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Updating Bitcoin Fullnode from v0.12 to 0.13.1
# Install updates
sudo apt-get update
# Install dependencies for Bitcoin Core (not the GUI)
sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf libssl-dev libboost-dev libboost-chrono-dev libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-program-options-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-test-dev libboost-thread-dev libtool libevent-dev -y
# Install dependencies for Bitcoin QT (GUI)
sudo apt-get install libqt4-dev qt4-dev-tools libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler libqrencode-dev -y
# Setup Swap file
sudo sed -i '16s/.*/CONF_SWAPSIZE=1024/g' /etc/dphys-swapfile
sudo dphys-swapfile setup
sudo dphys-swapfile swapon
mkdir ~/bin
cd ~/bin
git clone -b v0.13.1
cd bitcoin/
./configure CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/include -O2" LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/lib" --enable-upnp-default --with-gui=qt4
make -j2
sudo make install
sudo rm -r -f /home/pi/bin
# Remove the swap file we made earlier
sudo chmod -x /etc/init.d/dphys-swapfile
sudo swapoff -a
sudo rm /var/swap

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MrChrisJ commented Oct 30, 2016

Download this file to the Pi and type the line:

sudo chmod +x  

Then sit back and relax.

You can also create a new document on the Pi using Nano and just copy paste the code above if you are using SSH. The new config file is here:

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