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If you are using an official Zynthian SD Image, the first thing you should do after booting up your Zynthian Box is update the software.  
 
If you are using an official Zynthian SD Image, the first thing you should do after booting up your Zynthian Box is update the software.  
  
If your Zynthian's UI is working and can control it using the knobs or the touch screen, you can do it easily from there:
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===Updating from the UI===
  
* Connect your Zynthian Box to your router/switch using an Ethernet RJ45 cable. Alternately, you can configure the WIFI connection using the Webconf tool.
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If your Zynthian's UI is working OK and you can control the interface using the knobs or the touch screen, you can update your software very easily:
* Click '''update software''' from the UI's Admin Menu
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* Click '''restart UI''' (or '''reboot''') from the UI's Admin Menu
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You can also do it from your browser using the Webconf tool:
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# Connect your Zynthian Box to your router/switch using an Ethernet RJ45 cable. Alternately, you can configure the WIFI connection using the Webconf tool.
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# Click '''update software''' from the UI's Admin Menu
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# Click '''restart UI''' (or '''reboot''') from the UI's Admin Menu
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===Updating from the Browser (webconf)===
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You can also update your zynthian from your browser, using the Webconf tool at this address:
  
 
   http://zynthian.local
 
   http://zynthian.local
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   http://#ZYNTHIAN_IP#
 
   http://#ZYNTHIAN_IP#
  
or from the command line, using this command:
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===Updating from the CLI===
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Finally, you can update from the command line, using this command:
  
 
   update_zynthian.sh
 
   update_zynthian.sh
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   [[Accessing Zynthian from your computer|Accessing Zynthian from other devices]]
 
   [[Accessing Zynthian from your computer|Accessing Zynthian from other devices]]
 
 
{{NoteBox|If using a legacy Gorgona SD-image (you shouldn't!) then you will need to set the clock on the system before the update will work.}}
 
 
You can do that with:
 
 
  date -s YYYY-MM-DD
 
 
where YYYY is the year, MM is the month and DD is the date.
 

Latest revision as of 03:22, 7 April 2020

If you are using an official Zynthian SD Image, the first thing you should do after booting up your Zynthian Box is update the software.

Updating from the UI

If your Zynthian's UI is working OK and you can control the interface using the knobs or the touch screen, you can update your software very easily:

  1. Connect your Zynthian Box to your router/switch using an Ethernet RJ45 cable. Alternately, you can configure the WIFI connection using the Webconf tool.
  2. Click update software from the UI's Admin Menu
  3. Click restart UI (or reboot) from the UI's Admin Menu

Updating from the Browser (webconf)

You can also update your zynthian from your browser, using the Webconf tool at this address:

 http://zynthian.local

or

 http://#ZYNTHIAN_IP#

Updating from the CLI

Finally, you can update from the command line, using this command:

 update_zynthian.sh

If you don't know how to access your zynthian using the command line, read this:

 Accessing Zynthian from other devices