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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, here are some simple instructions to install BuildStream for 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.

First follow the guide to install the dependencies for your distribution, and 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.