I installed Electrum on my Raspberry Pi.

Then, I ran electrum create to make a wallet.

Then, I ran electrum daemon start to start the background process.

I'm currently trying to query the balance of my wallet (should be 0) from the command line using electrum getbalance

I get this error

[root@fish ~]# electrum getbalance
daemon is not connected

Daemon status:

[root@fish ~]# electrum daemon status
    "blockchain_height": 352760,
    "connected": false,
    "nodes": [
    "server": "electrum.be",
    "server_height": 0

Note the "connected": false, field. What does this mean? Is it related to my node not working?


you need to run

electrum daemon load_wallet

load_wallet or other wallet

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