To use the testnet version of the Scrypta blockchain you will need to download and install the official wallet. You can find an installation guide in the following section:
Next you will need to start the wallet in Testnet mode. To do this it is necessary to insert the text line
testnet=1 in the configuration file
lyra.conf and restart the wallet.
The configuration file is located in the Data Directory which is automatically created the first time the wallet is started. For more information see the following section:
Download the wallet and start it. In this way you will have allowed the creation of the data directory;
Close the wallet and go to the data directory called
lyra.conf file with a text editor;
Add the string
Save the changes in the
lyra-qt (wallet with graphical interface) or lyrad (version without graphical interface).
To receive test LYRAs (tLyra), you can use the Faucet system created using IdA Node technology:
Generate a Lyra testnet reception address in your wallet and enter it in the INIT field of the Tool section. This way you will receive 50 tLyra.
Through the l’IdA node Testnet you can also generate a new address, send it to the tlyra through the INIT function and import the private key into the desktop wallet through the debug console, using the
importprivkey YOURPRIVATEKEY command.