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 ===== Updating via the Settings Addon ===== ===== Updating via the Settings Addon =====
-You are able to easily update your machine to a newer version using LibreELEC'​s Settings addon GUI via its "​Update Channels"​. ​ As shown in the video below, just select a specific channel and pick the version you want to install. Wait until the download has finished, LibreELEC will reboot and upgrade automatically after that and finalize the upgrade/​downgrade.+You are able to easily update your machine to a newer version using LibreELEC'​s Settings addon GUI via its "Update Channels"​​ As shown in the video below, just select a specific channel and pick the version you want to install. Wait until the download has finished, LibreELEC will reboot and upgrade automatically after that and finalize the upgrade/downgrade.
  
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 ===== Updating using the Samba shares ===== ===== Updating using the Samba shares =====
-For manually updating LibreELEC, there are use two files types (*.tar and *.img.gz) available. You can update LibreELEC with either file, the .img.gz file just happens to contain the full diskimage.  +For manually updating LibreELEC, there are use two files types (*.tar and *.img.gz) available. You can update LibreELEC with either file, the .img.gz file just happens to contain the full diskimage. 
-First check [[https://​libreelec.tv/​downloads|LibreELEC.tv]] for the newest updates. Compare the version numbers with the one in your System Information to be sure there is a newer version available.+First check [[https://​libreelec.tv/​downloads_new|LibreELEC.tv]] for the newest updates. Compare the version numbers with the one in your System Information to be sure there is a newer version available.
  
 For updating LibreELEC using the Samba shares, you have to download the correct file to your actual machine first, and copy it to the update folder on your LibreELEC machine. For updating LibreELEC using the Samba shares, you have to download the correct file to your actual machine first, and copy it to the update folder on your LibreELEC machine.
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 ===== Updating using the CLI ===== ===== Updating using the CLI =====
-For updating LibreELEC while using the command line interface, you have to [[:​accessing_libreelec|SSH]] in. +For updating LibreELEC while using the command line interface, you have to [[:​accessing_libreelec|SSH]] in.
  
 After you are in, move to the correct folder. After you are in, move to the correct folder.
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 Now, after we are at the correct folder (and there are no other files in it) we download the specific file directly to our LibreELEC machine: Now, after we are at the correct folder (and there are no other files in it) we download the specific file directly to our LibreELEC machine:
  
-**Note:** Check out [[https://​libreelec.tv/​downloads/|LibreELEC.tv ​Stable Builds]] for the actual release or [[https://​libreelec.tv/​downloads/​preview|LibreELEC.tv ​Preview Builds]] to copy/paste the .img.gz ​of the latest Preview builds (Alpha/​Beta)+**Note:** Check out [[https://​libreelec.tv/​downloads_new|LibreELEC.tv ​Download]] for releases and Preview Builds to copy/paste the .img.gz ​links.
  
 **//For example://​** **//For example://​**
  
-  wget http://​releases.libreelec.tv/​LibreELEC-RPi2.arm-8.2.5.img.gz+  wget http://​releases.libreelec.tv/​LibreELEC-RPi2.arm-9.0.2.img.gz
  
-<alert type="​warning"​ icon="​fa fa-info-circle">​**Note:** The above is only an example. The filename will change over time when new builds are released.</​alert>​+**Note: The above is only an example. The filename will change over time when new builds are released.**
  
 When the download is done, type the following to restart your machine: When the download is done, type the following to restart your machine:
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 If you want to use LibreELEC and have an OpenELEC installation,​ migration is as simple as updating an existing LibreELEC machine. If you want to use LibreELEC and have an OpenELEC installation,​ migration is as simple as updating an existing LibreELEC machine.
  
-There is a possibility however, that migration from OpenELEC to LibreELEC will not work because of a smaller sized system partition in OpenELEC. In that case, make a backup of your OpenELEC setup using the internal Backup option.  +There is a possibility however, that migration from OpenELEC to LibreELEC will not work because of a smaller sized system partition in OpenELEC. In that case, make a backup of your OpenELEC setup using the internal Backup option. 
-Then install a fresh copy of LibreELEC onto your (new) SD card and restore the previously made backup afterwards. ​+Then install a fresh copy of LibreELEC onto your (new) SD card and restore the previously made backup afterwards.
  
-In other cases, just download the "​Manual update from OpenELEC (.tar)"​ file from the bottom of our download page: https://​libreelec.tv/​downloads/ ​and place that at the "​update"​ folder like explained in the steps above, or in the video below.+Then install a fresh copy of LibreELEC onto your (new) SD card and restore the previously made backup afterwards. 
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 +In other cases, just download the "​Manual update from OpenELEC (.tar)"​ file from the bottom of our download page: https://​libreelec.tv/​downloads_new ​and place that at the "​update"​ folder like explained in the steps above, or in the vide$
  
  
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