Ubuntu Instructions



These steps will install the following dependencies:



  • go (1.13 or higher)
  • gcc (7.4.0 or higher)
  • git (version 2 or higher)
  • bzr (some go dependency needs this)
  • jq
  • pkg-config
  • opencl-icd-loader
  • opencl driver (like nvidia-opencl on arch) (for GPU acceleration)
  • opencl-headers (build)
  • rustup (proofs build)
  • llvm (proofs build)
  • clang (proofs build)



Run



sudo apt update
sudo apt install mesa-opencl-icd ocl-icd-opencl-dev



Build



sudo add-apt-repository ppa:longsleep/golang-backports
sudo apt update
sudo apt install golang-go gcc git bzr jq pkg-config mesa-opencl-icd ocl-icd-opencl-dev



Clone



git clone https://github.com/filecoin-project/lotus.git
cd lotus/



Install



make clean && make all
sudo make install



After installing Lotus, you can run the lotus command directly from your CLI to see usage documentation. Next, you can join the Lotus Testnet.