Please secure your wallets by protecting them with strong passwords. Also, backup your wallets frequently and keep several copies in different places to minimize the chance of loss
NOTE: Version of wallet in images maybe out-date please check on https://github.com/Bitcoin-Confidential/BitcoinC-Core/releases for the latest version
I. For Windows Computers
1. Go to this link to download the wallet https://github.com/Bitcoin-Confidential/BitcoinC-Core/releases
2. Run the *-setup.exe file with admin right
3. Once wallet had been installed, you can find it in
Once wallet is been launched, It will start synchronizing with BC network and depending on your processor's speed and internet connection's speed, it may take a while.
II. For Mac Computers
2. Click to download bitcoinc-qt for MacOs
3. Open the downloaded file and Drag and drop the bitcoinc-qt icon into the Applications folder.
4. Go to Applications and right click on BitcoinC-Qt.app, then click Open.
5. Your Mac will then ask your permission to open BitcoinC - click to Open
6. Your wallet will then open and start to sync, this may take some time! If it gets stuck, close wallet and open again.
III. For Linux Computers
You can install via https://snapcraft.io/confidential-bitcoin
+ For Ubuntu
The wallet can be installed by run this in terminal ( console )
For QT linux install
Your installation is now complete! You can now find the BC Wallet in the 'Show Applications' section of your Desktop Menu or start the qt client by using the 'bitcoinc-qt' command in your terminal!
When you open wallet for the first time it will ask you to import the seed phrase or generate the new one and come back import it
For Bitcoincd Staking Node linux install
+ For raspberry pi (Compile from source )
First we need to download and install the newest updates
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
Next install the following major dependencies packages by: (don’t forget to click Y)
sudo apt-get install git build-essential libtool autotools-dev autoconf pkg-config libssl-dev libcrypto++-dev libevent-dev libminiupnpc-dev libgmp-dev libboost-all-dev devscripts libdb++-dev libsodium-dev
next install the following QT dependencies packages by: (don’t forget to click Y)
sudo apt-get install libqt5gui5 libqt5core5a libqt5dbus5 qttools5-dev qttools5-dev-tools libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler libcrypto++-dev libminiupnpc-dev qt5-default
The next thing we need to install are the bitcoin PPA files, these files are necessary for the compiling process.
sudo nano bitcoin.list
Now paste to following line:
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bitcoin/bitcoin/ubuntu artful main
Press ctrl X and Y and enter the following commands:
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv C70EF1F0305A1ADB9986DBD8D46F45428842CE5E
sudo apt-get update
We’re almost ready to start the compiling process. We only need to change the libssl version to an older version. We can do this by the following commands:
cd && sudo apt-get remove libssl-dev
Set your repository list to point to "jessie " instead of "stretch", and save and exit this by ctrl x and clicking y:
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
If you changed it to Jessie update again and install libssl-dev again.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libssl-dev
Now let’ get started. First we will make a folder for the BC wallet by:
If the folder is made we move into that folder by the following command:
Now we need to clone the BC source
If the cloning is done you will see there is a new folder. You can see this folder by running the ls command:
Now let’s move into the source folder as root by typing:
This is one of the latest steps. We are going to compile the wallet right now. This can take a while! don’t worry just grab a beer and wait. We can start the compiling by the following command:
sudo qmake && sudo make
If it’s al done you we be back in the ~/bitcoinc/BitcoinC-Core folder. We can now run the wallet just by typing:
To make life easier we can make a shortcut on our Desktop. We do this by typing:
cp BitcoinC-Core /home/pi/Desktop
Congrats! You got a wallet running on your raspberryPI!!
+ For raspberry pi (Download pre build binary file )
Just download and extract file from in github
tar -xzvf bitcoinc-1.0.2-arm-linux-RPi.tar.gz
run the wallet by
Or you can try pip
install needed dependencies: ((Install of Python, a Programming Language and PIP, a package manager for Python packages))
sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-pyqt5 python3-pip
Use the Python installer (pip) to download and install BC Wallet:
sudo pip3 install https://github.com/Bitcoin-Confidential/BitcoinC-Core/releases/download/v1.0.2/bitcoinc-1.0.2-arm-linux-RPi.tar.gz
Launch the desktop:
To launch BC Wallet you can either open a terminal and run: