[Freedombox-discuss] Plinth 0.5 released
mjones at softwarefreedom.org
Tue Aug 4 20:23:59 UTC 2015
This is great! Thank you to everyone for their contributions.
I am camping this week, so sorry for the delayed excitement. Reading this email was the best thing to happen today since I found a campsite with a view of a glacier.
Software freedom Law Center
On Aug 1, 2015 10:36 AM, James Valleroy <jvalleroy at mailbox.org> wrote:
> Plinth release 0.5 is now available.
> Plinth is a web interface to administer the functions of FreedomBox.
> Summary of changes since 0.4.5:
> - New app modules:
> - BitTorrent (Deluge)
> - Email Client (Roundcube)
> - Web Proxy (Privoxy)
> - Use libnm for Networks module
> - Add support for testing Django-dependent modules
> - Plinth can now setup ejabberd and jwchat
> - Setup firewall zones for network-manager connections
> - Manage LDAP users and groups with ldapscripts package
> - LDAP user authentication is now used for XMPP, ikiwiki, and SSH
> - Fixes to cherrypy autoreload and remove unneeded extra server.
> Plinth now uses much less CPU.
> - Use django-stronghold for authentication handling
> - Bundle tests with applications; add Travis-CI status image to README
> - Move to using python3-augeas for Pagekite
> - Extend and use action utilities for enabling/disabling services and
> Apache confs
> - Fixed timezone list issue
> - Bind a Network connection to an interface
> - Many small cleanups
> Since there wasn't a release announcement for 0.4.5, here's a summary of
> changes in that release (since 0.4.4):
> - New app modules:
> - BitTorrent (Transmission)
> - Dynamic DNS
> - Voice Chat (Mumble)
> - Wiki & Blog (ikiwiki)
> - New system modules:
> - Networks
> - Software Upgrades
> - Add unit tests with coverage report and Travis-CI integration
> - Add systemd service file for Plinth
> - Use augeas to configure Pagekite
> - Use domainname as ejabberd host
> - Bugfixes for ownCloud and packagekit
> - Simpler look
> The detailed lists of changes are attached.
> Plinth's upstream URL is: https://github.com/freedombox/Plinth/
> The Plinth packaging is being updated currently, and should be
> uploaded to Debian unstable soon.
> Contributors to this release:
> - Bharath Chava
> - Bob Girard
> - Daniel Steglich
> - James Valleroy
> - Maximiliano Curia (maxyz)
> - Michael Pimmer (fonfon)
> - Sunil Mohan Adapa
> Contributions welcome!
> You can contribute to Plinth/FreedomBox by coding, designing,
> documenting, testing etc. See:
> Also there are now a number of bugs tagged as "beginner" on the
> Plinth issue tracker. These bugs are good places for a new
> contributor to start. Please feel free to ask if you need any help or
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