Here is a quick setup guide for having a beautiful text only terminal wallet for any cryptocurrency on Linux. The following example is for Ekrona coin and Debian 7.0, but it can be easily adapted to any altcoin and any linux distro.
Termcoin source: https://github.com/chjj/termcoin
Termcoin terminal wallet in action:
And here is the guide for Ekrona & Debian 7.0:
Prerequisites: You have a Debian linux with Ekrona server running.
If not, first install all dependencies for termcoin:
sudo apt-get update && apt-get install git-core curl build-essential openssl libssl-dev
Install termcoin, node and blessed:
git clone https://github.com/chjj/termcoin
git clone https://github.com/joyent/node.git
sudo make install
npm install blessed
And now start the termcoin client (credentials are from ekrona.conf):