This project is not completely dead. I've just started work on localisation.
If you're getting a "Deprecated" error message, follow the instructions here
URGENT Security Patch for ≤ v2.2.6
A security hole has been discovered, follow the instructions and download the patch at the topic page.
Did the patch break your search page? Search Patch
I sign in with my Admin user ID and start creating Forums but after 5 min it shows you are not authorized to be here.
There is also a "Error in my_thread_global_end(): 1 threads didn't exit " at the bottom of the page, not always but sometime.