Upgrading a DokuWiki installation

  1. Check the changes of the new version here and pay attention to items marked :!: which need to be considered while upgrading.
  2. Download the latest version here
  3. Unpack the tarball:
    tar -xzvf dokuwiki-xxxx-xx-xx.tgz
  4. Overwrite the existing installation:
    cp -R dokuwiki-xxxx-xx-xx/* ~/www/wiki
  5. Fix ownership and permissions
  6. Remove deprecated files according to this list.
  7. Command to delete a list of files:
    find -name file.name | xargs rm -fv