Installing Gerbera

We strongly advise using the packages provided by your distribution if available. Please see below for guides on how to install Gerbera on various distributions.


Docker images are provided on Docker Hub, we recommend running a tagged version.

docker pull gerbera/gerbera


Stephen Czetty maintains a Ubuntu PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stephenczetty/gerbera-updates
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install gerbera


The latest version and live ebuild are in the main portage tree.

emerge -va net-misc/gerbera


Gerbera is available in AUR with both stable or git versions.


Gerbera is available in Fedora 29 or later.

sudo dnf install gerbera


Gerbera 1.2 for Centos x86/64 is available via GitHub:

All necessary rpm files are listed in the provided github project .

Attention! So far, Gerbera is not part of any repository that is maintained in CentOS 7 due to the fact that Gerbera is only available for Fedora 28 which is not the base for CentOS 7!


Gerbera is included in Buster and Sid.

sudo apt install gerbera

Due to the stable nature of Debian, these packages are likely to be some versions behind the current Gerbera release. also provide builds for Buster and Sid.


Gerbera is available on

Entware (Optware)

Gerbera is available in Entware for your embedded device/router!

OpenWrt (OpenWrt)

Gerbera is available in OpenWrt for your embedded device/router!


Gerbera is available as the Gerbera Homebrew Tap on macOS.