postgresql (only the client library should be fine)
samtools (optional and only if you need to display NGS data with BAM format)
For redhat based system, rpm of samtools are available from EPEL repository. Follow the install instructions. You need to install both the libraries and header files.
The shared space will have ample space and will host all the checked out code and datasets that are needed for gbrowse2 display. All members within the shared group will have identical privileges inside the shared folder.
Execute the following steps in the remote server as root or preferably as an user with sudo permission.
We are going to setup /home/gbrowse as the shared folder here. Preferably mount this folder in a separate partition with at least 100G of space.