Release Notes: Update 2019-04-02 (yellow channel)


To upgrade

To be safe, first create a backup of all your sites to a suitable file, with a command such as:

  • sudo ubos-admin backup --backuptodirectory ~

Then, update your device:

  • sudo ubos-admin update -v

What’s new

Notable new packages:

Several new Nextcloud “apps” are now available on UBOS:

  • nextcloud-bruteforcesettings: protect Nextcloud servers from attempts to guess user passwords in various ways
  • nextcloud-deck: kanban style organization tool aimed at personal planning and project organization for teams integrated with Nextcloud
  • nextcloud-files-rightclick: allows users and developers to have a right click menu
  • nextcloud-group-everyone: adds a virtual “Everyone” group.
  • nextcloud-groupfolders: admin configured folders shared by everyone in a group
  • nextcloud-passwords: allows you to store your passwords safely with Nextcloud
  • nextcloud-socialsharing-email: enable direct sharing of files via email, using shared links
  • nextcloud-socialsharing-facebook: enable direct sharing of files via Facebook, using shared links
  • nextcloud-socialsharing-twitter: enable direct sharing of files via Twitter, using shared links.

Package upgrades:

  • nextcloud
  • nextcloud-bookmarks
  • nextcloud-contacts
  • nextcloud-news
  • nextcloud-onlyoffice

There were 14 new or upgraded packages in total.

Fixes and improvements:

  • Resolves a character-set issue sporadically producing errors in the Nextcloud user interface.

Known issues

  • ubos-admin status emits some (harmless) errors under some circumstances.

  • Running Pagekite with ubos-admin start-pagekite on a device that runs a wildcard site (ie a site whose hostname was specified as *) may not forward the traffic correctly. Redeploy the site with its public hostname instead.

Need help?

Post to the UBOS forum.