Feature request #13178

QGIS LTR version checks for latest non-LTR QGIS version

Added by Richard Duivenvoorde almost 9 years ago. Updated over 6 years ago.

Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:21240


See this thread: https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/qgis-developer/2015-August/038715.html

Currently when you use the menu item:
Help/Check QGIS Version
in current LTR version 2.8.3, it reports back that 2.10.1 is the latest version, and the users is urged to download that:

It would be better if the LTR version checks for a version.ltr.txt.

Feature Request:
Another outcome of the discussion is that maybe QGIS should check it's latest version every now and then and report to the user if there is newer (either LTR or stable) version available. It should not become a 'nag-screen' though...


#1 Updated by Jürgen Fischer almost 9 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug report to Feature request

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 7 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

#3 Updated by Jürgen Fischer over 6 years ago

  • Category set to Unknown

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