Koha 3.6.6 released

The Koha release team is happy to announce the release of Koha 3.6.6.

This is a stable release and contains bugfixes as well as updated translations.

You can download it at


Go forth, download, and enjoy 🙂

Release notes are below the fold
24 Jun 2012

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 3.6.6 can be downloaded from:


Installation instructions can be found at:


    OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

Koha 3.6.6 is a bugfix/maintenance release.

Highlights of 3.6.6

7016	blocker		CanBookBeReserved uses GetItemsInfo unnecessarily
7354	critical	Can't edit local use system preferences
7528	critical	amount subtracting 1 cent
7927	critical	library not showing on subscription full history anymore
2012	major		Add bilio crashes under no zebra
3969	major		Budget Search Doesn't Work
5327	major		Unit tests required for all C4 modules
6496	major		authors appearing incorrectly in OPAC and Staff Client
6931	major		hardcoded insert incompatible with UNIMARC

Bugs fixed in 3.6.6

2399	normal		All status fields in the item edit interface offer two blank/null entries per dropdown instead of one
3337	normal		RSS link is not correct
3413	normal		repeatable tickbox not sticking 1st time round
7722	normal		Insidious problem with searching
7820	normal		Missing packages from install_misc/debian.packages
7833	normal		unique holiday link broken
7845	normal		Multiple 260s don't display properly in search results
7922	normal		Fixing typos and improving translations in German sample data
8022	normal		Permissions test doesn't check all languages
8025	normal		Patron attribute not selected if value is zero
1577	enhancement	installer and language
7213	enhancement	Document /svc/ HTTP API and provide example command-line client
7990	enhancement	bad html attribute into aqplan.tt : styl= insted of style=

System requirements

    Changes since 3.4:

    * Perl 5.10 is required


As of Koha 3.2, the Koha manual is now 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:

  * Chinese (China)
  * Chinese (Taiwan)
  * Danish
  * English (USA)
  * English (UK)
  * English (New Zealand)
  * French (Canada)
  * French (France)
  * German
  * Greek
  * Italian
  * Portuguese (Brazil)
  * Spanish

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 3.6 is

Release Manager:        Chris Cormack <chrisc@catalyst.net.nz>
Documentation Manager:  Nicole C Engard <nengard@gmail.com>
Translation Manager:    Frédéric Demians <frederic@tamil.fr>
QA Manager:             Ian Walls <ian.walls@bywatersolutions.com>
Bug Wranglers:          MJ Ray, Marcel de Rooy, Paul Poulain, Mason James

Past Release Maintainer (3.6.x):
                        Chris Nighswonger <cnighswonger@foundations.edu>
Release Maintainer (3.6.x):
                        Jared Camins-Esakov <jcamins@cpbibliography.com>


We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 3.6:
  * Los Gatos Public Library
  * East Brunswick Public Library
  * Athens County Public Libraries
  * Horowhenua Library Trust
  * Halton Borough Council
  * South Taranaki District Council

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to
Koha 3.6.6. 

     1	Gaetan Boisson
     3	Jared Camins-Esakov
     1	Colin Campbell
     1	Galen Charlton
     3	Chris Cormack
     1	Stéphane Delaune
     1	Jonathan Druart
     1	Magnus Enger
    11	Katrin Fischer
     2	Kyle M Hall
     1	Dobrica Pavlinusic
     3	Paul Poulain
     2	MJ Ray
     1	Adrien Saurat
     2	Robin Sheat
     2	Ian Walls
     1	mveron

We regret any omissions.  If a contributor has been inadvertantly missed,
please send a patch against these release notes to 

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 Koha 3.6.x (i.e., this version of Koha and future bugfix
releases) is 3.6.x.

Koha 3.8.0 was released on April 23, 2012. The next major feature release of
Koha will be Koha 3.10.0.

Bugs and feature requests

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


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One comment on “Koha 3.6.6 released
  1. khamroddin says:

    can any one please tell me the installation steps of koha3.8.2 on windows..