In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Bitwarden on Rocky Linux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Bitwarden is a free, open-source password management solution that enables users to store and manage their passwords securely. It is a cloud-based solution that allows users to access their password vaults from anywhere with an internet connection. Bitwarden has a simple and intuitive interface and supports various authentication methods like two-factor authentication and biometric authentication.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Bitwarden password management on Rocky Linux 9 or RHEL-based.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for Bitwarden.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Bitwarden on Rocky Linux 9
Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:
sudo dnf check-update sudo dnf install epel-release dnf-utils
Step 2. Installing Snap on Rocky Linux 9.
By default, Snap is available on Rocky Linux 9 AppStream repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest stable version of Snap to your system:
sudo dnf install snapd sudo snap install core
After installation, the
systemd a unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
Also, create a symlink to enable classic Snap support:
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
For additional resources on installing Snap, read the post below:
Step 3. Installing Bitwarden on Rocky Linux 9.
Now that we have installed Snap on your system, now we can install Bitwarden using the following command below:
sudo snap install bitwarden
Step 4. Accessing Bitwarden on Rocky Linux 9.
Once the installation is completed, open Bitwarden on your system by using the application search bar. Click on ‘Activities’ and then type ‘Bitwarden’ in the application search box or launch the application immediately using the following command below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Bitwarden. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Bitwarden password manager on your Rocky Linux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Bitwarden website.