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In order to use VeriCoin you will need to use a VeriCoin wallet. A cryptocurrency wallet is a software used to store, send, and receive digital currency. It may be viewed as an account in the ordinary banking system that serves as online banking client as well. Instead of an account number your wallet comes with an address also known as public key. Cryptocurrency itself is not actually “stored” in a wallet, the blockchain keeps track of the balance of everyones address. Your wallet in fact stores your private and public keys. The wallet should run 24/7 to keep the network stable and your coins staking. Thus an energy efficient device is mandatory these days. It doesn't need much computing power.

IMPORTANT: Never share your wallet password or private key!

Download VeriCoin Wallet - Version 1.7 (New)

Download Your VeriCoin 1.7 Wallet

Release Date Nov 17, 2018 Release Notes

Choose your preferred platform:

Windows

Mac OS X

Linux

Source Code

Paper Wallet

Installation Guides

Windows

Mac OS X

Linux

In a Terminal start with an update of your system

 sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -f -y

Install the wallets dependencies:

 sudo apt-get install build-essential libboost-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev \
      libcurl4-openssl-dev libboost-thread-dev libssl-dev libdb++-dev libboost-program-options-dev \
      libminiupnpc-dev libboost-all-dev libqrencode-dev freeglut3-dev git libminizip-dev -y

Clone the wallet software itself

 git clone https://github.com/vericoin/vericoin.git

Compile the wallet within its source directory

 cd vericoin/src
 make -f makefile.unix

Get latest config file with sync nodes

 wget http://www.vericoin.info/downloads/vericoin.conf

Configure daemon

 nano vericoin.conf

with

server=1
listen=1
daemon=1
rpcuser=vericoinrpc
rpcpassword=

below the nodes list.

Source Code

Technical Support Files

  • VeriCoin Blockchain for manual download.

Securing your Wallet

The wallet stores private key information in a file named wallet.dat. It contains:

  • keypairs for each of your addresses
  • transactions done from/to your addresses
  • user preferences
  • default key
  • reserve keys
  • accounts

The wallet.dat file is located in

  • Linux
 ~/.vericoin 
  • Windows
 $UserDirectory$/AppData/Roaming/VeriCoin 
  • Mac OS
 ~/Library/Application Support/vericoin/

Linux users of the vericoind make sure to use encryptwallet to excrypt your wallet with a passphrase.

Backup your wallet.dat in a secure place (USB drive, CD, ...).