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Blockchain gets stucked if no blocks are mined

Yesterday I decided to fork a project, just for fun and to learn more about it. So, I forked a project, I generated my own genesis block, changed timestamps, nounce, keys, reset the min chain work. ...
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Unwanted peers connecting to Altcoin

I am building an altcoin using the litecoin source code. I have removed all of the Emplace Seed calls in chainparams.cpp for DNS seeding, changed my default node communication port to port 421 and ...
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Troubles with pool mining: bad-txnmrklroot

I've setup node-open-mining-portal for development purposes. I start mining, but coin daemon keep rejecting newly mined blocks. After some edits I managed to get raw block before submitting and here ...
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Need Help with Gitian-Builder - Missing Signer Error

I'm having a hard time finishing this project. I'm very frustrated and I really need your help. I'm trying to create the QT wallet for Windows & Linux. I have already cloned a masternode and I'...
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Altcoin Fork: Wallet - Error opening Block Database

I forked a coin based on Banq. I changed everything and all worked fine. I could mine, blocks were syncing well without any problem etc. The problem comes when I set up the masternodes, I did setup ...
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Altcoin: Send/receive transactions between nodes have high failure rate

I've noticed that an unusually high number of my attempted send transactions between my nodes (which is currently only 6 at most, but never less than 4) will not broadcast regardless of the amount of ...
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Problem creating altcoin with masternodes

I forked an altcoin with masternodes to learn how to clone an altcoin and also to understand it more technically. So I forked one altcoin, changed everything and all worked fine. I could mine, blocks ...
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How can a miner know how many blocks mined by him?

I am working on an altcoin based on bitcoin-core, version 0.12.1 (this version including setgenerate). Is their an option for a miner to know (using bitcoin-cli) how many blocks mined by him (after ...
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How to go PoS once PoW ends?

I cloned a test coin from another altcoin for learning purpose. This had lastPoWBlock as 400 and i was able to premine using cpu miner but my chain stops at 400 blocks. It should be a PoS after 400 ...
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Hardfork development: reindexing stuck

I'm stuck with reindex issue. My little test hardfork work perfectly on test blockchain, but when I tried reindex previously downloaded bitcoin blockchain, it stuck (on different nodes it stuck on ...
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hash dosent match nbits

Im trying to clone a coin and I created a genesis block but when I run the wallet, it dosent start.. When I go to the log file, I see this error and I honestly dont know how to solve the problem. How ...
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Hardfork development: after algorithm switching new blocks can't be mined

I'm struggling some issues with hardfork development. After switching network magic and versionbits at certain height Bitcoin algo should be switched from sha256 to groestl, but for some reason after ...
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Altcoin - genesis block - TypeError: __init__() takes exactly 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm trying to use the genesis script from innova to generate a genesis block of Xevan_hash https://github.com/innovacoin/GenesisH0/blob/master/genesis.py I'm using these parameters: python genesis....
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How to mine a masternode altcoin fork without “setgenerate”-feature in wallet?

I´m doing some educational altcoin development (for fun, NOT for money) and I have a similar problem like the guy in this thread: New altcoin. Cpuminer gives me "booo" I forked this coin: ...
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Failed to Build Bitcoin-Qt

The error relate to UPnP as show below. Please kindly help solve the issue. Thank you! C:\Coin>mingw32-make -f Makefile.Release c:\Qt\4.8.6\bin\rcc.exe -name bitcoin src\qt\bitcoin.qrc -o ...
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Base58 mismatch error

I am trying to run some tests on my altcoin, it says base58 mismatch. What is this error? $ ./src/test/test_altcoin Running 262 test cases... test/base58_tests.cpp:164: error: in "base58_tests/...
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LitecoinJ fork to altcoinJ Could not resolve dependencies

I am trying to fork litecoinJ for an altcoin because they are both using a similar algorithm (scrypt) using Ubuntu 16.04. This is so I may build and android wallet for it. To build the project, I use ...
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how to insert new checkpoints in a bitcoin clone

I know Checkpoints are old blocks hardcoded into the source: What are checkpoints? {11111, uint256S("0x0000000069e244f73d78e8fd29ba2fd2ed618bd6fa2ee92559f542fdb26e7c1d")}, {33333, uint256S("...
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cloning bitcoin how to set coin limit [duplicate]

I have changed the amount of coins to be mined, to be 1000 but looks did not work, I have already 8000 coins mined, can someone explain why it is not working? main.h static const int64 MAX_MONEY = ...
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How to create a simple lightweight wallet (without mining) for an Altcoin

I am trying to create a wallet using electrum for an altcoin that uses the Scrypt algorithm. I am looking around for tutorials that can show a step by step process on how to create a simple wallet for ...
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cloning bitcoin MAX_MONEY not working [duplicate]

I have changed the amount of coins to be mined, to be 1000 but looks did not work, I have already 8000 coins mined, can someone explain why it is not working? main.h static const int64 MAX_MONEY = ...
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cloning bitcoin how bitcoin find new nodes

I am studying blockchain, cpp and crypto so I cloned bitcoin and created a new altcoin. everything it is working fine as I expected, but i have some questions which i could not find a answer. the ...
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Problem mining Dash clone

First of all I want to clarify that I don't want to create another dash altcoin clone, I want to understand the code and be able to modify it for educational purposes. I cloned the dash's code, I ...
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Solo mining on created altcoin: not able to create block

I have forked the code of an altcoin to play with the param and understand the process Source here. Now I want to solo mine to create the blocks. The miner is on my PC and the server on a Ubuntu 16....
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Fork Dash - New coin problems

Currently I am doing my final year project by forking the Dash code and generate a new coin from that. I had read lots of tutorial online and follow the steps as well. First, I had generate the ...
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How to set up a private chain/local testnet : reverse engineering the blockchain code

Long story short, I want to set up a private chain/a testnet blockchain that can run locally just to fiddle and play with it just to learn how it works. So I have a general understanding of how things ...
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Dash Test Coin Error: CheckProofOfWork(): hash doesn't match nBits

I'm working on a test clone of the Dash coin on my computer to learn more about how cryptocurrency works. I have Dashd and DashCLI running on a VPS. When I run a desktop wallet I compiled, I am able ...
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QT-Wallet not sync properly for altcoin

I tried to create altcoin using litecoin source code. I am able to generate genesis block for same. After setup on ubuntu VPS qt wallet connect to server and disconnect within seconds. Please help me ...
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2 nodes connected to eachother only showing outbound?

After setting up 2 separate VPS' (Ubuntu 16.04) I can't seem to connected them succesfully. They see each other, ports are open, but when running altcoin-cli getaddednodeinfo or getpeerinfo, they ...
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No .altcoin directory being generated

I am trying to create a genesis block for a personal play coin. I get the correct output of assertion failed. However when compiling I noticed the ./altcoin folder is not created at all.
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How to mine a coin with coind? [duplicate]

I created a altcoin that uses PoS and PoW. My coin has 0 blocks because it has no miners. How can I configure coind to start mining coins? It seems like the setgenerate command was removed awhile ago,...
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How to enable mining on daemon?

I forked bitocin and created a altcoin. Now I am running a node of it. There are currently 0 blocks because there are no miners. How can I enable mining on bitcoind? I tried adding gen=1 with config,...
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Determining the genesis transaction value or genesis_tx

Is there a way to determine the genesis transaction (genesis_tx) hash? I know the genesis block number but how do you determine genesis_tx? I am looking for this hash for an altcoin which was forked ...
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Understanding the iquidus API settings

I am trying to understand what values I am being asked for in the settings.json to install the block explorer for Iquidus. I know how to get the genesis block as I have hard coded it when I did a fork ...
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Iquidus JSON settings for Blockchain Explorer

I did a fork from litecoin into my own altcoin and I am trying to get it on a blockchain explorer to run realtime on a website. I chose an open source blockchain explorer called Iquidus which was ...
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How to create a new genesis block using CreateGenesisBlock() function

I'm trying to create a new genesis block, you know for science. I saw a lot of write ups online but most of them seem kinda outdated. I found the function CreateGenesisBlock() in the source code. ...
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Bitcoin clone, node won't sync in main chain

I create a clone of bitcoin change some setting like port, and run a network of 4 nodes by docker to test and learn. When I run it using -regtest, every things goes well I can generate blocks and node ...
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Mining first block of altcoin

I have created a forked altcoin for learning purposes. I have created a new merkle, hash, nNonce. When I try to mine the first block using a cpu miner for neoscrypt, I am not able to get it to run. ...
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How do new Cryptocurrencies prevent a 51% attack?

I've seen similar questions, but not specifically in reference to new altcoins. When a new cryptocurrency is released, the developer(s) have limited amounts of resources. What prevents a group from ...
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Viewing total number of coins mined for an Altcoin

I am a newbie to crypt-currencies so for school, I forked a coin from litecoin to help me understand how it works and so far, I got it to work using a VPS with some other friends mining on it. I am ...
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Forking PIVX - ERROR: CheckBlockHeader() : proof of work failed

I have forked PIVX and generated new genesis block hash, merkle root and nonce, and changed the rewards parameters. It compiles fine and the daemon starts, I have even got 2 nodes connected, but ...
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what this line of code mean?

I would like to know what this number 486604799 and ScriptNum(4) mean this line: txNew.vin[0].scriptSig = CScript() << 486604799 << CScriptNum(4) << std::vector<unsigned char>(...
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Build a wallet for Android and iOS for a self-made cryptocurrency

I've built a cryptocurrency of my own using this video guide. I did the first 4 steps out of 6, as the 5th level is about building a wallet for Windows platform. I have started creating this ...
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How to mine your own Bitcoin fork?

I have my own Bitcoin fork. I have the src and I have the Linux, Mac and Windows clients. The Windows client is using Bitcoin Core for the wallet. How do I go about mining the fork I created? I have ...
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howto put first amount of altcoin into network?

if you clone another cryptocurrency and generate a new genesis block, starting a new coin with balance of zero, how should you put the first amount of money into the network. For example, I want my ...
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Why cant my Altcoin Regnet create first 100 blocks?

I have modified bitcoin source code for my altcoin. I have successfully created genesis block, merkel root, noonce and daemon is working well. I have tweaked number of coins per day, total coins etc.. ...
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How mine cloned altcoin new algorithm?

Hi there i will created new clone for practice. Changed algo at cloned one For example nist5 to skein. I created genensis block. Created daemon and qt and nodes are connected. Everything is well to ...
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Adding new files to Makefile.am

I need some help with adding files to the code base by adding them to the autotools build system. Other posts that try to answer the same question haven't helped me. I am experimenting with Bitcoin's ...
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How difficult is it to invent a new cryptocurrency? (In regards to time, money, technical knowledge, etc.)

Although I initially believed there were only a couple cryptocurrencies available on the market, after some research, I've discovered that there are well over a thousand different cryptocurrencies!......
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dash-qt stuck at “Connecting to peers” after I created new genesis block

I'm trying to create my own cryptocurrency (for entertainment purpose of course, not pretending to make the new bitcoin here) I cloned the dash repository, changed to ports, removed the seeds ip and ...