# Install Regen
The following instructions are for building the
regen binary from source, also available at Install Regen alongside general information about the
A significant difference here is that the genesis binary is used for each chain because a validator node needs to start from genesis (unless Using State Sync).
The following instructions also assume that you have already completed Initial Setup.
git clone https://github.com/regen-network/regen-ledger
Change to the
Check out the genesis version:
git checkout v1.0.0
Build and install the
Check to make sure the installation was successful:
You should see the following: