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electrum - Lightweight bitcoin client

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NAME

electrum - Lightweight bitcoin client

SYNOPSIS

electrum [options] command [options]

DESCRIPTION

Electrum is a lightweight bitcoin client.
 
Electrum protects from losing bitcoins in a backup mistake or computer failure. It allows recovery of wallet from a passphrase which you can learn by heart or write it down on a paper.
 
Since electrum does not download the entire bitcoin block chain there is no waiting time when the client is started.
 
-g GUI, --gui=GUI
Select user interface, possible values are qt, lite, gtk or text
-w WALLET_PATH, --wallet=WALLET_PATH
Use wallet from WALLET_PATH, default is electrum.dat.
-o, --offline
Remain offline.
-a, --all
Show all addresses.
-b, --balance
Show the balance of listed addresses
-l, --labels
Show the labels of listed addresses
-f TX_FEE, --fee=TX_FEE
set tx fee
-F FROM_ADDR, --fromad
dr=FROM_ADDR
set source address for payto/mktx. if it isn't in the wallet, it will ask for the private key unless supplied in the format public_key:private_key. It's not saved in the wallet.
-c CHANGE_ADDR, --changeaddr=CHANGE_ADDR
set the change address for payto/mktx. default is a spare address, or the source address if it's not in the wallet.
-s SERVER, --server=SERVER
set server host:port:protocol, where protocol is t or h
-p PROXY, --proxy=PROXY
set proxy [type:]host[:port], where type is socks4,socks5 or http
-v, --verbose
show debugging information
-P, --portable
portable wallet
-L LANGUAGE, --lang=LANGUAGE
default language used in GUI
-u, --usb
Turn on support for hardware wallets (EXPERIMENTAL).

AUTHORS

Electrum client was initially written by ThomasV < thomasv@gitorious>
 
This manual page was written by Vasudev Kamath < kamathvasudev@gmail.com> for Debian Project (but can be used by others).
 
23 June 2013 electrum