How To Setup LogicalDOC In Ubuntu 15.04

LogicalDOC is a Document Management System. It is useful for all kind of small and medium enterprises, and it could play a very important role in knowledge resource management of Educational Organizations.

This tutorial describes how to install LogicalDOC in Ubuntu 15.04


Minimum System requirement: 2.0 GHz Processor, 1 GB RAM, minimum 10 GB of Storage.

Minimum Software requirements: MySQL, JAVA jdk7, Ubuntu 9/RHEL 6/CentOS 6/Suse Enterprise Linux 10.


We will be using Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop OS 64bit for this demonstration.

First switch to root user using command:


1. Install mysql.

apt-get install mysql-server


Assign password for mysql root user:


Now create database schema for logicaldoc.

mysql -u root -p <press enter, give password>

Create database with name “logicaldoc”

mysql> CREATE DATABASE logicaldoc;


And create a user called “logicaldoc”.

mysql> CREATE USER logicaldoc;

Set password for user “logicaldoc”.

mysql> SET PASSWORD FOR [email protected]'%'=PASSWORD('[email protected]');

Give all privileges to user “logicaldoc”

mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON logicaldoc.* TO [email protected]'%' identified by '[email protected]';

grant privileges

save and exit from the MySQL prompt.

Make sure you installed latest version of openJDK.

java -version

If you haven’t installed Java yet, refer the following link.

Install Community version of Logicaldoc from following this link.

I have tested this setup with Trail version of Logicaldoc, but the installation instructions are same for both.

Go to the download folder and  unzip this package, start installation.

java -jar logicaldoc-installer.jar

Select Language, and press ok.


Press next.


Accept Terms and Conditions, and press next.


Select installation path.


Keep default settings and press next.


Wait for the the process to get finished.


Provide relevant information, and press next.


Select your database and press next.


Provide data base credentials and press next.


Provide password and leave rest of the setting as default, and press next.


Leave default, press next.


This step will check database parameters, press next.


Installation is finished, press done.


Open your web browser and type: http://localhost:8080

Provide user id and password (default user: admin, default password: admin)Setup your server.

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That’s it. Installation is finished. Have fun!

  • Bill

    Having installed the LogicalDoc Community Edition, it runs, but once the computer has been switched off, it does not recognise http://localhost:8080. I am running Linux Mint 17.2. I suspect one needs to set something to load automatically.