Below is a list of post-release service announcements.
📌 PSA 09/07/23
PSA: We have seen a problem with Waydroid in the most recent distribution release. Specifically, that Waydroid does not work. We’ve investigated the problem and documented our findings on our bug tracker; see Waydroid does not work with errors [Errno 2] No such file or directory: ‘modprobe’ and [gbinder] WARNING: Service manager /dev/binder has died #120.
📌 PSA 30/06/23
PSA: We have updated the Nitrux Update Tool System to include functionality to use kexec. Kexec is a mechanism in Linux that allows you to load and boot a new kernel without going through the entire reboot process.
- ⚠️ Important: The kexec command boots directly into a new kernel without going through the standard system startup process. It replaces the currently running kernel with a new one and starts executing the new kernel immediately. As a result, all processes running in the current kernel, including the graphical session, will be abruptly terminated. This includes any applications, services, or processes that rely on the current kernel for execution, including the graphical user interface (GUI).
To update nuts, do the following.
- If the user followed the instructions on the repository’s README or the tutorial on How to upgrade Nitrux to use the Nitrux Update Tool System on supported releases, simply run git pull within the directory where the Nitrux Update Tool System was downloaded to or clone it again if the user deleted the directory.
- Do the following if using Nitrux 2.9.0, where the Nitrux Update Tool System is included by default.
- Open the terminal and use overlayroot-chroot.
- Then, proceed to follow the instructions in the README or the tutorial. Optionally, delete the directory used for cloning.
sudo overlayroot-chroot mount -t devtmpfs dev /dev # Clone repository git clone --depth=1 https://github.com/Nitrux/nuts.git /nuts # Copy nuts and its config file to the root cp /nuts/usr/bin/nuts /usr/bin cp /nuts/etc/nuts.conf /etc # Optionally delete /nuts rm -r /nuts umount /dev exit # Reboot to load the changes to the overlay sudo reboot