How to update phpBB 3.3.4 to 3.3.5

I will perform a standard phpBB upgrade, this time from version 3.3.4 to 3.3.5.

First of all, be sure to make a backup copy of the files and the database, for example like this:

sudo tar -cvjf backup_forum_files.tar.bz2 /var/www/ixnfo_com_forum/
mysqldump -u root ixnfo_com_forum | gzip -c > ixnfo_com_forum.sql.gz

Download the archive with the update files:


Unpack it and move everything to the forum directory, and if necessary, specify the correct file permissions:

sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/ixnfo_com_forum/

After that, the forum will switch to maintenance mode, open the update page in the browser, for example and follow the instructions, the files are updated first, download the proposed archive with the files and unpack it into the forum directory, if there is a notification that you need to delete some files, then we delete them, in the second step, the database was automatically updated for me. Then I removed the install directory and the update process was completed.

See also my article:
How to upgrade phpBB 3.3.3 to 3.3.4

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