System requirements

Note: The configurations described below are what we use and test against. This means that other configurations might also work but we do not provide any official support for them.



  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • Free disk space: 2 GB

Operating system

The package-based installation requires one of the following Linux distributions:

Distribution (64 bits only)
Ubuntu 20.04 Focal
Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus
Debian 10 Buster
Debian 9 Stretch
CentOS/RHEL 8.x
CentOS/RHEL 7.x
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12

The docker-based installation requires a system with Docker installed. Please see the official Docker page for the list of supported systems.

Overview of dependencies

Both the package and docker based installations will install and setup the following dependencies that are required by OpenProject to run:


OpenProject supports the latest versions of the major browsers.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Can I run OpenProject on Windows?

At the moment this is not officially supported, although the docker image might work. Check above regarding the system requirements.