Installing a Bitcoin Flex node on Ubuntu 18.04

Update your Ubuntu machine.

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get upgrade

Install the required dependencies.

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential libtool autotools-dev automake pkg-config libssl-dev libevent-dev bsdmainutils python3 libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-chrono-dev libboost-test-dev libboost-thread-dev libboost-all-dev

$ libboost-program-options-dev sudo apt-get install libminiupnpc-dev libzmq3-dev libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler unzip software-properties-common

Install Berkeley DB.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin

$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install libdb4.8-dev libdb4.8++-dev

Download the daemon and tools:

$ wget “” -O bitcoinflex-daemon-linux.tar.gz

$ wget “” -O bitcoinflex-qt-linux.tar.gz

Extract the tar files.
$ tar -xzvf bitcoinflex-daemon-linux.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf bitcoinflex-qt-linux.tar.gz
Install the daemon and tools.
$ sudo mv bitcoinflexd bitcoinflex-cli bitcoinflex-tx /usr/bin/
Create the config file.
$ mkdir $HOME/.bitcoinflex
$ nano $HOME/.bitcoinflex/bitcoinflex.conf
Paste the following lines in bitcoinflex.conf.

Start your node with the following command.
$ bitcoinflexd

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