Make sure packages
gcc-c++ are installed before running the build.
On Ubuntu, this can be done with the following commands to install the required dependencies:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install make sudo apt-get install gcc sudo apt-get install g++ sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0
CentOS and Red Hat
On CentOS or Red Hat, use the following commands to install the required dependencies:
yum update yum install make yum install gcc yum install gcc-c++ yum install libusb*
On macOS, the
libusb dependency can be installed by running the following from the command line (make sure Homebrew is installed).
brew install libusb
FreeBSD 12 and 13 contain all the necessary dependencies out of the box.
To build and install utilities in CentOS, Linux and macOS, you will need to run the following from the command line:
cd linux-and-osx\swrng make sudo make install
To build and install utilities in FreeBSD 12 or 13, you will need to run the following from the command line:
cd linux-and-osx\swrng make -f Makefile.bsd sudo make install
Non-root access on Linux
To enable a non-root user to access the SwiftRNG device, simply copy the supplied
80-swiftrng-usb-access.rules file to
You may need to reboot the system for the changes to take effect.