Koha upgrade

New version of Koha release every six month with bundle of new features. Updates also release during the six month.

Up-gradation is easy with Koha installation based on Debian packages.

Apply the following command in Applications > Accessories > Terminal

sudo su    [enter the Linux root password when it ask]
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get install koha-common

If any errors shows, install again repository key.

wget -O- http://debian.koha-community.org/koha/gpg.asc | sudo apt-key add -

Again repeat the upgrade process.

Clean the packages after upgradation

apt-get clean

After upgrading you have to install additional perl modules missing,

Open Koha staff interface and check,  About Koha > Perl Modules

You can find missing perl modules highlighted in different colors,

How to install missing perl modules,
Apply following commands in a terminal,

sudo su
sudo cpan

Here is an example to install a perl module called Data::Pagination

install Data::Pagination

The same way, you can install other missing Perl modules.
Now your Koha is upgraded to Koha 3.12 and ready to use.

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