Cysphere community server

Download and development instructions


Cysphere is free software available under the terms of the GNU GPL license. You can freely use it on your own server without releasing any local modifications that you make for your own use. We would appreciate it if you could promote our project by linking to our website from the homepage of your installation. You can install and run the server with just a few clicks.

Copyright 2010 Tomas Styblo

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Cysphere community server

  • Download - this is the only file you need if you just want to run the server without changing the source code. This download is suitable for both Linux and Windows - the only requirement is an up-to-date Java installation.
  • - the full source code and compilation environment.


TSF-Util and TSF-Ext

  • - the source code of the core module of our web application development framework called TSF.
  • - the source code of an extension module of the framework.

Server installation

Follow these simple steps to install the server on your own computer.

  • Download the Cysphere distribution archive mentioned above and unpack it to any directory while preserving its directory structure.
  • Go to the created directory and run cysphere.exe (Windows) or (Linux). An icon will appear in the tray icon area of your taskbar.
  • Double-clicking on the tray icon will open the homepage of your new site - http://localhost:8081/ - follow the instructions there in order to secure and customize the application.
  • Stop the server by right-clicking on the tray icon and selecting "Quit".

Cysphere desktop client


The optional Cysphere desktop client runs in the tray icon area of your taskbar and will notify you when you receive a new message in your Cysphere mailbox.

The client is also used to convert XML archives of your private mailbox, which you can download on your "Account" page. You can start it by running csclient.exe or

Written in Java, the client works on both Windows and Linux. Other features will be added later.



This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see

Last update: 2 July 2010