How to install BitShares Wallet
on Arch Linux

BitShares Wallet

BitShares Wallet

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Reference wallet for the decentralized exchange and cryptocurrency BitShares (BTS)

This is the installable version of the reference BitShares wallet found at https://github.com/bitshares/bitshares-ui.

BitShares is a high-performance blockchain hosting a decentralized exchange platform that lets you trade in a huge variety of markets, including stable coins such as bitUSD and bitCNY, as well as established cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero through the use of trusted gateways.

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MIT
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Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install BitShares Wallet

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 BitShares Wallet

To install BitShares Wallet, simply use the following command:

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