In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Cloudron on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Cloudron is a complete solution for running apps on your server and keeping them up-to-date and secure. Cloudron comes with the App store from which you can install various applications with just one click without the need of going through Database setup and other processes, for example, WordPress, Joomla, and more.
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 Cloudron on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- 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).
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 Cloudron on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Cloudron on Ubuntu 20.04.
Now we run these commands to install Cloudron on your Linux system:
wget https://cloudron.io/cloudron-setup chmod +x ./cloudron-setup ./cloudron-setup
Step 3. Accessing Cloudron Web Interface.
Once have successfully completed the above installation steps, now we navigate to
https://your-server-ip-address in your browser and accept the self-signed certificate.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Cloudron. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Cloudron control panel on your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Cloudron website.