Make sure you understand and satisfy each of the following technical requirements.

Hardware requirements


  • CPU: Dual core 2.0GHz
  • RAM: 2GB (Does not impact the maximum filesize that a platform installation can handle in upload)
  • STORAGE: 20GB Allocate more based on data retention policy and (expected) traffic.
  • I/O: 10Mbit/s (shared)

Software requirements

GlobaLeaks is designed to run on GNU/Linux and developed and tested specifically for Debian 10 (Buster)

The software lifecycle of the platform includes full support for all Debian and Ubuntu LTS versions starting from Debian 9 and Ubuntu 16.04.

On these platforms the support is guaranteed following the Release End of Life defined by Ubuntu.

Support for more distributions is planned.