OSX Mavericks

Required Software

First, install the following programs:

Running NodeBB

Install redis with homebrew:

brew install redis

Start redis server, in your terminal enter:


Clone NodeBB repo:

git clone -b v0.9.x https://github.com/NodeBB/NodeBB.git

Enter directory:

cd NodeBB

Install dependencies:

npm install

Run interactive installation:

./nodebb setup

You may leave all of the options as default.

And you’re done! After the installation, run

./nodebb start

You can visit your forum at http://localhost:4567/