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'''Latest News:'''
 
'''Latest News:'''
  
* '''FreeOrion snap packages now available''' - FreeOrion snap packages are now available on [https://snapcraft.io/ snapcraft.io]. Click [https://snapcraft.io/freeorion here] to go directly to the FreeOrion page. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 12:15, 24 January 2019 (UTC)
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* '''FreeOrion 0.4.9 has been released''' - Windows and OSX installers are available [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/FreeOrion%20Version%200.4.9/ on SourceForge] and [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/releases/tag/v0.4.9 on GitHub]. Linux users can use the [http://snapcraft.io/freeorion snap package] we provide on snapcraft.io, or acquire from your distribution if available (which might not be the case as FreeOrion still depends on Python2 which will no longer be supported by many distros). If neither is possible, Linux users will need to build from source. Source tarballs are available from [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/releases/tag/v0.4.9 GitHub] (please use the source tarball file with version and build number in the filename, not the links automatically created by GitHub). See the [[Compile]] page for more instructions. See [https://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11515 this post] for release notes. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 16:00, 9th February 2020 (UTC)
  
* '''First public FreeOrion multiplayer server online''' - There is now a public FreeOrion multiplayer server available [http://freeorion-test.dedyn.io here] (a service provided by community member and contributor o01eg). See the offical [https://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11054 announcement post] for more details. For informations, updates and support for the service see [https://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10706 this discussion thread on our forum]. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 12:10, 31 August 2018 (UTC)
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* '''Release candidates of FreeOrion 0.4.9 are now available!''' - After a lot of delays we can finally provide release candidate builds for 0.4.9, [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/FreeOrion%20Version%200.4.9/ available on SourceForge] for Windows and Mac OSX. Testing and feedback on [http://www.freeorion.org/forum/index.php the forums] for these candidates are appreciated. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 16:40, 13 January 2020 (UTC)
  
* '''FreeOrion 0.4.8 has been released''' - Windows and OSX installers are available [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/FreeOrion%20Version%200.4.8/ on SourceForge] and [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/releases/tag/v0.4.8 on GitHub]. Linux users will need to build from source, or acquire from your distribution if available. Source tarballs are available from [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/releases/tag/v0.4.8 GitHub] (please use the source tarball file with version and build number in the filename, not the links automatically created by GitHub). See the [[Compile]] page for more instructions. See [https://www.freeorion.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11053 this post] for release notes. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 16:15, 30 August 2018 (UTC)
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* '''Forums back to normal''' - We have been able to put some countermeasures in place that allow the forum to operate normally again. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 15:55, 17 November 2019 (UTC)
  
* We are back on track with the 0.4.8 release. Release candidate 3 builds have been uploaded to [http://sourceforge.net/projects/freeorion/files/FreeOrion/FreeOrion%20Version%200.4.8/ SourceForge] and [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion/releases GitHub]for Windows and Mac OSX. As always, testing and feedback are very much appreciated. [[User:Vezzra|Vezzra]] 14:10, 23 August 2018 (UTC)
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* '''Forums down''' - Due to excessive bandwidth usage from hundreds of simultaneous unregistered accounts, the FreeOrion website forums are currently not accessible. Development-related discussions are still ongoing at [https://github.com/freeorion/freeorion GitHub]. [[User:Geoff the Medio|Geoff the Medio]] ([[User talk:Geoff the Medio|talk]]) 06:52, 24 October 2019 (UTC)
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:02, 9 February 2020

Latest News:

  • FreeOrion 0.4.9 has been released - Windows and OSX installers are available on SourceForge and on GitHub. Linux users can use the snap package we provide on snapcraft.io, or acquire from your distribution if available (which might not be the case as FreeOrion still depends on Python2 which will no longer be supported by many distros). If neither is possible, Linux users will need to build from source. Source tarballs are available from GitHub (please use the source tarball file with version and build number in the filename, not the links automatically created by GitHub). See the Compile page for more instructions. See this post for release notes. Vezzra 16:00, 9th February 2020 (UTC)
  • Release candidates of FreeOrion 0.4.9 are now available! - After a lot of delays we can finally provide release candidate builds for 0.4.9, available on SourceForge for Windows and Mac OSX. Testing and feedback on the forums for these candidates are appreciated. Vezzra 16:40, 13 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Forums back to normal - We have been able to put some countermeasures in place that allow the forum to operate normally again. Vezzra 15:55, 17 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Forums down - Due to excessive bandwidth usage from hundreds of simultaneous unregistered accounts, the FreeOrion website forums are currently not accessible. Development-related discussions are still ongoing at GitHub. Geoff the Medio (talk) 06:52, 24 October 2019 (UTC)
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