LibrePlan is an open source collaborative toot that allows users via a rich web interface to plan, monitor, and control projects. With LibrePlan, you can have a real-time planning, support multiple projects with the possibility to create Gantt charts. For more features, you can check this link.

LibrePlan is designed using Java/Tomcat and uses a PostegreSQL database for storing data. In this guide we will help you install LibrePlan under Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/11.04/11.10.

LibrePlan Installation

To install LibrePlan in Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/11.04, run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreplan/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libreplan

Currently, there is no version for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, but you can install using the .deb package for Ubuntu 11.04. To do so, install first these dependencies:

sudo apt-get install postgresql-client postgresql cutycapt xvfb dbconfig-common tomcat6 libpg-java

For Ubuntu 11.10 (i386), you can install via the deb package with these commands:

wget -O libreplan_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i libreplan_i386.deb

For Ubuntu 11.10 (amd64), use these commands:

wget -O libreplan_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i libreplan_amd64.deb

You will be prompted to configure a database for LibrePlan, select Yes and press Enter:

Enter a password for your database and press Enter:

Then wait until setup is complete. To start LibrePlan, open this link:


Click Login to use the default login details, then consult My account >  Change Password to use a different password.

That's it!