webOS OSE 2.26.0 Release Notes

Release date: June 05, 2024

This version corresponds to the GitHub releases from build #686 to build #737.

New and Changed Features

Managers & Services


  • SAM
    • Fixed inconsistencies between platform and API documentation.
  • appinstalld2
    • Support Progressive Web App (PWA) installation.


  • LSM
    • Support secure rendering for dmabuf.


  • audiod
    • Fixed subscription returns of controlPlayback and getPlaybackStatus methods.


  • Update Noto fonts for Unicode v15.1.


  • Power
    • Fixed inconsistencies between platform and API documentation.

External Device

  • Storage access manager
    • Fixed a bug that caused mounting errors with the Samba server.

Base Components


  • Support pause and audio-only recording.
  • Support audio control features for short sound and system sound: stop, pause, resume, setup volume, mute, and unmute.
  • GStreamer
    • Stop supporting GStreamer-based Neva MSE playback.
    • Implement UnifiedDecodebin in Rust language.


Web Engine

  • Blink
    • Support web push using the Google Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) server.
    • Support proxy feature for the Enact browser.

Build System & SCM

  • Upgrade lemon to v3.44.2 to fix an issue reported from GitHub.
  • Backport upstream changes for Yocto 5.0.
  • Prohibit the use of DISTRO-related strings at component build.
  • Limit the use of MACHINE-related strings to only when necessary.

Known Issues

  • When the user opens a WebEx URL in the secondary display, the URL is opened in the primary display.