Rocky Linux 8.5
On November 15, 2021, Rocky Linux 8.5 was released. Major updates include official Rocky Linux signed Secure Boot shim, support for x86_64 and AArch64 architectures, simplified network-based installations, and the availability of OpenJDK 17.
- Includes the official Rocky Linux signed Security Boot Shim.
- It is available for the x86_64 and AArch64 processor architectures.
- Repository URL is no longer required when using Boot-only media and performing Network-based installations of Rocky (and other Enterprise) Linux
- Open Java Development Kit 17 (OpenJDK 17) is now available.
|RHEL Compatibility||100% compatibility|
|Architecture Availability||x86_64 and aarch64 (ARM)|
|New Modules||Ruby 3.0, nginx 1.20, Node.js 16|
|Updated Components||PHP to version 7.4.19Squid to version 4.15Mutt to version 2.0.7|
|Compilers and Development tools||GCC Toolset 11, Rust Toolset 1.54.0, Go Toolset 1.16.7, LLVM Toolset 12.0.1|
|Packages Added||Plus repository: thunderbird with PGP support and openldap-servers Rockypi repository: raspberrypi2 kernel added for raspberry specific aarch64 support|