The latest stable release is v0.12.2.

The following options are available for installing lnav:


Download a statically linked 64-bit binary.

Install from the Snap Store:

$ sudo snap install lnav

Install RPMs from Package Cloud:

$ curl -s | sudo bash
$ sudo yum install lnav


Download a statically linked 64-bit binary

Install using Homebrew:

$ brew install lnav


Download the source and install any dependencies. The following commands will unpack the source tar ball, configure the build for your system, build, and then install:

$ tar xvfz lnav-0.12.2.tar.gz
$ cd lnav-0.12.2
$ ./configure
$ make
$ make install


If you would like to contribute to the development of lnav, visit our page on GitHub.

VSCode Extension

The lnav VSCode Extension can be used to add syntax highlighting to lnav scripts.

Screenshot of an lnav script