Running STA-Node Client

Step-by-step instructions for running STA-Node Client, especially using VPS with Ubuntu OS for the first time

STA-Node Client currently has 2 versions for Windows and Linux. You can launch the application right on your computer. To ensure compatibility, we recommend the following:

  • Windows OS: Windows 7 or later, do not use Windows Server

  • Linux OS: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS or later

Download STA-Node Client:

Minimum Hardware Requirements

2 GB RAM 1 CPU Cores 40 GB Disk Space x86/X64 Processor Stable Internet Connection


Register VPS

We recommend to use VPS from well-known services such as Vultr, DigitalOcean to ensure stability.

The operating system we recommend is: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS x64.

Login VPS with SSH

Docs: If you bought a server from another provider, the steps are basically the same.

In the process of executing commands, if any command responds "Abort!", use the up arrow button on the keyboard to quickly re-enter the previous command (which has not been completed yet), then execute again.

Setup Ubuntu server

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

Create Sudo user

(for example: new user is ‘stavax’)

adduser stavax

sudo usermod -aG sudo stavax

Install GUI for first-time users of Linux/Ubuntu

sudo apt install lightdm

sudo systemctl start lightdm

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

Install Remote Desktop with xrdp

Instead of using Console Viewer in some VPS providers, you now can use Remote Desktop.

sudo apt-get install xrdp

sudo sed -i 's/3389/53579/g' /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini

sudo sed -i 's/#Port 22/Port 53572/g' /etc/ssh/sshd_config

sudo ufw allow 53572 && sudo ufw allow 53579 && sudo ufw enable && sudo ufw status numbered

sudo reboot

Connect to VPS with Remote Desktop

Use remote desktop application to connect to your VPS. Your server IP for remote connection is:


Download and Install STA-Node Client

Open Firefox browser and download STA-Node Client on

Right click on downloaded file, choose Properties

Switch to Permissions tab, tick on the checkbox Allow executing file as program

Right click on the file again, choose Run

  • Select "Connect Wallet" and then confirm the connection within your wallet.

  • On a mobile device, employ Metamask to establish a connection between STA-Node and Wallet Connect.

  • Once the wallet is successfully linked, the main screen will display all your nodes and their current statuses.

Now you have successfully completed the installation of STA-Node. Observe as $ndSTA flows into your pocket!


With Windows OS, you just need to download the exe file, install and run like other applications.

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