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Questions about alternative cryptocurrencies are off topic unless they are applicable to Bitcoin.

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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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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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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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Any Innovations in altcoin tech for Bitcoin’s Script language?

Bitcoin’s Script is the forth-like, non-Turing complete language used for transactions. However, in practice, a very limited number of kinds of scripts are allowed, a number of opcodes have been ...
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Do multi-PoW currencies open up additional attack vectors on a blockchain?

I'm curious if there have been any technical evaluations of the vulnerabilities of cryptocurrencies that utilize more than one proof of work algorithm - for instance, myriadcoin or huntercoin. ...
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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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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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Does Amit Sahai's indistinguishability obfuscator enable Autonomous Virtual Corporations or “Agents”?

Given that an "Agent" is described as Agents are autonomous programs that maintain their own wallet, which they use to buy server time. Money is obtained by the agent selling services. If demand ...
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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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Does PPS reward depend on specific block difficulty?

How is reward per share calculated on PPS payments system? Does it depend on specific block difficulty or average difficulty per day/week/month used? If I have mined two successive blocks with ...
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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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How does one create a blockchain snapshot (vs a bootstrap)?

I have read How to create a blockchain snapshot for a hardfork? but it does not answer this question. I understand the bootstrap.dat file is basically a concatenation of the blk000x.dat files, but ...
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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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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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Wallet for Rise currency

Does anyone know if there's a wallet application for Rise currency? Thank you!
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Linux gitian-builder “dpkg: error processing package sudo”

I am using Ubuntu. I cannot compile the Virtual Machine. If i direct to gitian-builder and type into the Terminal: sudo bin/make-base-vm -a i386. It compiles for approximately 3 minutes and than it ...
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Multibit + WooCommerce

I would like to incorporate MultiBit into a wordpress(woocommerce) based site I am designing as a checkout/payment option. Is this at all possible and if so how do I go about it? I cannot find any ...
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Table of coin parameters

What are the P2P network magic bytes P2PKH version byte P2SH version byte Private key version byte P2P Port RPC Port Atomic units per coin (100,000,000 for bitcoin) for Bitcoin, Bitcoin testnet, ...
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How do I transfer altcoins from cryptsy to bittrex?

How do i transfer altcoins from cryptsy to bittrex? Bittrex says this if i open generate the deposit address - When depositing, please send your message unencrypted. If the message is not included ...
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How to reduce Proof of Work in bitcoind?

I am trying to create a new genesis block. But it is taking too long to compute (still running). How do I reduce ProofOfWork needed ? Is it this line that I have to modify ? chainparams.cpp#L117 ...
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How can I mine ALT SHA-256 coins using a Bitmain S4?

The bitmain S4 does 2TH/s out of the box with no overclocking. For many alt SHA-256 coins, this can be 10% - 50% of the entire network hashing power, which would allow us to gain alt coins quickly, ...
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Qt wallet not compiling - Altcoin

After rewriting litecoin to use the whirlpool algorithm, I'm having issues compiling the qt wallet. Daemon compiles perfectly, yet when I try to compile the qt wallet (linux at this stage) i get this ...
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Number of transactions and transaction history don't match in XenCoinQt

I am solo mining XenCoin using XenCoin QT v0.6.3.3-g069d718-beta. The number of transactions shown on the overview tab is 9, yet there are 7 transactions listed in the transaction history. Also, ...
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Can Circulating supply decrease?

Looking at the historical data of Loopring, I noticed something strange. On Jan 4, Market cap was $163,805,000 and closed price was $0.65. That means, circulating supply was around 252M. On Jan 5, ...
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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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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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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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CPU Miner return Internal Server Error for getblocktemplate request

I was developing an altcoin using bitcoin v 0.17. I am using CPU miner for mining purposes. I started the miner using this command: ./minerd -a sha256d -o http://localhost:19230 -O adreno:adreno@123 -...
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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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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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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 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 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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Are there any Bitcoin alt-coin creation tutorials above version 0.15.0?

There are many How to make an alt-coin tutorials out there, but all the ones I have seen are from 2015 or earlier (most are around 2013-2014). Bitcoin has changed dramatically since then, and I am ...
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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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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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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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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 to get all time high and low price of bitcoin and other altcoins

I am fetching current price of 500 coins from coinmarketcap.com using their api for some crypto research. I also the all time high and low of these coins to see how much has the value appreciated/ ...
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How do I implement bitcoin-seeder for an altcoin?

I am creating an altcoin, following a tutorial. The tutor skipped explaining setting up the DNS seeder. How can I implement this code https://github.com/sipa/bitcoin-seeder ? Currently when I run ./...
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Mining Builds How many GPU's and why?

I have been looking into mining recently and i realize that i am a bit late to the bubble bu would still like to invest in building my own rig and start mining Altcoins such as ETH and Zcash. Now to ...
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Compiling an ALTCOIN on Ubuntu, getting errors during make

Hi I am compiling an ALTCOIN forked from another coin, I'm using Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS via SSH from a remotely hosted server. I believe I installed all dependencies because I have already compiled ...
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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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Receiving payments from users for over 150 coins

I would like to receive cryptocurrency payments for bitcoin, ethereum, ripple, stellar and over 150 different altcoins via my website. Similar to a cryptocurrency exchange such as Binance, I would ...
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BTC Core not syncing, maybe becacuse it has zero blocks?

I have two BTC Core nodes modified with custom genesis blocks. I'm connecting them using the -connect option and the -listen option, and I can see in debug.log that they see each other: 2018-03-21 19:...
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How to create VeChain X Node? (VEN/VET)

Let's say I have a required amount of VET to make an X Node. How do I create it?
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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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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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how to build altcoin in mingw?

OS : Windows 10 Installed Dependencies: -qt4.8.6 gcc 6.3.0 boost 1_55_0 berkeleyDB 4.8.30NC openssl 1.0.2l I tried compiling with the following commands: qmake "USE_UPNP=1" coin-pt.pro mingw32-...