Corncoin (CRN)

What is Corncoin?

Corncoin is a totally awesome new cryptocurrency built for/by DSU (and friends). We forsee it being used for a whole lot of nothing important, but being a whole lot of fun. Give it a go. :)


How to use Corncoin (package manager)

  1. Install Ubuntu 16.04. (Other distros/version might work, YMMV)
  2. Add the Bitcoin repo...
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
  3. Download the corncoin package
  4. Install it with...
    sudo apt install ./corncoin_1.0-1.deb

How to use Corncoin (manual install)

  1. Install Ubuntu 16.04. (Other distros/version might work, YMMV)
  2. Install some libraries (You probably don't need ALL of these, but just to be safe)
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install build-essential libtool autotools-dev automake pkg-config libssl-dev libevent-dev bsdmainutils python3
    sudo apt install libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-chrono-dev libboost-program-options-dev libboost-test-dev libboost-thread-dev
    sudo apt install software-properties-common
    sudo apt install libdb4.8-dev libdb4.8++-dev
    sudo apt install libminiupnpc-dev
    sudo apt install libqt5gui5 libqt5core5a libqt5dbus5 qttools5-dev qttools5-dev-tools libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler
    sudo apt install libqt4-dev libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler
  3. Download Corncoin and extract it to your desktop or whatever
  4. Create the directory/file...
    ...and paste in...
  5. Move into the extracted corncoin directory. If you want a GUI, run...
    ...or if you prefer command line, use...

How to mine Corncoin

  1. Download cpuminer and extract it to your desktop or whatever
  2. Run it with the following parameters...
    ./minerd -o -u corncoinrpc -p YOUR-PASSWORD-HERE --coinbase-addr YOUR-CORNCOIN-ADDRESS-HERE


Q: Is this worth anything?
A: How much will you pay me for it?

Q: Are the compiled binaries backdoored?
A: Of course :)

Q: Does it run on Windows / OSX / Android / FreeBSD / Plan9 / Solaris / etc?
A: Not yet, maybe soon

Q: Where can I buy/sell with Corncoin?
A: Would recommend KernelPoppers #marketplace

Q: Help!!!! (thing) doesn't work!!!
A: That's not a question. But feel free to ask in #help, or Google it

Q: Is it ok to mine in the IALab?
A: If you don't mind getting expelled