ClearOS 7.3.0 Final Release Information
Released: 3 March 2017
ClearFoundation and ClearCenter are proud to announce the full release of ClearOS 7.3. This is a minor release of ClearOS and focuses on important security updates as well as increased compatibility with computers running UEFI.
New Features Included in 7.3.0 Release and Since 7.2.0
New Upstream Features and improvements Include
Improvements to OpenSCAP
framework (for developers).
is now available for development.
Flushing capabilities in the auditd daemon
IdM library improvements for developers
HMM Technology Preview
Lightweight kernel support improvements to Open vSwitch (for developers)
Developer Support for Coherent Accelerator Process Interface flash block adapter
Technology preview for Kernel SCHED_DEADLINE
Support for NVDIMMs through libnvdimm
CephFS kernel module
pNFS SCSI file sharing
IoT support improved to support Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) devices.
IoT Controller Area Network device drivers now supported in kernel
Kernet support for embedded MMC interface v5
ClearOS 7 features a Community, Home, and Business version. All versions of ClearOS will install from the same install image. You will be required to select your version during the initial setup wizard on the first boot after ClearOS is installed.
The full change logs can be found here:
Roadmap Tracker and Open Bugs
|64-bit Full||844 MB|| 0ba358dddf233f1631db8bf48911c1a7838887a1c854980c5a1d17c1a59d5812
|64-bit Net Install||417 MB|| 4e5e9ff1807eed54d4d03a9b4a9e9700b4743ad835df650f012a972efe9607d5
Virtual Machine and Cloud Images
Virtual Machine and Cloud Images are not yet available for this release.
| Platform || Image || Proceedure
| Amazon EC2 || clearos-7.2.0 - ami-8fb03898 || Install and run updates to 7.3
There is no supported method yet from upgrading from ClearOS 6 to ClearOS 7.
Make a copy of your configuration data. Backup your user data as well or retire your ClearOS 6 disk. ClearOS 7 now supports the import of your configuration data but not your user data.
Upgrades from 7.1.0 on properly running systems will happen automatically. To manually upgrade from ClearOS 7.1.0 or to validate that you are at the latest version run: