How to install Bitcoin

  8 years ago

1- Bitcoin automatic installation how to

Just launch the package manager and install bitcoin-qt


1- Bitcoin manual installation how to

in a xterm type :

~ $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
~ $sudo apt-get update
~ $ sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt

2 - then launch bitcoin :


If you get this error message :

In a xterm type:

~ $ rm -r ~/.bitcoin

then bitcoin will connect and synchronize with network

3- Your wallet adress is there:

You can download this tutorial in LibreOffice format here

this tutorial is inspired by this wiki

prjolivet 6 years ago

no you will never lose your bitcoins it's a peer to peer currency.

totedati 6 years ago

rm -r ~/.bitcoin


and after that ... all my bitcoins is gone not so!?

Falconet 7 years ago


open a terminal and write:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
sudo apt-get update
and then
sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt

It should install bitcoin-qt and then to start menu and look for it.