Raspberry Pi

Compile Bitcoin-QT from source on Raspberry Pi

Difficulty: Low

A lot of posts on this blog will be about running your own Bitcoin infrastructure without the major node in a box implementations such Umbrel. This has the benefit of getting new features and critical updates sooner as you don’t have to wait for the node in a box implementation to push a new update. The official distribution site for the Bitcoin Core node software does include a binary for Raspberry Pi so there is no need to build from source yourself. I’m not sure that was always the case so at one time I went through the process of building Bitcoin-QT myself and have been doing so ever since.