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Homebrew Tap for Raiden

Important note: reporting issues with any of these brews should be done at their respective repositories (Raiden).


$ brew tap raiden-network/raiden
$ brew install raiden


You should now be able to run the raiden network by using the following:

$ raiden

Important note when using --successful

If you get an error looking like this:

==> Cloning
Updating /Library/Caches/Homebrew/raiden--git
fatal: reference is not a tree: <latest commit hash>
Error: Failed to download resource "raiden"
Failure while executing: git checkout -q -f

Try to delete the cache with rm -rf /Library/Caches/Homebrew/raiden-git


brew update && brew upgrade


List available versions with:

ls -l /usr/local/Cellar/raiden

If you have other versions installed, you can switch with:

brew switch raiden <version>

Or follow this StackOverflow answer

These brews can be installed via the raw GitHub URLs, or by cloning this repository locally with brew tap raiden-network/raiden. You can also install binary bottles directly with brew install <bottle_url>.


  • Use --verbose to get more info while installing.
  • Make sure to update XCode and the command line tools.
  • Run brew update and brew upgrade
  • Fix what the brew doctor says.
  • Reinstall dependencies: brew reinstall boost --c++11 --with-python
  • Make changes to /usr/local/Library/Taps/raiden-network/homebrew-raiden/raiden.rb
  • Reinstall with brew reinstall raiden.rb (send a pull request!)
  • Take a walk