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Friendica 2018.12 RC available

Today we have branched off the release candidate (RC) for the upcoming 2018.12 release of Friendica The Tazmans Flax-lily. Over the last quarter of the year many issues were resolved, alongside with some enhancements and new features. Most noteworthy the initial support of ActivityPub as communication protocol between nodes in the Fediverse. For all these […]


ActivityPub support in Friendica

What is ActivityPub? In the last couple of weeks support for ActivityPub (AP) has landed in Friendica. For those who do not know AP–it is the attempt to provide a common protocol different projects can use to let their users and server communicate among each other. It was developed by the W3C Social Working Group and […]


Friendica 2018.09 released

Dear everybody in the Federation, the Fediverse and anywhere else, the Friendica team is pleased to announce the release of Friendica The Tazmans Flax-lily 2018.09. This release brings the long awaited restructuring of the item table in the database, alongside some 100 closed issues from the tracker. Please see the CHANGELOG file for the complete overview […]


Friendica 2018.08 RC available

Today we have branched off the release candidate (RC) for the upcoming 2018.08 release of Friendica The Tazmans Flax-lily. Over the last 3 month many issues were resolved, alongside with some enhancements and new features. For all these changes we now feel it is time for them to get released. Before this will happen, we’d […]


Friendica 2018.05 released

Dear Federation, the Friendica team is pleased to announce the release of Friendica The Tazmans Flax-lily 2018.05. Back on track with scheduled releases, after 3.6 took such a long time. In this release we have packed some bug fixes and enhancements. After an incompatibility glitch with the last release, Friendica 2018.05 is now again compatible […]


Friendica 3.6 released

The year started with sad news that Tony Baldwin passed away January 6th. Tony was an early member of the Friendica/RedMatrix/Hubzilla community who contributed ideas, addons, themes and utility tools. He was a great spirit among the FLOSS people, an artist, a translator, an interpreter and a great friend who is deeply missed. This release is dedicated […]


Develop: Executables have moved permanently

For anyone using the develop branch, as of now there are major changes about the executable scripts: composer.phar, worker.php, daemon.php and auth_ejabberd.php have been moved to the newly created bin/ folder A new CLI console has been created and can be accessed with bin/console or php bin/console.php. Calling it without arguments shows the list of available commands. All the PHP executable scripts in util/ and scripts/dbstructure.php have been moved to […]


Friendica 3.6 RC available

Hey everyone, we have just branched off a release candidate branch for the next stable release of Friendica to focus on testing the code and fixing the final problem. For this to succeed, we’d like to ask you to test the 3.6-rc code on your node if you like. This branch is for the final […]


Important changes for the development branch of Friendica

Soon we will merge a change into the develop branch that will affect the way that the system is updated. By now it was enough to call “git pull” to get the newest code. When you are on the “develop” branch you will now have to execute a second command after this pull. For a […]


Changes in the background process

As part of reworking the code base there today changes in the development branch landed, that require some manual configuration changes. If you are using the development branch, and have pulled the latest code from github (everything after the PR The poller is now the worker and we have a “scripts” folder #3920) you need to […]