How-To build Bitcoin from sources on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Install additional Software

sudo apt-get install build-essential libtool autotools-dev autoconf pkg-config libssl-dev
sudo apt-get install libboost-dev
sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install libdb4.8-dev libdb4.8++-dev libgmp-dev

Download and install Bitcoin Source

git clone

cd bitcoin

Check out the latest stable Bitcoin Source Version. (Tags can be listed with the command "git tag")
git checkout v0.9.3

Configure and Compile Bitcoin from sources on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

./configure --without-gui
sudo checkinstall

Install the new compiled Bitcoin .deb Package

If the build is successful, .deb binary package file will be produced like

    cd ..
    ls *.deb

Install the package set (on your build system, or on a different target system) with dpkg -i:

    sudo dpkg -i bitcoin_0.9.3RC2-1_i386.deb

Further Documentation


bitcoin (last edited 2014-11-22 09:19:26 by zux182-249)