Creating your own subversion edge server

Subversion Edge is pretty easy to use, just download the version you want (even loads in windows).

Here I’m just going to list some things to do to get your Ubuntu server off the ground. Download the Subversion from

and copy the correct version to a directory on your Ubuntu Server.

Install java-jre – Follow this guide:

Install Subversion edge – Follow this Guide:

To install and not just run you will need to edit your sudoers file to pass the JAVA_HOME variable, see my previous post.

Then run bin/csvn install instead of start.

You can then update the newly installed configuration as need.

At this point you should be able to connect to your subversion server console and configure and maintain it from http://host:3343/csvn



About Paul Cardelli, CISSP
Cyber Security Analyst, and computer guru

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