Installation

Welcome to the IPFire Installation Guide. These pages will help you to install IPFire on your system. All you need is just fifteen minutes' time and to follow these steps:

On bare-metal hardware

In The Cloud

Virtual Environments

For testing and development purposes, you can also install IPFire in a virtual machine:

Video Tutorial

There is a short video tutorial by Aaron Philpott which explains the installation process. If you don't want to read, watch it over here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7-qKaI78TM

Migration

New Hardware

If you want to migrate to new hardware, it's not usually necessary to reinstall IPFire.
There are a commonly only few important things to do.

Architecture Change

If you reinstall a system and want to restore a backup created on an IPFire system on an other architecture, you will have to follow this guide and manually execute some commands.

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