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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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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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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 ...
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Premine coins from genesis block are gone after one transaction from account/wallet

Please check the whole question once before giving negative marking or Mark as duplicate of Why can’t the genesis block coinbase be spent? Why I cannot get transaction from genesis block [duplicate]...
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Where do these coins gain their value?

I have been mining coins for a long time (started with BTC/LTC years ago, moved to altcoins recently) and have realized I am not clear on the actual source of the value. Do the exchanges deem the ...
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Are there any other balance management systems other than UTXOs and Account Based used by blockchains today? [closed]

To know how much balance a user has on the bitcoin blockchain you just need to look at their UTXOs. To do the same in Ethereum you just look at their accounts. Are there any other systems used by ...
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How to do a 51% attack on my own altcoin [closed]

recently I have been curious about 51% attacks so I created a fork of litecoin and want to do a 51% attack on the coin but don't know how to. please can you tell me how to do it. Thanks,
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Failing to create a new address to be used for receiving staking rewards whenever a generated block is accepted [closed]

Our problem is that we need to get a new address on each stake. What I've tried so far is: Generating a new address right before a block is accepted and try using it to receive the stakes, but that ...
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blockexplorer is not fully synced [closed]

I am working with a cryptocurrency which is a fork of bitcoin. In my blockexplorer it shows 91% synced and I cant see any latest blocks.
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What was the first altcoin?

I'm aware that LiteCoin is (was?) the "silver" to bitcoin's "gold". The question is: What was the first altcoin? Was it actually LiteCoin or was there something else? For the purposes of "alt ...
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Wallets that trade all Cryptocurrencies?

Been looking around, basically just learning...so much to learn lol. One thing I cant find but...is there a wallet/s that allows trading across all cryptocurrencies? They all seem to be quite ...
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Altcoin Solo mining Help / Advice

I am kind of stumped. I have been mining for about 6 months and have been trying out various methods in that time. I have used CPU, GPU (a combo of both) and most recently been using some older ASICS. ...
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What is 42Coin? Why it is highly priced?

In cryptsy, I see that one 42coin is trading at >900 BTC. Just wondering what is 42coin and why it is highly priced?
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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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Changed Merkle Root and Genesis Hash - Not Compiling

I am kindly asking the expert programmers of this wonderful forum to enlighten me on why the updated QT I have created, does not properly open when running ./stonecoin-qt , but rather dumps core and ...
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Where can new cryptocurrency features be found?

I was wondering what new cryptocurrency features may be introduced. How can I find published new cryptocurrency features?
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Tezos vs Decred

What are the main differences between Decred and Tezos ? Both integrate a governance mechanism so they don't seem very different to me.
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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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Have there been any successful “airdrops”?

Starting with Auroracoin, a lot of coins aimed to perform an "airdrop" and distribute their coins to certain groups of people. I am wondering, have there been any successful airdrops? If so, how did ...
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Is it possible to take advantage of FP16 for mining BTC or ALTs?

I know mining uses mostly Integers, not Floating Point Ops... but still, is it possible to use Graphics Cards that support native 16bit Math for mining? Will it improve the performance in specific ...
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Cannot mine Genesis / First Block (PIVX Fork / Clone)

Whatever I do, I am unable to mine the 1st block after the genesis block. All the while, I have assumed that I have mined the Genesis block, and I am unable to mine the 1st block using "setgenerate ...
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ERROR: AcceptBlock: high-hash, proof of work failed (code 16)

I followed this medium link to create a coin just like bitcoin . https://medium.com/@jordan.baczuk/how-to-fork-bitcoin-c39139506443 Based on this tutorial i update DEFAULT_MAX_TIP_AGE to int64_t ...
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How easy is it to solo-mine new altcoins?

It seems to be pretty clear that CPU/GPU mining is obsolete for the big fellas (Litecoin, Bitcoin, Ethereum, arguably Dogecoin). This is a bummer for beginners like myself cause I'm keen to dive in ...
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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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Other people mining my coin without my permission, how to avoid this? [closed]

I have created an altcoin and i wanted to solo mine all coins myself. I disabled generate function in wallet, hidden the source code as private in github. I run one main node and i mine in my laptop. ...
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How to get staking balance using RPC commands [closed]

I enabled staking on my wallet. I want to know the staking rewards I got. Is there any rpc command exist to get staking reward balance? Thanks
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Is there a documentation of the first altcoins timeline?

Meaning, which altcoin was created one, in a chronological order. It's interesting, from a historical perspective, to collect such an archive.
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Why haven't a large number of cryptocurrencies copied Primecoin's mining algorithm? [closed]

According to my understanding, generating an ever-growing list of prime numbers benefits mathematics and society in some mysterious way. Given this, why have more recently created proof-of-work ...
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"command not found' while installing dependencies [closed]

While installing dependencies for compiling an altcoin wallet on VPS for run a Masternode - using Ubuntu 16 I run into this fatal error In file included from alert.h:9:0, from alert....
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Complete list of merged mineable coins? SHA256 + Scrypt [closed]

mmpool.org mines these SHA256 PoW coins: Bitcoin Namecoin Ixcoin Devcoin I0coin Groupcoin https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Merged_mining_specification claims that it is only used by Namecoin Is there a ...
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What is Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS)?

I know that it is a consensus algorithm that is different from Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS) which is used in a few blockchains including but not limited to STEEM, BitShares and ARK, ...
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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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Is there a list of coins that are bip-32 compatible?

BIP 32 allows me to derive keys based off a root key pair, and all these keys will be on the secp256k1 curve. That means I'll be able to use BIP 32 for other coins that are also based on your curve. ...
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Is there any relationship between Altcoin domain name and its validity? [closed]

We are seeing many new alcoins coming to the market. However a lot of them have very weird websites. io, org etc. But yesterdayi noticed a new altcoin GAME https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/game/ ...
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Compiling bitcoin-qt error: ld.exe: cannot find -lsecp256k1

I have followed the guide "Building headless Bitcoin and Bitcoin-qt on Windows" but with a more recent altcoin source code to test. The compilation stop on ld.exe: cannot find -lsecp256k1 Is one ...
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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 can forks coexist even though only one of the is the longest chain?

We know Bitcoin has some forks like Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. They make a new branch on chain, so how can they coexist without the shorter branches being discarded, and just the longest chain staying ...
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New altcoin. Cpuminer gives me “booo”

I made a new altcoin based on "INSaNe" https://github.com/CryptoCoderz/INSN I changed genesis hashes using this code: if (true && (genesis.GetHash() != hashGenesisBlock)) { ...
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Why bitcoin rise causes altcoins to drop?

Bitcoin has grown significantly in the last few days. From what I can see on Binance, price of the majority of altcoins has dropped significantly relative to bitcoin at the same time. I've been ...
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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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Aborting a three-way swap

Suppose Alice has 1 BTC, Bob has 1 LTC, and Carol has 1 NMC. Alice wants NMC for BTC, Bob wants BTC for LTC, and Carol wants LTC for NMC. Assume each cryptocurrency has the same value and can be 1-to-...
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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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ERROR: ReadBlockFromDisk: Errors in block header at CBlockDiskPos(nFile=0, nPos=8) in altcoin

I am trying to create altcoin(Abccoin) from bitcoin and change parameters in chainparams.cpp and also generated the genesis block hash and hashMerkleRoot but when I start the daemon with abccoind -...
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Problem mining Genesis Block in Dash Clone

Good morning, I need help !! I have cloned other coins (scrypt and SHA256), but I found a big problem with the DASH CLONE. After having completed the DASHCLONE project. When I can not do the genesis ...
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Generate keys/addresses for all altcoins

I'm looking for a library or method to generate addresses for as many of the most popular currencies/altcoins as possible. Is there a known library that supports this? Or do I need to use a specific ...
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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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How to start multiple altcoin rpc daemons at once? [closed]

I'm building an ecommerce website where I want to do my own payment processing in seven different ctyptocurrencies. I want use the separate versions of bitcoind for each currency, because I feel like ...

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