Best Ethereum Wallets for Ubuntu

The Top 5 Best Ethereum Wallets for Ubuntu

Ethereum is a blockchain platform that runs smart contracts. Ethereum was the 2nd most valuable cryptocurrency after Bitcoin but on the final Friday of 2017, Ripple surpassed Ethereum to become 2nd most valuable cryptocurrency in the world. Ethereum currently ranks 3rd in terms of market share.

Even if Ethereum slipped to 3rd in terms of most valuable cryptocurrencies, many investors are looking towards Ethereum with optimism. If you are one of them then you must be looking for a secure Ethereum Wallet. So today we will have a look at top 5 Ethereum Wallets you can use on your Ubuntu.

  1. Jaxx

Jaxx is a secure cryptocurrency wallet which is developed by Canada-based Decentral. It has simple but most futuristic user interface and it also supports 13 different cryptocurrencies. It is backed by a innovative community which helps you keeping it up-to-date with regular updates.

Jaxx is a cross-platform wallet which is available for Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android and iOS. Jaxx also offers its Chrome and Firefox extensions.  Jaxx Wallet has a slick user interface which will make you feel very comfortable even if you are using it for the first time.

  1. Exodus

Exodus is a Blockchain Wallet Asset which was launched in July 2016 and worth mentioning that it has become very popular cryptocurrency wallet in very short time period. The user Interface of Exodus client is very attractive but simple. If you don’t have any knowledge about cryptocurrency and how it works you can still use this wallet.

Exodus offers some unique features like offline private keys storage and cryptocurrency exchange. This wallet is only available for desktop and there is no mobile version available as of now.

  1. MyEtherWallet

MyEtherWallet does not have a dedicated client for desktop or mobile phone but it directly provides a web interface where you can create, send and receive Ethereum. It is an open-source where you can write and access smart contracts.

MyEtherWallet website has a simple user interface. On the home screen you will see Create New Wallet option where it will guide you through process of setting up your Ethereum account.

  1. Coinbase

Coinbase is one of the popular Blockchain Wallet Asset clients and recently it has extended support for Ethereum. Coinbase Wallet is very easy to use and has elegant user interface. Private keys are stored on its hosted servers hence user doesn’t have control on private keys.

Coinbase is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android and iOS platform. One drawback about Coinbase is that it doesn’t offer Smart Contracts Support.

  1. Mist

Mist is a dedicated Ethereum Wallet which has very unique and user friendly interface. Mist desktop client is available for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms.

Some of the notable features in Mist include ShapeShift which helps in exchanging other cryptocurrencies.  Private Keys are stored on users device making it more secure process.

So these are the Top 5 Ethereum Wallets you should try to manage your Ethereum account. Ethereum Wallets are still in their early days so if guys have any better alternative other than these then feel free to tweet us your thoughts at @linuxhint.

About the author

Swapnil Tirthakar

Swapnil Tirthakar

A Software Engineer who loves football and passionate about traveling. I often spend my free time playing with gadgets and exploring new possibilities in tech world. I am Linux enthusiast and have about 6 years of experience in web development. I have good command on Python, Java, SQL and system security.