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A very minor, very silly PSA: if you use AzuraCast on your local computer, you may find it's impossible to open games using the 2K Launcher (Civilization 6, XCOM 2); this is because the launcher tries to open a local server on port 8095. Just temporarily turn off AzuraCast. 😀

We have a big overhaul of our collected listener statistics we'd like to work on, and we're hoping to gauge the community's interest in helping fund it through a new Feature Bounty powered by . Read more about the project here: github.com/AzuraCast/AzuraCast

We are currently testing an update to AzuraCast that will reduce the number of Docker containers we use...to ONE! This will allow far more usage scenarios, including deployment from existing Docker-based app services, while preserving the same experience we offer today.

Another project we depend on as part of our infrastructure, @phpunit, has updated their software library to show solidarity with .

The @codeception testing framework is directing users to donate here: helpukrainewin.org/

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We will continue to update this thread with more resources to support our peers affected by the war in Ukraine.

Radio has long played a key part in the struggle for freedom and peace, and we hope your stations are broadcasting those values far and wide across the planet.

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Software is created by, and for, human beings, and right now an immense amount of human suffering is taking place in Ukraine.

Some of our upstream projects are built by developers who are directly affected. Help them if you can!

leafletjs.com/
github.com/codeception/codecep

We would like to again thank our friends at @digitalocean for their support of open-source software like ours, including providing hosting for our infrastructure. They're also one of the easiest ways to use AzuraCast, via their one-click Marketplace: marketplace.digitalocean.com/a

AzuraCast 0.15.1 is now available as a stable release. It includes zero-downtime station reloads for Icecast users, user-agent blocking, a simplified Docker setup and numerous bugfixes, including Liquidsoap version 2.0.3. See the full changelog here: github.com/AzuraCast/AzuraCast

We've put together a Press Kit with vector and raster versions of our logo with and without text, our mascot backgrounds, and promotional audio clips you can use in your station. Download it here: azuracast.com/resources/press_

New as of the latest rolling release: if you use the standard settings (Liquidsoap as an AutoDJ, Icecast as broadcasting software), restarting broadcasting on a single station *will not disconnect any active listeners*. It's a small change, but one that we hope has a big impact!

This weekend, we had a great opportunity to present at @LiquidsoapMedia's annual LiquidShop event, where we talk about how we use Liquidsoap and our role in open-source, and our presentation is now available in video form here: youtube.com/watch?v=rApEODLKY0

AzuraCast 0.15.0 is now available on the Stable release channel! This version includes Liquidsoap 2.0, Docker ARM64 support, and dozens of technical improvements and bug fixes.

View the full changelog here: github.com/AzuraCast/AzuraCast

We have updated our installation guide to include our new support for Docker on ARM64-based computers, as well as a new guide on how to install AzuraCast onto Windows via WSL2: docs.azuracast.com/en/getting-

Also, the ARM64-compatible Docker images are currently only available on our Rolling Release channel. The next stable release will also have support for ARM64 devices when it is released, but the current stable release does not have this included.

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Don't worry; we have no plans to immediately phase out our "power-user"-oriented Ansible installation method, which still makes better use of the limited resources of devices like ARM single-board computers. We will continue to maintain both deployment methods.

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Big news for some of our users: our Docker deployment method now supports the ARM64 architecture, which opens up a whole new world of devices that can use our recommended installation method, including devices like the Raspberry Pi 4 and other similar SBCs.

Note to our users: GitHub is experiencing some widespread issues with service outages, and that may be affecting any new installations or updates. It is advised to hold off on any routine updates until GitHub reports all-green again. Check their status at githubstatus.com/

If you've updated, your station won't start and you need to get back up and running quickly, you can temporarily remove any custom code you've added via the "Edit Liquidsoap Configuration" page, restart broadcasting, then add the custom code back in later once it's been migrated.

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We've started rolling out @LiquidsoapMedia version 2.0 to our Rolling Release channel users. If you have custom Liquidsoap code, you may find it needs minor changes to be compatible with the new version. See the Liquidsoap migration guide for more info: liquidsoap.info/doc-2.0.0/migr

We believe it brings lots of value to the radio ecosystem, as evidenced by the thousands of stations using it. Sustainability, for us, is the tough task of keeping our core principles fully intact while still building a project that keeps a roof over our heads.

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