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Friendica talk at Berlin LUG

There will be an introduction talk about Friendica at the Berliner Linux User Group on Wednesday, 10. May beginning at 19h in the rooms of IN-Berlin e.V. (Lehrter Straße 53, 10557 Berlin). The lecture will give an overview about Friendica and embed it into the surrounding projects of the Fediverse and Federation. The presentation will be […]


The Lakeside is calling

Dear member of the Friendica and Hubzilla community (that is you dear reader), you are hereby invited to the Friendica and Hubzilla community meeting in Zwenkau, Germany (that is near Leipzig) at the weekend of the 5./6. August. If you plan to join the meeting, please leave a note at the dudle. See you at […]


Friendica 3.5.1 released

This release is mainly a bug fix release for the Asparagus release of Friendica. It closes some 50 issues from the github tracker and various others the community has found. It also includes some work on the performance of the system, thanks to the bad performance of one of the developers hosting providers. Among other things, […]


3.5.1-RC available

Just a short note to let you know, that we branched off a branch for the 3.5.1 release candidate on github. If no serious issues are found while testing this branch, the release of Friendica version 3.5.1 should follow soon. If you want to have a sneak peak at the changes, you can take a […]


33c3 Session: The Federation

At the 29th December during the 33c3 at Hamburg some 40 people gathered together in a small seminar room to attend my short introduction session to The Federation which was part of the FSFE Assembly. Not everyone attending was new to the Federation, or the concept of decentralized social networks, allowing their members to communicate across […]


Berlin Hackathon 2016

Last weekend Berlin featured mixed up weather, warm, rain and some sun. It also featured this years Friendica Hackathon. We met again at the e-lok youth club which kindly allowed us to use their Media-Room as Hackcenter. It was a wonderful, productive weekend, with some discussions about future plans how to prepare for those and […]


Friendica 3.5 “Asparagus” released

After one and a half year of developing the “Lily of the Valley” (these are some 2100 commits by 26 people) it is time to welcome the “Asparagus”, which brings many exciting new things, small improvements and many fixes along the way. Big Thanks to everyone who was involved in the process. Growth of the […]


notifyall Addon

Rabuzarus has ported the hubwall addon from Hubzilla over to Friendica, it is now in the addon repository. under the name notifyall When activated this addon allows the admin of a Friendica node to send an email to every user of the instance. The content of the email may be formatted using the usual BBCode tags.