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Install and configure UniFi Controller on Linux

This article was written for Debian distributions, such as Ubuntu or Mint.

Download the UniFi Controller software for Linux from 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.

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