How to set up a bitcoin node?

bitcoin node guide

A user has set up a website for prospective node runners to help them understand the ‘why’ and then guide them through the different options. He has included links to setup videos, documentation pages, recommended hardware, costings and more.

It is all about getting more people running a node is something the author behind this website is passionate about. It is clear that he would love for this to become the de-facto site people consult before running one.

Head over to for more information.

Setting up a bitcoin node is no easy task and that is where amazing guides like come into play. Before this guide, people used to think that it costs somewhere between $800-$1000 to set up a bitcoin node.

bitcoin node guide

If you are not interested in assembling a computer for running bitcoin node, you can also buy any of plug and play mini computers that have just the right hardware. These cost under $350 and give you complete control of your bitcoins. These are very compact and very easy to set up.

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