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Go Ethereum

What is Go Ethereum?

Go Ethereum is one of the three original implementations (along with C++ and Python) of the Ethereum protocol. It is written in Go, fully open source and licensed under the GNU LGPL v3.

What is Ethereum?

Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts, applications that run exactly as programmed without possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference.
See our website or read the docs for more infos!

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Installing Go Ethereum

The Go implementation of Ethereum can be installed using a variety of ways. These include obtaining it as part of Mist; installing it via your favorite package manager; downloading a standalone pre-built bundle; running as a docker container; or building it yourself. This document will detail all of these possibilities to get you quickly joining the Ethereum network using whatever means you prefer.