Compiling a Bitcoin Node from Source on a Raspberry Pi

High Level Steps Install the latest Raspberry Pi OS (64-bit if you have more than 4 GB of RAM)Install some tools (pydf, htop, screen)Set up your USB drive and mount it automatically on rebootClone the Bitcoin sourceInstall build dependenciesBuild runtime dependencies from sourceRun ./autogen.shRun ./configure with the…

Saving Money by Running Bitcoin on a Raspberry Pi

I've been playing around with a Raspberry Pi and one question I wanted to answer was: How much electricity will I save by running the Raspberry Pi instead of my desktop computer?To answer this, I bought a cheap power meter that can be used when plugging in a device…

Raspberry Pi 4 Setup - External USB SSD

When I saw that you could get an 8BG Raspberry Pi for under $100, I was very intrigued.  That is a lot of memory for such a cheap little computer.  My goal is to set this thing up and use it for some experiments and possible use it for running…