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Firestorm Release! v5.1.7.55786

Firestorm Update version 5.1.7.55786 in the wild!

We don’t issue updates frequently for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that most of you dislike updating. We also want to make sure our updates are worth your time to download and install. THIS is one of those updates

We’ve put a lot of work into this release and sincerely hope you will update to get the latest features, improvements, stability and bug fixes!

For a complete and comprehensive review of this update, please hop on over to Inara Pey’s Blog to read her thoughts on the update. 
Click for Inara’s Blog post

For a highlight reel, though, see below for just the tiniest fraction of what’s in this version that we think you might appreciate.

Full Release notes can be found here: Release notes.

Highlights!

  • Merged up to the current LL 5.1.6 codebase, including Project Alex Ivy, voice updates & fixes, media updates & rendering updates.
  • RLV updated to RLVa 2.2 by Kitty Barnett. Release notes: http://wiki.catznip.com/index.php/RLVa_2.2_Release_Notes
  • New user-contributed Windlights from Jean Severine, Penny Patton and Lassie Resident.
  • Added font choice and font size options for the script editor by Ansariel Hiller.
  • New code to improve region crossings contributed by Animats Resident.
  • New “Wearable Favorites” feature by Ansariel Hiller.
    The Wearable Favorites window allows you to list frequently used items, HUDs as an example, in an easily accessible location so that you can quickly attach and detach them as needed. Documentation here
  • Added the ability to do time-based, temporary parcel bans by Liny Odell.
    This new feature adds the ability to ban Residents from a parcel for a specific amount of time.
    Minimum ban time is 1 hour; maximum ban time is 8766 hours (approximately 1 year).
    Select the number of hours when the Ban Duration window opens and press OK. Otherwise, leave it at 0 to permaban.

 

As part of our 3-version rule, we will be blocking version 5.0.1.52150 from accessing Second Life grid as of August 14th (3 weeks). It will continue to function for Opensim.

 

Enjoy!

The Firestorm Team

  • yay!

    Drew

    July 25, 2018

  • Indeed.I had a problem installing but it got fixed.The owners can delete the comment i posted if needed.

    Evan Christianson

    July 25, 2018

  • You can’t be serious? When will you release the final version? You know, the one when you’ve corrected all the mistakes and the thing is finally finished? I suspect never. You just enjoy endlessly tinkering with things. You are classic computer nerds endlessly feeding your own egos to the total boredom of everyone else. I’m through with you all. Like endless others, I will be uninstalling both Firestorm and the original SL platform. The thing is over. You killed it. Suck it up.

    Rufus Attis

    July 25, 2018

  • Can I have your stuff?

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • No, nice try! You really think Second Life is worth bothering with any more? Kind of obvious it’s a dead duck. Sad, but there it is.

    Rufus Attis

    July 28, 2018

  • Awesome! Hahaha

    Damian.Ryker

    August 20, 2018

  • Watch your steps on your way out!

    Ansariel Hiller

    July 25, 2018

  • It’s “watch your step”, not “watch your steps”. If you’re gonna use an idiom in a foreign language, get it right, otherwise you simply look silly.

    Rufus Attis

    September 5, 2018

  • Coming back 6 weeks after the initial rant and then responding to everyone who replied to it could either mean:

    a) you thought those people responding to your rant won’t notice your additional rants and insults

    b) you still didn’t manage to quit SL or came back

    Hopefully the correct answer is a)…

    P.S.: If you find errors, feel free to keep them!

    Ansariel Hiller

    September 17, 2018

  • Are you kidding? You do realize literally all software continually updates to improve and incorporate new technology, right? I suspect to you, a “computer nerd” is anyone with any measure of computer literacy… and you really should get some.

    ...what?

    July 26, 2018

  • Yay! Second Life already feels less idiot filled!

    Darkness Havenwillow

    July 26, 2018

  • Well, I was planning to eat humble pie and send out the usual bulletin about posting when drunk and regretting when sober, but the latest version really does turn out to be a dog – on my ancient computer, at least. Endless crashes, freezes and ‘Not Responding’ messages after a completely clean install. To be fair to Firestorm, I’m running this latest update on an old Windows 7 machine, so it’s probably my fault, but even so, if you too happen to be running on old equipment, I strongly urge you to avoid this update. It is highly likely to mess things up for you big time.

    Rufus Attis

    September 5, 2018

  • What are you rambling on about? THERE is no FINAL version, rofl, that’s not how SL works.

    Drew

    October 10, 2018

  • buenas noches tengo hace mas de dos meses problemas con el firestorm no me deja entrar a la primera ni a la décima quizás aveces entro con suerte a sl , me dice error de red o de sim trato de entender pq mi pc esta nuevo correcto cambie todo y sigue sin funcionar juego a muchos mas juegos pero mi problema es solo firestorm harta de q nadie me responda x favor díganme que puedo hacer para entrar a sl a la primera ya que antiguamente lo hacia y ya no , provee todo lo ávido y x a ver si digo todo es todo y ya no se que hacer ,. mande tiket SOPORTE y no me han respondido. gracias .

    nika

    August 27, 2018

  • I am trying to install this version and Windows “doesn’t recognize the publisher.” ??? this hasn’t happened before when updating. Is this a known issue ?

    Phi Mayo

    July 25, 2018

  • We stopped code-signing our windows binary in Firestorm 5.0.11 due to costs and lack of benefits. Expect that your antivirus or firewall may warn you that the software is not trusted because it is from an unknown publisher.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • Double Yay!

    Cheryl

    July 25, 2018

  • Apparently Windows Defender in Windows 10 isn’t recognizing the 32-bit SL version. You can still proceed with the install, but you might want to check into that.

    Trasee Darkwatch

    July 25, 2018

  • We stopped code-signing our windows binary in Firestorm 5.0.11 due to costs and lack of benefits. Expect that your antivirus or firewall may warn you that the software is not trusted because it is from an unknown publisher.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • Out of curiosity, what are the costs of signing binaries?

    PatrickR Bleac

    July 28, 2018

  • i need major help!!!have the new update in 64bit windows ten latest version and when i go to log in it gives me a message that reads “login failed Often this means your computers clock is set incorrectly please go to control panels and make sure the time and date is set correctly. also check if your network and firewall is set up correctly. if you continue you to receive this error , please go to the support section of secondlife.com website and report problem” ive checked firewall and its fine and i have reset my clock and my time zone is right, ive also uninstalled five times and reinstall and still the same message. I have also tried secondlife viewer and it said the same thing. please HELPPPP! 🙁

    PRETTYGUTZBLOG

    August 4, 2018

  • Was the cache handling changed yet again? This once again breaks 3rd party texture cache viewers that many shoppers and modders rely on to check demos for an inordinate amount of large textures, reduce textures to a more reasonable size (why have a 1024 pixel texture on a piercing), color-match clothing, create attachments like bulges, bake tattoos into skins to avoid alpha bugs etc. pp.

    It’s bad enough that the last Firestorm update broke cache viewers, and now we have to deal with this again? What precisely was changed (did it revert to the old cache handling?) and why isn’t this mentioned anywhere? Will version 5.1.7 become mandatory at some point? We need to know these things prior to installing a new version. I know that none of you is getting paid for your underappreciated work, but please understand that this is a bit frustrating and greatly limits the enjoyment of those of us who spend their SL time shopping, modding, and composing unique avatars.

    Ishtara

    July 25, 2018

  • We did not make any changes ourselves to the cache handling. Any changes that were made were don by Linden Lab. We cannot revert to the old cache code because it woul get in the way of keeping up with the Linden viewer’s maintenance.

    Tonya Souther

    July 25, 2018

  • I’m sorry but it’s up to the maintainers of the cache viewers to update their code to work with the current changes to how the viewer cache is handled.
    Linden Lab have a project upstream that will again change how the viewer cache works, so expect this to happen again in the future.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • This update has bugs, it keeps telling me that it failed to write to disk on over 5 plugins or applications. Then even with skipping them and logging in media fails to load.
    I would think a update has no bugs, but this is very buggy.

    Evan Christianson

    July 25, 2018

  • It sounds like you had media plugins stuck running from a previous viewer session when trying to install the update.
    Terminating the stuck processes via task manager should fix this. If it doesn’t reboot your computer & then run the installer.

    Edit to add: Thanks for confirming in your later comment that you fixed the problem.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • I am so excited!

    Sylvie Jeanjacquot

    July 25, 2018

  • Finally time bans and Favourite wearable list hoorah! Now if you could just add the ability for more than 10 picks in the profile pick list my life would be complete!

    Well Done FS keep up the good work!

    2013UK Resident

    July 25, 2018

  • I believe the 10 Picks limit is actually enforced server side, so that request would need to be made to Linden Lab.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • Just wanted to say thank you to Kitty for her work on RLVa. There have been many comments in the past about the lack of RLVa updates in Firestorm. Now that we have some – and more planned in future, I think it’s time to say how much Kitty’s work means to many of us in SL.

    Karen Walworth

    July 25, 2018

  • Did they work out a few of the kinks?

    Darkness Havenwillow

    July 26, 2018

  • I sure hope that the Experimental region crossing code can be turned off, as I’m quite happy how region crossings work for me now – if it cannot be turned off i see absolutely no point in updating.

    The cause of region crossings lagging/fails/crashes has always been a matter of amount of attachments worn and attached scripts running. You don’t need a zillion attachments (collars, cuffs, whips… you get the idea) to drive a boat/plane/car, simply put your RP on hold when you enjoy these activities 🙂

    tobben

    July 25, 2018

  • The crossing code is off by default, the idea is to offer the choice of two methods, the new method is there if people are struggling with the default. The default remains unchanged.

    Beq

    July 25, 2018

  • Thanks for the shiny new things! Viewer is working great. But… on my Windows 10 quick-launch taskbar a grey regular “file folder” pic shows instead of the nice Firestorm logo. Just sayin’.

    Dichromus MIles

    July 25, 2018

  • That is something Windows messed up. Unpinning and pinning it back usually fixes it, if not you might need to manually edit the shortcut properties and set the icon again.

    Ansariel Hiller

    July 25, 2018

  • Thank you for your reply. I had to edit the shortcut properties as you suggested. All good now. Thanks again. :0)

    Dichromus MIles

    July 26, 2018

  • Are we still stuck being forced to use a lower LOD in this “Update”? If so then I won’t be changing over until either that goes away or I find a comparable viewer. I think it’s highly unfair that you or LL dictate how we use and see SL when it doesn’t effect anyhone but those of using that particular feature. You can all say that a higher LOD doesn’t help etc., but, it doesn’t effect anyone else and no one has the right to tell someone else how to enjoy their SL. Since the LOD is forced to a lower level on every single relog you are ruining my SL experience for what seems to be no reason other than you don’t like that others do it.
    This is truly a pain in the butt & not right. If it effected everyone in SL how I have my LOD set I suppose it would make sense to impose your likes or dislikes on others, but since it does not and it does in fact make MY SL better and more enjoyable and doesn’t effect anyone else I am still trying to figure out just exactly why that is forced instead of being made into a choice for those using the viewer.

    Anna Marie Ragu

    July 25, 2018

  • Linden Lab has every right to “dictate” you how you use Second Life, because that’s their virtual world and you’re allowed to be just resident inside it. The fact, that LOD set to one million does not affect your machine does not mean, that it does not affect everyone on the grid – creators are less scrupulous in making their objects, telling everyone to set up LOD to high values in order to, often, just _see_ objects and items created by them. What’s the result? People with high-end machines strain them without any other reason than someone’s laziness, then complain about lower frame rates, and people with low-end machines who can run “only” at the standard LOD 2.0 (so, how Second Life should run) see triangles, cubes and deformed world. If creators see that they can’t go over LOD 4.0 because it will get reset, then they will invest time in optimizing their creations. Don’t be selfish and allow everyone to access and see Second Life like you do. And stop wasting processing power of your computer – you can’t see details in this LOD 100.0 of yours anyway, because your screen does not have resolution high enough.

    In short, the LOD change will stay. Firestorm is not the only world viewer that clamp this value.

    Pantera Północy

    July 25, 2018

  • Just because your computer cannot handle it does not mean that those of us who have computers that can should have to dumb down our viewer. I am not one of those creators your complaining about but that you probably still buy from as most complainers of low LOD do.
    I am just a user that prefers options over forced compliance. How I set & leave MY LOD does not affect you, it effects me. How creators build is not my concern because I worked hard to save up my money & I chose to invest in a decent machine that allows me to enjoy well made or crappy made items, I feel it’s worth it, you obviously do not, that is on you not me.
    Settings on my viewer that don’t effect others should be given as options so people can choose how they live their SL is all that I am saying.
    If you want better built things, learn to build & show all those creators your whining about how it’s done & don’t buy items from creators you don’t enjoy & enjoy having to see ugly jelly dolls & empty spaces where items should be showing up due to having to keep lowering your LOD every single log in.

    Anna Marie Ragu

    July 25, 2018

  • It’s not about you and it’s not about me, it’s about overall health of the grid – however, when you go hiking you always wait for the slowest person, don’t you? And no, I don’t buy from such creators. If a demo looks bad in LOD 2.0, I don’t get the full version. If there is no demo I just give up on the object altogether. Not because my computer is not able to handle it, but because I want everyone to have a nice experience and if creators won’t sell their lazily made items – they would start to make better ones. That’s all. “How creators build is not my concern” – but it would be if some item would stop to work on your particular machine, but work for everyone else, would it? I guess so. The thing is, that allowing this setting to be able to set so high DOES affect other people and NOT only you. 4.0 as max value is high enough for most of the everyday Second Life.

    Pantera Północy

    July 25, 2018

  • Downloaded and installed without a hitch. So far the experience is good and all the new bells and whistles are apparently working.
    Thankyou to all the FS devs, and to Kitty Barnett for updating RLVa. Can’t wait to see what the Vision-spheres project is going to produce!

    Ayesha Askham-Ezvalt

    July 25, 2018

  • Ok…

    Soo please remove the new soo cool graphic engine mod lol
    The last version was fast almost lag free smooth… now on slame plave with same graphic settings, totally laggy crap, but show highter fps…

    Need change after 7th year the general firestorm developing method, and DO NOT CHANGE IF SOMETHING WORKING WELL… Change please only the bad things, and dont switch the good to bad! Make much easyer life for residents, and the devloper team donnt waste theirs time… Thank you…

    PS.: I know not yours fault (ofc never yours), the general answer is the Linden Lab or Microsoft fault, any problem never yours… This is fair policy :DDD Jesus…

    Peeter Tamerlane

    July 25, 2018

  • It’s hard to say what the problem is from your description.
    If the viewer is being laggy but you have higher then normal FPS then it’s not render lag.
    It could be region “lag” or network “lag” or even your antivirus taking a dislike to the new release.
    Best thing to do is to file a support ticket on the JIRA so we can get details about your system, the laggy location & investigate.
    https://wiki.phoenixviewer.com/file_a_jira

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • Well… Ok… I repeat… previous fs version was fine… No, not my antivirus, and not I am the idiot (and my antivirus also not idiot)… And have lot of another problem… default water looking crap and burry with cube edges in advanced (in previous dont), I crashing every time when I try take photo in advanced (in previous dont) soo for me need use alchemy if I wanna take photo, etc…
    And my lot of friend have similar problems or different, but everyone feel more lag, and less quality…
    No dont need for you my system, because previous fs was perfect, soo the solution is easy: dont change good things, please learn, new is not value, that is only age… value is the working without problems… dont change the good things to bad, or if you do, redo… simple… dont need find the bug, because you have fine solution without bughunting: downgrading to old graphic engine… I congratulate for more more unneccesary and silly features, but yours company added some thing what is dont missing for anybody in last 15 year, but make wrong the most important part, what is was good before this fantastic upgrade…
    Try the next rule: dont cahnge the good thing, change only the bad… trust in me less work…
    for lot of photographer have problem with new fire, with good gamer pc-s with high end video card… lot of using another and older viewer for taking photos… please thinking…

    Peeter Tamerlane

    August 21, 2018

  • Mine doesn’t even let me drag any of my items I get a red circle with a line through it.

    Nicole

    July 25, 2018

  • What are you trying to drag and where?
    Is this happening dragging & dropping items within inventory, when trying to rez objects inworld, when trying to place items in a box or something else?

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 25, 2018

  • Great update, faster, everything great so far!

    Ziggy Starsmith

    July 25, 2018

  • Why everytime that you (Firestorm team) do updates,they come heavy?
    For sure is not my notebook because this is a brand new Gamer notebook and I still have the same struggle to use the viewer in High mode or Ultra to take pictures as I had in my old notebook!
    Always slow…
    Honestly, I am thinking about to find a better viewer to play second life because your viewer do some huge damage to our graphic cards!

    YunaLiah Fang

    July 25, 2018

  • Can I get your system information?
    In the top menu bar of the viewer, go to Help -> About Firestorm.
    Click the “Copy to clipboard” button & paste all your system information into a comment here.
    Thanks!

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 26, 2018

  • Also, if this is a new gamer notebook that you have, it likely has 2 graphics “cards”.
    Make sure that the viewer is using the dedicated gaming graphics card & not the integrated graphics chip.
    Your system information I asked for will show which card the viewer is using.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 26, 2018

  • Sorry to answer only now!
    I was in vacation so I was not able to reply sooner!
    Honestly I had uninstalled the firestorm because I were so pissed of, so I installed again to give you the info that you asked for, so here it is!

    Firestorm 5.1.7 (55786) Jul 13 2018 20:00:04 (64bit) (Firestorm-Releasex64) with Havok support
    Release Notes

    CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7300HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz (2496 MHz)
    Memory: 8085 MB
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit (Build 16299)
    Graphics Card Vendor: Intel
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 630

    Windows Graphics Driver Version: 23.21.13.8875
    OpenGL Version: 4.2.0 – Build 22.20.16.4749

    RestrainedLove API: (disabled)
    libcurl Version: libcurl/7.54.1 OpenSSL/1.0.2l zlib/1.2.8 nghttp2/1.25.0
    J2C Decoder Version: KDU v7.10.4
    Audio Driver Version: FMOD Studio 1.10.05
    Dullahan: 1.1.1080 / CEF: 3.3325.1750.gaabe4c4 / Chromium: 65.0.3325.146
    LibVLC Version: 2.2.8
    Voice Server Version: Not Connected
    Settings mode: Phoenix
    Viewer Skin: Vintage (Classic)
    Window size: 1920×1001 px
    Font Used: Deja Vu (96 dpi)
    Font Size Adjustment: 0 pt
    UI Scaling: 1.25
    Draw distance: 32 m
    Bandwidth: 500 kbit/s
    LOD factor: 4
    Render quality: High (5/7)
    Advanced Lighting Model: Yes
    Texture memory: 2048 MB (1)
    VFS (cache) creation time (UTC): 2018-7-25T23:1:0
    Built with MSVC version 1800
    July 29 2018 13:05:52 SLT

    YunaLiah Fang

    July 29, 2018

  • Does your notebook have two different video cards? Because that Intel one is quite weak. If it’s a gaming laptop, does it have an internal NVidia or Radeon card as well? Might want to make sure your viewer is using that instead of the Intel renderer.

    Fortnight Baxton

    August 23, 2018

  • Oh, and about the graphic cards, I already tested both, one at time just to check how it works, and both had the same problem at sl.

    YunaLiah Fang

    July 29, 2018

  • I tried the last update but it seems the disk usage keeps 99% here and it makes the viewer laggy.

    Elix

    July 26, 2018

  • As a guess – and it is a guess since we know nothing about your computer OS or hardware specs at a glance, or what settings your viewer has – Your computer may be running out of physical memory and swapping to disk or your antivirus software may be involved in the disk thrashing.

    Yay N' Stuff

    July 26, 2018

  • Previous version is very normally run on my laptop (it’s i7-7700hq with GTX 1050), but this version makes my disk space run at 99% all time. Ended up using previous version again to run normally again

    Elix

    July 26, 2018

  • Which antivirus software are you using?
    Is it Webroot?

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 26, 2018

  • I don’t have any antivirus installed here

    Elix

    July 27, 2018

  • Why is that my items that i rezzed that have an alpha to it are hard to see once rezzed. I cannot do my AD at all because of this. https://gyazo.com/e6e6be3ff175d24f4fc3c2f5e822c68a

    ABC

    July 26, 2018

  • Your image link is a 404.
    Can you explain what you mean by AD?
    If you can provide another image link showing the problem, that would be helpful.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 26, 2018

  • With this update I cannot save snapshots to disk anymore.
    If i try the previous version it works
    Any suggestion?

    Lisa Hyandi

    July 26, 2018

  • Which operating system are you using?
    Which antivirus software are you using?
    We have seen several cases where Avast antivirus is blocking saving snapshots to disk.
    Please can you test disabling your antivirus temporarily & see if this fixes the problem.

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 26, 2018

  • Operating System and antivirus are the same used with the previous version: Window 7 , Antivirus: Security Essentials , tried to disable it, same problem. Older version works newest no

    Lisa Hyandi

    July 26, 2018

  • Hello
    Windows / and Microsoft securiti essential
    Tried with antivirus disabled: Still no lick
    No problem at all with the previous version

    Lisa Hyandi

    July 26, 2018

  • The general instruction to install this new version over the old one goes defunct, as it installs it aside the old version, in a newly named folder. Now I had to deinstall the old one after installing the new one, and then reinstall the new one to make sure it didn’t bork up anything in my App-data folders? Perhaps it’s best to write us to deinstall the old one first, after making a settings back up.

    Other than that, YAY! for so many fixed bugs and wonderful new options!

    senna

    July 26, 2018

  • Did you have the Havok enabled version of the old Firestorm 5.0.11 release installed & install the OpenSim version of Firestorm 5.1.7 or vice versa?

    Whirly Fizzle

    July 26, 2018

  • I don’t get it. Why don’t you just choose the former folder to install the update to? Isn’t it time you learned how to do things for yourself? /me shakes her head

    Sylvie Jeanjacquot

    July 26, 2018

  • Ah I see the feature is back where Firestorm flashes on the taskbar for no reason

    Beasil Roundfield

    July 27, 2018

  • Yes. I added a feature to do this to random users. Was tired of seeing it working fine and without way to reproduce it, so I just made it completely random.

    Ansariel Hiller

    July 27, 2018

  • Maybe you should also add a feature that removes arrogant viewer developers from the Firestorm team?

    Former Firestorm User

    July 28, 2018

  • …or just people like you – oh wait! It worked already!

    Ansariel Hiller

    July 29, 2018

  • i did a clean install of this new version and the only problem i’m having is that when i log in at home, i don’t see my sim surround. I installed the 64-bit OS version, and this is quite annoying. The FS support group wouldn’t answer my question, so where do I go for help now?

    Cloudrider1020

    July 27, 2018

  • I’m having problems with this too 🙁

    Larinda Ravenheart

    July 31, 2018

  • hello … with this new update, it is impossible for me to watch tv … in my despair and to discard, I reinstated the previous version of firestorm and everything is fine … but with this last one I can not see anything .. Please someone help me … I do not have any antivirus program activated
    with the previous version … all good
    https://prnt.sc/kbl8m3
    with the new version
    https://prnt.sc/kbl9cp

    Annkate21

    July 27, 2018

  • Exactly same problem and solution for me and a few others too.

    Dalek

    August 2, 2018

  • hello … with this new update, it is impossible for me to watch tv … in my despair and to discard, I reinstated the previous version of firestorm and everything is fine … but with this last one I can not see anything .. Please someone help me … I do not have any antivirus program activated
    https://prnt.sc/kbl9cp
    https://prnt.sc/kbl8m3

    Annkate21

    July 27, 2018

  • Thank you FS team for the new update. I realize that this is not the place to seek help or support, however, a significant # of users are dead in the water – those that play the game “Krafties” http://www.krafties.com , from which many of us derive our income.
    This game is in-viewer app based. Apps no longer load in the most recent update, or load very intermittently. Speed is a huge factor in Krafties, and not being able to use the apps which work just fine in the prior version is causing us to revert to the prior version. I am not a programmer – is it flash? Qwerty? Java? I don’t know. All I know is that over 10,000 of us play, the large majority on FS. I would be happy to provide further specs or screenshots. FS support chat is wonderful – asking a volunteer to learn a new, complicated app based game is more than I can expect. Thanks again!

    Panster

    July 27, 2018

  • now i made the new firestorm update and always when i come online on secondlife my inventar its empty and my landmarks too 🙁

    xeni cardalines

    July 28, 2018

  • mostly times versión fozes an must to close using ctr+alt + sup o don work

    nat

    July 28, 2018

  • I think I found a bug or glitch, every-time I try to terraform my sim, I try to set the size to maximum, but it never goes any bigger then the lowest size, I re-logged, cleared cache, reinstalled, and its just not working
    This only started happening after the new update too, so thats all I know that would be different then normal

    Leoninus

    July 29, 2018

  • After installing the 64-bit of 5.1.7, the sit here feature is now incredibly buggy. Objects that I used to be able to click on and “sit here” (like rez balls, chairs, etc) now give me a no room on object type message. If I continue to keep trying and it eventually “may” work after 10-20 tries. My first attempt was a basic install. I then followed the clean install process and it also does the same thing. I was mentioning it to a friend in world and it is happening to them too. I have yet to see mention of that massive bug.

    Dave

    July 29, 2018

  • My friend did the update, and now he keeps getting the following message when logging in: We are sorry, but Firestorm has crashed and needs to be closed. If you see this issues happening repeatedly, please contact our support team and submit the following message:
    MUST SUPPLY A COMMENT FOR CONTROL CONTENT. PLEASE PERFORM A CLEAN INSTALL.

    He has did all of the above. No answer and no luck doing a clean install.

    Crazie

    July 30, 2018

  • Thanks to Whirly for adding some flesh to my Bug report on the mouselook issue that stems, it would seem from the closed (accepted) BUG-6088 report from 2014. Sadly it seems that Kyle Linden did not value you info, Whirly. Nothing new there. There are none so blind as those who really do not want to see.

    Ayesha Askham-Ezvalt

    July 30, 2018

  • I’ll second Annkate21’s comment about it breaking TV viewing. Reverting to 5.0.11 fixes it for me too.

    Dalek

    August 2, 2018

  • I am not trying to be an annoying person…

    but the main reason I hate updating is I have to go back to the blog to get the newest update. Call me lazy but most programs it gets done with a click of a button. If it was that simple for FS, I’d do it in less than a week for sure.

    Gabzo Avro

    August 4, 2018

  • I installed the latest version of Firestorm with no issues. However, now my text boxes, notification boxes, inventory box, etc is much smaller as in the text inside them. I can’t seem to make them larger. Can you help me? Thanks.

    Mike

    August 5, 2018

  • ok so i downloaded the 32bit version, after a while of being logged in certain stuff turns black. Mostly the stuff with alphas turn black and when i zoom out it completely disappears, like my eyebrows in this photo. I thought it was my LOD so i put it on 4, that didnt work. Thought it was my draw distance,that didnt work either. So my question is what is making stuff turn black on my viewer and why am i not able to see certain objects or items that has an alpha texture (sheer or see through) if i zoom out? I was using the 5.0.1 version and i wish you guys werent blocking it.
    https://gyazo.com/844e76cf12add482b4d830a6cde15b5a

    rae

    August 6, 2018

  • hello i am so sorry i know it says you cannot provide support from the blog comments but i had a version installed (5.0.1) that JUST got blocked from logging in, so i cannot get to an inworld help group. i don’t know where else to turn as googling for solutions is not giving me options that i can understand, frankly.
    i was trying to update and i received an error:
    “Error opening file for writing:

    C:\Program Files\FirestormOS-Releasex64\llplugin\locales\en-US.pak

    Click Abort to stop the installation,
    Retry to try again, or
    Ignore to skip this file.”

    i did not uninstall my previous version of FS prior to opening the installer for this update. i am running Windows 7, i tried clicking retry and it immediately threw the same error. i did not try clicking ignore as i do not know what that file is or does and i do not know if it would break FS to tell it to skip. is there any way someone can please help?

    gabi dimitriaski

    August 14, 2018

  • Am i the only one having voice issues with it cutting in and out!

    Menion Azalee

    August 14, 2018

  • if my previous comment shows up (me, asking for help on a reinstall), please disregard as i managed to solve my problem and things are now running properly enough i can ask inworld for support, sorry about that

    gabi dimitriaski

    August 14, 2018

  • okay im literally clicking on the stupid download thing and it keeps taking me back to this damn page Help!

    Aquilak

    August 15, 2018

  • Maybe consider putting a link to the actual downloads on the announcement page?

    Toy

    August 15, 2018

  • Thank you for yet another great upgrade! I noticed two problems, which I hope are bugs to be corrected in the next version:

    1. When clicking on something that lies beyond a 100% transparent prim face, we used to be able to touch the further object, but not anymore in this newest version (although it works as before for alt-clicking to anchor a PoV): the object with the 100% transparent face gets selected.

    2. Links are now not listed in the “worn” folder. That causes things like feet (same pair with links in all sandals and pumps, e.g.) to be dettached by mistake.

    If this is due not to an actual change (albeit unintentional) but to my specific settings, please advice.

    4lice Cerise

    August 24, 2018

  • ugh.. i hate the update.. i have always loved that i had it set up that id never get annoying group chats popping up on my screen unless i chose to open them..but ever since my update to this new one.. i had first to deal with re setting EACH group back to that setting..and even though i did all that work…it still fails.. its still opening group chats when i sign in it was never an issue.. til i updated.. i did this for a specific reason.. to keep the groups from bothering me while i model in shows..i hated that type of interference..and still do so now that im stuck seeing them pop open on their own again. its always been a flawless feature til now. 8 years of it working the way its sposed to..i never saw them open themselves til the last week ever since my update.. not only that.. but also the fact that when i updated the clean instal..along with using my backup.. still left me with a job..of re setting all those setings in each of the groups..back to being off.. but it seems to have been a wasted effort cause it fails regardless ever since.

    Eva Madenwald

    August 27, 2018

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