Crypto wallets - Cryptocurrency wallets: Installation and use in Linux

Crypto wallets - Cryptocurrency wallets: Installation and use in Linux

Crypto wallets - Cryptocurrency wallets: Installation and use in Linux

Since last year and so far this year, the Open World Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has taken a lot of boom and has become popular, among many more people worldwide, among other things, due to the rising prices of Bitcoin and other Altcoins.

Also, thanks to the growing and large number of open DeFi apps available to all, among which are the "Crypto wallets", which are the ones we will address today in this post.

Dogecoin Wallets: How to install the official Wallets on GNU / Linux?

Dogecoin Wallets: How to install the official Wallets on GNU / Linux?

HR "Crypto wallets", also known for its translation into Spanish, as Cryptocurrency Wallets o Cryptoactive digital wallets. These are usually open source and cross-platform applications.

Therefore, in this publication we will briefly focus on exploring what are the "Crypto wallets" best known and available to install on our Free and open operating systems, that is, on the GNU / Linux Distros.

However, before starting the exploration and installation of each of them, it is worth noting that we will not include the "Crypto wallet" of Dogecoin cryptocurrency. Since, a short time ago we dedicated a complete previous publication to it.

Therefore, if you want to expand this publication after finishing reading it, you can visit its link, provided below along with other publications related to the subject:

"Dogecoin is uAn open source, peer-to-peer digital currency that lets you send money online. Think of Dogecoin as "Internet money."" Dogecoin Wallets: How to install the official Wallets on GNU / Linux?

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Crypto wallets - Cryptocurrency wallets: Digital wallets

Crypto wallets - Cryptocurrency wallets: Digital wallets

Given that, below we will briefly describe what the "Crypto wallets", it is good to make it clear that it is also a Criptomoneda, so we will quote a paragraph from a previous related post called Crypto Assets and Cryptocurrencies: What should we know before using them?, where we express the following about said concept:

"A Cryptocurrency is one of many existing types of Cryptoassets (special token that is issued and traded within a blockchain platform), which in turn, is a category of what is known as Digital Asset. While a Digital Asset is something that exists in a binary format and that comes with its respective right of use, since, if it does not possess it, it cannot be considered as a digital asset; A Token is usually defined as a cryptographic token that represents a unit of value, which can be acquired through a chain of blocks, in order to later be used to obtain goods and services."

What are crypto wallets?

HR «Wallets cryptos» (Cryptocurrency wallets / Digital wallets) they are usually described as:

"The bridge that allow users to manage their cryptocurrencies acquired on a Blockchain platform. That is, the piece of software or hardware with which receiving and sending operations can be carried out, through the blockchain network of each cryptocurrency. In addition, it is usually designed exclusively to store and manage the public keys and private keys of our cryptocurrencies." What is a cryptocurrency wallet or purse?

Which ones can we install and use on Linux?

It is worth noting that to carry out the installation and use test of the "Crypto wallets" that we are going to mention and show, we will use a Respin (Live and Installable Snapshot) custom named Miracles GNU / Linux which is based on MX Linux, is built following our «Guide to Snapshot MX Linux» and optimized for Crypto Assets Digital Mining, following among many recommendations, those included in our publication called «Convert your GNU / Linux into an Operating System suitable for Digital Mining».

6 "Crypto wallets" that we will explore today are:

Armory

Armory can be downloaded from your official download section en format ".deb". Therefore, its installation and use can be very easy. In our case study on Miracles, after downloaded we have only executed the following command command via terminal, and then start it via Main Menu.

«sudo apt install ./Descargas/armory_0.96-gcc4.7_amd64.deb»

Armory - Screenshot 1

Armory - Screenshot 2

Atomic Wallet

Atomic Wallet can be downloaded from your official download section en format ".deb". Therefore, its installation and use can be very easy. In our case study on Miracles, after downloaded we have only executed the following command via terminal:

«sudo apt install ./Descargas/atomicwallet.deb»

And before running the Wallet, we make the following change in the option "order" from his direct link of Main Menu:

«"/opt/Atomic Wallet/atomic" %U» by «atomic --no-sandbox»

Atomic Wallet - Screenshot 1

Atomic Wallet - Screenshot 2

Bitcoin Core

Bitcoin Core can be downloaded from your official download section for Linux en "compressed" format. It can also be downloaded from the download section of the official website of the Bitcoin Organization in the same format. Therefore, its installation and use can be very easy. In our case study on Miracles, after downloaded we have only unzipped the downloaded file, on which we first apply execution permissions. And now, it can be opened without problems, via the console (terminal) by executing the following command:

«sudo ./Descargas/bitcoin-0.21.0/bin/bitcoin-qt»

However, you can create a direct link from the main menu to run it via the graphical interface.

Bitcoin Core - Screenshot

Bither

Bither can be downloaded from your official download section for Linux en "compressed" format. Therefore, its installation and use can be very easy. In our case study on Miracles, after downloaded we have only unzipped the downloaded file, on which we first apply execution permissions. And now, it can be opened without problems, via double click on it, whenever necessary.

Bither - Screenshot

Electrum Bitcoin Wallet

Electrum Bitcoin Wallet can be downloaded from your official download section en ".AppImage" format. Therefore, its installation and use can be very easy. In our case study on Miracles, after downloaded we have only executed the downloaded file, on which we first apply execution permissions. And already in, next opportunities can be opened without problems, via Main Menu.

Electrum Bitcoin Wallet - Screenshot

Exodus

Exodus can be downloaded from your official download section en format ".deb". Therefore, its installation and use can be very easy. In our case study on Miracles, after downloaded we have only executed the following command via terminal:

«sudo apt install ./Descargas/exodus_21.4.9_amd64.deb»

Then you can run the Wallet, from direct link of Main Menu:

Exodus - Screenshot 1

Exodus - Screenshot 2

So far the first 6 "Crypto wallets", and in a future publication we will show the installation of others, which will be the following:

  1. BitPay
  2. Bitcoin Wallet Coin Space
  3. Blockstream
  4. Jaxx
  5. mymonero
  6. Samurai wallet

And possibly in other successive publications more "Crypto wallets" together with the applications that manage "Crypto wallets" Hardware known as Safe deposit y Ledger.

For more information on each of the "Crypto wallets" mentioned, you can click on the following links: Bitcoin Organization y Bit2Me Academy.

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Conclusion

We hope this "useful little post" the «Wallets cryptos», that is, the Cryptocurrency wallets or digital wallets best known and used about our Free and open operating systems based in GNU / Linux, serves as an excellent guide for those initiated in this technological field known as DeFi; is of great interest and utility, for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the diffusion of the wonderful, gigantic and growing ecosystem of applications of «GNU/Linux».

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