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How to change into the testing branch

To test any addon that isn't in the stable branch of IPFire you have to make a tiny modification of your pakfire.conf. You need access IPFire via console or SSH. Please change to following:

Change in file /opt/pakfire/etc/pakfire.conf :

32bit Version of IPFire

$version = "2.19";

to

$version = "2.19.1";

64bit Version of IPFire

$version = "2.19-x86_64";

to

$version = "2.19.1-x86_64";

After that execute:

pakfire update --force

You are now inside the testing branch. These addons aren't stable and only for testing purposes. Please install this addons only if you know what you are doing…

How to change from Stable to the Release Candidate (RC)

To test a RC that is not the stable branch of IPfire you have to make a tiny modification of your pakfire.conf. You need access IPFire via console or SSH. Please change to following:

Change in file /opt/pakfire/etc/pakfire.conf :

32bit Version of IPFire

$version = "2.19";

to

$version = "2.19.1";

64bit Version of IPFire

$version = "2.19-x86_64";

to

$version = "2.19.1-x86_64";

After that execute:

pakfire update --force

Then to upgrade execute:

pakfire upgrade --force

You are now using the RC version of IPfire. These Release Candidates may not be stable and are only for testing purposes. Please install this RC only if you know what you are doing…

Change back to the stable branch

If you want to return to the stable branch, the following files must be processed:

  • Leave Testing Tree
vi /opt/pakfire/etc/pakfire.conf

Change the Version

32bit Version of IPFire

  ...
  $version = "2.19.1";
  ...

to

  ...
  $version = "2.19";
  ...

64bit Version of IPFire

  ...
  $version = "2.19.1-x86_64";
  ...

to

  ...
  $version = "2.19-x86_64";
  ...
  • Mine-File edit
vi /opt/pakfire/db/core/mine

Change to core update number of stable version.

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en/configuration/ipfire/pakfire/testing.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/13 18:14 by satbeppo