Upgrading Miniflux

Please, do not update the software blindly without reading the Change Log. Always check for breaking changes if any.

Instructions

  1. Export the environment variable DATABASE_URL if not already done
  2. Disconnect all users by flushing all sessions: miniflux -flush-sessions
  3. Stop the process
  4. Backup your database
  5. Check that your backup is really working
  6. Run database migrations: miniflux -migrate
  7. Start the process again

Debian Systems

Follow instructions mentioned above and run: dpkg -i miniflux_2.x.x_amd64.deb.

RPM Systems

Follow instructions mentioned above and run: rpm -Uvh miniflux-2.x.x-1.0.x86_64.rpm.

Docker Containers

If you use Docker Compose, define the new tag in the YAML file and restart the container. Don’t forget to run the database migrations if necessary.