Install LookingGlass on Linux


  • PHP >= 5.3
  • PHP PDO with SQLite driver (required for rate-limit)
  • SSH/Terminal access (able to install commands/functions if non-existent)


  1. Download LookingGlass to the intended folder within your web directory
  2. Extract archive:Option #1 – Extract archive to the current directory:
    tar -zxvf looking-glass–1.3.0.tar.gz –strip-components 1
  3. Option #2 – Extract archive to a directory named LookingGlass:
    tar -zxvf looking-glass-1.3.0.tar.gz –transform ‘s!^[^/]\+\($\|/\)!LookingGlass\1!’
  4. Navigate to the LookingGlass subdirectory in terminal
  5. Run bash
  6. Follow the instructions and will take care of the rest

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