Installation on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Focal Fossa 20.04 LTS

Install Apache and PHP:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y apache2 libapache2-mod-php php-cli php-mbstring php-sqlite3 php-opcache php-json php-mysql php-pgsql php-ldap php-gd php-xml

(or) Install Nginx and PHP:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install nginx php-fpm php-mysql php-pgsql php-gd php-mbstring php-sqlite3 php-xml

Install Kanboard:

#adapt version number
version=1.2.24

# Download the latest release from https://github.com/kanboard/kanboard/releases
wget https://github.com/kanboard/kanboard/archive/v$version.tar.gz
tar xzvf v$version.tar.gz -C /var/www/html/
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/kanboard-$version/data

rm v$version.tar.gz

Note

  • You might need to enable PHP extensions with the command phpenmod.
  • Some features of Kanboard requires that you run a daily background job.

Ubuntu Bionic 18.04 LTS

Install Apache and PHP:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y apache2 libapache2-mod-php7.2 php7.2-cli php7.2-mbstring php7.2-sqlite3 \
    php7.2-opcache php7.2-json php7.2-mysql php7.2-pgsql php7.2-ldap php7.2-gd php7.2-xml

(or) Install Nginx and PHP:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nginx php7.2-fpm php7.2-mysql php7.2-pgsql php7.2-gd php7.2-mbstring php7.2-sqlite3 \
    php7.2-xml

Install Kanboard:

cd /var/www/html

# Download the latest release from https://github.com/kanboard/kanboard/releases
wget https://github.com/kanboard/kanboard/archive/v<version>.zip

unzip kanboard-<version>.zip
chown -R www-data:www-data kanboard-<version>/data
rm kanboard-<version>.zip

Note

  • You might need to enable PHP extensions with the command phpenmod.
  • Some features of Kanboard requires that you run a daily background job.