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Upgrade to Magento 1.9.2.4 via SSH

This Magento upgrade tutorial will help guide you through the process of updating / upgrading your Magento installation from 1.4+ to 1.9.2.4. which was released on Feb 23, 2016. For the purpose of this tutorial, we will assume you have access to SSH on your hosting account. You should always create a backup of your entire website/database before proceeding with an upgrade and never perform these steps on a live store. Please be sure to obtain updated files from the authors of any Magento extensions you have installed on your website.

NOTE: This update includes SUPEE-5344, SUPEE-5994, SUPEE-6237, SUPEE-6285, SUPEE-6482, SUPEE-6788, SUPEE-7616, SUPEE-7405 and SUPEE-7405 v1.1.

  1. Change to your Magento installation directory:
    (swap “username” below for your account’s username, or change the entire path to match your absolute URL)

    cd /home/username/public_html
  2. Download Magento 1.9.2.4 from https://www.magentocommerce.com/download
    You can select tar.gz or zip for an archive format.
  3. Upload the archive to the base folder of your Magento installation
  4. Extract the archive:
    tar -zxvf magento-1.9.2.4.tar.gz
    or
    unzip magento-1.9.2.4.zip
  5. Change to the directory created during extraction:
    cd magento
  6. Turn off file replacement prompts:
    unalias cp
  7. Copy the Magento 1.9.2.4 files over your existing files:
    cp -rf * ../
  8. Change back to your Magento installation directory:
    cd ..
  9. Remove the empty folder
    rm -rf magento
  10. Optional: CHMOD all files to 644:
    find -type f -name ‘*.*’ -exec chmod 644 {} \;
    Optional: CHMOD all folders to 755:
    find -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;
    Optional: CHOWN all files/folders:
    chown -R username:username *

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