Updating the software

Now that we have an understanding of how to update the software, let us go ahead and execute the update process.

Downloading updates using git pull command

To download software updates, we use the git pull command. Before we do that let us check what branch we are on at this time by using the git branch command:

koha@li190-245:~/kohaclone$ git branch * koha-3.0.2 master

This * in the output above indicates that we are on the 3.0.2 version, which at the time of writing is an older version on Koha's stable branch.

Let us also check the branches on the online Koha repository, by using the git branch command with the r (for remote branch) option:

koha@li190-245:~/kohaclone$ git branch -r origin/3.0.x origin/HEAD -> origin/master ...

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