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Setup Ghost blog system on Ubuntu


Make sure you have install all required package

sudo apt-get install npm nodejs

Goto , download the latest zip file

$ wget
$ unzip ../ -d ghost
$ cd ghost
$ npm install --production
$ npm start

> ghost@0.4.2 start /home/simon/downloads/ghost
> node index

Ghost is running in development... 
Listening on 
Url configured as: 
Ctrl+C to shut down

Now you can browse your own Ghost blog at

It's very possible that you got the below error when you run npm install --production

> sqlite3@2.2.0 install /home/simon/downloads/ghost/node_modules/sqlite3                                         
> node-pre-gyp install --fallback-to-build                                                                       

/usr/bin/env: node: No such file or directory                                                                    
npm WARN This failure might be due to the use of legacy binary "node"                                            
npm WARN For further explanations, please read                                                                   

npm ERR! sqlite3@2.2.0 install: `node-pre-gyp install --fallback-to-build`                                       
npm ERR! `sh "-c" "node-pre-gyp install --fallback-to-build"` failed with 127                                    
npm ERR!                                                                                                         
npm ERR! Failed at the sqlite3@2.2.0 install script.                                                             
npm ERR! This is most likely a problem with the sqlite3 package,                                                 
npm ERR! not with npm itself.
npm ERR! Tell the author that this fails on your system:
npm ERR!     node-pre-gyp install --fallback-to-build
npm ERR! You can get their info via:
npm ERR!     npm owner ls sqlite3
npm ERR! There is likely additional logging output above.

npm ERR! System Linux 3.11.0-13-generic
npm ERR! command "/usr/bin/nodejs" "/usr/bin/npm" "install" "--production"
npm ERR! cwd /home/simon/downloads/ghost
npm ERR! node -v v0.10.15
npm ERR! npm -v 1.2.18
npm ERR! 
npm ERR! Additional logging details can be found in:
npm ERR!     /home/simon/downloads/ghost/npm-debug.log
npm ERR! not ok code 0

This error is caused by the wrong node command symblic link in your system. To fix this, run the following command, then run npm install --production again.

sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/node node /usr/bin/nodejs 10

It should work now.


After start the Ghost successfully, you need to go to administration page to configure your Blog or write a new post.

First, go to It will redirect to sign up page.

Then, type your inforamtion and 'Sign Up', you will be redirect to the administration page.