Documentation 2017-03-07T13:00:46+00:00

Basic Requirements

  • You will need a working web server (e.g. Apache), a database (e.g. MySQL) and have PHP configured. We recommend using Ubuntu 14.04 running PHP 5.6.
  • If you want Abre to send email (you probably do) you need a working Sendmail (Unix/Linux) on your server or access to an SMTP mail server.

Getting Abre

You have two basic options:

  1. Download from
  2. Pull the code from the Git repository (recommended for developers and also makes upgrading very simple):
    • git clone

Launch Abre!

You are now ready to use Abre. Using a web browser, visit the url/location of your installation and follow the step-by-step installation process. Visit for updates.

Future Development

Abre is constantly improving. Check out our public GitHub page to track our active development.