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Bismuth on a Raspberry Pi

In October 2020 Ubuntu released a desktop version (20.10) specifically for the Raspberry Pi 4 arm64-based computer. Since Ubuntu is one of the most popular operating system for Bismuth nodes, and since the Rasberry Pi 4 has a total of 4Gb RAM, it should be possible to run a Bismuth node on it. This article describes the process of how to set up a Bismuth node on a Raspberry Pi 4 running Ubuntu desktop version 20.10.

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Hypernodes and the HYFI Token

For those of you following the monthly progress reports, you surely have noticed an increase in development activity around native Bismuth tokens -Tornado Wallet, Pawer bot, Bismuth.today. Till this date, the current circulating Bismuth tokens have centered around being vanity items & collectibles – initiatives by our community. We are pleased to announce the launch of the first token supported directly by the Bismuth Foundation, powered on the world’s first Python blockchain. Introducing HYFI – powered by Bismuth.

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Bismuth2.0: Pre-Announcement

Bismuth launched in 2017 as the first Python blockchain. A utilitarian protocol that sought to harness the intellectual capital surrounding the largest & fastest growing programming language in the world. The past 3 years have been a strenuous journey, in which Bismuth has emerged a robust & infallible platform that has stood the test of time. Thomas Edison once said, “From humble beginnings come great things”. This couldn’t be more true.

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