What is Akash?
Stack Definition Language (SDL)
Akash Deploy UI (Web App)
Akashlytics Deploy (Desktop App)
Akash Command (CLI)
Akash Version 0.14.0
Command Line Interface (CLI)
Setup your Environment
Create Your Account
Deploy with CLI
Using Akash Tokens
Buy Akash Tokens
Fund your Account
Run an Akash Node
Build a Cloud Provider
Running a Validator
Unstoppable Web 2.0
Awesome Apps on Akash
Ruby on Rails with Sia and Auth0
This guide walks through installing and using all components of Akash software.
The software to run
and the command-line client used to interact with them are all distributed in the
command is used to run the Akash Network.
Select a tab below to view instructions for MacOS, Linux, or compiling from source.
Before you install Akash, you will need to install the
XCode Command Line Tools
, and also we recommend using
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
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:
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
echo 'eval "$(/opt/homebrew/bin/brew shellenv)"' >> /Users/colinlowenberg/.zprofile
eval "$(/opt/homebrew/bin/brew shellenv)"
brew tap ovrclk/tap
brew install akash
brew link akash --force
Once installed, verify the installation by running
Congrats, now it's time to
create your wallet.
Download the archive for your system from the
, extract it, and install the
binary into your path.
Alternatively, install the latest version via
First, configure the version of the Akash Network
as a shell variable in your terminal:
# configure akash version
# install akash
The final step is to make sure that the akash binaries are available in your shell
contains instructions for setting the PATH on Linux.
Installing Akash suite from source
$ go get -d github.com/ovrclk/akash
$ cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/ovrclk/akash
$ git checkout "v$AKASH_VERSION"
$ make deps-install
$ make install
Akash is developed and tested with
. Building requires a working
installation, a properly set
Once you have the dependencies properly setup, download and build
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