Unanswered Questions

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Peergroup download of the blockchain stalls?

I'm using bitcoinsharp to build my client. I try to download the blockchain in a peergroup network. Download starts, but when progress is 98%, the download is stopped & the client is waiting (2 ...
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Are there alternatives to Gitian?

I like how Bitcoin Core uses Gitian to make their builds deterministic. But Gitian is also a really complicated workaround. Is there any research being done into alternatives for deterministic builds?
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Mediated transfer of funds between three parties

Alice wants Bob to transfer 10btc to Carol, and is willing to pay Bob 11btc for the transfer. They both entrust Trent to mediate the transaction, and Alice is willing to pay Trent 1btc as commission. ...
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bitcoind does not issue expected “rpcuser” message after installation

The instructions for installing the non-ubuntu linux bitcoind read as follows: Before using the Bitcoin Core daemon, bitcoind, you need to create its configuration file with a user name and password. ...
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Starting out with Armory - can I make it go faster?

Does anyone know of a way to make Armory do an initial sync any faster? I've downloaded the blockchain but so far it's been processing/synchronizing with the network for 17 hours, and it claims it ...
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Is Quark as secure as SHA 256?

I'm trying to make certain I'm understanding the purpose behind the Quark algorithm. There are lots of devices that need secure algorithms but have severe power and processing constraints such as ...
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Can*t call chainActive.Tip()->nHeight in core.cpp

i want to call chainActive.Tip()->nHeight in core.cpp. It is but not possible. I am happy for every idea. https://github.com/LIMXTEC/BitSend/blob/DEV-joshafest/src/core.cpp Here is a example bool ...
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Best simple linux cmd tool for offline transaction creation and signing?

I tried to use sx, but it no longer works since bip62 (malleability fix). Nodes don't accept generated transactions, saying "high S signature". What offline command-line tool would be the best?
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Building on Ubuntu 16, missing SSL during ./configure

I am trying to build bitcoind on Ubuntu 16 64-bit. I have installed the dependencies and have built it fine many times on other machines. During ./configure, I am getting checking whether the Boost::...
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How would SPV proofs be verified when moving assets back in 2-way pegged sidechains?

I've seen similar questions posted all around, but haven't found an answer I can comprehend. Ok, so the process of 2 way pegging is: I move some coins to OP_SPVPROOFVERIFY on the parent blockchain. ...
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Valid fork in regtest - Change blockchain via RPC?

I've created a regtest network consisting of 2 nodes - node0 & node1. I'd like to have a fork on the common blockchain and seemingly achieved it by doing so: nodes start node0 adds node1 via ...
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Using Bitcoin for Bond Certificates

I have a product that is in development and I want to allow people to buy something like bonds to raise money for the project. I was thinking to develop my own protocol for defining these bond ...
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Bitcoind Performance for production usage

Lets say we have one instance of bitcoind running on the production server. And our exchange software/application interacts with it using RPC callbacks for: address generation withdrawal ...
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How to change donation address of p2pool

I am working on the fork of p2pool to a new coin, and it seems that the donation script in the original could only accept BTC, etc. How to change this script to a new address? It looks like something ...
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Channels state validation in lightning network?

I looked into docs but didn't found any information, how do client get information about state of intermediate channels . Since channel transactions are offchain, and only channel participants knows ...

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