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AMPPS 2.4 Released with updated versions of PHP, MySQL and more

AMPPS 2.4 Released with updated versions of PHP, MySQL and more
May 19
11:39 2014

Web Hosting Forum – Softaculous Ltd., the developer of AMPPS Installer that simplifies Application deployment on various Desktop and Servers, today announced the launch of AMPPS 2.4 with the updated version of Softaculous, PHP, MySQL, MongoDB and phpMyAdmin as well as some usual minor updates. Also with this version AMPPS provides option to install WordPress Theme along with WordPress.

“Developers can now easily install a WordPress theme while installing WordPress from Softaculous.” said Jigar Dhulla, Senior Developer of AMPPS “More cool new features will be added in coming versions.”

1) The current version of AMPPS for Windows include:

  • Softaculous 4.4.8
  • Apache 2.4.9
  • PHP 5.5.12, PHP 5.4.28 and 5.3.28
  • PERL 5.10.1
  • Python 2.7.2 with mod_wsgi 3.4 module
  • MySQL 5.6.17
  • phpMyAdmin 4.2.0
  • SQLite Manager 1.2.4
  • MongoDB 2.6.0
  • RockMongo 1.1.5
  • FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.44

The current version of AMPPS for Mac include:

  • Softaculous 4.4.8
  • Apache 2.4.9
  • PHP 5.5.12, PHP 5.4.28 and 5.3.28
  • PERL 5.14.1
  • Python 2.7.2 with mod_wsgi 3.4 module
  • MySQL 5.6.17
  • phpMyAdmin 4.2.0
  • SQLite Manager 1.2.4
  • MongoDB 2.6.0
  • RockMongo 1.1.5
  • Pure-FTPd Server 1.0.36

The current version of AMPPS for Linux include:

  • Softaculous 4.4.8
  • Apache 2.4.9
  • PHP 5.5.12, PHP 5.4.28 and 5.3.28
  • PERL 5.14.1
  • Python 2.7.2 with mod_wsgi 3.4 module
  • MySQL 5.6.17
  • phpMyAdmin 4.2.0
  • SQLite Manager 1.2.4
  • MongoDB 2.6.0
  • RockMongo 1.1.5
  • Pure-FTPd Server 1.0.36

2) Users can now choose a theme to install on the script install form itself. At the moment this feature is available for WordPress.

3) MongoDB support for 32 bit architecture added.

4) PHP Mongo extension updated.

5) “Advance Settings” option removed and “Checkbox” will be selected by default for adding an entry in hosts file while adding a Domain.

6) More than 16 characters allowed for alias name.

7) Added option in the Softaculous Admin panel to list the installations sorted by domain.

8) Minor theme improvements for Softaculous Enduser panel.

9) Added option in Softaculous Admin panel to Hide the remove directory, database, database user, data directory and www directory while removing an installation. By default users can choose to remove them or not.

10) UI Improvements in Softaculous Default theme to load the scripts menu faster.

11) HeartBleed Fix : OpenSSL Libraries updated to 1.0.1g.

12) Bug Fix : When an error occurred during installation on root of the domain Softaculous failed to delete the files unzipped during the installation. This is now fixed.

To address the needs of different Enterprises, SMB’s, Web Developers and users, Softaculous AMPPS is available as a Free product which can be installed on Microsoft Windows Desktop, Servers & Mac. AMPPS has 260 Apps to serve the needs of different users.

The Softaculous AMPPS library already contains popular applications, including: WordPress, b2evolution, StatusNet, Drupal, Joomla, Concrete5, phpBB, MyBB, SMF, bbPress, Coppermine, Gallery, Mediawiki, DokuWiki, TikiWiki, Elgg, Dolphin, OpenX, SquirrelMail, LimeSurvey, Piwik, Mantis, SugarCRM, WHMCS, PrestaShop, Magento, CraftySyntax, osTicket, Moodle, Claroline, etc.

Softaculous apps are also available in the form of Virtual Appliances. The Virtual Appliances (called Webuzo) contain all the necessary server software required to power the various Apps. Webuzo is a LAMP stack with Softaculous installed on a CentOS Machine. Webuzo can help any user deploy Web Apps on their Desktops or in the Office. “You can deploy so many E-Commerce related apps with the help of Webuzo e.g. a user may want to deploy Magento or WHMCS for internal documentation and Webuzo can help you do that without you having to install any server software.” said Brijesh Kothari, a developer at Softaculous. Webuzo can also be deployed in the Cloud which helps users to access their apps from anywhere.
Webuzo was announced in mid June

About Softaculous
Softaculous was founded in 2009 with the goal of helping users to deploy apps by the click of a button. Softaculous is already being offered by leading Data Center’s and Web hosting companies around the world.
It is very easy to find, deploy, manage, backup applications using Softaculous. For more information, visit http://www.ampps.com http://www.softaculous.com.

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