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Install latest/stable of joinmarket

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install joinmarket

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Software to assist in creating bitcoin CoinJoin transactions

JoinMarket is software to create a special kind of bitcoin transaction called a CoinJoin transaction. It's aim is to improve the confidentiality and privacy of bitcoin transactions.


  • Bitcoin node for looking up bitcoin balances and broadcasting transactions
  • Tor for privately connecting to IRC for negotiating coinjoins


  • Launch joinmarket once so the configuration file is created
  • Edit the ~/snap/joinmarket/current/.joinmarket/joinmarket.cfg configuration file so that JoinMarket can connect to Bitcoin node and IRC over Tor
  • Launch joinmarket once again
  • Generate a wallet
  • Record wallet passphrase
  • The app should now load address balances for CoinJoins!

See featured video for more information on getting setup.

Run joinmarket help for additional commands which can be run from the terminal.

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Details for joinmarket

  • AGPL-3.0

Last updated
  • 28 March 2020


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