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Bering-uClibc is a LEAF branch currently based on the Linux kernel 4.4 and uClibc-ng. It is ipv6-ready and provides with apkg a new and enhanced package management.

For the installation process and how to use additional packages read the Bering-uClibc User Guide

Available boot images and extensions

LEAF Bering-uClibc is available for download as an ISO-image or tarball which can be installed on HD, CF or an USB device. Optimized variants are provided for i486, Geode and i686 processors and access via VGA screens or serial lines.

Up to LEAF Bering-uClibc 3.x it also was available as a single-floppy-image based on Linux 2.4 kernels.

The ISO images supports dhcp, ppp and pppoe connections out of the box and fits for a SOHO network demanding a stable and secure router/Internet connection. Secure remote administration is available with dropbear, a small sshd replacement.

More than 200 packages are available, to extend LEAF Bering-uClibc with capabilities like SNMP, IPv6 firewall, VPN, Intrusion Detection, Traffic Accounting, Quagga Routing Suite, bandwith management and wireless connections, just to name a few.

The Packages page contains a list of currently available packages.

Please take a look at the Changelog section to read about the latest changes on the base images.

Sourcecode

The git repository contains the sources and a toolchain for the 6.x version, to build it yourself. The Developer Guide explains what’s needed to compile your own packages.


Announcements

LEAF Bering-uClibc 6.1.0-alpha is available for testing

  • Posted by: kapeka on 05 March 2017
Bering-uClibc-6.1.0-alpha1 provides major updates for our build base, a major kernel upgrade and various other improvements.

LEAF Bering-uClibc 6.0.2 released

  • Posted by: kapeka on 30 January 2017
Bering-uClibc-6.0.2 is the second maintenance release for the LEAF Bering-uClibc 6.0 series and provides fixes for 6.0.1 and package updates.

LEAF Bering-uClibc 6.0.2-rc1 released

  • Posted by: kapeka on 12 January 2017
Bering-uClibc-6.0.2-rc1 starts the second maintenance release of LEAF Bering-uClibc 6.0.

LEAF Bering-uClibc 6.0.0 released

  • Posted by: kapeka on 22 October 2016
Bering-uClibc-6.0.0 introduces the new major version of LEAF Bering-uClibc.

LEAF Bering-uClibc 6.0.0-beta1 is available for testing

  • Posted by: kapeka on 04 September 2016
With Bering-uClibc-6.0.0-beta1 the next major version of LEAF Bering-uClibc has reached a reasonable stable stadium.