Cardano Node 1.18.0 (Stake Pool) installation guide (MainNet) for dummies

This is a guide on how to install a Cardano node for people who are interested to run their own ADA Staking Pool

Before we start

1) This guide assumes that you have at least basic knowledge on Linux administration. 2) We are going to use Ubuntu as our choice for the OS. 3) If you have any questions - join our telegram group: https://t.me/StakePool247help where we have some great mentors which are redy to help you!

You can join also other Telegram groups where you can leran about Cardano Stake pool management: - Cardano Shelley & StakePool Best Practice Workgroup https://t.me/CardanoStakePoolWorkgroup - Cardano Community Tech Support https://t.me/CardanoCommunityTechSupport Other great toutorials i have found on net: https://www.coincashew.com/coins/overview-ada/guide-how-to-build-a-haskell-stakepool-node https://guides.poapool.com

This guide is based on official Cardano Official guide and from our experience. We understand thathat the information flow is HUGE... and threfore we want to have a place where you can find all the neccessary information in setting up your own personal ADA Staking Pool.

The guide is updated for Mainnet to work with latest release: 1.18.0

To get support, join our Telegram Group: https://t.me/StakePool247help