2.2. Open edX Nutmeg Release

This section describes how to install the Open edX Nutmeg release.

2.2.1. What’s Included in Nutmeg

The Open edX Nutmeg release contains several new features for learners, course teams, and developers. For more information, see the Open edX Platform Release Notes.

2.2.2. What Is the Nutmeg Git Tag?

A git tag identifies the version of Open edX code that is the Nutmeg release. About three dozen repositories are tagged as part of an Open edX release. Many other repositories are installed as dependencies of those repositories. You can find the most up-to-date git tag for Nutmeg on the Open edX Named Releases page.

2.2.3. Installing the Nutmeg Release

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Nutmeg releases have git tag names like open-release/nutmeg.1. The available names are detailed on the Open edX Named Releases page.

2.2.4. Upgrading from the Maple Release

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2.2.5. Upgrading to a Subsequent Nutmeg Release

Occasionally, we release updates to Nutmeg. For example, the second release of Nutmeg will be open-release/nutmeg.2. The steps to upgrade differ based on your original installation method.

2.2.5.1. Upgrading a Docker Installation

Devstack is installed using Docker. To upgrade from one Nutmeg release to another, follow the instructions in devstack.

2.2.5.2. Upgrading a Native Installation

If you installed Open edX using the Open edX Native Installation, you can upgrade from one Nutmeg release to another by re-running those steps using your desired Nutmeg tag as the new value for OPENEDX_RELEASE.