Install package

Introduction

The easiest way to start with Wasabi is to download, verify and install the released package. This is a version of the software that is thoroughly reviewed by the contributors. The package has the binary code that is needed to run the Wasabi Wallet client including the graphical user interface. For compiling the open-source code with cutting edge development features, also including the backend server, see this tutorial here.

Download the packages either from the official WasabiWallet.ioopen in new window clearnet website or for your privacy's sake, from the official Tor onion service http://wasabiukrxmkdgve5kynjztuovbg43uxcbcxn6y2okcrsg7gb6jdmbad.onion/open in new window.

Operating systems supported by Wasabi Wallet

Although there is automatic signature verification on Windows and macOS, it is still recommended to manually VERIFY PGP SIGNATURES of the downloaded package with zkSNACKs' PGP public key 6FB3 872B 5D42 292F 5992 0797 8563 4832 8949 861Eopen in new window before installing Wasabi. This protects you against malicious phishing sites giving you back-doored wallet software. If you have personally verified zkSNACKs' PGP public key 6FB3 872B 5D42 292F 5992 0797 8563 4832 8949 861Eopen in new window and you are familiar with the Web Of Trustopen in new window, please consider also signing itopen in new window.

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Don't trust - Verify!

Install Wasabi step-by-step

  1. Download the Wasabi package relevant to your operating system from wasabiwallet.ioopen in new window.
  2. Verify the PGP signatures of the download.
  3. Install Wasabi package as you would do any other software on your operating system.

Windows

  1. Downloadopen in new window the .msi installer of the latest Wasabi release.

Download Wasabi Wallet for Windows

  1. Install Wasabi by double-clicking the .msi and following the GUI instructions.

  2. Make sure that you see this window that verifies the installer was signed by zkSNACKs Limited. Manual PGP verification is optional, as the package is signed and verified automatically on Windows.

Wasabi Wallet Windows signature verification

Wasabi will be installed to your C:\Program Files\WasabiWallet\ folder. You will also have an icon in your Start Menu and on your Desktop. After the first run, a data folder will be created. Among others, here is where your wallet files and your logs reside.

Debian and Ubuntu

If you have already imported zkSNACKs' PGP public key, then jump to step 2.

  1. Download zkSNACKs' PGP public key hereopen in new window, and then import it with gpg --import PGP.txt.

    Verify that the fingerprint is 6FB3 872B 5D42 292F 5992 0797 8563 4832 8949 861E by running this command gpg --list-keys zkSNACKs.

  2. Downloadopen in new window the latest Wasabi release, both the .deb package and the corresponding .asc signature file.

Download Wasabi Wallet for Debian

  1. Verify the signature in the Download repository with gpg --verify Wasabi-2.0.2.1.deb.asc Wasabi-2.0.2.1.deb. If the message returned says Good signature from zkSNACKs and that it was signed with Primary key fingerprint: 6FB3 872B 5D42 292F 5992 0797 8563 4832 8949 861E, then the software was not tampered with since the developer signed it.

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    The output from the verify command may contain WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!. You can ignore this, but if you want to fully verify your download, you need to ask people you trust to confirm that the key fingerprint belongs to zkSNACKs.

  2. [GUI] Install by double-clicking and follow the GUI Instruction.
    [CLI] In the Download repository, execute the command sudo apt install ./Wasabi-2.0.2.1.deb to install Wasabi and after that run Wasabi by executing wassabee.

After the first run, a data folder will be created. Among others, here is where your wallet files and your logs reside.

Other Linux

If you have already imported zkSNACKs' PGP public key, then jump to step 2.

  1. Download zkSNACKs' PGP public key hereopen in new window, and then import it with gpg --import PGP.txt.

    Verify that the fingerprint is 6FB3 872B 5D42 292F 5992 0797 8563 4832 8949 861E by running this command gpg --list-keys zkSNACKs.

  2. Downloadopen in new window the latest Wasabi release, both the .tar.gz archive and the corresponding .asc signature file.

Download Wasabi Wallet for Linux

  1. In the Download folder, run gpg --verify Wasabi-2.0.2.1.tar.gz.asc Wasabi-2.0.2.1.tar.gz.

    If the message returned says Good signature from zkSNACKs and that it was signed with Primary key fingerprint: 6FB3 872B 5D42 292F 5992 0797 8563 4832 8949 861E, then the software was not tampered with since the developer signed it.

    TIP

    The output from the verify command may contain WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!. You can ignore this, but if you want to fully verify your download, you need to ask people you trust to confirm that the key fingerprint belongs to zkSNACKs.

  2. Extract the archive while keeping the file permissions: tar -pxzf Wasabi-2.0.2.1.tar.gz.

  3. Run Wasabi by executing ./wassabee.

After the first run, a data folder will be created. Among others, here is where your wallet files and your logs reside.

macOS

  1. Downloadopen in new window the .dmg package of Wasabi 2.0.2.1 for your machine's processor. There are two types of packages for macOS, one for Intel and one for the Apple Silicon chip. If you're not sure what processor your device has, you can check itopen in new window.

Download Wasabi Wallet for macOS

  1. Double-click .dmg to open it.

  2. Install Wasabi by dragging it into your Applications folder.

  3. At first startup, there will be a pop-up that Wasabi was downloaded from the internet. Click on Open and restart Wasabi.

After the first run, a data folder will be created. Among others, here is where your wallet files and your logs reside.

Optional PGP Verification

If you have already imported zkSNACKs' PGP public key, then jump to step 4.

  1. Get GnuPGopen in new window.

  2. Copy zkSNACKs' PGP public keyopen in new window into a new TextEdit document and saving it as zkSNACKsPubKey.txt. Before saving, you need to go to Format / Make Plain Text (otherwise TextEdit will not be able to save it as a .txt file).

  3. Open Terminal and go to the folder in which you saved the zkSNACKsPubKey.txt file and import the PGP public key with sudo gpg --import zkSNACKsPubKey.txt. This should return the output: key 856348328949861E: public key "zkSNACKs <[email protected]>" imported.

  4. Downloadopen in new window the latest Wasabi release, both the .dmg package and the corresponding .asc signature file.

  5. In the Download folder, run sudo gpg --verify Wasabi-2.0.2.1.dmg.asc Wasabi-2.0.2.1.dmg. If the message returned says Good signature from zkSNACKs and that it was signed with Primary key fingerprint: 6FB3 872B 5D42 292F 5992 0797 8563 4832 8949 861E, then the software was not tampered with since the developer signed it.

    TIP

    The output from the verify command may contain WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!. You can ignore this, but if you want to fully verify your download, you need to ask people you trust to confirm that the key fingerprint belongs to zkSNACKs.

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