FreedomBox 23.4 released

FreedomBox 23.4 has been released and uploaded to Debian unstable. Since the soft freeze for the next Debian release has started, the freedombox package will migrate to testing in 10 days, and then can be uploaded to stable-backports.


  • ejabberd: Fix making call connections when using TURN
  • matrixsynapse: Disable verification to fix public registrations
  • snapshot: Fix issue with snapshot rollbacks

Other Changes:

  • app: Add backup and restore menu items to toolbar menu
  • backups: Allow selecting a single app from URL when creating backup
  • config: Drop RuntimeMaxUse=5% for journal logging
  • dynamicdns: Skip uninstall test
  • ejabberd: Add Monal and Siskin for iOS and remove ChatSecure
  • email: Redirect to the app page if roundcube isn’t installed
  • ikiwiki: Re-run setup for each site after restore
  • locale: Update translations for Bulgarian, Spanish
  • matrixsynapse: Minor refactor in getting/setting public registrations
  • matrixsynapse: Add python3-psycopg2 to packages
  • matrixsynapse: Use yaml.safe_load
  • searx: Add libjs-bootstrap to packages
  • snapshot: Fix mounting /.snapshots subvolume and use automounting
  • templates: Show better title for 404 page
  • uninstall: Fix spelling in warning message
  • vagrant: Drop unnecessary script that deletes sqlite file
  • vagrant: Hide the vagrant-script directory
  • vagrant: Mount source in /freedombox instead of /vagrant
  • vagrant: Switch to /freedombox before running service with alias

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

  • 109247019824
  • James Valleroy
  • Juan
  • nbenedek
  • Sunil Mohan Adapa