Install Quadrans on Linux x86-64

Hardware requirements

Minimum system requirements:

  • Computer Desktop, Server or Virtual Machine

  • 1 Core 64bit CPU

  • 2 GB RAM

  • 50 GB storage

Suggested requirements:

  • Computer Desktop, Server or Virtual Machine

  • 2 Core 64bit CPU

  • 4 GB RAM

  • 100 GB storage

Self-installing via Quadrans Installer

This bash script allows you to install or update your node for other Linux distributions.

sudo bash

The installation process will ask for a node name and a password if you want to create a wallet to became a Quadrans Miner.

This tool allow you to update your node if needed, move from Mainnet to Testnet, uninstall and recover a previous installation.

Self-installing from Quadrans repository (only for Debian/Ubuntu)

Quadrans team recommends to use a supported Ubuntu LTS (18.04 or 20.04) or an updated Debian installation.

sudo wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/quadrans.list
sudo wget -O -|sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y python quadrans-node

Follow the on screen instructions to install the node, enable miner options and create a Quadrans wallet address.

Enable your node for mining

Go to Mining and Reward chapter of this Wiki.

Useful options

After downloading, run gqdc to connect your node to the Quadrans Network. Make sure to check the different options and commands with gqdc --help

To set your data directory:

gqdc -datadir datadir_path

To show your node in the Quadrans Network Status page:

gqdc --ethstats "Your Node Name"

To create a new Quadrans wallet create a password inside a text file and execute the following command:

gqdc account new --password Your_Password_File.txt

To execute the node as a Miner:

gqdc --mine --unlock 0xYour_Wallet_Address --password Your_Password_File.txt

To connect to Quadrans Testnet (download the last test Quadrans node binary).

Connect the node to Testnet

Please read the How to setup your node for testnet documentation.


You can move from Testnet to Mainnet at any time but you can’t connect to the two networks at the same time.