View Full Version : Should I upgrade from 6.5.4?

2008-05-17, 08:45

I've been a bit (maybe a lot) out of touch with developments on Slimserver software. Here is what I'm running now-

SlimServer Version: 6.5.4 - 12568 - Windows Server 2003 - EN - cp1252
Perl Version: 5.8.8 MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
MySQL Version: 5.0.22-community-nt

Everything is working fine for me, but should I be upgrading to 7.x? Am I missing any functionality? If I do upgrade, will it break any plugins? I'm running AlienBBC and have the Weather Time and Date screen saver installed (I think version 1.9.1).


2008-05-17, 09:06
You'll need new versions of your plugins that are compatible with v7.

You can take a look at the (long) list of features and improvements here:

If you see something you like, upgrade. I haven't had any problems with
version 7. I like the new web interface, improved SqueezeNetwork integration,
and improved player synchronization.

2008-05-17, 09:33
ok thanks, another thing to add to my "to do" list :)

Mitch Harding
2008-05-17, 10:00
I'd say if you are happy with the way it works now, no need to upgrade.

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> ok thanks, another thing to add to my "to do" list :)
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2008-05-17, 10:18
SqueezeNetwork integration is probably the best thing about 7.0. I listen to Pandora all the time now since it's not a hassle to switch to SqueezeNetwork.