The last time I’ve installed a CMS or any other web application, it was a time where you did it by hand, but it looks like nowadays this isn’t the common way and the developers of Lemmy even don’t recommend to do it (on the page above).

But what is the recommended or even the modern way? Should I start to learn docker or ansible? And will it still work with other application from docker or ansible?


The ansible way was the easiest way, but I did the mistake and read the documentation before and did changes to config.hjson, which lead to other issues.

I am writing this to help others who run into the same problems.

More about my mistakes with the lemmy installation (and the solution) can be read on github.

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