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How can I mine the first block of my custom litecoin fork?

I'm on the newest version of Litecoin, and I modified it for a little project, but now I'm stuck at "Connecting to peers" with 0 blocks known. The command "setgenerate" has been removed, and I cannot ...
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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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How to premine our coins in my altcoin?

I want to premine our coin, but I'm not able to understand which function from which file actually generate coin. So if you know than let me know so, I can understand that code and implement my own ...
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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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Mining new private alt coin derived from litecoin

I have created an new private altcoin from litecoin(build on linux ubuntu) and it is working correctly. Now i want install any miner application (like cgminer) with CPU mining(for test). I have ...
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How can I simulate ProofOfStake (PoS) for a testnet (clone of Pivx)?

After the end of PoW blocks, I am unable to mine using PoS. Here is my setup. 1) Server with the following config file. server=1 daemon=1 listen=1 rpcuser=user rpcpassword=password 2) Two clients ...
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Remove Orphan blocks from “personal” blockchain

Alright, so I've been trying to learn a little more about the blockchain and blockchain-development lately. For every other altcoin, I've noticed that there's such a thing as a bootstrap.dat-file ...
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How to start Proof-of-stake phase after pre-mining the coin in Proof-of-work phase?

I am learning to develop a new cryptocurrency on my own, for the same i decided to develop a Proof-Of-Stake coin, I forked the Okcash for this purpose. And was able to change the coin according to my ...
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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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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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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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Creating custom altcoin

Is there any guides on how to: 1) Technically create my own cryptocurrency; 2) Publish it on the world crypto-exchanges; 3) Increase price per coin; Is this company legit: https://dev.cryptolife.net/...
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what this parameters do end what i need put on them in blockchain ver2

/** What block version to use for new blocks (pre versionbits) */ static const int32_t VERSIONBITS_LAST_OLD_BLOCK_VERSION = 4; /** What bits to set in version for versionbits blocks */ static const ...
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How would Bitcoin look like if the primary design goal was to have LN-like payments?

Today (assuming SW), we have Bitcoin, which allows us to build LN using a set of smart constructs such as HTLCs. But this is a result of a work of people trying to figure out how to take what Bitcoin ...
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PoS coin is producing conflicted chain after merging with upstream developments

I'm sorry about the title, but I could not think of a more condensed way to describe this problem. I forked an older version of blackcoin a while back to make a test altcoin for fun. I have been ...
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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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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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Altcoin based on Litecoin

I've compiled the Litecoin source using a custom genesis block to create a simple Altcoin for fun. I just have some questions about Bitcoin/Litecoin Qt. When I mine a block using the generate ...
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Are there any properties of cryptocurrency that can help prevent accumulation of wealth by a few individuals?

Over time there seems to be a trend towards consolidation of wealth to a small number of individuals in human society. Are there cryptocurrencies with any properties that could help prevent that ...
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Framework for handling transactions/wallets in multiple altcoins generically

I'm wondering the framework Poloniex, C-CEX and other bigger exchanges use to handle accounts and transactions for such a high number of cryptocurrencies. What could I use to generically be able to ...
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Sending encryped messages using INSaNe. Messages not sending

I forked INSaNe https://github.com/CryptoCoderz/INSN from github, changed genesis hashes, mined, and sended some coins between two localhost wallets. When i tried to send message from first address to ...
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How to update code of my existing altcoin?

I have an altcoin with 10 miners. I want to update some changes in the code. with new rules of blockreward. I have created new code also. But how to make changes effect in the current blockchain, ...
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Is there an easier way to run multiple altcoins in one service than operating each daemon?

I am interested how to operate multiple currencies in one service like modern trading platforms do: Cryptsy(496 trading pairs), Bittrex (328 trading pairs), Poliniex(172 trading pairs). The only way ...
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How do I get started with mastercoin? What tutorial or guide is a good start?

How do I get started with Mastercoin? Are there useful tutorials or guides? I am looking at creating a cryptocurrency on Mastercoin so as to leverage on the features of the Bitcoin blockchain and ...
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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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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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minimum necessary changes to create bitcoin fork- difference between bitcoin and dogecoin

So I'm trying to figure out what are the absolute minimum number of changes one has to make to create an altcoin fork of Bitcoin, towards this end I've created a diff of the current Bitcoin core ...
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why to use blocknotify script, even if we can check for “share is block candidate” using target compare?

i have some complicate situation in altcoin wallet that wallet shows new block found with reward , but pool not show block found. could it be a reason that i not use block notify script. but checking ...
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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 ...