The Ubuntu installation uses the DEB package. To install, use the dpkg command-line tool using the DEB file that you downloaded. The following example uses sudo which will require root-access to allow installation:
shell> dpkg -i couchbase-server
version is the version number of the
Once the dpkg command has been executed, the Couchbase server starts automatically, and is configured to automatically start during boot under the 2, 3, 4, and 5 runlevels. Refer to the Ubuntu documentation for more information about installing packages using the Debian package manager.
Once installation has completed, the installation process will display a message similar to that below:
Selecting previously deselected package couchbase-server. (Reading database ... 73755 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking couchbase-server (from couchbase-server_x86_64_2.0.2-xxx-rel.deb) ... libssl0.9.8 is installed. Continue installing Minimum RAM required : 4 GB System RAM configured : 4058708 kB Minimum number of processors required : 4 cores Number of processors on the system : 4 cores Setting up couchbase-server (2.0.2) ... * Started couchbase-server You have successfully installed Couchbase Server. Please browse to http://slv-0501:8091/ to configure your server. Please refer to http://couchbase.com for additional resources. Please note that you have to update your firewall configuration to allow connections to the following ports: 11211, 11210, 11209, 4369, 8091, 8092 and from 21100 to 21299. By using this software you agree to the End User License Agreement. See /opt/couchbase/LICENSE.txt. Processing triggers for ureadahead ... ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
Once installed, you can use the service command to manage the Couchbase Server service, including checking the current status. Refer to the Ubuntu documentation for instructions. To continue installation you must open a web browser and access the web administration interface. See Section 2.3, “Initial Server Setup”.