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Setting up rkt

// Brian Hicks // rkt

So you want to try rkt, but a package isn’t available for your distribution. Ideally, you could just run yum install rkt, but the packages are a ways off from being ready for CentOS and Fedora. Frustrating. So what do we do? Install ourselves!

The installation process is actually pretty simple. Rkt is written in Go, and has no other dependencies than a relatively recent kernel. In fact, on CentOS, the setup can be reduced to a handful of steps:

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