Building ion QT from source (Ubuntu 14,15,16)

Compiling Linux QT

QT Install Ubuntu 14.04

Update your OS
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Expand Swap file (optional)
if using a smaller vps make a larger swap fille (less than 2gb ram)
sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/var/swap.img bs=1024k count=2000
sudo mkswap /var/swap.img
sudo swapon /var/swap.img

Install dependencies
(ubuntu 15 and 16 use libdb5.3-dev and libdb5.3++-dev  in place of  libdb5.1-dev and libdb5.1++-dev)

sudo apt-get install git build-essential libssl-dev libboost-all-dev libdb5.3-dev git libdb5.3++-dev libminiupnpc-dev make zip automake autogen libtool qt5-default qt5-qmake qtbase5-dev-tools qttools5-dev-tools build-essential libboost-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-program-options-dev libboost-thread-dev libdb++-dev libminiupnpc-dev libqrencode-dev

Clone The Repository
sudo git clone ion

Install secp256k1
cd ion/src/secp256k1
sudo chmod +x
sudo ./
sudo ./configure -prefix=/usr
sudo make install

Make the QT

Cd ion
sudo qmake
sudo Make

Open the wallet

sudo ./ion-qt
(or navigate to the ion folder and double click the ion-qt icon)


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