Terminal-based IRC client Irssi has made it to version 1.2.0. The release includes a year of changes and security updates since the previous 1.1.2 release. Some of the key changes and new features with this version are:
- New syntax with the /statusbar command.
- Character width can now be configured.
- “Off-the-record” module is now included.
- Horizontal splits have been included.
- Support for formatting on the input line.
Mastodon, the self-hosted social media software has reached version 2.7.0. Alongside numerous bug fixes since the last release in October 2018, the software includes new features which improve the discoverability of content.
Another key improvement is the change to the moderation warning system which alerts users that their account has been suspended or disabled. Administrators can also notify users and choose actions to take against them.
For system administrators, the tool to manage Mastodon servers has also received some new commands including the ability to identify servers and receive statistic information.