NOTE: You may find it easier to use Docker

The following instructions are for Debian or Ubuntu Linux. For other Linux distributions please adapt the commands accordingly.

  1. Install the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK) version 11.


    We recommend the use of the LTS version of Java 8 or 11. Java 17 (LTS) is not supported at the moment.


    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install openjdk-11-jre-headless
  2. Install MySQL Server version 5.7 and above

    sudo apt-get install mysql-server
    sudo service mysql start
  3. Create a new directory for the installation

    mkdir joget
    cd joget
  4. Download the Joget Linux tar.gz bundle from

  5. Extract the Linux tar.gz bundle

    tar xvfz joget-enterprise-linux-x.x.x.tar.gz 
    cd joget-enterprise-linux-x.x.x
  6. Execute the bundled Apache Tomcat application server

    ./ start
  7. View the Apache Tomcat log file, when startup is complete it should say "Server startup in XXXX ms"

    tail -f apache-tomcat-x.x.x/logs/catalina.out
  8. Access the App Center at http://localhost:8080/jw

  9. Follow on with Setting Up Database.

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