Friday, February 3, 2012

B3 Server 2.4 Upgrade

New B3 Server version is out.

Upgrade to 2.4
  • Connect to your b3 server
$ ssh user@b3server
  • Become root
$ su
  • Upgrade instructions
# DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get update
# DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get dist-upgrade
  • Turn off B3 Server after the upgrade
  • Power cycle by removing the power cord and waiting for 5 seconds before reconnecting and start B3 Server
You can confirm the software version going into b3 web administration page, then Settings and Software update.

Official Excito Forum Notes

New features and major changes
* Tor (B3 can now be a Tor node - read more here:
* Logitech Media Server update to 7.7.1
* Added swedish translation on UI and help texts
* Changed DAAP (iTunes) server to solve problems on OsX Lion
* Solved AFP bugs showing on OsX Lion
* HDD Load Cycle Count racing issue solved
* Fixed language support for visually impaired using screen readers
* Gerneral system updates from upstream (kernel etc.)

* Some general bug fixes