Forknote command line client overview
Forknote works through 3 separate binary files operated through command line:
forknoted – daemon to synchronize the block chain and mine cryptonote tokens.
simplewallet – wallet to receive and send funds.
walletd – RPC wallet for services.
Unzip the archive to one separate folder
Create or download the desired configuration: Forknote configurations
- Open forknoted. For downloadable Linux archive use:
./forknoted --config-file <path_to_config_file>
Wait until forknoted is synchronized. You will be notified with several green “SYNCHRONIZED OK” messages.
- Open simplewallet. For downloadable Linux archive use:
./simplewallet --config-file <path_to_config_file>
Daemon: synchronization & mining
Main article: Daemon configuration and commands
After forknoted is launched you will have to wait until it is synchronized with the network. You will be notified with several green “SYNCHRONIZED OK” messages. Here are the most important daemon commands:
|start_mining <wallet_address> [threads=1]||Start mining in several threads to a given wallet address|
|show_hr||Show current mining hashrate|
|hide_hr||Stop showing current mining hashrate|
|help||Show all daemon commands|
Simplewallet: send and receive payments
Main article: Simplewallet configuration and commands
Simplewallet can only be used after the daemon is launched and synchronized. Simlewallet automatically synchronizes with forknoted. Here are the most important wallet commands:
|address||Show your wallet address|
|balance||Show current wallet balance|
|transfer <mixin_count> <address> <amount>||Send money to <address> with a mixing degree of <mixin_count>|
|start_mining <threads>||Start mining in daemon with several threads to the current wallet address|
|stop_mining||Stop mining in daemon|
|help||Show all wallet commands|
Main article: RPC wallet introduction
The RPC wallet is the way for services to send, recieve and track transactions.