Please note that this document is compatible with the
ckb 0.18.0 (rylai-v7 ecd88dc 2019-08-10). More information about CKB versions can be found in the CKB repo on GitHub.
Any modern computer should be able to run CKB node and mining programs.
Recommended Operating System:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS x86-64
Experimentally Supported System：
- Windows x86-64
Theoratically Sypported System:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86-64
- Arch Linux x86-64
- Centos 7 x86-64
- Debian x86-64, Stretch or later
You can also use docker if your operating system is not properly supported by CKB for now.
Before you start to have some fun with the testnet, here are something you should notice:
- The CKB testnet is only for development and test use.
- The tokens on this testnet has nearly no values, so please be aware of scams.
- The testnet will be reset and updated every two weeks, so any tokens or states you have on the testnet will be cleared upon the testnet reset.
As most of the guidances in this document are based on command line interface, you might need to know how to use the command line tool on your computer.