How to Install Upsource Linux Mint 18 LTS Easy Guide

August 25, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Upsource Linux Mint 18 Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Upsource Linux Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia LTS GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Upsource for Linux Mint 18 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. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Upsource Linux Mint 18 - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Download Upsource for Linux Mint

    Upsource Linux Mint
  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 a System-Wide Setup. 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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