An educationnal purpose coin, forked from Litecoin 0.10 and created at INSA Lyon.
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What is Insacoin?

Insacoin is a coin forked from Litecoin and built during a lesson at INSA lyon. This project is maintained by students and members of the Crypto Lyon association/community.

Installation process

On Debian 9 :

git clone && cd insacoin
su -c 'apt install libssl1.0-dev libssl1.0.2 libssl1.1 libboost-all-dev miniupnpc build-essential libtool autotools-dev automake pkg-config libssl1.0-dev libevent-dev bsdmainutils python3 software-properties-common libminiupnpc-dev libzmq3-dev libqt5gui5 libqt5core5a libqt5dbus5 qttools5-dev qttools5-dev-tools libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler wget git qt5-default'
su -c './scripts/ amd64' # Depending on your achitecture
# OR
su -c './scripts/ i386' # Si vous êtes en 32bits
# Optional
su -c 'make install'

You can revert global installation with make uninstall.

Two binaries built with a Debian-like are available here :

On macos (tested on 10.11.6):

Please install homebrew and macports. Be sure to have Xcode installed.

brew install openssl miniupnpc libtool autoconf automake pkg-config libevent python3 berkeley-db4 qt5 protobuf moc git wget
brew install --with-pgm zeromq
brew tap b4hand/bsdmainutils
brew install bsdmainutils
brew install boost@1.59 --c++11
export LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/opt/boost@1.59/lib"
export CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/local/opt/boost@1.59/include"
sudo port install db48 miniupnpc
git clone
./configure CXXFLAGS="-std=c++11"
make -j 4
# Optional
sudo make install

You can revert global installation with make uninstall.

Setup Insacoin in a Docker container

Building and running INSAcoin docker image

Run the following commands to compile INSAcoin in Docker and build the image :

cd contrib/docker
docker build --rm -t insacoin .

Launch Insacoin daemon :

# create ~/.insacoin/insacoin.conf file with rpcuser and rpcpassword

mkdir .insacoin || cat > .insacoin/insacoin.conf <<EOF

# run docker
docker run -d -v ~/.insacoin:/root/.insacoin \
       -p 7332:7332 \
       --name insacoin \
       insacoin \
       insacoind -txindex -rpcallowip=
# or with docker-compose
docker-compose up -d

Using insacoin-cli :

docker exec -it insacoin insacoin-cli getinfo

Running Insacoin UI

xhost +local:docker && docker run -ti --rm --name insacoin -e DISPLAY=$DISPLAY -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix -v ~/.insacoin:/root/.insacoin insacoin insacoin-qt

Setup Autocompletion

Run the following commands :

sudo cp contrib/insacoind.bash-completion /etc/bash_completion.d/
source /etc/bash_completion.d/insacoind.bash-completion

If you are using docker and want to use insacoin-cli as if it was installed :

sudo cat > /usr/local/bin/insacoin-cli << EOF
docker exec -it insacoin insacoin-cli $@


Insacoin is released under the terms of the MIT license. See COPYING for more information or see