A web-based collaborative LaTeX editor
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Overleaf is an open-source online real-time collaborative LaTeX editor. We run a hosted version at http://www.overleaf.com, but you can also run your own local version, and contribute to the development of Overleaf.
If you want help installing and maintaining Overleaf at your university or workplace, we offer an officially supported version called Overleaf Server Pro. It also comes with extra security and admin features. Click here to find out more!
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We have detailed installation instructions in our wiki:
If you are upgrading from a previous version of Overleaf, please see the Release Notes section on the Wiki for all of the versions between your current version and the version you are upgrading to.
This repository does not contain any code. It acts a wrapper and toolkit for managing the many different Overleaf services. These each run as their own Node.js process and have their own Github repository. These are all downloaded and set up when you run
This repo contains two dockerfiles,
, which builds the
which builds the
(or "community") image.
The Base image generally contains the basic dependencies like
. We split this out because it's a pretty heavy set of dependencies, and it's nice to not have to rebuild all of that every time.
image extends the base image and adds the actual Overleaf code and services.
to build these images.
We use the Phusion base-image(which is extended by our
image) to provide us with a VM-like container in which to run the Overleaf services. Baseimage uses the
service manager to manage services, and we add our init-scripts from the
Please see the CONTRIBUTING file for information on contributing to the development of Overleaf. See our wiki for information on setting up a development environment and how to recompile and run Overleaf after modifications.
The code in this repository is released under the GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE, version 3. A copy can be found in the
Copyright (c) Overleaf, 2014-2019.