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 ==== How do I download Sia? ==== ==== How do I download Sia? ====
  
-Download the official current Sia apps from the [[http://​sia.tech/​apps/|official site]], or from the [[https://​github.com/​NebulousLabs/​Sia-UI/​releases|official Github Sia-UI releases]].+Download the official current Sia apps from the [[https://​sia.tech/​get-started|official site]], or from the [[https://​github.com/​NebulousLabs/​Sia-UI/​releases|official Github Sia-UI releases]].
  
 ==== Where can I buy Siacoins? ==== ==== Where can I buy Siacoins? ====
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  ​blockchain synchronization is a lot faster on an SSD compared to a standard hard drive. ​  ​blockchain synchronization is a lot faster on an SSD compared to a standard hard drive. ​
  
-You may download the consensus.db file from someone who has already ​synched ​it (i.e.  ​[[https://​consensus.siahub.info/​]] ), but the recommended method is to always sync yourself.+You may download the consensus.db file from someone who has already ​synced ​it ([[daemon:bootstrapping_the_blockchain|see here for guides]]), but the recommended method is to always sync yourself.
  
 ==== Why are my wallet seed and my wallet password identical? ==== ==== Why are my wallet seed and my wallet password identical? ====
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 ==== Is there a web wallet for Sia? ==== ==== Is there a web wallet for Sia? ====
  
-Kind of. Any cryptocurrency exchange that supports Siacoin will give you Siacoin addresses and allow you to send and receive Siacoin. This is not a *trueweb wallet in the sense that the exchange controls the private key and thus ultimately controls your Siacoin.+Kind of. Any cryptocurrency exchange that supports Siacoin will give you Siacoin addresses and allow you to send and receive Siacoin. This is not a "true" ​web wallet in the sense that the exchange controls the private key and thus ultimately controls your Siacoin.
  
 ==== Is there a "​lite"​ or offline wallet for Sia? ==== ==== Is there a "​lite"​ or offline wallet for Sia? ====
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 If you're not familiar with crypto mining, first visit a site like [[https://​www.bitcoinmining.com/​|Bitcoin Mining]] and read through the information provided there. The basics apply to other coins like Siacoin. If you're not familiar with crypto mining, first visit a site like [[https://​www.bitcoinmining.com/​|Bitcoin Mining]] and read through the information provided there. The basics apply to other coins like Siacoin.
  
-Siacoins ​can be mined with the [[http://​sia.tech/​apps/​|Official Sia GPU Miner]] appor other miners like [[https://​bitcointalk.org/​index.php?​topic=1433925.0|Claymore'​s Dual ETH Miner]] which mines Siacoin as a secondary coin to Ethereum.+Siacoins ​is only profitable to be mined with ASICs since the introduction of ASICs to the networkIf you have an ASIC and are looking for a pool to mineyou can visit [[mining:pools|here]].
  
 ==== Will I make money from mining Siacoins? ==== ==== Will I make money from mining Siacoins? ====
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