How to install UFO client to generate RSA UFOs

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For Ubuntu 12.04 or higher

  1. Install node.js using Launchpad repo by Chris Lea :

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo apt-add-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nodejs

  1. Check the npm version by using the following command:

npm -v

If npm is not installed then, you will get error saying “npm : command not found.” Otherwise, you will get the version number like 1.4.14.

To install npm use the following command :

 sudo apt-get install npm

  1. Install other dependencies:

sudo apt-get install build-essential libgmp-dev gmp-ecm git nano

  1. Download the ufo client from git:

git clone

  1. Configure and install the ufo_client :

cd ufo_client npm config set registry npm install

  1. Edit your nick from new configuration file:

(umask 077 && node index.js > ~/ufo_config.yml) nano ~/ufo_config.yml      # edit your nick

  1. Get your nick and pubkey from the configuration file:

egrep 'nick|pubkey' ~/ufo_config.yml

  1. Send the nick and pubkey to Gnos1s, via IRC chat at #anoncoin, or by pm on Reddit using the url :

  2. Running with the generated configuration file (after your nick has been added to database):

node index.js ~/ufo_config.yml