Open Source

The OpenProject Foundation strives to make
OpenProject a place to participate and collaborate
with open source and open mind.

System Requirements

Note: The configurations described below are what we use and test against. This means that other configurations might also work but we do not provide any official support for them.



  • Memory: 512 MB (1024 recommended)
  • Free disc space: 300 MB (4096 recommended)

Operating System

Distribution (64 bits only)Identifierinit system
CentOS/RHEL 7.xcentos-7systemd
Debian 7 Wheezydebian-7sysvinit
Debian 8 Jessiedebian-8systemd
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11sles-11sysvinit
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12sles-12sysvinit
Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahrubuntu-14.04upstart
Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerusubuntu-16.04upstart


Please be aware that the dependencies listed above also have a lot of dependencies themselves.


OpenProject supports the latest versions of the major browsers. In our strive to make OpenProject easy and fun to use we had to drop support for some older browsers.

Screen reader support (accessibility)


You can find the master document in GitHub. You can propose a change to this guide by creating a pull request on GitHub.