BEAM — New Release: Testnet 3

Alex Romanov
Dec 6, 2018 · 2 min read
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Today we’re announcing the release of , which contains new features, bug fixes, and documentation improvements.

If you already have an , . Instructions can be found below.

Notable changes

  1. Miner: Miner client for testing only (Equihash 144,5)
  2. Desktop wallet: Statues for UTXO become more informative and user-friendly.
  3. Desktop wallet: “Addresses” screen is added.
  4. Wallet, Miner: When restoring a wallet mined coins will be restored alongside “regular” ones.
  5. Miner: Improved error handling with CPUs that lack AVX instruction set on Linux.
  6. Desktop wallet: When switching from local to remote node multiple issues were encountered and fixed.
  7. other numerous fixes applied.
  8. Mining: BEAM mining protocol API (Stratum)

For a comprehensive list of changes, see our 3.0 GitHub milestones. To follow our progress, watch the GitHub project and join the forum.

: The 2.2 release will reach deprecation in a few days, and 2.2 nodes will automatically shut down at that time.

Update instructions

  • remove BEAM Wallet current installation
  • delete the directory

Mac: /Users/{your_user_name}/Library/Application Support/Beam Wallet/
Windows: :\Users\{your_user_name}\AppData\Local\Beam Wallet
Linux: /home/{your_user_name}/.local/share/Beam Wallet

: If you with this update, please feel free to reach our team on Discord and/or Telegram. Ask for Angus.

And last but not least, . Stay tuned!


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Thanks to Alexander Zaidelson

Alex Romanov

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CTO @BEAM with a strong technological background and managerial skills. Always hands on. Worked on many complex projects with large distributed teams.

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Alex Romanov

Written by

CTO @BEAM with a strong technological background and managerial skills. Always hands on. Worked on many complex projects with large distributed teams.

BEAM-MW

BEAM-MW

Leading the way to confidential DeFi

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