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Proposing changes that would let users have patience before giving up with running a witness node and preventing users from going throughout asking developers about why they're facing errors while setting up their witness node cli_wallet.
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ioBanker committed Nov 20, 2019
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@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ BitShares Core
* [License](#license)

BitShares Core is the BitShares blockchain implementation and command-line interface.
The web wallet is [BitShares UI](
The browser web based wallet is [BitShares UI](

Visit []( to learn about BitShares and join the community at [](

@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ Build instructions and additional documentation are available in the

We recommend building on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64-bit)

**Build Dependencies**:
**Build Dependencies:**

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install autoconf cmake make automake libtool git libboost-all-dev libssl-dev g++ libcurl4-openssl-dev
@@ -95,6 +95,13 @@ Set your inital password:
>>> set_password <PASSWORD>
>>> unlock <PASSWORD>
**IMPORTANT:** The cli_wallet or API interfaces to the witness node wouldn't be fully functional unless the witness node is fully synchronized with the blockchain, the cli_wallet command "info" will show how far are you from the live current block of the blockchain, you can compare the result "head_block_num" with the current block number appearing [here](

To check your current block:

>>> info
To import your initial balance:

>>> import_balance <ACCOUNT NAME> [<WIF_KEY>] true

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