Software Update: Amahi 5.1

Amahi version 5.1 was released a few days ago. Amahi is described by the developers as an hda, or a Home Digital Assistant. Amahi runs on Fedora and offers shared data storage, automatic backups, secure vpn, shared applications such as the calendar of iCal or Outlook, streaming audio and video and its own wiki. More information about the program can here are being found. Version 5.1 mainly contains bug fixes and minor improvements. Below is the full changelog for this release:

Amahi 5.1 Release Notes

  • Make all usernames created with the Amahi interface be all lowercase bug 392 to cover for Fedora 12 bug 550732 (believed to be fixed on Fedora 13)
  • Fixes for properly allowing DNS resolution over VPN (this was a nice solution to a long standing issue!) bug 400
  • Add diskmounter script as hda-diskmount, so that it’s much easier to access. Simultaneously, substantially improve the way the diskmount script sets up mounts and suggests how to mount them permanently
  • Tweak TimeZone setting for PHP applications bug 397
  • httpd was being attempted to be restarted over and over due to a bad path to the pid file in monit
  • Fixed location for the two RPM Fusion apps (bug 382)
  • Closed bug 374: Username less than 2 characters return HTTP Error 422
  • Closed bug 389: first user is not in “users” group
  • Closed bug 396: if the user has cookies disabled, we should indicate it
  • Improvements for bug #91 for supporting RoR apps (this is part 1 of, hopefully, 2)
  • Closed bug #404 admin users cannot be deleted, to prevent accidentally lock oneself out of your own HDA
  • Closed bug #12 by adding a reboot and a power off button. Also added info on uptime and load as a bonus
  • Improvements to the installer for VPSs
  • New translation to Portuguese (Portugal), update to Polish translation and initial support for Japanese!
  • Updated the Adding a second hard drive to your HDA wiki to adapt the new location for the hda-diskmount script

Version number5.1
Release statusFinal
Operating systemsLinux
License typeGPL