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First version of the Cloak wallet for Raspberry Pi released


The Cloak Team announced the first version of the Cloak wallet for Raspberry Pi. As many of you are aware, low-cost/low-power devices such as the Raspberry Pi will form an important part of the Cloak network and eco-system as the development moves forward. This is the non-graphical version requiring command line use through SSH as the RasPi version is primarily for running a minting process.

For those wishing to do some minting/mining of CLOAK you can now offload the process from your desktop and run the RasPi linux daemon (headless) on a Raspberry Pi2 or Pi3 running a 32-bit or 64-bit OS (both versions available, 64-bit for Pi3 only). An 8Gb Class 10 uSD Card is recommended and download/install the Jessie Lite image (no Graphical UI). You will install and run cloakcoind as a headless server. You can even run a script in rc.local to auto load at boot time.

As with any CLOAK wallet you wish to mint with, it requires sending some CLOAK to your RasPi wallet
as the POS (Proof-Of-Stake) process needs some CLOAK to lend out in transactions. The more CLOAK you have available the more minting fees you will acquire over time.

There are no current plans to create a graphical version for the RasPi as your personal wallet as this is better handled on your desktop. The team is however looking into a thin-client for interfacing directly with the RPC interface.

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