TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

New TurnKey WordPress version (13.0)

Mon, 2013/10/28 - 22:18

Changes:

  • 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
  • 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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New TurnKey WordPress version (12.1)

Thu, 2013/06/06 - 16:59

Changes:

  • 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.

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New TurnKey WordPress version (12.0)

Thu, 2012/08/30 - 10:25

Changes:

  • WordPress:
    • 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

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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New TurnKey WordPress version (11.3)

Tue, 2011/12/06 - 10:18

Changes:

  • 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

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New TurnKey WordPress version (11.2)

Tue, 2011/08/02 - 11:29

Changes:

  • 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)

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New TurnKey WordPress version (11.1)

Thu, 2011/01/27 - 14:15

Changes:

  • WordPress:
    • Added random salts (security).
    • Upgraded all plugins to latest versions.
    • Removed cforms plugin (licensing issues).
  • Set Wordpress admin email and password on firstboot (convenience, security).
  • Set MySQL root password on firstboot (convenience, security).
  • Force MySQL to use Unicode/UTF8.
  • Added php-xcache PHP opcode cacher / optimizer (performance).
  • Set postfix MTA myhostname to localhost (bugfix).
  • Enabled tracking in PHPMyAdmin.

Major component versions

wordpress 3.0.3 (upstream tarball)
mysql-server 5.1.41-3ubuntu12.8
apache2 2.2.14-5ubuntu8.4
phpmyadmin 4:3.3.2-1

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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New TurnKey WordPress version (2009.10-2)

Wed, 2010/04/14 - 09:15

Changes:

  • Installed all security updates (see manifest for package versions).
  • Install security updates on firstboot (except when running live).
  • Trick webmin into not checking for upgrades (managed by apt).
  • Updated di-live mysql mechanism and secret regeneration.
  • Included latest version of inithooks and updated scripts.
  • Included wget as per common request.

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New TurnKey WordPress version (2009.10)

Fri, 2009/10/23 - 16:35

Changes:

  • 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).

Major component versions

wordpress 2.8.4 (upstream tarball)
mysql-server 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.4
apache2 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.11
phpmyadmin 2.11.8.1-5+lenny1

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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New TurnKey WordPress appliance (2009.03-hardy)

Wed, 2009/03/18 - 18:09

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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