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Installing Prysm with prysm.sh

Prysm can be installed on Windows, GNU/Linux, MacOS, or ARM64 systems using the Prysm installation script which downloads signed binaries from our latest release. This page includes instructions for performing this process.

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System requirements#

Minimum specifications#

These specifications must be met in order to successfully run the Prysm client.

  • Operating System: 64-bit Linux, Mac OS X 10.14+, Windows 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5โ€“760 or AMD FX-8100 or better
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 20GB available space SSD
  • Internet: Broadband connection

Recommended specifications#

These hardware specifications are recommended, but not required to run the Prysm client.

  • Processor: Intel Core i7โ€“4770 or AMD FX-8310 or better
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Storage: 100GB available space SSD
  • Internet: Broadband connection

Installing Prysm#

The easiest way to install Prysm is by running the prysm.sh script found in the main directory of the Prysm repository. This script will download and start up the latest release of Prysm binaries compatible with the host system.

Prysm Basic Setup

Downloading the Prysm startup script#

  1. Open a terminal in the desired directory for Prysm. Then create a working directory and enter it:
mkdir prysm && cd prysm
  1. Fetch the prysm.sh script from Github and make it executable:
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/prysmaticlabs/prysm/master/prysm.sh --output prysm.sh && chmod +x prysm.sh

Now that you downloaded the .sh file, you can proceed to joining eth2.