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Version: 22.2

Installing Redpanda in Linux

You can run Redpanda directly on Linux. This guide helps you get started with Redpanda for development and testing on Linux.

For production or benchmarking, see Deploying for Production.

Install and run Redpanda

Installation requires just a few commands:

## Run the setup script to download and install the repo
curl -1sLf 'https://dl.redpanda.com/nzc4ZYQK3WRGd9sy/redpanda/cfg/setup/bash.rpm.sh' | sudo -E bash && \
## Use yum to install redpanda
sudo yum install redpanda -y && \
## Start redpanda as a service
sudo systemctl start redpanda

Verify that Redpanda is up and running:

sudo systemctl status redpanda

The output should look similar to the following:

redpanda.service - Redpanda, the fastest queue in the West.
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/redpanda.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: active (running)

You now have a single-node cluster running Redpanda.