How to install Minio Server on Linux mint 18.03

To install Minio Server on Linux mint 18.03
Minio is a cloud storage server released under Apache License v2, compatible with Amazon S3. Minio is best suited for storing unstructured data such as photos, videos, log files, backups and container / VM images. Size of an object can range from a few KBs to a maximum of 5TB.


Download the latest and stable installation package for Minio server.

linuxhelp ~ # wget
--2018-09-07 03:06:53--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 29627104 (28M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘minio.1’

minio.1                    100%[======================================>]  28.25M  1.12MB/s    in 26s     

2018-09-07 03:07:21 (1.08 MB/s) - ‘minio.1’ saved [29627104/29627104]

Once it is done, you need to give execute permission to the downloaded package, and for that, you need to run the following command.

linuxhelp ~ # chmod +x minio

You can now execute minio server using the following command. You will get the access key and SecretKey in the output.

 linuxhelp ~ # ./minio server /mnt/minio
SecretKey: TGrC02YgCMVsqCH5ESaBpaJOE9IJg1SY21VfW7Ad 

Browser Access:

Command-line Access:
   $ mc config host add myminio B19FU0CECTQQHIGH6TOS TGrC02YgCMVsqCH5ESaBpaJOE9IJg1SY21VfW7Ad

Object API (Amazon S3 compatible):

Once it is done, you shall open your browser and give URL as http://localhost:9000, the Minio browser now appears. It will ask access and secret key, give them and click enter.

Minio browser launches here. now you can access minio server.

With this, the installation of Minio server on Linuxmint 18.03 comes to an end.

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