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Blackcoin More Client v2.13.2.5-4e9af875c9

We upgraded to this version in order to fix the "missing utxos" issue some people were experiencing. The amount of BLK showing in the wallet was not correct, when compared to an online block explorer. Please read everything below BEFORE upgrading.
Michel van Kessel
2 min read
about, Basics, getting-started, introduction, Q&A, trading

What is Blackcoin (BLK), the “currency”?

Like Bitcoin (BTC), Blackcoin (BLK) is traded as a commodity in the USA. So, what exactly is traded? First, you must understand that "Blackcoin" designates three different things: 1. The Blackcoin Client == the original software that creates the blockchain. 2. The Blockchain == a database [mostly] of Unspent Transaction Outputs  ( UTXO ). 3. The Commodity == BLK == some part of a UTXO. Owning Blackcoin (BLK) means owning rights to a string of numbers and letters - a private key  - whi
Daniel Clough
2 min read
about, introduction, Basics, getting-started

ABOUT BLACKCOIN

Blackcoin, like Bitcoin, is a not like a Bank. There are no accounts. An address may be associated with an Unspent Transaction Output ( UTXO ). The address can only be spent with a private key. Each UTXO "contains" a fixed amount of Blackcoin ( BLK; the currency) which is  a commodity money traded on exchange since 2014. Each client keeps a record of all transactions on the blockchain, a database - a collection of files. Roughly once a minute, with constant small variations, a new block is
Daniel Clough
2 min read
more, Q&A, clients, Basics

Q: Blackcoin More?

Blackcoin Q&A! Clients are the tools which we use to engage with the Blackcoin Blockchain. More is a Blackcoin client with many features from modern Bitcoin clients.
Daniel Clough
1 min read
bootstrap, client, getting-started, Basics

Bootstrap the Blockchain!

> Q: Hi, I just installed a non-gui wallet on my server, how do i bootstrap? And, where can I check whether it’s finished syncing? non-gui wallet = Command Line Interface (CLI) Client: blackcoin-cli and blackcoind, or blackmore-cli and blackmored. read more [/intro/how_to_use_cli_daemon_client/] You can get a copy of a bootstrap (uploaded by Michel Van Kessel - @BlackcoinNL) from mega.nz [https://mega.nz/#F!ru5lTJSD!3Ysa0Whk4Nyztc9xfu8pjQ]. There are a few ways to check the most current bloc
Daniel Clough
1 min read