- Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (4GB)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-1011-raspi aarch64)
Note: Lighthouse supports cross-compiling to target a
Raspberry Pi (
aarch64). Compiling on a faster machine (i.e.,
desktop) may be convenient.
Follow the Ubuntu Raspberry Pi installation instructions.
A 64-bit version is required and latest version is recommended (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS was the latest at the time of writing).
A graphical environment is not required in order to use Lighthouse. Only the terminal and an Internet connection are necessary.
Install the Ubuntu Dependencies.
(I.e., run the
sudo apt install ... command at that link).
- If there are difficulties, try updating the package manager with
sudo apt update.
Install Rust as per rustup. (I.e., run the
- When prompted, enter
1for the default installation.
- Try running
cargo versionafter Rust installation completes. If it cannot be found, run
- It's generally advised to append
git clone https://github.com/sigp/lighthouse.git cd lighthouse git checkout stable make
Compiling Lighthouse can take up to an hour. The safety guarantees provided by the Rust language unfortunately result in a lengthy compilation time on a low-spec CPU like a Raspberry Pi. For faster compilation on low-spec hardware, try cross-compiling on a more powerful computer (e.g., compile for RasPi from your desktop computer).
Once installation has finished, confirm Lighthouse is installed by viewing the
usage instructions with