TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

New TurnKey WordPress appliance (2009.03-hardy)

Wed, 2009/03/18 - 17:09

Release focus: Initial release.

Changes:

  • Initial public release of TurnKey Linux WordPress
  • SSL support out of the box
  • Includes postfix MTA (bound to localhost) for sending of email from WordPress (e.g., password recovery).
    Also includes webmin postfix module for convenience.
  • Improvements to default WordPress configuration
    • Uploading of media (images, videos, etc.) supported
    • Permalinks configuration supported through admin console (convenience)
    • Automatic plugin upgrades supported (convenience)
    • Fixed password reset link bug (Debian #519798)
    • Auto-install security updates directly from debian stable (security)
    • Suppress annoying new version messages (updated directly from debian)
    • wp_siteurl and wp_home are set automatically using HTTP_HOST
    • Welcome post includes useful information and login credentials
  • Regenerate WordPress secret key and its mysql password during installation (security)
  • MySQL related
    • Includes PhpMyAdmin (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL)
    • Set empty MySQL root password in live/demo mode (for convenience)
    • Support configuring MySQL root password during installation 

Major component versions

kernel 2.6.24-23.48
wordpress 2.5.1-11
mysql-server 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.4
apache2 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.5
phpmyadmin 2.11.8.1-5

Note: please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.

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