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why scriptpubkey is different

I am confused when i see this transaction Test transaction with one input and two outputs Since scriptpubkey verifies the hash of the sender's public key and sender's signature, i am wondering why ...
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how can I hardcode a private key in bitcoinJ - ECKey constructor?

Can someone please explain how to use the following constructor (listed here): ECKey(BigInteger priv, org.spongycastle.math.ec.ECPoint pub) Say my private key is: priv = "L4...5". How do I get ...
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How can I sign transaction hex with Python library

I have a unsigned transaction hex. Now I want to sign this transaction input with my private key in Python. Are there any Python libraries? Transaction Hex ...
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Antminer s9 profitability

How many blocks that antminer s9 solve per week , another way for the question how much time is required for a 12.93 th/s miner to solve a block ?
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Coin selection algorithm in Python to optimally select UTXO

Does anyone know of a good coin selection algorithm in Python that's perhaps similar to the one in Bitcoin Core (currently this: github/bitcoin/src/wallet.cpp (per guidance from stackexchange/1077))? ...
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Can you send amounts that would typically be considered 'dust' through the Lightning Network?

Reading through the Lightning Network Paper, it seems that amounts sent through an intermediate node use the Hash Timelocked Output construction. The thing I'm concerned about with HTLCs is that they ...
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Troubleshooting pybitcointools transaction signing/verification

I'm having several problems getting tests to successfully run under my fork (or vbuterin's pybitcointools, and I'm hoping someone with a combined Python / Bitcoin knowledge can provide some insight. ...
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Bitcoin Chainstate Leveldb sst

I'm trying to read the chainstate, and wrote a small Leveldb client to do so. When I run leveldb, it tells me Corruption: 960 missing files; e.g.: /opt/bitcoin/chainstate/890787.sst. Googling shows ...
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How can I find out if a mining pool has been leaking user information?

To my surprise, I have received spam to an email address which I exclusively used with a mining pool that seems to be generally considered trustworthy and reliable. The spam is bitcoin related and ...
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I need change the fee in my Multibit 0.5.19 to send Bitcoins that I sold, somebody can help me please?

I need to send my Bitcoins to other wallet. I update to Multibit 0.5.19 but I need change the fee, otherwise It will not do the transactions. How can I do that? thanks
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Bitcoin system with payins and payouts using bip32

I want to build an automated system, that can accept payments from users in bitcoin and can make payouts to addresses, specified by users, as well. BIP32 says, that the best way to accept payments is ...
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gridseed blade cgminer config

Does any one know how i can assign separate workers for each of my gridseed units? I cant seem to find any documentation regarding this, and i am hoping someone has already done this? My config ...
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Install bitcoin core on debian jessie error

I have to install bitcoin core to use op_return library. But I have difficulties to install correctly bitcoin core. First I run the command :sudo apt-add-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin Second I ...
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Bitcoin address security [duplicate]

I understand bitcoin addresses are randomly selected from such a large pool that the statistical chances of someone discovering your address is very low. In light of the above is it still not ...
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Transforming private key into address [duplicate]

How do I get to the value in the 'scriptPubKey' part of the transaction ? shows a great example of going from address to scriptPubKey. I'd like to do something similar: go from private key (...
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resend a transaction with different fee? [duplicate]

If I create a transaction with too low fee, and it is not confirmed. Can I create the same transaction again, with higher fee, and send it to the network?
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a2 terminator pi not getting assigned ip address

I have acquired 2 A2 terminators, which i setup and were working fine. However, i have since moved the location of the terminators (to a cooler room) and reconnected them to my BT HUB 5. Now my hub ...
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A proposal for a genuinely distributed blockchain and pruning

The following idea is so simple that I cannot believe that it is really new. It must have been presented and discussed at length (and rejected) previously, but I submit it nevertheless, for lack of ...
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Bitcoin Core v0.12.1 wallet. Steps to diagnose “No block source available”?

I know that there are other similar questions, but I have been unable to understand and apply there answers sufficiently to the issue I am having. My client Bitcoin Core v0.12.1 running on Windows ...
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“Unable to find all tx inputs”

I've created a transaction using "bitcoinjs-lib". Here is the hash: ...
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Noob questions about transfering and offline security

I created a wallet on a USB and one with coinbase. I bought a bunch of bitcoin on coinbase and transferred .01 bitcoin to my USB wallet to make sure I transferred it right before I transfer ...
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I want to block my transaction [duplicate]

I made a payment to somebody and now he is not replying me regarding the product I made the payment for and think its a fraud. So I want to block the transaction. All I have is the QR code of the ...
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1answer
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Attaching additional data / text message to a Bitcoin transaction?

I'm building an single page web app, where I need to send the users inputted string (email address) along with their bitcoin payment. Say for example I have a single page web app that issues gift ...
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Can a bitcoin transaction get confirmed unexpectedly?

Let's asume I make a transaction with no fee and doesn't get confirmed after a while (let's say 10 days). Could it be confirmed after that if for some reason some miner keeps a copy? I don't ask if ...
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What would happen if a private fork several hundred blocks ahead tried to merge back?

Suppose mining pool has been off the main network for a long time so that they are 100 or so blocks behind, but managed to mine 200 blocks in the period (say, some combination of had 33% before, ...
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Which bitcoin documentation is the official one for bitcoin core?

English Google searches about bitcoind and bitcoin-cli often lead to two sites: https://en.bitcoin.it https://bitcoin.org Any idea which one is the official one, endorsed by the maintainers?
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Is stack overflow reputation actually a Cryptocurrency?

In a way, it is already a currency since I can offer a bounty for my question. So is it correct to call reputation points from StackExchange a Cryptocurrency? If not, then why?
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What is the best Android App to check the price of bitcoin in the main exchanges?

Of course that's subjective, but post your opinion.
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Errors running bitcoind in the background

I have installed bitcoind on a new computer, and I use nohup to run it: $ nohup bitcoind & However, every now and then I see that the process does not exist, and I have to restart it using ...
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Bitcoind error -28

The following CLI command: $ bitcoin-cli getblockcount Gives the following error message: error code: -28 error message: Activating best chain... Any idea what is error code: -28?
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How do I generate multiple address with a master public key in pybitcointools?

I'm goofing around with this fork of pybitcointools and I got stock with generating multiple address for receiving coins with a master public key. So far, this is what I have: import bitcoin as btc ...
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How can you tell if a NXT public node is an archival node?

I'm looking to build a chrome app that queries the nxt decentralized data cloud using peerexplorers api public ip addresses here: http://www.peerexplorer.com/peerexplorer-api The question I have is ...
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Is it safe to import my private key into another wallet?

I sent some bitcoin to my bitcoin core wallet before it synced, not knowing this sync would take days, and was wondering if i was to import my private key into a different wallet if that would work?
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What is the value of using BitPay Card?

Like many here, I'm very much interested in using Bitcoin (or any derivative thereof), but I'm not having much luck doing it locally. I need a fix to this problem, maybe BitPay Card. I'm very much ...
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Regulation of the bitcoin ammount [duplicate]

I have an economical questions about the bitcoin. Question: How is the ammount of bitcoin controlled? Economically speaking this is an important part of a currency, because you don't want inflation ...
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Transfer of Bitcoin from Blockchain to my wallet

when I checked blockchain with my bitcoin address my bitcoins are there but not yet transferred in my xapo account. How can i get it?
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Mine Bitcoin with MinerGate [duplicate]

I just started with cryptocurrencies, and I would like to mine Bitcoins using MinerGate. The software does not include Bitcoins by default; how can I add them? I know that the pool URL is stratum+tcp:/...
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Bitcoin reversible strange transactions

I am aware that a normal bitcoin transaction cannot be reversed once broadcast and confirmed on the network. My question is whether it is possible to create a strange transaction with an unusual ...
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Maximum # of hashes for finding a block?

Since nonce is a 32 bit number, the maximum value of nonce can only be 4,294,967,296. So, if a miner doesn't find the target hash within this number, what happens?
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If bitcoin exchanges can be “scammed” why is bitcoin better?

Reading a post about someone getting scammed in an exchange and thinking about becoming a bitcoin user, now I am wary about this form of currency exchange. If the exchanges can scam you, see How to ...
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1answer
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Set a public node to auto forge / mine / stake in NXT / Ardor without login via the gui?

Installed nxt/ardor on my public server and would like to have it auto mine / stake with an account. How can this be done without having to login to the gui?
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Sent Bitcoin to Bitcoin Core Wallet before it finished “syncing with network”

So I bought some bitcoins and sent it to my Bitcoin core wallet before it finished syncing with network, will the transactions come through once it finishing syncing or have I lost them?
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minimal transaction for gandi.net

I'm registering with a few different bitcoin sites. I notice that, at least according to older questions, paypal isn't generally accepted. Is there a simple way to buy a few US dollars worth of ...
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Does nbitcoin framework internally uses blockchain to process transactions?

My concern is about miner's fee, who is taking that amount?Blockchain or nbitcoin
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What value stores can be exchanged for bitcoin purely pseudonymously?

What can I trade with bitcoin without having to give out private details like name and address? (Imagine I don't even have a name or address.) I'm looking for stores of value like gold or stocks. ...
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Does multibit HD still work offline and is it safe to connect to transfer funds?

I am new to the whole bitcoin situation and have some super noob questions. I watched this tutorial for creating a multibit coin wallet on a USB stick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qmOM567BF4 . I ...
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Alt coins as Bitcoin sidechains

So I was reading this discussion today and came across this concept: Monero, Litecoin, Ethereum ... will be Bitcoin sidechains before long, and as there's no additional value to having ...
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Lightning network and lightweight clients

How will the lightning network handle lightweight clients? Do I understand it correctly that opening a payment channel require writing on the blockchain to protect against double-spend? The integrity ...
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How can I verify instant guarantee in BitGo on TestNet?

I'm testing instant guarantee verifying by this doc: https://www.bitgo.com/api/?shell#get-instant-guarantee I'm checking instant on wallet 2N8xcBSSJLdz5bFoYBPEwpgf2PPDT5CkunM and transaction ...
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Can there be a blockchain without mining?

This is a question about Blockchain in general, not about Bitcoin as a currency on top of Blockchain technology. Let's say I want to issue a vote on top of, lets say, multichain. I would issue an ...

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