O'Reilly logo

Hands-On MQTT Programming with Python by Gaston C. Hillar

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Installing a Mosquitto server on Linux

Now, we will learn the necessary steps to install a Mosquitto server on the most popular operating systems: Linux, macOS, and Windows.

It is extremely important to work with the latest available Mosquitto versions to make sure that many security vulnerabilities discovered in previous versions are addressed. For example, Mosquitto 1.4.15 addressed two important security vulnerabilities that affected versions 1.0 to 1.4.14 inclusive.

First, we will start with Linux; specifically, we will work with Ubuntu Linux. If you want to work with a different Linux distribution, you can find details about the installation procedure in the Mosquitto downloads section: http://mosquitto.org/download.

Follow these steps ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required