How to install GDAX Trading Bot
on openSUSE

GDAX Trading Bot snap

GDAX Trading Bot

Kenshiro (kenshiro-gohan)

Trading bot for the Coinbase Pro exchange

This program is an automated trading system that can autonomously trade the LTC / BTC and ETH / BTC pairs in the Coinbase Pro exchange.

Keep in mind that trading is a risky activity that can involve a loss of money. You should only invest the amount you can afford to lose.

----- Trading strategy -----

The trading strategy consists of issuing a large number of low value orders. The program continuously monitors the price of each coin and issues a market buy order when the price begins to rise above the weighted average of the previous prices. Once the buy order is filled, the program issues a limit sell order at a higher price.

----- The seed -----

The seed is the amount of each coin that the program will trade continuously to earn bitcoins. This snap uses 1 litecoin and 1 ethereum as seeds.

You should be able to buy at least 10 seeds of each coin with your initial bitcoin balance. The more seeds you can buy, the easier it will be to recover from a losing streak.

----- Example -----

Your seeds are set as 1 litecoin and 1 ethereum

The price of litecoin is 0.01 btc and the price of ethereum is 0.02 btc

You should be able to buy 10 seeds of each coin with your initial bitcoin balance

Your minimum bitcoin balance should be: (0.01 + 0.02) * 10 = 0.3 btc

----- Registration -----

Register in Coinbase (https://www.coinbase.com)

Use the Coinbase account to login to the Coinbase Pro exchange (https://pro.coinbase.com)

Deposit the amount of bitcoins you want

----- API Key generation -----

Generate an API Key only with trade permission (https://pro.coinbase.com/profile/api)

----- Environment variables -----

Save the three values of the API key in the following environment variables of the operating system:

TRADING_BOT_PASSPHRASE

TRADING_BOT_KEY

TRADING_BOT_SECRET

----- Execution -----

Open a system console

Run "gdax-trading-bot" to start the execution of the program

Press Ctrl + C to exit

----- Source code -----

https://github.com/Kenshiro-28/GDAX-Trading-Bot

----- Donations -----

Please consider making a donation to the following Bitcoin Confidential address (BC):

B9uuWVj83v75AHNpDnmwxPFSoGooKwZiS2zL9bRQirBT7WWQaa6LfkuwbP8K9Z15xTrySeFbTzo2FdJVse9xexH9tTN25bpWvw4kDE

Details for GDAX Trading Bot

License
GPL-3.0+
Last updated
18 July 2019

Enable snaps on openSUSE and install GDAX Trading Bot

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Enable snapd

Snap can be installed from the command line on openSUSE Leap 42.3, Leap 15 and Tumbleweed.

You need first add the snappy repository from the terminal. Leap 15 users, for example, can do this with the following command:

Swap out openSUSE_Leap_15.0 for either openSUSE_Leap_42.3 or openSUSE_Tumbleweed if you’re using a different version of openSUSE.

With the repository added, import its GPG key:

Finally, upgrade the package cache to include the new snappy repository:

Snap can now be installed with the following:

You then need to either reboot, logout/login or source /etc/profile to have /snap/bin added to PATH. Additionally, enable and start both the snapd and the snapd.apparmor services with the following commands:

Tumbleweed users also need to run the following:

Install GDAX Trading Bot

To install GDAX Trading Bot, simply use the following command:

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