Install latest/stable of xwiki

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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sudo snap install xwiki

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This is an experimental demo package of XWiki and is not currently a production ready recommendation. See https://www.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Download/ for the various official packages of XWiki.

XWiki is a free wiki software platform written in Java with a design emphasis on extensibility.

XWiki is an easily installed wiki and collaboration platform with features such as WYSIWYG editing, OpenOffice-based document import/export, semantic annotations and tagging, and advanced permissions management.

XWiki is designed to help teams collaborate more efficiently. It runs in a Java Servlet container such as Tomcat. The current snap package is based on Jetty.

To run xwiki after installation : sudo xwiki.start

After starting the snap, XWiki will be visible in the browser on the following link:


To stop xwiki: sudo xwiki.stop

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Details for xwiki

  • LGPL-2.1-or-later

Last updated
  • 17 May 2024 - latest/stable
  • 17 May 2024 - latest/candidate



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