Alternatives to Bitcoin for Linux with any license

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  • Dogecoin icon

    Dogecoin

    Dogecoin is an open source, decentralized, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency, favored by Shiba Inus worldwide.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Litecoin icon

    Litecoin

    Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant payments to anyone in the world. It differs from its parent Bitcoin in that can be efficiently mined with consumer-grade hardware. Litecoin provides faster...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • NameCoin icon

    NameCoin

    Namecoin is a distributed domain name system based on the Bitcoin technology. Namecoin extends Bitcoin to add transactions for registering, updating and transferring domain names. Namecoin provides an alternative to the existing...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Monero icon

    Monero

    Monero is a secure, private, untraceable currency. It is open-source and freely available to all.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS iPad

    • You can use Monero to anonymize BitCoins you buy using your credit card via online exchanges. (Look up how to do this correctly.)
      JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Peercoin icon

    Peercoin

    Peercoin is a P2P digital currency and payment system optimized for security and energy-efficiency.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

  • NXT icon

    NXT

    Nxt is a fast and energy-efficient cryptocurrency based on the Proof-of-Stake concept, suitable for online payments and decentralized assets. Nextcoin and Nxtcoin are features of Nxt.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

  • Duniter icon

    Duniter

    A network of communities based on trusted human certifications. Server(s) are allowing to manage crypto-currencies through an Universal Basic Income system on peer-to-peer network.

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted LokiJS Ubuntu JavaScript Debian Node.JS

  • Darkcoin icon

    Darkcoin

    Darkcoin is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that uses a system called Darksend to add privacy to transactions. It allows you keep your finances private as you make transactions, similar to cash. PRIVATE Keep your...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Crypti icon

    Crypti

    A decentralized application (dapp) platform which allows JavaScript developers to deploy dapps. Every dapp runs on its own fully customizable sidechain and the developer has full control over the dapp features.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Ethereum JSON JavaScript Bitcoin

  • Geconomicus icon

    Geconomicus

    Geconomicus is a free economic game. It simulates more than life expectancy and allows to compare different money systems.

    Open Source Linux Python Sphinx

  • Yandex.Money icon

    Yandex.Money

    More than just a wallet Yandex.Money is a simple service providing online payments. Pay for home utilities, transfer money to your relatives, or buy goods at online stores. You can get bonuses for all of these.

    Commercial Linux Web / Cloud

  • Groestlcoin icon

    Groestlcoin

    GroestlCoin (GRS) is a peer-to-peer Internet cryptocurrency utilizing the Groestl algorithm that enables instant payments to anyone in the world. GroestlCoin makes efficient mining possible for EVERYBODY who wants to mine – whether on...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Bitcoin Classic

    Bitcoin Classic is a fork of Bitcoin classic, raising block limit size to 2 MB, aiming to raise it at 8 MB later.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Bitcoin Unlimited

    Bitcoin Unlimited is a fork of the Bitcoin Core client, giving the miners and users the opportunity to determine the block size limit themselves.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Bitcoin XT

    Bitcoin XT is an implementation of a full node that embraces Bitcoin's original vision of simple, reliable, low-cost transactions for everyone in the world.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • CureCoin icon

    CureCoin

    CureCoin is a CryptoCurrency based on coupling SHA-256 Mining and Folding@Home Protein Folding.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Folding@home

  • BlackCoin icon

    BlackCoin

    Blackcoin is a scrypt based coin launched on February 24th. It boasts 10 second transaction times (very fast), and unlike most other coins, can't be mined anymore. It has entered a full Proof-of-Stake mechanism, making it very...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    feathercoin

    Feathercoin is an Internet currency not controlled by any central bank or institution Feathercoin bypasses the old banking system by using peer-to-peer technology. Payments are borderless and can be processed by anyone with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Library Credits (LBC)

    Library Credits (aka. LBC) is the monetary currency of LBRY. This Bitcoin-like payment system is for content procuders and consumers to buy and monetize their workings.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Vertcoin icon

    Vertcoin

    "BEAT-ASICS" is the aim of Vertcoin. By keeping mining in the hands of the masses, it is truly the only long-term distributed crypto-currency that will ensure fair and decentralised transactions. Bitcoin has failed. ...

    Free Mac Linux Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet

  • Stratumn icon

    Stratumn

    Realize new solutions through the transparence of JSON documents-chains, cryptography, and peer-to-peer networks.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux JavaScript C++

  • Multidoge icon

    Multidoge

    MultiDoge is a desktop Dogecoin client, powered by dogecoinj. Ported from the MultiBit Bitcoin client.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux