Note: This VM provides synced Bitcoin ledger for development purposes. It is not recommended to use it as hot wallet or for commercial transactions. Note: Bitcoin Full Node upgraded to latest Bitcoin Core V0.24 along with bitcoin-qt, bitcoin-cli and bitcoin-wallet on Ubuntu 22.04. The VM also provide you the latest Ordinal installed which is a numbering scheme for satoshis that allows tracking and transferring individual sats. For more details please visit- Ordinals Documentation
This VM provides you full bitcoin node.It has out of box setup for bitcoin which includes bitcoind & Bitcoin QT GUI wallet, Ordinal & pre-synced ledger. Since the ledger is already sync, you get the full node in just few minutes instead of waiting hours to sync the ledger from 2009 which takes hours to sync.
Having your own full bitcoin node provides you following benefits :
In the possible event of a hard fork where both blockchains remain active with economic activity on each, running a full node is the only way you can validate the rules of the new or old blockchain, according to your preference.