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How can I mine Monero or other altcoins using Azure Cloud Services?

Is there any way by which I can mine Monero or other altcoins using Azure Cloud Services.
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What hash rate can I expect for the given hardware? [duplicate]

Processor Intel i5 6600K -3.5GHz Graphic Card Nvidia GTX 980M 8GB Ram 16GB at 2300MHz
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Can anyone expand to my list of cloud mining sites? [on hold]

Can anyone expand to my list of cloud mining sites? Secure Safe +/- 10 Month ROI: Referral link (Going strong for 1 year now) Good WOT Rating Dodgy +/- 3 Month ROI These sites are still ...
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0answers
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What tools, and knowledge do i need to have in order to earn from coin mining [duplicate]

I am a newbee to bitcoin mining, I wish to solicit for proper guidance on tools/knowledge i need to put in place in other start a successful mining project.
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No Hardware Mining [on hold]

I want to get started mining bitcoins, but don't want to use any hardware like an ASIC or GPU. Is this even possible? If it is, please tell me how to do this in an answer. If it is not, please just ...
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0answers
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How to get Master Chain Code

I'm using NBitcoin and I created an ExtKey object. Now I need to get the Master Chain Code (see page 89 of Mastering Bitcoin for a good explanation) for this HD node. How do I do this? According to ...
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How do I configure my GTX 980 for Slush pool?

I decided to try Bitcoin mining with my new GTX 980. I tried, downloaded and installed GUIMiner and so on. I used Slush pool and then set up a Bitcoin wallet, but when it comes to workers in Slush ...
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How to upgrade my node with bitcoin wallet GUI from 0.11.2 to 0.12.1? Install qt V5.5?

i want update my RaspNode (rPi 2 B+) to the 0.12.1 but i want to use Bitcoin wallet GUI. So, it's necessary to install QT V 5.5... V 0.11.2 use QT 4.8, but 0.12.1 uses QT V 5.5 How to install QT V ...
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Who decides that the new block is ready to hash?

I know that new blocks are relayed one block per 10 minutes but that time is not exact but average so: Who decides that the new block is ready to hash?
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How are transactions collected into new block?

How are the latest transactions collected into new block to send them to miners for hashing? Which part of the network is responsible for giving miners the correct block to hash?
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0answers
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How can I set the transaction fee when creating a transaction through Bitcoin-cli commands?

I want to run the following command via bitcoin-cli: ./bitcoin-cli sendfrom "10302c02147e2948cbejd9a2bd80d9691ef08a6a4d416c2bb602143a4anj06b90e" "32cjBTQkfLBp38ixj7hdjk0cc90VPPnwhQ" 3.04384215 ...
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Where can I get a complete, 1-minute precision OHLC data for the BTC/USD trading pair?

I need that for a charting application. Is there any place providing that data for free?
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2answers
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Is blockchain necessary?

I am interested in developing a crypto-currency (who isn't), but I have no interest in the blockchain mining aspect of it. I want to program one that emits the coins when someone has performed some ...
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1answer
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Will Crypto Currency End in Next Few Years? [on hold]

We all know how crypto currency works. It's just a hashing algorithm with a key pair. And public key has a chance of collision (of course very rare chance but still lets consider there is a chance for ...
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What are some concerns that would have plagued Satoshi Nakamoto if he did not stay anonymous and was publicly known? [on hold]

Having that Satoshi Nakamoto is an anonymous developer. What are some issues he would have to deal with if he was publicly known?
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Are there any other anonymous developers like Satoshi Nakamoto and BCNext that abandoned their project?

I'm doing some research on anonymous developers in the crypto currency space. Satoshi Nakamoto was the first to create a crypto currency and then vanish from existence. Another one was BCNext that ...
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1answer
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Confirm own incoming transactions

Is it possible to only mine your own incoming transactions? So you can confirm a Bitcoin transaction (only locally).
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1answer
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What options does one have to manage Bitcoins?

I started trading and buying Bitcoins for a while now, and realised: I have multiple wallets and multiple websites where I have bitcoins/litecoins. I think most of the people, including me, want use ...
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1answer
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How to apply RBF (Replace-by-Fee)

I got a stuck transaction and would like to clear this. I found many information about RBF (Replace-by-Fee) how it works etc. So i think this might be the best option to get my transaction going. ...
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1answer
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How many confirmations do bitcoin escrow websites wait on average?

To me it seems very dangerous not to wait for 6 confirmations when running an escrow. The scenario I'm thinking of: a miner deposits a large sum of bitcoins the escrow waits for one or two ...
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1answer
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How is “bytes to push” distinguishable in the scriptPubKey?

Trying to parse scriptPubKeys and get the individual opcodes. My question is: How would you identify the "bytes to push" values? Here's an example of the typical scriptPubKey: 76 A9 ...
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1answer
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Height mismatch between bitcoin-qt and bitcoin explorers

I am running bitcoin-qt on the testnet. The count of the last block is 787794 which is way ahead of what I see on blockchain explorers such as https://test.webbtc.com/, which shows the last block as ...
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2answers
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Is the getnewaddress command available before synchronization is completed?

Can I expect the getnewaddress command to work before my bitcoind has finished synchronizing?
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1answer
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0 active connection to bitcoin network (testnet)

I am working with the testnet. I downloaded the bitcoin-core application on Linux and I am running the version Bitcoin Core version v0.12.1.0-g9779e1e (64-bit) I was able to download the bitcoin ...
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0answers
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CGminer hash speed is at 0

I just recently wanted to try bitcoin mining but i have 2 slow computers! I was wondering why the statistic at the top is going at 0s speed? Anyway i did get to the stage where it was saying this: ...
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4answers
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How can a lightweight client make sure output has not been spent yet?

It's simple to prove the creation of a UTXO: You just need to provide the transaction data, the Merkle branch, and block of the creating transaction. Then, as a full-node, it is simple to check ...
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1answer
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What is the memory usage for checking transaction inputs?

Whenever a transaction is received by a node, the node verifies its validity. To that end, it checks for each transaction input whether that input is part of the UTXO set. It is my understanding that ...
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1answer
34 views

Stellar UTF-8 Support

We are developing the open government auctions system on “Stellar” platform. We forked Stellar and run our own network. We’ve added Lot creation transactions, auction participation, bids etc. There ...
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0answers
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Testnet wallet fully sync block height different to testnet blockchain explorer

I run bitcoin core into testnet mode for learning/testing purpose. My client/wallet/node are fully sync, based on the "check mark" at the bottom right of the GUI-client. Via getinfo command I obtain : ...
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Doubling or half of the private key range

Bitcoin private key range n = 1 to FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFEBAAEDCE6AF48A03BBFD25E8CD0364140 and p = FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFEFFFFFC2F bitcoin public key x ...
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Trezor Custom Wallet Seed

How do I go about using words I pick in a trezor seed? I only want words that I select and in an order I select. I'm not worried about this being a less secure way to generate a seed. I will be doing ...
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0answers
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Upgrade multibit HD [on hold]

In a future update of multibit HD could put option other currencies for display? Today has just $ or USD could put Euro and R$ (Brazilian Real or BRL) by converting bitcoin for these coins. Thank ...
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A common criticism of Segregated Witness is that it is “unnecessarily complex”. Why is it chosen over alternatives?

Segregated Witness (SegWit) is well-along the way to being implemented and deployed as a soft-fork. Facts: SegWit eliminates most forms of transaction malleability. Discounts input scripts in ...
3
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1answer
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Private Brain Key Generation and Public Address Not Matching Java

I am trying to generate a public and private key set from a input string in Java. (Yes I am aware this can be a dangerous practice) I am using bitcoinj for a outside library. I currently have: ...
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1answer
49 views

bitcoins unconfirmed for 7 days :(

Can anyone help me? I am a noob with bitcoin (using bitcoin core client) and I ticked the check box that said something like "send with 0 fee when possible". My transaction has been stuck in the ...
1
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1answer
45 views

Is the Lightning network a proof-of-stake system?

In his recent talk, Andreas Antonopoulos said "By probably the end of 2016, Bitcoin will have a hybrid proof-of-work/proof-of-stake system." and then continues to label the Lightning network as a POS ...
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1answer
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Why is target stored in the block at all?

Currently, target is stored in each block. Why is that? Why it is not simply computed by each client based on the previous timestamps from previous blocks? Why it has to be stored within the block? ...
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1answer
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What are the possible Doomsday scenarios for the 2016 Halving from 25 to 12.5 BTC per block solved?

The 2016 halving is coming from 25 to 12.5 BTC solved for every block. For us to understand the effects. What are some possible doomsday scenarios that can happen?
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1answer
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What is the exact value of upcoming block rewards?

Wrote a simple script that literally just halves 50 BTC (the initial block reward). Are these block rewards correct or are the satoshis being rounded up/down incorrectly? 50.00000000 25.00000000 ...
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1answer
51 views

Bitcoin boom and bust - Inherent instability of Bitcoin

I'd like to put the a question to the community regarding the inherent stability/instability of Bitcoin. I hope it's not off-topic since it's more a economics-type question. So, here's the scenario in ...
3
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0answers
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How can I recover last word of BIP-32/39 mnemonic copay second signature multisig wallet

I've got a multisig 2of2 wallet in copay. I've one wallet correct but have lost second wallet and only have 11 of the 12 words of the seed.I'm pretty sure I miss the last one. I've got some of the ...
1
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1answer
21 views

how base point of bitcoin public key x , y formed

n = FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFEBAAEDCE6AF48A03BBFD25E8CD0364140 p = FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFE FFFFFC2F base point of bitcoin public key x , y Gx = ...
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0answers
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How do I get the bat file into bfg miner if it was installed into root?

and does this file look correct? g:\bfgminer\bfgminer -o http://localhost:8332 -u xxxxxx -p xxxxxxx --coinbase-addr publicbitcoinadressofpayment --coinbase-sig "bro, that's my block !" ...
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2answers
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If SegWit only increases the capacity to only 2-4x only. Wouldn't we have the same issue in a few years again?

If I understand correctly. SegWit is one of the solutions to the full 1MB block problem that doesn't require a hard fork. But I've read this only increases the 1MB to maybe about 2-4x only. If that is ...
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0answers
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How to configure 2 S5's to link with BFG and Core 0.12.0 for solo mining?

I'm trying to set up 2 Antminer S5 in a solo-setup with BFG and Core 0.12.0. I need help to with the bitcoin.conf and configuration of the antminers to work together like a normal pool. I am aware ...
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0answers
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges: their features and failures [closed]

This is market research. What do you most love about your favorite exchange(s)? What are some things that suck about an exchange? What's your biggest criticism? What would you like to see? This can ...
4
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2answers
37 views

Error when trying to use OP_CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY from bip112 on testnet

When I try to spend an utxo sent to a pay to script hash, with the script 5 OP_CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY OP_DROP OP_PUBKEY OP_CHECKSIG I get the following error. Any help would be greatly appreciated. $ ...
0
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1answer
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Please help. BTC has left Armory wallet and shows as gray, but says “Not in the blockchain yet”

I sent 1.5BTC in the usual way from my Armory wallet, but the transaction shows in gray as if it is still pending. When I click more details it says "Not in the blockchain yet". If I search for the ...
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0answers
10 views

Configuring blade miner for pool [on hold]

I need help getting this blade miner to work on the pool bitminter.com. Can you help me? I can't set up the configuration page settings. I need detailed info as to how to get it to work.
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1answer
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I bought 1BTC and the transaction was instantaneously, how?

So, I went to localbitcoin, I met a random guy at a Starbucks gave him the money and he transfered 1BTC with his cellphone to my blockchain.info account. I thought I would have to wait at very least ...

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