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Staking Setup Guide with Raspberry Pi (Qt) wallet

Prior to starting, you will need:

1) Raspberry Pi connected to a network via Ethernet or Wi-Fi

2) local IP address of your Pi

3) SSH tool to access the Pi - ex. PuTTY -> PuTTY - Windows ; putty for Linux -> PuTTY - Linux

4) NON-default username and password of your Pi user -> Change default password of Pi user

5) VNC viewer (to connect from computer to Pi) -> VNC viewer


Step 1: Connect to the Pi through PuTTY


Launch PuTTY and input the IP address of your Pi, leaving other fields as default (port 22).



Login to your Pi.



Step 2: Install (or update) VNC server


Run the following commands to install VNC server or update to the latest VNC:


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install realvnc-vnc-server realvnc-vnc-viewer



If you already have the latest VNC, the terminal will indicate so.


Step 3: Create VNC connection


Run command to create a VNC server instance on your Pi:


vncserver -geometry 1024x768

Note: you may use another resolution but this one should work well. Without specified resolution, the Pi screen may not fit correctly within the VNC viewer.



If successful, then you will see a "New desktop" created with a specified IP address + VNC port.


Step 4: Connect to Pi via VNC


On the controlling computer, launch VNC viewer. 

Go to File -> New Connection, input the newly created IP address + VNC port and give a name for the VNC connection.




Right-click on the newly created connection icon and click Connect.

Input username and password as you did to connect with PuTTY.


You should now see the Pi desktop and be able to control your Pi remotely.



You can now follow the usual steps for Staking: download solaris-Qt for Raspberry Pi, launch + sync the wallet and create a receiving address to send coins to.

Staking guide -> Staking with Qt-wallet