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earthbased
2005-08-08, 23:49
Hi,

I am running 6.0.2 on Linux. How do I install 6.1.1? Do I simply unzip the tar into the existing Slim Server directory overwriting whats there or should I delete the contents first? Do I need to update Perl as well?

Thanks,
Dan

bossanova808
2005-08-09, 00:15
Yes, something in the Wiki on how to update Slimeserver each time would be a good plan. I jsut went over the top last time and it seemed to work ok but doubtless it isn't the best way...

stuorguk
2005-08-09, 01:09
I just rename the directory, and extract the new one in it's place. Then I copy over the Plugins.

S.

wr420
2005-08-09, 07:49
I just use symbolic links.
unpack the tar ball to say /usr/src/Slimserver_6.x.x
ln -s /usr/src/Slimserver_6.x.x /usr/local/slimserver
Just make sure your startup script points to /usr/local/slimserver/slimserver.pl (for this example).
this allows you to keep a few versions of Slim around with thier origional names and dates incase an upgrade goes bad
and your start up scripts won't need to be changed.
You will probably also want to use command line options in the startup script to specify cashe dir, preferences, log file ect..
I put all of this in the slimserever users home directory.

Matt



I am running 6.0.2 on Linux. How do I install 6.1.1? Do I simply
unzip the tar into the existing Slim Server directory overwriting whats
there or should I delete the contents first? Do I need to update Perl
as well?

Thanks,
Dan


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earthbased