Whirlpool is a zerolink coinjoin implementation created by the Samourai Wallet developer team. It is the most structurally sound and easy to use implementation on the market today. Whirlpool breaks all deterministic links between inputs and outputs. When coupled with the market leading postmix spending tools offered by the mobile wallet, it provides a powerul privacy toolset for you to maintain your on chain privacy.
Read more about Whirlpool in this great article.
Start Whirlpoolfrom your Ronin UI dashboard and then obtain the Tor hidden service address for Whirlpool from the settings page.
.onion. The Tor proxy field will auto-populate.
socks5://127.0.0.1:9150(or 9050 for Daemon)
If at anytime during this setup Whirlpool fails to connect, restart both Tor browser and the Whirlpool GUI.
API Keyblank, as this is only required after your Whirlpool CLI has been initialized. Press
Connectand you will be prompted to enter a pairing payload from your Samourai Wallet.
[⋮] (3 dots)in the upper right corner. Select
Settings, go to
Transactions, and select
Pair to Whirlpool GUI. Copy the payload into your Whirlpool GUI using whatever method you prefer such webcam or encrypted email.
Initialize GUI. You will then be promted to enter your wallet's passphrase, after doing so Whirlpool will open.
Did you choose to install Electrs for Electrum desktop and hardware wallet support? Please continue to the Electrs section.
Otherwise, give the Bitcoin Explorer a try. It is not required, but it's certainly a useful tool for studying Bitcoin related stats!
See here for more information on how to use Whirlpool and Post mix tools!
Check out the Troubleshooting page if you have any questions.
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