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Akeeba Kickstart

Akeeba Kickstart is an on-line archive extraction tool, primarily used to extract your backup archives right on your server so that you can restore them easily. It can extract any standard ZIP, JPA or JPS archive file on virtually any server.

Stable 4.1.3

Maturity
Stable
Released on
Thursday, 21 January 2016 05:34
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This is a bugfix release. We recommend that all our users update.

Release highlights

Simpler interface. The advanced options are now hidden by default.

Better detection of directories, both where archives are stored and the best choice for a temporary directory

Bug fixes to improve stability and reliability, including some rare problems which would prevent Akeeba Kickstart from executing and / or make troubleshooting impossible.

PHP 5.3.04+ is required

Akeeba Kickstart requires PHP 5.3.04+, 5.4, 5.5 or 5.6. It won't run on hosts running PHP 5.3.03 (usually written as 5.3.3) or earlier, including PHP 5.2, 5.1, 5.0 and all 4.x versions.

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Stable 4.1.2

Maturity
Stable
Released on
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 04:53
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This is a bugfix release. We recommend that all our users update.

Release highlights

Simpler interface. The advanced options are now hidden by default.

Better detection of directories, both where archives are stored and the best choice for a temporary directory

Bug fixes to improve stability and reliability, including some rare problems which would prevent Akeeba Kickstart from executing and / or make troubleshooting impossible.

PHP 5.3.04+ is required

Akeeba Kickstart requires PHP 5.3.04+, 5.4, 5.5 or 5.6. It won't run on hosts running PHP 5.3.03 (usually written as 5.3.3) or earlier, including PHP 5.2, 5.1, 5.0 and all 4.x versions.

Changelog

Bug fixes

  • [LOW] Kickstart won't start on servers with problematic open_basedir restrictions
  • [LOW] No error message shown when the server throws an error (thanks, Carlos!)
  • [LOW] PHP notices when extracting symlinks
  • [LOW] Wrong offset reported when an archive cannot be extracted
  • [MEDIUM] Extracting symlinks in Dry Run mode would cause existing symlinks to be removed
  • [MEDIUM] FTP/SFTP browser would fail on some servers when you don't provide a starting directory

New features

  • Better detection of the directory holding the archives and the best choice for a temporary directory

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Stable 4.1.1

Maturity
Stable
Released on
Thursday, 04 June 2015 06:51
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Version 4.1.1

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Stable 4.0.0

Maturity
Stable
Released on
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 04:24
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Version 4.0.0

Changelog

Bug fixes

  • [MEDIUM] Clicking on Browse when you had selected the Hybrid mode would attempt to launch the SFTP directory browser instead of the FTP directory browser
  • [MEDIUM] The Port setting in (S)FTP options was ignored

New features

  • If you use the default backup output directories, Kickstart will automatically look for archives there if the directory where Kickstart is doesn't contain any archives

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