Changelog

  • v5.1.2 – fixed the issue regarding pre-packaged KoboldCpp not being downloaded after switching to an organisational repository
  • added a pre-launch check (when starting KoboldCpp) to see if the KoboldCpp directory exists in PRoot Distro; if not, the user will be asked whether to download or compile it
  • v5.1.1 – shifted the project’s main GitHub repository into an organisational one (ThinkThroughLabs). This upgrade does not bring any functionalities, its sole purpose is to redirect local AltaeraAI update mechanisms to a new address
  • v5.1 – updated to koboldcpp-1.67
  • added “aef”, “aeforce” and “altaeraforce” arguments to the “bash.bashrc” file, which allow the user to launch AltaeraAI without the automatic update checking mechanism, in case there is a start-up problem, i.e., poor network connectivity
  • v5.0 – updated to koboldcpp-1.66.1
  • visual fixes and improvements to Model MENUS
  • v4.9.6 – added Phi-SoSerious-Mini-V1/imatrix weights to the list of models
  • v4.9.5 – fixed “KoboldCpp Settings”
  • v4.9.4 – added an optional (set by default) black MENU background (Bash display dialog boxes)
  • visual enhacements during the update process, added display of random AI facts
  • v4.9.3 – added Gemma-2B/7B-it weights (and a reference to their LICENSE file, with a notice) to the list of models
  • v4.9.2 – added Yi-1.5-6B-Chat weights to the list of models
  • v4.9.1 – added “Benchmark” mode to test AI models (–benchmark flag – KoboldCpp), into the MENU
  • v4.9 – updated to koboldcpp-1.65
  • v4.8.5 – fixed a bug which always informed the user about an available update, when launching AltaeraAI in offline mode
  • v4.8.4 – added a changelog to the main MENU
  • v4.8.3 – added an optional (set by default) “auto-update” mechanism, which automatically checks for updates whenever you type in “ae” in order to start AltaeraAI
  • added “AltaeraAI Settings” into the MENU
  • v4.8.2 – added information about device RAM and free storage in the main MENU
  • v4.8.1 – added KobbleTinyV2-1.1B (imatrix) weights to the list of models
  • v4.8 – updated to koboldcpp-1.64.1
  • v4.7.2 – added Tiny-Vicuna and TinyDolphin (imatrix/laser) weights to the list of models
  • added the ability to enable/disable the experimental Flash Attention (–flashattention) flag for compatible models in “KoboldCpp Settings”
  • v4.7.1 – in case there is no update to KoboldCpp itself available, the “check for updates” mechanism will no more ask you to choose from a pre-packaged KoboldCpp or a locally compiled one; instead it will only update shell files, provided there is an update available to those
  • added the option to force-update shell files only
  • v4.7 – updated to koboldcpp-1.64
  • v4.6.3 – added KobbleTinyV2-1.1B weights to the list of models
  • v4.6.2 – fixes to the reinstallation mechanism
  • v4.6.1 – added: KobbleTiny, TinyLlama, Mamba and Phi-3 Mini weights to the list of models
  • v4.6 – updated to koboldcpp-1.63
  • added LLaMA-3 weights to the list of models
  • removed OpenBLAS support by default, due to reports of a significant slowdown when using this processing method
  • fixes to the update mechanism when selecting local compilation
  • visual fixes to the MENU
  • v4.5 – updated to koboldcpp-1.62.1
  • v4.4 – updated to koboldcpp-1.61.2
  • v4.3 – updated to koboldcpp-1.60.1
  • v4.2 – updated to koboldcpp-1.59.1
  • v4.1 – updated to koboldcpp-1.58
  • v4.0 – updated to koboldcpp-1.57.1
  • v3.9 – updated to koboldcpp-1.56
  • “Compatility Mode” no longer required, nor utilised to work with old GGML models
  • v3.8.1 – added Vicuna weights to the list of models
  • v3.8 – updated to koboldcpp-1.55.1
  • v3.7.3 – added the ability to choose from installing/updating with the pre-packaged KoboldCpp or building one on your own device
  • v3.7.2 – fixed ngrok to work with Artix Linux
  • v3.7.1 – added Phi-2 weights to the list of models
  • v3.7 – updated to koboldcpp-1.54
  • v3.6 – updated to koboldcpp-1.53
  • small changes to the embedded Kobold Lite (replaced “summary” with “memory” for better context following in Chat Mode)
  • v3.5.1 – added Mistral weights to the list of models
  • v3.5 – updated to koboldcpp-1.52.2
  • visual fixes and improvements in the MENU
  • v3.4 – updated to koboldcpp-1.52.1
  • v3.3 – updated to koboldcpp-1.51.1
  • v3.2.7 – cosmetic MENU UI visual enhancements when updating
  • v3.2.6 – upgraded every language available on the list to upstream changes and fixes
  • v3.2.5 – changes to the MENU
  • v3.2.4 – added the “List Installed Models” option, fixed launching flags for GGML/bin models
  • v3.2.3 – introduced “Compatibility Mode”, which from now on automatically deploys outdated GGML models (RWKV-4) with an older koboldcpp-1.49, thereby fixing the ‘GGML_ASSERT’ error [the embedded KoboldLite will continue to be updated]. Users that installed AltaeraAI prior to 26 Nov 2023 need to re-install in order to utilise the Compatibility Mode
  • v3.2.2 – refactoring, bug fixes, aesthetic changes to the MENU
  • v.3.2.1 – 🦙🦙 back on the models’ list!
  • v3.2 – updated to koboldcpp-1.50.1
  • small refactoring
  • v3.1.2 – bug fixes
  • small refactoring
  • v3.1.1 – added the ability to store multiple AI Models at a time and choose which one of them to deploy/download/remove/back-up/restore
  • changes to the MENU
  • v3.1 – updated to koboldcpp-1.49
  • v3.0 – updated to koboldcpp-1.48.1 – [reverted to v2.9.3 until glibc-2.38 package is upstream in Ubuntu-22.04_arm64 repositories due to an OpenBLAS dependency requirement]
  • Switched over from Ubuntu PRoot-Distro to Artix Linux. Users that installed AltaeraAI prior to 11 Nov 2023 are requested to re-install in order to receive future updates
  • v2.9.3 – bug fixes
  • v2.9.2 – added “KoboldCpp Settings” into the MENU, minor aesthetic changes to it
  • v2.9.1 – changes to the MENU
  • v2.9 – updated to koboldcpp-1.47.2
  • v2.8.1 – minor aesthetic changes to the MENU
  • v2.8 – updated to koboldcpp-1.46.1
  • – performance upgrades
  • v2.7 – updated to koboldcpp-1.44.2
  • – performance upgrades, default AI model changed to “RWKV-claude-for-mobile-v4-world”
  • v2.6.1 – intensive changes in the MENU, added many more functionalities and facilities
  • v2.6 – updated to koboldcpp-1.43
  • v2.5 – updated to koboldcpp-1.39.1
  • minor performance upgrades
  • v2.4.1 – minor performance upgrades to the RWKV model
  • v2.4 – updated to koboldcpp-1.38
  • upgraded the modified version of embedded Kobold Lite UI to contain new functionalities
  • v2.3 – updated to koboldcpp-1.37.1
  • v2.2 – updated to koboldcpp-1.35
  • added an auto-detection system for model selection (default)
  • v2.1 – added llamacpp weights to the list of models. – [temporarily removed in newest versions]