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Hardware Requirements

  • 8GB RAM
  • 2 CPU Cores
If you are running a unit test which spins up additional EOSIO chains or an ethereum chain, 16GB of RAM is required


  • Ubuntu 18+
  • node 16 (can use nvm provided below)
  • curl
  • cmake
  • make
  • git
  • go version 1.19.4+ (auto installed if not installed)
sudo apt install -y make cmake build-essential python3 npm git node-typescript

Go install

sudo rm -rf /usr/local/go
sudo tar -C /usr/local -xzf go${GO_VERSION}.linux-amd64.tar.gz
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin
rm ./go${GO_VERSION}.linux-amd64.tar.gz
rm -rf ./go
go install

Automatically installed:

  • latest CDT (compiling tool for converting AntelopIO c++ smart contracts to Web Assembly)
  • leap latest (nodeos, keosd, cleos)
  • dfuseeos
note some of our contracts do not compile with eosio.cdt 1.7.0, but they do compile with the latest release candidate of the cdt
curl -o- | bash
# use install instructions provided to set PATH
nvm install 16
nvm use 16