The Blockstream Satellite command-line interface (CLI) is required to configure and run your receiver. You can install it by executing the following command on the terminal:
sudo pip3 install blocksat-cli
The CLI requires Python 3 and the above command requires Python3’s package installer (pip3).
If you prefer to install the CLI on your local user directory (without
sudo) instead of installing it globally (with
sudo), make sure to add
~/.local/bin/to your path (e.g., with
Next, run the configuration helper:
Then, check out the instructions for your setup by running:
Within the set of instructions, one of the required steps is the installation of software dependencies, which is accomplished by the following command:
blocksat-cli deps install
Once the above command completes successfully, you can move on to the next section, which discusses the receiver and host configuration.