Orangescrum Open-source 2.0 Released by Arundhati S T T T T Get notified with latest updates April 27, 2022April 28, 2022 Hey Orangescrummers! We’re excited to announce that we have released the new and improved version of our open-source product with a completely revamped UI, advanced features like stability controls for your project management. Orangescrum is a robust, simple to use and free project management software that allows teams to collaborate in real time. Manage your team and their tasks with Orangescrum. Get notifications on the progress of tasks, both in real-time, as well as after they are completed. With this system you can track all important information about your team’s work and get a complete picture of what is happening across the organization at any given time. Orangescrum still offers the SaaS/Cloud edition and an option to upgrade the Community (Open-source) Edition to Enterprise Self Hosted. Orangescrum open-source is a flexible project management web application written in CakePHP. The new features, enhancements, and updates are released on a regular basis. Pull requests and bug reports by contributors are always welcome! Contents Offering FeaturesSystem RequirementsInstallationUpdatesCommunityReport bugsAbout Orangescrum Open-source Offering Features Orangescrum provides a rich set of features for Project Management. The key features are: Task Management Task Groups Tasks Task Type Task View Calendar View List View Task Due Date Task Tracking Time Log Reports & Analytics Email Notifications Import & Export Project Collaboration Default Status Workflow Default User Role Management Task List View Add/Edit Task Form View Task Details View Project List View Dashboard View System Requirements Apache with mod_rewrite Enable curl in php.ini Change the ‘post_max_size’ and upload_max_filesize to 200Mb in php.ini PHP 7.2 cakephp 2.8 MySQL 5.6 or 5.7 If STRICT mode is On, turn it Off. Installation Extract the archive the downloaded package. Upload the extracted folder(orangescrum-master) to your working directory. Provide proper write permission to “app/Config”, “app/tmp” and “app/webroot” folders and their sub-folders. Ex. chmod -R 0777 app/Config, chmod -R 0777 app/tmp, chmod -R 0777 app/webroot You can change the write permission of “app/Config” folder after installation procedure is completed. Create a new MySQL database named “orangescrum”(utf8_unicode_ci collation). Get the database.sql file from the root directory and import that to your database. Locate your app directory, do the changes on following files: app/Config/database.php – We have already updated the database name as “Orangescrum” which you can change at any point. In order to change it, just create a database using any name and update that name as database in DATABASE_CONFIG section. And also you can set a password for your Mysql login which you will have to update in the same page as password. [Required] Run the application as https://www.your-site.com/ from your browser and start using Orangescrum For more information please visit Orangescrum Open-source Installation guide. Updates New features, enhancements, and updates appear on a regular basis. You just need to follow these checkpoints: Make sure to take a backup of your database and files Replace all files in your directory with the updated version. Users can able to find the latest releases at Orangescrum Github Repository. Community If you need help with Orangescrum, want to know about enhancements that are coming out or just want to be up-to-date on the latest changes and updates, then join our community forum. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which will include any important announcements and releases. Report bugs Did you find a bug? please create an issue for it before starting any work on a pull request. About Orangescrum Open-source Orangescrum open-source project management software is ideal for small teams or for individual usage to manage our customers’ information, projects. We deployed this community version for our premium users and many other organizations, who deployed it on their servers as well. Our open-source edition is managed in the same way as our cloud-hosted and self-hosted options, which all use the same code base. So feel free to use it in your organization or business!