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Copyright (c) 2017-2018 DeepOnion Developers
Distributed under the MIT/X11 software license, see the accompanying
file license.txt or
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in
the OpenSSL Toolkit ( This product includes
cryptographic software written by Eric Young ( and UPnP
software written by Thomas Bernard.
The following are commands needed to build on ubuntu/debian from scratch (use sudo if you are not root). It is verified with ubuntu 16.04 and 17.04
First get the dependencies:
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
  apt-get install build-essential libtool autotools-dev autoconf automake pkg-config libssl-dev libboost-all-dev bsdmainutils
apt-get install libqrencode-dev libminiupnpc-dev libevent-dev libcap-dev libseccomp-dev git
apt-get install software-properties-common
add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
apt-get update
apt-get install libdb4.8-dev libdb4.8++-dev
if you want to build GUI version, do this, otherwise you can skip this step:
apt-get install libqt5gui5 libqt5core5a libqt5dbus5 qttools5-dev qttools5-dev-tools libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler
then get deeponion source from the github:
git clone --recursive
build with autotools:
cd deeponion
./configure --with-gui=qt5 (if you want to build daemon, use --without-gui)
Debian 9:
It has been reported that under Debian 9 the installation of libssl1.1-dev leads to compilation errors. If you experience such issues, put libssl1.0-dev into your install list.
Ubuntu 14.04:
If you have problems with boost libraries visit this link for a possible solution: