- Download the latest version of Cockpit on getcockpit.com/download.
- Unzip the downloaded zip package into your web root or a sub-directory of your web root.
Make sure that the folders
config with all of its sub-folders have write-access by the web server.
Create your first user
/url/to/cockpit/install in your favorite Browser and follow the instructions.
Done! You're ready to use Cockpit.
Installation using Docker
If you want to install Cockpit using Docker, please take a look at our Docker reference page
Upgrading to a newer version of Cockpit
- Download and unzip your desired version of Cockpit
- Override the whole cockpit directory except the