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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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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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what is the config data for geforce gtx 870m

I am trying to setup litecoin mining for guiminer scrypt alpha for my GeForce GTX 870M and can't find config settings anywhere. I am a complete newbie in this so can anyone help me, please? Thanks in ...
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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 ...
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Where to find cryptocoins current price

How can I find API (json data) for cryptocoins current ask/high/low/average price. Is there any website that provides that ticker information for all coins. For example BTC/LTC ticker info is ...
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How does cryptsy.com currency trading works?

I am using cryptsy and i am unclear how cryptsy works, At first i deposited dogecoin to newly generated address and then I made the sell offer for DOGE/LTC, now i am having some LTC but i don't see ...
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Looking for nonces of even numbers

Each one of bitcoin and its derived crypto-currencies has a nonce value in the block, no matter what the algorithm is. Every miner tries to search for a luck nonce which can make the hash value ...
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Litecoin transaction fee

I have been struggling over the past few days to get some up-to-date information about Litecoin and I keep ending with nothing. To start off, I would like the formula that calculates the required fee ...
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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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Gridseed Mac OSX software

Where can I find information on running a Gridseed miner on Mac OSX? Either BTC and/or LTC. I'm looking for rather consistent information, by this I mean instructions with links that point to the ...
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What is the best solution ( i think i will mine with 3Gh/s ) [closed]

First, I'am a newbie in bit-coin and lite-coin so basically i want to setup some machine to get a (3 G Hz/s ) The cost of electricity are not a problem So please tell me which strategy to choose And ...
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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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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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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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How can I troubleshoot a cgminer crash?

I am trying to get started with Litecoin and cgminer and can't seem to get anything going because cgminer crashes. My batch file is as follows: timeout /t 30 setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100 setx ...
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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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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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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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minerd disappears when i try to launch it with a batch file?

I started using pooler cpuminer v 2.3.3 yesterday and it works. Today, it doesn't. I have no idea what the problem is, when I open the batch file, the minerd file disappears. This is my command line ...
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Submitted blocks get rejected on Litecoin testnet

I'm trying to submit blocks to the Litecoin Testnet, however everything gets rejected. I got my raw value as ...
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What is the recommended OS for compiling a Windows binary for Litecoin?

I'd like to compile Litecoin for Windows, but have difficulties doing so. To be specific: I want to create the Windows executable (.exe) GUI (qt) Litecoin client (to be more specific I want to compile ...
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Best strategy for using hundreds of 1 kh/s CPU litecoin miners

Some friends and I currently run a webapp and we rent 50 dedicated servers that run a few dozen linux VMs each. During the night they are not used a lot so we thought we could use them for cpu mining ...
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npm / node mining for litecoins

UPDATED AND CLARIFIED AND SIMPLIFIED I'm looking through npmjs.org - My thought is can a node.js server mine (without a graphics card just using its own possessing power?) If so (there are a lot of ...
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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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wemineltc.com Unpaid Shares went back to zero on miner restart

I just joined wemineltc it's my first day EVER mining for Litecoin or any other coin for that matter. So far the side pannel on the wemineltc.com for me says: Your Current Hashrate 43 KH/s It takes ...
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How many different hybrid miners out there now that can mine bitcoin + litecoin at the same time? And where is a reliable source to buy them?

I'm looking to buy a hybrid bitcoin/litecoin miner. Which ones are reliable and where can I get them in the US?
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how to earn a transaction fee for transactions originating from my client

I am working on an online litecoin wallet system. For every transaction originated from our site, we need to charge say x% of the amount as fees and it'll be sent to Admin's address ? How can I do ...
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How to compile source

I downloaded and install MinGW (windows). Then I downloaded Litecoin source from github. Now I use command: make -f makefile.mingw but I compilation stopped with this output: ...
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We need help with Reddcoin C++ - 1 btc bounty for solution [closed]

We need some help with Reddcoin. We had a bug in our code, 2 lines were commented so the verification of block we’re not done properly. ...
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I would like to exchange my mining earning to real cash in my bank account, then should I mine Bitcoin or Litecoin?

As a total Noob I have a CPU and GPU intensive machine and want to mine some coin to earn. In addition, I try to get the best trade of between the earning from the mining and exchanging it to a real ...
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Is there a wallet like Multibit for Litecoin?

Is there a lightweight client like Multibit available for Litecoin? If not, is one in development?
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Online Litecoin wallet with API

I am currently working on a project for school where I need to make a trade market for Litecoins. Before I start of coding I want to have a clear overview of the techniques I am going to deploy. I ...
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coin specifications values in source code

I am new to Bitcoins. I wanted to know the specifications of coins inside source code. Can any one tell me, * What are those functions and variable which are responsible to get and set the ...
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How to close debug window (qt client on linux)

I have the same problem with the Litecoin and Dogecoin client. Once I open the window in the menu Help > Debug window there is no way of closing it (no X in the corner of the window). I'm using ...
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LiteCoin Wallet balance does not match block-explorer.com

My Litecoin wallet version v0.8.6.2-beta is showing a balance of 26.579 ltc When I query http://block-explorer.com/address/LejrG23b2HcjqPRbZU8UWFxZhdJTUc75pS it is showing 0 balance. I just sent 2 ...
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What is the reason for other coins appearing like FTC and LTC? [duplicate]

Is it simply just trying to be faster and better in some aspects than bitcoins?
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Alternative chain shows blocks with empty TXIDs - what's going on?

An alternative chain based on Litecoin 0.8.6.1 that I have an interest in is during certain low-difficulty periods showing several blocks that contain empty TXIDs. Digging into the TXIDs return ...
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CPU bottleneck and Scrypt mining?

Im planing to set up a small energy efficient mining rig, im planing to use a low power CPU/MOBO bundle, this is my favorite: Biostar A68I-350 (with 1 DIMM DDR3 4Gb) It takes only 18W TDP and has one ...
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Low hashrate with cgminer 3.7.2 kalroth edition @ ubuntu 13.10 x64 @ R9 290 MSI GAMING EDITION @ 16 gb ram @ core i7 860

I'm trying with (below my sh file): export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS=1 cd /home/x/cgminer-3.7.2-kalroth/ find *.bin -delete sleep 3 cgminer --scrypt -o ...
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Effect of internet connection speed on solo mining [duplicate]

I have a set of PCs hasing at 100 kH/s and currently the network difficulty is 2674.36329706. My power usage is 200 W, and as per ...
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Why GPU (cgminer) scrypt mining generates so many false-positive nonces?

I understand that GPU might have less accurate results of real numbers because speed/performance is the target. But I don't understand why it also occurred in integer numbers. Taking mining ...
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Where can I buy Litecoins in Canada? [closed]

I'm looking for a good place to buy and sell litecoins in Canada. Does anyone have a good list for reference? I know of Vault of Satoshi and a newer service Harborly, but that's about it.
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Can someone confirm that my GPUs are working correctly?

I'm specifically litecoin/scrypt mining at Multipool.us, but the web interface there is only showing about 20khash, when I obviously should be getting much more. I am using a HD 5870 (GPU 0) and HD ...
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Unable to connect to litecoin-qt server from more than 3-4 machines

I've created a litecoin-qt server with the following configuration: { "pools" : [ { "url" : "http://192.168.10.5:9332", "user" : "something", ...
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Is my litecoin solo configuration working?

I've setup on machine1, litecoin-qt with litecoin.conf as described in http://cryptocur.com/litecoin/litecoin-mining/ (username, password, IP range allowed, etc, all different). rpcuser=something ...