HowTo: Update Seafile Server for generic Linux to version 6.0.8 64bit

Since 17.02.2017 the eighth maintenance release version 6.0.8 is public available.

Time to upgrade the server! πŸ˜€

My Debian 8 GNU/Linux virtual machine:

  • Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 (jessie) amd64
  • Apache 2.4 web server
  1. Since my migration from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Debian 8, my folder structure switched from ‘home -> opt’:
  2. Switch to the install path of your Seafile installation.
  3. Download the latest version.
  4. Unpack the archive.
  5. The directory listing should look similar to this example:
  6. Stop the services before the update.
  7. List the available update scripts:
  8. The update from 6.0.x to 6.0.8 is a minor version update, so have to use theΒ script:
  9. Revise the file system permissions:
  10. Start the Services.

Thank you for reading my blog and I hope I could help someone out there!


Author: Marco

Gelernter Fachinformatiker fΓΌr Systemintegration (2010) CCA fΓΌr XenServer 5.0 (2009) CCA fΓΌr XenApp 5.0 (2011) CCA fΓΌr XenApp 6.5 (2013) CCAA fΓΌr XenApp 6.5 (2013) CCA fΓΌr XenDesktop 5 (2013) Dell Wyse ThinOS Select Techniker (2011) Igel Authorized Partner (2009-2014) Intensivkurs β€œGroup Policy Administration” Windows 7, 8.x sowie Windows Server 2008-R2 / 2012-R2 bei NT Systems, Dipl.-Ing. T. Pham (2014) Zu Gast auf der E2EVC Virtualization Conference in Berlin (2015) Zu Gast auf der Citrix Technology Exchange in Berlin (2016) Citrix Certified Associate – Networking (CCA – N) (2016) Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP – N) (2017)

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