Wekan Meteor 1.4 and Node.js v4.x version on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit desktop, Gnome fallback, in VirtualBox

2017-10-09: Release 22 of VM.


Wekan-0.49.7z - size 1.7 GB, contains .vdi that has current size of 10.3 GB and maximum growable size of 500GB. You can enlarge it with VBoxManage command and then starting with LiveCD iso deleting logical swap and extended and resizing and creating extended and inside it logical swap.

Size of this VirtualBox image has been reduced.

Use 7zip (Windows) or p7zip (Linux etc) to unarchive.

Download link is shared Google Drive file, click with left mouse button.


When using VirtualBox bridged mode, you can browse from other computer to http://ipadress to use Wekan. Node runs on port 80 and is started from /etc/rc.local on boot. See also README.txt at Ubuntu desktop, scripts at ~/repos directory, and /home/wekan/.bash_history how it was installed, including typos :)

To login to the virtual machine with ssh port 22:

username: wekan

password: wekan

Install VirtualBox

VirtualBox is available for example Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris from:

How to use

1) In VirtualBox, add for example:


If you select NAT to keep virtual machine using same address as your server:


Then you can also setup port forwarding to Wekan VM port 8080:


2) Start VM