Moodle 2.9, the much awaited release of the popular open source LMS is available for download from today onwards. The official announcement about the release of Moodle 2.9 is still not there, but expected soon.
In a recent announcement, Marina Glancy posted about the release of the other Moodle versions “Moodle 2.8.6, 2.7.8 and 2.6.11 are now available” also. All the latest releases includes a number of bug fixes, small improvements, security vulnerabilities fixes. So, all the readers are advised to upgrade their sites as soon as possible.
The official release notes of all the moodle releases are:
- Moodle 2.9 release notes
- Moodle 2.8.6 release notes
- Moodle 2.7.8 release notes
- Moodle 2.6.11 release notes
Note that 2.7 branch is now supported for security fixes only until May 2017 (LTS) and 2.6.11 is the final release in 2.6 branch.
The other details about the latest version Moodle 2.9 are as follows:
- Requires: PHP 5.4.4, MariaDB 5.5.31 or MySQL 5.5.31 or Postgres 9.1 or MSSQL 2008 or Oracle 10.2
- Upgrading Notes
- Fixed issues
- Language Packs
You can download Moodle 2.9 from this link: https://download.moodle.org/releases/latest/