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1. Install the Prerequisites

1.1 Install Git:

1.2 Install Rust:

1.3 Check the Prerequisites

git --version
cargo --version

2. Build Source Code

You can install snarkVM by building from the source code as follows:

# Download the source code
git clone
cd snarkvm

# Build in release mode
$ cargo install --path .

This will generate the executable ~/.cargo/bin/snarkvm.

Now to use the snarkVM CLI, in your terminal, run:


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