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Nerigal
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Liskrepo.io Now Support Ubuntu

Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:47 am

I'm happy to announce that liskrepo.io now host .deb package amd64 and i686 for both Ubuntu 14 and Ubuntu 16
for main net as well as test net

This mean you can now install lisk by simply using apt-get install lisk ( main net) and apt-get install lisk-test ( test net )

to be able to use apt-get to install lisk... you will need to add the repo in the source list

First : How to know which version of Ubuntu i have

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lsb_release -a


Now run the following commands :
Ubuntu 14 ( Trusty )

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sudo echo 'deb http://liskrepo.io/ubuntu/ trusty main unstable' >> /etc/apt/sources.list


Ubuntu 16 ( Xenial )

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sudo echo 'deb http://liskrepo.io/ubuntu/ xenial main unstable' >> /etc/apt/sources.list


Then you will need to add the pubkey

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wget -qO - http://liskrepo.io/ubuntu/pubkey | sudo apt-key add -


After that run this... or that

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apt-get update

( if you wish to install test net server )

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apt-get install lisk-test

Or
( for main net server )

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apt-get install lisk


Now you can just start lisk by doing:

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lisk coldstart

( DO NOT USE bash lisk.sh with this DEB, it will not work, lisk run under system account )


Important Note:
1. Before each install / update, the DEB package create a backup file of the config.json in /opt/backup
2. Lisk DEB package manage dependencies so dont be surprise to see many package being install the firsts time
3. Lisk DEB package install a side package named lisk-wrapper which allow you to start, stop, rebuid, coldstart, lisk from every where in command line
so no more necessary to change directory and do bash lisk.sh <what_ever>
you can just do:

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 lisk stop



If you have any issue you can report here or PM me on lisk chat

i will answer you as soon as possible

Thank you.

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cc001
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Re: Liskrepo.io Now Support Ubuntu

Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:17 am

wow, very nice!!
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Re: Liskrepo.io Now Support Ubuntu

Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:14 pm

Excellent work Nerigal!!
Check my Delegate Candidacy : https://forum.lisk.io/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=246

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