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Self-hosted Bitcoin wallet for Linux with API?

I'm looking for some Bitcoin wallet software I can host locally on my Linux server that provides either an API or webhooks for detecting when Bitcoin transactions have completed. I also need a way to ...
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Do testnet networks require the same main network fee?

As in the title, I'm wondering if testnet networks always require the same fee. I know the coins aren't worth any thing, so it doesn't matter if I have to pay the fee or not, but I'm just curious.
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Bitminter - no rewards when more work was done?

Very new to this concept, why would something like this occur on Bitminter's pool? Completed Duration Difficulty Pay/Hour at 1 TH/s Total Thps Your Ghps Your work 2014-10-25 15:02 1h 46m ...
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explanation of crypto currency mining

I'm looking for a detailed explanation of the process of mining crypto currencies, specifically scrypt based currencies. I am already aware of the basics (and how to mine, which is not the subject of ...
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Where can I get a list of all the 72 initial NXT stakeholder addresses to see distribution?

Where can I find a list of all the nxt accounts that were the initial 72 seeders? I want to find out to see how many of these accounts have moved their funds and dispersed it to the public.
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Is there a correct way to refer to “orphan” blocks?

I was reading a passage on the bitcoin wiki that pointed out that it doesn't make sense to call invalid chains "orphans," since, by definition, every block in the blockchain except the genesis block ...
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What does the main_chain value returned by blockchain.info mean?

What does it mean that for bitcoin block to be on the Main Chain? What other chains are there? Is this as opposed to testnet? This is regarding the main_chain value in the blockchain.info api here: ...
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Sending Bitcoins with Armory doesn't work

I have a few Bitcoins that I manage with Armory. It shows the correct amount of money in my wallet under the correct address. I now want to send the Bitcoins to somebody else. When I open my wallet ...
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How is the distributed transaction log stored in P2P network?

After mining, a block is validated and broadcasted by the miner. Then, where does this newly mined block get stored at? Where does my Bitcoin client pull the transaction data from?
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How to exploit the possibilites of blockchain for proof of authorship?

I want to to create some kind of Proof-of-Authorship mechanism, that's something that many artists had asked before: How can I prove authorship of my work To accomplish my objective I need to deal ...
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What is the difference between a hard fork and a soft fork? [duplicate]

A fork is a splitting of the blockchain. But what is the difference between a hard fork and a soft fork?
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Preventing the exposure of public addresses on a website

Rather than having a single, fixed address, I want to generate a new address on my website every time a user request comes in. I'm concerned about google or another web crawler indexing my website ...
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Unconfirmed transaction - Non(e) standard input

A few hours ago, I created an offline transaction using the offline transaction tool available at: https://www.strongcoin.com/downloads/offlineTransaction.zip I coped and pasted the resulting ...
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API Authentication via Python

I'm having trouble following LakeBTC's API instructions for connecting to their API via Python. API Documentation: https://www.lakebtc.com/s/api I have my key (email address) and secret. I'm using ...
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Who generates the coinbase transaction?

As the wiki article says, Given just those fields, people would frequently generate the exact same sequence of hashes as each other and the fastest CPU would almost always win. However, it is ...
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API Call when a transaction is unconfirmed

Is there a way to get blockchain.info API call to know when the network sees an unconfirmed transaction? I'm also interested in any other method to get this result. The API works fine on the first ...
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Bitcoin payment verification

I am having a tough time in understanding how Bitcoin payment verification works: How is Merkle tree related to Bitcoin blocks? Had Merkle tree not been there, what would have been the problem?
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Who specified the Bitcoin protocol?

I went through the original paper by Satoshi, which outlines the Bitcoin protocol. However, the paper is a high level overview of Bitcoin, and does not specify important parts of the protocol. Who ...
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How do I use Bitcoin?

I created a bitcoin address some time ago. I used a site that sends Bitcoin to my Bitcoin address. When I made my first withdrawal request, the amount went to blockchain.info/address/<my bitcoin ...
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How can i set up CPU mining on bfgminer?

I just downloaded Bitcoin Core and BFGminer on linux and I would like to start CPU mining just to see how it works, maybe later I'll buy ASIC. So, how can I configure CPU mining on BFGminer?
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Reusability of ASIC miners

I'm looking into the re-use of ASIC miners to perform other mathematical tasks; for example, the sum of a prime and a random number producing a massive (arbitrarily long) integral value i.e. ...
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Do you think Bitcoin will be more stable in the future? [on hold]

I am wondering if how much longer Bitcoin will last since it is said to be a digital currency. Do you have any idea about it?
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What do you think about this Bitcoin Forex, bitcointrader.biz? Is it really a scam or the hacker? [on hold]

Investors on Bitcoin Trader were left asking for explanations, but owner John Carley was nowhere to be found. Instead, a statement from Carley was released, explaining the real score behind the issues ...
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How could bitcoin be used to get around currency controls?

Whenever I hear about a country with severe currency controls (e.g. Tunisia), I wonder if bitcoin could somehow be used to get around them. So far, the only way I can think of is if exporters in that ...
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How do deterministic wallets know how many keys to generate?

Say I backup the "seed/key" for a deterministic wallet. I then create 10,000 transactions, resulting in 10,000 new addresses being generated. Say I then lose the wallet file and I restore from the ...
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Error Compiling Bitcoin Core on OS X

I am running OS X Yosemite. I cloned the bitcoin repo and checkout-ed the v0.9.3 tag to get the most recent stable version. Then I followed the steps described here to compile the code. It compiled ...
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If I want to run the Bitcoin client from another OS, can I direct Bitcoin to an already downloaded Blockchain on another OS' partition?

I have fast internet, and it wouldn't be too much of a struggle just torrenting the bootstrap.dat, but it would make sense to make use of an already existing blockchain and save space and time. I've ...
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BlockChain.info testnet wallet and API

Does blockchain.info provide wallets and API service for testnet? This information is quite hard to find from their site.
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Difference between bitcoin-tx, bitcoin-cli, and bitcoind?

I just pulled from the bitcoin github and compiled, and noticed that there were three executable generated: bitcoin-cli bitcoin-tx bitcoind I have not heard of bitcoin-tx before, what is it? ...
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Does OP_HASH160 consume the top stack element?

In a standard P2PKH configuration, the scripts look like: Pubkey script: OP_DUP OP_HASH160 <PubKeyHash> OP_EQUALVERIFY OP_CHECKSIG Signature script: <sig> <pubkey> When ...
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Bitcoin Core and Armory working together?

I am confused, totally new to Bitcoin and not really a digital expert, so forgive me if the following is stupid. I downloaded Armory two weeks ago and it asked me to also install Bitcoin QT which I ...
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How to determine a break even point and how many coins one can mine?

If I had a Block Erupter 49 Port USB Hub and started filling it with AntMiner U2 USB miners, how do I figure out how many coins I can mine versus the expense of the hardware? (lets forget about ...
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Is it possible for corporate interests to incentivize securing alternate Blockchains instead of Bitcoin's Blockchain?

Is it possible for corporate interests to incentivize securing POW of alternate blockchains instead of Bitcoin's blockchain? Given the large amount of funding and/or "partnerships" announced the last ...
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How to denote <serialized> script in P2SH transaction?

From the bitcoin developer page, the format of the scripts used in P2SH transactions are as follows: Pubkey script: OP_HASH160 <Hash160(redeemScript)> OP_EQUAL Redeem script: <OP_2> ...
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1answer
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Is anyone using the blockchain (or other core Bitcome technology) for device registration?

I've been reading about several alternate uses for the underlying technology behind Bitcoin: Proof of Existence (digital notary) Namecoin (for DNS as well as identity and messaging) I was ...
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please help me I am DEVELOPER [closed]

hey can you please take a look at my code i am the newest developer for dime coin and i am having problems with my jsonrpc.php it keeps having a error can you run the code https://t.co/CGuFTFJVNH ...
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How do I list the addesses in my keypool?

I want to list all of the addresses in my wallet, even the ones that aren't being used right now. I know that I can change the number of addresses with -keypool, but I want to list all of the ...
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Is it possible to specify a default change address?

Is it possible to enable default change address on my bitcoin-qt (aka bitcoin-core) client? I'm using a webservice that monitors my balance (based on public keys) and whenever I send a transaction my ...
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How do I change the default blockchain Database download location for NXT?

I'm testing out the nxt client and was wondering how do i change the default database download location? Its currently downloading to the current folder (nxt_db).
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Could a modified miner send a transaction and broadcast it immediately upon discovery of a block to claim a new block and the 25 BTC block reward? [closed]

Could a person hack their miner to simply submit small transaction as soon as a block is found and to submit that as a new block with the 1 transaction to reap the 25 BTC block reward? Say, sending ...
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Which part of code (function) handles received transactions?

I was trying to understand the flow of control between functions (operations performed and their order) when a transaction is received.
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Who give initial value to Bitcoin? [closed]

I know how the process of changing BTC price ​​occur, but I curious as to what gave the initial value to BTC and whether the price of another cryptocurrency refers to the BTC? How would I replicate ...
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1answer
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Bitcoin recovery? Need help

Im looking for some advice on trying to recover bitcoins. So, the story is, i transferred some bitcoin to my multibit wallet, it came through but still didnt confirm after 20 hours. So i tried ...
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How does a Trezor passphrase prevent restoration of a wallet if an attacker knows the seed?

Trezor User Manual says if you forget the passphrase there will be no way to recover your bitcoins. Not even the Recovery seed. How is it that you (or an attacker who knows the seed) can't just ...
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What is the current status of Multi-Sign function in bitcoin network?

Are they convenient enough for some real world transactions? Like an easy escrow that the two party can assign to a third party to finish a transaction?
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Do Bitcoins mined in a pool automatically transfer to your wallet?

I've installed the GUIMiner app and the Multibit app. I am in a mining pool, and I have about 17 shares thus far. Do the Bitcoins transfer to my MultBit wallet automatically or do I need to do it ...
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okcoin - separate USD/CNY exchanges? [closed]

So I'm trading USD on okcoin.com. I was looking at https://bitcoinwisdom.com/ There I see the 7 day volume for BTC/CNY is 2,106,799 The 7 day volume for BTC/USD is 438,759 There's five times more ...
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How The Ideal Reserve “branch reconciliation” “in less than 400 ms”? [on hold]

Here says After having launched bootstrap Clearinghouses on all major continents, they are fully reconciling transfers in less than 400 ms with competition and 200 ms without. "Reconciliation" ...
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Deterministic keys with one-way operation

BIP 0032 "Security Implications" states One weakness that may not be immediately obvious, is that knowledge of a parent extended public key plus any non-hardened private key descending from it ...
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Can a Trezor seed be used in any other HD wallet?

Trezor FAQ says If you do not use a passphrase, your recovery seed is all that is needed to access your bitcoins. If you do not use a passphrase, can the Trezor seed be used to recreate a ...

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