New TurnKey Core version (14.0)

Tue, 2015/09/15 - 16:59

Changes:

  • Upgraded base distribution to Debian Jessie 8.1.
  • TurnKey Backup and Migration (tklbam):
    • No longer requires TurnKey Hub or even a network connection.
    • Ability to force a profile.
    • Increased robustness of MySQL backup/restore.
    • Improved logging (output in realtime, exceptions, rotation).
    • Usability improvments (more verbose, self-documenting).
    • Improved --debug behaviour.
    • Multiple bugfixes and improvements https://github.com/turnkeylinux/tklbam/blob/master/docs/RelNotes-1.4.txt
  • Web management console (webmin):
    • Upgraded webmin to 1.760.
    • Served behind stunnel4 for improved SSL.
  • Web shell (shellinabox):
    • Served behind stunnel4 for improved SSL.
    • Bugfix: only one line displayed on mobile device (ie. ipad).
  • Initialization hooks (inithooks):
    • Kernel upgrade on firstboot will trigger a reboot.
    • TurnKey initialization fence HTTPS encryption warning explanation.
    • Improved SSH key regeneration.
    • Added system notifications and critical security alerts hook.
    • Added turnkey-sudoadmin (configure system to use sudo admin user).
    • Added hostname configuration hook.
    • Added autogrow filesystem hook.
    • Added IP configuration hook.
    • Added support for systemd.
  • Configuration console (confconsole):
    • Added support for systemd.
  • Installer (di-live):
    • Updated to support Debian 8.0, version bump to 0.9.5.
    • Upgraded partitioner with latest d-i upstream code.
    • Removed alignment tags which are not interpreted by debconf.
    • Updated build-depends and recommends.
    • Added support for systemd.
  • Miscallaneous
    • monit: added cpu/ram/swap/disk alerts.
    • systemd: set as default init system.
    • ssl/ssh: lots of security improvements.
    • openssh-server: configured to permit root login with password.
    • vim-tiny: set as alternative for vim instead of symlink.
    • sources.list: updated cdn.debian.net to http.debian.net.
    • udhcpc: added support for /32 IPv4 subnets.
    • bashrc: added missing aliases for color terms.
    • iso-hybrid: ISO images are pre-processed for USB flash booting.
    • gfxboot: updated to support newer syslinux version.
    • busybox-initramfs: custom built enabling initramfs support.

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