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How can I view the Blockchain locally on my machine?

I'd like to view the blockchain on my Windows 7 machine. Right now I'm looking under roaming/Bitcoin/blocks, and trying to open blk00000.dat . I can't read any of it though, it seems the text is ...
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Multibit : transferring coins between local wallets

I've created a second local wallet in my multibit. The first wallet is aimed for receiving and sending coins, while the second one is aimed to separate savings. Is there a way to transfer coins ...
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How does an online wallet relate to a local one?

I'm pretty new to bitcoin so there are some questions that popped up during my "research" concerning the management of my wallet(s) and transactions in general. To initially acquire some bitcoin I ...
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How do I buy Bitcoins safely face-to-face?

I've made a contact via LocalBitcoins.com and am going to buy some coins with cash. The seller is not verified, but as we will meet, it sounds ok: I show him the cash. He transfers the Bitcoins. We ...
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Bitcoin for local network

Is there are any way to use bitcoin or alternative crypto-currency in local network? I have small home network without internet and have an idea to have a local currency to encourage the children.
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Where can I find a list of business which accept Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I'm looking for business which accept Bitcoin, both online and in my community. Where can I find a list of these? Are there any community-maintained places which enumerate businesses which accept ...
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Documenting bitcoin cash buys

I've been trading BTC in the UK via bank transfer for a while now and may begin doing cash purchases soon. I've realised that it is critical I document the cash withdrawal as an expense so that I get ...
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How do I set up a mining pool server?

I want to setup a pool-server and a client image that gets work from that server. I have access for an hour a day to about 40 computers that I can tftp boot, so once I learn how to make, configure, ...
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Can any Bitcoin client do local peer discovery and blockchain synchronization?

Usually, when a full Bitcoin client such as bitcoind, Bitcoin-QT, or Multibit start on a fresh installation, they connect "to the network" to download the blockchain. If someone has multiple computers ...