Etherpad Lite V1 to Etherpad V1.1 Upgrade Path

  1. git pull
  2. Open settings.json -> Copy your database settings into your clipboard
  3. Copy settings.json.template over settings.json
  4. If you use dirty.db change the path from “../var/dirty.db” to “var/dirty.db”
  5. Paste your database settings into settings.json
  6. Make sure the paths in /etc/init.d/etherpad-lite are correct if you use it.
  7. Start Etherpad Lite. (Using whatever technique you want, usually /etc/init.d/etherpad-lite start)

7 thoughts

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  2. Zrk says:

    For thoses who are using pretty URL rewriting for serving EPL, if you encounter a situation where etherpad lite hangs at the “Loading…” stage, add the following at the appropriate place of your apache configuration:

    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/pluginfw/
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/javascripts/

    It helped me.

  3. Christian says:

    Stupid Question: How do I find out which version of etherpad-lite I have installed / is running ?
    Reason: I’m trying to use the ruby client library and it fails with:

    >>Error while talking to the API (405: Only the HEAD or GET methods are allowed.). Make sure you >>are running the latest version of the Etherpad Lite server.

    ep-lite console:
    >>[2012-08-23 11:07:50.158] [INFO] http – 405, POST //api/1/createPad

    I checked out etherpad-lite using:
    $git clone -b releases-1.1.1
    $git pull
    >>Already up-to-date.

    According to “* Requires Etherpad Lite 1.1+”

    Any help would be appreciated.

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