Setting up a Lightning node
Off the shelf
- Casa has an off-the shelf lightning node
- NODL node
- Node on RaspberryPi with a nice LCD
- Lightning in a box
Do it Yourself
Currently there are a handful of different implementation of the BOLT standard. The various nodes from the different vendors or development teams are (or should be) compatible. See the following list and links for more information on setting up a node.
Full node implementations
|Name||By||Open-source||Programming language||Supported operating systems||Remarks|
|lnd||Lightning Labs||Yes||Go||Windows/macOS/Linux/*BSD||The Lightning Network Daemon|
|Eclair||ACINQ||Yes||Scala||Any OS with Java|
|lit||DCI MIT||Yes||Go||Windows (Cygwin)/macOS/Linux||Under development, only for testnet|
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