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Download Sparkswap Desktop
Navigate to Sparkswap Desktop's Latest Release and download the file for your specific platform.
Verify the release
With every release, Sparkswap will cryptographically sign each application to allow users to ensure that your downloaded application was not modified by a third party. Below are instructions on how you can verify your copy of Sparkswap Desktop.
Before you begin
- To verify your application, you will first need to verify that the releaselchecksum file
sha256sum.txt.aschas been signed with RSA
curl -Ls https://github.com/sparkswap/sparkswap-desktop/releases/download/v0.2.0/sha256sum.txt.asc -o sha256sum.txt.asc gpg --verify sha256sum.txt.asc
sha256sum.txt.asc contains cryptographic hashes of all Sparkswap Desktop applications that we will use in the next step as verification that our version of Sparkswap Desktop has not been modified.
- Hash your downloaded copy of Sparkswap Desktop
- Verify that the output from step #2 matches the same output that is located in
If the hashes match, then you have successfully verified your copy of Sparkswap Desktop.
Additional Verification For Mac:
- Verify that
Sparkswap Hub, Inc.is the signer of the application by running the following command:
codesign -dv --verbose=4 /Path/To/Application.app
Additional Verification For Windows:
- Right click the exe and select Properties > Digital Signatures
- Select the sparkswap signature and click Details
- Verify that the information was signed by
Sparkswap Hub, Inc.
Installing from source
Building for your platform
npm run package
This command will create a package of Sparkswap Desktop using a friendly file format for your current OS (either
We only support packages being built on a native OS. Building mac on windows, etc. will not work
Running Sparkswap Desktop in Development
After running through the setup steps, run the following command to open an electron and react development environment:
npm run dev
React will update when you make changes, so if you change anything in
src, the app will reload.
However, if you change anything in
main.js you'll need to reload by killing the current process and running
npm start again.
On Linux, if
postinstall (electron-builder) results in compiler errors, you may have encountered an outstanding grpc bug. Depending on the system type, gprc may fail to compile on distributions using GCC 8.x.x. Use the following commands as a workaround:
sudo apt-get install g++-7 CXX=/usr/bin/g++-7 CC=/usr/bin/gcc-7 npm i