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name: Monero Software Releases
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title: Monero 0.9.0 "Hydrogen Helix" Released
summary: A major release in Monero's history, too much to summarise!
tags: [releases]
author: Riccardo Spagni (fluffypony)
*January 1st, 2016*
## Summary of Changes
Too much to describe. Represents a major release in Monero's history, over a year-and-a-half in the making. Some highlights:
- moved from in-RAM database to a backend-agnostic blockchain database
- created an LMDB blockchainDB implementation (with the help of Howard Chu, the creator of LMDB)
- created a BerkeleyDB blockchainDB implementation
- created an OS-agnostic raw blockchain format
- built tools to convert between blockchain implementations, as well as import and export them
- added ARM support
- brought back 32-bit support (WIP)
- added QoS (bandwidth control)
- added [OpenAlias](https://openalias.org) support
- fixed all (previously broken) unit tests and core tests
- implemented daemonize for proper backgrounding of the Monero daemon
- drastically increased sync speed
- included block headers in the source
- designed and implemented a stealth payment ID scheme
- designed and implemented a unified address+payment ID scheme
- implemented a hard fork mechanism
- changed the block time to 2 minutes
- implemented the [MRL-0001](https://lab.getmonero.org/pubs/MRL-0001.pdf) and [MRL-0004](https://lab.getmonero.org/pubs/MRL-0004.pdf) recommendations
- added tons of simplewallet / rpcwallet / daemon commands
- added a dust handler to simplewallet
- created a multilanguage mechanism, implemented in simplewallet
- bug fixes, bug fixes, bug fixes
- completely overhauled the CMake (with the help of Kitware, the creators of CMake)
- added a bad peer auto-banning mechanism
- refactored a ton of code, added a ton of comments
- added a core crypto implementation based on SUPERCOP ref10
- switched to a triangular distribution for output selection
- added multiple new mnemonic wordlists, including Russian and Italian
- created a "trusted daemon" system for remote daemon use
In total this represents 922 commits worth of work by 9 contributors. This will probably be the biggest release in Monero's history, everything from here on out can be done as faster point releases.
## Updating: Blockchain Conversion
It is highly recommended that you delete the contents of your Monero working directory and sync from scratch. This directory can be found in ```~/.bitmonero``` on Linux and OS X, and on Windows in ```\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\bitmonero``` or ```\ProgramData\bitmonero```.
Syncing from scratch is EXTREMELY fast in this version, pretty much at bittorrent speeds, and will leave you with a fully verified blockchain.
*Alternatively*: if you want to grab the bootstrap (NOTE: there is a new bootstrap format!) off the website then you can get it at https://downloads.getmonero.org/blockchain.raw - once downloaded you can import it with ```blockchain_import --input-file /path/to/your/download.raw```. If you're particularly brave you can pass the ```--verify 0``` flag to skip verification during import.
*If you REALLY want to convert your old blockchain*: you can either use the ```blockchain_converter``` tool, or you can use ```blockchain_export``` to create a blockchain.raw, followed by ```blockchain_import``` to import it into the new LMDB format.
## Official Download Links
- [Windows, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.win.x64.v0-9-0-0.zip)
- [OS X, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.mac.x64.v0-9-0-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.x64.v0-9-0-0.tar.bz2)
## Download Hashes
If you would like to verify that you have downloaded the correct file, please use the following SHA256 hashes:
- monero.win.x64.v0-9-0-0.zip, c61284c4d5f78db2bc2072bef76f2b539293cca74bdd3fb9536a35ca54b4fd2e
- monero.linux.x64.v0-9-0-0.tar.bz2, 655875a899aded6d63f99c5dfea6a45b3e77533bb2173e63612646ec7ac97100
- monero.mac.x64.v0-9-0-0.tar.bz2, fce5140d9cb38d62ad1b9f1b0d06feaa209433f9ec542b8d368ef9e0da431b78
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title: Monero 0.9.1 Released
summary: A point release of Monero Hydrogen Helix to prevent a repeat of the block 913193 attack
tags: [releases]
author: Riccardo Spagni (fluffypony)
*January 15th, 2016*
## Summary of Changes
This has urgent and important bug fixes to 0.9.0 *Hydrogen Helix*
- Bug fix for the block 913193 attack, plus checkpoints
- Restored CMake 2.9 support
- Added --password-file option to simplewallet
- Various fixes for building on ARM
- Fixed importing with verify off
## Official Download Links
- [Windows, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.win.x64.v0-9-1-0.zip)
- [Windows, 32-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.win.x86.v0-9-1-0.zip)
- [OS X, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.mac.x64.v0-9-1-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.x64.v0-9-1-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, 32-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.x86.v0-9-1-0.tar.bz2)
## Download Hashes
If you would like to verify that you have downloaded the correct file, please use the following SHA256 hashes:
- monero.win.x64.v0-9-1-0.zip, 1e2650d598dd995a40591596bde75cbad7af0b42d9dadedd0b70b9a2f49bc0e8
- monero.win.x86.v0-9-1-0.zip, 425b1c1c52dbaeeb277a25463668e1adc6699980490e5632ae0c07d36035a8ea
- monero.mac.x64.v0-9-1-0.tar.bz2, dfd2740939a8eeed0e044232b2654d9255ca894ee5d6022c1258b6268e63185f
- monero.linux.x64.v0-9-1-0.tar.bz2, 4aa6a890e49f7813e7999530415a0f7440c5b446991363f99469794d524efdad
- monero.linux.x86.v0-9-1-0.tar.bz2, d41e16bf7a9adc40201d79f89de70b7fe97f05ad82895fc3b6ed2b1192203a1d
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title: Monero 0.9.2 Released
summary: A point release of Monero Hydrogen Helix containing performance improvements and bug fixes
tags: [releases]
author: Riccardo Spagni (fluffypony)
*March 16th, 2016*
## Summary of Changes
This has urgent and important bug fixes to 0.9.1 *Hydrogen Helix*
- Major performance and size improvements to the LMDB database implementation
- Urgent and important bug fixes for the upcoming hard fork
- Huge bug fixes to the database hard fork handling
- New simplewallet flag to restore from keys
- Initial work on a wallet library / API
- Updated in-source block headers
## Official Download Links
- [Windows, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.win.x64.v0-9-2-0.zip)
- [OS X, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.mac.x64.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.x64.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, 32-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.x86.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, ARM v7](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.arm7.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2)
## Download Hashes
If you would like to verify that you have downloaded the correct file, please use the following SHA256 hashes:
- monero.win.x64.v0-9-2-0.zip, a64119348fbf1f74e82afde283cbaa76bdb81fcb7181f639ea7e8579ef754534
- monero.mac.x64.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2, efc59859944a8406b22f5a19e8987bb6c18b2ff0095b0e77a1557a7a639c0d98
- monero.linux.x64.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2, de9db0ca6e72fc3e19d555fd003313a93e490ca747cd58a6370ff8a916996f2a
- monero.linux.x86.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2, ee0a32f7e3d12b1a02267593f71a6f9e13f85f43c86d0a4814f3f12c3dbaabc8
- monero.linux.arm7.v0-9-2-0.tar.bz2, e0b9bcd7d3b8013a974f36ae0311c3a150a223032f16978bf53e03535f9b5836
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title: Monero 0.9.3 Released
summary: A point release of Monero Hydrogen Helix containing important bug fixes
tags: [releases]
author: Riccardo Spagni (fluffypony)
*March 22nd, 2016*
## Summary of Changes
This has urgent and important bug fixes to 0.9.2 *Hydrogen Helix*
- Urgent bug fix for database corruption issues in 0.9.2
- Official Windows 32-bit releases are back
- Updates to miniupnpc
- Sets v3 fork date for September, 2016
- Fixes core tests and re-enables them
- Fixes a problem with --password-file not working in RPC mode
## Official Download Links
- [Windows, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.win.x64.v0-9-3-0.zip)
- [Windows, 32-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.win.x86.v0-9-3-0.zip)
- [OS X, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.mac.x64.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, 64-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.x64.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, 32-bit](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.x86.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2)
- [Linux, ARM v7](https://downloads.getmonero.org/monero.linux.arm7.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2)
## Download Hashes
If you would like to verify that you have downloaded the correct file, please use the following SHA256 hashes:
- monero.win.x64.v0-9-3-0.zip, 246115b0da133e0203dc78d26bbc82e9b76a178939bff8d4541bf04a02a19854
- monero.win.x86.v0-9-3-0.zip, 4663222a810ad854da1fc9d665e51252e61ddb1a8f69de3a31ad195386d445a2
- monero.mac.x64.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2, f471a420485413d5fcb1b19065a3b4e9a68c49596ddd6291787ad34121bad32c
- monero.linux.x64.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2, 9e6747b69642389e98ca5f70cec7276f7af7156e5dce95409a8da7cccff5876e
- monero.linux.x86.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2, 90c51c4a68f78ac2262a7b5a676f02d43ba7b9b6800b8b150d89980604c969f2
- monero.linux.arm7.v0-9-3-0.tar.bz2, c312ba0810bf04ab2e28b61a50de2a83c1c614fd789bab4cacacb716134a7239
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