# Introduction

Setting up Chevereto requires a server environment where the software and uploaded files will be served.

If you are just getting started with self-hosted applications, we recommend you to follow the root install guide. The root install guide covers everything the server needs to run the software.

We highly recommend a VPS to get the most out of Chevereto.

# Requirements

Your server must meet the system requirements.

It is very likely to encounter server issues if your server doesn't strictly meet the system requirements.

# Install

There are many different install methods that you can follow depending of what kind of server you choose. The guide contains all the known installation procedures.

Considering contributing your own installation guide to help other users.