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PackageDrone/Installation

This page gives a really short introduction on how to install Package Drone.

It is assumed to install the most recent release version. If you want to use a milestone version it is necessary to replace the URL fragment release with milestone later on. If you want a specific branch (e.g. 0.12.x) then replace current with e.g. 0.12.

Ubuntu 16.04

apt-get update
apt-get install software-properties-common dpkg gdebi-core add-apt-key

# Enable Ubuntu multiverse and universe repository (may already be activated)

add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial universe multiverse"
add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-updates universe multiverse"

# Install OpenJDK 8
apt-get update ; apt-get install openjdk-8-jre-headless

# Add Package Drone signing key
add-apt-key 320E6224

# Add Package Drone signing key (from keyserver.ubuntu.com)
add-apt-key -k keyserver.ubuntu.com 320E6224

# Add the Package Drone repository
add-apt-repository "deb http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/release/current/ubuntu package-drone default"

# Update index and install Package Drone
apt-get update ; apt-get install org.eclipse.packagedrone.server

Finally you can start Package Drone:

start package-drone-server

RHEL6 / CentOS 6

Create a new file /etc/yum.repos.d/PackageDrone.repo with the following content:

[package-drone]
name=Package Drone
baseurl=http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/release/current/rhel6
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1

Then run:

# Install the signing key

yum install wget
wget http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/PD-GPG-KEY
rpm --import PD-GPG-KEY

# Install Package Drone

yum install java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless org.eclipse.packagedrone.server

Finally you can start Package Drone:

/etc/init.d/package-drone-server start

RHEL7 / CentOS 7

Create a new file /etc/yum.repos.d/PackageDrone.repo with the following content:

[package-drone]
name=Package Drone
baseurl=http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/release/current/rhel7
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1

Then run:

# Install the signing key

rpm --import http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/PD-GPG-KEY

# Install Package Drone

yum install java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless org.eclipse.packagedrone.server

Finally you can start Package Drone:

systemctl start package-drone-server

OpenSuse 13

# Import the signing key

zypper install wget
wget http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/PD-GPG-KEY
rpm --import PD-GPG-KEY

# Add the repository 

zypper ar -f -n PackageDrone -g http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/release/current/opensuse13/ pdrone

# Install Package Drone

zypper install java-1_8_0-openjdk-headless org.eclipse.packagedrone.server

Finally you can start Package Drone:

systemctl start package-drone-server

Plain ZIP

You can also download a plain ZIP file or download installation packages manually: http://download.eclipse.org/package-drone/drops/?d