bitcoind is the command-line interface for Bitcoin. It stands for "Bitcoin Daemon" where a daemon is any computer process which runs in the background ("service" in Windows terminology). bitcoind connects to the Bitcoin network and passes transactions, updates the block chain, etc.

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How to upgrade Bitcoin daemon in ubuntu 12.04?

I am currently having Bitcoin daemon version 0.9.0 and bitcoind getinfo shows error like "Upgrade required" { "version" : 90000, ... "errors" : "URGENT: Upgrade required: see ...
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getreceivedbyaddress without knowing the private key

Not considering any external services, is there any way (opensource implementation) that would keep up with the blockchain and expose an API with the same functionality as the original ...
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mining pcie 16x and 1x together caused rejects

I have 5 msi radeon R9 290 cards and this board https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Z87PLUS/specifications/ . With 3 pcie 16x everything runs smooth but, as soon as I add the first 1x into the equation, ...
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What I'm doing wrong? PHP/RPC does not work (parse error)

I'm new to bitcoin in programming and I'm actually wanted to learn something by testing it on my local machine. So I've set up a webserver on my local machine and also installed bitcoin and started ...
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Check if wallet is encrypted or not through RPC API

How can one check if their wallet is encrypted through the RPC API without receiving an exception? I went through the Original Bitcoin client API calls list but didn't find any command that could ...
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Is there a way to run bitcoind without being a full node?

I want to be able to run bitcoind on a VPS I rented, but I neither have good bandwidth nor RAM so I do not want to be a full node. How would I go about configuring things so that I can run bitcoind ...
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How to get instant notification of any Bitcoin transaction involving a specific public address as recipient without knowing the wallet or private key

Everything is in the title... For instance, Blockchain can do this if you import a public address and you set up their notification mechanism. Is there a way to do this in an intelligent (=efficient) ...
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JSON/RPC works fine for bitcoind but not for litecoind

I have managed to set up bitcoind, connect to its JSON/RPC API and run the getinfo command. I followed exactly the same steps and configuration for litecoind (bitcoin.conf and litecoin.conf contain ...
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Bitcoind, Multisig, and the default account “”

I've been attempting to do transactions to and from a multisig address for a couple of days, but I'm finding that my default account "" keeps paying for things, even though I'm explicitly saying other ...
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How do I use walletnotify?

I have bitcoin daemon and how want to use the walletnotify option with a json-rpc call. Some of the examples use a "transaction.sh" file for walletnotify. What is it for? What do I have to write in ...
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Get a programmatical notification when an address receives a transaction [duplicate]

I am experimenting building an in-house Bitcoin payment system. What is currently the recommended practice to get notifications to your web server when a certain Bitcoin address receives a ...
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Minimal system to run a full Bitcoin node: Netbook? Raspberry Pi? etc

I want to build a low profile system running as a full Bitcoin node, i.e. just running Bitcoin Core 0.9+ and pretty much nothing else. What is the minimal system (in terms of power consumption) that ...
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Transaction refund address

In the what’s new in Bitcoin Core 0.9.0 notes there is a reference to a refund address. I tried to look it up in the forums and the wikis but I came up with nothing. How can I set a refund address ...
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Listening for changes to my own wallet in the blockchain

I would like to be notified of changes to any of my many wallet address as soon as they happen and then programmatically take action. I have been using wallet notify but this has been giving me really ...
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How to validate raw transactions using bitcoind and/or bitcoin-cli (preferably offline)?

I've been wanting to join in the fun on this Bitcoin transaction contest but while I'm comfortable enough working out the scripts themselves and playing with the web-based tools suggested, as a ...
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Is change of Bitcoin address of an account possible?

I have multiple Bitcoin addresses in my Bitcoin Daemon, Which address will be used for receive transaction Can i change my default account address(mentioned in 1) to new one
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How much space needed to run Bitcoin daemon in amazon AMI?

How much space needed to run Bitcoin daemon in amazon AMI(ubuntu 12.04), I am currently having 20GB is that enough suppose i want to run multiple coin daemon say 6 coin daemons how much space(approx) ...
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is Bitcoind -gen solo mining ?

I am running "./bitcoind -daemon -gen" in my machine . Is it solo mining ? If so, what does it take to create 1 bitcoin ? When i run "./bitcoind getbalance" it is always 0.00000 . "./bitecoind ...
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Bitcoin-RPC PHP: It just dawned on me, should i be json decoding arrays returned from the client?

My question is should i be using json_decode() to decode the arrays prior to using them in php? here's an example: public function CheckAddress($address) { $truth = ...
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How to install litecoin daemon in AMI

I have cent os in my amazon ec2 instance i try this post to install litecoin daemon after done compilation and run ./litecoind gives the following error litecoind: key.cpp:134: ...
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Installing ripple coin daemon and Ripple coin-QT in ubuntu gives error

I install ripple coin from Github as I did for other coins. On cloning rippled rippled from Github, I can't find files under rippled as I found for other coins. I can not find much information ...
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How to display price of one Bitcoin on website in PHP? [duplicate]

Firstly, I know this is a duplicate post but from what I can find all of the others are using the MtGox price (redundant now). I was wondering - what is the current best way to display the price of ...
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BlockNotify/WalletNotify - but without the console window

I use the walletnotify and blocknotify config options on bitcoind to have the server call two executables on new transactions/blocks. This all works fine. The two executables (Windows executables) are ...
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How to obtain the longpoll url using jsonRPCClient

I'm trying to find the longpoll url for my pool. I've found documentation saying that it is within the headers but I'm unable to see anything. Is there any way to retreave the url via an RPC request? ...
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Which wallet is better and secure?

Which wallet is better? A conventional wallet or A Hierarchical Deterministic wallet in case of more number of users accessing the wallet?
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Crptoarbitrer gem shows infinity and zero to crptocoin exchanges

I am using Crypto Arbitrer gem for finding the price amount to buy and sell some coins. It is said that it supports (btc ltc nmc nvc trc ppc ftc cnc) the mentioned coins. But when i check it does not ...
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RPC error when sending withdrawal(PHP)

Same problem i had previously, but a bit different. here's my script if you can help. EDIT: OH BOY do i feel dumb. i went into the json rpc client file, and made it print r the response. below was ...
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Historical prices via API for major alts (not BTC)

I am trying to build a small project of mine using historical prices for major alternative currencies such as LTC, DGC, MOON, TIPS, etc and so far I managed to collect only current prices of cryptsy ...
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Is it possible to monitor all crypto-coins?

Different coins have their own blocks and wallets, I want to build application to support multiple coins and my questions is Monitoring all coins possible(view transactions, get balance etc)?
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Address generation of all cryptocoins

Bitcoin-ruby generates bitcoin addresses for bitcoin link. We are developing a UI which supports some more coins. How can we support generation of address for othercoins too(Ex. Dogecoin, Litecoin, ...
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Bitcoind -walletnotify more than 6 confirmations?

I've configured bitcoind -walletnotify to run php script when callback is triggered. It works fine, but only notify until 3 confirmations are received. My goal is to notify when 6 confirmations are ...
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Why bitcoind/bitoin-qt is imposing transaction fee?

Bitoind is imposing transaction fee on 0.0001BTC forcefully even though i have set the transaction fee to 0, please tell can i transfer the money to some address without fee?
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Block format validation against the Testnet bitcoin network

I was wondering if there is a tool which I can use in order to see if I'm generating blocks properly in my client. This is a block generated by my client in hex format(with just coinbase): 02000000 ...
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How do you make json-rpc calls in PHP dynamic?

I am using the easybitcoin.php script here: https://github.com/aceat64/EasyBitcoin-PHP When making a json-RPC call, such as: print_r($<username>->getbalance($_SESSION['username']) ); You ...
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Bitcoind Performance for production usage

Lets say we have one instance of bitcoind running on the production server. And our exchange software/application interacts with it using RPC callbacks for: address generation withdrawal ...
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Bitcoind need blockchain to sign transaction

I'm trying to sign a transaction using bitcoind via rpc. Here is the request I send. signrawtransaction ...
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Coin address generation for all coins

We are developing UI for coin trading. We have a plan to use all the coins present in coinmarketcap. I am greatly confused how to generate coin address for all coins. I knew that from cryptsy.com, it ...
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Can I make and host bitcoin wallet in my own website to get rid of using 3rd party wallets

I searched a lot about it but didn't get a proper answer I want to build my own bitcoin wallet and host it on my website for my personal usage and other visitors use. If someone know that how to do ...
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Cannot allocate memory

EXCEPTION: 11DbException Db::get: Cannot allocate memory bitcoin in ProcessMessage() Downloaded 250k blocks, now it won't run anymore i'm running ubuntu 12.04, I have 20GB HD and 1gb ram. any way to ...
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Is it possible to send coins WITHOUT importing private key?

I have a cold storage wallet that I periodically move funds into. I want to be able to send funds out of the wallet quickly. Right now, I have to keep a clean VM up with the full blockchain, then ...
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Is there any relation between the block version field and the one of the transaction?

I am struggling to validate my custom miner against the testnet network and I can't seem to add a block of mine to the chain. I've noticed that all the other miners are appending version 2 blocks, so ...
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Vanitygen regular expression match

Using regular expression match instead of prefix, is there a way to add a difficulty and probability check? Seems to only report keys/s and total keys tested.
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should i call keypoolrefill or it's refilled automatically?

As far as i know that key pool gets refilled automatically with each address taken out of it. Why should i use keypoolrefill then ? What's the benefit of this command ?
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Proof of solvancy [duplicate]

Andreas has been talking a lot lately about proof of solvency as it pertains to any company that takes custodial custody of bitcoin funds. As someone who's planning to launch a project that does just ...
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how can i handle transferring bitcoins between address in my wallet with target-confirmation?

in my website i use bitcoin payment via bitcoind server can someone explain mechanism to make that via Bitcoin RPC API ? can i use accounts in bitcoin or what can i do to make accounts in my wallet ...
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Is there any way to prevent intra wallet transaction fees?

I heard about it somewhere, but no where found a complete step by step solution. I've heard that for addresses in the same wallet, the transaction fees can be avoided. Is it a rumor ? If no, then ...
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bitcoind in testnet is not synchronizing

I installed bitcoind into Linux. I'm running it in testnet mode but it is not synchronizing as it is not downloading blocks. I have the following in bitcoin.conf: rpcport=8332 # Needed for testnet ...
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How can I send bitcoin from one address to another through the Bitcoin client/API?

How can I send bitcoin from one address to another via Bitcoin client/API ? There exist an API call called: sendfrom <fromaccount> <tobitcoinaddress> <amount> [minconf=1] ...
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can I run two nodes on LAN?

I am attempting to get two nodes to talk to each other on the testnet, both nodes are on the same LAN. After starting both nodes with the other node's ip address I get the following error when I ...
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Installed latest Bitcoin-Qt, fully synced, but 'getreceivedbyaddress' etc doesn't work? [duplicate]

I downloaded and installed Bitcoin-Qt 0.8.6, fully synced the block chain (according to the software itself) and now trying some basic commands through the console. For some reason, ...