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Bitcoin is a network and a currency establishing a PKI for electronic cash transactions which is distributed P2P, the client was published 2009 also called bitcoin for GUI and as bitcoind for CLI only.
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This original Client for the currency and network was renamed to Bitcoin-Qt to reference the use of the multiplatform GUI-Lib.
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|Name=Bitcoin-Qt
The bitcoind still exists and enables developers to interact with a wallet file (essentially the keychain) using the API with JSON or on CLI.
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|Short description=Bitcoin client and wallet
The project is still stated as experimental by the developers but already the economy around it is global.
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|Full description=Bitcoin-Qt is a multiplatform bitcoin client and wallet. Bitcoin is a network and a currency establishing a PKI for electronic cash transactions which is distributed P2P. To quote the developers, "Bitcoin is a decentralized P2P electronic cash system without a central server or trusted parties. Users hold the crypto keys to their own money and transact directly with each other, with the help of the network to check for double-spending."
 
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|Homepage URL=http://bitcoin.org/
To quote the developers:
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|User level=none
"Bitcoin is a decentralized P2P electronic cash system without a central server or trusted parties. Users hold the crypto keys to their own money and transact directly with each other, with the help of the network to check for double-spending."
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git
 
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|Computer languages=C++
Download
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|Documentation note=* [http://www.weusecoins.com/ WeUseCoins.com]
* Binaries: [http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/?source=directory on Sourceforge]
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* [https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Main_Page Bitcoin Wiki]
* Source: [https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin on github]
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Documentation
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* [http://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf the bitcoin paper], a brief description in 9 pages, published 2009
 
* [http://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf the bitcoin paper], a brief description in 9 pages, published 2009
* [http://bitcoin.it the bitcoin-wiki]
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* [http://bitcoinmagazine.com/ Bitcoin magazine]
* [http://bitcoinmagazine.com/ The physical available magazine]
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License: © Bitcoin Project 2009–2013, Released under the [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/MIT/ MIT-License]
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See [https://github.com/bitcoin/QA/ QA page] for how to create a test plan.
 
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|IRC general=irc://irc.gnu.org/bitcoin
Related Projects:
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|IRC development=irc://irc.gnu.org/bitcoin-dev
* [http://www.bitcoin.org Official Website]
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|Keywords=Bitcoin, P2P
* [http://bitcoinfoundation.org The Bitcoin Foundation]
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|Version identifier=0.8.0
* [http://bitcointalk.org Official Forum]
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|Version date=2013/02/19
* [http://bitcoinarmory.com/ Armory] Client working on top of Bitcoin-Qt
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|Version status=developmental
* [http://multibit.org/ Multibit] a bitcoin client written in Java
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|Version download=http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/latest/download?source=files
* [http://blockexplorer.com online block-explorer for the blockchain]
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|Version comment=[http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/bitcoin-0.8.0/ Other platforms].
* [http://blockchain.info blockchain information] and additional Services such as a encrypted online wallet written in JavaScript
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|Last review by=Jgay
* ... many websites using the currency or network ...
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|Last review date=2013/03/08
 
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|Submitted by=W01f
{{Software category
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|Submitted date=2013/02/28
|Interface=frontend
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|Status=
|Interface=console
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|Is GNU=No
|Interface=daemon
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|Live-communications=payment
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|Use=live-communications
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|Use=Internet-application
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}}
 
}}
 
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
|License=MIT
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|License=Expat
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|License verified by=Jgay
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|License verified date=2013/03/08
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|License note=Copyright (c) 2009-2013 Bitcoin Developers
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Satoshi Nakamoto
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|Role=Developer
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Gavin Andresen
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|Role=Developer
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|Email=gavinandresen@gmail.com
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Pieter Wuille
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|Role=Developer
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|Email=pieter.wuille@gmail.com
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Nils Schneider
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|Role=Developer
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|Email=nils.schneider@gmail.com
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Jeff Garzik
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|Role=Developer
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|Email=jgarzik@exmulti.com
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Wladimir J. van der Laan
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|Role=Developer
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|Email=laanwj@gmail.com
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Gregory Maxwell
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|Role=Developer
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|Email=gmaxwell@gmail.com
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Forum
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|Resource URL=http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Press mailing list
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=bitcoin-press@lists.sourceforge.net
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Developer Subscribe
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|Resource URL=http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-development
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=General Subscribe
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|Resource URL=http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-list
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Test
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Subscribe
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|Resource URL=http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-test
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}}
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{{Software category
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|Interface=console, daemon, frontend
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|Use=internet-application, live-communications
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|Works-with=bitcoin
 
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{{Featured}}

Latest revision as of 16:41, 26 July 2013

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Bitcoin-Qt

http://bitcoin.org/
Bitcoin-Qt is a multiplatform bitcoin client and wallet. Bitcoin is a network and a currency establishing a PKI for electronic cash transactions which is distributed P2P. To quote the developers, "Bitcoin is a decentralized P2P electronic cash system without a central server or trusted parties. Users hold the crypto keys to their own money and transact directly with each other, with the help of the network to check for double-spending."

Documentation

* WeUseCoins.com

See QA page for how to create a test plan.

"IRC irc://irc.gnu.org/bitcoin " IRC general channel
irc://irc.gnu.org/bitcoin
"IRC irc://irc.gnu.org/bitcoin-dev " IRC development channel
irc://irc.gnu.org/bitcoin-dev


Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 0.8.0 (developmental)
released on 19 February 2013

VCS Checkout

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
ExpatJgay8 March 2013
Copyright (c) 2009-2013 Bitcoin Developers



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email gavinandresen@gmail.com" Gavin Andresen Developer
"Email pieter.wuille@gmail.com" Pieter Wuille Developer
"Email nils.schneider@gmail.com" Nils Schneider Developer
"Email jgarzik@exmulti.com" Jeff Garzik Developer
"Email laanwj@gmail.com" Wladimir J. van der Laan Developer
Satoshi NakamotoDeveloper
"Email gmaxwell@gmail.com" Gregory Maxwell Developer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues
Press mailing list Mailing List bitcoin-press@lists.sourceforge.net
Developer Subscribe http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-development
General Subscribe http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-list
Test Mailing List Subscribe http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-test
Forum http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 March 2013.



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