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The following are a set of steps to quickly get started with Pulsar on a Debian-based distribution running kernel version 5.5 or higher with BPF and BTF enabled.
For more information see Supported Architectures and Kernel Requirements.

# Install Rust
curl --proto '=https' --tlsv1.2 -sSf | sh
source $HOME/.cargo/env

# Install Clang (needed for eBPF compilation)
sudo apt install clang

# Get and build Pulsar
git clone
cd pulsar
cargo test
cargo build --release

# Install files
sudo cp scripts/pulsar scripts/pulsard target/release/pulsar-exec /usr/bin/
sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/pulsar /usr/bin/pulsard

# Run it
sudo pulsard