Getting Started

Installation

BitShares Core is the BitShares blockchain implementation and command-line interface. The web wallet is BitShares UI.

Visit BitShares.org to learn about BitShares and join the community at BitSharesTalk.org.

NOTE: The official BitShares git repository location, default branch, and submodule remotes were recently changed. Existing repositories can be updated with the following steps:

git remote set-url origin https://github.com/bitshares/bitshares-core.git
git checkout master
git remote set-head origin --auto
git pull
git submodule sync --recursive
git submodule update --init --recursive

Attention

See BitShares system requirements.

Build and Run BitShares-Core in WSL (Installation Option)

Known issues



Next Step Guide

BitShares offers many features, after the bitshares-core installation, you might think what’s the next step? The below is a short contents guide that you might be interested to look into.

If you want to…

Know more about how BitShares Works

Create a BitShares GUI wallet

Know how to Backup/Restore (GUI)

Create and launch a CLI wallet

Use BitShares API

Learn BitShares system components

Know BitShares other languages’ support

Know about BSIPs