Howto connect OpenMeetings 2 or 3 with Chamilo LMS 1.9.8

Chamilo LMS 1.9.8 comes with an OpenMeetings plugin. This means that you can organize OpenMeetings videoconference rooms directly from your Chamilo courses. Now this setup requires a few essential things. The 2 most important are: a working installation of Chamilo…

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Using Chamilo juju charm to setup a dev environment on Digital Ocean

If you’re in a hurry/on speed, know this: this procedure is slightly more difficult (so longer) than installing the charm on Amazon you can skip directly to “Installing Juju” if you already have juju installed, you can skip to the…

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Does the world’s growth go along with a Moodle sites reduction?

In a growing world with growing education needs, one would think that systems like Chamilo or Moodle would have a continuous growth ensured, year after year. Well, this is certainly true for Chamilo LMS (for now), as it is apparently…

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Howto: Configuring session expiry time in Chamilo

Note: this article was originally written for Chamilo 1.9 but it is also valid for all versions 1.10 and 1.11. We seldom receive a request from users of Chamilo LMS saying their sessions are cut in the middle of their…

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Chamilo v10 – Big changes for a big future

This Sunday 15th of June 2014, we will be releasing version 1.9.8 of Chamilo LMS. This will be the last big version of the 1.9 branch (version 1.9.0 was released in August of 2012, about 2 years ago). Version 1.9…

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Chamilo LMS 1.9 issue embedding videos

Just in case you ever fall on that issue, please note that there is an option to enable as platform admin in Chamilo LMS 1.9 that allows for the use of iframe in the online editor area. I leave a…

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Creating new tasks in chamilo course-sessions

In the category of little scripts that can make your life easier when managing huge Chamilo portals, this is a little one that creates one tasks-folder called “ALP” for the “Assignments” (work) tool in each active course for a portal…

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Upgrade Chamihost to 1.9.6

For those having started a Chamihost hosting before the 1.9.6, you can easily upgrade your version using the following script, uploading it to your Chamilo directory (through FTP) and loading it from your browser. <html> <body> Downloading upgrade&nbsp;<?php ini_set(‘display_errors’,true); ini_set(‘error_reporting’,6143);…

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BeezNest fixes new Chamilo security flaws in 48h

Secunia gave the Chamilo Security team full details of three security flaws detected in version 1.9.4 on Monday the 4th of March 2013. These flaws were detected by Fernando Muñoz, a regular contact for Chamilo in terms of security. We…

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Database schema for Chamilo 1.9.4

A lot of people have been asking for a database schema of Chamilo 1.9. Here it is. The editable format can be found in the documents for Chamilo LMS: http://support.chamilo.org/documents/57 The image itself weights 3.2MB and has a few colours…

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