Magic 0.2 is available!

Pia Opulencia
Jan 29 · 2 min read

The team has been focused on improvements to the developer experience for connectivity providers, focusing on ease of installation and on-boarding. Two of the most requested and reported issues from our early adopter Alpha program are live today!

Magic Desktop Client for Linux

Both MacOS and Linux are now supported by Magic Desktop Client. Installation and network connection was verified on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and nmcli 1.10.6.

Python 2.7 removed as strict requirement

Magic Desktop Client now requires Python >= 3.5.3, < 4. We recommend using pyenv to manage versions.

Updated certificate: Action required

Re-issued certificate for Magic Agent which was causing authentication issues.

If you had previously installed Magic Client, please create a new account by running magic-cli and following the prompts to leverage the new certificate. In the future, we will be adding methods to edit or modify instead of having to create a new account.

If you had a previous Gateway installation of Magic Agent, the updated certificate is available on master. If you need help updating your certificate manually, please send us a GitHub issue and we can help!

What’s next?


The next feature release will include an early payments implementation on Ethereum’s Rinkeby Testnet. We’ll be doing a deeper dive into how payments in Magic work in a future series. Keep your eyes peeled!

Cloud hosted gateway

In addition, we are standing up a cloud hosted gateway to make it easier to try Magic. We are reaching out to select partners to test the initial setup now. A publicly accessible setup is coming soon, if this is of interest to you please let us know!

Stay tuned for more updates by following along with us.


Magic is Internet Service from the Future. —

Pia Opulencia

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Product @helloitsmagic



Magic is Internet Service from the Future. —

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