FreedomBox 21.3 released

FreedomBox 21.3 has been released and uploaded to Debian unstable. Typically, it will migrate to testing in 2 days, and then can be uploaded to stable-backports.

Note that Debian bullseye soft freeze [1] starts on Feb 12. This means that only small, targeted fixes will be uploaded to unstable, until bullseye is released. Other changes will be uploaded to experimental until the end of the freeze.


  • zoph: Add new app to organize photos
    • Only available in Debian testing (bullseye) due to issues in buster.

Other Changes

  • locale: Update translations for Dutch, Greek, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
  • sharing: Improve shares group access description
  • upgrades: Add 10 minute delay before apt update
  • upgrades: Disable apt snapshots during dist upgrade
  • upgrades: Only check free space bytes before dist upgrade

The following people contributed to the git repository for this release:

  • Aurélien Couderc
  • Burak Yavuz
  • Fioddor Superconcentrado
  • ikmaak
  • James Valleroy
  • John Lines
  • Michael Breidenbach
  • Michalis
  • Oğuz Ersen
  • Sunil Mohan Adapa

[1] Bullseye Freeze Timeline and Policy


Update not available in testing after 3days. There is something wrong with my freedombox?

During this freeze period it will take 10 days to migrate to testing not 2 days as noted above. See tracker page.

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