DocumentationGetting startedInstalling wolkenkitInstalling on Linux

Installing on Linux

To run wolkenkit on Linux you need to setup a few things.

Setting up Docker

To run wolkenkit you need Docker 17.03 or higher. To setup Docker on Linux, follow the installation instructions for the Linux distribution of your choice.

Setting up Node.js

To run wolkenkit you need Node.js 6.10.2 or higher. We recommend installing Node.js using nvm, which enables switching between different Node.js versions.

First, install nvm using this command:

$ curl -o- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/creationix/nvm/master/install.sh | bash

Then, restart your terminal and install Node.js using the following commands:

$ nvm install 6.10.2
$ nvm alias default 6.10.2
$ nvm use 6.10.2

Setting up wolkenkit

To download and install wolkenkit, run the following command:

$ npm install -g wolkenkit@1.0.0

Verifying the installation

Verify that wolkenkit is installed correctly by running the following command:

$ wolkenkit --version

Yay, congratulations!

You have successfully installed wolkenkit!

To learn how to build and run your first application, have a look at creating your first application 😊!