This article is a tutorial for installing IOTA’s IRI (Initial Reference Implementation) from the Tangled IT repository. It will involve all steps to get started and have a fully synced node.
IRI-mon is a command line tool for checking IRI’s status. It checks if it’s running, synced and if the your neighbors are active. It is written in the Crystal language and is compiled against LLVM, which means no extra dependencies are required.