Editions: Daedalus, Daedalus Rewards
Linux is different from Windows and macOS in that installation needs to be done manually.
Installation Instructions for Linux
Download the installer at https://daedaluswallet.io/#download
2. Run the installer
For Daedalus Rewards
coming soon please log a support ticket if you need this info.
On some Linux distributions, this may initially fail and request you to run some commands as root to enable
If sudo is available, running these two commands should work:
sudo sysctl -w kernel.unprivileged_userns_clone=1
sudo echo kernel.unprivileged_userns_clone=1 > /etc/sysctl.d/nix-user-chroot.conf
After doing that try running the installer again.
3. Start Daedalus
Start Daedalus using any of these methods:
A. Using the desktop Application menu
(works on Linux distributions that put ~/.local/bin in $PATH)
If you have used previous Daedalus development builds, Daedalus may hang during startup in the network connection phase, with the following error appearing in the console log:
logException: Could not parse saved checkpoint due to the following error: too few bytes
To recover you will need to remove the wallet database (Note: you will need to restore the wallet from your recovery phrase afterwards! so make sure you have a valid recovery phrase available):
rm ~/.local/share/Daedalus/mainnet/Wallet/ -rf