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. Then install a local server such as Apache if you don't have it yet. sudo apt-get install apache2
  4. As YaCy is running on Java, install Java with sudo apt-get install default-jdk
  5. Then start YaCy with ./
  6. 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: Sunday, 29 September 2019, 12:43 PM