# How to install the Command Line Interface (CLI)

The uns.network Command Line Interface (CLI) is a powerful tool allowing you to manage your @uniknames and to interact directly with the uns.network blockchain. This Command Line Interface tool is required to setup a Unikname business account.

Choose the download that suits your operating system:

Operating system

Download

Instructions


Windows

GitHub version

Download the 64-bit installer(opens new window)

On Windows, run the installer you have downloaded. Windows may display a warning. Click Run anyway.


macOS

GitHub version

Download the tarball*(opens new window)

* After having downloaded the tarball, add {TARBALL_EXTRACTION_FOLDER}/bin into your PATH environment variable, in order to run uns command.


Linux

GitHub version

Download the 64-bit tarball*(opens new window)

or

Download the ARMv7+ tarball*(opens new window)

* After having downloaded the tarball, add {TARBALL_EXTRACTION_FOLDER}/bin into your PATH environment variable in order to run uns command.

Once the installation is completed, enter uns into your command prompt to see if the CLI is running. You should see the following:

$ uns
UNS.network CLI

VERSION
  @uns/cli/X.X.X XXX XXX

USAGE
  $ uns [COMMAND]

COMMANDS
  cryptoaccount  Manage Crypto Account (`uns cryptoaccount` to display Crypto Account commands)
  ...

You are now ready for the next step!

TIP

You can find more details about installing and using the CLI within the full CLI documentation(opens new window)

You can also request inline help with the command $ uns --help