Installation on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 LTS

Install Apache and PHP:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y apache2 libapache2-mod-php7.0 php7.0-cli php7.0-mbstring php7.0-sqlite3 \
    php7.0-opcache php7.0-json php7.0-mysql php7.0-pgsql php7.0-ldap php7.0-gd php7.0-xml

Install Kanboard:

cd /var/www/html

# Download the latest release from

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


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