Install on Windows (Beta)

Install on Windows (Beta)

HollaEx Kit is designed for Unix since most of professional servers are running on Unix-based system. However, don't worry! We understand that and this windows guide is here to help.

Thanks to Microsoft, they recently released a cool technology called WSL 2 (Windows Subsystem for Linux 2), which allows Linux application works on native Windows.

Here we guide you on how to get started on your Windows Environment by using WSL 2 and Ubuntu.

Enabling WSL 2

WSL 2 is still a "fast ring" feature of Windows. To enable it, You should install the fast ring version of Windows by joining the Windows Insider Program. The fast ring version of Windows could cause some unexpected issues in the future. Please keep that in mind before proceed.

You can follow this document by Microsoft to enabled WSL 2 on your Windows PC.

Installing Ubuntu for WSL 2

You can download Ubuntu at Microsoft Store after enabling the WSL 2.

Installing dependencies

Software mentioned below are dependencies that should be manually installed on your Ubuntu environment.

  • Latest docker

  • Latest docker-compose

Catching up with HollaEx

Once WSL 2 and Ubuntu are fully set on your computer, You can go back to our general document and proceed to get HollaEx Kit for your exchange.

Keep that in mind that HollaEx on Windows is still only recommended for testing purposes. If you are considering to build a production-ready exchange, Please choose Linux.