Some tweaks may be necessary to these instructions if you have a developer setup or update on your local computer instead of a server. Read the installation docu for more information.
Change into your Kimai directory, then fetch the latest code and install all dependencies:
git fetch --tags git checkout 1.13
You might have to prefix the next commands with
php73 (depends on your environment):
Update all composer dependencies:
composer install --no-dev --optimize-autoloader
And run the Kimai updater:
Remember to adjust the file permissions if necessary.
You have to allow PHP (your webserver process) to write to
var/ and it subdirectories.
Here is an example for Debian/Ubuntu (to be executed inside the Kimai directory):
Test Kimai before executing these commands (they are likely not required in a shared-hosting environment).
You probably need to prefix them with
the group might be called different than
That’s it, Kimai is running the most current version. Enjoy the latest time-tracking features!