Install go-bitsong

This guide will explain how to install the bitsongd binary into your system.

On Ubuntu start by updating your system:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Install pre-requisites

On Ubuntu this can be done with the following:

sudo apt install git build-essential ufw curl jq --yes

Install Go

Install go by following the official docs. On Ubuntu, you can probably use:

wget -q -O - | bash -s -- --version 1.19.5

Install go-bitsong binary

Clone the go-bitsong repo, checkout and install v0.15.0 :

cd $HOME
git clone
cd go-bitsong
git checkout v0.15.0
make install

NOTE: If you still have issues at this step, please check that you have the latest stable version of GO installed.

Verify that everything is OK:

bitsongd version

bitsongd for instance should output something similar to:


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