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Is there any way to change wallet gap limit in Electrum from command line? If yes, how? If not, could it be bypassed using some kind of external script? I really need to avoid GUI. Thank you in advance.

  • Does this no longer work? – Raghav Sood Apr 17 '18 at 11:40
  • @RaghavSood console there means the python console in the QT gui. – Abdussamad Apr 17 '18 at 12:51
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The only way is to edit the json code in the wallet file and add the gap limit into it. You can do that using the command line tool jq:

jq ". + {gap_limit:100}" wallet_file

  • Is necessary to run the daemon to refresh addresses? – MichalVales Apr 17 '18 at 13:31
  • @MichalVales yes you'll likely have to restart electrum to get it to generate the new addresses and sync. – Abdussamad Apr 17 '18 at 20:21

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