Provide apt-get support for installing the Atlassian Plugin SDK


It used to be possible to install the Atlassian Plugin SDK via apt-get, however after some infrastructure changes this is no longer possible.

This ticket has been created to track interest in bringing back the apt-get installation functionality.

The Atlassian Plugin SDK can now be installed on Debian & Ubuntu machines using the following steps.

Installing the Atlassian Plugin SDK on Debian & Ubuntu machines

On a Debian based Linux like Ubuntu, you first need to download the package, then unpack and install it via dpkg (requires sudo). You can download it using the URL and a web request service like wget or curl.

To download the package,

  1. Open a terminal window and enter the following (replacing X.X.X with the SDK version number you are going to use):

  2. After the prompt returns and the SDK installer has downloaded, use dkpg to unpack and install the SDK:



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Joseph Harris
April 26, 2018, 12:52 AM
Dmitry [Lucidchart]
April 21, 2018, 7:08 AM

Thanks so much guys! Can you please share the URL of the apt repository?

Joseph Harris
April 19, 2018, 2:16 AM

Resolved during spike.

Dmitry [Lucidchart]
February 26, 2018, 10:40 PM

The change also means extra maintenance for vendors on their CI servers. We used to have the Atlassian Plugin SDK installed on our CI boxes via Chef...

Dmitry [Lucidchart]
February 22, 2018, 3:50 AM

Right, I'm watching the page. But now I have to manually run commands to keep up to date where before the updates installed via my standard software update utility in Ubuntu.



Joseph Harris


Mel Paisley