This guide uses Linux Debian as the base operating system.
Download and install the package
The official nimiq node can be downloaded in the Nimiq Website.
Install the package
dpkg -i nimiq_1.2.0-1_amd64.deb
Configure the node according to your needs.
Start the miner
systemctl start nimiq
Check the logs for output
tail -f /var/log/syslog
If your configuration is correct you should see the node connecting to the network and reaching consensus.