Plumi 4.5.1 released

We are proud to announce the new release of Plumi video sharing platform! The release 4.5.1 came after a mini sprint between Unweb.me and Engagemedia.org, includes updates to core products of Plumi (nginx, ffmpeg, mediaelementjs) and minor fixes and enhancements to the Plumi UI.

Plumi now uses python2.7 and has an updated buildout.

Check out the demo site at http://demo.plumi.org which runs on the new Plumi version, and find the updated installation docs on https://github.com/plumi/plumi.app/blob/master/docs/INSTALL.rst that will let you setup your own Plumi site in a few minutes!

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If you have any issues feel free to contact the list at http://lists.plumi.org/listinfo/discuss.

And let us know about your experience with Plumi, we love to hear about new installations!

Plumi article @ Greek magazine Linux Inside

A 4 page article about Plumi has been published on the greek Linux Inside magazine of June.

The article “Make a video portal with Plumi” covers the installation of Plumi and contains an overview of what you can do with Plumi, plus lots of tricks.

Linux Inside is a greek magazine about linux and open source, featuring high quality original articles in the greek language .

Refresh your greek and read the article here!

Plumi workshop @ the Greek FOSS conference

On Friday 20th May, Unweb presented a Plumi workshop, “Create your own youtube with FLOSS”, at the 2011 Greek Free and Open Source conference, in Athens.

About 50 people participated in the workshop, and it was a great experience! During the workshop’s two hours we presented Plumi, we assisted the audience to perform fresh installations on their laptops, we discussed deployment issues and have received highly positive comments regarding Plumi, the transcoding framework and the future of the project.

There have been a few concerns about the packaging of the project and there has been a demand for easier ways to install it. For example, as we experienced network issues during the conference, the installation was unable to proceed for a couple of attendees.

The presentation (in Greek!) can be found here

Plumi workshop at the 2011 Greek FOSS conference