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How to download and install Minima on your Windows PC

If you have not run Minima before, please ensure you have the latest version of Java installed on the server https://java.com/en/

  1. If you have a previous version of Minima running, type quit into the Command prompt window, then replace your existing minima.jar file with the latest version.

  2. Download and save the latest Minima JAR using the button below (https://github.com/minima-global/Minima/raw/master/jar/minima.jar)

  3. Open the Command Prompt as Admin. When it opens, type the following (including a space after -jar):

java -Xmx1G -jar
  • then drag and drop the minima.jar file into the command window,
  • then add a space and type -rpcenable

The output should look like the below (all on one line):

java -Xmx1G -jar C:\Users\YourName\minima.jar -rpcenable
Note

When starting a new node or to delete your existing node data -clean can be added on to the end. (Do not use -clean if you are simply restarting your node.)
e.g. java -Xmx1G -jar C:\Users\YourName\minima.jar -rpcenable -clean

  1. Hit the Enter key

  2. Avoid

  • Closing your Command Prompt window
  • Allowing your PC to go to sleep
  • Turning your PC off

If any of the above happen, your Minima node will stop running and you will need to repeat step 3 to start it again.

Minima is now started, your output should look like the below:

C:\Users\username\Desktop>java -Xmx1G -jar minima.jar -rpcenable
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [5.1 MB] : **********************************************
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [5.1 MB] : * __ __ ____ _ _ ____ __ __ __ *
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [5.1 MB] : * ( \/ )(_ _)( \( )(_ _)( \/ ) /__\ *
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [5.1 MB] : * ) ( _)(_ ) ( _)(_ ) ( /(__)\ *
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [5.1 MB] : * (_/\/\_)(____)(_)\_)(____)(_/\/\_)(__)(__) *
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [5.1 MB] : * *
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [5.1 MB] : **********************************************
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:30 [6.4 MB] : Welcome to Minima v0.100.32 - for assistance type help. Then press enter.
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:31 [28.8 MB] : Load Object file does not exist : C:\Users\username\Desktop\testconfig\databases\userprefs.db
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:31 [28.8 MB] : Load Object file does not exist : C:\Users\username\Desktop\testconfig\databases\cascade.db
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:31 [28.8 MB] : Load Object file does not exist : C:\Users\username\Desktop\testconfig\databases\chaintree.db
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:31 [28.8 MB] : Load Object file does not exist : C:\Users\username\Desktop\testconfig\databases\p2p.db
Minima @ 14/03/2022 17:32:32 [11.1 MB] : RPC Server started on port : 9002

Congratulations - your node is now installed & running!

How to set up Incentive Program to receive rewards

  1. Go to https://incentive.minima.global/
Previous users:

If you had an account prior to 6th December 2021, you will need to reset your password using the Forgot Password button (this is because encrypted passwords could not be migrated to the new system.) You can set your new password to be the same as your old one. https://incentive.minima.global/account/forgot-password Please check your junk mail for the reset password email.

New users

After you have registered, simply login to your account

  1. Once Minima is running, connect your Incentive Program account to your node by copying YOUR OWN Node ID from the Incentive Program website above and typing the following directly into the Terminal command line:
incentivecash uid:InsertYourNodeID

Example:

incentivecash uid:00F3E50D-5A52-444B-8F1A-0DA72D6CAA84

You should receive a return status of true and see your previous Rewards (if any) including missed Rewards (if any). Your Incentive Program account is now connected to your node!

  1. Your node will then ping us so we know it's running.

  2. For every day your node pings us, we will add 1 Minima to your DAILY REWARDS.

  3. To check your rewards, type incentivecash into the command line.

incentivecash
{
"command":"incentivecash",
"status":true,
"response":{
"uid":"731ae11b-b602-4dea-8564-7cb4edbe07b7",
"details":{
"lastPing":"2022-03-14T17:28:38.709Z",
"inviteCode":"BAEPAAD0",
"rewards":{
"dailyRewards":60,
"previousRewards":100.0,
"communityRewards":50.0,
"inviterRewards":10.0
}
}
}
}
Last Ping

This is the last date and time your node sent a PING message. Pings are sent at random each day. For every day your node pings us, we will add 1 Minima to your rewards.

Note

There will temporarily be no MiniHub or MiniDapps - based on community feedback we are working hard to improve the MiniDapp system for a future release!

Useful Commands

The following commands can be typed directly into the Minima Terminal:

status : shows the status of Minima 
incentivecash : shows your incentive cash balance
help : shows the full list of commands

For a full list of Minima Terminal Commands see Terminal Commands.