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Installation

This guide provides the fastest and easiest way to install Wren AI on your local computer. We support Linux, Windows, and Mac OSX computers.

Prerequisites

1. Install Docker Desktop on your local computer.

Please ensure the version of Docker Desktop at least >= 4.17.

2. Prepare an OpenAI API key

Please ensure that your Open API key has Full Permission(All). api_key

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The OpenAI key is used for generating SQL whenever a question is asked in Wren AI.
We will not store your OpenAI key for other purposes.

Using Wren AI Launcher

Wren AI Launcher is a program that we designed to make installation as easy as possible.

Download and run Wren AI Launcher

Execute following commands in the terminal.

curl -L https://github.com/Canner/WrenAI/releases/latest/download/wren-launcher-darwin.tar.gz | tar -xz && ./wren-launcher-darwin
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You can see other versions from our release page on Github: https://github.com/Canner/WrenAI/releases

Set privacy & security setting

  1. You will notice that the launcher will fail to run because this program is not verified by Apple yet. mac1

  2. Go to System Settings from the Apple menu, then click Privacy & Security in the sidebar. You will see "wren-launcher-darwin" was blocked... message. Click Allow Anyway. mac2

Run the program

  1. Click Open mac3

  2. Enter your OpenAI API key, then select an OpenAI's generation model you want to use in Wren AI.
    We now support following models:

    • GPT-4o
    • GPT-4-Turbo
    • GPT-3.5-Turbo mac4_1
  3. Wait for the installation to finish

    At this point, the installation is automatically running. This program will setup docker containers for you and open the application URL in the browser for you after installation. mac5

  4. Enjoy it!

    If the launcher program doesn't open the URL for you, go to localhost:3000 to start using Wren AI. mac6

Change OpenAI API Key

If you wish to change the OpenAI API Key you've previously used in Wren AI, please follow these steps to update the key.

  1. Run the Wren AI Launcher again and enter the OpenAI API key you'd like to use linux1
  2. Restart Wren AI service
    To restart Wren AI service using Docker Desktop, simply click on the restart option listed in the wrenai project. restart

Update Wren AI Version

If you'd like to upgrade your Wren AI version, please follow these steps:

  1. Download the Wren AI Launcher of the latest version and run it
    You can simply use the command line provided in Using Wren AI Launcher.
  2. Restart Wren AI service
    To restart Wren AI service using Docker Desktop, simply click on the restart option listed in the wrenai project. restart

Troubleshooting

  1. Wren-engine failed to start due to qemu: uncaught target signal 11 (Segmentation fault) issue

    If you're using Apple Silicon Mac, you saw Wren AI failed to launch and wren-engine container failed to start due to following errors:


    qemu: uncaught target signal 11 (Segmentation fault) - core dumped
    Seamentation fault
    ...

    please upgrade your docker desktop to the latest version or enable Use Rosetta for x86/amd64 emulation on Apple Silicon option in docker desktop settings. troubleshoot