FreedomBox 24.9 released

FreedomBox 24.9 has been released and uploaded to Debian unstable. Typically, the freedombox package will migrate to testing in 2 days, and then can be uploaded to stable-backports.

Changes in this release:

  • action_utils, nextcloud: Make podman util more generic
  • config: Handle dropin config files with limited permissions
  • locale: Update translations for Albanian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Russian, Spanish, Turkish
  • nextcloud: (Note that this app is currently disabled, and not available to install.)
    • Add network interface to firewall zone after creating it
    • Add warning that the app is experimental
    • Allow backup/restore when app is disabled
    • Connect to mysql using socket instead of TCP
    • Connect to redis using Unix socket
    • Connect to slapd for LDAP using Unix socket
    • Don’t fail uninstall if DB or user do not exist
    • Don’t set password on redis server
    • Don’t show incorrect phone region when it is not set
    • Drop a repeated creation of systemd service file
    • Ensure that database is running when running setup
    • Expand on the warning about container usage
    • Fail on errors when configuring the app
    • Fix configuring trusted proxies setting
    • Improve check used to test if installation wizard is done
    • Improve database permission granting
    • Improve setting up LDAP configuration
    • Minor changes to cron timer units
    • Minor refactoring
    • Minor update to description regarding users’ usage
    • Refactor container creation code
    • Refactor setting admin password
    • Remove fail2ban jail, brute force protection present
    • Rename the systemd service names
    • Retrieve database password in a more robust way
    • Use a separate DB for redis
    • Use secrets module generate passwords
    • When backup fails, unset the maintenance mode
  • tests: functional: Disable functional tests

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

  • Besnik Bleta
  • Burak Yavuz
  • gallegonovato
  • James Valleroy
  • Joseph Nuthalapati
  • Ray Kuo
  • Sunil Mohan Adapa
  • Yurt Page
  • 大王叫我来巡山
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