Koha 3.20.13 Released

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha version 3.20.13. This is a maintenance release and only contains a few bug fixes. Please continue reading for the full release notes



24 Jul 2016

Koha is the first free and open source software library automation package (ILS). Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies from around the world. The website for the Koha project is:

Koha 3.20.13 can be downloaded from:

Installation instructions can be found at:

  • Koha Wiki
  • OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Koha 3.20.13 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

It includes 2 bugfixes.

Other bugs fixed

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [16502] Table koha_plugin_com_bywatersolutions_kitchensink_mytable not always dropped after running Plugin.t
  • [16720] DBIx ActionLogs.pm should be removed

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

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the Koha manual is available:

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at


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%)
  • Chinese (China) (98%)
  • Chinese (Taiwan) (97%)
  • Czech (98%)
  • Danish (81%)
  • English (New Zealand) (99%)
  • Finnish (99%)
  • French (94%)
  • French (Canada) (94%)
  • German (100%)
  • German (Switzerland) (99%)
  • Greek (85%)
  • Italian (100%)
  • Korean (62%)
  • Kurdish (59%)
  • Norwegian Bokmål (60%)
  • Occitan (95%)
  • Persian (68%)
  • Polish (100%)
  • Portuguese (100%)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (97%)
  • Slovak (100%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (88%)
  • Turkish (100%)
  • Vietnamese (84%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see

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

The most up-to-date translations can be found at:

Release Team

The release team for Koha 3.20.13 is


We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored new features in Koha 3.20.13:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 3.20.13.

  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (1)
  • Chris Cormack (2)
  • Marcel de Rooy (4)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed patches to Koha 3.20.13

  • Catalyst (2)
  • Rijksmuseum (4)
  • Theke Solutions (1)

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

  • Chris Cormack (5)
  • Frédéric Demians (5)
  • Jonathan Druart (5)
  • Julian Maurice (5)
  • Srdjan (5)
  • Kyle M Hall (5)
  • Marcel de Rooy (2)

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:

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release line is 3.20.x. The last Koha release was 3.16.9, which was released on March 29, 2015.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug tracker at:

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

Autogenerated release notes updated last on 24 Jul 2016 23:27:39.