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Mark Foster mdf at
Fri Oct 2 18:36:33 CEST 2015

It's unfortunate that the stock Ubuntu freeradius packages are so out of
date even on the latest (Wily) they're only up to 2.1.12. Ref:
We switched to the repo at for 14.04 LTS
Hopefully in the future the Ubuntu package maintainers can get their act
together and ensure the next LTS has the supported & stable version
included as stock.

On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 5:33 AM, Jim Seymour <jseymour at> wrote:

> On Fri, 2 Oct 2015 15:18:17 +0700
> "Fajar A. Nugraha" <list at> wrote:
> [snip]
> >
> > @Jim: Is this a new installation intended to replace your old 1.x
> > setup?
> It's a new server installation, all of which is replacing the old
> server: Yes.
> >
> > 2.2.x is EoL, and will only get security fixes in the future. While it
> > makes much sense to stick with 2.x on established systems, you should
> > probably jump straight to 3.0.x (use latest 3.0.x branch from git, or
> > wait a few days until 3.0.10 is released) for new installation.
> Assuming 2.2.9 is config-file-compatible with 2.1.12, I'd be inclined
> to stick with that.  I spent a *lot* of time getting done what I've
> already gotten done.  I really, really don't want to go through that
> all over again.
> >
> > Having said that, see
> > if you want
> > to use 2.2.9 anyway. Might save you some time and effort.
> It will!  Thanks!
> I believe that's the way I'll go.  14.04 LTS is supposed to be
> supported until Apr. 2019, so I'm inclined to stick with packages to
> the extent possible.
> Just getting off an old, long-EOL'd Sun Sparc Solaris system upon which
> I was *obliged* to build & install from tarballs all the time.  Looking
> to leave that behind to the extent possible.
> Do I understand correctly that if I install from that PPA, installing
> "over the top of" the existing install, and choosing to retain my
> existing radiusd.conf, that all future updates will come from that PPA,
> rather than the official Ubuntu 14.04 repos?
> Thanks,
> Jim
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