Install and configure UniFi Controller on Linux

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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.



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