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This version of GitHub Enterprise Server will be discontinued on 2024-06-29. No patch releases will be made, even for critical security issues. For better performance, improved security, and new features, upgrade to the latest version of GitHub Enterprise Server. For help with the upgrade, contact GitHub Enterprise support.

Installing a package

You can install a package from GitHub Packages and use the package as a dependency in your own project.

Who can use this feature?

You can install any package that you have permission to view.

About package installation

You can search on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance to find packages in GitHub Packages that you can install in your own project. For more information, see "Searching for packages."

After you find a package, you can read the package's description and installation and usage instructions on the package page.

Installing a package

You can install a package from GitHub Packages using any package type enabled for your instance by following the same general guidelines.

  1. Authenticate to GitHub Packages using the instructions for your package client. For more information, see "Introduction to GitHub Packages."
  2. Install the package using the instructions for your package client.

For instructions specific to your package client, see "Working with a GitHub Packages registry."