Install Acton from binary release tar ball

There are pre-built binary release tar balls available for download for Linux and Mac OS X in case the above package formats are not suitable. Download a tar ball from the Release page. Pick the latest stable versioned release.

In case you are looking to live on the bleeding edge or have been asked by a developer (in case you ran into a bug) you can pick tip, which is built directly from the main branch.

Extract the Acton tar ball:

$ tar jxvf acton-*

You will want to include the acton/bin directory in your PATH so you can use actonc.