Radegast now up-to-date with SL Voice

 Radegast client is the leading lightweight client for many users with disabilities
Radegast client is the leading lightweight client for many users with disabilities

Earlier in November 2016, I invited Beq Janus to write about recent issues which have come to light for people trying to use SL Voice with the Radegast client. In short, it was recently noticed that Radegast would no longer install SL Voice on a new or clean (for those who had previously used it) installation. The problem lay with the Voice package being used no longer being available, compounded by the fact that since the sad passing of Radegast’s developer, Latif Khalifa, no-one is actively maintaining the client.

At the end of the article, Beq put out a plea for someone with the necessary coding expertise to consider stepping forward, and – if not take over maintenance of Radegast – at least update the installer to ensure it can use the correct Voice package going forward.

Well, that plea has been answered.

Cinder Roxley, a TPV developer and open-source contributor to Linden Lab, has stepped forward and updated Radegast to work with the current SL Voice, and provider a new installer package.  The links are as follows:

Many thanks to Cinders for responding to the plea and updating Radegast like this.

2016 SL project updates 48: server, viewer

The Mill, Pale Moonlight; Inara Pey, November 2016, on Flickr The Mill, Pale Moonlightblog post

Server Deployments  – Week 48

As usual, please refer to the server deployment thread for the latest information and updates.

  • There was no deployment of a server maintenance package to the Main (SLS) channel on Tuesday, November 29th, leaving it running on the same build as week #47 – 16# However, the channel did undergo a rolling restart in order to update all private regions on it to the new land impact allowances – see my expanded report for more.
  • On Wednesday, November 30th, all three RC channels should receive a new server maintenance package, comprising internal simulator changes. This deployment should also see all private regions on the three RC channels also updated with the new land impact allowances.

SL Viewer

On November 23rd, the Project Bento (avatar skeleton extensions) RC viewer updated to version This primarily comprised a fix for SL-534, a continuously growing bone error (aka “the Viagra bug”), and to bring the viewer to parity with the current release version.

Also on November 23rd, the 360-degree snapshot viewer updated to version, maintaining parity with the current release viewer.

Grid Status Changes

The new Grid Status page is now in operation, complete with new RSS feeds and subscription options – see my expanded report for more.