Gofer comes as an easy to distribute pre-compiled binary that you can run on your machine locally, but you can always build Gofer from source if need be.
You can download the latest version for linux here:
Gofer contains protobuf assets which will not get compiled if used via
To solve for this we can use
make to build ourselves an impromptu version.
git clone https://github.com/clintjedwards/gofer && cd gofer
make build OUTPUT=/tmp/gofer SEMVER=0.0.dev