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How does forging work?

I am looking for an technical answer that explains how are validated the forged block. I already looked in the NXT wiki and in their white paper and found no detailed explanation.
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Strongest vs Longest chain and orphaned blocks

Satoshi writes at the bottom of page 3 of his white paper that "If two nodes broadcast different versions of the next block simultaneously, some nodes may receive one or the other first. In that case, ...
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Does BitMinter not use CPU's for mining at all?

I just started using BitMinter on several computers. They have decent GPU's that are detected and working fine, but I'd like to be able to use my CPU's also and I can't seem to find any method to ...
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I made this flowchart on bitcoin exchanges. What do you think?

To briefly explain: Pretend a bitcoin user spends a bitcoin to purchase a product at Overstock.com. As BTCs are volatile and not ubiquitous like USD, Overstock.com doesn't want to hold onto them. ...
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Is bitcoin-qt using bitcoind? or bitcoind is already built in the bitcoin-qt wallet?

When using bitcoin-qt wallet, all commands are executed externally with bitcoind? I am asking because I saw an altcoin wallet-QT (DMD) which comes as a single file without any daemon file, does it ...
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How do I get money on and off of harborly?

I signed up for a harborly account but I'm still not quite sure how it works. I would like to buy some bitcoins, but how do I get money onto the site?
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Are specific private keys weaker than others?

I've heard some discussion about how certain private keys can be considered weaker because they were generated using a weak randomness algorithm. I have very little experience in this subject and ...
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How to add bc accepted Shopping cart?

I need to start a website for sell and buy goods with bitcoin. Then I need to know how to add an shopping cart system for it. Are there any CMS plugins or modules like joomla, Drupal, or another? Or ...
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How much hashrate power would I require to surely mine 1 bitcoin block per day

How much hashrate power would I require to surely mine one bitcoin block per day? Thanks.
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p2pool manual difficulty

I'd like to experiment with different minimum difficulty settings for my p2pool miners to see if I can get more shares per block. Does anyone have a formula or any recommendations for a minimum ...
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Where can one trade AuroraCoins for Bitcoin?

I have some AuroraCoins (AUR), minin' them on ghash.io. I want to turn them into BTC and then use BTC (no USD!). Some exchanging site? Trust me, I've been Googling, Binging, DuckDuckGoing and others ...
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Expected Nonce value for given block

I have been playing with the code from https://github.com/progranism/Bitcoin-JavaScript-Miner for a little while, and I was wondering at what nonce the block is solved? The example block given in the ...
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Multi-signature and “pay to script hash” vs “pay to pub key hash”

If I understand correctly, there are two methods to perform a multi-signature transactions in Bitcoin. One is "pay to pub key hash", which is a method commonly used to send standard single signature ...
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PPC (peercoin) obsoleted by NXT?

PeerCoin has a Proof-of-Stake concept (and a small portion of Proof-of-Work), to secure the network. NXT is using only POS, which makes it even more energy efficient. Will NXT render PPC (PeerCoin) ...
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What is Mt. Gox's YubiKeys' “configuration protection access code”?

Does anyone know if Mt. Gox, now that they're bankrupt, has released their YubiKey's "configuration protection access code" (cf. this)? If so, we could reprogram the free YubiKeys they sent us and use ...
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Multibit: Whats the best way to proceed if I have forgotten my password but my wallet is still open

I am running multibit. I have less than half a bitcoin. I realised today that I have totally forgotten my password. My wallet is still open so I can still use it to pay for stuff. Can I create a ...
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Why won't my pool find my miners?

My main devices: 12x U1 AntMiner + Raspberry Pi B 512 MB (Included 32GB SD containing MinePeon) As normal I should: Plug in those miners & Raspberry Pi's micro USB-cable into hubs Connect the ...
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How can I rsync my bitcoin database?

I would like to use the bitcoind daemon but I don't want the high CPU footprint related to validating blocks every time new blocks come in. There is a better equipped computer that I can rsync with, ...
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Get last price from Comkort exchange PHP-JSON

Maybe Anybody can tell me why i got no output on my Browser with $mystring ? http://pastebin.com/W0G4Sy4e Shell Output : php test.php 0.01341011 0.01341011 I love using PHP! Browser Output : I ...
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How to solve Block Stuck on mycoin?

i have developed a coin with KGW algorithm and it stuck at 4900 block on multipool.i know the problem is from KGW algorithm and i decide to change it to digishield but i do not know how can i solve ...
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How desirable are features like Cryptonote in an altcoin?

How desirable are features like Cryptonote in an altcoin? DO you guys think, this is a feature you guys would prefer over an X11 or X13 algorihm?
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Why could UpdateTip be taking so long?

It has been 10 days since I ran bitcoind. When I opened it yesterday, I waited for about 40 minutes during which I could do not much except for waiting because my computer became so slow (high CPU ...
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Frequency of earning a bitcoin transaction

I'm running bitcoinQT on a dedicated server with a good connection ( although, only a modest cpu ). Assuming I have bitcoinQT running 24/7 how often would I expect to earn bitcoin transaction fees ( ...
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Gitian Build Issue - Windows

Got a little issue when compiling Windows QT using Gitian. BTW Im using a Ubuntu 12.04 64bit VPS. So I am using the instructions here : ...
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What's the point of trading BTC if you're limited in the things you can buy

If you're trying to make a profit by trading BTC... fine, I get it. What other reasons are there to trade BTC?
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Is there an API that provides this functionality?

Sorry I couldn't make my title more descriptive, but it might be a little long winded. What I need is the following, and preferably an API that can support the popular crypto currencies, not just ...
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Building from Source on MAC OSX 10.9 Error

Hi i'm building Bitcoin from source and am having some problems. Curious if anyone would be able to help me. When I try to make I get: In file included from ./json/json_spirit_reader_template.h:9: ...
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NXT single address per user vs bitcoin single address per transaction

In bitcoin, the anonymity is ensured by creating a new address for each transaction and by associating this address with a wallet. As far as I understand, with NXT, you use your account (calculated by ...
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Building Bitcoin from Source on MAC OSX 10.9

so I'm trying to get bitcoind running on my Mac and I cloned the source code from github. What I tried doing: brew install autoconf automake berkeley-db4 boost miniupnpc openssl pkg-config protobuf ...
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Are there any BitAuth OpenSource plugins for Chrome, Firefox, or other browsers?

I'm interested in using BitAuth to sign into websites. Are there any plugins for browsers? I'm only interested in FOSS / Open Source implementations...
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Why does re-signing a message in bitcoin-qt produce a different hash

I just noticed that if you repeatedly sign the same message in bitcoin-qt, the signature changes. Why is this?
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Why is there a need for different exchanges?

In laymen's terms, why is there a need for different bitcoin exchanges? Is it currently the wild west and eventually these exchanges will consolidate. Or can exchanges actually provide different value ...
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what IS Bitcoin's pourpse and what do they need me to do and why do they need me to do it and what is said thing for? [duplicate]

this program is advertiseing btcoins but not eplaining what they want to pay me to do and why dos it need to be done? its running algorithms but what is it doing that for? is it trying to protect ...
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Is it possible that someone forks the chain?

I'm not sure I understood everything but all the clients always keep the longest chain, ok. So, what happen if an evil person inject bad transactions in a block and successfully mine it (given the ...
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colored coin possible with ring signatures and stealth addresses?

It is understood that colored coin is possible with stealth addresses, but what about ring signatures such as how they are used in the cryptonote protocol (Monero, Bytecoin)? I feel like coloring the ...
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How to make bootstrap.dat work with bitcoin qt

I have downloaded the bootstrap.dat torrent to make bitcoin qt synchronize faster. I have searched the bitcoin directory by writing in the Run Application "explorer %APPDATA%\Bitcoin" I have dropped ...
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How many BTC a month using Ant U1? [on hold]

I've now joined bitminter and setted up slush's pool as backup. I can't wait a month so I wanted to ask you guys. Now my question is: How much do you usually charge @ 2 GHs/s for a month?
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Windows 8 Tile Change Background Color [on hold]

Does anyone know how to change the tile colour in Windows 8 in the source code so that I can create and distribute clients while controlling background tile color? I found the following which ...
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Colored coin with stealth addresses

Is it possible to use colored coins with stealth addresses? My main consideration being that coloring a unit of cryptocurrency requires being able to keep track of its exact location at all times ...
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Confirmation limit

When seeing transactions I see that the number of confirmations keeps increasing without any limit. I wanted to know if there is any time limit on including a already confirmed transaction in a block ...
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Can unrelated people know the private key of a multisig address?

After a multisig address is created, can one of the private keys of that address be known by an unrelated person and the security of that address still remain uncompromised? My understanding being ...
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Creating MultiSig from server

I want to create a MultiSig address where user A sends the public key of its bitcoin address (gets saved in the database). User B gets notified that he must send his public key to create the 2-3 ...
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Problems accessing BTCE api after certificate change?

I used to have a bot that interacted with the btce api through java/netbeans, and then after the MtGox fiasco I shut it down for a while. Now I am trying to start it back up, but while bitstamp and ...
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Bitcoin-qt transaction not initiated by the wallet owner

I was just mining for some Dogecoins with Eobot and parallel I had BGFminer set on solo mining + 4 pools from eclipse. The issue is that the moment the Eobot kicked in (it started on mining Dogecoins ...
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Where can new cryptocurrency features be found?

I was wondering what new cryptocurrency features may be introduced. How can I find published new cryptocurrency features?
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Transfer wallet to new server

I have been running a bitcoin app in an old server. I need to move everything to a new server but my question is this: is there a way I can transfer my bitcoin wallet (bitcoin core) to the new server ...
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Solo-mining with 1,6 - 2GHs/s

I'm using Antminer U1 (1,6 - 2,2 GHs/s : 2 Watts : No cooling : Using RaspberryPi 512 MB - MinePeon) Is it better pooled- or solo-mining? (BTC)
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Transaction malleability

Having spent quite some time reading on this issue, I still don't get some things. For example, once I create a tx and relay it to the network, who can alter the tx id? Just me? The recipient(s)? Can ...
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Anonymous transactions technology for a cryptocoin?

I’m thinking of investing in a cryptocoin with anonymous transactions feature. So far there are 3 well-known technologies for that: coinjoin (Bitcoin), masternodes (Darkcoin) and CryptoNote ...
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What design should I go with to implement Stratum in C?

I wanted to implement a Stratum server in C, but while I haven't written a single line of code, that is partially because I am unsure of what kind of design I should go with. I've learned that ...

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