Debian installation

  1. Install Node.js & yarn (from root)
    curl -sL | bash -
    apt-get install -y nodejs
    curl -sL |  apt-key add -
    echo "deb stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yarn.list
    apt-get update && apt-get install yarn


  2. Install Gancio
    yarn global add gancio --prod
  3. Setup with postgreSQL (optional as you can choose sqlite)
    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;
  4. Create a user to run gancio from
    adduser gancio
    su gancio
  5. Launch interactive setup
    gancio setup --config config.json
  6. Start
    gancio start --config config.json
  7. Point your web browser to http://localhost:13120 or where you selected during setup.

  8. Setup nginx as a proxy

  9. To deploy gancio in production you should use something like pm2:
sudo yarn global add pm2
pm2 start gancio -- --config config.json

# Run this command to run your application as a service and automatically restart after a reboot:
pm2 startup # read the output!
sudo pm2 startup -u gancio
  1. Upgrade
    sudo yarn global add gancio
    sudo service pm2 restart