Bitcoin-Qt is an MIT-licenced Qt 4 GUI application for the original Bitcoin codebase.

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If I want to run the Bitcoin client from another OS, can I direct Bitcoin to an already downloaded Blockchain on another OS' partition?

I have fast internet, and it wouldn't be too much of a struggle just torrenting the bootstrap.dat, but it would make sense to make use of an already existing blockchain and save space and time. I've ...
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Bitcoin Core and Armory working together?

I am confused, totally new to Bitcoin and not really a digital expert, so forgive me if the following is stupid. I downloaded Armory two weeks ago and it asked me to also install Bitcoin QT which I ...
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Is it possible to specify a default change address?

Is it possible to enable default change address on my bitcoin-qt (aka bitcoin-core) client? I'm using a webservice that monitors my balance (based on public keys) and whenever I send a transaction my ...
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How does serializing in coins.h work?

I'm talking specifically about this: /** pruned version of CTransaction: only retains metadata and unspent transaction outputs * * Serialized format: * - VARINT(nVersion) * - VARINT(nCode) * - ...
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How to get the number of the confirmed transactions from Bitcoin QT Rpc

We are building a generic wrapper around Bitcoin-Qt. I wonder if there is way to get the information about the confirmation count of a transaction from a Bitcoin-QT having an empty wallet using the ...
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How do I run Armory Testnet on Win7 x64 using Bitcoin Core 0.9.3 using remote datadir?

Trying to use the testnet which I have no problems with using Bitcoin Core 0.9.3 with command: Bitcoin-qt.exe -testnet -datadir=f:\data\bitcoincore But running Armory using the Testnet icon attempts ...
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Bitcoin-qt and lost local blockchain files

For some reason I've lost all data in my .bitcoin directory except the wallet.dat file. Now bitcoin-qt shows 0 balance, and it's 5 years behind sync. Is this possible to restore coins in this case?
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How can I transfer the last little bit from my Bitcoin Core wallet to Armory?

I'm moving my bitcoins to Armory because its deterministic wallets are SO much better for keeping good backups. But bitcoin core didn't make it easy for me to sent all my money - if I specified all of ...
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bitcoin-qt stops subsequent RPC calls, then won't shut down

I am running latest bitcoin client, 0.9.2.1 - running on 64bit ubuntu.. I can start up the bitcoin client, via bitcoin-qt -server or bitcoind -daemon (both have the same behaviors).... ... once the ...
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bfgminer on bitcoin-qt

I am getting this error and looking for guidance. Error : Most likely you have input the wrong URL, forgotten to add a port, or have not set up workers config server=1 rpcallowip=192.168.1.0/24 ...
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Bitcoin payout based on real-life event

Just starting to learn bitcoin scripting. Can someone explain how to pay out based on some real-life event? I currently test from the command line with bitcoind -regtest
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Is Bitcoin a developer only currency and community?

The Bitcoin repo on Github has 7 members. Ultimately, they decide what bug fixes and pull requests get merged. I don't understand how this is decentralized? Yes, it is open source, so anything they do ...
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Maximum number of transactions in wallet.dat for Bitcoin Core

I know that a large number of key pairs in wallet.dat is not a concern. But is having too many transactions in wallet.dat an issue? Can Bitcoin Core start crashing after it reaches a certain number ...
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Test in a box duplicating addresses how come?

I copied the whole directory for bitcoin data and then ran two instances one for the first directory and the other for the copied one, and then I generated a new address from the old instance go to ...
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Importing keys to a brand new wallet

After I imported keys to the brand new wallet I tried to test that it is imported properly so I ran salvagewallet command to verify my new wallet but got these errors! 2014-08-21 12:17:28 WARNING: ...
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Bitcoin Core RPC goes does down

I have issues running Bitcoin core. Steps Install brand new Windows Server 2012 machine. I installed Bitcoin core. It ran ok for 8 hours. RPC server of bitcoin core goes down. When I do CMD> ...
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Full node of bitcoin

I would like to have Bitcoin Core running as a full node. I thought it is like plus 100 GB. But on the web site it says it is no more than 20 GB. When I run Bitcoin-Qt is it enough to run full node or ...
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Where to place Bitcoin bootstrap.dat

I'm sure this has been asked many times before, but I've recently gotten into the whole cryptocurrency thing starting with Dogecoin, and I now want to use Bitcoin as well. I am on Windows 7. I found ...
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How do I export a private key from my Bitcoin-QT wallet if the wallet isn't synced? [duplicate]

I started syncing a bitcoin-qt client, and had somebody send me funds to an address generated in the client. I then stupidly decided to speed up the syncing process and downloaded a torrent of ...
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Three numbers after dash in transaction id

In Bitcoin Core the transaction id is appended with a dash and three numbers. They are usually 000. What do those numbers mean? For example: ...
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How is the previous transaction hash calculated?

Can anyone provide a clear example on how to calculate a previous transaction hash. Say i want to create a new transaction, i get that the hash is calculated by doubling sha256 a message m, but I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bitcoin-qt import private key crash

Importing a private using the debug console causes a crash, I always have to kill from shell the bitcoin-qt app and restart it. Is there any way to prevent this? Is there a way to import the private ...
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When do P2Pool Node Fees get paid?

I have set up a node and been running for a few days now and a couple of payments have gone out form it which is good. These payments are going to a coinbase wallet and there is a local wallet ...
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How does Core distinguish between confirmed & unconfirmed Tx in memory?

Looking for a low-level answer, links to reference code would be helpful: Is there a difference between a Tx message received from a peer, and a Tx item as included in a valid block received from a ...
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How can I convert a bitcoin public key to a bitcoin address?

How can I convert a bitcoin public key to a bitcoin address? Note: I am using PHP. Is there an existing bitcoin API or PHP-API to do that converting ?
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getrawtransaction doesn't work for every transaction with -txindex=1?

i put txindex=1 in bitcoin config and reindex blockchain after that when i call getrawtransaction for some transactions didn't exist in my wallet and work well like: [Working] getrawtransaction ...
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Build Altcoin-qt, keep getting 'This application has request the runtime to terminate it in an unusual way' error

I successfully built my coin on my laptop using Qt4.8.6, but get this error when I try to solo mine it. I can solo mine, but the error pops up. If I click 'ok', it shuts the program down and I can't ...
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How can i request balance of bitcoin address from Bitcoin-Abe using PHP?

i installed Bitcoin-Abe. How can i request balance and transactions of specific bitcoin address from Bitcoin-Abe using php ? Is it make by query database or what ? Can someone explain how can i ...
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How can i get balance of bitcoin address not exist in my wallet?

How can i get balance of bitcoin address not exist in my wallet ? I try to use bitcoin-Abe but it is complicated and take seral days to full database with blockchain. Is there exists other tools ...
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Multisig doesn't work unless all keys were generated from the current wallet?

I tried to create a multisig in both the Bitcoin network and the Bitcoin testnet. It seems to work only when all public keys are from the current wallet. That means when I call listunspent after I ...
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Building Altcoin, getting undefined reference to CTxDB error

I am trying to build an altcoin under Windows. It has compiled just fine under Linux. I installed all the dependencies, updated my path, and installed Qt for qmake. I am partially following the guide ...
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Error compiling altcoin-qt for Windows, getting a GCC internal compiler error

I think I managed to get all my dependencies and libraries right (fingers crossed), but now when trying to build blackcoin-qt, the QTSdk compiler gives me this error while building qtipcserver.o: In ...
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GetBlocks Message containing Transaction Hashes

I'm sending a getBlocks Message which returns me an Inv Message containing up to 500 block-hashes as specified in the Protocol Specification. The Specification says: The maxium count for a an ...
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How do I prevent Bitcoin-qt from having to keep reindexing the blockchain?

Is it likely that anti-malware or anti-virus software is causing this issue? (I have told such programs to exclude the Bitcoin folders from scans)
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Priorities in Bitcoin-qt Client

On the bitcoin wiki its says: Transactions need to have a priority above 57,600,000 to avoid the enforced limit (as of client version 0.3.21). This threshold is written in the code as COIN * 144 / ...
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Help me work out a transaction fee

I am having difficulty working out how to work out a transaction fee. I've read the theory, but don't understand how to get the values to put the theory to practice. Can someone please help me work ...
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What is chainwork?

If I run the RPC call getBlock on the bitcoin-qt client it gives me field called chainwork containing a hash. I cant find any information what this value is about. Request: getblock ...
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Purpose of a BlockChain in local wallet application

I have installed the BitCoin wallet application on my PC, so that I can cold store my BitCoin. It's "Synchronizing with the network" and has 272 weeks of BC left to download (painfully slow!!) What I ...
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Where can I get the source code of Bircoin or ANY other cryptocurrency compilable in Visual Studio?

I really want to study the source in detail. I'm using windows so can't compile the source on Github. I found one here : http://bitcoinqtmsvc2012.codeplex.com/, but couldn't get it to compile even ...
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How can I connect to bitcoin-qt client with public ip address

I used the bitcoin client but i want to connect to it using public ip adress not localhost. From that machine i could reach bitcoin using localhost but when I am using public ip address with the ...
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How do I switch from MultiBit to Bitcoin-QT?

Okay, so I have seen the questions on how to go from Bitcoin Core to MultiBit, but I want to go the other way. Really, I downloaded and started using the wrong wallet. I wouldn't even mind MultiBit ...
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why does listunspent empty?

When i make lisunspent command on Bitcoin RPC console show me empty {}, but i have coins in my wallet. Why listunspent is empty ? and how can make lisunspent contains transactions ? Thanks Editing: ...
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How to receive payments online to single address per user in scalable way?

Suppose we are building online casino/market and want to receive payments. To be scalable, safe and have good user experience, we: cannot generate new address for every single payment. Having ...
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Bitcoin wiki docs, account or address?

listtransactions [account] [count=10] [from=0] Returns up to [count] most recent transactions skipping the first [from] transactions for account [account]. If [account] not provided it'll ...
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How do exchanges decide on cryptocurrency trading pairs?

Cryptocurrency trading pairs for example ltc/btc, doge/btc should be paired using some criteria. I'd like to comprehend on what basis they are paired.