Qubes OS 42 Published by

The first release candidate for Qubes OS 4.2.0 has been released for testing.



Qubes OS 4.2.0-rc1 is available for testing

We’re pleased to announce that the first  release candidate for Qubes OS 4.2.0 is now available for  testing. This  minor release includes several new features and improvements over Qubes OS 4.1.0. Qubes 4.2.0-rc1 is available on the  downloads page.

What’s new in Qubes 4.2.0?

  • Dom0 upgraded to Fedora 37
  • Xen updated to version 4.17
  • SELinux support in Fedora templates
  • Several GUI applications rewritten, including:
    • Applications Menu
    • Qubes Global Settings
    • Create New Qube
    • Qubes Update
  • Unified grub.cfg location for both UEFI and legacy boot
  • PipeWire support
  • fwupd integration for firmware updates
  • Optional automatic clipboard clearing
  • Official packages built using Qubes Builder v2

Please see the  Qubes OS 4.2.0 release notes for details.



Qubes OS 4.2.0-rc1 is available for testing