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Does anyone know how to install a single node instance of Riak as the documentation is plain wrong and I have been trying for over a day now?

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Try this tutorial: http://megam.info/2010/01/20/riak-strapping-up/

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Mihai, you are the man! This worked first time!!!! –  Zubair Jan 20 '10 at 21:57
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Looks like that post has moved to: cloudbuzz.wordpress.com/2010/01/20/riak-strapping-up –  Graham King Apr 13 '12 at 22:00
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You can start a single node with

bin/riak start

Can you explain what is wrong in the documentation and what documentation you are using so that I can get it updated?

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riak.basho.com/basic-setup.html ./start-restart.sh is not part of Riak anymore is it? I thought it was from an old release. Anyway, it is quite confusing when I google on Riak. It may be a good idea to always state the version number of Riak in the documentation –  Zubair Feb 9 '10 at 20:49
    
riak.basho.com/basic-setup.html –  Zubair Feb 9 '10 at 20:50
    
that doc is outdated, I'm working on getting all of the docs updated shortly. Sorry for any confusion. If you read the README in the source it explains things better. –  hornbeck Feb 9 '10 at 21:02
    
this is the doc you want hg.basho.com/riak/src/tip/README –  hornbeck Feb 9 '10 at 21:24
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