[KRN] Ekrona – a new scrypt coin – NO PREMINE

ekrona coineKrona is a scrypt coin dedicated for Nordic countries. This is a PoW scrypt altcoin with no premine and 3.3 minute blocks.

Launch date: 10 January 2014

Official website: http://ekrona.org

Source: https://github.com/ekrona/ekrona

Low starting difficulty and 0 premine makes it a good start for CPU and GPU miners.

Ekrona specifications:

40 coins per block
3.3 minutes block targets (200 seconds)
– Subsidy halves in 500k blocks (ca. 3.3 years)
40 million total coins
– 324 blocks to retarget difficulty
– starting at block 1000 re-target every block with exponential moving toward target spacing

Windows QT wallet:


Linux build instructions:

Build a eKrona daemon on Linux (Ubuntu/Debian):

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install build-essential libboost-all-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libdb5.1-dev libdb5.1++-dev git qt-sdk libminiupnpc-dev

git clone https://github.com/ekrona/ekrona.git
cd ekrona/src

mkdir obj

make -f makefile.unix USE_UPNP=-

Create a configuration file:



Then start the daemon:

./ekronad &

To start mining enter:

./ekronad setgenerate true

Check current status:

./ekronad getinfo

Remember to copy your wallet.dat file to a safe place!
The wallet file is located in data directory, usually in /root/.ekrona/

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