Debian Compatibility Improved in Latest BusyBox Release

The latest version of BusyBox can be downloaded from Softpedia

By on January 22nd, 2013 13:24 GMT

BusyBox, a tool that combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable, is now at version 1.21.0.

BusyBox 1.21.0 provides replacements for most of the utilities you usually find in GNU fileutils, shellutils.

Highlights of BusyBox 1.21.0:

• Packets are now handled with CHECKSUM_PARTIAL;
• Compatibility with Debian has improved;
• Simplify copyright/license notice that appears in the binary;
• 'w' cmd is now allowed to use two address forms.

A complete list of changes and new features can be found in the official announcement.

Download BusyBox 1.21.0 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.