Version 1.4.2 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.4.2 (Codename “Brorsen”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the a bug fix release in this stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade.

The release notes are available on our Wiki here: http://wiki.xibo.org.uk/wiki/Release_Notes:1.4.2 and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.4/1.4.2.

This release greatly improves the problems with time outs that some were experiencing installing Xibo! It also fixes a security issue.

Version 1.2.3 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.2.3 (Codename “Biela”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the a bug fix release in this legacy series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone still using 1.2 series upgrade. This release fixes a security issue in the server component.

The release notes are available on our Wiki here: http://wiki.xibo.org.uk/wiki/Release_Notes:1.2.3 and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.2/1.2.3.

HowTo Video Series – Layouts and Permissions

In the first of our series of “howto” videos by Matt Holder, Xibo Contributor, we’re going to look at creating layouts and setting permissions on those layouts using Xibo 1.4 series server.

We plan to release several of these little howto videos over the coming few days to give people a better idea how to use some of Xibo’s features.

Many thanks to Matt for putting these together for us.

Version 1.4.1 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.4.1 (Codename “Brorsen”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the first bug fix release in this stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade.

The release notes are available on our Wiki here: http://wiki.xibo.org.uk/wiki/Release_Notes:1.4.1 and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.4/1.4.1.

Among other things this release addresses the issues with text scaling that have been present since the start of this project. Xibo will now perfectly scale text between the layout designer and multiple different screen resolutions.

Open Source Xibo and Xibo for Android

The Xibo Project recently announced that we were opening a private BETA for a “Xibo for Android” application. This has lead to some confusion, which was never our intention. Please be assured that the Xibo Project will always remain open source!

We are committed to keeping the following open and free for everyone:

  • Xibo CMS (Xibo Server)
  • Xibo Windows Client
  • Xibo Ubuntu Python Client
  • Launchpad Answers Support Forum
  • Xibo Wiki and Manual

The Xibo for Android application will provide our users the extra capability of running an Android digital signage player. This player will communicate with the free Xibo CMS in the same manner as the other two display clients. The principle reason this player (and only this player) will be commercial is so that we can continue to finance and support the development of the open source solution.

If anyone needs further clarification, please do contact us!