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New ROKOS v7 core for Pine64+ IoT devices Released

Visit the ROKOS website at: http://rokos.space



ROKOS v7 "Core" for Pine64+ IoT Devices Released. Full Bitcoin OK Clients, nodes and much more. Faster, Easier, Stronger.


Just Download and Burn to Start your own OK and/or Bitcoin Full nodes and/or open your OpenBazaar store

Cryptocurrency and the Internet of Things
Core: Debian based OS with integrated Bitcoin OK Clients, Nodes and Open Bazaar server ready for use.

We've seen new services selling "stake miners" or pi "fullnodes" for different amounts of bitcoin ranging from 200 USD to 982 USD, we support the new technology and uses for cryptocurrencies in the Raspberry Pi , Bananapi, Pine64+ and IoT environments, hence we came up with a Free solution for every IoT enthusiast, developer, user, service that want to use their IoT devices with Bitcoin and OK, or that would like to turn their Pi into a Staking device, It already integrates a fully functional Bitcoin Client and full node as well to provide the users with the best and easier Out of the Box experience, and to be the perfect toolbox for developers.

v7 "Core" Released

The First OS image release that merges the full power of Raspberry Pi zero, 2, 3, Banana Pi PRO, Pine64+ & IoT Devices with Bitcoin OK and Cryptocurrencies:
- ROKOS v7 "core" comes with integrated OK and Bitcoin Client / node and OpenBazaar server.



Distribution aimed for everyone, from new IoT users to IoT Developers, Ease of use Out of the Box.
Download & Burn, Ready for use.

New Versions:

October 28th 2016

For Pine64+ :

ROKOS v7 "core" for Pine64+ IoT Device - Download (2.2 Gb)
Oct 28 2016
MD5 Checksum: 48ED3DE198F6416C578F3BB02F6B50D2
SHA-1 Checksum: 5DCFC8A0D83CFC5F90731B7508FBEB457C8892AE
SHA-256 Checksum: 70FED6DB88ECB7F01344D66F6F337A6BC9FFD6D5CF22A1801768CA83979029CB
SHA-512 Checksum: 8837F4E12D3156033E88D9D86C4860F4A4CBBE2B8279A2D4F3B1ED062A6EE715DEA31877F1F8A53D5B1284C7DBBF843DD2E4CD1B8CF34493E14698C26D123882

ROKOS v7 core for Raspberry Pi zero, 2, 3, and BananaPi coming up.

ROKOS History releases link.

*Official Download Links - Do Not Download from other sources, posts, links to ensure the security of your downloads*

Specs:

v7 "core" Release (Pine64+) Oct 28 2016
- Full burnable OS Compatible with the Raspberry Pi, Pine64+, BananaPi and IoT devices.
- Full System / Programs Upgrade.
- Full Design Upgrade.
- Chrome browser added.
- Autolog.
- Debian.
- Java Dev Tools.
- Easier to Use mod Update.
- Security and Optimization Update.
- Includes Qt and complete set of Dev tools (For developers)
- Works with other cryptocurrencies.
- 1024 mb swap mod.
- Updated Bitcoin client / node v0.13.0 with full functionality.
- Updated OKCash client / node v4.0.0.1 with full Stake functionality, private messages.
- Updated OpenBazaar server.
- Custom Login and Wallpapers.
- BTC and OK nodes at /usr/local/bin/
- Easy Clients / Nodes Upgrades.
- Custom OK-Scripts to ease the user experience.
- Direct access to the Clients Via: Task bar and Menu > Blockchain.
- ZIP file - Compression: 2.2 Gb image to download (Pine64+).
- nodejs included.

Requirements:
ROKOS v7 "core" for Pine64+ :
- Pine64+ - ready for download
- Raspberry Pi zero, 2, 3. - coming update
- Banana Pi PRO - coming update

- Min 16gb SD card and an External device (usb / hdd / ssd). To sync the BTC chain on the external device instead of the SD card, BTC chain alone is around 60gb.


Future Versions:
- Security updates.
- Chain Updates.
- More Cryptocurrencies are integrated for an Out of the Box experience in a different version called ROKOS FLAVORS.
- Designs Updates.
- More wallets, programs or features, based on users/communities/developers feedback, support and/or cross collaborations.

ROKOS v7 "core" for Pine64+ screen shots




"ROKOS" Initial Setup

Steps for first boot

*Pine64+
User: pi  / Password: rokos , follow normal setup.

a) Login and open a terminal.
b) type:      sudo ./resize-sdcard.sh       (this will resize and use all the space from the SD card)
c) System ready for use.

Extra info command to auto-sync the OKCash chain in minutes:

a) Open terminal.
b) type:         ./ok-sync-arm64.sh           (this will download and unzip the latest ok-blockchain snapshot to the okcash datafolder for Pine64+ devices)
c) start your wallet after the process is done and give it some minutes.
d) your OK wallet is ready to be used.

Done, enjoy your ROKOS v7

*BananaPi PRO:    (v7 update coming up)

*Raspberry Pi:    (v7 update coming up)

Welcome to the ROKOS Desktop

Final steps / BTC and OK Clients

a) Go to Menu > Blockchain and Click on the Bitcoin Wallet

This will open the Bitcoin wallet with the option to select where we will be saving the BTC chain.

*For BTC the initial sync will take some days, wallets are fully usable after being fully Synchronized.





b) Always remember to make constant backups of your wallets and save them in USB or external media.

Use your Bitcoin wallet to plug HW and mine BTC, Send/Receive Bitcoin,
become a full node and support the Bitcoin network, develop new applications,
etc, the limit is only in your imagination.


Important Security Notice:
*) Remember to create a backup for your Wallets, you can use the wallets to create them and save in different folders on a USB device.
You should ALWAYS have a backup of your wallet, Pine64+, Raspberry Pi and IoT Hardware, Debian and ROKOS Software are under development hence not responsible for missuses, electrical or compatibility issues that might cause a loss of information. It is as secure as one's ability to take care for it, same as a computer, so always have a backup of your wallets on an external device.

*) Some people tend to recommend getting a 128Gb MicroSD HC (High speed) , at the same time it does work, We do not recommend this solution, as microSD cards tend to get corrupted by the number of overwrites, to ensure the best functionality and security you should use an external HDD/USB storage device to store the chain.


You can start testing and developing new integration with the Bitcoin and OK Tech for your IoT projects.

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ROKOS is Released for Free to support Bitcoin OK and the crypto environment adoption
If you find this work valuable or if it helped your project and You would like to support feel free to share your donations at

BTC  15VrDkat5vD4FfycRk3E4e7EgqftzK6tm8
OK  PWZg5F7NurKDNGdckRpQgmShEQhEHmF5W5

If require further assistance or want to provide your feedback directly feel free to join:  http://discord.me/cryptocurrency
or Contact: OKtoshi at [email protected]

Bitcoin Client on ROKOS v7 "core"



"Empower yourself and build your own Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Fullnode Guide"

ROKOS Guides from zero! Full steps for New Users

1.- How to burn the ROKOS .img to the SDcard:  http://rokos.space/burn_sdcard.html

2.- First steps on ROKOS v7 core for Pine64+ :  http://rokos.space/rokos_core.html

3.- Join the community and support channels at: http://discord.me/cryptocurrency

ENJOY THIS AWESOME OPERATING SYSTEM!
OK is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or controls OK and everyone can take part.

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Can't wait to install!  Please post your feedback :)

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It works well. The "auto-sync" feature ("./ok-sync-arm64.sh" in terminal) is awesome.
If proper power supply is used (5V, min. 2A) the lil' gem is stable.
One might want to "mod" the Pine64 by mounting a heat-sink on the ARM processor, as this might get a bit warm (towards "hot" ~ 45-50 degC) in certain circumstances, but that is not required.