Bright Boson 2.0.4739 — Release Notes

Beam Privacy
Apr 3 · 2 min read

April, 3rd, 2019

General Note

  • Release Notes
  • Download the updated version
  • Testnet: 03.04.2019 version 2.0.4740
  • Mainnet: 03.04.2019 version 2.0.4739


  • [desktop wallet, node] Аfter being offline node sync will be lightning-fast, for both standalone node and integrated into the desktop wallet, see technical documentation (#454)
  • [desktop wallet, cli wallet] For desktop wallet, upon successful transaction completion a sender will receive a proof, signed by the receiver, for cli wallet, the proof will be generated once а handshake between the wallets has been accomplished, see user manual and technical documentation (#415)


  • [desktop wallet] When sending beams, the Sender’s wallet will wait longer for the Receiver to come online, namely 12 hours instead of 2 (#473)
  • [desktop wallet] No more security warnings. The apps are signed now on both Mac and Windows (#37)
  • [cli wallet] Transaction history will display Kernel ID from now on (#418)
  • [wallet] Wallet application and Wallet API became much more responsive due to reworked request service architecture (#407)


  • [desktop wallet] Deleted transaction re-appears with “receiving” status (#554)
  • [cli wallet] Fixed incorrect amounts in transaction history for certain locales (#480)
  • [cli wallet, node] Fixed inconsistent params names (#249)
  • [desktop wallet] Fixed crash, happened in rare cases when the wallet was switched from remote to the local node and restarted (#573)

For a more comprehensive list of the tasks accomplished please read here.

Known issues and workarounds

  • [node] When starting a standalone node, node.db and macroblock files should be manually removed
  • [node, wallet] PREVIOUS versions of node and wallet may take a REALLY long time to synchronize with new nodes.

Verifying release binaries

PGP key: “A6C6 2C9F 5593 1860 AFF8 3BBB 997E AB9F 3DF7 F375”

  1. Go to and get the Public PGP key.
  2. Download the signed binary file (with extension .asc) you want to verify.
  3. Verify signature using PGP Suite or any other PGP verification tools


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