WARNING

UNS/uns.network/universal-name-system is the old name of unikname.network blockchain. UNIK is the old name of UNIKNAME nft token UNS is the old name of UNIK protocol token Urls and old documentation are not renamed yet but are still valid. We're updating progressively.

# How to install the Command Line Interface (CLI)?

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

Choose the download that suits your operating system:

Operating system

Download

Instructions


Windows

npm

Download the installer (opens new window)

Run the installer you have downloaded.

Windows may display a warning, just click Run anyway.


MacOS

npm

Download the installer (opens new window)

Run the installer you have downloaded.


Linux

npm

Download the archive (opens new window)

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

Once the installation is completed, open a terminal then enter the command uns in a Terminal 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