Install Pydio

WARNING This documentation is for Pydio 6. Looking for Pydio 7 docs?

There are 2 ways to install Pydio on your server:

1/ Install from archive

Download the latest stable version from Download Page, either as ZIP or TAR.GZ format. Alternatively, you can use our Linux repositories to install Pydio using a package manager on Debian or CentOS Linux flavors.

Using your favorite FTP client or SCP command, upload this package to your webserver, and extract its content to a web-accessible folder (e.g. /var/www/pydio).

Make sure the data path is writeable by the web server. For example :

chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/pydio/data

2/ Install from RPM / DEB Package Manager

2.1/ Install Repositories

Debian 8: install public key and repositories

Install apt-transport-https package:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https

Install our public key (used to sign the packages) using the following command:

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then edit /etc/apt/sources.list and add the following lines

deb jessie-backports main

Now update your repositories list by running:

sudo apt-get update

CentOS7 / RHEL7: install repositories using our release RPM's.

Install EPEL repositories:

yum -y install epel-release

Grab the Release RPM's using the following commands:


Install repositories by installing the release RPMs:

rpm -i pydio-release-1-1.el7.centos.noarch.rpm

Update repositories cache yum update

2.2/ Install Pydio Community Distribution

Now that the repositories are properly configured, you simply have to install pydio using either:

apt-get install pydio


yum install pydio

After that step, you should be able to access pydio through your browser: http://YOUR_IP_ADDRESS/pydio/

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