Calamares 3.2.39 released

Mar 19, 2021

Still chipping away at the 3.2.37 milestone, and adding some other features, and tidying up module internals and improving the QML-UI side of things, here’s another quick-release of Calamares. Note that btrfs support is relatively new and has a number of open issues with it.

This release contains contributions from (alphabetically by first name):

  • Matti Hyttinen


  • A packages service has been added to the core, for use by netinstall module and any others that need to set up package information for the packages module.


  • The mount module has gained a configurable setup for btrfs volumes. If your distro has a default-to-btrfs setup, it can skip the hard- coded setup (which Calamares has had for a long time with @home and similar) and introduce a custom btrfs configuration through the mount.conf file. See issues #1659 and #1661 for warnings about using this in production.
  • netinstall now supports fallbacks for the groups data. Instead of a single URL, multiple URLs may be specified in a list and Calamares goes through them until one is successfully retrieved. Older configurations with a single string are treated like a one-item list. #1579
  • The usersq module now connects to the internal configuration object and may be usable for regular installations.


If you experience an issue with Calamares, please tell us all about it on the Calamares issue tracker. For a full change list, or the full list of issues closed with this release, please see the Calamares code repository.

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