BitPay wallet is a popular choice among cryptocurrency users because it supports a wide variety of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and a slew of others. The wallet also provides services to merchants in order to accept online payments. In this tutorial, we will go over the steps to install BitPay wallet on Debian Linux and Ubuntu Linux. Follow along below to get started with storing your cryptocurrency inside BitPay on Linux.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to install BitPay Wallet on Debian/Ubuntu
|Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
|Debian based Linux distros
|Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the
# – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
$ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Install BitPay wallet on Debian/Ubuntu step by step instructions
- The BitPay wallet is installable via Snap package manager on Linux. Fortunately for Ubuntu users, Snap is already installed by default. If you are on Debian or another Debian based distribution, then you may need to install Snap package manager before getting started:
$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install snapd
- Now you can run the following command to install BitPay wallet:
$ sudo snap install bitpay
- You should now be able to open the BitPay wallet through the system’s application launcher:
Alternatively you can execute the following command in terminal to open BitPay wallet:
In this tutorial, we saw how to install BitPay wallet on Debian Linux and Ubuntu Linux. The installation of this wallet requires that our system has the Snap package manager installed, which we also covered instructions for. Once Snapd is installed, it is only one command to install BitPay wallet. You can now get started with using this wallet to manage a myriad of different cryptocurrencies.