How to install BitShares Wallet
on Red Hat Enterprise 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.

Details for BitShares Wallet

License
MIT
Last updated
12 December 2019

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise 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

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

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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