27th Sep, 2018

STRAKS launchpad PPA repository

We are pleased to announce that STRAKS has its own dedicated Launchpad PPA. This repository makes STRAKS node and wallet extremely easy to install on Ubuntu variants and ARM based systems, thus allowing new users to get started within minutes and existing users to upgrade via a single command. Binaries are available for amd64, i386, arm64 and armhf.

Launchpad PPA: https://launchpad.net/~straks/+archive/ubuntu/straks

# add universe repo if not enabled already
$ sudo apt-add-repository universe

# install STRAKS via ppa
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:straks/straks
$ sudo apt-get update

# install daemon only
$ sudo apt-get install straksd
# and/or install straks-qt for UI version
$ sudo apt-get install straks-qt

# add your own conf file/wallet.dat to your home .straks directory (if applicable)
# and then start the daemon
$ straksd --daemon
# or GUI
$ straks-qt

# once synced, check status
$ straks-cli getinfo