Fwupd 1.7.4 Released with Support for ModemManager Devices and New Hardware

Posted by hanuca on Jan 13, 2022 9:40 PM EST
9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor
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Richard Hughes released today fwupd 1.7.4 as the fourth maintenance update to the latest fwupd 1.7 stable series of this open-source firmware upgrade utility for GNU/Linux distributions.

Fwupd 1.7.4 is here exactly one month after fwupd 1.7.3 and adds firmware branch support for ModemManager devices, adds the ability for firmware engineers to patch files at known offsets, and introduces support for displaying why more devices are not marked as updatable.

This release also introduces support for more hardware, including the HP USB-C G2 Dock, Nordic HID devices using MCUBoot, ThinkPad Thunderbolt 4 Dock, Quectel EG25-G LTE modem, many UF2 devices, as well as more PixArt devices.

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