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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 […]


Friendica 3.5.4 released

Dear Federation, the Friendica team is pleased to announce the release of Friendica *Asparagus* 3.5.4. This release is a hotfix release for a bug that was overlooked in the 3.5.3rc phase during saving searches to the users side menu. It also includes fixes to smaller issues we had with relocating accounts from one node of […]


Friendica 3.5.3 released

Dear Federation, the Friendica DevTeam is pleased to announce the release of Friendica *Asparagus* 3.5.3. Aside of the ongoing performance enhancements and code refractoring, some note worthy changes in this release: We ironed out some problems with the federation towards Mastodon and enhanced Diaspora and OStatus federation, as well as the bridges to other systems. […]


Friendica 3.5.2 released

Dear Federation, we are pleased to announce the immedeate availability of Friendica “Asparagus” 3.5.2. The main focus of the last few months’ work was spent on internal code restructuring and performance enhancements. For a full list of changes, please refer to the CHANGELOG file. The highlights are: Enhanced compatibility with MySQL 5.7+. New support for […]



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 provider. Among other things, […]