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Wallet for Rise currency

Does anyone know if there's a wallet application for Rise currency? Thank you!
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error building wallet for altcoin

finally i had to use mxe on ubuntu to can build wallet on windows when i try to compile wallet with qmake i got this error 12:09:25: Running steps for project BlockRipps-qt... 12:09:25: ...
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Altcoins with plaintext transaction messaging

I'm looking to compile a list of altcoins with plaintext transaction messaging embedded into the blockchain. If anyone knows of a coin that fits the bill then please share.
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Importprivkey problem for Litecoin clone

I have cloned an older version of Litecoin using a tutorial. I chose the starting letter for the public addresses to be lower case "x". Everything is working fine except for importprivkey. It will ...
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How to setup Antminer D3 to solo mine to CANN wallet

I am trying to solo-mine CANN using my Antminer D3 directly to the full node wallet. I would really like to start adding decentralization to small coins just for the heck of it, but I am having some ...
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Coins sent without downloading the full wallet

i sent bit-connect tokens to my desktop wallet and now i cant seem to see them can you please help me it says on the block explorer that it is already there but the network is updated. after that ...
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Which currency (crypto & fiat) to use to measure profits?

Lets say you have added enough USD to trade with so you pick BTC to trade altcoins with. You buy Altcoin X for let's say order total 0.5 BTC BTC goes up in value but Altcoin X in USD has jumped big ...
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Withdrawing virtual currency in India [on hold]

I hold alt coin like Steller Lumens & Omisego in Bittrex exchange. How can i withdraw these in Indian rupees ? RBI has banned virtual currency here and all the Indian exchanges as per as my ...
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Where can I find altcoin inflation rates?

I know I can use coincap.io and CoinMarketCap to see a lot of good information about altcoin relative values, and cryptocompare has good detailed information, but where can I access inflation rates ...
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What is the safest way to rename my altcoin from “bitcoin” to “myaltcoin” in the source code? [closed]

Some Context I am creating my own altcoin for learning purposes and have successfully built the bitcoin code from source with my own genesis block. Now is it time for me to change the name of the ...
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Single API Platform for multiple cryptocurrency?

I am wondering for a single API platform where i will be able to trade for below 5 crypto currency : 1) Bitcoin 2) Litecoin 3) Ethereum 4) Dash 5) Monero So, are you guys supporting all these in 1 ...
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Is IQmining worth the investment? [closed]

I am interested in investing in crypto-contracts, is IQmining worth the investment?
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how do i setup a node for my altcoin? [closed]

I just created a new altcoin based on foocoin or barcoin. But now i need my wallet be synchronized. There's some way to setup a node without any cost or low cost for my wallet? By other part, i just ...
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Is there a site that tracks volume over time?

Coinmarketcap shows the current volume data. Is there a site that tracks volume over time in a graph and data table where you can sort by highest volume days? I'm looking to see if a specific coin has ...
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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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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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Which exchanges have issued their own token like Binance Coin and Quoine Qash coin?

What other exchanges have issued their own coin like Binance and Quoine? Who was the first to do this? I'm doing some research on the history of exchange backed tokens.
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Help With Gitian-Builder - Failed to load “rcfile”

I' having hard time building the Bitcoin using gitian-builder. I'm getting closer but i'm stuck at this error and I dont know what it really means or why is it even there. I'm using the gitian-build....
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How convert a mnemonic phrase back and forth between different number of words?

I'm relatively new to cryptocurrencies in general and I've tried using Bitcoin and a few altcoins, but it always bothers me that some digital assets are not available in all wallets. To my ...
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Crypto exchanges algorithms

I have noticed that if I put a buy order up - for instance - on any not so heavily traded coin, if close to the highest bid, often within 20 secs the highest bid will try to beat me. Or when I put it ...
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Can Bitcoin Core be used to create a raw transaction for CLAM altcoin?

Clam is an altcoin that issued that altcoin to the owner of the private key of each and every Bitcoin address that had funds (0.0001 or more) on May 12, 2014. I don't want to install the Clam client. ...
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Can two bitcoin chains co-exist if one copied the code and ran a parallel chain?

If someone forked the code without changing any of the fundamental properties and connected nodes / miners, could they not disrupt the main (original chain)?
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I want to generate a BIP32 version number for Namecoin and other altcoins

I want to make a BIP32 wallet for Namecoin and other alt coins. I just need to figure out how to generate a a public and private version number so that the BIP32 extended key prefix is something that ...
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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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Cancelling transactions

I know it is currently not possible to cancel transactions in the Bitcoin. However, say someone wants to implement such mechanism in an altcoin. Is it theoretically possible without damaging the open ...
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Is it safe to transfer coins directly between exchanges?

Say you want to transfer some coins from one exchange to another, and you want to do that directly without sending them to an indermediate address. Bittrex' Terms and Conditions, for example, state ...
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Can you make altcoin vanity addresses out of those of Bitcoin?

I generated a Bitcoin vanity address having a string “TEST” in it. > vanitygen -v -1 -F pubkey -C BTC 1TEST Generating BTC Address Prefix difficulty: 264104224 1TEST Difficulty: ...
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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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Open source updated blockchain explorer for altcoin [closed]

Is there updated blockchain explorer available to work with altcoin? I configured the most popular blockhain explorer: iquidus explorer but the transactions display table are limited on display, can'...
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Is there a cold storage option for altcoins?

Is it possible to create a paper wallet for altcoins offline and send your altcoins there? I can only buy altcoins from online exchanges like bitrexx but I feel it's really risky to keep large ...
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What happens in a small scale blockchain network?

My main question here is, is this understanding correct or have I misunderstood something? If this question would be better for Reddit then I apologise in advance and I'll move to there. Thanks. ...
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“Ether” vs. “bitcoin”: I wondered when I heard Ethereum does NOT have any crypto-currency (in a Blockchain workshop by speaker)! [closed]

In my opinion, Ethereum has a native coin (crypto-currency) called "Ether". On the other hand, Ethereum allows user to create crypto-token, such as ERC-20, using smart contracts. From my point of ...
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Coins with memory-intensive mining

Are there coins that demand system memory rather than computing power? Which coin brings me the most mining profit if I have a lot of system DDR3 RAM (say 64 GB or more) in my personal computer?
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Where to find P2pool networks.py settings for altcoins?

Is there a forum post or website where all the altcoin networks.py settings are being shared? I can see the P2pool forks on Github where people commit their own networks.py settings back to their own ...
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Altcoin clone peer connections limited to 1 [closed]

I cloned an altcoin and set up a network of 7 peers. One of the clients is connected to a pool and is mining the coin. All the other clients are connected to the pool one and are syncing and ...
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How to change Bitcoin's proof of work? Then enable miner [closed]

I'm using https://github.com/jgarzik/pyminer/blob/master/pyminer.py to test a few different hash functions. Instead, I'd like to try keccak, a few of them in some order like an "X5" and so on. This ...
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How to run multiple node in same machine?

I have created an altcoin base on litecoin source code. I want to test it in multiple node to test peers of each node weather each node can connect to each other. So I try to run "mycoind" in multiple ...
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Testing altcoin reward halving - Help!

I am currently working on reward halving changes for a test coin and i have added all the necessary changes but my question is how do i safely test this new halving without affecting production. I ...
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How many confirmations does a transaction needs to be included in a snapshot?

I bought bitcoin to participate in bitcoin hex. I sent my bitcoin to the electrum wallet and it has over 500 confirmations. Bitcoin Hex will snapshot bitcoin and I want my bitcoin address to be ...
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Syncing Issues - Hashrate?

Okay, I cloned a Dash source (learning) Compiles fine on Linux/Win, I have peers and it was mining blocks fine during the initial launch. 200 Blocks mined, all peers sync'd up fine, sent Tx between ...
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Historical prices of currencies

Where can I get historical prices for coins, with the ability to store the information. I understand that most APIs do not allow you to save their information, any that do?
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How can I recover my coins?

I'm using an alt coin. The wallet would not sync so I deleted the blkindex.dat file to restart the download. I restarted the wallet client and it downloaded all the blocks, but all my coins are gone. ...
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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 create an altcoin

I'd like to create a Litecoin fork. This is purely for educational purposes. Any tips on how to get started? I've googled for guides online but I can't find any good ones. Info is scattered all over ...
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Generating first block after genesis block in PoS altcoin

I'm currently developing a test altcoin in educational purposes, and can't for some reason generate first pow blocks after generating genesis block. Couple of years ago i successfully made workable ...
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Altcoin fork tutorial

Is there any tutorial for altcoin fork creation? I've found only tutorials for the very old versions, and any for the current ones.
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Is there a Shapeshift service for Testnet coins to convert Bitcoins to other Altcoin testnet coins?

I'm building an app and I'm working with btc testnet coins, but I want to be able to convert them to other altcoin testnet coins. Is there such a service out there?
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Reset or backup from a blockchain possible? [closed]

i have a coin for my own interests. With this i will learn how works all. So i have install the daemon on a vps All works fine. Mining works. And the first 300 blocks i have created. Now i will ...
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Getting a dollar per KWH estimate for the best crypto currencies for last X months [closed]

I'm doing some preliminary research for my company into the viability of cryptocurrency mining, were not planning to mine it ourselves, but it's indirectly relevant; it's kind of a long story. To ...
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Should I run crypto node for my trading platform?

I wanted to create a cryptocurrency trading platform where people can deposit cryptocurrency and trade them with other altcoins and finally withdraw it. Tell me do I need to run full crypto node to ...