Some basic steps on setting up Plutus on Ubuntu.

1) Make sure you have git installed sudo apt-get install git

2) Clone Plutus git clone

The following steps can be found here (

3) Install Nix `curl -L | sh`

4) Make sure nix command is there, if not you might have todo this . /home/dimitry/.nix-profile/etc/profile.d/

6) Edit config sudo pico /etc/nix/nix.conf. You might need to create this file.

7) Add the following two lines to the file /etc/nix/nix.conf.

substituters        =
trusted-public-keys =
Two lines that need to be in you nix.conf file

8) From the plutus git directory, you can build using the following command nix build -f default.nix docs.papers.eutxo. This will build the Plutus core.

9) Make sure nix-shell command works from the git plutus folder.