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How to install and run a Grin Node + Wallet

What’s Grin and MimbleWimble?


  • Linux (x86–64 only) or MacOS

Downloading the Binaries

Installing and building

tar xzf grin-v1.0.0-479973573-linux-amd64.tgz
mkdir ~/grin
cp grin ~/grin
echo export PATH=~/grin:$PATH >> ~/.bashrc
source ~/.bashrc

Initiating Grin Node

grin --floonet
Grin Node
grin wallet init
grin --floonet wallet init
Grin Wallet Setup

Checking wallet balance

grin wallet info

Transacting with Grin

grin wallet send -m file -d my_grin_transaction.tx 100
grin wallet receive -i my_grin_transaction.tx
grin wallet finalize -i my_grin_transaction.tx.response

This command will broadcast the transaction and update the balances on both ends.

Do you want to start mining Grin?

Happy Hashing!



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