I want to run full ethereum mainnet node on ubuntu,
what dependencies are required to install and run geth on ubuntu?
Ethereum Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Ethereum, the decentralized application platform and smart contract enabled blockchain. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
Refer this presentation to understand hardware requirements.
Refer this article to understand why syncing with ethereum node is slow?
Lately, a lot of people have been having issues with Geth, especially concerning syncing problems which were taking a long time to complete. This article will talk about how to set up a Parity node as an alternative to get a working Ethereum node as quickly as possible.
Install the latest Ethereum software.
Installing from PPA
install software-properties-common(add-apt-repository command is under the package software-properties-common and you need to install this package in order to install add-apt-repository).
add the ppa:ethereum/ethereum repository using the add-apt-repository command. Now you want to check your /sources.list.d/. For example if you are adding Launchpad to your wheezy /sources.list.d/