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How do I install FeatureBase Community on macOS?

Follow these instructions to install FeatureBase on a macOS environment.

Table of contents

Before you begin

Step 1 - Establish the correct release to install

Step 2 - Download the release

Right-click the appropriate release on the GitHub releases page, then download to your /downloads directory.

Alternatively, you can download using the terminal.

  • Open a terminal
  • CD to the /downloads directory
  • Use the correct values for <version>, <kernel> and <processor> in the following command:
curl -L<version>/featurebase-v<version>-<kernel>-<processor>64.tar.gz -o featurebase.tgz

Step 3: Untar release files

  • Open a terminal then create a destination directory for the release:
mkdir featurebase
  • CD to your /downloads directory then run the following command:
tar xvfz featurebase.tgz -C ~/featurebase

Step 4: Set up featurebase installation directory

CD to the /featurebase directory.

  • Move ingester files to the /opt directory
mv featurebase-* opt
  • Move application files to the /idk directory
mv idk-* idk

Authorize FeatureBase with macOS Gatekeeper system

  1. Open a Terminal Window
  2. Run the following command to disable the quarantine flag:
xattr -d opt/featurebase
xattr -d idk/*

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