Stratis 2.4 allows booting from a Stratis-managed root filesystem and enhances existing encryption support.
GCC 11.1 released with significant progress in the C++20 language support and experimental C++23 support.
The newest major release of QEMU comes with many improvements, especially for ARM and RISC-V architectures.
The newest release of Fedora 34 and its spins offers BTRFS compression by default, a switch from X11 to Wayland as default for KDE Plasma, and other improvements.
The newest Proxmox VE release comes with single-file restore, QEMU 5.2, LXC 4.0, and ZFS 2.0.4.
Some of the highlights:
Version 1.1 of the Proxmox Backup Server is based on Debian 10.9 with a 5.4 kernel 5.4 and uses ZFS 2.0.
The release notes of OpenSSH 8.6 again start with the deprecation notice for the SHA-1 "ssh-rsa" signature scheme. The new release comes with security and feature improvements.
Only some of the highlights:
The first stable version of Almalinux, a binary-compatible drop-in replacement for CentOS, is available.
The Debian project released a fresh point release, including the latest bug fixes and security updates.
The latest stable release of Grafana comes with a new and improved pie chart panel, alerting support for Loki, a Grafana Tempoo backend data source, and many other improvements.
The git maintenance command is probably the most notable feature of this newest release of Git.
Major changes include toolchain updates to glibc-2.33, and binutils-2.36.1.
This zstd release brings significant performance improvements for the --long mode, a setting designed to improve compression ratio for files with long matches at a large distance.
This OpenSSH release enables the UpdateHostKeys option by default to assist the client by automatically migrating to better algorithms if the weak SHA-1 hash algorithm in conjunction with the RSA public key algorithm is still used.
Amongst other improvements, release 21 of Nextcloud hub brings a high-performance back-end for Nextcloud Files.
Because Ansible is switching to semantic versioning, the version number of this release is 3.0.0 instead of 2.11.0.
The first release of inetutils in 6 years brings updates to programs like ping and ficonfig.