Skip to content

Server

Download

This is the stable fosscord-server release.

Download the server release from GitHub for your operating system. (Size ~60mb)

Double click the file to start the server. (The first time it takes longer as it needs to setup the server)

You can now access it on http://localhost:3001.

With terminal/shell

This is the latest bleeding edge version of fosscord-server, which may have bugs.

You need to install git from git-scm.com or your package manager.

You need to install nodejs version 14 or higher from nodejs.org or your package manager.

Now you can clone and start the server by executing this in the terminal/shell:

git clone https://github.com/fosscord/fosscord-server
cd fosscord-server
cd bundle
npm run setup
npm run start:bundle

You can now access it on http://localhost:3001

To update it run (notice will discard all changed files):

git reset --hard HEAD
git pull
npm run setup
npm run start:bundle

Docker

Optionally if you want to use Docker:

git clone https://github.com/fosscord/fosscord-server
cd fosscord-server
docker-compose up

You can now access it on http://localhost:3001

Back to top