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Version 1.5.0 Development Preview Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.5.0 (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 CMS theme, a theme engine and numerous bug fixes. For a complete list of changes and instructions for trying out this preview, please refer to t

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Upcoming in 2013

In 2012 the Xibo Project saw some excellent growth and some equally good improvements to the platform – we are aiming for the same in 2013 and want to push forwards to offer some great new features. Here are a few highlights of the last 12 months! * 10,000 known displays running Xibo (we strongly suspect 4 times this figure) * 55,000 downloads of the 1.4 series of applications * 1,000 fans on our Facebook page * 130,000 downloads of the 1.2 series of applications * Launching the new Websit

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Updated 1.4.2 and 1.2.3 releases now available

There was a small issue found with the installer in versions 1.4.2 and 1.2.3. It meant that people installing those versions may find their server key has been set incorrectly. If you’ve already installed 1.4.2 or 1.2.3, you’re strongly recommended to upgrade to the versions we’ve just uploaded (with a .2 suffix on the download file) which contain a fix for this, as well as a change to some internal validations that the system does. Once upgraded, you’re strongly recommended to check your serv

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HowTo Video Series - Datasets

Interested in Xibo’s Datasets feature? Matt Holder takes you through a worked example.

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Version 1.4.2 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.4.2 (Codename “Brorsen”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the a bug fix release in this stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade. The release notes are available on our Wiki here: https://xibo.org.uk/manual-tuttle/en/release_notes_1.4.2 and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.4/1.4.2. This release greatly improves the problems with time outs that some

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Version 1.2.3 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.2.3 (Codename “Biela”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the a bug fix release in this legacy series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone still using 1.2 series upgrade. This release fixes a security issue in the server component. The release notes are available on our Wiki here: https://xibo.org.uk/manual-tuttle/en/release_notes_1.2.3 and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xib

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HowTo Video Series - Adding Users and Groups

As your Xibo installation grows, you’ll want to add more users and groups to the system. Matt Holder shows you how!

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HowTo Video Series - Adding Displays and Display Groups

In these two videos, Matt Holder shows you how to add a new Display in to the Xibo system and how to incorporate that display in to a Display Group for easier management later on.

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HowTo Video Series - Scheduling Layouts

This time Matt Holder covers scheduling your new layout to a display.

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HowTo Video Series - Changing the Timeline Order

In this video Matt Holder shows you how to re-order items in the region timeline. It’s much easier than it used to be!

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HowTo Video Series - Layouts and Permissions

In the first of our series of “howto” videos by Matt Holder, Xibo Contributor, we’re going to look at creating layouts and setting permissions on those layouts using Xibo 1.4 series server. We plan to release several of these little howto videos over the coming few days to give people a better idea how to use some of Xibo’s features. Many thanks to Matt for putting these together for us.

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Version 1.4.1 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.4.1 (Codename “Brorsen”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the first bug fix release in this stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade. The release notes are available on our Wiki here: https://xibo.org.uk/manual-tuttle/en/release_notes_1.4.1 and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.4/1.4.1. Among other things this release addresses the issues with text s

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Open Source Xibo and Xibo for Android

The Xibo Project recently announced [http://xibo.org.uk/2012/11/17/xibo-for-android-by-spring-signage-open-for-private-beta/] that we were opening a private BETA for a “Xibo for Android [http://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]” application. This has lead to some confusion, which was never our intention. Please be assured that the Xibo Project will always remain open source [http://xibo.org.uk/legal/]! We are committed to keeping the following open and free for everyone: * Xibo CMS (Xibo

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Xibo for Android by Spring Signage open for private BETA

The Xibo project has been developed and supported over the years by a small part time team in the UK who are committed to providing a full featured, free signage solution for everyone. In recent months we have taken the difficult decision of writing a client for Xibo which will be commercially available from our sponsor, Spring Signage [http://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. We took this decision so that Spring Signage and the Xibo Developers could continue to finance and provide the hig

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Version 1.4.0 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.4.0 (Codename “Brorsen”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the first release in a new stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade. It has been a little over 18 months since the last stable release and in that time there have been 5 development preview releases introducing 27 new features and fixing 108 bugs. Some of the highlights include: * Significant improvements to permissions: http://xibo.org.uk/2012/05/06/

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