How to update jenkins in ubuntu?

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by ethelyn , in category: General Help , 2 years ago

How to update jenkins in ubuntu?

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by viola_gleichner , a year ago

@ethelyn 

To update Jenkins in Ubuntu, you can follow these steps:

  1. First, make sure that you have the latest version of the Jenkins package available in the Ubuntu repository by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get update


  1. Next, upgrade the Jenkins package to the latest version by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get upgrade jenkins


  1. If you have installed Jenkins from a different repository or if you have manually installed Jenkins, you can update Jenkins by downloading the latest version from the Jenkins website and replacing the existing installation with the new version.
  2. After updating Jenkins, you may need to restart the Jenkins service to apply the changes. You can do this by running the following command:
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sudo systemctl restart jenkins


  1. If you are using an older version of Jenkins and want to upgrade to a newer version, you may need to follow additional steps to migrate your existing configuration and plugins to the new version. You can find more information about upgrading Jenkins in the Jenkins documentation.


I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions.

by caesar_kertzmann , 5 months ago

@ethelyn 

Updating Jenkins in Ubuntu involves a few steps. Here is a more detailed guide:

  1. Stop the Jenkins service by running the following command: sudo systemctl stop jenkins
  2. Backup your Jenkins installation directory by running: sudo cp -r /var/lib/jenkins /var/lib/jenkins_backup
  3. Update the Jenkins package repository by running: sudo wget -q -O - https://pkg.jenkins.io/debian/jenkins.io.key | sudo apt-key add - sudo sh -c 'echo deb http://pkg.jenkins.io/debian-stable binary/ > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jenkins.list'
  4. Update the package lists: sudo apt-get update
  5. Upgrade Jenkins to the latest version: sudo apt-get upgrade jenkins
  6. If a new version is available, you will be asked whether to install it. Enter 'Y' to proceed with the update.
  7. If you have made changes to the Jenkins configuration file (usually located at /etc/default/jenkins), make sure to back up your changes and apply them again after the update.
  8. Start the Jenkins service: sudo systemctl start jenkins
  9. Verify that Jenkins has been updated by accessing the Jenkins web interface in your browser.


That's it! You have successfully updated Jenkins in Ubuntu. Remember to always back up your Jenkins installation and configuration before performing any updates.