Author Archives: Stephany Linden

New First Look for SLim

We’re happy to announce a new First Look for SLim, a new voice and text instant messaging client. SLim’s technology is provided by Vivox ( and developed in partnership with Linden Lab to work with the Second Life viewer. ┬áSLim … Continue reading

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Search Ranking Update

[UPDATE – Mar 26] As of the 1.19.1 server update, the larger of the two parcels selected keeps the parcel ID. Four days ago, Resident Phil Deakins reported a drop in the search ranking for his low prim furniture business. … Continue reading

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Crashes and Today’s Release Candidate

We’ve been reading your blog comments and receiving your in-world messages and crash reports throughout the day. We know that some of you are experiencing crashes upon starting today’s 1.18.4 Release Candidate, and apologize to those of you who have … Continue reading

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New Viewer: 1.18.4 Release Candidate Available Today!

A new Second Life viewer is available as a Release Candidate. Release Candidates are optional viewer updates that contain the latest round of bug fixes and/or soon-to-be-released new features. We make them available for public testing before releasing them as … Continue reading

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The Second Life Voice Viewer is Live!

Voice is now part of the main Second Life Viewer! The Voice viewer is currently optional, which means that while you will be prompted to download it, you do not have to upgrade your current viewer at this time. We … Continue reading

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Updated Voice First Look

An updated, optional Voice First Look viewer is available for download on the First Look webpage. A mandatory Voice First Look will be released this Monday. Monday’s mandatory Voice First Look will be the last one we release – after … Continue reading

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