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Installing Baker

Installing Dependencies

On Mac/Linux, Baker has no dependencies, unless you want to target VirtualBox VMs.

On Windows, currently, you will need to install VirtualBox. For Windows, it is also recommended you install Git.


Installing Baker

Currently, Baker is using a rolling development release. You can install the latest version for your platform by following these steps.

Mac

If you have homebrew installed, Simply run this in your terminal:

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brew install ottomatica/ottomatica/baker --devel

Otherwise, you can download and install the mac pkg manually.

Windows

After installing the dependecies, download the latest Windows installer and run the installer.

Tip

After installing Baker, run baker --version to verify you can use Baker. You may have to open a new command prompt.

Linux (Ubuntu)

After installing the dependecies, download Linux installer and run this command in your terminal to install Baker:

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sudo dpkg -i baker.deb

Note

You may get a warning message if you don't have VirtualBox. To resolve this run the command below to automatically install dependencies:

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sudo apt-get install -f

Installing from source

You can run baker from source.

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git clone https://github.com/ottomatica/Baker
cd Baker
npm install
npm link

Check that you can run baker

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baker --version

Updating Baker

If you already have an older version of Baker, follow the steps below to upgrade to the latest version.

Mac

To upgrade to the latest version of Baker on Mac, simply use homebrew:

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brew upgrade baker --devel

Windows

Simply run the latest Windows installer to update.

Linux

To upgrade to the latest on Linux, first you need to remove the old version using dpkg:

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sudo dpkg -r baker
Then you can download the latest stable Linux installer and run this command in your terminal to install it:
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sudo dpkg -i baker.deb