Install the Sterlingcoin QT Wallet (Linux)


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1. Open the Terminal either from the Unity Menu or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T.


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2. In the terminal type: sudo apt-get install build-essential libboost-all-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libdb5.1-dev libdb5.1++-dev qt5-default qttools5-dev-tools qt-sdk make qrencode libqrencode-dev and hit return/enter.


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3. After a few seconds apt-get will ask if you want to continue. Type Y and hit return/enter.


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4. Visit http://sterlingcoin.org.uk, click the Linux Penguin and download the Sterlingcoin Linux source to your desktop for easy access.


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5. Now open your files from the Unity Dock. Open your Home folder.
Right-click in the folder and select New Folder from the contextual menu.


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6. Name the newly created folder by typing Sterlingcoin then hit return/enter.


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7. Next open the downloaded Sterlingcoin Linux source earlier downloaded by double clicking it.
This will open the Archive Manager displaying the contents of the download. Click the Extract button


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8. Within the extract window select the Sterlingcoin folder in your Home directory and click Extract.


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9. If you have closed the terminal window, reopen the Terminal either from the Unity menu or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T.


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10. In the terminal type: cd sterlingcoin and hit return/enter.


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11. In the terminal type: qmake -qt=qt5 “USE_QRCODE=1” “USE_UPNP=-“ and hit return/enter.


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12. In the terminal type: make and hit return/enter.


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13. Enter the Sterlingcoin folder and run the Sterlingcoin-qt file by double-clicking the icon.


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14. You will see the Sterlingcoin splashscreen whilst it is starting.


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15. Once the Sterlingcoin wallet loads close the wallet by clicking the x in the top left of the window or by pressing Alt+F4.


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16. Navigate back to your Home directory.


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17. In the main Ubuntu menu bar navigate to View and then click on Show Hidden Files.


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18. Open the folder called .sterlingcoin.


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19. Right-click and in the contextual menu navigate to New Document and then click on Empty Document.


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20. Name the newly created document by typing sterlingcoin.conf then hit return/enter.


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21. Within the newly created document type:
rpcuser=(username)
rpcpassword=(password)
rpcport=11886
#rpcallowip=* //Uncomment to Solo Mine
#rpcconnect=127.0.0.1 //Uncomment to Solo Mine
addnode=seed1.sterlingcoin.org //Sterlingcoin DNS Seed Node 1
addnode=seed2.sterlingcoin.org //Sterlingcoin DNS Seed Node 2
listen=1
server=1
daemon=1
testnet=0

Then click Save and then close by clicking the x in the top left or by pressing Alt+F4


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22. Enter the Sterlingcoin folder and run the Sterlingcoin-qt file by double-clicking the icon.
You will be greeted again by the Sterlingcoin splashscreen whilst it loads.


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22. Once the Sterlingcoin wallet has started it will download the blockchain which contains every Sterlingcoin transactions that has taken place.
When this completes the wallet will display a green tick and you can then send and receive Sterlingcoin.


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