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Ubuntu Server Cookbook by Uday R. Sawant

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Installing Mattermost – a self-hosted slack alternative

This recipe covers another open source collaboration tool, Mattermost. Mattermost is a modern communication tool that includes one-to-one chat, group chat IRC-like channels, file sharing, and a super-fast search functionality. It can be thought of as a modern IRC tool. Mattermost is well known as an open source Slack alternative, but the Mattermost website says it is not limited to being a Slack alternative. You can find a list of features at http://www.mattermost.org/features.

The GitHub repository contains a step-by-step guide for installing Mattermost on production servers. We will use the same guide as our base.

Getting ready

You will need a 64-bit Ubuntu server and access to an account ...

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