Kokua-3.8.6.37336 Released

Release 3.8.6.37336 brings Kokua to parity with Second Life version 3.8.6.305981 and Marine Kelley’s RLV version 2.9.15.1.

Thanks to the approximately 600 folks who downloaded the test version that this release in based on.

If a test version is currently installed, the automatic update feature will not function. A separate download and install is needed.

For a complete list of changes please see the change log. Change log

Please refer to ticket system has a vote for individual tickets. I would like to use this to determine which is most needed for bugs and which is most desired for features. Also, there is an accumulation of old tickets that need review. If you submitted a ticket under the old Redmine system, those were copied to the ticket system and need review for relevance.

Click takes you to the Downloads wiki.

Kokua with RLV 2.9.15 and code update to SecondLife 3.8.6 — Request for test

Kokua with RLV version 2.9.15 merge is available for download and testing. This includes updates to SecondLife version 3.8.6.

This should be a release version but, I want to put that off as there are many LL maintenance changes included. Past experience shows that these types of changes don’t always merge correctly.
Some but not all areas to test:
Inventory handling.
Outfit remove and replace.
Individual wearable items remove from avatar and wear from inventory.
Mesh model upload.
File uploads.

Please review: Testing Best Practices

If there is an issue, try to confirm it with the RLV viewer. If it repeats in RLV file an issue on Marine’s issue tracker.

If it exists only on Kokua file a ticket.

I recommend using the beta grid (aditi) for testing until you have a warm fuzzy about using on agni with your main avatar.

Downloads:

Linux 32 bit

Linux 64 bit

Mac

Windows

Volunteer needed to produce Kokua icons

Volunteer needed to produce Kokua icons for Test and Beta versions. This would be reversing the colors of the present icons and adding TEST and BETA at the top, bottom or vertically on the icons.

Current icons:

https://bitbucket.org/kokua/kokua-beta/src/32155334811bc724e94ef0112f112be10091ed6b/indra/newview/icons/kokua/?at=default

We will give credit in About Kokua and the mercurial changeset for the submissions.

Kokua-3.8.4.37073 Released

Release 3.8.4.37073 brings Kokua to parity with Second Life version 3.8.4, DAE Mesh Uploader cohort and Marine Kelly’s RLV version 2.9.14.

Thanks to Topaz Harley for testing on linux Fedora 22, Arch Linux and Debian Stretch, to Chorazin Allen and Jenni for RLV testing.

Topaz Harley authored a Linux Install Setup Readme which has tips on optimizing the viewer for linux.

If a test version is currently installed, the automatic update feature will not function. A separate download and install is needed.

For a complete list of changes please see the change log. Change log

Please refer to Release Notes for more detail about fixes and additions in this release.

Kokua’s ticket system has a vote for individual tickets. I would like to use this to determine which is most needed for bugs and which is most desired for features. Also, there is an accumulation of old tickets that need review. If you submitted a ticket under the old Redmine system, those were copied to the ticket system and need review for relevance.

Click takes you to the Downloads wiki.

Kokua with RLV 2.9.14 is ready to test

Kokua with RLV version 2.9.14 merge is available for download and testing.

Please review: Testing Best Practices

If there is an issue, try to confirm it with the RLV viewer. If it repeats in RLV file an issue on Marine’s issue tracker.

If it exists only on Kokua file a ticket.

I recommend using the beta grid (aditi) for testing until you have a warm fuzzy about using on agni with your main avatar.

Downloads:

Linux 32 bit

Linux 64 bit

Mac

Windows

Kokua RLV merge is available for testing.

Kokua RLV merge is available for download and testing.

There has not been any RLV testing done other than switching to RLV mode and making sure a log on was possible and that it did not crash. I did walk around and teleported a few times.

Please review: Testing Best Practices

I don’t use RLV so cannot give much support. If there is an issue, try to confirm it with the RLV viewer. If repeats in RLV file an issue on Marine’s issue tracker.

If it exists only on Kokua file a ticket.

I recommend using the beta grid (aditi) for testing until you have a warm fuzzy about using on agni with your main avatar.

Downloads:

Linux 32 bit

Linux 64 bit

Mac

Windows

Kokua-3.8.3.38326 Test

Kokua-3.8.3.38326 Test is ready for download and testing. Normally, we don’t announce test viewer availability but, this viewer fixes Experience Profiles for SL users and handles the My Suitcase folder for OpenSim users. The My Suitcase patch was submitted to Kokua and other OpenSim viewer projects by Cinder Roxley. Since this Kokua Test viewer effects potentially more than just a few users I felt the blog announcement appropriate.

Download links:

Mac
MD5 011ee3d92f4da87496de20f580019d5f *Kokua_Test_3_8_3_38326_i386.dmg

Linux 32 bit
MD5 63a5ba91078c6c8480bba8d623a62a19 Kokua_Test_3_8_3_38326_i686.tar.bz2

Linux 64 bit
MD5 83eef049db3474cd080b3eed1447a3a5 *Kokua_NT_64_Test_3_8_3_38326_x86_64.tar.bz2

Windows
MD5 6611b2f890942e6ddbe4db66bd675098 *Kokua_Test_3_8_3_38326_i686_Setup.exe

Subscribe or Monitor the Test viewer download folder for additional test viewer updates.

Kokua-3.8.2.36975

Release 3.8.2.36075 brings Kokua to parity with Second Life version 3.8.2, a Viewer Managed Marketplace cohort.

Thanks to Gavin Hird aka Dayturn, for volunteering to produce the Mac version with New Tools.
Gavin develops an OpenSim grid which uses Mac as its server host. Additional information is available at the xmir blog.

If a test version is currently installed, the automatic update feature will not function. A separate download and install is needed.

We were unable to include RLV in this version. After release and depending on RLV parity with the SL viewer we plan to produce a Kokua test viewer with RLV.

For a complete list of changes please see the change log. changelog

Please refer to Release Notes for more detail about fixes and additions in this release.

Kokua’s ticket system has a vote for individual tickets. I would like to use this to determine which is most needed for bugs and which is most desired for features. Also, there is an accumulation of old tickets that need review. If you submitted a ticket under the old Redmine system, those were copied to the ticket system and need review for relevance.

Click takes you to the Downloads wiki.

For Linux users: The linux 64 and 32 bit versions have many rebuilt libraries. Many of these had not been updated since 2009. I expect the viewer will not operate on any distribution older than Debain current stable code named Jessie and those that use it as an upstream distribution. Those with older distributions can continue to use the last version. The viewers are packaged with libstdc++.so to give some compatibility to older distributions. If you try to stay on the cutting edge of linux distributions and experience a startup crash try removing libstdc++ from the viewer which will allow the viewer to use the system version.

KokuaNT Mac version is available for testing

Thanks to Kokua user Gavin Hird we have a KokuaNT (new tools) Mac version available for testing.
Gavin develops an OpenSim grid which uses Mac as its server host. His xmir grid is Hypergrid capable. Additional information is available at the xmir blog.

KokuaNT Mac download link is here.

For those interested in the steps to construct the build please see Ticket #356.

KokuaNT is available for testing.

Request for volunteers to test KokuaNT (new tools) for Linux 32 bit, Linux 64 bit, and Windows platforms. Linux versions will likely not run on any distribution older than Debian Stable, aka Jessie. Several distributions follow Debian Stable and KokuaNT should work on those. Initial testing on Linux Mint 17.1 64 bit was successful.

If this is your first time to test a Kokua experimental viewer please review our testing Best Practices.

We need someone with Mac OS-X Yosemite to build a Mac version. Past Mac build is on an earlier OS-X and due to other uses it cannot be upgraded to Yosemite at this time. Potential volunteers can contact me via email at nickyperian@yahoo.com.

For linux users who want to compile/build KokuaNT; instructions are in the repository README.