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Install froxlor from source using git


Please execute the following instructions only if you know what will happen. This is a development version and should only be used for testing purposes as new features may not be tested.


We are happy about everyone who actively supports froxlor in development, feel free to test new features and leave feedback on our Discord.

1. Download/install git

In order to use git you have to install git on your target-system. See the official git-scm page for more:

2. Get the files

Connect to a shell on your server and change the directory to /var/www/html/.

cd /var/www/html/

Now you can 'clone' the froxlor repository using the following command. It will store the files into the given target-directory froxlor (/var/www/html/froxlor/).

git clone froxlor

3. Download dependencies

Froxlor 2.x is composer and npm based. In order to use the development version you need to install composer and npm.

cd /var/www/html/froxlor

Download required libraries via composer:

composer install --no-dev

Download and build javascript/css:

npm install
npm run build

4. Proceed with installation and configuration

Now follow the general installation documentation starting with step 2: Install froxlor from tarball