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Tells a user how to pay a recipient. Bitcoin addresses are strings consisting of numbers and letters that begin with '1', '3', or 'bc1'. Addresses encode the recipient's output script that includes either a public key or a hash of a public key or script. Bitcoin addresses should not be confused with mailing addresses or IP addresses.

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Nonstandard type script's address [duplicate]

I have nonstandard tx output. txid is 03acfae47d1e0b7674f1193237099d1553d3d8a93ecc85c18c4bec37544fe386. And I want to express the tx output with specific unique address. Blockchain explorers all seem ...
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Is there really a thing called "Bitcoin address"? Since all I need to spend a UTXO is to provide a scriptSig

When I want to spend a UTXO, I need to and only need to provide the scriptSig (or input script, or unlock script). In another word, the scriptPubKey (or output script, or lock script) of a UTXO simply ...
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Having Address format, infer derivation path or BIP used

Hello fellow Bitcoiners. While studing bitcoin, I came across an issue, I wanted to ask if someone knows how to know which derivation path a 1xxxxxxxxxxx address was created with. I know that ...
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Can I send Bitcoin to my bank [duplicate]

Can I send my Bitcoin to my bank account I'm having trouble with idme verification
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make multiple addresses and send from one address to the other

I have a node, and I use GetNewAddress to generate a new receiving address. is it possible to transfer what's in that address to one of the other addresses I have created using GetNewAddress? Each ...
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Does the 25th password make the wallet harder to crack?

Lets say you have a 24 word seed bitcoin wallet. And then you add a password that's 96 characters long. Does that make it twice as hard to geuss? Is this new private/public key generated completely ...
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What is the advantage of using truncated HASH256 over CRC32?

Some of the checksums in Bitcoin are the first 4 bytes of the HASH256 of the data. HASH256 is just double SHA256, so SHA256(SHA256(data)). What is the advantage of that over using a dedicated checksum ...
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Bitcoin payment delayed

I recently encountered a situation involving a Bitcoin transaction, and I'm seeking some clarification and advice. I provided someone with my Bitcoin address to receive payment, but I haven't received ...
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How to recover bitcoin from Coinbase?

My Bitcoin wallet has generated 1st key and, later, the 2nd one. I have used the first address for a transaction from my coinbase exchange to my coinbase wallet, but the funds did not arrive, perhaps ...
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Bit coin core Settings/Receiving addresses

Under these settings in bitcoin core. does imported addresses (watch-only) appear under the settings as an official receiving address or it appears there because imported a wallet to watch.
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Funds was sent to my blockchain for the past 24 hours it’s not reflecting by [duplicate]

Funds was sent to my Bitcoin address since yesterday it been 24 hours the funds is not available in my blockchain wallet Here is the address: bc1quu54az2v6rkfny77z2mu4c38ypsf4agml8zskw
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How do Bitcoin Wallets Maintain Address Balances?

Does a Bitcoin software wallet (not the Bitcoin core wallet) read the entire blockchain to gather balance information? Or does it read the UTXO set? Or some other data source? Does it need to read it ...
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Is address reuse always bad?

Talking about the privacy-implications of Bitcoin address reuse. Let's say A has to pay the rent to B. Each month, A sends 1/12 BTC to the same public address of which B has the private key. a) What ...
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listreceivedbyaddress - wallet file not specified error

So to start I have very little experience and this may be a simple answer but I can't find it easily. I suspect that I am using the wrong thing to achieve what I am trying to do. I'm parsing out the ...
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What’s going on with this "NULL address input" transaction?

I was reading this from the Bitcoin wiki (https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/From_address). I understand the concept of UTXOs and that any input to a transaction is an output from a previous transaction. I ...
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What could this OP_RETURN value be

I was messing around on the blockchain learning about OP_RETURN outputs and the equivalent use of Input Data in Ethereum and came across something interesting and I can't make sense of it. It starts ...
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Change output matches payment output type, not previous output type

Using the Bitcoin Core wallet making a transaction which spends a native segwit output and pays to a p2sh-wrapped segwit output will create a p2sh-wrapped change output. It is different from my ...
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How to get WIF and BIP84-address from SEED of 256 bits? [duplicate]

How to get WIF and BIP84-address from SEED of 256 bits? I generate 256 bits. It can be used for generating SEED (24 words): get SHA256, add first byte and cut into words by 11 bits. How to get WIF and ...
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How to calculate checksum of Address using Python

Lower Bit Range: 245 Upper Bit Range: 256 The Checksum of address 1H5aq8vssj9fCKdw2mYEn8enzpUMEBsUZ7 is 9ed6e860. I tried the following but got incorrect result 69e65f22 import hashlib ...
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How to find the most active bitcoin addresses?

Is there a way (preferably a webpage) where I can find a list of the most active bitcoin addresses, sorted by number of transactions, possibly also filtered by a timeframe? I am not interested in the ...
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What happens if a new hardware wallet generates an existing seed? [duplicate]

I get that 24^2048 (heck, even 12^2048) are utterly massive numbers and the chance that this happens is practically 0... but I am still curious: What would happen if a hardware wallet (or any seed ...
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A wrong wallet situation

On 9th of this month I have my dad send me some bitcoin and I gave him my wallet for the payment.. after a while he told me he sent it I didn’t see it and I taught it was network and I would get it ...
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Sign a multi-signature transaction with imported address

I have an address with three compressed public keys: SCRIPT="5221"$(cat compressed_public_key_1.txt)"21"$(cat compressed_public_key_2.txt)"21"$(cat ...
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Given a Bitcoin wallet address, can its other addresses be inferred from it? [duplicate]

A bitcoin wallet doesn't have one single address, but several. All these addresses can be obtained from the master public key, am I wrong? Does knowing one of this addresses (not the master public key,...
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How to get a receiving address from Bitcoin Wallet app?

So, I'm trying to obtain my winnings from this online casino OZWIN CASINO, which is based out of Australia, and I'm located in the United States. Problem is that I've never used Bitcoin and I've just ...
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Locate bitcoin from 11+ years ago

I bought bitcoin along time ago. It was at minimum 11 years ago. My bitcoin purchase info was emailed. I remember the following after buying: getting an email which indicated the bitcoin info. I ...
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Is it possible to search for an address (rather than a transaction ID) in the bitcoin mempool?

Is it possible to search pending bitcoin transactions by their "to" address? I looked at several mempool navigator/explorer type services and they all seem to allow searching by transaction ...
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Why are bitcoin and ordinal wallet addresses different?

I am trying to research and learn about Bitcoin Ordinals, BRC20 and SRC20. However, there is one point I'm stuck on. While we have a single address in all Blockchain networks, why do we have separate ...
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Can i send bitcoin from one address in wallet with multiple addresses?

I have a btc backup wallet.dat file. I dumped the file with pywallet.py using python. I now have the wallet.txt showing all my addresses (Legacy) with their private keys in that wallet. So there are ...
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get source address of a transaction

I have been conducting research on the web and Bitcoin Stack Exchange to find a method for obtaining the source address of a transaction. I have come across multiple answers, some suggesting the use ...
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Stuck dissecting a P2PKH Bitcoin transaction, what am I doing wrong?

I'm attempting to dissect a P2PKH transaction based on guidance from Rene Pickhardt's video (link). At around the 2:54 minute mark, he calculates the Bitcoin Address from the input. I'm interested in ...
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I need to get BTC addresses from a 12 word phrase, but I don't understand what to do next

I need an algorithm for translating a 12-word phrase to BTC SegWit bech32 P2WPKH addresses. I wrote a function in Python that returns a seed, but I don't understand what to do next. Here when entering ...
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Does bitcoin transaction have source address?

I know that bitcoin transaction is based on UTXO, including input script and output script. But recently I browse bitcoin explorer and I found it listed source addresses of a transaction. I wonder ...
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NodeJS code to deobfuscate chainstate data

I am currently working on a Blockchain trading platform for a company and I want to have all the unspent output saved to a local database by reading the contents of chainstate folder but I couldn't ...
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Get utxos for an address without rescanning the whole chain

In order to gather the utxos for an address importdescriptors will rescan the blockchain. Is there another way to get all the utxos for an address / descriptor without having to rescan the block chain?...
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Why are some bc1 addresses 42 characters and others 62 characters in Base58?

The length of bc1 Bitcoin addresses varies between 42 and 62 characters in Base58 encoding. What causes this difference in character count?
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what are some addresses of stores in massachusetts to use bitcoin currency? [duplicate]

What are some addresses of stores in Massachusetts to use bitcoin currency? Beverly Pellegerino
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How to use the base58 in c++

its been a while after i done with my python bitcoin miner And i realize that python is slower to do mining stuff, so i decided to rebuild it in c++ as you guys know c++ the faster than other ...
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Blockchain API not sending subscribed info

I'm having trouble receiving WebSocket messages for address-related events. Here is the code that I'm using (trackAddress gets called externally and I'm sure it sends the right thing). I also tried ...
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Move p2pk with addresses

This is strange for me that there exist over 30 000 of p2pk with addresses mainly with very high balance and these funds weren't moved yet. There are Linux tools to scan blockchain for them and note ...
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How can I track my bitcoins to the blockchain?

I'm sorry if this is a stupid question; I'm just trying to learn more about Bitcoin and the blockchain. How would I identify the bitcoins that are mine within the blockchain? I can use Trezor to ...
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I dont remember my wallet address it's been a year and half since I didn't withdraw [duplicate]

Withdrawal I forgotten my wallet address how to discover it
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bitcoin is not showing the correct balance after reusing an address

(i only reused because the first one was a test) Bitcoin core gui is showing a balance lower than the amount on sparrow. Sparrow is connected through my node and showing the correct amounts so I know ...
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Is there any way to look deeper at a specific wallet address to see if it's associated with any other BTC balances

I recently switching mining pools and desktop wallet (Sparrow). In an effort to set the address I sent a small amount of BTC to an address thinking it was my own, in a newly set up Sparrow wallet. ...
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Verifiable way to share knowledge of bitcoin address

I am looking for a simple or standard way (government bureaucrat-proof) to share knowledge of a bitcoin address in a legal contract without revealing the address itself. Having to reveal the address ...
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Closing address of a Lightning channel

I would like to know if it is possible when closing a Lightning channel to specify an address to retrieve other than the default one? Thank you in advance for the answers.
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Receiving funds in multisig - is it enough to confirm the receive address on every signing device?

If I confirm the receive address displayed in my software wallet matches on EVERY signing device in my multisig setup, can I be confident that any funds sent to that address belong to an address I ...
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How do blockchain explorers know if the address is really generated?

I am studying how the Bitcoin addresses generation works. As far as I learned, a Bitcoin address appears in the blockchain only after it has been involved in its first transaction. If an address has ...
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How to figure out the output address when there is no "address" key in vout["scriptPubKey"]

Context: I have a bitcoin core node(v.24), and using bitcoinrpc library. So, when I am running the getrawtransaction() function, sometimes the vout doesn't have the key "address", and the ...
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Can addresses be linked to "wallets"?

If I have my coins on address A, send it to address B from the same private key, is anyone able to say "these two addresses belong to the same wallet" with certainty? Because of the public ...
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