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Bitcoin-node script

This is a script that will set up a Bitcoin node on a Debian server.

It is designed for a brand-new Debian install, preferably Jessie or Squeeze. It will try to upgrade to Jessie.

The wallet features will be disabled for security and performance reasons.

The script is idempotent.

Requirements

  • At least 30 GB of storage
  • 512 MB of memory (swap should be OK)
  • Debian 6 to 8

Installing

Open a root SSH shell to your server. Type in:

wget https://bitbucket.org/pankkake/bitcoin-node/raw/master/node.sh
bash -xeu node.sh

To view the status of your Bitcoin node:

su bitcoin -c 'bitcoind getinfo'

Verifying the script authenticity

See the VERIFY file.

Credits

If you like this script, please tip 1Md5kvYempaW3NkYxdYbFezL6mKg7QwERe.