Discussions is a Joomla! 2.5 forum extension.
Discussions 1.6.x is only available for Joomla! 2.5. It's not tested on Joomla! 3.x, yet.
This is the main installation file.
Example: com_discussions_1_6_j25 is Discussions version 1.6 for Joomla! 2.5
There are 3 optional modules which you would need to install separately.
mod_discussions_recentx shows the recent x (x is configurable) active threads in your forum. mod_discussions_onliners shows the currrently logged in users. mod_discussions_messages shows new messages in the mailbox.
There are 4 plugins (system, search, smart search and content) included in the main installation file com_discussions_VERSION_JOOMLAVERSION
System - Discussions: Syncs Joomla! users with Discussions users. (enabled by default) Search - Discussions: For the "old" Joomla! search. (enabled by default) Smart Search - Discussions: For the "new" Joomla! smart search aka finder. (NOT enabled by default) Content - Discussions: For the Discussions comment feature. (NOT enabled by default)
The plugins are installed automatically during component installation.
Please note: You have to enable the Smart Search or Content plugin manually if you would like to use those features.