This guide provides instructions for using your own instance of the Open edX platform and associated applications.
This document applies to the Hawthorn release, which is the most recent version of the Open edX platform. This document also contains instructions for installing Open edX releases.
You can install any release of the Open edX platform. For most situations, edX recommends that you install the most recent release. However, if your organization or project is currently running an earlier release, or your software requires a specific release, you may want to install an earlier release.