Koha 3.14.15 released

Koha 3.14.15 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

Koha 3.14.15 can be downloaded from: http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.14.15.tar.gz

Installation instructions can be found at http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Installation_Documentation or in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Table of contents

Critical bugs fixed in Koha 3.14.15


  • AddBiblio fails on mysql with STRICT_TRANS_TABLES (major – bug 13523)


  • Syndetics index apreciably slow page load for items without result at Syndetics (major – bug 12858)


  • Delete record don’t wait for confirmation (major – bug 13254)

Other bugs fixed in Koha 3.14.15

System Administration

  • Sort branches alphabetically in admin/authorised_values.pl (minor – bug 13401)


  • Inventory: fix “wrong place” and “item not scanned” statuses (normal – bug 12631)

Web services

  • SVC bib bad encoding (normal – bug 13801)

New system preferences in Koha 3.14.15

System requirements

Important notes:

  • Perl 5.10 is required
  • Zebra is required


The Koha manual is maintained in DocBook. The home page for Koha documentation is http://koha-community.org/documentation

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available at http://manual.koha-community.org/3.14.15/en/

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/?p=kohadocs.git;a=summary


Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  • English (USA)
  • Arabic (99%)
  • Armenian (100%)
  • Czech (100%)
  • Danish (88%)
  • French (97%)
  • German (100%)
  • Greek (51%)
  • Italian (100%)
  • Kurdish (70%)
  • Polish (62%)
  • Portuguese (100%)
  • Slovak (100%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (89%)
  • Turkish (100%)
  • Vietnamese (99%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Translating_Koha

For information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate list to volunteer

The most up-to-date translations can be found at http://translate.koha-community.org

Release Team

The release team for Koha 3.14.15 is

Release Manager: Galen Charlton <gmc@esilibrary.com>

Documentation Manager: Nicole C Engard <nengard@gmail.com>
Installation Documentation Managers:

  • Samuel Desseaux <samuel.desseaux@ecp.fr>
  • Mason James <mtj@kohaaloha.com>

Translation Manager: Bernardo Gonzalez Kriegel <bgkriegel@gmail.com>

QA Manager: Katrin Fischer <Katrin.Fischer@bsz-bw.de>
QA Team:

  • Chris Cormack <chrisc@catalyst.net.nz>
  • Marcel de Rooy <M.de.Rooy@rijksmuseum.nl>
  • Jonathan Druart <jonathan.druart@biblibre.com>
  • Brendan Gallagher <brendan@bywatersolutions.com>
  • Kyle Hall <kyle@bywatersolutions.com>
  • Mason James <mtj@kohaaloha.com>
  • Paul Poulain <paul.poulain@biblibre.com>

Bug Wranglers: Magnus Enger <magnus@enger.priv.no>

Packaging Manager: Robin Sheat <robin@catalyst.net.nz>
Live CD Manager: Nguyen Quoc Uy <nguyenquocuy_1102@yahoo.com>
VM Manager: Samuel Desseaux <samuel.desseaux@ecp.fr>

Release Maintainer (3.12.x): Tomás Cohen Arazi <tomascohen@gmail.com>
Release Maintainer (3.14.x): Fridolin Somers <fridolin.somers@biblibre.com>
Release Maintainer (3.16.x): Galen Charlton <gmc@esilibrary.com>
Release Maintainer (3.18.x): Chris Cormack <chrisc@catalyst.net.nz>


We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.14.15:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.14.15:

  • Jonathan Druart (1)
  • Rafal Kopaczka (1)
  • Matthias Meusburger (1)
  • Kyle M Hall (1)
  • Martin Renvoize (1)
  • Benjamin Rokseth (1)
  • Fridolin Somers (2)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed patches to Koha 3.14.15:

  • BibLibre (4)
  • ByWater-Solutions (1)
  • Oslo Public Library (1)
  • PTFS-Europe (1)
  • poczta.onet.pl (1)

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches for Koha 3.14.15:

  • Brendan Gallagher (1)
  • Chris Cormack (1)
  • Fridolin Somers (6)
  • Jonathan Druart (1)
  • Josef Moravec (1)
  • Katrin Fischer (2)
  • Marc Veron (1)
  • Marc Véron (1)
  • Mason James (7)
  • Kyle M Hall (5)

We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed, please send a patch against these release notes to koha-patches@lists.koha-community.org.

Revision control notes

The Koha project uses Git for version control. The current development version of Koha can be retrieved by checking out the master branch of git://git.koha-community.org/koha.git

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 3.14.x.

The last Koha release was 3.14.14, which was released on March 25, 2015.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at http://bugs.koha-community.org

He rau ringa e oti ai. (Many hands finish the work)

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