Engines Community Edition is ideal for self-supported and home-based systems.
Run software in your own environment. Have complete control over your applications and their data.
Self-host web applications and network services. Run blogs, databases, media servers, file servers, game servers, device backup services, and more.
Mimi is a photographer. She uses Engines to run her portfolio website, albums and file storage.
Marty has a seriously geeked-out digital home. He is using Engines to run a home automation server and security system.
William uses Engines to run a sports team app for his basketball team. It helps the coach and players keep organised and engaged.
Justin and Valerie use Engines for development, testing and deployment of student projects.
Susan is passionate about fitness. Her personal server logs her biometrics and helps her analyse her progress.
Mason says that he's being watched. He's feeling a lot calmer now that Engines allows him to run a VPN to a personal VM, to keep his information secure.
Use a dedicated computer with at least 2GB RAM and 40GB available disk space.
The machine should be running a fresh and updated version of Ubuntu Server (18.04 LTS is recommended).
Login to your computer and enter
curl www.engines.org/install | bash
You may need to enter your computer's admin password to start the installation. You may be prompted to set a timezone. The installer will take about half an hour to run.
The URL that you will use to access your Engines web interface will appear at the end of the process. Open a web browser, enter the URL and complete the setup wizard. You'll then be ready to install applications.
To remove Engines, enter the command
curl www.engines.org/uninstall | bash
Self-hosting gives you more control, greater flexibility and better privacy.
Engines Community Edition is released under Apache License Version 2.0