A docker-powered PaaS that helps you build and manage the lifecycle of applications
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.circleci feat: drop pinning of git version Nov 5, 2017
contrib feat: Add ability to sync dokku packages to a new version of ubuntu Nov 5, 2018
debian feat: Add support for docker.io package Nov 5, 2018
docs feat: sanitize docker inspect output with ps:inspect Oct 15, 2018
plugins Merge pull request #3236 from dokku/retire-old-containers Nov 14, 2018
rpm chore: drop package-based bash-completion priming Apr 27, 2018
tests [config] sort config:show by key name Oct 27, 2018
.codacy.yml add codacy config and coverage targets Oct 2, 2017
.dockerignore fix: put bash-completion files in correct place May 19, 2018
.editorconfig refactor: rewrite network plugin in golang Oct 2, 2017
.gitignore feat: add dokku-update binary Feb 18, 2018
.stickler.yml feat: ignore shellcheck SC2191 Apr 2, 2018
CODE_OF_CONDUCT.md Upgrade our CoC to 1.4 of the Contributor Covenant Feb 9, 2016
CONTRIBUTING.md Add RPM installation docs Sep 25, 2016
HISTORY.md Release 0.12.13 Sep 25, 2018
ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md docs: Add a note to our issue template begging for money Nov 5, 2018
LICENSE update copyright year Feb 4, 2014
Makefile fix: use correct version of go-procfile-util Oct 12, 2018
README.md fix circle-ci build status flag (#3287) Oct 20, 2018
SPONSORS.md Update SPONSORS.md Oct 29, 2016
Vagrantfile changes to vagrantfile to make sure bash file works out of the box on… Mar 23, 2018
arch.mk fix: allow overriding both DOKKU_VERSION and GIT_REV via environment … Jan 8, 2017
bootstrap.sh feat: allow disabling the nginx-vhosts plugin by default Sep 30, 2018
common.mk upgrade to golang 1.9.1 Oct 10, 2017
deb.mk update herokuish to 0.4.4 Aug 20, 2018
dokku feat: add a subcommand for retrieving failed app deploy logs Jul 29, 2018
rpm.mk feat: install procfile-util Oct 12, 2018
tests.mk hack: drop apt-key call for mysql key Oct 7, 2018



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Docker powered mini-Heroku. The smallest PaaS implementation you've ever seen.


See our list of past sponsors in the SPONSORS file.

Become a sponsor and get your logo on our README on Github with a link to your site. [Become a sponsor]


Support us with a monthly donation and help us continue our activities. [Become a backer]


A fresh VM running any of the following operating systems:

  • Ubuntu x64 - Any currently supported release
  • Debian 8.2+ x64
  • CentOS 7 x64 (experimental)
  • Arch Linux x64 (experimental)


To install the latest stable release, run the following commands as a user who has access to sudo:

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/dokku/dokku/v0.12.13/bootstrap.sh
sudo DOKKU_TAG=v0.12.13 bash bootstrap.sh

You can then proceed to the ip address or domain name associated with your server to complete the web-based installation.

If you wish for a more unattended installation method, see these docs.


View the docs for upgrading from an older version of Dokku.


Full documentation - including advanced installation docs - are available online at http://dokku.viewdocs.io/dokku/.


You can use Github Issues, check Troubleshooting in the documentation, or join us on freenode in #dokku.


After checking Github Issues, the Troubleshooting Guide or having a chat with us on freenode in #dokku, feel free to fork and create a Pull Request.

While we may not merge your PR as is, they serve to start conversations and improve the general Dokku experience for all users.


MIT License © Jeff Lindsay