Software Update: Monero

Bitcoin is the founder of blockchains and cryptocurrencies and at the same time the best-known application. Since it is open source, numerous so-called altcoins have appeared. In early 2014, Bytecoin appeared based on the CryptoNote protocol, which was completely different. Due to the mystery of Bytecoin’s background and the estimate that it was already more than eighty percent mined, a group of developers soon started using Bitmonero as a fork, which in turn was released at the end of April 2014. forked to the current Monero, due to disagreement among developers. The network consists of numerous nodes running the Monero client. An update has been released with version number, with the following announcement:

GUI v0.15.0.2 ‘Carbon Chamaeleon’ released!

This is the GUI v0.15.0.2 ‘Carbon Chamaeleon’ point release. This release mostly contains bug fixes and performance improvements.

  • Fix Trezor support on Linux
  • Fix blank screen on tails startup
  • translation improvements
  • Fix update notification hash
  • Persistent subaddress account selection
  • Various UI/UX improvements
  • Minor bug fixes and performance improvements

Note that you can find a full change log here.

Further remarks

  • A guide on pruning can be found here.
  • Ledger Monero users should run GUI v0.15.0.2 in conjunction with Ledger Monero app v1.4.2.

Version number
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, UNIX, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website Monero
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)