So if followed all the instructions here:
and everything seems fine the tests pass I can even run
the node and see this
Thank you for running a Zcash node!
You're helping to strengthen the network and contributing to a social good
You are currently not mining.
To enable mining, add 'gen=1' to your zcash.conf and restart.
Since starting this node 7 minutes, 58 seconds ago:
- You have validated 47 transactions!
howerver when I try to get an address or show stats
I get the error -
olawal@DESKTOP-AQ143PG:~/zcash$ ./src/zcash-cli getinfo
error: couldn't connect to server
same thing happens when I try to create an address
I have windows firewall turned off so its not that any ideas ?
I did creat the .Zcash folder as well as the zcash.conf file in my Ubuntu root