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Galicaster 2.1.0 - 2018 9th February

Installation guide - Configuration - Source
  • Optionally set and report "Error" state to Opencast when the audio is below a threshold for longer than a set amount of time. (lowaudio plugn)
  • Optionally set and report "Error" state to Opencast when the Galicaster HDD has less available space than a set threshold. (checkspace plugin)
  • Send "Offline" status to Opencast before closing Galicaster (for OC > 2.3.0)
  • Muxing a pulse audio soruce into a v4l2 video source to the same file. (multistream bin by @ppettit)
  • Allow unlocking the Galicaster touchscreen through LDAP credentials. (lockscreen plugin)
  • Added configurable tags to the mediapackage tracks through the profile configuration.
  • Now in Galicaster a default series field for the mediapackage can be set for manual recordings.
  • Bugfixing and code refactoring.
  • Fixed bugs (See all of them in Github CHANGELOG )

Galicaster 2.0.0 - 2017 14th February

Installation guide - Configuration - Source
  • Full media engine upgrade from GStreamer 0.10 to GStreamer 1.x
  • Recorder logic refactoring to improve code mantainability and reusability
  • Base S.O. migration from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 16.04
  • LDAP authentication based login
  • Refactored Opencast ingest module and added features like "select the workflow to ingest with"
  • New external plugins architecture loading from pip or .dep packages
  • New virtual keyboard plugin
  • New PTZ VISCA camera control plugin
  • Fixed bugs (See all of them in Github CHANGELOG )

Galicaster 1.4.2 - 2015 22th June

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Add compatibility to use Opencast 1.6 and 2.0.x
  • Change in the default videoencoder due to better multicore capabilities of x264enc
  • Use calendar response etags to optimize requests. (Issue #64)
  • New plugin (notifycrash) to send an email when a recording has failed
  • Added an endpoint to close Galicaster through the rest API
  • Added the option to configure the output framerate using Blackmagic devices
  • Fixed bugs (See all of them in Github CHANGELOG )

Galicaster 1.4.1 - 2014 18th August

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • New retry to recreate the pipeline periodically when a stream dies.
  • Fixed enable pause in datapath bin.
  • New failovermic plugin
  • Fixed initialize plugins before loading modules
  • Fixed bug in capture.cleaner.mindiskspace value (Added get_free_space in the repository).
  • Added ca_parameters to allow editing of the CA configurations.
  • New plugin to reingest recordings where the ingest has failed. (ppettit)
  • New screen device module to record the screencast. (olabri)
  • New autoaudio device module to automatically detect audio source and sink. (oaubert)
  • Using autoaudiosink instead of hardcoding pulsesink in player. (oaubert)

Galicaster 1.4.0 - 2014 9th April

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Feature: Allow configuration of MHHTTPClient timeouts (ppettit)
  • Fixed bug: Allow any case for plugin config values (JamesUoM)
  • Fixed bug: Set recording state on matterhorn server when doing manual recording (ppettit)
  • New rtpraw device module to record re-encoded RTP flow.
  • Fixed Bug with relative log and i18n paths.
  • Galicaster UI internationalization.
  • New plugin (hidetabs) to customize the tabs displayed on the recording UI.
  • New plugin (setuprecording) to enter a manual recording's metadata before starting it, set default values and mark some fields as required.
  • First version of "hide operations" feature (still in development).
  • A button in the recorder UI to swap the video streams, so that the user can customize where are they shown in the preview.
  • Fixed bug: Galicaster doesn't crash anymore when a webcam is unplugged. Now you can go back and reload the profile.
  • Fixed bug on forced users to click twice in pop-ups when using distributions like Xubuntu.
  • Corrected some bad interactions between the no-audio dialog and other popups.

Galicaster 1.3.2 - 2014 25th March

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Fixed bug: Galicaster crashes from python / libgdk errors

Galicaster 1.3.1 - 2014 20th January

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Ingest to a Opencast Matterhorn cluster with multiple ingest servers.
  • New Pushpic plugin: send screenshoots periodically for monitoring with Galicaster Dashboard
  • Added logstale in REST endpoing plugin.
  • Improved VU-meter dynamic range
  • Several fixes and bug fixes including:
    • Fixes on dialog modality and focus.
    • Bug on No-audio-dialog when reloading a profile.
    • Fixed serious bug that crashed GC when using Datapath capture cards

Galicaster 1.3.0 - 2013 27th June

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Support for RTP sources and Datapath cards
  • New Custom device module
  • Executable scripts for device configuration on profile loading
  • Configurable Encoders and muxers
  • Optional Shutdown button on the interface
  • Improvements include:
    • Ruled VU meter.
    • Configurable side-by-side layout.
    • New pop-up decoration.
    • Configurable UI resolution.
    • Configurable logger
  • Plugins
    • New Check_Repository_plugin: To start missed scheduled recordings on startup.
    • Screen_Saver_Plugin: improved screensaver control for Ubuntu 12.04.
    • No_audio_dialog_plugin: general improvement, more configurable.

Galicaster 1.2.3 - 2012 December 19

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Feature: After crash partial recordings are saved
  • Fix: Minor bug on firewire plugin concerning configuration
  • Fix: Minor bug on MH compatibility towards 1.4

Galicaster 1.2.2 - 2012 November 28

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Opencast-Matterhorn 1.4 Compatible
  • Custom template for recording folders
  • Fixes and bugs:
    • XML Namespace can be removed to provide 1.2 and 1.3 MH compatibility
    • Metadata ispartof is now isPartOf
    • StartTime fixed on manual recordings
    • Some fixes on MH Series fetching

Galicaster 1.2.1 - 2012 October 9

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Zip Mediapackger larger than 4 GB.
  • Side by Side supports embedded audio.
  • Fetch upto 100 MH Series.
  • Fully Compatible with Ubuntu 10.10.
  • Improvements and fixes on audio-based device plugin.
  • Fixes related to dialog pop-up.

Galicaster 1.2.0 - 2012 August 23

Source - Debian Package - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Input Profiles
  • New Operations: Zip and Side by Side Beta
    • Immediate and nocturne triggering
    • Queue
  • Improved Blackmagic cards support
  • Improved and configurable OC-Matterhorn messaging
  • More information added on Recorder and Media Manager
  • Support for more than 2 video streams on preview and playback
  • Recorder errors captured
  • Bug fixing including:
    • Pycurl bug fix included
    • GTK assertion bug fix include
    • Improved resizing for various resolutions
  • Runs on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Galicaster 1.1.1 - 2012 April 27

Download - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Bug fixes

Galicaster 1.1.0 - 2012 April 12

Download - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Features: Screensaver control, Pausable recordings
  • Opencast Matterhorn: Series harvest and editon, Device selection enabled, Workflow parameters enabled
  • Several bugs fixed and minor improvements

Galicaster 1.0.1 - 2012 March 15

Download - Installation guide - Configuration
  • Compatible with Opencast Matterhorn 1.3

Galicaster 1.0 - 2011 December 22

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