As always, minor releases include stability and security improvements that are designed to be a safe and quick upgrade.
The changelog is updated! There you can find all the fixes and improvements for these releases on our website.
Note: There will be no more releases of Nextcloud Hub 2 (24.0.x). Upgrade to Nextcloud Enterprise to continue to get security and stability updates or move to Nextcloud Hub 4 (26.0.x) or Hub 3 (25.0.x). Don’t forget that running web-facing software without regular updates is risky. Please stay up to date with Nextcloud releases of both the server and its apps, for the safety of your data! Customers can always count on our upgrade support if needed.
Note²:PHP 7.4 is no longer officially supported by the PHP community. Nextcloud has supported PHP 8.0 and newer versions for some time now, and we strongly recommend you move to a newer version of PHP. Version 8.0 is already out of active support (!) and has only 7 months of security updates left. Nextcloud Hub 3 (25.0.x) deprecates PHP 7.4 but still works with it. We strongly recommend you use PHP 8.1 or newer. Our Hub 4 release has dropped 7.4 support while introducing support for PHP 8.2.
Nextcloud Hub 4 was released last month and we highly recommend that you upgrade to benefit from the latest features. Check out the release announcement here.
End of public support for Nextcloud Hub 2 (24.0.x series)
Nextcloud Hub 2 (24.0.x) is no longer maintained. We will continue to release security and bug fix updates only for Nextcloud Enterprise 25 and older. If you are a home user, move to Hub 3 (25.0.x) or Hub 4 (26.0.x) as soon as possible. If you use Nextcloud in a commercial setting, check out our Nextcloud Enterprise as that is likely more suited for you. As always we strongly recommend you update to ensure you have a secure and reliable content collaboration platform that respects your digital sovereignty!
This is, of course, also true for apps: Keeping them updated has security benefits, besides the new features and other bug fixes.
Stay safe: keep your server up-to-date!
Minor Nextcloud releases are security and functionality bug fixes, not rewrites of major systems that risk user data! We also do extensive testing, both in our code base and by upgrading a series of real-world systems to the test versions. This ensures that upgrades to minor releases are generally painless and reliable. As the updates not only fix feature issues but also security problems, it is a bad idea to not upgrade!
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