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Updating modules

  1. Download the new version of the module .tgz and place on, e.g. in the home directory, i.e. our top level directory
  2. unpack the module tgz file, e.g. tar -zxf  sitedoc-5.x-1.7.tar.gz
  3. Take Drupal offline if it will inot mpinge on users, Admin -> Site maintenance
  4. delete the old module from /
  5. mv (move) the unpacked new module to /, e.g.
    (uiserver):u45169214:~ > mv sitedoc

  6. put Drupal back on-liine