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Debian installation

  1. Install dependencies
    sudo apt install curl gcc g++ make wget libpq-dev
  2. Install Node.js & yarn
    curl -sL | sudo bash -
    sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
    sudo npm install -g yarn


Choose you database (sqlite, postgresql, mariadb, mysql)

  1. Setup using postgreSQL (optional)
    sudo apt-get install postgresql
    # Create the database
    su postgres -c psql
    postgres=# create database gancio;
    postgres=# create user gancio with encrypted password 'gancio';
    postgres=# grant all privileges on database gancio to gancio;
  2. Setup using MariaDB (optional)
    sudo apt-get install mariadb
    sudo mysql
    MariaDB [(none)]> create database gancio;
    Query OK, 1 row affected (0.001 sec)
    MariaDB [(none)]> create user gancio identified by 'gancio';
    Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.011 sec)
    MariaDB [(none)]> grant all privileges on gancio.* to gancio;
    Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.009 sec)
  3. Create a user to run gancio from
    sudo adduser --group --system --shell /bin/false --home /opt/gancio gancio
  4. Install Gancio
    sudo yarn global add --silent
  5. Setup systemd service and reload systemd
    sudo wget -O /etc/systemd/system/gancio.service
    sudo systemctl daemon-reload
    sudo systemctl enable gancio
  6. Start gancio service (this should listen on port 13120)
    sudo systemctl start gancio
  7. Setup nginx as a proxy

  8. Point your web browser to your domain :tada:


Backup your data

Backup your data is generally a good thing to do and this is especially true before upgrading. Don’t be lazy and backup your data!

yarn global remove gancio
yarn cache clean
yarn global add --silent
sudo systemctl restart gancio