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How to Join EpiK Testnet v1.0

1. System Requirements

EpiK Protocol supports Linux and MacOS now. At least 8GB RAM is required. This article will describe how to join EpiK Protocol Test step by step on Ubuntu 18.04.

1.1 Hardware

EpiK Protocol supports sector size with 8MB, 512MB, 32GB and 64GB. An available miner should provide at least 8MB storage space. In this article, we use the device with 8 cores, 16GB RAM and 2TB storage space.

1.2 Dependency

EpiK Protocol is dependent by:

  • go (1.14)
  • gcc (7.4.0 or higher)
  • git (version 2 or higher)
  • bzr (some go dependency needs this)
  • jq
  • pkg-config
  • opencl-icd-loader
  • opencl driver (like nvidia-opencl on arch) (for GPU acceleration)
  • opencl-headers (build)
  • rustup (proofs build)
  • llvm (proofs build)
  • clang (proofs build)

2 Installation

2.1 Download

git clone https://github.com/EpiK-Protocol/go-epik.git
cd go-epik/

2.2 Compile & Install

make all 
sudo make install

3 Join the Testnet

3.1 Launch node

Launch epik daemon firstly via screen.

apt install screen 
screen -S epik
epik daemon

EpiK Testnet bootstrap nodes: /ip4/

manual connect command:

epik net connect [node]

3.2 Import Wallet

Download the EpiK Portal wallet, and create an account. Click the wallet name at the top left corner to get the tEPK private key, import the wallet on the node by following instructions:

screen -S verify
./epik wallet import /path/to/epik/private_key

3.3 Create miner

Create miner:

epik-storage-miner init --nosync

4.3 Deposit

1000 tEPK should be deposited into the miner wallet.

epik send [miner-actor] [amount]

4 Start Mining

screen -S miner
epik-storage-miner run --nosync

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· EpiK Reddit, Facebook, and Discord

· EpiK Medium (For the latest articles)

·EpiK GitHub (For the full set of code)




An AI-first blockchain that aims at an open and collaborative AI data network accessible to all AI bots in Web3. It provides the infrastructure for the community to curate high-quality human-labeled AI training data and contributes to AI bots both in real world and metaverse.

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