Running the client
Run your Nethermind node with our cross-platform Ethereum client
Check Download sources in order to get the latest Nethermind package for your OS.
Linux
Windows
MacOS
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wget [LINUX_PACKAGE_URL]
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Download package with wget
  • Install linux dependencies
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libsnappy-dev libc6-dev libc6 unzip -y
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Install Linux dependencies
  • unzip the package
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unzip [LINUX_PACKAGE_FILENAME] -d nethermind
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Unzip the package
  • Switch directory
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cd nethermind
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Switch directory
  • Run Nethermind.Launcher and select Ethereum Node
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./Nethermind.Launcher
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Run the Nethermind.Launcher
Select the network
Select sync mode
  • Configure JSON RPC/EthStats if needed
JSON RPC / EthStats configuration
  • Nethermind node is now running
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    , check this article to get familiar with the logs
Nethermind client running Ethereum Mainnet

For Ubuntu 16.04 you will need additional dependencies installed.

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test
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sudo apt-get update
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sudo apt-get install gcc-6 g++-6 -y
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sudo apt install libzstd1 -y
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  1. 1.
    Download Windows package
  2. 2.
    unzip the file
  3. 3.
    Run Nethermind.Launcher.exe
  4. 4.
    Select desired configuration
  • Via homebrew:
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      Install by running:
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      brew tap nethermindeth/nethermind
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      brew install nethermind
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      Run nethermind launcher with:
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      nethermind-launcher
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    3. 3.
      If you get the error
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      There was an error when starting ./Nethermind.RunnerError: spawn ./Nethermind.Runner ENOENT
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      Run nethermind runner with the desired configuration with:
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      nethermind --config <config file name (default: mainnet)>
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      example:
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      nethermind --config goerli
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  • By downloading package:
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      Download Darwinpackage from downloads.nethermind.io
    2. 2.
      Install MacOS dependencies
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      brew install gmp snappy lz4 zstd
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    3. 3.
      unzip the file
    4. 4.
      Run Nethermind.Launcher
      If you are prompted with a warning, check instructions here -> https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202491
    5. 5.
      Select desired configuration
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