The Akash Suite is composed of a full node
akashd and the client
akash. The full node
akashd is the tendermint-based blockchain node that implements the decentralized exchange.
akash is the client used to access the exchange and network in general.
The simplest way to install is by using homebrew. If you do not have homebrew, you can install homebrew using:
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
akash client and
akashd daemon using homebrew:
brew install ovrclk/tap/akash
Once installed, verify the installation by running
Alternatively, you can manually download the binaries from the releases page. The latest release is
0.5.5 as of writing of this document, please make sure to check the releases page for the latest version. The final step is to make sure that the akash binary is available on the
PATH.This page contains instructions for setting the PATH on MacOS.
The final step is to make sure that the terraform binary is available on the
PATH.This page contains instructions for setting the PATH on Linux.
Installing Akash suite from source
$ go get -d github.com/ovrclk/akash$ cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/ovrclk/akash$ make deps-install$ make install
For development environments, requirements include:
protocol buffers: Protobuf compiler.
Most golang libraries will be packaged in the local
vendor/ directory via glide, however the following packages will be installed globally with their binaries placed in
Once you have the dependencies properly setup, download and build