If you look at:
You'll see that one of the releases is not like the others. 0.27 is a
stable release, which we tested and debugged. It's the one included in
Fedora 21 Server, among other things.
If you want to package something stable, then that's the one you want.
We'll announce future stable releases here.
Cockpit development is moving very fast, and for the time being
different versions of Cockpit are not compatible with one another. If
you run Cockpit on multiple machines, and you want them to show up in
one dashboard, you should use the same version of Cockpit across all of
We're taking steps to finish and stabilize the protocol. Once that's
done we'll have the expected backwards and forwards compatibility
between different versions of Cockpit on different machines.
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Cockpit is once again in heavy development, we're moving things around
a lot so that we can have a more modular architecture.
Obviously you can try to build Cockpit from git, but for Fedora 21
users Stephen Gallagher has set up a custom software repository so you
can try out the latest cutting edge Cockpit. Run these commands once:
$ sudo dnf install -y dnf-plugins-core
$ sudo dnf copr enable sgallagh/cockpit-preview
And now you can install and upgrade the latest version of Cockpit,
either via the command line, for example:
$ sudo dnf install cockpit
Or you can also use the 'Software' tool in GNOME to install cockpit
... but you still need to run the above 'copr' command once from a
If (like I did) you don't have dnf-plugins-core installed, you need to
install like this before running the above command:
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