Basic Gunbot Linux commandsGunbot will run on all major operating systems flawlessly, but if you’re thinking about renting cloud space to make Gunbot run 24/7/365 without having your own computer or server constantly running – you’ll find that Linux Debian instances are vastly cheaper than their Windows counterparts.
Do i have to use this environment?
Can Linux be hacked?
Anything can be hacked with enough determination/coffee. Linux, however, is the industry standard for enterprise servers due to its open source infrastructure and security features. You should always exercise due diligence in regards to online security.
What are the benefits of using Linux in the cloud?
A lightning Fast connection time between Gunbot and your exchange. A bot that is constantly active with a lower risk of disconnection – for example: neighbourhood power outage or someone accidentally unplugging your router.
Will I ever be locked out of my instance?
While this is extremely unlikely, it is not impossible. The main reasons people lose access to their instance is loss of private SSH keys. Look after these like you look after your credit card. If this ever happens, change your API keys immediately and contact us.
Learn about instances in the Gunbot School
Okay, let’s jump in to the Gunbot Linux commands
mkdir is short for make directory and you’ll be using this command to make your folders.
For example, if I wanted to make a folder called Gunbot, it’s as simple as typing
to navigate to that folder, you’d just type
from the directory you created Gunbot in.
Did you misname this file? Uh-oh, lock your doors, the Linux police are on their way! You’d better change it with the “mv” command further in this page.