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

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Solo mining error

so i have been trying to set up my pc to solo mine for almost a week now. i am using bitcoin core and guiminer v0.10.2. i have gotten to the point where i can start mining, but when i do i get this ...
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Bitcoind crashes directly after starting

I'm am trying to solo mine. My first problem is when I try to launch bitcoin client as server with guiminer I get this error Invalid -rpcallowip subnet specifications.* valid are a single ip. I ...
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Why can't my bitcoin-qt sync with network?

For the last 32 hours my bitcoin-qt has been unable to sync with the network even with my firewall and VPN switched off. Any ideas what else to check? Using Windows 7 SP1 x64 and have rebooted the ...
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Why does Bitcoin-QT not seem to be catching up on my Mac?

I've had Bitcoin-QT running for about six total hours, and the rate at which it's catching up is glacial at best. It takes about an hour to advance a week, which would make the process take about 4 ...
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Bootstrap.dat on Mac OSX 10.9 - Difficulty

Been trawling through a lot of information (I know this similar issue has probably come up a fair bit) on this issue and going round in circles a bit. I am not the most tech savvy individual, and ...
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What does Bitcoin Core's “Coin Control Features” do and how do I use it?

What is Bitcoin Core's "Coin Control Features"? How do I use it, and what can I do with it?
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Bitcoin-Qt setup: Change block-chain file location, settings? documentation?

I am installing Bitcoin-Qt and have been reading about Bitcoin basics, but I found very little information on the client. I have a few questions about the Bitcoin-Qt program (v0.8.1-beta under Windows ...
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What exactly is checked at various -checklevel's?

The standard bitcoin-qt/bitcoind client has an option -checklevel which purports to perform various checks on the block data stored on disk. Is there current documentation (other than the source) ...
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How can I restore my wallet?

I just purchased a new laptop and I want to decommission my old one. I have a back-up of my wallet.dat file copied to my new PC. What do I need to do to restore it to my Bitcoin (Windows) client? ...
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What was the vulnerability in v0.3.4 that allowed an attacker to steal coins?

Reference: http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2010-5141 What was the specific exploit in the Tx script evaluation process?
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won't show my balance by “getbalance myaddress” but show balance by “getbalance”. what is the reason?

i send btc in my-server created btc address. which is created by "getnewaddress". get the payment also and it's shown by "getbalance". but i want to see the balance by "getbalance myaddress". it's ...
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How to Create Wallet using createmultisig? How do use it? [duplicate]

createmultisig <'["key,"key"]'> what is "nrequired"?? what is "key"?? i use this and create a address: bitcoin-cli createmultisig 2 ...
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What does the label field in Bitcoin-Qt mean?

I tried to get involved with Bitcoin on iPad, couldn't download a wallet and thought a paper wallet was an alternative; I generated said paper wallet and used the address to buy coins. I realized I ...
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bitcond and bitcoin-Qt system configuration and bandwidth requirements

What is the best operating system configuration for a computer to run (bitcoind or bitcoin-Qt) and (BFGminer or CGMiner) under Linux, assuming that it will be connected to a 3 Terrahash mining rig on ...
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How can I use multi signature addresses with Bitcoin Core?

Using the instructions on the debug window, I created a multi signature address as below: addmultisigaddress 2 "[\"Address1\",\"Address2\"]" MultiSigAddress My understanding is that one needs the ...
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How can I mine bitcoin faster? [closed]

I'm curios what kind of PC, I need to mine bitcoins. What OS system, what GPU, CPU, etc... my current specification are: CPU: Xeon e3-1230v3 GPU: GTX 780 RAM: 24gb OS: Windows 8.1(64bits) So what ...
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2 bitcoinqt - getrawmempool returns different results

I have 2 servers with running the same Bitcoin Core v0.9.3.0-g40d2041-beta (64-bit). I use getrawmempool to get all new transactions in the same time but I have different result. One server always ...
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Is it possible to get already-sent bitcoins from a corrupted wallet?

I bought some bitcoins on LocalBitcoins then downloaded Bitcoin-qt then instantly sent it to my wallet and now the wallet is corrupted... Is there a way to get them back?
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How do I synchronize my wallet quicker with bitcoins already sent?

I have my first ever Bitcoin wallet, I instantly sent the bitcoins from blockchain.info to my wallet. Without realizing, my wallet is currently (4pm May 8th 2015) 1 year and 42 weeks behind. Is there ...
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Bitcoin.conf not being read by Bitcoin Core

My issue is I cannot get RPC working with Bitcoin Core. I do not know what I'm doing wrong! When I first installed Bitcoin Core it did not come with a bitcoin.conf file so I created one with the ...
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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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Wallet.dat (<0.4.0) format: retrieving Bitcoin, possible security concerns

Whilst moving houses I came across some old HDDs which I've just found contains a wallet.dat from August 2011. The version of Bitcoin-qt must be 0.4.0 as I know the wallet.dat is password encrypted, ...
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How do I use mSIGNA without the standard Bitcoin client?

Which IP do I have to fill in in mSIGNA to connect to the Bitcoin Network without using the BitcoinQt/bitcoind application? Is it possible to use mSIGNA and BitcoinQt even if the syncing process is ...
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What alternatives are there to hardcoding checkpoints into the Bitcoin client?

Checkpoints seem like a crucial part of the security & validation apparatus in Bitcoin. Is there a written policy in place, among the developers defining the maximum interval between checkpoints? ...
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How can I combine all the tiny amounts I've received to minimise transaction fees, and do I need to?

Important parts in bold, for those who don't want to read the detail! I've received lots of tiny transactions, in amounts sometimes as low as 0.000003BTC. Even though I've also received (relatively) ...
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osx - bitcoin-qt v0.8.6 doesn't starts at osx 10.9 non-developer machine

I've compiled a bitcoin-qt v0.8.6 on osx 10.9. It successfully runs on developer machine from 'Finder' (as Bitcoin-Qt.app) and from terminal (as ./Bitcoin-Qt.app/Contents/MacOS/Bitcoin-Qt). I've ...
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How to get unspents for a specified bitcoin address?

I want to access unspent data of a specific bitcoin address. I am trying this command bitcoin-cli -regtest listunspent "some bitcoin address" But I am always getting an empty list. I am using local ...
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Bitcoin Client - How do I find the destination address of an incoming transaction?

I'm mining Bitcoins and have multiple incoming addresses in my bitcoin-qt wallet. When I get a payout for mining in the "Transactions" tab it shows the amount of BTC I received and the type is set ...
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How does the signature verification feature in bitcoin-qt work without a public key?

bitcoin-qt has a "signature verification" feature where you can verify a signed message. All it needs is the bitcoin address of the signer, the message and a short signature. From what I understand ...
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Error While making windows.exe using gitian build?

Actually I'm making a logos windows exe (logosd and logos-qt) following the release process, which is mention on below path on any coin you can find that path, I'm working logos LGS Coin that's why ...
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What's the difference between bitcoind and bitcoin-qt? Different commands?

This is a multi-part question, mainly do to contradictory information from different articles. It's got me all confused. From my understanding, bitcoin-qt is just a GUI version of bitcoind - which ...
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What are seednodes?

A follow up from a comment on this answer. What are seednodes, and how do they differ from fallback nodes?
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What are the safety guidelines for using the Sign Message feature?

bitcoin-qt's dialog box states, "Be careful not to sign anything vague, as phishing attacks may try to trick you into signing your identity over to them. Only sign fully-detailed statements you agree ...
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What is main.cpp for in bitcoind? [closed]

What does the main.cpp source-code file do? I know what main.cpp files are for in general, but specifically in the case of bitcoin?
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Can bitcoin-qt use imported address as a change address?

If I import a private key into a bitcoin-qt wallet, is it possible that some day some transaction I send from the wallet will use its pair address (the bitcoin address created from this private key ) ...
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Is it possible to view others' transactions in bitcoin client?

This seems like a really basic question, but I'm having trouble searching for answers on it. My understanding is that my bitcoin client (Bitcoin v0.7.1-beta) has basically theoretically downloaded the ...
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How do I open my RPC console?

Someone just asked me to open the RPC console, as part of debugging something else. How do I do that? I'm using Bitcoin-Qt.
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Bitcoins not showing up in Bitcoin-Qt wallet

I bought 1 BTC from localbitcoins.com and received my bitcoin in my online wallet with no problems at all, after that I then sent it to my "bitcoin-qt wallet" address located inside the Bitcoin wallet ...
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How does “headers first” effect BLKxxxx.dat structure?

Assuming a full node running Bitcoincore v0.10 (with txindex=1), how exactly does the new "headers first" functionality affect the structure of the blockchain data? (Specifically, the blkxxxx.dat ...
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How I make a portable version of Bitcoin for Ubuntu?

I want to create a bitcoin wallet executable file in Ubuntu with all its dependencies. So when use that file from some other system it will work perfectly. How I make a portable version of Bitcoin ...
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How to import old wallet to Multibit?

I had 2 Bitcoins on my old PC and got a virus so did a format. But I also did a backup of my bitcoin wallet. Now I want to sell these bitcoins but when I went to the site, the official client was ...
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Problem with Berkeley DB while building Bitcoin on Windows from Source Code?

I'm trying to compile Bitcoin from source code in Windows 7. When I run ./configure, I get the following error: checking for Berkeley DB C++ headers... no configure: error: libdb_cxx headers missing ...
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How secure are the DNS servers for Bitcoin?

With the version 0.6, Bitcoin introduced the DNS servers that populate the initial peers for new clients. How secure are those servers in terms of being immune to takedown attacks, or injection of ...
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Reindexing of blockchain using bitcoin qt v8.5 using 427% of Macbook CPU

My bitcoin qt client v8.5 crashed last week (I had already got full blockchain indexed a long time ago) and I had to force quit it. It's now re-indexing the blockchain but using sometimes up to 427% ...
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What other wallets can import Qt's backup .dat file?

I've been using Bitcoin Qt on my work computer (my only working computer at the moment) but last week Windows 7 decided that the program's bypassing the firewall to download the blockchain was a ...
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How do I create release build of my new bitcoin wallet?

I have created a new alt coin, and now I want to create a executable of my wallet in ubuntu. I don't know how to create a release build wallet with all its dependencies. How I can build my wallet ...
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What does the keypoololdest field mean?

After reading this question I watched the keypoololdest. It was 1392447127 (Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:52:07 GMT) I created a new address. Then, it was 1392449568 (Sat, 15 Feb 2014 07:32:48 GMT) Should ...
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How do I set up bfgminer?

How may I know if I've set up my bfgminer correctly? I don't have any hardwares (cause I'm like pretty broke and it costs a lot) so how may I know if bfgminer is properly working? How do I know if I ...
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How can I run bitcoind on test and production networks, at the same time, on the same computer?

Bitcoin and Bitcoind will send an error if it is launched multiple times. I'm assuming this is because they share the same database and wallet. Is it possible to run two instances of Bitcoin QT / ...
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Redeeming OP_SHA256 hash OP_EQUAL (Testnet) Tx

I created the following non-standard Tx on the Testnet3 network: 6b52c981e6814072db77cb755b2633cd126b4ca21501d18ab994531e17a4a813 { hash: ...