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

1. Download and Install Akash

  • These commands will retrieve the latest, stable version of the Akash software, store the version in a local variable, and install that version.
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cd ~/Downloads
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AKASH_VERSION="$(curl -s "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ovrclk/net/master/mainnet/version.txt")"
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curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ovrclk/akash/master/godownloader.sh | sh -s -- "v$AKASH_VERSION"
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2. Move the Akash Binary

  • Move the binary file into a directory included in your path
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sudo mv ./bin/akash /usr/local/bin
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3. Verify Akash Installation

  • Verify the installation by using a simple command to check the Akash version
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akash version
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  • Expect/Example Output
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akash version
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v0.16.3
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Linux

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