Released Alpine 3.4.0 with New ISO Image for virtual machines

Alpine Linux team announced the release of Alpine 3.4.0 on May 31, 2016 it’s first release in the version 3.4 series.

Alpine 3.4.0

Changes on Alpine 3.4.0

• Linux 4.4 kernel.
• New iso image for virtual machines: alpine-virt.
• Improved support for the Raspberry Pi ecosystem.
• Support for DNS search domains in /etc/resolv.conf.
• ruby 2.3.
• postgresql 9.5.
• PHP packages have been renamed from php to php5.
• The service cron has been renamed to crond.
• busybox ping now uses unprivileged ICMP sockets so the binary does not need to be suid root. This means that you need to be in a group with gid between 999-59999 to be permitted to send pings.
• Most ruby-* packages have been removed. You should use gem instead.
• evince 3.20
• libreoffice 5.1
• Mate desktop 1.14
• qt5 5.6

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