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Support for Ubuntu 12.04

Perhaps one of the most frequently asked questions we get over on Launchpad Answers [https://answers.launchpad.net/xibo] is “Does the Python client run on Ubuntu 12.04 yet”. Until the release of 1.6.0-rc1, the answer has always been no. However thanks to the work of several contributors to the Berkelium project [http://berkelium.org/], Eng Chong Meng, and to Jianjian [https://answers.launchpad.net/xibo/+question/237920], we now have a version of the client that runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and hopeful

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Version 1.6.0-rc1 Development Preview Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.6.0 Release Candidate 1 (Codename “Pons-Winnecke”) is released.This is a release candidate for the first stable 1.6 release, 1.6.0. This should NOT BE USED IN PRODUCTION. The Xibo Team have been hard at work over the last year to enhance and improve the successful 1.4 series of Xibo. We have gone through 3 development preview releases in our 1.5 series and enhanced the CMS (content management system – Xibo Server) and the 2 display clients with a hos

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Sneak preview of things to come in 1.6

Matt Holder has kindly put together the following sneak preview showing a few of the things to come in 1.6. Many thanks to Matt for putting these slides together – enjoy!

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Xibo for Android 1.4 R30 is now available

Today we’re announcing 1.4 R30 of the Xibo for Android client! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from our website at https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/ [http://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. The application is also available directly from ourdownload centre [http://springsignage.com/download/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in theFAQ [https://springsignage.freshdesk.com/solutio

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Holiday Opening Times

Please note that Spring Signage will close on Tuesday 24th December at 16:00 for the UK Christmas holidays and will re-open at 9am on Thursday 27th December. We will then be open as usual except for 1st January 2014 when we will close for the UK public holiday. If you require support during those closures, please contact our service desk [https://springsignage.freshdesk.com] and we will be in touch as soon as we are able. The team at Spring Signage wish you all seasons greetings and best wish

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Xibo for Android 1.4 R28 is now available

Today we’re announcing 1.4 R28 of the Xibo for Android client – which makes the client better than ever! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from our website at https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/ [http://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. The application is also available directly from ourdownload centre [http://springsignage.com/download/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in theFAQ [h

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New Content in the Xibo Layout Exchange

We’ve added new layouts to the Xibo Layout Exchange today, contributed by various Xibo users world wide. They’re royalty free to use on your Xibo Digital Signage System, so have a look and see if they can help you make your layouts sing! Head over to the Layout Exchange! [/layouts] ![](/content/images/2013/11/4_regions_16-9_green_tn-150x113.jpg) ![](/content/images/2013/11/Events_tn-150x113.jpg) ![](/content/images/2013/11/4_regions_16-9_blue_tn-150x113.jpg) ![](/content/images/2013/11/Xibo3Co

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Improved User Manual

The Xibo Digital Signage solution has grown massively over the last 3 years – unfortunately the documentation has not followed suit… until now! We have begun work on consolidating all Xibo related material into one easily accessible manual. The first revision of the Xibo for Android manual is already available here [http://springsignage.com/manual/]. The rest of the open source solution will follow when we release 1.6.0. We hope you find the new documentation useful – if you have any feedback

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Typhoon Haiyan - Spread the word

This is a repost from Dave Haynes Blog onSixteen:Nine [http://www.sixteen-nine.net/2013/11/13/hey-networks-help/].  We would encourage any Xibo Digital Signage users to take the free content below and help spread the word on your digital signage. [/content/images/2013/11/typhoonappeal.jpg] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “In a little more than 24 hours we have turned around great 15-second creative spots for digital signage and digital out o

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Version 1.5.2 Development Preview Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.5.2 (Codename “d’Arrest”) is released, this is a feature and bug fix release in the 1.5 Series of Xibo. Note: This is a development preview release of Xibo. This release is working towards the release of Xibo 1.6.0, the next stable line of Xibo. This should NOT BE USED IN PRODUCTION. The highlight of this release is Phase 1 of a move to PDO which will make Xibo more secure and portable – for more information about this please see our PDO article [ht

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Xibo for Android R26 is now available

Today we’re announcing 1.4 R26 of the Xibo for Android client – which makes the client better than ever! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from our website at https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/ [http://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. The application is also available directly from our download centre [http://springsignage.com/download/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ

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Moving to PDO - Notice to server admins

We have recently taken the difficult decision of migrating the Xibo code base away from the PHP MySQL extension and over to PHP PDO. Despite this being a significant development effort the end user will not notice any changes. This change will be rolled out over the next few releases with core functions/inserts/updates/deletes covered from 1.5 series, and all queries covered from 1.7 series. The advantages to PDO are many – the key ones for us are: * Potential to support different RDBMS (e.g

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Xibo for Android R24 is now available

Today we’re announcing 1.4 R24 of the Xibo for Android client – which makes the client better than ever! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from our website at https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/. The application is also available directly from our download centre. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in the FAQ. Xibo for Android couples the flexibility of the excellent Xibo Content Manageme

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Version 1.5.1 Development Preview Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.5.1 (Codename “d’Arrest”) is released, this is the release in the 1.5 Series of Xibo. Note: This is a development preview release of Xibo. This release is working towards the release of Xibo 1.6.0, the next stable line of Xibo. This should NOT BE USED IN PRODUCTION. The highlights for this release are a new file upload widget, improvements to DataSets, CSV import, centrally parsed tickers and numerous bug fixes. For a complete list of changes and in

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Become a Support Hero!

Using Xibo? Know your way around it well? Could you spare a few minutes each day to help others in the community and give something back? As Xibo has become more popular, the number of support requests in Launchpad Answers [https://answers.launchpad.net/xibo] has rocketed, to the point that the two main developers (Dan and Alex) just can’t answer every request ourselves. It takes time to replicate each person’s setup to see if the problem is general, or something local to that installation. Th

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