How to Stake Pakcoins

Pakcoin Staking (mining) can be done at any computer, laptop, VPS or Raspberry Pi. You will get pakcoin blocks depending on how many pakcoins you have deposited (staked) in your wallet. More pakcoins in wallet, more blocks you will get every day until you withdraw your pakcoins from staking wallet. Here are instructions on how to stake (mine) pakcoins:

Windows:

1. Download windows wallet from www.pakcoin.io/#wallets
2. Run pakcoin-qt.exe and Allow for connections when asked
3. Make a backup as walletbackup.dat or any name you choose, from File menu and keep the backup file at multiple locations like Google Drive, One Drive etc
4. Deposit pakcoins in your wallet (better in multiple transactions)
5. Pakcoin staking will start about 2 hours after your first transaction into the wallet

Linux:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version is recommended for Desktop or VPS

1. Open Terminal
2. Run this command in terminal
sudo wget https://www.pakcoin.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/installpak.sh & sudo chmod 775 installpak.sh & ./installpak.sh

3. For Ubuntu Desktop, Download and run this https://github.com/Pakcoin-project/pakcoin/releases/download/v0.16.1/pakcoin-qt-Ubuntu
4. For VPS Download https://github.com/Pakcoin-project/pakcoin/releases/download/v0.16.1/pakcoind-Ubuntu and run ./pakcoind-Ubuntu
5. Make a backup as walletbackup.dat or any name you choose, from File menu and keep the backup file at multiple locations like Google Drive, One Drive etc
6. Deposit pakcoins in your wallet (better in multiple transactions)
7. Pakcoin staking will start about 2 hours after your first transaction into the wallet

Raspberry Pi:

Raspberry Pi 3B and 2B are recommended and are tested with following instructions:

1. Please download this version of NOOBS http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/NOOBS/images/NOOBS-2017-07-05/NOOBS_v2_4_2.zip (this version includes the dependencies sources needed for pakcoin wallet, newer version will not work)
2. Format your SD card with SD card formatter tool on windows (https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/eula_windows/index.html)
3. Unzip the NOOBS files on your harddisk and then copy onto the sd card
4. Now put your sd card into the raspberry pi and switch it on.
5. Select raspbian as your OS and click install
6. After you are inside raspbian OS, you need to download https://www.pakcoin.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/installpak.sh to Desktop
7. open terminal and then do:
a. cd ~/Desktop
b. sudo chmod 755 installpak.sh
c. ./installpak.sh
8. Sit back and relax while all dependencies required get downloaded and installed.
9. Download https://github.com/Pakcoin-project/pakcoin/releases/download/v0.16.1/pakcoin-qt-ARM anf run it, click execute
10. Make a backup as walletbackup.dat or any name you choose, from File menu and keep the backup file at multiple locations like Google Drive, One Drive etc
10. Deposit pakcoins in your wallet (better in multiple transactions)
11. Pakcoin staking will start about 2 hours after your first transaction into the wallet