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README.rst

Official Reddcoin Electrum Client - reference implementation

  • Licence: GNU GPL v3
  • Author: Thomas Voegtlin
  • Author: Larry Ren (laudney) forked for Reddcoin
  • Language: Python
  • Homepage: https://wallet.reddcoin.com

Getting Started

Create the icons

pyrcc4 icons.qrc -o gui/qt/icons_rc.py

To install the wallet and all its dependencies, just do:

sudo python setup.py install

If setup.py fails with "ImportError: No module named setuptools", install python-setuptools and run setup.py again

sudo apt-get install python-setuptools python-dev
sudo python setup.py install

Then you can run it from any directory:

reddcoin-electrum

Or you can run it from the source code directory:

./reddcoin-electrum

Install in a Virtualenv (advanced)

This is a more advanced setup where you install the client not to your system but only to it's own private Python container. You can also do this as a regular user, no need for root, except if you need to install PyQt4 to the system (see below)

Somewhere create a virtualenv and enter it

virtualenv electrum -p python2.7
source electrum/bin/activate

Install dependencies

pip install ecdsa pbkdf2 requests pyasn1 pyasn1-modules qrcode tlslite numpy SocksiPy-branch

PyQt4 is not available from pip and it is a PITA to build yourself anyway, install it through your distribution and link it into the virtualenv folder. Note that the system path of the libraries might be different on your distribution.

On Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install python-qt4

On Gentoo:

ln -s /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/sip* $VIRTUAL_ENV/lib/python2.7/site-packages/
ln -s /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/PyQt4 $VIRTUAL_ENV/lib/python2.7/site-packages/

Create the icons

pyrcc4 icons.qrc -o gui/qt/icons_rc.py

Install Reddcoin Electrum

python setup.py install

How to Create Official Packages

On Linux:

python setup.py sdist --format=gztar

On Windows:

export VERSION=2.0.0
pyinstaller windows.spec
zip -r dist/reddcoin-electrum-$VERSION-win.zip dist/reddcoin-electrum.exe

On Mac OS X:

export VERSION=2.0.0
pyinstaller macosx.spec
sudo hdiutil create -fs HFS+ -volname "Reddcoin Electrum" -srcfolder "dist/Reddcoin Electrum.app" dist/reddcoin-electrum-$VERSION-mac.dmg
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