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Command line client for Duniter

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  • CLI Duniter client written with Python 3.
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pip3 install silkaj --user


  • Get help usage with -h or --help options, then run:
silkaj <sub-command>
  • Will automatically request and post data on 443 main Ğ1 node.

  • Specify a custom node with -p option:

silkaj -p <address>:<port> <sub-command>


Currency information

  • Currency information
  • Display the current Proof of Work difficulty level to generate the next block
  • Check the current network
  • Explore the blockchain block by block

Money management

  • Send transaction
  • Consult the wallet balance

Money management

  • Check sent and received certifications and consult the membership status of any given identity in the Web of Trust
  • Check the present currency information stand
  • Send certification


  • Three authentication methods: Scrypt, file, and (E)WIF



Silkaj is based on Python dependencies:

  • Click: Command Line Interface Creation Kit.
  • DuniterPy: Python APIs library to implement duniter clients softwares.
  • Tabulate: to display charts.
  • PyNaCl: Cryptography (NaCl) library.


I wanted to call that program:

  • bamiyan
  • margouillat
  • lsociety
  • cashmere

I finally called it Silkaj as Silk in esperanto.


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