For veteran Linux users, trading or using bitcoin really isn’t a big deal, but if you haven’t been around Linux for very long, you might like to know about the various Linux based bitcoin wallets available to get you buying or trading in bitcoin. Note that some of these clients also support other blockchain currencies such as Etherium or Ripple.
Armory is an advanced Bitcoin client that expands its features for Bitcoin power users. It offers many backup and encryption features, and it allows secure cold-storage on offline computers.
Bitcoin Core is a full Bitcoin client and builds the backbone of the network. It offers high levels of security, privacy, and stability. However, it has fewer features and it takes a lot of space and memory.
Bitcoin Knots is a full Bitcoin client and builds the backbone of the network. It offers high levels of security, privacy, and stability. It includes more advanced features than Bitcoin Core, but they are not as well-tested. It uses a lot of space and memory.
Bither is a simple & secure wallet. With special designed Cold/Hot modes, user can easily get both safety and simplicity. Bither’s XRANDOM uses different entropy sources to generate true random number for users. Also with HDM, users can have HD’s advantages and Multisig’s security.
BitPay Wallet is a HD-multisignature wallet. BitPay supports multiple personal and shared wallets, testnet, and the full Payment Protocol. A private BWS node can be used for enhanced security and privacy.
Electrum’s focus is speed and simplicity, with low resource usage. It uses remote servers that handle the most complicated parts of the Bitcoin system, and it allows you to recover your wallet from a secret phrase.
mSIGNA is an advanced yet easy-to-use wallet featuring speed and simplicity, enterprise-level scalability, and strong security. It supports BIP32, multisignature transactions, offline storage, multidevice synchronization, and encrypted electronic and paper backups.
Wasabi is an open-source, non-custodial, privacy focused Bitcoin wallet for Windows, Linux and Mac. Built-in Tor anonymity network, CoinJoin and coin control features.
There you have it, there are some of the most popular Linux-based Bitcoin wallets. Do you know of any others? What is your favourite? Let us know in the comments!