Questions tagged [bitcoin-gold]

Questions about Bitcoin Gold are off topic. This tag should be used for questions regarding Bitcoin Gold. Bitcoin Gold is an altcoin which forked from Bitcoin in order to decentralize the network by not allowing ASICs, and plans to switch to change PoW when ASICs launch. Also the difficulty changes each block. Created by Jack Liao, CEO of LightningASIC.

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BTG address not found but there was a BTC transaction before 24-10-2017 on it, how to check BTG balance?

I have an old paper wallet that was printed with https://bitcoinpaperwallet.com/. It has 0,1 BTC incoming on 2017-06-21 and 0,1 BTC outgoing on 2017-12-11. So the BTC balance is zero, but since the ...
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I have an old bitcoin core/qt wallet - how do I extract the forks? [closed]

I can access the wallet, and move my bitcoin to other addresses, but it doesn't show me the fork coins. (Bitcoin-Cash, Bitcoin Gold, and perhaps more?) Can I access them through some other wallet? ...
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Has/will there ever been any new "Bitcoin Gold rush" similar to the hard forks that allowed you to "trick" your way to new coins? [closed]

A couple of years ago, there was this really unexpected and bizarre thing for a few months (or weeks?) where a bunch of Bitcoin hard forks were created, such as "Bitcoin Gold", whose only ...
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Calculate BitcoinGold Block Header Hash [closed]

I am trying to calculate block hash # 632295 { 'version': 536870912, 'prev_block_hash': '000000017590609fd72cadc5fd05732cfa1760bd882213afbb7b788c42e115c8', 'merkle_root': '...
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api doc for bitcoin gold on testnet [closed]

I'm looking for an api doc for bitcoin gold on testnet to create, receive and list transactions and accounts. so far I've found this https://bitcoingold.org/testnet-v3/. I'd be thankful if someone ...
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Bitcoin reference code [closed]

I sold Bitcoin using USD wallet and the transaction was completed. I received a reference code but I have no clue on what to do to get the money from what I sold on Bitcoin. How do I get cashed out ...
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Why would more confirmations help in a 51% attack scenario?

After the 51% attack on Bitcoin Gold. The developers of the cryptocurrency recommended the exchanges to increase the confirmations. I don't understand why increasing the confirmations would help if ...
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I'm trying to compile Bitcoin Gold but i'm still getting this error [closed]

In file included from ./addrman.h:14:0, from net.h:10, from miner.cpp:18: miner.cpp: In member function ‘std::unique_ptr BlockAssembler::CreateNewBlock(const CScript&,...
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importprivkey in bitgold-cli not importing the expected address

I'm in the process of trying to import an existing paper wallet BTC private key into a Bitcoin Gold node I setup so that I can grab the BTG that was airdropped there, however whenever I try to ...
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How to create a blockchain snapshot for a hardfork?

I've done source forks (altcoins) and I understand how those work. But I'm a little stuck on how forks are activated? I need to know how blockchain snapshots are created and how the wallets know to ...
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Claiming BTG from Electrum wallet issue

I had some BTC in my electrum wallet prior to the BTG fork - sent it there approx 7 days before it happened. I am trying on a MAC using Bluestacks emulator to run coinomi wallet - all works fine but ...
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How to Obtain Bitcoin Gold Without Using Coinomi

I had some bitcoin on Electrum and some on Coinbase before the October fork. I assume I won't be able to claim Bitcoin gold for the amount that was on Coinbase. Since the fork, I've moved all my ...
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Claiming Bitcoin Gold from BTC address private key using Coinomi gives an error - "the private key does not contain any funds"

When I create a new wallet in Coinomi and try to sweep my old BTC private key (BTC since transferred to another address) I get an error - "The private key does not contain any funds". I'm receiving ...
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Is bitcoin-gold more ASIC-resistant than Litecoin?

Bitcoin Gold's main point for existence has claimed to be ASIC-resistant in order to have mining power more distributed. But wasn't this tried already with Litecoin via Scrypt mining algorithm? I've ...
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Using Bitcoin Core on Ubuntu. How to claim BCH & BTG while keeping whole BTC blockchain? [duplicate]

I'm using the Bitcoin Core client on Ubuntu. I've got the whole ~170GB blockchain on my hard drive. I'd like to be able to claim my BCH and BTG while preserving that blockchain, though if I don't ...
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BITCOIN GOLD CLAIMING FROM BITCOIN STORED IN LEDGER HW1

prefork time of BTG ,i stored my bitcoins in LEDGER HW1 HARDWARE WALLET,STORED IN SEGWIT address.Coinomy NOT supporting segwit address stored bitcoins it only supporting legacy address stored bitcoins ...
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Get Bitcoin Gold from paper wallet [duplicate]

Now that bitcoin gold launched, I am looking for a way to get my BTG from the BTC paper wallet they were held at the forked block. I know Coinomi works, but it only has an android app... any other ...
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How to split BTG in electrum and send to new ledger nano s wallet

I currently have all my BTC on my electrum wallet, and I had them before the BTG fork. I haven't done anything regarding splitting since the fork, but now that I have the ledger nano s, I want to move ...
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My seed from Electrum has 12 + 2 extension words. Iconomi ask for 12

My seed from Electrum has 12 + 2 extension words. Iconomi ask for 12, 18 or so. How can i do to claim my BTG? Any way to convert 12+2 seed to bip39?
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How can I sell my Bitcoin Gold? Do any exchanges support BTG deposits?

Given I have Bitcoin Gold in my own wallet, what practical ways are there to trade this, either to other crypto-currencies or to fiat? Is there a list of exchanges that support Bitcoin Gold deposits?
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What is the secure, self-hosted wallet to redeem BTG (Bitcoin Gold)?

Hacking and being hacked is not cool I'm looking for a decent solution to redeem BTG. Ideally self-hosted and open source. I have 12 words seed phrase, BIP39, deterministic derivation path, etc... ...
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How to broadcast a Bitcoin Gold transaction

I'd like to broadcast a signed BTG transaction - In Bitcoin it's very easy to do with tools like coinb.in. Is there a public RPC/API endpoint similar to the following examples where you can broadcast ...
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Bitcoin Gold Ledger Derivation path

What derivation path for creating addresses is used in Ledger for BTG? Generated address from the device doesn't correspond the address from the path m/44'/0'/0'/0/0 that is shown for BTG in BIP39 for ...
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How to claim BTG from an Electrum wallet? [closed]

Claiming BTG after the Fork did not work I have tried : using Coinomi wallet,this way. I could not locate the address holding eligible for BTG value. All addresses i tried was contained no fund. In ...
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Forks to be aware of other than Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold?

I have now taken care of the Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold that I was given "for free" when the hard forks took place, and sent them to other wallets. Before getting rid of [*] my old Electrum ...
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Does Bitcoin Gold automatically appear in my ledger nano s wallet? [closed]

How do I get Bitcoin Gold into the Ledger Nano S Bitcoin Gold (Segwit) wallet?
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Claiming my BTG from my BTC private key

I have a BTC private key, how do I get my BTG? I have tried a few methods and tutorials but none seem to be working. And beside that, is there any working BTG explorer? All the ones I found seem to be ...
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If a BCH is mined do those coins go against the total 21 million supply

I wanted to find out when a fork happens does that mean there are double the amount of total coins added to the max original total of 21 million
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Help with bitcoin gold explorer: using explorer after fork [closed]

I tried to view my free BTG using the bitcoin address, but it doesn't recognize the address. The explorer was at: btgexplorer.com. Yet, when I try the same thing at bitcoingold.org, there they have a ...
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How does Bitcoin Gold difficulty adjustment work? [closed]

Bitcoin Gold claimed to have per-block difficulty adjustment, how does it work? I find this https://github.com/BTCGPU/BTCGPU/pull/151, but still don't understand how it work by change some parameters.
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Can I claim my bitcoin gold if I have used my bitcoins few days ago?

I had my bitcoins on blockchain.info when the fork happened. A few days ago I sold my bitcoins. Now I am wondering if there is a way I can claim my bitcoin gold? Blockchain.info support has said I can ...
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Looking for a generic wallet solution with focus on security [closed]

As above, I am looking for a coin agnostic wallet solution with all basic functionalities of a wallet, particularly multi-sig. Primary coin focus is on bitcoin, bitcoin cash, bitcoin gold, ethereum, ...
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BTG wallet or exchange with BIP39 seed import

Can anyone recommend a Bitcoin Gold exchange or SPV wallet for Linux that supports importing wallets from a BIP39 seed? The best I’ve found so far is a fork of Electrum that supports BTG for Windows ...
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How to claim Bitcoin Cash & Bitcoin Gold from paper wallet

Before the first Bitcoin fork (August 1st) I put all my Bitcoin into a paper wallet. I kind of forgot about it. Now I think I can claim Bitcoin cash as well. Now there has been another fork resulting ...
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How to split into BTC and BTG

I have bitcoin in blockchain.info (where i control the private keys) before 25 Oct. Which exchange/wallet can i use to split the bitcoin into BTC and BTG so that i can sell them separately before 1 ...
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Risk to Bitcoin balance when making Bitcoin Gold transactions

If Bitcoin Gold fails to implement replay protection, will I risk losing my Bitcoin when I make a Bitcoin Gold transaction? Assuming replay protection is not implemented properly, how can I protect ...
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Claim Bitcoin Gold from my paper wallet [duplicate]

I have asked similar questions in the past, But I didn't get a clear answer yet. I have my bitcoins in a paper wallet, Everywhere I am reading that exchanges like yobit,hitbtc etc will support bitcoin ...
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Will I be losing my BTG by sending BTC to bitfinex

I have my BTC in my trezor wallet (had it for a while before the BTG fork), now I would like to send some BTC to Bitfinex, but I am worried that if I do so, it will also send my BTG to the same ...
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Can I move my BTC back into an exchange and still collect BTG?

I'm new to all this, I exported my private key from my wallet (Exodus) but I don't know how any of this works. I'm just confused on how the private key works, wont the key be invalid if my BTC amount ...
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BTC on Mycelium to Bitcoin Gold?

I have some BTC on my Mycelium (Android) wallet and I was wondering if it's possible to now access (hopefully) my Bitcoin Gold. It seems I can't get the normal private keys off of Mycelium, but I have ...
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The Bitcoin-Gold fork came before I expected.... can I still access my BTG?

I transferred btc from gemini to a paper wallet around at 9:30pm Monday. Will I still be able to get my BTG? Where will they show up? I'm not sure when the "snapshot" was created.
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How does Bitcoin Gold implement replay protection?

The creators of Bitcoin Gold claim that they have implemented full replay protection. How does this replay protection work?
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Last time to send Bitcoin to Trezor before fork

What's the last safest time I can send bitcoins to my trezor for the upcoming bicoin gold fork? I'm asking because I want to maximise the benefit from price fluctuation on my exchange since I'm ...
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Why is the Bitcoin Gold Hardfork happening?

I haven't been following up on the story behind Bitcoin Gold. I wonder why this is a fork from the already created Bitcoin ledger, and why this cannot be a fork from the core software, and start their ...
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BTG from BTC in BlockChain Wallet

Is blockchain wallet able to give us BTG once have BTC in the wallet on the 25th of October 2017? I haven't found any confirmation from them and in the btg website there is no info about blockchain....
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Can I receive BTG to my BTC address after BTG hardfork?

I read that on 25. oct. 2017. the BTG hardfork will happen and every one holding BTC on their address will receive BTG for their BTC in 1:1 ratio. What happens if I have X amount of BTC on my address ...
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Bitcoin paper wallet and Bitcoincash withdrawal?

Let's say I have a bitcoin paper wallet with a public and a private key, with an amount of X bitcoin on it. On the 25th of November, the hardfork of bitcoin gold will take place, so I will get the ...
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Bitcoin Gold Fork - Replay Protection [closed]

I was reading on replay vulnerabilities introduced by forks which only implement opt-in replay protection. Let 'X' be the 'legacy chain' (BTC) and let 'Y' be the forked chain (BTG). Now, if I ...
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What is Bitcoin Gold?

There have been a lot of discussions about bitcoin-gold. What is it? I couldn't find an official website or something?
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Preparing for Bitcoin Gold

I have been holding a small amount of bitcoins on Coinbase and am deciding to move it to wallet. I wanted to be prepared for the Bitcoin Gold fork coming up in October and was curious about the best ...
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