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Installation should be straightforward, usual caveats around making backup before upgrading precautions apply, noting that between 1.0.1 and 1.5.0 there are a number of key changes, including the on-disk data format used by the .couch files was upgraded. Although it *should* keep your dbs intact and do the right thing for your local.ini files, always have a backup - or two!
sudo apt-get install python-
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:couchdb/stable -y
sudo apt-get update -y
# remove any existing couchdb binaries
sudo apt-get remove couchdb couchdb-bin couchdb-common -yf
# see my shiny 1.5.0 goodness
sudo apt-get install -V couchdb
Reading package lists...
Done Building dependency tree
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The following extra packages will be installed:
couchdb-bin (1.5.0-0ubuntu2) couchdb-common (1.5.0-0ubuntu2) couchdb (1.5.0-0ubuntu2)
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# manage via upstart
sudo stop couchdb
sudo start couchdb
couchdb start/running, process 3541
You can of course modify or duplicate the /etc/init/
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