Would you like to learn how to do an Ethereum classic node installation? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to install an Ethereum Classic node using a computer running Ubuntu Linux.

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Tutorial - Ethereum Classic Node Installation

Use the following commands to install the required packages:

# apt-get update
# apt-get install build-essential

Use the following commands to install the GO software on linux:

# mkdir /downloads
# cd /downloads
# wget https://dl.google.com/go/go1.10.linux-amd64.tar.gz
# tar -C /usr/local -zxvf  go1.10.linux-amd64.tar.gz
# vi /etc/profile.d/go.sh

Add the following content to the go.sh file.

export GOROOT=/usr/local/go
export GOPATH=$GOROOT/work
export PATH=$PATH:$GOROOT/bin:$GOPATH/bin

Reboot the computer and verify if the environments variables were configured.

# reboot
# env | grep -E "(GO|PATH)"

Download the Ethereum node package.

# go get -v github.com/ethereumproject/go-ethereum/...

Start the Ethereum classic node using the following command:

# geth

Wait for the synchronization of the blockchain to end.

The blockchain synchronization might take days or weeks.