How to Install XWiki on Debian 9

How to Install XWiki on Debian 9

XWiki is a free and open source, Java-based advanced wiki software platform. It runs on servlet containers like JBoss, Tomcat, Jetty etc. It also uses a database such as MySQL or PostgreSQL to store its information. There are several methods of installing XWiki. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to install XWiki using Debian (.DEB) packages, which is the recommended installation method for a production XWiki setup because all components needed by XWiki for a production instance will be automatically installed on your server. We will use a Debian 9 VPS but you should be able to install XWiki following this tutorial on all Debian based Linux distributions. By following this tutorial, you should have XWiki installed and running in no more than 10 minutes. (more…)