Install the Fission command line tools to start publishing from your desktop

You can sign up for Fission and get setup to start using it directly from your command line.

Installing the Fission CLI

The Fission command line interface (CLI) is the main way to interact with Fission's services.

For Windows users, we currently recommend using the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). The Linux instructions below apply equally to WSL, except where noted.


We have a brew recipe to get you up and running quickly on MacOS:

$ brew install fission-suite/fission/fission-cli

Linux (and manual MacOS)

Head over to our releases page on Github and download the latest release for your operating system.

Unzip the file and move the file to your PATH:

$ sudo mv ./fission-cli-exe /usr/local/bin/fission

We currently depend on two additional libraries and For apt-based Linux distros, you'll want to run the following:

$ apt install libpq-dev libtinfo5

That's it! Double check that it's installed correctly:

$ fission --help
CLI to interact with Fission services
Usage: fission [--version] [--help] COMMAND
Fission makes developing, deploying, updating and iterating on web
applications quick and easy.
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