New TurnKey WordPress version (2009.10-2)

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)

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)

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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