User manual using Peercoin wallet on a Raspberry Pi


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Getting Peercoin wallet on your Raspberry Pi desktop
a description here how to get the wallet on your Pi… This can be either download a Pi version from the official website or compile a version yourself :smiley:
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I have made a bunch of screenshots to get you started. I am not sure if others can edit the this post. But feel free to make this post better. How to use a wallet is independent of the OS. So if you know your way around on Windows, this is just the same.

How to start the wallet:
picture 1 on https://imgur.com/PqOsM6T

Where to find the wallet.dat file
picture 2 on https://imgur.com/BQai5KS

How to encrypt your wallet
Go to Settings -> Encrypt wallet.
picture 3 and more on https://imgur.com/1FK8wRn

How to create a Peercoin address
Click on the Receive tab. Press New address. This will be your public address you can give to another person if you want to receive coins

How to backup a private key

  1. start your wallet
  2. Click on ‘help’ in the menu bar (top right)
  3. Click on ‘debug window’
  4. Select the ‘console’ tab
  5. If your wallet is protected by a passphrase (i.e. you have to enter a passphrase before you can send) unlock it by typing walletpassphrase “myverylongwalletpassphrase” 600
  6. type this command dumpprivkey mypublicpeercoinaddress
  7. This will return the private key. Keep this private, Never post this or give this out unless you want to lose your coins

How to import a private key (from paper wallet)

  1. Start wallet
  2. Select Help (to the right of Settings)
  3. Select Debug Window
  4. Select Console
  5. If you encrypted your wallet, unlock it by entering walletpassphrase “YourLongPassphrase” 600 next to the > input box
  6. Next to the > input box type importprivkey theverylongprivatekey

TLDR: watch on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvd1OhApu6fVgcvkEdSNYJiuM8iAi_2iu