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If you are using the official Zynthian SD Image, the first thing you should do after booting up your Zynthian Box and getting the controllers working, is updating the software. You can do it easily from the Zynthian's UI:
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===Important notice===
  
* Connect your Zynthian Box to your router/switch using an Ethernet RJ45 cable. You can also configure the WIFI connection.
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Zynthian runs on top of a basic Debian Linux system. It is not recommanded at all to do the traditional "apt-get update&apt-get upgrade" commands: this could break your Zynthian system.
* Click '''update software''' from the UI's Admin Menu
 
* Click '''restart UI''' (or '''reboot''') from the UI's Admin Menu
 
  
You can also do it from the Webconf tool or from the command line, using this command:
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'''You have been warned !!!'''
  
  update_zynthian.sh
 
  
If you don't know how to access your zynthian using the command line, read this:
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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.
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===Updating from the UI===
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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:
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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:
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  http://zynthian.local
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or
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  http://#ZYNTHIAN_IP#
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===Updating from the CLI===
  
* [[Accessing Zynthian from your computer|Accessing Zynthian from other devices]]
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Finally, you can update from the command line, using this command:
  
If using Gorgona Omega then you will need to set the clock on the Raspberry Pi before the update will work.
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  update_zynthian.sh
  
  date -s YYYY-MM-DD
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If you don't know how to access your zynthian using the command line, read this:
  
where YYYY is the year, MM is the month and DD is the date.
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  [[Accessing Zynthian from your computer|Accessing Zynthian from other devices]]

Latest revision as of 19:19, 24 February 2021

Important notice

Zynthian runs on top of a basic Debian Linux system. It is not recommanded at all to do the traditional "apt-get update&apt-get upgrade" commands: this could break your Zynthian system.

You have been warned !!!


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