Monero [XMR]’s new GUI version provides full and direct support for Ledger

On 27th July, Monero [XMR], a decentralized cryptocurrency and blockchain, released Graphical User Interface [GUI] v0.12.3.0 named “Lithium Luna” with full support for Ledger wallet.

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The previous GUI version, i.e. v0.12.2.0 supported Ledger which allowed the users to store XMR on their wallet. Ledger Nano S wallet is a Bitcoin, Ethereum, and altcoins hardware wallet, that stores cryptographic assets and allows secure digital payments.

Support for Ledger was continued in Monero’s next GUI v0.12.3.0 version. Introducing the Ledger support for Monero came with a privacy feature.

Monero [XMR] has also included verification of binary files by signing in Fluffypony’s GPG Key. The verification of these binaries is available for Windows, Mac, Linux. In order to use the Monero Software, users must verify these binaries to ensure if they are using the official Monero binary.

Gnu Privacy Guard [GPG] is a complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP, an email encryption program. GPG allows a user to encrypt and sign their data. GPG also features a versatile key management system and helps in accessing modules for all types of public key directories. Fluffypony’s GPG key requires less amount of data to facilitate transactions.

The new release of GUI v0.12.3.0 included a summary of recent updates. The time-out-issue was fixed which indicated that the server did not receive a complete request from the client within its allotted timeout period. It had an inclusion of a new language. The new release fixed many bugs like:

  • The freezing issue on the settings page
  • User Interface [UI]/ User Experience [UX] bug which allowed the users to select the Testnet and Stagenet


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