How-to Install Bitcoin Core Client on Debian Jessie 8 32/64-bit Linux

June 1, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Bitcoin-QT Client Wallet for Debian Jessie 8

The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install the Bitcoin Core (QT) Client Wallet on Debian Jessie 8 KDE/Gnome/Lxde/Xfce i386/amd64 Linux.

First of all your Bitcoin Wallet is what allows you to transact with other users. It gives you ownership of a Bitcoin balance so that you can Send and Receive Bitcoins.

BitCoin-QT Main Features:


  • Easy to Use
  • Highly Secure
  • Privacy Protection and Stability


  • Very Long SetUp Time
  • Need Much Disk Space
  • Offer Only Manual Backups

This Bitcoin Core (QT) Installation for Debian Linux Include also the bitcoind Daemon.

Install Bitcoin Client on Debian Jessie 8 32/64-bit - Featured
  1. Download Latest Bitcoin Core (QT) Client Wallet:

    Bitcoin Core (QT) for Linux tgz
  2. Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Bitcoin Client on Debian Jessie 8 32/64-bit - Kde4 Open Terminal
  4. Installing Required QT4 Library

    su -c "apt-get install libqtgui4-gui"
  5. Installing Bitcoin-QT Wallet on Debian

    su -c "chown -R root:root /tmp/bitcoin*
    mv /tmp/bitcoin* /opt/"
  6. Running Bitcoin-QT Client for Debian

    • 32bit:

    • 64bit:

  7. How-to Create a Bitcoin Client Menu App Launcher:

    Linux Desktops How-Launcher
  8. Getting-Started with Bitcoin Core on Debian:

    BitCoin-QT Quick-Start

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