Quick Start Guide - Public Testnet¶
The BitShares Open Public Testnet has been deployed and is fully functional for anyone to use and is shared among developers. All developers take the opportunity to construct a tutorial.
Go to a Web Wallet - Public testnet: (https://test.xbts.io/)
- Create an account
For a CLOUD Wallet: Use a [CREATE ACCOUNT] button
For a LOCAL Wallet: Use an [advanced form] button
- Receive Testnet Core asset TEST.
You will have 1000 TEST in your account for free upon registration.
Faucet Role: The faucet address is used to pay the registration fee for new users.
In this section, we show you how to set up on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS(64 bit) environment as an example.
To see more options: Go to Installation Guide.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install autoconf cmake git libboost-all-dev libssl-dev g++ libcurl4-openssl-dev
Build BitShares Core - Select testnet branch
In order to run a full node, get the sources (branch testnet ) and compile:
git clone https://github.com/bitshares/bitshares-core.git bitshares-core-testnet cd bitshares-core-testnet git checkout testnet git submodule update --init --recursive cmake . make
After compile, run the node with:
$ programs/witness_node/witness_node --rpc-endpoint
run the CLI wallet in a new window with:
On this network, everything is allowed. As a consequence, the outside price of any token on this blockchain is exactly zero. A reset of the blockchain may occur at any moment!