Lemmy v0.8.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-10-20 // 4 days ago

Previous changes from v0.7.40

  • ๐Ÿš€ Lemmy v0.7.40 Pre-Release (2020-08-05)

    ๐Ÿš€ We've added a lot in this pre-release:

    • ๐Ÿ†• New post sorts Active (previously called hot), and Hot. Active shows posts with recent comments, hot shows highly ranked posts.
    • Customizeable site icon and banner, user icon and banner, and community icon and banner.
    • โž• Added user preferred names / display names, bios, and cakedays.
    • ๐Ÿ’ป User settings are now shared across browsers (a page refresh will pick up changes).
    • Visual / Audio captchas through the lemmy API.
    • ๐Ÿ’ป Lots of UI prettiness.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Lots of bug fixes.
    • ๐ŸŒ Lots of additional translations.
    • โ™ป๏ธ Lots of federation prepping / additions / refactors.

    ๐Ÿš€ This release removes the need for you to have a pictrs nginx route (the requests are now routed through lemmy directly). Follow the upgrade instructions below to replace your nginx with the new one.

    โฌ†๏ธ Upgrading

    With Ansible:

    # run these commands locally
    git pull
    cd ansible
    ansible-playbook lemmy.yml

    ๐Ÿณ With manual Docker installation:

    # run these commands on your server
    cd /lemmy
    wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/LemmyNet/lemmy/master/ansible/templates/nginx.conf
    # Replace the {{ vars }}
    sudo mv nginx.conf /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/lemmy.conf
    sudo nginx -s reload
    wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/LemmyNet/lemmy/master/docker/prod/docker-compose.yml
    sudo docker-compose up -d