Release Notes

Latest changes in emteria.OS
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-Updated input configuration for the used resistive touchscreen
-Updated screen configuration for lower density and smaller font size
-Updated common projects to emteria version 0.9.0
-Added ethtool binary for network information gathering
-Added SIMCOM 7600E LTE drivers
-Updated proprietary RPi firmware to a16470ad47c0ad66d5c
-Updated Android code base to the official v7.1.2_r39 release
-Updated resolution detection to handle custom firmware modes
-Updated resolution detection to consider refresh rates
-Updated RPi settings to list all supported resolutions
-Updated generic GPS driver with new testing define
-Updated MDM client to send battery information
-Updated MDM client to support direct application management
-Updated F-Droid client application to version 1.7.1
-Removed system resolution defines to simplify custom settings
-Added proprietary RIL binaries for Keto's GSM modem
-Updated RIL configuration to allow external modems
-Updated telephony and data settings for better RIL support
-Updated common projects to emteria.OS 0.8.1
-Added terminal support when booted in TWRP recovery mode
-Removed option for embedding firmware binary blobs into the kernel
-Updated AOSP code base to Android 7.1.2 revision 37
-Updated firmware boot binaries for Raspberry Pi 3
-Updated firmware handling which led to WIFI start failure
-Updated License Manager application to handle upgrades correctly
-Updated License Manager application with user-friendly error messages
-Updated License Manager to forget non-code accounts (BREAKING CHANGE!)
-Updated GPS HAL to use the code from the new public repository
-Removed default music applications due to crashes
-Removed default configurations for multi-user interface
-Removed conflicting mobile data settings
-Updated Ethernet configuration for better MDM support
-Updated common Android projects to 0.8.1
-Added possibility to use USB-Serial-Converters for runtime UART console
-Added preliminary configuration for supporting USB GSM modems
-Added extenadable/dynamic folder structure for linux firmware handling
-Added system properties for controlling audio hardware interface
-Updated audio hardware interface for better USB microphone support
-Updated screen resolution detection to reuse existing modes
-Updated built-in VNC server to support scrolling with mouse wheel
-Updated built-in VNC server to support clipboard sharing from client to server
-Updated built-in MDM client with more robust error and group handling
-Updated License Manager application not to store account passwords locally
-Updated SEPolicy to be compliant with Android 9 for easier upgrade
-Updated OS Update application to show the correct state of auto-updates
-Updated TeamViewer addon application for improving remote control
-Removed default music applications due to incompatibities
-Removed default configurations for multi-user interface
-Removed conflicting mobile data settings
-Updated Ethernet configuration for better MDM support
-Updated common Android projects to 0.8.0
-Updated common projects to 0.7.1
-Initial release based on RPi3 v0.7.1
-Added integrated SFTP server for secure file transfer
-Added more provisioning options to the SetupWizard
-Added shell profile initialization for less SSH errors
-Added Android restriction commands to the MDM client
-Updated automatic resolution handling for RPi
-Updated emteria settings to be accessible from other applications
-Updated F-Droid binary to version 1.7
-Added swap memory for better performance (beta)
-Added user notification for synchronization issues
-Added provisioning for MDM, SSH and VNC options
-Added provisioning for system settings and preferences
-Updated MDM client with new commands and settings
-Updated Bluetooth device configuration for A2DP
-Updated cross-application preference definitions
-Updated logging routines during a system update
-Initial release based on RPi3 v0.6.4
-Initial release based on common projects v0.6.4
-Initial release based on RPi3 v0.6.4
-Added wallpaper customization as part of device provisioning
-Added proxy settings in emteria network settings
-Added access to /dev/gpiomem and /dev/kmem from kernel
-Added activation by means of universal licenses
-Updated bootanimation as part of device provisioning
-Updated MDM client for remote device management (still beta)
-Updated Bluetooth package configuration for A2DP
-Updated F-Droid client application to version 1.5.1
-Removed 60Hz enforcement for non-standard screen modes
-Removed bundled licenses option for non-activated devices
-Removed restrictions for background process limits
-Added basic MDM client for remote device management (beta)
-Added bootanimation customization as part of device provisioning
-Added authorized SSH keys as part of device provisioning
-Fixed SSH startup error due to wrong privilege separation path
-Fixed TWRP package installation due to missing unzip binary
-Updated TWRP early initialization configuration
-Updated the bootloader binary & config to version 2019.01
-Updated the system WebView component to version 66.0.3359.158
-Updated bugreport to exclude non-existing components
-Removed vim editor binary due to AOSP compatibility issues
-Updated proprietary firmware binary files
-Updated WiFi country handling for 5G support in SoftAP
-Updated usb configuration for better 3G/4G USB modem support
-Added possibility to autostart multiple apps
-Added possibility to change the order of autostarted apps
-Added device lockdown with Kiosk mode (beta)
-Added automatic reboot if a frozen kernel task is detected
-Added TeamViewer addon required for controlling the OS
-Fixed multiple crashes when setting static IP
-Fixed multiple VNC password dialog crashes
-Added proper text hiding when setting VNC passwords
-Added autostart for third-party applications (beta)
-Added setting for (S)NTP server configuration
-Added microG security layer for signature spoofing
-Added preinstallation of OEM apps during setup wizard
-Improved saving time when RTC is not available
-Improved GPS drivers with proper data parsing
-Removed preinstalled CMFileManager application
-Updated common projects to 0.6.0
-Added support for VNC password protection (beta)
-Added support for static IP configuration (beta)
-Added support for private F-Droid repos (beta)
-Disabled Linux screen blanking by default
-Updated DRM platform libraries
-Updated RPi firmware binaries
-Updated F-Droid application to v1.5-alpha
-Improved update process for different branches
-Improved licensing process for activation codes
-Fixed device deactivation due to application cache cleaning
-Fixed last step of automatic updating process
-Fixed resolution detection for multi-resolution screens
-Implemented immersive mode for third-party applications (beta)
-Implemented integrated vnc server for remote access (beta)
-Initial build based on emteria.OS version 0.5.19
-Initial release based on emteria.OS 0.5.19
-Updated RPi firmware binaries
-Updated regulatory domain for full wireless range
-Updated the default timezone to Europe/Brussels
-Updated RPi-specific display settings
-Introduced beta support for VNC applications
-Improved datetime management without a hardware clock
-Improved support for deprecated license data
-Improved periodic checks for hardware health state
-Preparations for proper VNC support (unfinished)
-Updated common projects to 0.5.18
-Fixed serial detection in Android
-Fixed stuck activation process if errors occur
-Fixed runtime of the optimization dialog