Install I2P on Ubuntu

i2p router console

Follow this guide to install I2P on your Ubuntu based systems.

  1. Log into the server with elevated permissions (sudo, root).
  2. We will need to add the I2P repository.
    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:i2p-maintainers/i2p
  3. Now we need to update apt with to pull the latest information from the newly added repository.
    sudo apt-get update
  4. Time to install I2P, issue the following command.
    sudo apt-get install i2p -y
  5. You can verify I2P installed successfully and running issue this command.
    systemctl status i2p
  6. If you are on a desktop based system with UI, open the web browser and head to the router console homepage.
  7. If you installed I2P on a headless server you will need to create an ssh tunnel to access the router console from a desktop. More information can be found here. Below is an example of the command, you will want to replace the with your server’s information.
    ssh -R 8080: -N -f
  8. After tunnel is created on your desktop head to browser and type in the new router console address.

To view more information on our I2P services please click here.


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