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Install SAFE Launcher


[block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "SAFE Network Alpha 1 is now complete, Alpha 2 coming soon...", "body": "Alpha 1 testing is now complete and we’re currently transitioning to Alpha 2.\nNew APIs, browser, tutorials and demo apps coming soon.\n\nKeep an eye on the [weekly developer updates](https://safenetforum.org/c/development/updates) for the latest news." } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "danger", "body": "Data on this alpha network may get lost and MaidSafe will decide or require to wipe the data and restart the network with each alpha release. We will communicate these events via the [SAFE Network Forum](https://safenetforum.org) and on [MaidSafe's blog](https://blog.maidsafe.net/).", "title": "Network storage during alpha phase" } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "warning", "title": "Limitations", "body": "This alpha release has some technical limitations (see the [Limitations](#limitations) section below)." } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Download SAFE Launcher" } [/block] # Windows Follow this link and download `safe_launcher-v0.8.0-win.exe`. [block:embed] { "html": false, "url": "https://github.com/maidsafe/safe_launcher/releases/tag/0.8.0", "title": null, "favicon": "https://github.com/favicon.ico" } [/block] # OS X Follow this link and download `safe_launcher-v0.8.0-osx.pkg`. [block:embed] { "html": false, "url": "https://github.com/maidsafe/safe_launcher/releases/tag/0.8.0", "title": null, "favicon": "https://github.com/favicon.ico" } [/block] # Linux ## Debian [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "wget -O - http://apt.maidsafe.net/repos/maidsafe.apt.gpg.key|sudo apt-key add -\nsudo wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/maidsafe.list http://apt.maidsafe.net/repos/maidsafe.list\nsudo apt-get update\nsudo apt-get install safe-launcher", "language": "shell" } ] } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "On Debian, the binary is called `safe_launcher`. If you type `safe-launcher`, it currently doesn't do anything. We will try to fix this in the next release. See [this forum post](https://safenetforum.org/t/safe-network-alpha-release/10687/245) for more details.", "title": "How do I run the binary?" } [/block] ## RPM [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "curl -O http://yum.maidsafe.net/repos/maidsafe.yum.gpg.key\nsudo rpm --import maidsafe.yum.gpg.key\nsudo curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/maidsafe.repo http://yum.maidsafe.net/repos/maidsafe.repo\nsudo yum update\nsudo yum install safe_launcher", "language": "shell" } ] } [/block] ## Other ### 64-bit Follow this link and download `safe_launcher-v0.8.0-linux-x64.tar.gz`. [block:embed] { "html": false, "url": "https://github.com/maidsafe/safe_launcher/releases/tag/0.8.0", "title": null, "favicon": "https://github.com/favicon.ico" } [/block] ### 32-bit Follow this link and download `safe_launcher-v0.8.0-linux-x86.tar.gz`. [block:embed] { "html": false, "url": "https://github.com/maidsafe/safe_launcher/releases/tag/0.8.0", "title": null, "favicon": "https://github.com/favicon.ico" } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Limitations" } [/block] Here are the technical limitations of this alpha release: * When uploading files using SAFE Demo App, the maximum file size is **25 MB per file**. * Each client account is limited to **500 PUTs**. A PUT is a request to store a single chunk on the network (a file may contain many chunks). The maximum chunk size is 1 MB. * Users can’t run their own vault. To allow developers and users to use the [SAFE Launcher API](https://maidsafe.readme.io/docs/auth) without losing data or seeing performance issues, MaidSafe manage all the network nodes. This network is client-only and uses a unique private network name. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "When will I be able to run my own vault?", "body": "We will release a separate test network for users who want to try out running their own vault. It will be called TEST 8 and will be enabled on August 23.\n\nSee [this topic on the SAFE Network Forum](https://safenetforum.org/t/safe-network-alpha-release/10687) for more info." } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "success", "body": "[Let's get started with SAFE Launcher](doc:launcher)", "title": "You are now ready to use the SAFE Network!" } [/block]