Seafile Server 6.3.4 for Raspberry Pi is ready! 14.10.2018

You can get it from the Seafile download section.

Relevant for the future…

The compilation of 6.3.4 took a while since I had to afford some compilations challenges. It was necessary to upgrade Raspbian Distro from Wheezy to Jessie. Since Wheezy is at EOL so it is not supported anymore and you will need to upgrade your distribution if you wish to use an updated Seafile version.

Taking advantage of this situation, I would ask the community if you still use Jessie, since is already oldstable or you already moved to Stretch, since is the latest stable Raspbian Distro? Depending on your feedback, I will consider to move to Stretch. Thanks for your collaboration.

We warmly recommend you first, before to proceed with the update, to take a view to the Seafile ChangeLog, because the requirements had changed considerably in the last releases :nerd_face:

:pushpin: Please remember:

  • Don’t forget to stop Seafile Server before the upgrade (i.e: service seafile-server stop or, another example: service seahub stop && service seafile stop)
  • Don’t forget to change the directory rights of Seafile after unpacking it (i.e: chown -R seafile:nogroup seafile-server-6.3.4 or, another example: sudo chown -R seafile:seafile seafile-server-6.3.4 )
  • Don’t forget to apply the upgrade script/s according your start release && with the properly user which in normal case should be seafile (i.e change to seafile user: su seafile -s /bin/bash or, another example: sudo su seafile)

Link to the official announcement (btw 6.3.4 was not announced on forum, only 6.3.3) in forum. Could be a help regarding known errors in x64 version.

Once again, thanks to the developers and Seafile Community

have fun :blush:


Thanks for repeatedly (especially this time) taking the effort for compiling the Raspi-version @jobenvil :+1:

Concerning your question:
I am using Debian Stretch

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thanks for your feedback @Bernie_O!

@jobenvil: I use seafile for raspberry pi with the raspbian-version jessie. So it would be good for me if we stay at that raspbian-version :slight_smile:

Thanks @jobenvil for a great work. :blush: I confirm that your 6.3.4 compilation works also on Ubuntu 18.04 @ Odroid-HC2.

buf, thanks for confirming :slight_smile:

for sure! no issues.

I have a banana pi with xenial, used for testing. But if you decide to upgrade I’ll follow :wink:

Thanks @jobenvil for your work. I use Bananian Linux (which is EOL…) on my BananaPi which is based on Debian Jessie. Upgrade to 6.3.4 went well. I would prefer to stay on Jessie because Bananian wont upgrade to stretch.

@langhaarschneider do you still have jessie-bananian :slight_smile: ?
I’m thinking to compile the new 7.* distro.

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@jobenvil I‘m also now on raspbian stretch :):slight_smile:

So it sounds good for me to compile it with stretch.

thanks @DomiM this is my intentioan as well, since I’m on stretch but I keep an image with jessie… just in case :slight_smile:

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Yes, still on jessiebananian… and to less time/money to go the next homeserver-step :slight_smile:

@DomiM and @ll I have a compiled raspi version (7.0.3) and need to check the python dependencies. You could install it (upgrade) and then try if seahub starts. In OdroidXU4 with Ubuntu Bionic it works out of the box, but the compilation was on a Debian Stretch. I want to be sure that I all necessary python modules are included in the package. I would send you the version via download link. @langhaarschneider you could check if it works as well, if not, i will compile with old jessie.

I’ll try to install it when you send me the link.

You have PN post :slight_smile: Test it and let me know.