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Alpine Linux 3.15 Released with Linux 5.15 LTS, Other Features

Alpine Linux 3.15 is here for users who want to use this security-oriented distribution on their computers. As you can imagine, this is a major update and the first release of Alpine Linux to be powered by the latest Linux 5.15 LTS kernel series.

Highlights of this release include initial support for UEFI Secure Boot on the 64-bit (x86_64) architecture, support for disk encryption in the installer, support for out-of-tree kernel modules via AKMS (inspired by DKMS), gzip-compressed kernel modules, and SimpleDRM as the default in-kernel framebuffer driver for a flicker-free boot. Learn more about the new release here.