Released: September 10, 2013
ClearOS Community 6.5.0 Beta 1 has arrived! Along with the usual round of bug fixes and enhancements, this release introduces Marketplace enhancements, a Network Detail Report, an Administrators app,Official Amazon EC2 Support, a Software RAID Manager, Mail Archive,UPnP Support, an updated Web Server app, as well as new reporting features.
Some of the new apps in the beta are NOT available via the Marketplace but can be installed via yum. You can find installation and app details further below.
<note>If you have not already done so, please review the introduction to test releases.</note>
The following is a list of features coming in ClearOS Community 6.5.0.
Under the hood, some changes were made to support OwnCloud as well as web-based applications (Tiki Wiki, WordPress, Joomla, etc.). We are hoping to include a free version of the Network Map app available for the final release.
For businesses and organizations, ClearOS Professional 6.5.0 also includes:
The full changelog can be found here:
Please post your feedback in the ClearOS Development and Test Release Forum.
Virtual Machine and Cloud Images are not available for this beta.
To upgrade an existing system to ClearOS 6.5.0 Beta 1, you can run the following command:
yum --enablerepo=clearos-updates-testing upgrade
The number of apps available in ClearOS can be a bit overwhelming. The ClearOS 6.5.0 release provides some new Marketplace features to help alleviate the situation. The Marketplace Install Wizard now provides 3 install options for getting through the app selection process:
In addition, there's a new Layout Manager that lets you choose how you want to view Marketplace apps (see screenshot below). We are still working through some usability issues in the entire install wizard, so feedback is certainly welcome.
The Network Detail Report provides a historical view of network traffic on a per IP/user basis. To install the app, run:
yum --enablerepo=clearos-updates-testing install app-network-detail
The Administrators app allows you to delegate access to certain apps. To install the app, run:
yum --enablerepo=clearos-updates-testing install app-administrators
The app still needs some polish, notably:
The underlying reporting engine has been updated to support additional drill-down features as well as live charts. Known issues: