It was a long day and even longer night for the team of Bitcoin Gold on the start the official testnet. Miner- configuration testnet cpu- mining regtest. Is there another way of getting coinbase transactions in my testnet wallet? A web search for " testnet mining" should turn up the information necessary to connect your mining hardware to a TestNet mining pool begin acquiring coins.
If that sounds like. I am not a Windows user but a shortcut something like this should get you going with the green testnet Bitcoin- QT icon rather than the usual orange one: " C: \ Program Files ( x86) \ Bitcoin\ bitcoin- qt. The TestNet is separate from the Bitcoin network, used primarily by developers for testing Bitcoin- related applications.
On testnet, SegWit ( BIP141) has been active since May.
Consensus is based on choosing the block with the highest possible complete difficulty. Amongst other well- forkedness requirements, a block is just valid if it.