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Build From Source Code

Gaucho is built using Vue, Electron and packaged with Electron Builder. If you plan on modifying or rebuilding electron for a different platform, some knowledge on these tools is recommended.


To build Gaucho from source code, you will need a recent version of Node.js and npm in your system. Depending on your system, other dependencies may be needed to build electron.

Building for your system#

Once the repository is cloned:

  1. npm install.
  • Optionally npm test to run tests.
  1. npm run dist.
  2. Any build will be available in the dist folder. Check

If you encounter any problem, remember to check the Troubleshooting page. If the solution is not there, consider opening an issue