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Questions tagged [bitcoin-qt-setup]

[Bitcoin-Qt-Setup] collects questions about building, compiling, installing and debugging Bitcoin-Qt.

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Does Bitcoin Core v0.17.0 run on native wayland?

I'm trying to run bitcoin core v0.17.0 on Wayland on Fedora 29. When I run bitcoin-qt I receive Warning: Ignoring XDG_SESSION_TYPE=wayland on Gnome. Use QT_QPA_PLATFORM=wayland to run on Wayland ...
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How to recover Bitcoin sent to example address on Bitcoin.org info page

Please, I am very new and accidentally loaded funds into a sample wallet on the Bitcoin.org information site instead of my personal wallet. This happened October 11, 2018. Would you please help ...
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Find my block chain

How can I find all of my lost bitcoin accounts and transfer the funds? I was just recently made aware that there are multiple Bitcoin accounts in my name and a block chain. I don't know where to go ...
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Failed to build Bitcoin Core from source, Ubuntu 17.10

I'm building from source v0.16.0 on Ubuntu 17.10 I cloned the repo, checked out on v0.16.0, ran ./autogen.sh followed by ./configure CXXFLAGS="--param ggc-min-expand=1 --param ggc-min-heapsize=32768" ...
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Getting Started With Script

I would like to manually write a few locking and unlocking scripts to get a deeper feel for that part of the network. What is the simplest step-by-step set of instructions to set up everything needed ...
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How to listen to an address or transaction_id continuously?

I am running bitcoin core on my node. I have two questions. 1) I want to get notified whenever there a new transaction in the blockchain. 2) If I give an address, I should get all the details about ...
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Splitting BTC and BCH from cold storage using bitcoin core wallet sending to exodus

I had BTC long before the forks of BCH (bitcoin cash) and any of the others. I wanted to finally split some BCH off of my BTC and so this is what I attempted to do Bitcoin Core Wallet Send to Exodus ...
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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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txtnindex=1 but balances still zero?

I'm running a full node (v0.16.0). I added txnindex=1 to my configuration file and restarted the Bitcoin-Qt. It took 2+ days to build the index but when I check addresses with known final balances>0 ...
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Creating exe using altcoin fork - Getting error in ssh connection

I have stuck in one point which is related to create exe using gitian. I have created virtual machine with gitian user and i can login using ssh cmd: ssh gitian@localhost -p 22222 But now When I ...
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How to properly terminate a bitcoin-qt process?

I run my bitcoin-qt on headless raspberrypi where it runs pretty smoothly. The Issue starts when Marco gui crashes via vnc so the Bitcoin-qt GUI is hanging although that deamon is still running as a ...
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How to run Bitcoin Core behind corporate proxy?

I'm want to run Bitcoin Core client on TestNet and I need to config it for using under corporate proxy. Since I'm using Squid to set proxy for my system I should set "localhost:3128" somewhere... but ...
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Passphrase works in Bitcoin QT, but does not in Bitcoin Core

I found an usb stick with a wallet.dat. There is also an old notebook with Bitcoin Wallet v.8.6-beta on it. Unfortunately I can't sync it on my old notebook and therefore I am not able to send BTC to ...
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How to start Bitcoin-qt with Bitcoin Cash?

First of all I do not trust online wallets so I download full blockchain with Bitcoin-ABC. Unfortunaly bitcoin-abc does not contain bitcoin-qt binary. So my question is it possible to start original ...
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Wallet encrypted in old version, not accepting password

bit of a multi point question this I have a wallet from 2013, encrypted with bitcoin qt, i've opened it in bitcoin core, but cant un-encrypt it. I'm sure I have the right pw, but it keeps saying ...
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How to save the bitcoin core (bitcoin-qt) database for later?

Say I've received some Bitcoin using the Bitcoin Core wallet on some linux machine. Say I'm done playing for now. So now I want to free some disk space by deleting the huge database from this machine ...
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Does GNOME or KDE desktop enviroment matter, at running a BitcoinCore node?

I have just installed Debian 9 (my first linux OS), and I am now choosing my Desktop enviroment. I have doubts at choosing between GNOME and KDE. I know that both are conpatible with BitcoinCore, but ...
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Why is Protoc 3.0.0 breaking Make Install of Bitcoin source?

I am trying to build bitcoin from source, and am running into some problems with protoc, when I run sudo make install on the source code I get a version error for protoc: sudo make install Making ...
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bitcoin.conf file on mac

I have installed bitcoin core on mac and accessed the config file from the preferences tab on the bitcoin-qt. Now, I have started testnet on it by the below settings. testnet=1 server=1 rpcuser=...
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Is there a guide to uninstall bitcoin core ? Installation mess

Hi i'm wanting to do a full uninstall of bitcoin core and to follow a book that i've recently bought on programming on the bitcoin blockchain. I've tried removing all the data and running: sudo ...
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Issues connecting a Bitcoin-Qt Wallet to a local node

I have a bitcoin-core node running on a Raspberry Pi on my local network. The node is publically visible and running fine (I can see it on bitnodes.21.co - it has connections and is synced to the ...
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How to compile Bitcoin-Qt as an .exe on Ubuntu?

After struggeling with the dependencies for a while, I finally managed to compile Bitcoin-Qt on my Ubuntu machine. I used the following commandos for compiling: ./autogen.sh ./configure -with-gui ...
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How to build Bitcoin binaries for Windows on Ubuntu using cross-compile

I am trying to build Bitcoin 0.13 for Windows. I've always used this guide for building previous versions. Now seems that developers have changed their mind regarding Windows, and the new way seems ...
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Addresses appear empty in QT wallet, but not in the blockchain

I tried to move from qt to electrum, so I opened a new electrum wallet and transfer a small amount to it. This worked fine, so I tried to transfer all the rest. Now - the qt wallet appears to be ...
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Where is blockchain located on mac for Bitcoin-Qt?

My machine could not handle the Bitcoin-Qt blockchain and i need to delete it but i cannot find where it is located. I have tried to cd to ~/.bitcoin and ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/ but no ...
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Altcoin Wallet Warning: Virus Alert Coinstealer in it! Why?

I have compiled this Altcoin completetly from Source: https://github.com/globaltoken/globaltoken After i got a Compiled .exe File I uploaded it to Virustotal. The Result was nothing, Clean Wallet :) ...
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bitcoin-qt (master branch) shutdown delay on debian stretch

Following a bitcoin core issue on debian stretch which was resolved on the master branch, I am now running a pre-release test build. Each time I exit bitcoin-qt, I have to wait about 5 minutes until ...
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Rejected transaction

What means this: "Transaction rejected by our node. Reason: Non-canonical signature: High S Value". It came after trying to send BTC to my new Qt-wallet from old synchronised wallet (version 0.8), ...
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Fatal Error Help/Advice

I've salvaged my old netbook with Windows XP and have been able to access a couple of Bitcoins that a friend sent me back in 2011 (!) when he was getting into this new cryptocurrency thing. BTC was ...
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Why doesn't bitcoind verify blocks like bitcoin qt?

I have downloaded the full bitcoin blockchain using bitcoin-qt. When I run bitcoin-qt, it verifies the blocks for about a minute, then it runs without any issues. The issue is when I try to run ...
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My Bitcoin Qt is behind 7 years and 32 weeks

My Bitcoin Qt is behind 7 years and 32 weeks... I'm new to all this so I wonder: if I shut down the pc, is the sync gonna continue or will it restart from the beginning? And.. how can I get my ...
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Changing from the standard directory Bitcoin-Qt/Bitcoin-Core uses, to a remote disk (MacOSX) [duplicate]

I'm currently downloading the Blockchain on Bitcoin-Qt and i'd like to change from the standard directory Bitcoin-Qt stores the data (on mac) = ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/ to a ...
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is there a way to run bitcoin-qt and point it to a local testnet?

I'm running a small testnet locally with this project: http://github.com/freewil/bitcoin-testnet-box but I'm having trouble pointing bitcoin-qt to the blockchain that I created locally myself, so I ...
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0 active connection to bitcoin network (testnet)

I am working with the testnet. I downloaded the bitcoin-core application on Linux and I am running the version Bitcoin Core version v0.12.1.0-g9779e1e (64-bit) I was able to download the bitcoin block,...
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Where does bitcoin-qt store it's initial settings

I installed bitcoin-qt (v 0.12.1) on Kubuntu 15.10. When starting it the first time the GUI asked me for the datadir. I set it to an external disk. Where are this settings stored? There is no bitcoin....
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How do i get info from Bitcoin QT 0.7 to Bitcoin QT 0.11?

I'm having trouble with Bitcoin QT 0.11 not automatically extracting address info from my Bitcoin QT 0.7. When I try to open my Bitcoin QT wallet it comes up with an error code saying it is to unsafe ...
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How do I relocate my bitcoin data in bitcoin-qt to save space?

I am a rather new Bitcoin user, running bitcoin-qt on Linux. However, due to limited disk space, the application is taking up too much of my drive. I'm guessing this is due to the ever-expanding ...
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Is there any way to contact the makers of bitcoin qt and bitcoin core?

Would like to talk to the makers of bitcoin qt and bitcoin core. I have googled but cant find an email address or a way of contact!
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Bitcoin-qt bitcoin.conf location? [duplicate]

I have Bitcoin-qt installed and running on an external Hard Drive. Where should I put the bitcoin.conf file so I can configure it with the server setting, user, and password?
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Bitcoin core does not have all unconfirmed transactions

I am running bitcoinqt and checking for new transaction for payments I made using getrawmempool. Payments were made NOT from/to the mentioned bitcoinqt wallet address. As I see some my unconfirmed ...
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Bitcoin-QT issues with non standard filesystem

I'm having issues with blockchain catchup that I believe to be related to the underlying file system. Symptoms: Significantly behind the network, start client and begin catchup. Catchup proceeds for ...
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bitcoinlib 'There was a problem sending the request to the wallet'

I've configured the bitcoin.conf and web.config file in visual studio to match, and I keep getting the above exception, also getting this when I run it... 'No connection could be made because the ...
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Run bitcoin-qt at startup of Windows server

I am running bitcoin-qt on my server. I use .Net library to query it through windows services. It all works when I start bitcoin-qt manually. But if the server is restarted, I see that it is running ...
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Can I ignore the blocks directory for time machine backups on OSX?

After installing Bitcoin-QT I have over 40GB of files in the ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin. It seems that the most important file there is wallet.dat. Does it mean that I can exclude from time ...
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Running another instance of bitcoin-qt dedicated to testnet/regtest?

Is it possible to run another instance of bitcoin-qt dedicated to testnet/regtest? If so, how do i do this? My question is similar to "Running two bitcoind instances for different nets," but I want ...
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Runaway exception on 0.9.3 Bitcoin client startup 64 bit Windows 7

After I install my Bitcoin client (0.9.3 64 bit on Win7) I can run it one time without problems. It won’t start up a second time, though, and terminate with the following error: EXCEPTION: ...
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Is it possible to specify a default change address?

Is it possible to enable default change address on my bitcoin-qt (aka bitcoin-core) client? I'm using a webservice that monitors my balance (based on public keys) and whenever I send a transaction my ...
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When compiling qt ld.exe: cannot find -ldb_cxx

When compiling bitcoin-qt on windows I get through qmake "USE_UPNP=-" bitcoin-qt.pro but when I run make -f Makefile.Release it returns ld.exe: cannot find -ldb_cxx which I am pretty sure is ...
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How to compile Bitcoin-Qt from GitHub source on Arch Linux?

Here are the instructions I have created so far: Install the necessary dependencies pacman -S boost boost-libs openssl db base-devel qrencode qt4 automoc4 Clone the GitHub repository: git clone ...
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How can I compile bitcoin on debian 7.x Wheezy? Missing libmemenv.a

In the bitcoin leveldb branch, the file libmemenv.a is missing. Because the debian leveldb package does not include it, bitcoin will not compile on debian systems. Is there any workaround? Will you ...