Mining, Wallet guide for APPLE OS users - (PART 1)

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  • Hey, Like this blog post if you have a Mac or know someone who has a mac and wants more support or has questions!

    I will be (hopefully) releasing a video on how to open a wallet on a Mac, how to mine + other videos coming in the future, so follow me to be updated :)

    AS PROMISED! HERE IS THE SIMPLE GUIDE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR BURST WALLET ON YOUR MAC OS X! Please show me your appreciation by donating or by leaving a like on the Youtube video!


    1. Download Java SE Development Kit 8u121 (JDK)  & RUN, Install it.

    2. Download & RUN, Install it.

    burstcoin-1.2.8 (newest version)

    3. You have to open the folder and within that folder you must open the "" file, HOWEVER TO DO THIS BEFORE: YOU MUST TYPE THIS IN YOUR COMMAND PROMPT TERMINAL:

    a).Type :

    cd Downloads

    and press enter.


    cd burstcoin-1.2.8

    and press enter.

    c). now you can run the java command which will start the server node program:

    java -cp burst.jar:conf nxt.Nxt

    4. You have to go to your burstcoin-1.2.8 folder and double-click on "Burst_Wallet.url", Open it in Google Chrome (preferably).

    This will open a local file within that folder and you will see "http://localhost:8125/index.html" on the top address.

    You will see a window like this:Screen Shot 2017-04-01 at 2.28.20 PM.png

    Enter your Passphrase, once entered a downloading window will appear:

    Downloading blockchain.png

    Once finished, you will see your fully downloaded blockchain:

    burst_db 2017-02-11 18-29-13.png

    If you encounter the following issue while downloading the blockchain,

    please visit this blog post:
    How to get the macOS / OS X - 1.2.7 Burst Wallet Up and Running
    All credits goes to @TrickyHunter

    Donate & show your appreciation | comment below if you mine with an Apple!


    Share the Burst love:thumbup:


    All Tips are greatly appreciated!! :thumbup:

    Want to tip but don't have the BURST??

    Just claim the faucet with my address!!

    Edited 5 times, last by simon ().

  • I have found these links here:

    However I need confirmation that they work?





    BurstcoinForum recovery:

    another link:

    Share the Burst love:thumbup:


    All Tips are greatly appreciated!! :thumbup:

    Want to tip but don't have the BURST??

    Just claim the faucet with my address!!

  • Hello, I need a little assistance. I have about %75 of the blockchain for local wallet for mining on my OSx and Got this error in terminal:

    Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError

    at nxt.Nxt$Init.<clinit>(

    at nxt.Nxt.init(

    at nxt.Nxt.main(

    Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: org.h2.jdbc.JdbcSQLException: General error: "java.lang.NullPointerException" [50000-193]

    at nxt.db.Db.<clinit>(

    ... 3 more

    "Exception in thread "Thread-1" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class nxt.db.Db

    at nxt.Nxt.shutdown(

    at nxt.Nxt$


    I have moved the nxt file to the burst_db folder and the blockchain download started over. Which sucks because it takes a while.

  • Hey Team,

    First time burster and after sponging as much knowledge I took the dive today after finding an old 5TB External I had laying around.

    Now I have a Mac (Mid 2012) with an intel 2.5 i7, 8GB Ram, 256 SSD + 5TB External.

    Followed the doco above and successfully installed the wallet:


    and blockchain downloaded successfully.

    Downloaded and installed jminer without issues BUT when I went to try and plot my 5TB drive I get the following error:

    ./plot -k [myPublicKey] -x 2 -d /Volumes/Burst5TB_0/

    Using AVX2 core. (NOTE: I have tried 0, 1 & 2 with same error)

    Floating point exception: 8

    I am going through mine.c at the moment and am stumped.

    Has anyone else come across this error?

    Any help would be amazing.

    Thank You in advance



  • Hi there,

    i tried the command to plot with jminer, i don't have error but i have no feedback on when it will finish, after a while i have this message:

    1. Using original algorithm (no SSE4, no AVX2).
    2. Adjusting total nonces to 771751936 to match stagger size
    3. Creating plots for nonces 0 to 771751936 (202453 GB) using 8388608 MB memory and 2 threads
    4. Killed: 9

    So the last message is : Killed 9

    How to know if the ploting is successful ?

    Thank you