Setting Up A Lite Coin Server

Posted By Ranjan Mondal | 31-Jan-2018

Following are steps for configuring litecoin server on your machine.

Installing Litecoin on Notary Node


Step 1: downloading link for litecoin 14 version.



Step 2: to extract the tar file

tar -zxvf litecoin-0.14.2-x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.gz


Step 3: to provide location

sudo install -m 0755 -o root -g root -t /usr/local/bin ~/litecoin-0.14.2/bin/*


Step 4: creating a directory of name .litecoin and adding conf file in it.

mkdir .litecoin
cd .litecoin
vim litecoin.conf


Step 5: Fill following contents here.

blocknotify=/home/ranjan/.litecoin/ %s


Note:: When the block gets processed, the gets executed and transaction hash is passed to particular API whether it is node or java.

Note:: paytxfee ensures that max network fee is 0.005


Step 6: create a file named and fill following contents here.

curl -i -H "Accept: application/json" "$@"

It will send block address to receiving API whether it is in node and java.



for testnet set testnet=1
or mainnet  set server=1


Step 7: 

To start Litecoin server:  sudo litecoind -daemon

To stop :  litecoin-cli stop

To see blocks downloaded: litecoin-cli getinfo


Step 8:  Giving full permission to

sudo chmod 777


Step 8: Commands on litecoin console.

# total accounts
litecoin-cli listaccounts  


# show balance of particular walletname
litecoin-cli getbalance oodLite2


# show wallet address of walletname
litecoin-cli getaddressesbyaccount oodLite1


# generate new address..

litecoin-cli getnewaddress "abc"  

Give new address ::: mykE6XtHAvcQGvMCXjEBXuVCpd27n7BAyt


# send litecoin to from one address to another

litecoin-cli sendfrom oodLite2 mykE6XtHAvcQGvMCXjEBXuVCpd27n7BAyt 0.10000000
litecoin-cli sendfrom abc mzsrTo5AC9EYRQiMSfvywrzU4Fakx37V4n 0.10000000


# generate new wallet address

litecoin-cli getnewaddress "BelfricsLiteCoin1"

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