New eyeOS 2.x Installation Guide for Windows and Linux

The eyeOS community is working and we’re all together continuously creating new documentation and tools for eyeOS 2.x. We’d like to present you today the two new Installation Guides for Windows and Linux published by Kefa Rabah, from the Global Open Versity, Canada.

The first part of the document will show you how to step-by-step install your brand new eyeOS 2.x server in two different Operating Systems. The second part of the document is a small a manual which explains and shows how to start working with eyeOS and which are the first steps. Just combine them and you have everything you need to set up and start running your own eyeOS envrionment!


Now you can download the installation guides from here:

Installation Guide for Windows


Installation Guide for Linux


This is the Table of Contents:

1.0 Introduction

2.0 Assumptions

3.0 Hands-on Labs Session

4.0 Installing & Configuring Pre-requisites

Part 1: Installing & Configure MySQL

Step 1: Install MySQL Database Server Package
Step 2: Configure the mod-rewrite on Apache

Part 2: Configure “” file

Step 1: Increase the PHP memory limit

Part 3: Install Other Pre-requisite Packages

Step 1: Install Package
Step 2: Install Curl Package
Step 3: Install Recoll
Step 4: Install ExifTool
Step 5: Download & Install OpenOffice Daemon
Step 6: Install Kaazing Gateway
Step 7: Install Apache ActiveMQ Daemon

Part 4: Download and Installation eyeOS

Step 1: Download eyeOS
Step 2: Install eyeOS

Part 5: Post Installation Tasks

Step 1: Explore the eyeOS Tabs
Step 2: Favorite Applications

Part 6: New User Online Registration

Step 1: Registering as a new user
Step 2: Uploading Documents
Step 3: Joining an Existing Group
Step 4: Adding Contacts

Part 7: Troubleshooting 3.2 Startup

Part 8: Need More Training on Windows

Build & Deploy eyeOS Cloud Computing Training

Linux Administration Training


The Guides are in English, but we are sure that you can help the eyeOS community translating them to your language! You can download the sources from here. Once translated you can send the translations to and we will publish them!


This Installation Guides have been released under a Creative Commons License Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported. That’s :

You are free:

    • to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work
    • to Remix — to adapt the work

Under the following conditions:

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More and more!

But we have more! We are working on translate and publish all the eyeOS 2.x documentation and in a few days it will be available for the community!

Thanks to all the collaborators, translators and community members and stay tuned!

5 Responses to “New eyeOS 2.x Installation Guide for Windows and Linux”

  1. HP says:

    Docs for eyeOS 2.x? looking forward to that! will influence my decision to switch over or host both 1.x and 2.x

  2. Ratheeshekm says:

    This is very nice article to follow.I really appreciate the hands behind this.
    I have installed eyeos 2.2.0,But can you please tell us how to install and configure
    Round Cube based Mail Client in eyeos 2.No proper documentation is found on this.It would be nice if you include this one too.

  3. ace cruz says:

    PLease republish the manual for installation in Unix/Linux, it’s a dead link. Thanks

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  5. sahbi says:

    installation de eyeOS sous Ubuntu 11.10 ou 11.04

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