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Upgrading QIIME 2

Existing QIIME 2 Core distribution installations can be either upgraded (i.e. installing a newer release of QIIME 2) or updated (i.e. patch updates within a given release of QIIME 2). Please see the section below that most closely matches your existing QIIME 2 installation.

Upgrading to QIIME 2 Core 2017.6

Native Installation
Please see the native install doc for instructions on how to create a new QIIME 2 Core 2017.6 conda environment.
VirtualBox
Please see the VirtualBox install doc for instructions on how to download and set up a new QIIME 2 Core 2017.6 VirtualBox virtual machine.
Docker
Please see the Docker install doc for instructions on how to download and set up a new QIIME 2 Core 2017.6 Docker container.
Amazon AWS
Please see the Amazon AWS install doc for instructions on how to set up a new QIIME 2 Core 2017.6 AWS instance.

Updating QIIME 2 Core 2017.6

macOS/OS X (Native Installation)

In a terminal run the following commands:

conda update conda
# If you named your conda environment something else when you initially installed QIIME 2, use that name here.
source activate qiime2-2017.6
conda install --file https://data.qiime2.org/distro/core/qiime2-2017.6-conda-osx-64.txt
Linux (Native Installation)

In a terminal run the following commands:

conda update conda
# If you named your conda environment something else when you initially installed QIIME 2, use that name here.
source activate qiime2-2017.6
conda install --file https://data.qiime2.org/distro/core/qiime2-2017.6-conda-linux-64.txt
VirtualBox

In a terminal on the virtual machine, run the following command:

sudo env "PATH=$PATH" conda update conda
sudo env "PATH=$PATH" conda install --file https://data.qiime2.org/distro/core/qiime2-2017.6-conda-linux-64.txt
Docker

In a terminal run the following command:

docker pull qiime2/core:2017.6
Amazon AWS

In a shell on the remote AWS machine, run the following command:

sudo env "PATH=$PATH" conda update conda
sudo env "PATH=$PATH" conda install --file https://data.qiime2.org/distro/core/qiime2-2017.6-conda-linux-64.txt