BitShares Core Release 2.0.180823 (optional upgrade)

approved and published on 08/18/2018

The BitShares Blockchain Foundation is pleased to inform the community about the latest feature release for the BitShares main network.

After many weeks of development and over two weeks testing on the bitshares testnet, this final version


has been tagged in the bitshares-core repository on GitHub.

Important remark: This is a feature release adding support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and numerous security enhancements. Validation nodes are encouraged to upgrade (will replay automatically on first run).

Release Highlights

[Complete Release Notes(]

How to upgrade from sources

cd bitshares-core
git fetch origin
git checkout 2.0.180823
git submodule sync --recursive
git submodule update --init --recursive

Follow the usual compile instructions with cmake and make

Change Log

The detailed lists of updates, bug fixes and security fixes can be found in the Release Notes


The new docker container has been built by Docker Hub and is available via

docker pull bitshares/bitshares-core:2.0.180823

Feature Release

This new release enhances the platform functionality without modifying the underlying consensus protocol.