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Page history last edited by Vimal Kumar 10 years ago

Take backup of Koha database,


Download latest 3.x.x from http://download.koha-community.org/


Extract the package in home folder and enter inside the folder,



sudo su

cd /home/koha/3.8.2


Execute following commands


./koha_perl_deps.pl -u -m


Identify new Perl dependencies and install them.



Open a terminal from Applications > Accessories > Terminal,

Enter the following command, it will give a CPAN command prompt.

sudo cpan

Accept all default settings. 

Following is the example of CPAN command for installing a module. 


install modulename



install Business::ISBN


It ask for many confirmation on the way. Press Enter button for all questions.

In the same way install remaining perl modules.


Type quit to Exit from the CPAN mode.



Open  Terminal and apply following commands,


 perl Makefile.PL --prev-install-log /usr/share/koha/misc/koha-install-log

 make test
 sudo make upgrade


Open following files in  a terminal one by one and change the USER and GROUP parameters. And save the files.


sudo gedit /usr/share/koha/bin/koha-zebra-ctl.sh

sudo gedit /usr/share/koha/bin/koha-zebraqueue-ctl.sh


Change USER and GROUP to root.



sudo /etc/koha/koha-httpd.conf


Edit the port IP number and port number.


Rebuild Zebra Index


sudo su
sudo /etc/init.d/koha-zebra-daemon start

sudo KOHA_CONF=/etc/koha/koha-conf.xml PERL5LIB=/usr/share/koha/lib /usr/share/koha/bin/migration_tools/rebuild_zebra.pl -b -r -v


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