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Packaging an app, starting from this example

  • Copy this app before working on it, using the 'Use this template' button on the Github repo.
  • Edit the manifest.toml with app specific info.
  • Edit the install, upgrade, remove, backup and restore scripts, and any relevant conf files in conf/.
  • Edit the change_url and config scripts too, or remove them if you have no use of them
  • Add a LICENSE file for the package. NB: this LICENSE file is not meant to necessarily be the LICENSE of the upstream app - it is only the LICENSE you want this package's code to published with ;). We recommend to use the AGPL-3.
  • Edit files under the doc/ directory
  • The files are to be automatically generated by

Example app for YunoHost

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Install Example app with YunoHost

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This package allows you to install Example app quickly and simply on a YunoHost server. If you don't have YunoHost, please consult the guide to learn how to install it.


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Shipped version: 1.0~ynh1



Screenshot of Example app

Disclaimers / important information

  • Any known limitations, constrains or stuff not working, such as (but not limited to):

    • requiring a full dedicated domain ?
    • architectures not supported ?
    • not-working single-sign on or LDAP integration ?
    • the app requires an important amount of RAM / disk / .. to install or to work properly
    • etc...
  • Other infos that people should be aware of, such as:

    • any specific step to perform after installing (such as manually finishing the install, specific admin credentials, ...)
    • how to configure / administrate the application if it ain't obvious
    • upgrade process / specificities / things to be aware of ?
    • security considerations ?

Documentation and resources

Developer info

Please send your pull request to the testing branch.

To try the testing branch, please proceed like that.

sudo yunohost app install --debug
sudo yunohost app upgrade example -u --debug

More info regarding app packaging: