Fwupd 1.4 Released With Many Improvements For Open-Source Firmware Updating
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 14 April 2020 at 06:14 AM EDT. Add A Comment
HARDWARE --
Fwupd 1.4 is available today as the latest major update to this open-source, Linux-focused firmware updating solution that ties into the Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS).

Fwupd 1.4 brings with it many improvements including:

- The new fwupdtool firmware-convert sub-command for converting a firmware file between types.

- A new Fwupd plug-in for handling CPU microcode updating.

- A new Fwupd plug-in for handling Cypress CCGX hardware.

- A new plug-in for EP963x hardware.

- The Fwupd tool now supports a reinstall sub-command.

- Dependent upon the new Jcat project.

- Many bug fixes.

More details on the big Fwupd 1.4 firmware updating feature release via the Fwupd mailing list.
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