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Urbit March Newsletter

Urbit community newsletter for March 2023

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Urbit Developer Newsletter Feb 2023

New InterfacesThe past few months have seen the release of new versions of Landscape, the interface that ships with most Urbit builds, as well as the desktop application Scene from Tirrel, and the alpha of Realm from Holium.These ‘interfaces’ are like Linux distributions; they utilize Urbit’s ...

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Urbit Community Update - January 2023

Urbit community newsletter for January 2023

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Urbit Port and Windows binaries is no longer officially supported

The tough decision has been made, for now, to stop supporting a Windows binary and stop supporting the Urbit Port application.This sucks, but it's necessary for now. The Windows binary and Port were very tough to support.What does this mean for you?If you are running Urbit on Windows desktop using P...

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How to move your Urbit pier to a Linode $5/month VPS

Updated January 14, 2023.This guide assumes you have an existing urbit planet or star that has been running and you would like to move it to a cloud VPS.Make sure your planet or star is shut down before beginning this guide.If you are installing from a new planet/star, see my other guide.You can alw...

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New Urbit binary 1.17 released. Upgrade now!

The last week or so has seen a flurry of software updates for Urbit. Today they released a new version of the binary. Instructions to update the Urbit binary here.Note: If you're upgrading to v1.17 from a version earlier than v1.16, you'll have to run <pier>/.run next twice: once to upgrade ...

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New Urbit binary 1.16 released. Upgrade now!

The last week or so has seen a flurry of software updates for Urbit. Today they released a new version of the binary.  Instructions to update the Urbit binary here.Note:  As of this week, it has been decided to remove official support from Windows.  It's a tough decision, but anyone ...

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How to install Urbit on Linux

Updated Dec 28, 2022.Installing Urbit on Linux is actually pretty easy, even for a manual install.  I wrote a guide on how to install Urbit on a Linux VPS.  The instructions are basically the same, except you skip step one.  So, head on over there if you need to install Urbi...

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Some issues remaining from the very large OTA

It looks like the new huge series of updates was perhaps too big.If you are experiencing loom corruption, upgrade to the 1.15 binary immediately and reboot.  In fact, you should upgrade to 1.15 as soon as possible anyway.  If you are experiencing other issues, just be patient as the t...

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Huge update coming to the network this week

This week the team is releasing a new binary and also a very large OTA with many improvements, followed immediately by the launch of the new Groups app and migration. Here's the details:New Urbit BinaryThis release decrements the Zuse kelvin to 417 and the Lull kelvin to 328.All app developers must...