Install Cozy on a DigitalOcean VPS

DigitalOcean is a Virtual Private Server (VPS) provider which enables you to deploy instances in a minute. You need a credited account to follow the steps below.

1. Create the droplet

Cozy requires 1024MB RAM to run properly.


Select Debian 8 x64 in the distribution list.


2. Connect to the server via SSH

Find your server's IP address.


Then login via SSH as root user:

ssh root@server.ip

3. Install the Debian package

# Import the repository public key
wget -O /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/cozy.gpg

# Add the Cozy repository to the software sources
echo 'deb jessie cozy' \
 > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/cozy.list

# Install Cozy
apt-get update ;
apt-get install python-cozy-management ;
cozy_management install_cozy