Curiosity can be deployed in any modern operating system — Linux, Windows or OSX. We’ll show here how to get started with running it locally on your Windows computer, but check out how to install and deploy it in other platforms such as Docker or Kubernetes.
First, download the latest version from our website Download, and install to your computer. Once installed, head to your Start Menu and click on the Curiosity icon:
You should see a command line tool open — once the system finishes loading, it will automatically open your browser. You should see the Curiosity logo once the system is ready to be used:
If you see an error message related to the port 8080 being already in use, you’ll need to change the port the server listens to. First, close the Curiosity window, then open the location where the app was installed (usually
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Curiosity\), and create a
curiosity.yml file with the following content:
Once your system is online, you can open the browser to the page http://localhost:8080 (or the port you used above), and you should see the login page:
The default account and password for an empty system is admin/admin — don’t forget to change it during the initial setup!
Now you can continue with the Initial Setup guide.