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Created receiving address in Bitcoin Core but deleted it before receiving bitcoins

I created a receiving address in Bitcoin Core, sent myself some coins from localbitcoins.com and - silly me - deleted the receiving address from Bitcoin Core. tradeblock.com shows the transaction ...
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Custom receive payments method?

So it's a known problem that blockchain.info's api only allows a gap of 20 unpaid addresses, which sucks and makes their api almost completely worthless. But I was thinking how could I make my own ...
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Can one receiving address from my Wallet be linked to another from the same Wallet?

I have created a wallet using Electrum. Electrum creates 20 receiving addresses. My question is can these be linked or traced back to each other? I want to understand if I have create another wallet ...
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Can I import a Receiving Address [duplicate]

I installed Bitcoin Core and a friend sent me 0.2 bitcoins using an address generated in Bitcoin Core. However, Bitcoin Core fails to retrieve the Block Chain and keeps trying to reload; which takes ...
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How do I build bitcoin transactions graph?

I'm using blockchain dumps from http://dumps.webbtc.com/ in database schema in mentioned that result of script in pk_script should specify recipient of transaction. But how do I get amount of bitcoin ...
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How can I manually add a receiving address in MultiBit Classic Wallet - disconnected during confirmation

Open to any suggestions... (Original Question is below and am trying advice from the first answer) I am in the process of looking at all the deleted files on the USB disk where MultiBit resides using ...
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Bitcoinj: How to get notified when coins are received

I need to know when my local wallet receives coins... but onCoinsReceived is invoked as soon as a transaction on my wallet is visible. How do I get notified when coins have been received and are ...
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Is there a payment processing system allowing the client to pay in cash/fiat money?

I am total newbie and only need an advice on the existing payment processing services available. So far I have checked only Bitpay, and noticed that on its t&c it is said that the system ...
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Accept payments on someone else's behalf without being able to spend them

TL;DR I wish to store some sort of key in my application for each vendor account that allows for my application to generate a receiving address for clients to make payments to. I am writing some ...
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Can I generate payment adresses while offline?

So I'm using the original bitcoin client. What if on a computer without internet (A) I generate a bitcoin address and then use this address to receive a payment (by using an other computer with ...
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Obtain the information about a bitcoin address

I have a bitcoin address. How do I get it's balance and the amount of BTC (preferably in Satoshi) it's ever sent and received? I don't want to use any third-party bitcoin services, I want to do it as ...
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Logical flow to check for receipt of a bitcoin payment [duplicate]

I'm experimenting with writing some Bitcoin software in Node.JS using the node-bitcoin lib to talk directly to my own bitcoind via JSON-RPC, and I am trying to work out the best-practice way to ...
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Do receiving addresses expire on Multibit?

Okay so I have tried Resetting Blockchain and Transactions plenty of times. The only thing is I used an old receiving address that I used about 2 months ago. Do these addresses expire? Can they only ...
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What is the maximum of receive addresses the default wallet can handle?

I guess there is no limit. But on tests, what is the maximum before the bitcoind start to slow down in a specific machine?
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How do I receive my first bitcoin?

My first experiences with bitcoin: I downloaded Multibit and then went to the CoinbitGet website. I copied and pasted my address at the site as they instructed and after verifying that it was the ...
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How is the wallet balance split across keys?

I suppose it's advisable to use a new key frequently for bitcoin receive address for anonymity. If each received amount goes to a new key, will my wallet size become unmanageable if I receive a number ...
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Problem with receiving bitcoins on my VPS

I installed bitcoind v.0.8 on my VPS (with Debian 6 (Squeeze)). Then I generated a wallet for it: 12VWVmNEM1q6N9zMjX9aH3wSfRUbjVkZ21. Here is my transaction to this wallet, but when I'm looking for ...
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Where/How does Bitcoin-qt check for receives to it's addresses?

How does Bitcoin-qt technically check for receives to it's own addresses. I know it has a list of addresses loaded in from the wallet.dat, but when a new block or new transaction arrives, what logic ...
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How to handle a ridiculous amount of receiving addresses?

By ridiculous I mean something absolutely absurd. 1 million+ addresses. Like say if Amazon had started to accept payments, how could they possibly keep up? Bitcoind probably can't keep up? How would I ...
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What is the safest method managing a large number of receiving Bitcoin addresses?

Say I want to run a big project, where users can continually request new addresses to deposit Bitcoins in their online account. I suppose I will have to pre-generate thousands of Bitcoin key-pairs and ...
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Sending and receiving address

What's the difference between sending and receiving address? I mean, if for mistake I asked to send a payment to my sending address, have I lost my bitcoin? TX
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Need help! Initial sync not progressing, BTC sent already, + warning message

Please help! I look forward to your intelligent caring responses. Here is the situation: I'm trying to do the initial synchronizing of Bitcoin-QT, which hasn't progressed in 14 hours, and: - ...
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Sending bitcoins to myself

If I send bitcoins from my wallet to an address I created in my wallet, will I get more than 1 confirmation eventually? And do I have to wait for all the block to be downloaded to my wallet so I can ...
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How do I spend these coins?

I installed my Bitcoin client after I bought my coins, and a received a confirmation email saying that they will immediately show up in my wallet. My client shows 0.00 balance! I did not specify any ...
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How do I receive Bitcoins from my clients who owe me money?

How do I receive Bitcoins from my clients who owe me money? I do not have a web site. Currently I send my clients an invoice. They discharge the invoice by sending me a check drawn on their bank ...
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Can the sender of a MtGox code see which account the code is redeemed to?

In other words, if I receive a MtGox code and redeem it to my account, can the person who gave me the bitcoins, via the code, see that my account was the account that redeemed it?
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what's the principle of sending money and receiving money? who do the work to put money into account?

If i want to send money, Who gives the payment address. You know, it is said there are no center. Another question is that if someone send money to me, who help me put the money into my account?
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How can a transaction have more than one recipient address?

I see a lot of transactions which have more than one recipient address. Examples: Transaction 1 Transaction 2 Edit #1: I just saw a tag call multi-sig-transactions. It is obviously what I am ...
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Bitcoin wallet taking days to receive coins

Previously withdrawing bitcoins from Intersango has only taken 24 hours. This particular transaction has taken several days and I still haven't received the bitcoins. I withdrew the coins from ...
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New User, New Wallet

I recently purchased some bitcoins, which were sent via coinapult to my cell phone. I received a text for the amount with a link to an online wallet (apparently not a true wallet but just an account ...
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Sending and Receiving Mechanics

I'm new to Bitcoin and am considering allowing people to pay for my software with them. Before I continue I would like to clarify some things. My googling did not get me the answers I was after. I ...
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Why I haven't received my transfer from BTCGuild? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long does it take to receive bitcoins? At BTCGuild site it shows on Payout History: 2012-01-26 19:01:06 1BiNp9GmFJv1VuoudsJy8Ke79qvh6BPDzp 0.20000000 2012-01-22 07:29:...
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Where are the receiving and sending address descriptions stored?

Are the sending and receiving address descriptions stored in the wallet file, or as some other file managed by the Bitcoin client app? If I move or copy my wallet to a new installation of the ...
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How long does it take to receive bitcoins?

I bought 1.25 BTC but after 2 days I see nothing. What is wrong? This is the transaction. Also, I went to freebitcoins.appspot.com, since they claim thay they give for free 0.005 bitcoins per visitor....
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Using QR codes for bitcoin giveaway

Suppose I wanted to have a bitcoin treasure hunt, where QR codes were used. The first person who scanned a given QR code should receive some preset amount of bitcoins. Is this possible? (Preferably ...
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What happens when someone sends bitcoin to my wallet?

I didn't get it. Should my wallet be online? What if it becomes corrupted before I make a backup? Can I use my backup wallet that was backed up few days ago?