Posts Tagged ‘Moodle 1.9.6’

A heads up for anyone upgrading to the latest Moodle 1.9.6+, you’ll find the password policy (in Site Administration > Security > Site policies) has been enabled and admins will be prompted to change their password on next login.

Thus, if your site is for testing purposes only, you may wish to disable the password policy.


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Our latest monthly download statistics show that Moodle is more popular than ever!

Following the release of Moodle 1.9.6 and 1.8.10, the download figures for October 2009 rose to a record high of 127052 downloads! (Note that this figure is just for packages downloaded from moodle.org/downloads and does not include site updates via a CVS mirror server as described in CVS for Administrators.)

For more statistics, including the proportion of registered sites using different versions of Moodle (with a surprising number still using 1.5.x) please see moodle.org/stats.

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In case you missed Martin’s recent post Heads-up for 1.9.6 – code freeze coming, Moodle 1.9.6 is due to be released very soon, most likely in a fortnight’s time. Please see the 1.9.6 release notes for an evolving list of highlights.

I noticed lots of recently resolved issues in this week’s code review had patches attached. A big thank you to Daniel Neis Araujo, Sean Farrell, Oliver Rahs, Oleg Sychev, Nick Freear, Lucian DiPeso and many other patch providers for helping with Moodle development.

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