This article was written for Debian distributions, such as Ubuntu or Mint.
Download the UniFi Controller software for Linux from https://www.ubnt.com/download/unifi/. Use the dpkg command to install the UniFi Controller.
~]# dpkg --install /path/to/unifi_sysvinit_all.deb
Start the UniFi service.
~]# service unifi start * Starting Ubiquiti UniFi Controller Unit
Ensure the service is running.
~]# service unifi status * unifi is running
Using your Linux PC's IP address, you should now be able to access the UniFi web browser interface at https://your_ip_address:8443. The default username and password will either be root:ubnt or ubnt:ubnt. Once signed in, you will be able to configure your wireless access point.