Installing the client

Bitcoin Core is publicly available for free from the official Bitcoin site (www.bitcoin.org). Installations are available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Installing the client

Figure 5.1 - Downloading the client

You can download the client from https://bitcoin.org/en/download. The site gives detailed instructions on how to install the client on each operating system (Windows, OS/X, and Linux).With the client installed, you'll be able to execute commands on the network using command-line scripts or with other development tools.

Requirements

Due to the heavy use of processing and storage, several requirements must be met for proper performance:

  • At least 100GB ...

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