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Backup wallet.dat before running new commands

I know this question has been asked many times but I still have questions regarding the Bitcoin wallet.dat backup (please don't mark it as duplicate :) ). I've installed the bitcoind with ...
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Is it possible for more than 21 million bitcoins to exist if 51% agree?

One of the commonly cited advantages of bitcoin is that there's guaranteed to be only 21 million bitcoins. However, my understanding is that the bitcoin protocol is patched by an opensource ...
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Node, stratum pool - server doesn't receive mining.submit message

I really hope to get help here, I've been trying to solve it for the last 12h. Here is my full code of what is supposed to be a pool in the future: http://pastebin.com/K0K23XXj Forgive me the ...
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1,500% transaction fee and 3,5 months to confirm?

So my service is skimming a tiny 0,001% (1/1,000) fee off every payment that gets through it. Most of the transactions are actually micro-payments so there are thousands of tiny unspent outputs ...
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In what line of what file does the block reward depend on?

I want to make an altcoin and since I am new, I wanted to know what sets the reward of a block after being mined.
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Is it possible to calculate TX size from its hex?

How to calculate transaction size from its hex-encoded representation, so i can include transaction fees per kb ?
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Is the order of transaction inputs malleable?

I'm looking to track transactions in a non-malleable way. To achieve this I've read the recommendations in this answer, but I don't understand how the order of transaction inputs isn't malleable. It's ...
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Walletnotify under windows

Few questions about Walletnotify under win: 1) Is this the rigt way to write .py script into litecoin.conf: walletnotify=C:\Python27\python.exe D:\LiVe\listener.py %s If not, how it should be ...
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If you confirm others' transactions, what do you do to earn 25 bitcoins per block?

I was a bit surprised to learn that you can earn 25 bitcoins, just by confirming a block worth of transactions. If I've done the math right, at $493 per bitcoin, that's $12,325. Does one do a lot of ...
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Can I look for transaction in the genesis block?

I'm testing bitcoin and, as an experiment, I added a transaction after the coinbase to the genesis block. However, it appears that it can't be searched with the rpc commands. Why is that? I already ...
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Empty amount sent with bitcoind

i am usng JSON PHP to send money from my address to another one, He send the first time normally, tested with (0.002 BTC) And when i test second one, he send empty AMOUNT (0.0 BTC) and charge for ...
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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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Where to find my LTC address in cryptsy?

I am using cryptsy, and deposited to newly generated dogecoin address and then I made the sell offer for DOGE/LTC, now i am having some LTC but i don't see any Litecoin address in cryptsy My question ...
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Getting sender address, python

Getting senders account Say we got txid by listtransactions: "txid" : "2ca54b92338e52bbb16562dd7a91e8670d9362bb255e21fb568acc13e732b6b7" then getrawtransaction ...
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1answer
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How are BTC-e orders filled?

When there is some price overlap, i.e an ask and a higher priced bid, who will get the difference? In other words, will the seller get an "extra", or the buyer a "discount"? I'm interested in BTC-e ...
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How is it possible to modify bitcoin source to change behavior of a newly-created altcoin? [on hold]

In creating a new SHA-256 based coin, I have a few basic questions that I hope someone can offer some help with (I do not have development background): Is bitcoin-0.6.3-linux.tar the latest and ...
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Requirements for a Bitcoin Miner Data & Bandwidth needs

Can someone elaborate on the other aspects of a Bitcoin miner set up / rig's needs, things such as the amount of data in MB's per day it can get through in getting and sending, if your asymmetrical ...
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1answer
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Bitcoin Cold Storage Question

I am ready to put some of my BTC holdings into a couple different cold storage wallets. I went through the process already moving around a few mBits as tests, created the keys on an offline PC, sent ...
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1answer
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Internet Requirement [on hold]

Does bitcoin require the internet to be mined? As an example of generating prime numbers that fit into the 256-bit number space? Can the total number of bitcoins be tied to only prime numbers that are ...
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1answer
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Check if received bitcoin are in blockchain/not pending without a transaction id

I want to use the Bitstamp exchanger API to buy Bitcoin automatically. But then I see the API does not give me back a transaction-ID (txn id) if I do a withdrawal of Bitcoin to my wallet. If the ...
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1answer
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How do goods & services sellers manage price instability?

How do retail outlets manage the massive price instability? Are they really repricing every second with 25-50% spikes and drops over 24 hours? How much does it cost to maintain accurate prices? ...
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1answer
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How many shops accepted BTC? Is it somewhere roughly statistics data?

I am writing bachelor thesis. I need to do graph "how many shops or companies accepted BTC". Do you know where I can find some data or graph for this?
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how to calculate the inputs to raw transactions?

I'm wanting to send a raw TX, but i don't know how to come up with some of the parameters to the commands. What goes into the commands, what commands get used, and how to calculate anything that needs ...
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Bitcoind not make auto rescan [on hold]

There idea on how to make bitcoind do an auto RESCAN ? Because when i receive payment balance not updated automatically, there a way to be updated automatically when receive payment ? I use ...
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1answer
31 views

Bitcoin client from command line without blockchain

Any bitcoin client used on linux plateform to send bitcoin from address to another one without using blockchain or full node like bitcoind ? Thank you
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1answer
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How to getreceivedbyaddress() with the python-bitcoinlib?

I'm trying to use the python-bitcoinlib in my bitcoin project. I now understand how I can send a payment, but I can't find anything similar to the getreceivedbyaddress() command I normally used. ...
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1answer
26 views

How to enable wallet encryption from a command line?

Which command should I use to encrypt previously unencrypted wallet from a command line?
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Does any service provides Bitcoins by transfer without banking

there are many websites out there, which will transfer a fee for doing something. Common example would be the Amazon Partnernet or even Amazon Seller Central. They will transfer the fee to my Bank ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to retrieve bitcoin address?

I have Bitcoin daemon running in Amazon AMI, i have some balance in my bitcoin wallet, suppose i re-install os/daemon, is it possible to retrieve those balance what happened to that bitcoin ...
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Send bitcoin automatically without blockchain

How to send bitcoin from my address to another one without updating or using blockchain on Bitcoind ? I want create PHP Script that do it automatically when someone pay invoice and he will receive ...
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1answer
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How can I use multi signature addresses with Bitcoin Core?

Using the instructions on the debug window, I created a multi signature address as below: addmultisigaddress 2 "[\"Adres1\",\"Adres2\"]" MultiSigAddres My understanding is that one needs the ...
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descriptions of the bitcoin-qt files

bitcoin-qt creates files under ~/.bitcoin/ in my file system. i know that the ~/.bitcoin/blocks/blk*dat files contain the blockchain, but what do the following other files contain: ...
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1answer
28 views

I am a newbie in bitcoin and want to mine bitcoins

Hello greetings to everyone, I am Ravindra Barthwal from India and now i want to mine bitcoins but i don't know where to start even i search many times on google and everything goes away from my mind. ...
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1answer
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How to stop a hacker stealing my bitcoins?

I purchased a game script from a guy. I think the same guy is stealing my bitcoins. I need help in stopping him. The guy also installed the script on my server and set up the bitcoind wallet too. The ...
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Can I pay for private git repos with bitcoins [on hold]

Neither github nor bitbucket takes bitcoins yet. Is there anywhere I can get some private git repos for bitcoins?
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How can other currencies be “issued” via Bitcoin?

I've heard a few prominent bitcoiners (Andreeseen, ppl from BitPay) say that currencies such as US Dollars can be "issued" over the bitcoin network. I'm not exactly sure how this is possible, and I ...
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1answer
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CoinPunk questions with private base58 encoded private keys?

I am extemely sorry if this not the right place... but thought I could maybe get some pointers? Well, basically, if you look at this: ...
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1answer
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Is there a way of rewarding users who confirm others' transactions?

Users who confirm or validate others' transactions are performing a public service on the Bitcoin network. Is there any way to reward such users, perhaps by giving them priority for confirmation of ...
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1answer
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How does one “authenticate” a bitcoin user?

What is the minimum standard for authenticating a bitcoin user. Would it be enough, for instance to verify that someone named "Tom Au" will answer to that name at this email address? Or are more ...
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1answer
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How can I ensure that bitcoind does not use unspent outputs for a given address?

With RPC calls to bitcoind, from separate (python) scripts, I'm: calling getnewaddress to set up a new key pair for a 'special' address, assigned to a distinct account (let's call this ...
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Are there common API methods from different block explorers?

This question is to help standardization process for the benefit of API clients and those of the bitcoin-related apps and services. Please, have a look at ...
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1answer
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Any one have a good test node to sync with? [on hold]

Its taking me quite some time even to sync up with test net. Dose any one have a node out there I can add to speed things up a bit Cheers
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Bitcoin-Qt & Bitcoind

The wiki states that the client and the headless client are now bundled together, however, when I downloaded the Bitcoin-Qt client, I cannot seem to get bitcoind to run via terminal. I tried to ...
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Bitcoin-Qt & External Device

Can Bitcoin-Qt be configured to use an ASIC miner? If not, do I need to use other miner software such as bfgminer?
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2answers
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Bitcoin.conf & JSON-RPC options

What does it mean in the bitcoin.conf file when it states, "server=1 tells Bitcoin-Qt to accept JSON-RPC commands?" If all one needs to do to solo mine is type setgenerate true in the console, then ...
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1answer
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Bitcoin-Qt & Bitcoin.conf

Just confirming here ... Does Bitcoin-Qt require that I create a bitcoin.conf file in order to solo mine on my Mac? I created one after reading the wiki and placed it in Lib/AppSupp/Bitcoin but I am ...
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Bitcoin.conf & Connect=

When configuring the bitcoin.conf file, what should you put in connect= ? There are IP addresses listed here, so I removed the # sign and left them as is. I also entered my WAN address and my local ...
3
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2answers
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Detecting stolen bitcoins?

Is it possible to detect stolen bitcoins? With so many coins being stolen these days, for the more "ethically conscious" bitcoin users, is it somehow possible to check if the coins (you're about to ...
0
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0answers
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Bitcoin-Qt & setgenerate true

Will Bitcoin-qt mine bitcoins if all I have done is downloaded and installed Bitcoin-qt, and typed in "setgenerate true" into the console? Are there other steps or configurations necessary? If so, ...
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Bitcoin.conf addnode

What should I enter on the "addnode" line of the bitcoin.conf file? I removed the # sign and used the nodes provided on the template, but cannot verify is this was proper or appropriate. Please ...

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