Updating the GenRocket Runtime

These instructions are specific to the release. You can view the original Runtime installation instructions here: 


Download Runtime #.#.# (the #'s are digits of your latest version number)


  • On the top navigation open "Options"
  • Click "Download Runtime #.#.#"

Version number may be different from the screenshot


Replace the older Runtime Folder 

  • Navigate to your home directory 
    • On Windows this is usually C:\Users\*Your Username*
    • On MacOS/Linux it is usually: /Users/*Your Username*
  • Delete any older version of the GenRocket Runtime. The folder will look like genrocket-#.#.# (the #'s are digits).
  • Unzip the new Runtime #.#.#
  • Move genrocket-#.#.# to your home directory 


Update Environment variables

  • Windows users, use this article for reference on how to access the Window's Environment Variables  
    • Update "GEN_ROCKET_HOME" variable to point to the new runtime. 
    • Example:  C:\Users\yourName\genrocket-#.#.#
  • Linux/MacOS users, use this article for reference 
    • Open your .bash_profile and update your GEN_ROCKET_HOME variable to point to the new runtime. 
    • See example below: 


export GEN_ROCKET_HOME=~/genrocket-#.#.#
export PATH=$PATH:$GEN_ROCKET_HOME/bin


Run GenRocket

  • Open a command line terminal and type "genrocket"
  •  If you don't receive any errors, you are all set.