This is a stability release of the GRASS GIS 8.0 series. The most important changes include the removal of unneeded dynamic loading of GDAL libraries, and a fix in the quantile algorithm.
The overview of new features in the 8.0 release series is available at new features in GRASS GIS 8.0. See also our detailed announcement with the full list of changes and bugs fixed at https://github.com/OSGeo/grass/releases/tag/8.0.2.
First time users may explore the first steps tutorial after installation.
About GRASS GIS
The Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (https://grass.osgeo.org/), commonly referred to as GRASS GIS, is an Open Source Geographic Information System providing powerful raster, vector and geospatial processing capabilities. It can be used either as a stand-alone application or as backend for other software packages such as QGIS and R geostatistics or in the cloud. It is distributed freely under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). GRASS GIS is a founding member of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).
The GRASS Development Team, May 2022