New in version 13.0

April 24th, 2014
  • WordPress:
  • Latest upstream version of WordPress and plugins (except for those specified below).
  • Increase PHP memory limit [#19].
  • PHPMyAdmin:
  • Configured to allow users preferences stored in database.
  • Specified blowfish_secret and regeneration on firstboot (security).
  • Upstream source component versions: wp-super-cache 1.2 wp-pagenavi 2.83 wp-db-backup 2.2.3 simple-tags 2.2 sociable 4.3.3 contact-form 7.3.3.3 podpress 8.8.10.13

New in version 12.1 (June 12th, 2013)

  • WordPress:
  • Latest wordpress version and plugins will be installed at build time, except for those specified below.
  • Plugin updates: - Removed akismet (bundled with wordpress installation) - Removed maxblogpress-ping-optimizer (deprecated, wp has native support)
  • Added phpsh (interative shell for PHP) and php5-cli (generically useful).
  • Upstream source component versions: wp-super-cache 1.2 wp-pagenavi 2.83 wp-db-backup 2.2.3 simple-tags 2.2 sociable 4.3.3 contact-form 7.3.3.3 podpress 8.8.10.13
  • Note: Please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.

New in version 12.0 (October 5th, 2012)

  • Upgraded to latest upstream archive.
  • Upgraded all plugins to latest upstream versions.
  • Added wordpress-seo plugin (replaces all-in-one-seo-pack and google-sitemap-generator).
  • Added Multi-Site HowTo link to wp-config (convenience).
  • Added "stop editing" line to wp-config (closes LP#973554).
  • Major component versions:
  • wordpress 3.4.1 (upstream archive)
  • apache2 2.2.16-6+squeeze7
  • mysql-server 5.1.63-0+squeeze1
  • phpmyadmin 4:3.3.7-7

New in version 11.3-lucid-x86 (December 12th, 2011)

  • Installed security updates.
  • Enabled etckeeper garbage collection by default.
  • Upgraded to latest inithooks version (adhoc re-initialization via turnkey-init)
  • VMWare build: run vmware-config-tools.pl on first boot
  • Amazon EC2 EBS build: support resizing of root filesystem

New in version 11.2-lucid-x86 (August 9th, 2011)

  • Built-in support for TurnKey domain management and dynamic DNS configuration, powered by Amazon Route 53, a robust cloud DNS service: http://www.turnkeylinux.org/dns
  • Pre-installed all available security updates (see manifest for package versions)

New in version 2009.10-hardy-x86 (October 25th, 2009)

  • Upgraded to Wordpress 2.8.4
  • Using upstream tarball instead of deb package as it now includes an integrated upgrade mechanism.
  • added useful/popular wordpress plugins:
  • All in One SEO Pack
  • Google XML Sitemaps
  • NextGEN Gallery
  • WordPress.com Stats
  • WP Super Cache
  • Contact Form 7
  • Sociable
  • Viper's Video Quicktags
  • Simple Tags
  • WP-DB-Backup
  • Google Analytics for WordPress
  • WP-Polls
  • podPress
  • WP-PageNavi
  • OZH admin dropdown menu
  • Cforms
  • MaxBlogPress ping optimizer
  • PHPMyAdmin improvements:
  • Added pmadb (linked tables) advanced features to PHPMyAdmin (LP#426303).
  • Pinned PHPMyAdmin to update directly from Debian (security).
  • di-live (installer) MySQL component
  • Added support for complex passwords (LP#416515).
  • Added CLI options (user/pass/query/chroot).
  • Bugfix: Removed build systems hostname from MySQL user table.
  • Regenerates all secrets during installation / firstboot (security).