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Friendica 2021.06 first Release Candidate available

Back to the schedule, we are glad to announce the availability of the initial release candidate of the Friendica 2021.06 release. During the past month. the focus of the work was on enhancing the Mastodon compatible API and adding support for RTL languages to the web interface as well as new addons to use SAML […]


Friendica 2021.04 Released

With a slight delay, we are happy to announce the availability of the new stable version of the Friendica communications server: Friendica Siberian Iris 2021.04. This is mostly a bug fixing release, stabilizing the new features we introduced over the Red Hot Poker cycle, but also finishing some long time restructuring work on the database […]


Friendica 2021.01 Released

and a happy new year dear reader. Not quiet in time for the holidays, but we are very happy to announce the availability of the latest stable version of the Friendica communications server which bundles up some 270 pull requests closing 86 numbered issues. For a detailed overview of the changes, please have a look […]


Wrapping up the Remote Friendica Hackathon 2020

Last weekend we had our annual Hackathon for the Friendica project. Unlike the years before, this time organized remotely using a conference room at the BigBlueButton instance of Senfcall instead of the cozy venture at E-LOK. Meeting in person is great, for all the socializing around the project, but we did manage to get some […]


Friendica 2020.09-1 hotfix release

During the RC phase of the 2020.09 release of Friendica a problem during sending out notification mails was not observed by the testers, but only reported after the release. Therefore we release now the 2020.09-1 hotfix release which will re-enable those mails. How to Update Updating from old Friendica versions If you are updating from […]


Friendica 2020.09 Released

We are happy to announce the availability of Friendica Red Hot Poker 2020.09, wrapping up the work over the summer. It bundles some exciting new features and enhancements with numerous fixes along the way. This release is composed of 230 pull requests to the development branch, that close 65 numbered tickets and enhanced several aspects […]


Friendica Hackathon 2020 Schedule

As mentioned before the Friendica Hackathon this year wont be in Berlin. Instead over the weekend from Friday, September 25th to Sunday, September 27th, we will come together virtually and you are invited to join us. You want to join the Hackathon? Great to hear! And welcome aboard. Please let us know about your plans […]


Hotfix Release of Friendica 2020.07-1

Thanks to Roger Meyer who reported a flaw in the administration module of Friendica, we could fix a security vulnerability that could leak sensitive information from the server environment. The hotfix release 2020.07-1 includes the patch for the stable release branch of Friendica. The development and RC branches have been updated as well. Affected versions […]


Friendica 2020.09 Release Candidate available

We are wrapping up the summer contributions to Friendica for the upcoming release and are very happy to announce the availability of the release candidate in the git repositories. If you want to help to find some bugs and rough edges in the 2020.09 release, now is the perfect moment to switch from the stable […]


Friendica “Red Hot Poker” 2020.07 released

We are pleased to announce the slightly delayed release of Friendica 2020.07. Thanks to everyone who contributed to make this release! The 2020.07 release is composed from 280 tickets, closing 66 numbered issues and enhanced several aspects of Friendica and the communication with other projects within the Fediverse and the Federation. For a full reference, […]