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9126ca2 Fix wallet for name_list. (Daniel Kraft)

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  The command decorators expect a wallet argument to be passed explicitly as key-word argument, or else the wallet handling does not work properly.  Make sure that `name_list` passes the wallet as such when calling through to `listunspent`.

  Without this, `name_list` complained about missing wallet.  With this, `name_list` works correctly for me with current master and on regtest.


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Electrum-NMC - Lightweight Namecoin client

Licence: GNU GPLv3+ for Electrum-DOGE components; CC BY 4.0 for Namecoin logo, MIT Licence for all other components
Author: The Namecoin developers; based on Electrum by Thomas Voegtlin and Electrum-DOGE by The Electrum-DOGE contributors
Language: Python (>= 3.6)
Homepage: ; original Electrum Homepage at
Build Status Test coverage statistics Help translate Electrum online

Getting started

(If you've come here looking to simply run Electrum-NMC, you may download it here.)

Electrum-NMC itself is pure Python, and so are most of the required dependencies, but not everything. The following sections describe how to run from source, but here is a TL;DR:

sudo apt-get install libsecp256k1-0
python3 -m pip install --user .[gui,crypto]

Not pure-python dependencies

If you want to use the Qt interface, install the Qt dependencies:

sudo apt-get install python3-pyqt5

For elliptic curve operations, libsecp256k1 is a required dependency:

sudo apt-get install libsecp256k1-0

Alternatively, when running from a cloned repository, a script is provided to build libsecp256k1 yourself:

sudo apt-get install automake libtool

Due to the need for fast symmetric ciphers, either one of pycryptodomex or cryptography is required. Install from your package manager (or from pip):

sudo apt-get install python3-cryptography

If you would like hardware wallet support, see this.

Running from tar.gz

If you downloaded the official package (tar.gz), you can run Electrum-NMC from its root directory without installing it on your system; all the pure python dependencies are included in the 'packages' directory. To run Electrum-NMC from its root directory, just do:


You can also install Electrum-NMC on your system, by running this command:

sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-pip
python3 -m pip install --user .

This will download and install the Python dependencies used by Electrum-NMC instead of using the 'packages' directory. It will also place an executable named electrum-nmc in ~/.local/bin, so make sure that is on your PATH variable.

Development version (git clone)

Check out the code from GitHub:

git clone git://
cd electrum-nmc
git submodule update --init

Run install (this should install dependencies):

python3 -m pip install --user -e .

Compile the Qt UI:

sudo apt-get install pyqt5-dev-tools

Create translations (optional):

sudo apt-get install python-requests gettext

Finally, to start Electrum:


Creating Binaries

Linux (tarball)

See contrib/build-linux/

Linux (AppImage)

See contrib/build-linux/appimage/

Mac OS X / macOS

See contrib/osx/


See contrib/build-wine/


See electrum_nmc/electrum/gui/kivy/

AuxPoW Branch

Electrum-NMC also maintains an auxpow branch. This branch is identical to the upstream Bitcoin version of Electrum (e.g. it doesn't have any name support or Namecoin rebranding), except that it supports AuxPoW (merged mining). It may be useful as a starting point for porting Electrum to other AuxPoW-based cryptocurrencies.