ClearOS 7.6.0 General Release Information
Released: 30 April 2019
ClearFoundation and ClearCenter are proud to announce the general release of ClearOS 7.6 This is a minor release of ClearOS and focuses on important security updates as well as new applications in the ClearCenter Marketplace.
New Features Included in 7.6.0 Release and Since 7.5.0
New Upstream Features and improvements Include
Additional container support with new tools such as Podman (a container management tool) that complements the previously released tools such as Buildah and Skopeo. Podman can replace docker.
Policy-Based Decryption (PBD)
GnuTLS support Hardware Security Module (HSM)
OpenSSL now works with CPACF
nftables enchancements and the nft command for greater packet filtering insight
OpenSC support for new smart cards
Greater support for kdump, network, and timesync
Integration of Extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF)
and much, much more.
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
The ISO image will be available after the full release of ClearOS 7.5.0 when it can support Home and Business versions in addition to Community.
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 7.5
There is no supported method for upgrading directly from ClearOS 6 to ClearOS 7. But you may upgrade indirectly.
Make a copy of your configuration data. Backup your user data as well or retire your ClearOS 6 hard disk drives as roll back devices. 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: