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Armbian 22.05 has been released!

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Posted at 6/3/2022 01:46:14     
Last edited by Armbian In 6/3/2022 01:50 Editor

Armbian 22.05

Highlights:

*  Thousands of hours have been invested to stabilize supported board images
*  Hundreds of Linux kernel and user space related bug fixes completed by the Armbian team
*  Added support for new boards
*  Established new Maintainers

What’s New:

Our first priority is to support and enhance the Community. To that goal, Armbian releases updates and bug fixes from our Contributors on a regular basis. We are excited to add support for the following new boards:

* DevTerm A06
* Orange Pi R1+ LTS
* Radxa Rock 3A
* Radxa Zero

And to announce new Maintainers and movement to supported status the following boards:

* ESPRESSObin
* Radxa Rock Pi 4

A complete list of bug fixes and updates are linked below.

Community Call to Action:

As an Armbian Community member or user you know that we support many different single board computers, with each release requiring a significant investment of time, effort and money. While most Linux distributions can create a single build and then release their distribution, we must test our releases against many different hardware platforms which is much more time consuming and makes providing consistent stable images more challenging. We are able to develop new and updated releases due to the significant contribution of time from our Maintainers, developers and limited donations.

At present our funding and Community time contributions allows us to complete one medium sized project per year related to our tools such as the Build Framework or our configuration tool along with bug fixes, support for new boards, etc. Clearly this level of support, while appreciated, does not allow us to complete many of the outstanding issues or improvements needed or requested by the Community. Accordingly, we believe we are at an inflection point, where in order to move forward and address the Community’s needs, Armbian needs to transition to a new business model. One where growth will require us to acquire additional funding before we can address many of the larger issues.

How can you help?

Time: For those who want to contribute time, please consider becoming a board Maintainer of one of the many boards that Armbian supports.

Money: For those who can help monetarily, please consider making a donation.

Credits:

This release represents the hard work of exceptional individuals who have contributed their time and expertise. Many thanks to (in alphabetical order):

150balbes, adeepn, AmadeusGhost, amazingfate, belegdol, catalinii, chbgdn, DJAlPee, EvilOlaf, heisath, hzyitc, iav, igorpecovnik, julianwhitehm, lanefu, littlecxm, Myron-S, ManoftheSea, neheb, NicoD, paolosabatino, peter279k, piter75, psztoch, RadxaYuntian, RichNeese, rpardini, schwar3kat, The-going, Tonymac32, theblackhole, TRS-80, umiddelb, yang

To see the full release changelog, please visit: Release Changelog

The full release can be read: here

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Hello All,

As Firefly boards make up some of the supported Armbian boards, our media team wanted to get an update out to the Firefly Community.  If this is the wrong place for this announcement someone on the moderation team please reach out and we can find a better place for it.  Otherwise, we will continue to update you here in this thread as new releases are put out.

Have a great day!
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Posted at 6/25/2022 03:28:38     
Last edited by Armbian In 6/25/2022 03:33 Editor

Armbian 22.05.3

What’s New :
* All board images have been rebuilt due to corruption found in certain images
* Fixed Orange Pi 3 LTS bluetooth support
* Added board images for Orange Pi 4 LTS
* Upgraded bootloader to 22.04 for Rockchip family boards

How can you help?
Time: For those who want to contribute time, please consider becoming a board Maintainer of one of the many boards that Armbian supports.

Money: For those who can help monetarily, please consider making a donation.

To see the full release changelog, please visit: Release Changelog

The full release can be read: here
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Posted at 7/15/2022 02:25:09     
Last edited by Armbian In 7/15/2022 02:28 Editor

Armbian 22.05.4

What’s New:

More desktop flavors have been enabled for all boards that support desktops:
* Xfce
* Budgie
* Gnome
* Cinnamon
* KDE Plasma



How can you help

Time: For those who want to contribute time, please consider becoming a board Maintainer of one of the many boards that Armbian supports.

Money: For those who can help monetarily, please consider making a donation.

To see the full release changelog, please visit: Release Changelog

The full release can be read: here
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Posted at 9/1/2022 03:20:17     
Last edited by Armbian In 9/1/2022 03:29 Editor

Armbian 22.08

What’s New?

- Kernel and u-boot upgrade to latest upstream versions (2022.07 and 5.15.y / 5.19.y)
- New Rockchip RK3588 Rock 5b WIP target
- Enabled additional code security analysis
- Improved kernel and u-boot upgrade testing, which can now run even on every commit to the code base
- Enabled automated build processes to regenerate community supported images weekly
- Improved documentation for board maintainers and developers

Check the release changelog below for a full log of changes and fixes.

How can you help?

Time: For those who want to contribute time, please check open applications

Money: For those who can help monetarily, please consider making a donation


To see the full release change log, please visit: Release Changelog

To see full release visit: Armbian 22.08 Release
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