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Update of Twonkymedia Server 6 on the Conceptronic CH3SNAS and the D-Link DNS-323

Twonkymedia ServerGerman version of this tutorial

This tutorial is deprecated, please use the tutorial for the current version.

Since a while there is a new version of the Twonkymedia Server 6 available. Many readers asked me how to update to this version without loosing the configuration of the already installed version. This article describes the update for the following devices:

  • Conceptronic CH3SNAS
  • D-Link DNS-323

For other devices, please follow this article. If you are searching for the article regarding the initial installation (not the update), please look here for this.

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As all data created by the software (Database, Covers and so on) is stored in /ffp/opt/twonky/data/, the upgrade is very simple as shown below.

First stop Twonky:

sh /ffp/start/twonky.sh stop

Save the data-directory:

cd /ffp/opt/twonky/
mv data /ffp/tmp/twonkydata

Install the new Software. Before following the commands below, please take a look a this Website under “NAS & Beta Versions (Limited Support)” to determine whether 6.0.38 is the current version. If not, just search for the DNS-323-Version and replace the URL:

rm -R /ffp/opt/twonky/*
cd /ffp/opt/twonky
wget http://www.twonkyforum.com/downloads/6.0.38/twonkymedia-dns323-6.0.38.zip
unzip twonkymedia-dns323-*.zip
wget http://wolf-u.li/u/175 -O /ffp/opt/twonky/twonkymedia-server-default.ini
rm nassetup.exe nas-installer nas-uninstaller install.nas twonkymedia-dns323-*.zip
chmod +x twonkymedia twonkymediaserver plugins/* cgi-bin/*

Now copy the data-directory back to it’s origin:

cd /ffp/opt/twonky/
mv /ffp/tmp/twonkydata data

Now test if everything works by running the daemon-startscript manually:

sh /ffp/start/twonky.sh start

For advanced users: Run “ps -ef|grep twonky” should show several processes now

Connect your Browser to Port 9000 of the NAS, e.g. http://192.168.133.7:9000/ to configure Twonky. Now you’re done 😉 Have fun with Twonkymedia Server!

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