You can run the application from the shortcut in your start menu / applications called
Linux users can also run the application from the terminal. This is useful for debugging and reporting startup issues.
To enable autostart, open settings via the system tray icon, enable autostart and click the save icon. The application will now be added to startup.
No GUI / Headless
If you want to run the application without a GUI, you can use the following command:
Here is an example systemd service. This runs as root, so you will need to have run the install commands as root for this to run.
[Unit] Description=System Bridge After=network.target [Service] ExecStart=/usr/bin/systembridge --no-gui Restart=on-abort RemainAfterExit=yes [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target
api-key is essential to connect to the API/WebSocket. You can copy this using the tray menu, or reading the logs after starting the application (useful if running headless or with
You can also use the CLI which is provided by the
systembridgecli package which you will need to install Python first before
python -m pip install --upgrade systembridgecli
python -m systembridgecli api-key
To reset your
api-key, run this command:
python -m systembridgecli api-key --reset