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It has been 3 months since the Webconverger 23 release which has been a fine stable release. Now it's time to upgrade for Live users for security reasons and a couple of new features mainly driven by Firefox.

What's new?

Detailed changes between 23.0 and 24.0

  • Firefox 28
  • MP4 video playing support, so you can use an MP4 video now to attract patrons to your service when idle
  • Flash security updates, though do try HTML video instead, so we can deprecate Flash
  • Linux kernel 3.12, a longterm stable kernel
  • New filter= API which complements our new filter.webconverger.com service for fine grained blacklisting (think OpenDNS, but cheaper)

For install users of 23.0, the upgrade delta is about 178M, when automatically upgrading. Github does throttle your connection or if you are on a poor internet connection, upgrading can be quite a long winded process. Do please check what version you are running by looking at about: or using the WEBCVERSION homepage expansion. Paid subscribers can quickly check the version of their machines by clicking the information icon on the control panel. If in any doubt, please do download the latest release and re-image your machines!

Notice a bug? Please email us or report the bug on Github.

Please support our work by purchasing a subscription. We are tentatively offering free trials of our central management tool, so you can see for yourself how easy it is to manage a fleet of machines accessing the Web. Thank you!

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