Tell us how to install libra step by step, we are not programmers

Please, tell us how to install libra step by step, we are not programmers


What OS, Do you have?
You could try to create a Linux Virtual machine, for beginners I recommend Ubuntu.
After that you could try this instructions:

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Hi… I’ve been following the last step of the installation. However, it stayed more than 30 minutes on the following message:

Compiling rand_jitter v0.1.4
Compiling regex-syntax v0.6.7
Building [===============> ] 147/477: regex-syntax

I have [ubuntu-xenial-1] running on a google cloud instance.

Is there something wrong? Did it install already?

Try using an instance with more RAM. I compiled ok with 2 CPU 4GB RAM, but got stuck with a smaller instance.

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I made a project that is pretty much as simple as it gets step-by-step for Linux:

However, what instructions are you struggling with? The my first transaction talks through it at a high level, infrastructure management does not have anything to do with programming

Thank you Trusty. I’ve changed the virtual machine configuration to a more powerful one and it went through it.

However, now I have encountered another error, any suggestion? thanks!

> henry_latourrette@ubuntu-xenial-1:~/libra$ ./scripts/cli/
> Building and running client in debug mode.
>    Compiling grpcio-sys v0.4.4
> error: failed to run custom build command for `grpcio-sys v0.4.4`
> Caused by:
>   process didn't exit successfully: `/home/henry_latourrette/libra/target/debug/build/grpcio-sys-18712f499919ddc1/build-script-build` (exit 
> code: 101)
> --- stdout
> cargo:rerun-if-changed=grpc
> cargo:rerun-if-env-changed=GRPCIO_SYS_USE_PKG_CONFIG
> cargo:rerun-if-env-changed=CARGO_CFG_TARGET_OS
> running: "cmake" "/home/henry_latourrette/.cargo/registry/src/" "-DgRPC_INSTALL=false" "-Dg
> bra/target/debug/build/grpcio-sys-c998cb3e25589d95/out" "-DCMAKE_C_FLAGS= -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections -fPIC -m64" "-DCMAKE_C_COMPILE
> R=/usr/bin/cc" "-DCMAKE_CXX_FLAGS= -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections -fPIC -m64" "-DCMAKE_CXX_COMPILER=c++" "-DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug"
> -- The C compiler identification is GNU 5.4.0
> -- The CXX compiler identification is unknown
> -- Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/cc
> -- Detecting C compiler ABI info
> -- Detecting C compiler ABI info - done
> -- Detecting C compile features
> -- Detecting C compile features - done
> -- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!

fu** I cannot install this sh**

I’ll try again tomorrow with @jonrau1 recommendation using AWS… (do they have a free trial or something). The thing is, it is not working for me on my google cloud ubuntu instance.

getting better at this - getting past the previous error - now a new one:

>     error: failed to run custom build command for `network v0.1.0 (/libra/network)`
>     Caused by:
>       process didn't exit successfully: `/libra/target/debug/build/network-4f019c121d2769a7/build-script-build`
>      (exit code: 101)`Preformatted text`

If you’re having problems with dependencies, it may be easier to use the docker image instead

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Hi guys… just to share:
I still didn’t have the time to try again and finish setting up my linux gcloud server with the Libra environment. However, I did find the following site on the Github repository which I believe could be useful as well for those newbies like me:

If you on Windows, please refer to

Follow step by step, it’s easy :slight_smile: