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Syscoin 4.4.2 Upgrade Guide

Upgrade/Installation Guide:

Backup FIRST!

  1. Base on your OS, locate your wallet.dat within your Data Folder. This file contains your private key information so please back up this file before proceeding.
  • For Windows, the Data Folder is located at

  • For Linux, the Data Folder is located at

  • For MacOS, the Data Folder is located at
    ~/Library/Application Support/Syscoin

  1. Copy the wallet.dat to somewhere safe

  2. Ensure syscoind and syscoin-qt is not running before proceeding!


On Windows, please download the latest version here: https://github.com/syscoin/syscoin/releases

If you prefer an installer, use "win64-setup"
If you prefer a zipped standalone version, use "win64zip"

Linux + MacOS

On Linux and MacOS, you can choose to use the pre-built binary (.dmg for MacOS) or build from source code:

Compiling from source code

If you ran 4.0.3 before, please do the following first before checking out the latest code:

cd ~/syscoin
git checkout v4.1.3
sudo make uninstall
make clean

This uninstall the 4.1.3 binaries from /usr/local/bin and then clean up the repo
Proceed as usual after

git checkout v4.4.2
sudo make install

Linux: Using Pre-built Binaries

Download the binary

wget https://github.com/syscoin/syscoin/releases/download/v4.4.2/syscoin-4.4.2-x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.gz

Check the shasum of the file (It shouldu say OK)

echo "d276de295070e4515ce0b2ced5b788778deb411c95c4e77fb5838ea2336c2e1e syscoin-4.4.2-x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.gz" | sha256sum -c

Unzip the file

tar xf syscoin-4.4.2-x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.gz

Install the binaries to /usr/local/bin

sudo install -m 0755 -o root -g root -t /usr/local/bin syscoin-4.4.2/bin/*


Masternode Install/upgrade guide can be found here: