How To Run Your Own Monero Node On Linux

Running a Monero node is pretty straight forward. This article will use Centos 7 but the instructions will be the same for any other flavor of Linux that Monero supports.

cd /usr/local/src/
yum -y install wget
tar -xjvf monero-linux-x64-v0.11.0.0.tar.bz2
cd monero-v0.11.0.0
./monerod --detach

You have now started the Monero daemon. Monero will begin syncing and once done you will be running a full Monero node.

How To Use Monero Anywhere Bitcoin Is Accepted With

Lots of major retailers have accepted bitcoin for some time now while other alt coins have not seen much love. As I am investing and mining into Monero right now I wanted a way to easily make a purchase with my Monero without going to an exchange or a service like Shapeshift and trading for Bitcoin.

After hearing about I decided to roll the dice and give it a shot on a $300 dollar Newegg order. It was as simple as this: Continue reading “How To Use Monero Anywhere Bitcoin Is Accepted With”