The source is the basis from which all the other packages are created. If none of the other options suits your need, you can always compile Rakudo yourself from these sources.

File Size
2020.11
rakudo-2020.11.tar.gz 5.40 MB
rakudo-2020.11.tar.gz.asc 833.00 B

All releases Build Instructions

Binary Releases

Archives and installers contain a precompiled Rakudo and the Zef module manager.

File Size
2020.11
rakudo-moar-2020.11-01-win-x86_64-msvc.zip 15.47 MB
rakudo-moar-2020.11-01-win-x86_64-msvc.zip.asc 858.00 B

All releases

Rakudo Star Bundle

This is a packaging of Rakudo itself, MoarVM, NQP and the modules of the Rakudo Star Bundle It's built straight from the Rakudo Star Bundle Windows MSI usually released quarterly.

Chocolatey

Install the Rakudo Star Bundle with chocolatey: choco install rakudostar

Chocolatey
Scoop

Install the Rakudo Star Bundle with scoop: scoop install rakudo-star

Scoop

Binary Releases

Archives contain a precompiled Rakudo and the Zef module manager.

File Size
2020.11
rakudo-moar-2020.11-01-linux-x86_64-gcc.tar.gz 13.78 MB
rakudo-moar-2020.11-01-linux-x86_64-gcc.tar.gz.asc 858.00 B

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Distro packages

When on *nix, the easiest way to install Rakudo is to use the packages provided by your distribution. The packages are often a bit out of date.

  • Fedora: dnf install rakudo
  • Ubuntu / Debian: apt-get install rakudo
  • OpenSUSE: zypper install rakudo

rakudo-pkg distro packages

These are often more up to date than the packages provided by the distribution itself, but require adding a third party repository.

  • Packages for Alpine and packages and repositories for Centos, Fedora, openSUSE and Ubuntu
  • One single package used for Rakudo, NQP and MoarVM
  • Includes zef (Raku Module Installer)
Rakudo-Pkg package repositories

In addition there is another set of packages for OpenSUSE available.

  • Separate RPMs for Rakudo, NQP and MoarVM
  • perl6-Inline-Perl5 is also available
OpenSUSE builds

Binary Releases

Archives contain a precompiled Rakudo and the Zef module manager.

File Size
2020.11
rakudo-moar-2020.11-01-macos-x86_64-clang.tar.gz 13.37 MB
rakudo-moar-2020.11-01-macos-x86_64-clang.tar.gz.asc 858.00 B

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Homebrew

There is a Homebrew package available:
brew install rakudo

Rakudo can run on Node.JS and in modern browsers.

Rakudo.js

BSD

Pkgsrc.se provides rakudo packages for NetBSD and other BSD flavors.

pkgsrc.se

Other installation methods

Rakubrew

A download, installation and version management tool for Rakudo. Works on all major platforms.

Rakubrew
Rakudo Star Bundle

This option contains the Rakudo Compiler, a collection of modules from the Raku ecosystem, and language documentation. The Rakudo Star Bundle is released quarterly.

Rakudo Star Bundle