Virola self-hosted server installation on Debian and Ubuntu

  1. Download the Virola server installation package
  2. Install
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade
    sudo apt --yes --fix-broken install ./virola-server-debian-
  3. Run Virola server
    virola-server --listen HOST:PORT

Note: On first launch, the server will create an admin user with the admin password and administrator rights. Please change the default admin password as soon as possible to a more secure one.

You can change user password from the Virola client. You can also change password of an existing user using the --change-password command line argument of the Virola server.

We strongly recommend to encrypt Linux machine on which Virola server is running. The best way is to encrypt it during Linux installation but it is also possible to encrypt the existing Linux instance. We've prepared a detailed instruction about disc encryption in Linux environment for you.