I have googled this problem and everyone just keep saying "be patient it will get through sooner or later". Well it has now been 4 days and it still says 0/6 confirmations. I did not send it with a miners fee which is why it's not instant but it feels like 4 days is a long time. I'm using bitcoin-qt wallet on a ubuntu 12.04 computer if that makes any difference. Also when I go to blockchain.info and try to search for my transaction I cant find it. I have right clicked on my transaction and tried to search for everything thats in details but I still cant find my transaction. Should I just wait and see if its going to get through?

I have read that you can double spend and then send this new one with a miners fee. I have tried to read up about this but I'm quite worried because its a lot of money that I'm sending and I don't want to do anything wrong.

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    Last it was measured, the average time to get a zero fee transaction (that would normally require one) into the blockchain was around a week. – David Schwartz Dec 27 '13 at 4:53

Has the blockchain fully downloaded yet? If you haven't totally downloaded the chain yet, you wont see any money you have received. Do you have to create a raw transaction? https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Raw_Transactions

If you are really struggling, send me an email. Maybe we can do SSH or remote desktop, and I can save your bitcoins. If you run "bitcoind listtransactions" in a terminal and send me the output, I might be able to get you better instructions.

  • Yes my blockchain is fully downloaded. What exact details of my transaction can I search for on blockchain.info? – MarGul Nov 27 '13 at 0:13
  • Please don't include email addresses in posts. If you must, put the email address in your user profile. – Nick ODell Nov 16 '14 at 6:01

Search blockchain.info for the address you are sending the coins from.

If you cannot see your transaction on blockchain,info, then it is not on the network and will not confirm.

  • I am searching from the address that I sent the coins from and I cant see my transaction at blockchain.info. You have any idea what to do here? Still standing at 0/6 and I have my blockchain updated – MarGul Nov 27 '13 at 8:42

How much money did you send and how long have you owned it? How many bytes was the transaction? Your transaction will only be accepted as no-fee if the weighted average of input value times input age per byte exceeds a threshold (roughly equal to one BTC x day per 250 bytes).

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