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Emercoin Command Line Daemon (headless)

Emercoin on the command line

The latest emercoin daemon can be installed as a system service via repositories for the most popular flavors of Linux:

For Arch Linux

The package can be installed from the AUR, if you have the AUR helper installed, you can install it through it, for example, using yay:

yay emercoin-bin

Or manually (we recommend that you read this article)

pacman -S --needed base-devel
cd /tmp
git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/emercoin-bin.git
cd emercoin-bin
makepkg -si

To use the commands, the user must be in the emercoin group. This can be done with the command:

useradd -aG emercoin username

You can control the service using the systemctl utility, for example, to add emercoin to startup and run it right away, write:

systemctl enable --now emercoind

The config file is located along the path:

/var/lib/emc/.emercoin/emercoin.conf

For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (x64)

apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv B58C58F4
add-apt-repository 'deb http://download.emercoin.com/ubuntu xenial emercoin'
apt update && apt -y install emercoin

For Debian 8 (x64)

apt -y install software-properties-common
apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv B58C58F4
add-apt-repository 'deb http://download.emercoin.com/debian jessie emercoin'
apt update && apt -y install emercoin

After installation, the emercoin daemon can be invoked by typingemc, or controlled as a system service. e.g:

emc getinfo

For command help:

emc help

For runtime options, type:

emc -help

To stop the daemon in Ubuntu:

service emercoind stop

To start the daemon in Ubuntu:

service emercoind start

To restart the daemon in Ubuntu:

service emercoind restart