Install a Zano CLI Wallet (Ubuntu)

Step 1
Go to the official site: https://zano.org

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Step 2
Go to Downloads, which takes you to: https://github.com/hyle-team/zano/releases

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Step 3
Download Linux (Ubuntu 16.04+) CLI Wallet

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Step 4
Right click the file and select Properties

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Step 5
Copy the file name

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Step 6
Open a terminal in this directory & validate the authenticity of the file by running a checksum (XXX represents your version):

sha256sum zano-linux-x64-v<XXX>.tar.bz2

(Results should match release notes from Download page)

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Step 7
If checksums match, decompress & extract the .tar.bz2 file:

tar -xvjf zano-linux-x64-release-devtools-v1.5.0.143[336fac2].tar.bz2
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Steps 8-10

  1. Delete your original .tar.bz2 file
  2. Move the Zano folder to a location of your choice
  3. Within the Zano directory, open a terminal and run the daemon to start the node and download the blockchain:
./zanod
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Step 11
Wait for the blockchain to download and sync. This may take quite a few hours, depending on your download speed. And leave the daemon running! We’ll need that to create our new wallet.

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Step 12
Once sync is complete, open another terminal in the Zano directory with the simplewalletbinary—that's our CLI wallet executable. Give command:

./simplewallet --generate-new-wallet=name.wallet

Replace “name” with your new wallet’s name, e.g.,:

./simplewallet --generate-new-wallet=zanocli.wallet
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Step 13
When asked, enter a password for your wallet. You should use a password generator, found in password managers such as KeePass.

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Steps 14-15

  1. To open your new wallet, give the following command in the same terminal (again, substituting "name"):
./simplewallet --wallet-file name.wallet
  1. Enter your password, when prompted. Notice that the wallet displays your receive address after “Opened wallet.” You will use this to fund your new wallet.
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Steps 16-17

  1. Now we must get our wallet’s seed phrase, as well as set an additional password for the seed itself. Give the command:
show_seed
  1. Again, when prompted provide a password for the seed phrase you’re about to get. Confirm the password, and be sure to save both it and your seed phrase!!
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You've successfully installed your new Zano Wallet!