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Download and Installing (Git)

This guide will tell you how to download install the git version of Burd IRC.

Requirements

NodeJS: Download and install NodeJS from https://nodejs.org/en/download/

Installing - Windows

Step One: Download the GitHub repo.

Download the Burd IRC GitHub repo from https://github.com/burdirc/burd

Step Two: Unzip and open burd-master.zip

Unzip the burd-master.zip then open the unzipped folder.

Step Three: Open a command prompt in the burd folder

Now you will need to open a Windows command prompt in the folder with the source code.

Once you do that run the following commands in the command prompt.

npm install electron

Then run:

npm start

Burd IRC will then open and be running on the latest development version of Burd IRC from GitHub!

Installing - macOS

Step One: Download the GitHub repo.

Download the Burd IRC GitHub repo from https://github.com/burdirc/burd

Step Two: Open the burd-master

Unzip the burd-master.zip then open the unzipped folder.

Step Three: Open Command Prompt

Now you will need to open a command prompt and cd to the burd-master folder.

Once you do that run the following commands in the command prompt.

npm install electron

Then run:

npm start

Burd IRC will then open and be running on the latest development version of Burd IRC from GitHub!

Installing - Linux

Step One: Cd Into The Documents Folder

cd ~/Documents

Step Two: Clone/Download The Repo

Clone/download the Burd IRC GitHub repo.

git clone https://github.com/burdirc/burd.git

Step Three: Enter the burd folder

cd burd

Step Four: npm install electron

npm install electron

Step Five: npm start

npm start

Now Burd IRC will start up running the latest GitHub build!