Installing OpenBazaar-Server on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

User setup

log in as root

create openbazaar user

give openbazaaar user sudo access

give openbazaar user a password

give openbazaar user the pubkey

Dependency Installation

add third party dependencies

update Ubuntu’s lists of known software

install system updataes

install OpenBazaar Server dependencies available through apt

install OpenBazaar Server deps only available through 3rd party source code

Get the OpenBazaar Server source code

create a Python virtualenv for the OpenBazaar Server’s dependencies

install OpenBazaar server python deps

Add a username and password to your OpenBazaar server

Start OpenBazaar server

Hardening

@todo – coming week of April 18 2016

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