1. For Ubuntu base: 

2. For other Linux

wget https://github.com/SmartCash/electrum-smart/releases/download/v4.0.2/Linux-electrum-smart-4.0.2.tar.gz
tar -xzvf Linux-electrum-smart-4.0.2.tar.gz
cd electrum-smart &&
python3 run_electrum

3. For Trezor:

  • sudo apt-get install python-dev cython libusb-1.0-0-dev libudev-dev git
  • sudo pip3 install setuptools
  • sudo pip3 install trezor

4. For Raspberry Pi

These short steps assume you are using the Raspbian OS and already have it installed and running.


Electrum is a Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) wallet. This means it is fast and lightweight (it doesn't need to store the full blockchain, just headers). Electrum depends on other full nodes in the SmartCash network to verify whether a particular smartcash payment can be made. You can find more information about Electrum on their website.


Install needed dependencies: ((Install of Python, a Programming Language and PIP, a package manager for Python packages))

sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-pyqt5 python3-pip

Use the Python installer (pip) to download and install Electrum:

sudo pip3 install https://github.com/SmartCash/electrum-smart/releases/download/v4.0.2/Linux-electrum-smart-4.0.2.tar.gz

Launch the desktop:


To launch Electrum you can either open a terminal and run:


Or you can find the Electrum application in the menu by going to Menu > Internet > Electrum-SMART.

5. For Clean Install

  1. Save your seed
  2. Remove old config files
  • On Windows go to \Users\YourUserName\AppData\Roaming\Electrum-SMART\ (or %APPDATA%\Electrum-SMART)
  • On Mac, open finder, go to folder (shift+cmd+G) and type ~/.Electrum-SMART
  • on Linux, go to home folder, Go -> Location and type ~/.Electrum-SMART
  1. Install the new version and recover your seed

P/s: Test newest features here: https://github.com/SmartCash/electrum-smart/releases