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Offline Stouse49

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Goldcoin: How to install the Goldcoin Client
« on: August 05, 2013, 12:21:17 AM »
Instructions for Windows ( XP, Vista, 7 and 8 )

Installation is a three step process:
  • Download the client at http://gldcoin.com/get-started/.  Click the link for the Windows Client.
  • Run the installation program that you just downloaded.
  • Start the Goldcoin client [Start | All Programs | Goldcoin (GLD) | Goldcoin (GLD)].
Editing or Checking the Settings in goldcoin.conf
The configuration settings for the Goldcoin client are stored in the gldcoin.conf file which is located here: %appdata%\GoldCoin (GLD)\goldcoin.conf [1]. 
  • In Windows Vista, 7 and 8 this is C:\Users\<username>\AppData\GoldCoin (GLD)\goldcoin.conf
  • In Windows XP it is this: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\GoldCoin (GLD)\goldcoin.conf

Instructions for Mac
  • Download the client at http://gldcoin.com/get-started/.  Click the link for the Windows Client.
  • Copy the GoldCoin (GLD)-QT application from the dmg file to the Desktop or the Applications folder
  • Double click the client from the location that it was copied to.

Instructions for Linux
Linux instructions to be added later.

Example goldcoin.conf Configuration File
If this file is edited, restart the client for the changes to take effect.
Code: [Select]
rpcuser=user_name
rpcpassword=strong_password
rpcallowip=127.0.0.1
rpcport=8122
port=8121
daemon=1
server=1
gen=0
maxconnections=64
dns=1
checkpoints=1
listen=1
dnsseed=1
banscore=5
bantime=604800
addnode=50.116.22.43
addnode=88.161.131.83
addnode=24.70.184.213
addnode=208.115.109.157
addnode=72.200.175.240
addnode=192.241.134.49
addnode=76.10.147.84
addnode=150.101.174.85
addnode=212.124.68.161
addnode=82.20.48.48
addnode=199.201.106.33
addnode=78.145.71.105
addnode=209.172.25.95

Special thanks to bitshirehashaway for the first draft of this instruction guide.

[1] Previous versions of the client (0.6.9.4 and earlier): %appdata%\GLDCoin\gldcoin.conf
« Last Edit: October 20, 2013, 08:35:21 PM by Stouse49 »
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Re: Goldcoin: How to install the Goldcoin Client
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2013, 02:21:51 AM »
Bitshirehashaway is the coolest name.  It makes me laugh a little every time I see it.

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Re: Goldcoin: How to install the Goldcoin Client
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2013, 07:10:45 AM »
Can you please add the instructions for linux ? Thanks.
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