Bitcoin Monthly

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Welcome to Bitcoin Monthly, a no frills index of the main news and developments from the last month in Bitcoin.

We aim to index these main categories:-

June 2021 Edition

Once recorded, the podcast on Bit Buy Bit covering June’s topics will be here.


Link Summary
Bisq v1.7.0 Prep for upcoming Tor v3 + privacy vulnerability fix
Blockstream Green Desktop v0.1.9 Add testnet support
BlueWallet v6.1.6 Bug fixes
Caravan v0.3.8 Add multisig UTXO selection
Electrum v4.1.4 Big fixes and reproducible builds
JoininBox v0.5.0 Software updates + new commands
JoinMarket v0.8.3 Bug fixes
LND v0.13.0-beta Pruned node support + AMP send/receive
myNode v0.2.37 Bug fixes
Nunchuck v1.0 New BSMS backup formatting
Passport v1.0.4 Bug fixes
Phoenix v1.4.14 General UX improvements
Ride the Lightning v0.11.0 Bug fixes + Loop Out fee cap removal
Samourai Dojo v1.10.1 Software updates, XPUB activity exports + bug fixes
Samourai Wallet v0.99.96h New onboarding UX + ability to overwrite Dojo connections
Seed Signer v0.4.1 Add support for Sparrow + Blue Wallet
Sparrow v1.4.2 Add support for Keystone + Seed Signer
Specter Desktop v1.4.6 Add support for Keystone Wallet + improved exports
Specter DIY v1.5.6 General updates + fixes
The Bitcoin Machine v0.4 Revamped UI and RoninDojo support
Thunderhub v0.12.20 Revamped UI
Umbrel v0.3.14 Stability improvements


Link Summary
Amboss.Space Lightning Network explorer
Bitcoin Visuals Website showing various Bitcoin related stats + info
Bitcoin Design Guide Website to help designers and developers build better Bitcoin products
BIP 129 New multisig backup format
Hoffline DIY air-gapped hot wallet
Lightning Network.Plus Lightning Network peer co-ordinator site
Keystone Wallet New hardware wallet


Link Summary
Bit Buy Bit w/ Daddy Warbits Bitcoin and the social layer
Citadel Dispatch w/ Everyone except Umbrel Node licensing
Dirtcoin Diaries w/ TDevD + Samourai Wallet Samourai Wallet + privacy
The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado Lightning Network routing
The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado Taproot lock in
Stephan Livera w/ BTCxZelko + Pavel RoninDojo + privacy


Link Summary
Muun Wallet guide Guide to using Muun Wallet by BTC Sessions
Home mining guide Guide to home mining by Bitcoin Coder Bob
Raspiblitz guide Raspiblitz set up + usage guide by Econoalchemist
Self custody guide Beginner guide to self custody by Econoalchemist
Taproot thread Taproot explainer by Murch


Link Summary
Bitcoin Fundamentals How Bitcoin works by Eric Yates
Lightning Labs Newsletter Lightning Network updates
Overview of Bitcoin’s cryptography bitcoin + cryptography by Nameless
Taproot Locks in Taproot to activate in November by Aaron van Wirdum

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