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Install Arthas

Quick installation

Downloadarthas-boot.jar,Start with java command:

curl -O
java -jar arthas-boot.jar

Print usage:

java -jar arthas-boot.jar -h


You can install Arthas with one single line command on Linux, Unix, and Mac. Pls. copy the following command and paste it into the command line, then press Enter to run:

curl -L | sh

The command above will download the bootstrap script to the current directory. You can move it to any other place you want, or put its location in $PATH.

You can enter its interactive interface by executing, or execute -h for more help information.

Full installation

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Download and unzip, find arthas-boot.jar in the directory. Start with java command:

java -jar arthas-boot.jar

Print usage:

java -jar arthas-boot.jar -h

Manual Installation

Manual Installation

Installation via Packages

Arthas has packages for Debian and Fedora based systems. you can get them from the github releases page

Instruction for Debian based systems

sudo dpkg -i arthas*.deb

Instruction for Fedora based systems

sudo rpm -i arthas*.rpm


After the installation of packages, execute

Offline Help Documentation

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  • On Linux/Unix/Mac, delete the files with the following command:

    rm -rf ~/.arthas/
    rm -rf ~/logs/arthas/
  • On Windows, delete .arthas and logs/arthas directory under user home.