Install Akash
This guide walks through installing and using all components of Akash software.
The software to run Akash and the command-line client used to interact with them are all distributed in the akashapplication. The akash command is used to run the Akash Network.
Select a tab below to view instructions for MacOS, Linux, or compiling from source.
MacOS
Linux
Source

MacOS

Before you install Akash, you will need to install the XCode Command Line Tools, and also we recommend using Homebrew to install Akash.

1. Install XCode:

You will need to install Apple's XCode Command Line Tools. Open Terminal on your Mac. Click the copy icon in the code box below and paste the command on your Terminal prompt
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xcode-select --install
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Installing XCode may take a while. Go grab a cup of coffee.

2. Install Homebrew:

If you do not have Homebrew, you can install Homebrew using:
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/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
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Install akash using homebrew:
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echo 'eval "$(/opt/homebrew/bin/brew shellenv)"' >> /Users/colinlowenberg/.zprofile
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eval "$(/opt/homebrew/bin/brew shellenv)"
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brew tap ovrclk/tap
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brew install akash
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brew link akash --force
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Once installed, verify the installation by running akash version
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akash version
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Congrats, now it's time to create your wallet.

Linux

Download the archive for your system from the release page, extract it, and install the akash binary into your path.

GoDownloader

Alternatively, install the latest version via godownloader First, configure the version of the Akash Network AKASH_VERSIONas a shell variable in your terminal:
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# configure akash version
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AKASH_VERSION="$(curl -s "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ovrclk/net/master/mainnet/version.txt")"
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# install akash
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curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ovrclk/akash/master/godownloader.sh | sh -s -- "v$AKASH_VERSION"
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The final step is to make sure that the akash binaries are available in your shell PATH. This page contains instructions for setting the PATH on Linux.

Source

Installing Akash suite from source
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$ go get -d github.com/ovrclk/akash
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$ cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/ovrclk/akash
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$ git checkout "v$AKASH_VERSION"
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$ make deps-install
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$ make install
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Akash is developed and tested with golang 1.16+. Building requires a working golang installation, a properly set GOPATH, and $GOPATH/bin present in $PATH.
Once you have the dependencies properly setup, download and build akash using make install
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