You can not select more than 25 topics Topics must start with a letter or number, can include dashes ('-') and can be up to 35 characters long.


  1. Bitcoin 0.6.99 BETA
  2. Copyright (c) 2009-2012 Bitcoin Developers
  3. Distributed under the MIT/X11 software license, see the accompanying
  4. file license.txt or
  5. This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in
  6. the OpenSSL Toolkit ( This product includes
  7. cryptographic software written by Eric Young (
  8. Intro
  9. -----
  10. Bitcoin is a free open source peer-to-peer electronic cash system that is
  11. completely decentralized, without the need for a central server or trusted
  12. parties. Users hold the crypto keys to their own money and transact directly
  13. with each other, with the help of a P2P network to check for double-spending.
  14. Setup
  15. -----
  16. You need the Qt4 run-time libraries to run bitcoin-qt. On Debian or Ubuntu:
  17. sudo apt-get install libqtgui4
  18. Unpack the files into a directory and run:
  19. bin/32/bitcoin-qt (GUI, 32-bit)
  20. bin/32/bitcoind (headless, 32-bit)
  21. bin/64/bitcoin-qt (GUI, 64-bit)
  22. bin/64/bitcoind (headless, 64-bit)
  23. See the documentation at the bitcoin wiki:
  25. for help and more information.