How to install YaCy on your computer?

Installing YaCy can be straightforward:
  1. Download the YaCy zip file on Github at
  2. Then unzip it wherever you want on your computer.
  3. As YaCy is running on Java, install Java with sudo apt-get install default-jdk
  4. Then start YaCy with ./
  5. Then access to http://localhost:8090 to see YaCy.

If you don't succeed to install it they have a demo version available at

or you can even get some help on their forum at

Last modified: Thursday, 6 August 2020, 2:15 PM