- OBSR SNAP FAQ
- How to install snapd?
- How to install?
- How to update/upgrade?
- How to UnInstall?
- Where is OBSR snap's default datafolder?
- How do I launch QT/Daemon/CLI/tx?
OBSR SNAP FAQ
Most questions which came up and here we are most frequent questions.
How to install snapd?
Snap is pre-installed and ready to go on the following:
- Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS (Xenial Xerus) or later, including Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish).
- Most recognised Ubuntu flavours built on one of the above Ubuntu releases. An exception is Lubuntu.
- Solus 3 and above.
- Zorin OS.
How to install?
If you run it productive, then please use always latest stable version.
There are 4 different channels:
To install the latest stable version:
(this is always current latest release version, built from release tag)
sudo snap install --stable obsr
Install latest candidate version:
(this is always current latest release candidate (RC) version, built from release tag or commit)
sudo snap install --candidate obsr
Install latest beta version (launchpad snap builds):
(this is launchpad version, built from master and auto built 4 times a day if there are any changes)
(snaps built on launchpad are automaticly released under beta channel)
sudo snap install --beta obsr
Install latest edge version (snapcraft snap):
_(this is always current latest version built from latest commit on master) (edge builds with snapcraft on each commit to master)
sudo snap install --edge obsr
How to update/upgrade?
sudo snap refresh to refresh all snaps of your system.
You can specify branch from which you want to refresh, example with --edge:
sudo snap refresh --edge obsr
for more info about usage of snap, run
How to UnInstall?
!!!WARNING!!! backup data folder before uninstalling snap
if you uninstall, your datafolder
~/snap/obsr/common/.obsrwill be deleted.
Please make always a backup of your folder
~/snap/obsr/common/.obsrbefore you uninstall obsr snap.
to uninstall, run:
sudo snap remove obsr.
Where is OBSR snap's default datafolder?
Default data folder for snap builds is located at
If you have never launched snap before, this folder will be created on first start.
How do I launch QT/Daemon/CLI/tx?
Launch QT from startmenu
In ubuntu, debian and other linux systems, if you have installed any desktop, then you should find 3 launchers/icons in your start menu:
- OBSR Qt
- OBSR Qt (Testnet)
- OBSR Qt (Regtest)
Launch daemon/qt/cli/tx from terminal
We used a dot (
.) insted of a hyphen (
-) to run obsr snap build:
- for main network (you can use
obsr.daemon--testnet too, but we added
obsr.daemon-testnetfor that, check bellow.)
- for testnet
- for regtest
If you want to use obsr-tx, then it would be