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This page provides instructions for installing BuildStream on various platforms, along with any installation related materials.

BuildStream is currently only supported natively on Linux. Users of Unix-like systems where Docker is available can still use BuildStream by following the Docker install guide.

From your Linux distribution

BuildStream is available on a limited number of Linux distributions already:

  • BuildStream:


  • BuilsStream external plugins (bst-external):

BuildStream plugins

Instructions to install BuildStream for some of these distributions

From source

If BuildStream is not available on your distribution of choice, or if your distribution does not have a recent enough version of BuildStream yet, you will need to install from source code.

Then use one of the following techniques to install from source:

Then finish with the post installation.

Using Docker

BuildStream provides a docker image which allows you to easily run BuildStream inside a Docker container. To use the Docker container please follow these instructions.