How to Install Upsource Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide

August 10th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Upsource Ubuntu 16.04

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Upsource Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

Especially relevant: Upsource now is Free for 10-users. And Requires a License to use more than 10 user accounts.

Because Upsource helps you Browse your source code Repositories, Share, Discuss and Review code that you and your team create.

Furthermore Upsource summarizes recent Changes in your repository, showing commit messages, authors, quick diffs, links to detailed diff views and associated code reviews.

Finally a Commit Graph helps Visualize the History of commits, branches and merges in your repository. Git, Mercurial, Subversion and Perforce are all supported.

The Upsource Features are:

  • Instantly access all your projects
  • Keep track of code changes
  • Use code insight in Java projects
  • Explore any revision of your code base
  • Discuss and review code
  • Share links to code

This Guide Shows a Straight Installation; for a Docker one See JetBrains Documentation.

  1. First Open a Shell session
    Ctr+Alt+t to open a Terminal emulator on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Download Upsource for Ubuntu Linux

    Get Upsource Ubuntu
  3. And Unzip into the Temporary directory
    If not automatically prompted on Desktop simply Double-Click on archive.

    Or from Shell:

    unzip -d /tmp ~/Downloads/upsource*.zip
  4. Next Setup Ownership

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/upsource*

    This is a System Wide Installation. For a Local one You can simply Run it as is…

  5. And Relocate Upsource

    sudo mv /tmp/upsource* /opt/upsource
  6. Again Insert Upsource into the Path

    sudo ln -s /opt/upsource/bin/ /usr/local/bin/upsource
  7. Then Check the Hostname Setup
    Your fully qualified hostname should be resolvable to your IP address:

    ping $(hostname -f)
  8. Finally Test Upsource Installation

    sudo upsource start
  9. Access Upsource on Browser
    At the Address:


    Or for a Local access:

  10. Upsource First Configurazion Wizard

    First Upsource Setup

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