Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency based on Bitcoin with confirmations that come every 2.5 minutes on average. It also uses the scrypt hashing algorithm to reduce the efficiency benefit that custom hardware would have over widely-available commodity computing hardware.

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Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner

I am looking at getting a Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner to mine LTC and doing a few calculations. I have used a few LTC profit calculators: https://bitmakler.net/...
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Why Does Litecoin Transaction Show Zero Confirmations for last 3 hours

I tried sending 193.09 LTC from my mobile wallet. There wasn't an option for how much of a fee to add to the transaction, so I just sent as is. It took a long time to send from my phone and then once ...
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Verification exception : Unexpected

i have cloned litecoin wallet and edit it connect to the network we have created. I disabled checkoints, changed params and the block syncs for 32 blocks. Then i get the following error 05-26 13:07:...
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Litecoin clone with no checkpoints

My Question is this: I am creating a little altcoin clone from https://github.com/Litecoin-Java/bitcoin-wallet but i want the new coin to have NO checkpoints. So what i did is comment out the of ...
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./learncoind not connecting to DigitalOcean Droplet

I'm on video 5 of the Learncoin youtube series and I am getting an error when I try to run ./learncoind 2016-04-07 03:40:40 connect() failed after select(): Connection refused 2016-04-07 03:40:40 ...
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Litecoin privacy techniques

What are the privacy techniques that used with Litecoin? and what are the differences between Bitcoin and Litecoin in privacy techniques?
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Crypto-currency interoperability

My question is about Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple, to which other currencies (crypto-currency and regular) they can be exchanged? Are they exchangeable with any currency or can each one be exchanged ...
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CPUminer: slowly losing mining speed?

I just started mining and I'm wondering why I appear to be losing speed over time. I am currently mining Litecoin at 69KH/s but when I start CPUminer it begins mining at 93KH/S and slowly descreases ...
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Comparison between Bitcoin and other currencies

I am doing a research about comparison between Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple (I am thinking about change it to Dogecoin). One of the comparison criteria is privacy. I need some information about that, ...
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How to mine a genesis block?

Following this guide, I'm trying to learn how to mine a genesis block, not to launch another altcoin or anything, blockchain databases are going to be important and I want to be ahead of the curve. I'...
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Cgminer has Connected to pool but still rejected [LTC]?

Im very new on LTC mining. I have Mining with my VGA HD 7730. and use cgminer 3.7.2 on windows. I Know it not worth it, but I'm still Try. next I will Buy More VGA if can Connect. My cgminer.conf is ...
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2 years and 30 weeks to import blocks?

Im using litecoin and it says its gonna take 2 years to import blocks heres a screenshot: i have bootstrap.dat
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What is a good quick and cheap way to get into Bitcoin/other crypocurrency mining? [duplicate]

I would like to get into Bitcoin mining or some other type of crypto currency mining, what is a cheap way to do so.
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Trying To Get More MH/s Litecoin Mining

I am relatively new to this but do have technical abilities like overclocking, etc. Here's what I'm working with: AMD A6 3620 APU w/Rade Radeon HD 6530D Driver: AMD Catalyst 15.7.1 Win 7 64 ...
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What is the difference between Gridseed ASIC and Scrypt ASIC

If you mine in wemineltc pool you have probably noticed that there are two different stratum server for ASIC miners here are the urls So my question is that what is the difference between an ...
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Can I anonymously self-publish books on Amazon and get paid in Bitcoin?

I want to publish the book under a pseudonym, or better yet, anonymously! I had been looking into Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. I’d also like to use an anonymous e-mail address. Would it be ...
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Should I be concerned about my Litecoin pool not showing anything but my invalid shares?

I have recently begun mining Litecoin and am still fairly new to the crypto-currency community. My main concern at the moment is that whenever I log into my account on litecoinpool.org (the pool that ...
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What is the fastest way of litecoin mining?

I have searched whole the Internet but it looks like that there isn't any fast way of mining litecoin. Most powerful CPUs just mine about 200 Kh/s and the most powerful GPUs mine around 900 Kh/s. ...
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Which command line software tools are required to mine litecoin

I have compiled litecoin core and am currently running litecoind which is downloading the blockchain. What other command-line tools do I need in order to mine litecoin without a GUI? And what are the ...
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What miner can I use to mine litecoin with the scrypt hash function?

When I run cgminer for run it to mine ltc the parameter --scrypt, cgminer says that is not recognized option. So, cgminer does not work. What miner can I use to mine litecoin with the scrypt hash ...
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Using a Bitcoin or Litecoin miner for attacking PBKDF2 / SHA-256 [duplicate]

I'm wondering if it would be possible to utilize a Bitcoin or Litecoin miner to attack, say, a password database that uses PKBDF2 with HMAC / SHA-256. PBKDF2 uses multiple iterations of a PRF - ...
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What is the format of the value of a transaction in the litecoin ledger

Feeling a little silly here, I can decode the entire rest of the data in the blockchain, but the "value" field of a transaction output makes no sense. [0,-14,5,42,1,0,0,0] This decodes to "50....
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Why is a short blocktime considered to be unsafe?

I've heard a couple of times "a shorter blocktime is unsafe," (first about Litecoin and now Ethereum) but never understood why. Is it the higher probability of a fork? Why do some people consider a ...
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JSON decode of 1 failed

Trying to mine using cudaminer but I keep getting JSON error 1, here is the batch file cudaminer.exe -H 1 -i 1 -l T9x20 -C 2 or -H 1 -i 1 -l T12x32 -c 1 -o stratum+tcp://global.wemineltc.com:3333 -u ...
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Compiling litecoind on Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to compile litecoind on Ubuntu 15.04 and I stuck here: /litecoin/src$ make -f makefile.unix USE_UPNP=- make: makefile.unix: No such file or directory make: *** No rule to make target '...
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All else being equal which is better for the environment, Litecoin or Bitcoin?

Does scrypt mining inherently confer any environmental benefit or energy efficiency for the same level of service provided?
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Zeusminer not being recognized with BFGminer

I'm trying to run bfgminer on a Raspberry Pi but the zeusminer is not being recognized. When I run the command: sudo bfgminer-5.1.0/bfgminer -S zeusminer:all -d? -D I get: [2015-05-31 19:47:42] ...
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What are these strange outputs in the Litecoin blockchain?

I have found that there are some strange outputs in the Litecoin blockchain that pay small amounts to the scriptPubKey 736372697074. In ASCII, this translates to "script", reminding me of how nodes ...
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Pool that seems to be stuck on a block

I'm running a Litecoin pool that seems like it might be stuck on a particular block... it's been working fine all along but is currently at like 312% Of Expected Shares, I've checked the cron jobs and ...
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Syncronization time jumps up to 8 days, then down again

I'm relatively new to using the litecoin software. I watched the local copy of the blockchain build all the way down to two days. Suddenly, it jumped back up to 8 days, and then built all the way ...
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Why did Litecoin choose the scrypt factors that they did?

Litecoin uses the scrypt factors (N=1024, r=1, p=1) This means that each hashing thread takes 128kB of memory. The scrypt paper recommends r=8. Colin Percival, the creator of scrypt, has said: Q: ...
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How to generate a Litecoin Private key and correspondent Public Address in C#

I found this C# tool to generate addresses for Bitcoin (compressed and uncompressed): https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Bitcoin_Address_Utility https://github.com/casascius/Bitcoin-Address-Utility It ...
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Mining Litecoins as User in Debian

I followed this tutorial https://litecoin.info/Debian_Linux_cryptocoin_mining_rig_setup_guide and set up a Mining rig (Debian 6.0.10). Sometimes I modified it (downloaded later graphics drivers than ...
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LTC Pool With Friends?

Is there a way I could set up my LTC mining pool so that my friends could join? I've been having really good luck lately!
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Is there a source for historical LTC trades available?

From bitcoincharts.com can download historical trade histories for BTC on various exchanges vs various currencies. Where can I find something comparable for LTC? I want to get historical trades ...
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Can you make a profit mining with CPU/GPU? [duplicate]

A Radeon HD 7950 has the fallowing hash rates: Around 600 MH/s for Bitcoin Around 600 KH/s for Litecoin I used this calculator https://bitcoinwisdom.com/bitcoin/difficulty ... so I would get : ...
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How to make bitcoins from other cryptocurrencies?

I want to know how can I convert other cryptocurrencies like BlackCoin or LiteCoin to Bitcoin. There are many cryptocurrencies out there and the main difference between most of them and Bitcoin is ...
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What reasons are there to mine and support Litecoin?

There are many examples of Bitcoin being accepted as a means of exchange in online transactions. I haven't found any such examples for Litecoin. So, what is the value in LTC mining? What is LTC's ...
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Multi-currency wallet api

I need a api or an application that can generate and handle (send/receive and so on...) multi currency wallet. For an example: It can generate dogecoin address, bitcoin address, litecoin address, ...
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miner_proxy and minerd Settings

I've started a mining account of Wemineltc.com, and have decided to go down the track of CPU mining. I looked up the relative tutorials on how to do so, and I got some different results. I set the ...
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How to Enable Port Forwarding for Litecoin Mining?

I've just started Litecoin mining, and I've realized that my blockchain takes eons to download, even though its only less than 4GB. I've read several other posts on the same problem, but none of them ...
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How do I trade at BTC-e?

I want to sell 1 LTC via BTC-e. How does selling LTC for USD takes place at BTC-e? Most probably I'll firstly deposit 1 LTC in the BTC-e wallet and then go to LTC/USD and then enter 1 LTC under the '...
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Detailed guide on how to Create a Litecoin Fork, With Pre-mine instructions [closed]

I need a Detailed guide on how to Create a Litecoin Fork, With Pre-mine instructions, I would be very grateful if someone posted a comprehensive guide on how to Create a Litecoin software fork, with a ...
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Passphrase lost for my wallet.dat

I need help to unlock my passphrase. I don't remember setting up one, but now there is a pasphrase. Eitherway I am unable to send out coins from my LitecoinQt to the exchange.
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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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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.
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What is the difference between BTC/LTC & LTC/BTC markets?

I am little bit confused about markets, In cryptsy there is a market for LTC/BTC in which we can buy or sell LTC using BTC My questions are, Is both LTC/BTC & BTC/LTC are the same? I have tried ...
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How to distinguish addresses currencies apart on php [closed]

I need depending on the address to assign a value of the transaction. Both at the level of php distinguish btc ltc from ppc?
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creating our own coin - connection refused error

We are trying to create our own currency. We first started with testnet. The aim is to generate a genesis block and testnet did it very well. However, although we had connection between two ...
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How does a proof of work limit of `~uint256(0) >> 20` translate into a difficulty of `1 / 2^12`?

In the Litecoin source it is written: static CBigNum bnProofOfWorkLimit(~uint256(0) >> 20); // Litecoin: starting difficulty is 1 / 2^12 How does that compute? ~uint256(0) >> 20 is ...