Installing Finch

Installing Finch is easy—just head over to our downloads page and select the version of Finch which matches your Operating System (Windows, Mac OS X or Linux).

Linux installation

Linux users may find that the .deb file requires root permissions to install properly. If that is the case then simply run dpkg from the command line using sudo:

$ sudo dpkg -i ~/path/to/finch-setup.deb

Forwarding your first site

When you first sign in via the app you’ll simply be given the option to type or paste in a local URL—in exchange you’ll get a Finch one which will be publicly available over the Internet. You can’t configure much at this stage but can either skip this site or edit the site you create on the next page.

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