The Akash Suite is composed of a full node
akashd and the client
akashctl. The full node
akashd is the tendermint-based blockchain node that implements the decentralized exchange.
akashctl 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)"
akashctl 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
0.8.1 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.
Alternatively, install the latest version via
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ovrclk/akash/master/godownloader.sh | sh
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.
Installing Akash suite from source
$ go get -d github.com/ovrclk/akash$ cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/ovrclk/akash$ MAINNET=true git checkout v0.8.1$ make deps-install$ make install
Most golang libraries will be installed via
go mod, however the following packages will be installed globally with their binaries placed in
mockery: Mock generator.
Once you have the dependencies properly setup, download and build