bitcoin.conf - bitcoin configuration file
All command-line options (except for '-conf') may be specified in a
configuration file, and all configuration file options may also be specified
on the command line. Command-line options override values set in the
- The configuration file is a list of 'setting=value' pairs,
one per line, with optional comments starting with the '#' character. Please
refer to bitcoind(1) for a up to date list of valid options.
- The configuration file is not automatically created; you
can create it using your favorite plain-text editor. By default, bitcoind(1)
will look for a file named bitcoin.conf(5) in the bitcoin data directory,
but both the data directory and the configuration file path may be changed
using the '-datadir' and '-conf' command-line arguments.
bitcoin.conf should be located in $HOME/.bitcoin
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