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Total amount of nodes and avarage active peer number

I have 2 questions: Does anyone know where to find a reliable source for finding out a total amount of active bitcoin nodes? How many peers does each active node have in avarage? Is there a limit to ...
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Compiling litecoind on Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to compile litecoind on Ubuntu 15.04 and I stuck here: /litecoin/src$ make -f makefile.unix USE_UPNP=- make: makefile.unix: No such file or directory make: *** No rule to make target ...
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no IPv6 peers connecting to my node

getnetworkinfo says IPv6 is working on my node: { "name" : "ipv6", "limited" : false, "reachable" : true, "proxy" : "127.0.0.1:9050" } Yet why don't I get any IPv6 peers connecting to my node? ...
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Blockchain API whitelist all IP addresses

I am currently trying to implement the blockchain API in my application. I have done this successfully however, I am having trouble whitelisting IPs. Each time a user accesses the app with a different ...
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Can I ignore the blocks directory for time machine backups on OSX?

After installing Bitcoin-QT I have over 40GB of files in the ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin. It seems that the most important file there is wallet.dat. Does it mean that I can exclude from time ...
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Import two wallet.dat into Bitcoin-Qt client

This is very closely related to Import wallet.dat into a new Bitcoin-Qt client, but I feel this is not a duplicate because the (great) answer to that Q is for only restoring one wallet. I used ...
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country official currently if convert in bitcoin [on hold]

i living georgia and georgia official currency is GEL and now GEL price very drop down against the dollar . before happened gel price degradation then cost. 1 dollar 1.10 GEL right now aproximately ...
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Why the message is need in verify function

here is the how bitcoin works under the hood article http://www.imponderablethings.com/2013/07/how-bitcoin-works-under-hood.html i did not got this why message is needed when using this verify ...
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RFC6979; (v, r, s), what is v?

Deterministically signing a Tx with RFC6979 returns v, r, s, where r and s are the 2 values used in standard ECDSA signatures. v = 27 + (y % 2), so 27 + the parity of r, as pybitcointools indicates. ...
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Block Chain Library

I was wondering if there are any open source blockchain libs that I could use to build a project with? Thanks
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Bitcoinj Multisignature Address

In multisignature address contract, how to set multisigoutput while sending bitcoin back to the client? I tried this, byte[] bytes = ...
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Secure my wallet with a YubiKey?

Is there a way to secure my Bitcoin Core wallet using a YubiKey? (cf. this, which mentions "using a YubiKey as one of the parties for m-of-n signatures." cf. this thread: "Yubikey and Bitcoin ...
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Is this brainwallet approach safe enough?

Let's suppose I derive a private-public keypair from a passphrase like this : long_and_complex_enough_but_yet_easy_to_remember_passphrase Now I wish to generate 100 more keypairs using same ...
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Transaction still unconfirmed

I sent some money 3 hours ago my BTC client (Bitcoin Core) still says the payment is unconfirmed ?. Any help much appriciated
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What is the function of LOCK(cs_main)?

Does LOCK(cs_main) pause and branach the program in order to do some necessary job before going on? I'm trying to publish blocks reactively (as a selfish miner) upon receipt of inventory message from ...
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Its been hours and still unconfirmed! [on hold]

http://puu.sh/iIjyz/e992fbe540.png What the hell is wrong? I sent almost 600 euros of bitcoins to blockchain and still can't use any of them! Example one of my transactions has 18 confirmations, BUT ...
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All else being equal which is better for the environment, Litecoin or Bitcoin?

Does scrypt mining inherently confer any environmental benefit or energy efficiency for the same level of service provided?
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where can I download the blockchain nightlies handled by tcatm?

I want to download the blockchain nightlies handled by tcatm, yet the site seems down. Is there any alternative site? Thank you
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Can someone outline the full pros/cons of the various Replace-By-Fee proposals?

I've done some research myself, but I find that I'm either biased myself, or my sources themselves are biased. Does anyone have an objective analysis of the various proposals and their ...
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Versions of BTC and TEST

I'm dorking around with creating a TEST transaction using libbitcoin's bx command. Besides setting the inputs and outputs, the bx tx-encode sub-command allows one to specify lock_time and version. ...
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Bitcoin core 64 bit has freezed

I downloaded bitcoin core 64 bit and it was synchronizing. I turn my laptop off and open the program again and now it frozen at " loading block index " . I have bitcoins on it. What should I do now ?
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Meta-Mining: Can mining exist in abstract states?

Has anyone here explored or pondered possibilities for meta-mining? Theoretically, you could have miners work on any computational problem, and then have rewards handed out proportionally as part of ...
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How to migrate wallet from namecoin to namecore?

Today I updated namecoin by building the new "namecore" reimplementation but when starting namecoind I got this message: Error opening block database. Do you want to rebuild the block database now? ...
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Node doesn't “printtoconsole” as prescribed?

I've written a script that shall start 6 nodes with -printtoconsole simultaneously on regtest but somehow after executing ./script.sh, each time, all nodes start ("Bitcoin server starting") except ...
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Bitcoind writes complete wallet.dat regularly which is a problem, what can i do?

i have troubles with my system, using iotop i identified bitcoind as the source of problems. I am running bitcoind of bitcoin-0.10.0-linux32 and am using the RPC calls of bitcoind. My wallet file is ...
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How much GH in 1 TH [duplicate]

Greetings , Please say : 1 TH = 1000GH ? Thank you in advance !
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my bitcoin core software isn't opening.

I downloaded bitcoin core (64 bit) and I am still waiting for it to synchronized. But just now, If I open the software it loads from 1% to 100% and then a note appears with the inscription " cannot ...
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1answer
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How to cancel the callback url registered on blockchain.info

So i was testing the Blockchain receive API, and during the first trial, I had a typo on the callback url. Does that mean blockchain.info will retry to call that bad url 1000 times before it finally ...
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Duplicate r value for an address: only an issue for a multi-input Tx?

I've modified the r-scan Python code to look beyond the 50 Txs the Blockchain.info API usually returns. My modifications take all the r values for my address and look for duplicates, but a commented ...
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bitcoin core 0.10.1 upgrade stuck syncing

I just upgraded from Bitcoin Core 0.9 to 0.10.1 on Ubuntu 14.4 after being gone for a few months (blockchain data is from February). When I loaded up bitcoin-qt, it seemed to be working fine and ...
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P2Pool Hardfork 14.0 where and when is it decided?

I have read on here that hardforks are a point where the pool with the biggest stick gets to decide which course the blockchain will take. Has the hardfork only just begun? When is the fork ultimately ...
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Do exchanges charge fees from base currency or from counter currency?

I'm building some trading robots for a while already but I keep seing that something is wrong with my end of day balances. My robot does arbitrage across multiple exchanges and I always take into ...
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Can the fee produced by estimatefee be artificially manipulated?

Could a miner who wanted more transaction fees manipulate the fee produced by estimatefee? If so, what percentage of hashpower would it take, and how long would you need it?
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How to determine public keys that were used to generate a multisig address?

How can I verify the public key that I provided was actually used to generate the multisig address I'm funding for say escrow?
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Have bitcoin developers applied the solution for selfish miner attack?

The Majority is not enough paper proposed an academic and somehow practical attack to Bitcoin mining system based on creating hidden forks. The paper claims that if miners work on whichever fork they ...
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Good API for making shareware that accepts bitcoin?

Are there any good APIs for accepting Bitcoin within Qt or similar such applications, for making paid shareware applications?
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Minimum Tranasction Fees

At current exchange rates, it looks like the standard transaction fee is on the order of tens of cents (USD). Inclusion of the standard transaction fee means getting the transaction picked up within ...
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Path notation for extended public key of hardened child?

Typical path notation for a BIP44 child private key would be something like: m/44'/0'/0' The public key is point(m/44'/0'/0') Where point is the ECC multiply function. Is there any better ...
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pindexLastCommonBlock - No update after reorganization?

How often do peers update their last common block with other peers? If a node receives a new best blockchain tip, it seems as if this peer doesn't make this new tip to the last common block with the ...
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Bitcoinj How to create multi-signature address using bitcoinj

Can somebody help me with step-by-step list of how to create a multi signature 2-of-3 transaction using bitcoinj api?
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which transactions does bitcoind validate?

which types of transactions does bitcoind v0.10 perform checksig validation on? blockchain transactions belonging to a wallet with known private key blockchain transactions belonging to ...
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pos/pow hybride coin shows block found in wallet, but not detect or saved by pool.

in pool miner mining well, shares found ok, but when mining block found, it shows by wallet but not detect by pool. all other non-hybrid coins mining works ok, this problem is only with hybrid mining ...
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The complement of s (when s < curve order / 2)

Bitcoinlib refers to the requirement that if s > ORDER / 2, then the complement of s should be used instead since it's one byte shorter This sounds like it's referring to the inverse or negative s ...
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Bandwith speed for bitcoin mining? [duplicate]

I think to setup an ASIC Ant Miner in my university appartment. I am new to bitcoin mining and since the university network does block any bitcoin related connections i was thinking to use my ...
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Why must UTXO be completely consumed?

Imagine Alice owns 10 BTC and wants to send 1 BTC to bob, with a 1 BTC miners fee. In the blockchain, the transaction is recorded as "Alice spent 10 bitcoins, 1 goes to Bob, 1 goes to the miner, and ...
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Why P2Pool fails to attract more users and other pools surpassed it?

Some people say that mining pool are going to violate the distributed principle of Bitcoin and make it more centralize. So why totally distributed pools such as P2Pool have not attract more users? I ...
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how do I send my imported wallet on electrum

I have been able to transfer my bitcoin to electrum but am facing hard time to pay it or send my coins. A form appear and I fill out and there is only two option to choose to click create unsigned ...
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It has took so long and my bitcoin core (64 bit) is still not synchronized [duplicate]

I am using bitcoin core (64 bit) wallet. I have funds on it and I have open it for almost 3 hours and it is still not synchronized. I have check the date and also my 4G internet runs fast but still ...
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Bitcoin starter [duplicate]

I always heard people say you can make money by buying this virtual currency. Can anyone help understand more or provide some links for beginners like me to get involved? Thanks
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Who recomputes and announces the difficulty in Bitcoin?

I know that the Bitcoin difficulty is recomputed every 2016 blocks (about two weeks). But who is responsible for this job and how is the new value announced to all miners. Does every miners do the ...

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