How To Upgrade Ghost Blog With Command Line

June 28, 2015

Step 1: Change directory into your path that installed the ghost blog. For example, mine is:

cd /var/www

Step 2: Download the latest version using wget

wget https://ghost.org/zip/ghost-X.X.X.zip

Note: You could find the current version on the official website: https://ghost.org/download/

Step 3: Remove the old core code

rm -rf ghost/core

Step 4: Unzip the downloaded file

unzip -uo ghost-0.6.4.zip -d ghost

Step 5: Change ownership and permission

chown -R ghost:ghost ghost/*

Step 6: Install new dependencies

cd /var/www/ghost

npm install

Step 7: Restart ghost

pm2 restart ghost

Note: If you are not using pm2, you may run the below command instead:

service ghost start

Originally published at victorleungtw.com on May 29, 2015.


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