Cockpit 217

Cockpit is the modern Linux admin interface. We release regularly. Here are the release notes from version 217.

Overview: More details about Insights rule hits

When a machine is connected to Red Hat Insights, the Health card on the Overview page now shows more details.

Insights details

Dialogs: Buttons have been improved

Following PatternFly’s revised design guidelines, button placement in all modal dialogs has been changed to improve usability and accessibility.

New button order

Machines: Sending more keys to the console

Many more special keys can be sent to running virtual machines:

  • Control+Alt+Delete is usually used for rebooting a computer. On Windows systems, it is also sometimes used for signing in.
  • Control+Alt+Backspace is useful for force-quitting the X Window System.
  • The rest of of these key combinations are for switching Linux virtual consoles.

Sending keys to a VM

Try it out

Cockpit 217 is available now: