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wagu

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Pronounced like wagyu. Wagu is the wallet generation utility.

Wagu allows users to generate cryptocurrency wallets for the following cryptocurrencies:

  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • Monero
  • Zcash (Transparent Addresses)

Install

To install wagu, please first install Rust. Then run the following command in your terminal of choice:

cargo install wagu

Quick Usage

Create a wallet for any currency like so:

Wagu Bitcoin Demo

The supported currencies are listed above. Detailed examples are found below and in the docs folder.

Table of Contents

Documentation

Features

The following demonstrates the functionality of wagu. All examples are for the Bitcoin blockchain and more specific exampls can be found in the /docs folder.

Generate a wallet with default options

Generate an uncompressed mainnet private key and address with the following command:

wagu bitcoin

╰─ wagu bitcoin

        Private Key:    5JHwLmRafAxdtRddv3o2urYo2bfFUT2V29LSoDM3QFJPzoUoBJT
        Address:        1GMmaXUixBA2ZMqw9U1zX4cTCmhWtNhgTB
        Network:        Mainnet
        Compressed:     false

Generate testnet and mainnet wallets

Generate a testnet private key and address with the following command:

wagu bitcoin --network testnet

╰─ wagu bitcoin --network testnet

        Private Key:    92Rk56bU8atxbM9mUyNJtijc8XFyw7UHrDaasyTzcn9iLn4M9Le
        Address:        myPXYe7NrVpq8oYBugTFtHwamejxB6wNC8
        Network:        Testnet
        Compressed:     false

Generate wallets as JSON object

Generate an uncompressed mainnet private key and address with the following command:

wagu bitcoin -j OR wagu bitcoin --json

╰─ wagu -j
[
  {
    "privateKey": {
      "wif": "5JZPS2WbS8A5jkZYtSvHibvNQMN6vU2Btht5YqAZze7zEiFtNDd",
      "network": "Mainnet",
      "compressed": false
    },
    "address": {
      "wif": "1NuPmGDSsCFcSZCuAccq6zJTvXi2vNzRwg",
      "network": "Mainnet",
      "address_type": "P2PKH"
    }
  }
]

Generate multiple wallets of the same kind

Generate a multiple wallets with the following command:

wagu bitcoin --count 3 OR wagu bitcoin -n 3

╰─ wagu bitcoin -n 3

        Private Key:    5JsktgmsNQh3MbHMcwNWG3gd5awH59dnUa64Uih6rAssCsdjjU9
        Address:        1N4Ezyuo4K4FFvBnbeyPv5qPA93mBVi5P9
        Network:        Mainnet
        Compressed:     false


        Private Key:    5JzxKHZNEqN9zNgxkjJQASnpCYvBj5NQMs6HfEgMRsQ84VXJpyU
        Address:        1AzoF4Cw8fS7JdFocmsVoKJdv1j4a81Tf9
        Network:        Mainnet
        Compressed:     false


        Private Key:    5JxRr7Evz4YSKRWvMLzAtg7WZHg7uEfpM6D6TK4w3HUE3aSQbF7
        Address:        19uxwixdfxdYVJ4HjrLKT31EakWCqrhb1r
        Network:        Mainnet
        Compressed:     false

Generate a P2WPKH_P2SH (SegWit) Wallet

Generate a SegWit mainnet private key and address with the following command:

wagu bitcoin --segwit

╰─ wagu --segwit

        Private Key:    L13EzQBa7izHyXHdhAwBzApAPL1Q8rdVRpY7CASWXyFPyHTuPJxs
        Address:        3Qz5gtJ4GKoeSHHErF8Nvs9bDp5TQDw89o
        Network:        Mainnet
        Compressed:     true

Generate compressed and uncompressed (default) wallets

Generate a compressed mainnet private key and address with the following command:

wagu bitcoin --compressed OR wagu bitcoin -c

╰─ wagu bitcoin -c

        Private Key:    KzpvjTPuU7p2GZFki2FRnnTceDn5jdVAYZkVvDBptWrHMcLeGWFn
        Address:        1G75ZLkSbTr6wBzr4pthM7eV9NzenMyZPC
        Network:        Mainnet
        Compressed:     true

Help

The cli contains useful help text, displayed below.

wagu v0.5.0
Argus Observer <team@argus.observer>
Generate a wallet for any cryptocurrency

Supported Currencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero, Zcash (t-address)

USAGE:
    wagu [FLAGS] [OPTIONS] <currency>

FLAGS:
    -c, --compressed    Enabling this flag generates a wallet which corresponds to a compressed public key
    -h, --help          Prints help information
    -j, --json          Enabling this flag prints the wallet in JSON format
        --segwit        Enabling this flag generates a wallet with a SegWit address
    -V, --version       Prints version information

OPTIONS:
    -n, --count <count>        Number of wallets to generate
    -N, --network <network>    Network of wallet(s) to generate (e.g. mainnet, testnet) [values: mainnet, testnet]

ARGS:
    <currency>    Name of the currency to generate a wallet for (e.g. bitcoin, ethereum, monero, zcash)