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twister-core 0.9.29: fix connectivity issue

New twister-core 0.9.29 fixes a long standing connectivity bug: sometimes twisterd failed to properly detect when the external IP changes. IP changes are relatively common, they may be due to a router reboot, ISP forcing an IP change, switching from

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twister-html new language filtering support

We’ve just merged another great contribution by Сёма Мрачный (@tasty) for twister-html client: advanced language filtering support. This new feature may allow people to follow more users and display only the posts on language they understand. Given the heterogeneous twister community with

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VirtualBox image available to compile twister for Android

A new VirtualBox image is available pre-configured with all utilities (android-sdk, ndk…) and dependencies (openssl, boost etc) needed to compile twisterd for Android. Grab it here: Ubuntu-12.04-LTS-amd64_twister-gitian-android.ova (2.2GB from Google Drive)

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twister RPMS for openSUSE, SLE, Fedora and Centos

Thanks to the nice Open Build Service (OBS) provided by openSUSE we now have automatically built RPMS for the following distros: openSUSE 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2 and tumbleweed SLE 12 (SLE 11 boost too old) Fedora 20 (Fedora 18-19 have

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A new “business” model

A new “business” model

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Twister daily traffic visualization

Thanks to @thedod and @twisterio! Click here for Twister daily traffic.

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twister-core 0.9.28: enforce DHT upload rate limit

0.9.28 has better enforcement of DHT upload rate limit for non-locally generated requests. the limit applies to: DHT replies, refreshes of stored items, checking for status/tracker and proxy server. local requests (eg. dhtgets from the UI) are excluded from this

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Some thoughts on next developments

I’d like to share some thoughts on stuff i’d like to implement or improve in twister… Following the recent introduction of “getmentions” api in twister-core 0.9.27, i’d like to explore the possibilities for creating new user following “types”. Currently we

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Help decentralize twister even more!

Yes, twister is already decentralized. However there are two areas where we may improve twister to make it more resilient: DNS Seeders When twisterd is executed for the first time, it must locate some initial nodes to join the peer-to-peer

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Direct Message’s copy-to-self new feature

A new feature is available from latest twister repository (both twister-core 0.9.26 and twister-html must be updated), it is called “Direct Message copy-to-self”. DM’s copy-to-self will allow users to safely store the private messages they send and also sync these

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