You can just register at https://coinos.io with username+password and that gives you Lightning address username@coinos.io.

Anyone that has a wallet that supports Lightning addresses (e.g. in Breez just paste it in the Send>Invoice menu) can then pay you.

For example nout@coinos.io ;)

When SN LN Address?

2 sats \ 1 replies \ @jeff 7 Oct

Are these also backwards compatible e-mail addresses? While coinos.io hasn't built this feature yet, is it possible for them to (for instance) forward e-mail sent to the same address?

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1 sats \ 0 replies \ @nout OP 7 Oct

I don't see why not. Any email provider could support Lightning Addresses.

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2 sats \ 1 replies \ @abetusk 7 Oct

To run your own coinos-server, you would need to stand up your own Lightning, Bitcoin and whatever else server?

I know it's kind of against the spirit, but for people who don't want to run their own Bitcoin/Lightning/etc. servers, like a coffee shop kiosk, what are the options?

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2 sats \ 0 replies \ @nout OP 7 Oct

They have to use a centralized solution, like coins.io or (soon?) stacker.news.

There may be an option to have a decentralized routing scheme with bolt12, but at this point someone still needs to register a domain.

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23 sats \ 0 replies \ @DarthCoin 7 Oct

Yep, this LN address is awesome. I created several (for private usage) with my own domain too. Here are some instructions how to do it with a federated server or with your own server https://darthcoin.substack.com/p/how-to-use-lightning-address

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23 sats \ 0 replies \ @k00b 7 Oct

Okay, this will be the next thing I do, and it'll be just for you @nout!

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