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How can I be notified of important updates/news to the Monero software?

There is now a monero-announce mailing list on which such important announcements will be made: https://lists.getmonero.org/postorius/lists/monero-announce.lists.getmonero.org/
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How do I upgrade my software to v0.11.0.0?

CLI: If you are using the CLI you ought to perform the following steps: Download the new binaries from here. Extract the new binaries to a new directory of your liking. Copy over the wallet files ...
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How do I upgrade my software to v0.11.1.0?

CLI: If you are using the CLI you ought to perform the following steps: Download the new binaries from here. Extract the new binaries to a new directory of your liking. Copy over the wallet files ...
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Will I need to update wallet and miner after the next upcoming (March 2019) fork?

Yes, as we have done before for the other forks, you'll need to update daemon, wallet, and miner. As you can see here, the upcoming fork will bring to Monero a new PoW algorithm: the CNv4, ...
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Upgraded Monero GUI, but getting an issue with "update needed"

The daemon displays this warning approximately a month in advance of a scheduled protocol upgrade. However, sometimes the new version is not ready yet and you simply need to wait until v0.13.0.0 is ...
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Backup and upgrade

You should back up the ~/.bitmonero directory (which contains the blockchain) and your wallet files (the <wallet name>, <wallet name>.keys, and (though not needed) <wallet name>.txt. ...
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If I update the Monero GUI, do I need reinstall the blockchain?

You can update the GUI and continue to use the blockchain already downloaded.
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What's inside the file hashes.txt.sig?

what is this file... hashes.txt.sig is a detached signature (from one of the projects maintainers) for the contents of hashes.txt. and what utilities is it generated by? GPG. E.g. gpg -b hashes.txt....
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After I downloaded this recent 17.2.2 update, should I delete the 17.1.9 I had downloaded a few months ago?

After you've updated, there's no need to keep old versions.
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Installation and Update of monero cli and gui

Thank you, it seems to be tricky to change between wallets in the GUI. I put all files of the wallets away from the program directory to a seperate wallet directory (that should be essential!). I ...
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Installation and Update of monero cli and gui

but no Walletgui file, where is it? Looking for "Monero Wallets" folder on your disk Which files are created by the program on which location (Windows)? Where ist the blockchain? On Windows the ...
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