You must have Debian >= 8 or Ubuntu >= 16.04.
When using the Debian package, the Miniflux daemon is supervised by systemd.
Make sure to install and configure Postgresql before installing Miniflux.
Install Miniflux with the Debian package ¶
- Download the Debian package from the GitHub Releases page.
- Install the Debian package:
dpkg -i miniflux_2.0.13_amd64.deb
Install Miniflux from the APT Repository ¶
echo "deb [trusted=yes] https://repo.miniflux.app/apt/ /" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/miniflux.list > /dev/null apt update
Then install the package:
apt install miniflux
To upgrade Miniflux, run
apt upgrade miniflux, and don’t forget to run the database migrations.
https://apt.miniflux.app/is deprecated in favor of
Configure Miniflux ¶
- Define the environment variable
- Run the SQL migrations manually:
miniflux -migrate, or set the variable
- Create an admin user:
- Restart the process:
systemctl restart miniflux
- Check the process status:
systemctl status miniflux
Since Miniflux v2.0.25, the Debian package is available for multiple architectures:
This way, it’s very easy to install Miniflux on a Raspberry Pi.
Systemd reads the environment variables from the file
You must restart the service to take the new values into consideration.
Make sure to take a look a the list of configuration parameters to customize your installation.