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CopperheadOS updates

This page is a list of the high level changes we’ve made to CopperheadOS corresponding to the build date of the release. CopperheadOS releases pre-July 2018 will be updated here in the near future.

Customers can check what version of CopperheadOS they are on by going to Settings -> System -> About -> Build Number.

Customers and licensed partners who would like to opt-in to Beta testing can do so by selecting “Beta” channel in Settings -> System -> Advanced -> System update settings

CopperheadOS Release: 2019.11.09 (Stable)

  • September, October, November security patch
  • Chromium -> 78.0.3904
  • Updater fixes: caching, file notification
  • New messaging system: Customers can now receive on-device notifications from Copperhead
  • Messaging opt-out toggle added

CopperheadOS Release: 2019.08.10

  • August security patch
  • Android Q preparation work
  • New licensing mechanism initalisation

CopperheadOS Release: 2019.07.10

  • July security patch
  • Chromium no longer warns about Google Play Services
  • Updater provides user feedback regarding update availability
  • Fixed Updater attempting to download and verify twice

CopperheadOS Release: 2019.06.10

  • June security patch
  • Chromium -> 75.0.3770.87

CopperheadOS Release: 2019.05.05

  • May security patch
  • Backup -> 0.3
  • Chromium -> 74.0.3729.155
  • Sailfish Kernel -> 3.18.131
  • Walleye Kernel -> 4.4.169
  • Fixed Updater UI for verification
  • Fixed Updater caching

CopperheadOS Release: 2019.04.20

  • Updated Chromium to 73.0.3683.114
  • Implemented April Security Patch
  • Resolved SystemUI lockscreen bug on Pixel and Pixel XL

CopperheadOS Android 9 Release: 2019.03.24

  • Implemented December, January, February and March Security patches
  • Redesigned updater to include pausing/resuming downloads, notification of updates, and progress bars
  • Introduced “Security Flags” section with information about current device security state
  • Updated Backup application to 0.3.0
  • Introduced backup encryption
  • Updated to Chromium 72.0.3626.114
  • Updated Etar Calendar to 1.0.14
  • Decoupled Etar Calendar from OS release key to allow for updates from F*Droid
  • Introduced To-do agenda
  • Added Project Treble configurations to kernels
  • Moved security settings backend to secure settings storage

CopperheadOS release 2018.12.18

CopperheadOS release 2018.11.11

  • Updated to November security patch level
  • Upgraded Chromium to 70.0.3538.77
  • Upgraded Etar Calendar to 1.0.13
  • Decoupled F-Droid from the OS release key for faster releases
  • Upgraded F-Droid to 1.4
  • Fixed issue with Dialer and Contacts

CopperheadOS release 2018.10.24

  • Updated to October security patch level
  • Upgraded Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL kernels to 4.4.162
  • Upgraded Pixel and Pixel XL kernels to 3.18.124

CopperheadOS release 2018.09.18

  • Updated to September security patch level
  • Added Wireguard kernel driver for future VPN work
  • Added backup application for GUI backups

CopperheadOS release 2018.07.07

  • Updated to July security patch level
  • Added glue wrapper scripts to assist in building (check script/)
  • Changed update domain
  • Added Pixel 2 XL wallpaper