Foobar Linux 8 (0o10)
We released Foobar Linux 8 (0o10) 27th of August 2020. This is the recommended version to all new installations.
Eight is the first Foobar Linux version which supports package modularity. It makes it possible to select alternative software version to install. This is a rolling release. All updates come without subversion releases.
Recommended upgrade path from older versions is full re-install.
Foobar Linux 7 (Sarvikuono)
We released Sarvikuono 7.7 update at 12th of September 2019. Installing updates on older version 7 will automatically update system to latest sub-version.
We released Foobar Linux 7 Sarvikuono (7.1) at 12th of June 2015.
7.2 update was released at 10th of December 2015.
7.3 update was released at 30th of November 2016.
7.4 update was released at 17th of August 2017.
7.5 update was released at 7th of June 2018.
7.6 update was released at 23th of November 2018.
Foobar Linux 7 is our biggest change in Foobar Linux history, moving from traditional SysV init system to systemd. There are also other changes worth of four development years from earlier version. Because of these big changes the recommended upgrade path from older versions is full re-install.
Maintenance updates are available until June 2024. Full support ended at December 2019.
Foobar Linux 6 (Voikukka)
Voikukka reached it's end of the life at 30th of November 2020. This was last release which supported 32-bit cpus. No new security or bugfixes are provided.
Foobar Linux 5 (Joutsenpuisto)
Joutsenpuisto supported both i386 (Pentium II or later) and x86-64 (amd64, ia32e, emt64t) CPU architectures. Joutsenpuisto has reached end of the life at the end of March 2017. No new security or bugfixes are provided.
Foobar Linux release 4 (Kablam)
Kablam was first version using kernel 2.6. It supported both i386 (Pentium II or later) and x86-64 CPU architectures. Kablam has reached end of the life at the end of February 2012. No new security or bugfixes are provided.
Foobar Linux release 3 (FastLine)
This version using Linux kernel 2.4 has already reached the end of the life at the end of the October 2010. No new security or bugfixes are provided.