How to install BitPay
on Arch Linux

BitPay

BitPay

BitPay (gabrielbitpay)

A Secure Bitcoin Wallet

Manage your bitcoin finances in one app with the secure, open source BitPay Wallet. Get up and running fast with bitcoin security, store and send funds anywhere, buy and sell bitcoin, and turn bitcoin into dollars with the BitPay Visa Card.

With the BitPay Wallet, your private keys and your money remain in your control at all times. And you're using code that's 100% open source for community testing and audits

We built the following features into this version of the BitPay app for a bitcoin tool that doesn't compromise on security or accessibility:

  • Support Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash
  • Multiple bitcoin wallet creation and management in-app
  • Integration for loading, managing, and spending the BitPay Visa Card.
  • Integration for buying and selling bitcoin.
  • Integration for buying Amazon.com gift cards.
  • Intuitive multisignature security for personal or shared wallets
  • Device-based security: all private keys are stored locally, not in the cloud
  • Hierarchical deterministic (HD) address generation and wallet backups
  • Payment protocol (BIP70-BIP73) support: easily-identifiable payment requests and verifiably secure bitcoin payments
  • Support for 150+ currency pricing options and unit denomination in BTC or bits
  • Email and push notifications for payments and transfers
  • Easy spending proposal flow for shared wallets and group payments
  • Support for Bitcoin testnet wallets
  • Customizable wallet naming and background colors
  • Multiple supported languages, including French, German, Chinese (Simplified), and Spanish

This app is free and open source software. You can also view the code on GitHub at https://github.com/bitpay/copay.

Details for BitPay

License
MIT
Last updated
1 November 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install BitPay

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install BitPay

To install BitPay, simply use the following command:

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