- WARNING: Do not download Litecoin clients from any web sites other than https://litecoin.org (linked above). You should see a security certificate in your browser:
- Use bootstrap.dat to reduce blockchain download time (from about two days to one hour).
- Encrypt your wallet with a passphrase. Make sure it is something you will remember!
- Join the Litecoin forums or log on to IRC and introduce yourself.
- Start with what interests you: Mining, Development, Trading or use of Litecoin as a currency.