Alpine 2.6.1 Is Powered by Linux Kernel 3.9.4

Xen 4.2.2, Python 2.7.5 and Samba 3.6.15 are part of this release

The Alpine Team announced a couple of days ago, June 4, that the Alpine Linux 2.6.1 Linux distribution is available for download.

Alpine Linux 2.6.1 is just a bugfix release, which uses Linux kernel 3.9.4 by default (with reworked arp and frag patches), and Linux kernel 3.4.47 for vserver. Also, the Xen hypervisor has been updated to version 4.2.2.

Moreover, Alpine Linux 2.6.1 includes Samba 3.6.15, Python 2.7.5, GMP5 5.1.2, Roundcube Webmail 0.9.1, Wireshark 1.8.7, xf86-video-openchrome 0.3.3, QEMU 1.4.2, and Asterisk 11.4.0.

Lots of libraries and core functions have been updated or fixed in this stable release of Alpine Linux. More details can be found in the official release announcement.

Alpine is a community-developed Linux operating system designed for x86 Routers, Firewalls, VPNs, VoIP and servers.

Download Alpine 2.6.1 right now from Softpedia.

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