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bitcoind is the command-line software for Bitcoin Core. It stands for "Bitcoin Daemon" where a daemon is any computer process which runs in the background ("service" in Windows terminology).

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Bitcoind isn't starting as system service for some reason

Have bitcoind.service file in /etc/systemd/system with the following contents: [Unit] Description=Bitcoin daemon After=network.target [Service] ExecStart=/media/user/2TB/.bitcoin/bitcoind-start.sh #...
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Running Bitcoind - prerequisites

Do I need to install the Bitcoin GUI and download the entire blockchain before being able to run bitcoind? The instructions ask us to directly run bitcoind -daemon , will this start downloading the ...
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User change for bitcoin core installation

I made a mistake and installed bitcoin core under the main system user “dog” in Linux (Debian). Now I am scratching my head thinking what I should do to change the user to “coindog” which would not be ...
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Why are torrc modifications required for a bitcoin hidden service on the wiki?

According to the wiki the torrc file requires the following settings: ControlPort 9051 CookieAuthentication 1 CookieAuthFileGroupReadable 1 However, if you simply run bitcoind.conf with onlynet=...
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Is there a method in the Bitcoin RPC API to view all transaction records of a given address?

I used the listtransactions method to get transaction records, but it returned an empty collection. Is it a configuration file problem or other reasons?
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Bitcoin-qt and Bitcoind see bitcoin.conf file differently

Using Bitcoin core 25.1 on Raspberry Pi. Have .bitcoin dir on external drive. Bitcoin-25.1 package after unarchiving came with bin folder containing Bitcoin-QT and Bitcoind binary files. Bitcoin.conf ...
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Moving the entire directory to new location for Bitcoin Core CLI

I use Bitcoin CLI and not the QT one, when syncing i used a external SSD to store blocksdata in SSD, obviously noob me didnt know of datadir function Now my Chainstate, txindex are in roaming folder ...
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Trying to run Esplora with existing electrs and bitcoind

I'm trying to run Esplora on a system that's already running bitcoind and electrs, both of which are working. Electrs is running on port 60001. echo '{"jsonrpc": "2.0", "...
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Intermittent connection issues - 'DataStream::read(): end of data: unspecified iostream_category error'

2 nodes run by me locally sometime connect sometime not and getting 'Connection refused' error on the node I am connecting from. On the node I am connecting to debug.log error message display the ...
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Build bitcoin-qt.exe on ubuntu 18.4

0.8.1 version and when i compile this version but successfully compiled but now i want to generate the window executable file(.exe) from bitcoin-0.8.1 version. so latest version and older bitcoin-0.8....
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Mempool not accepting transactions: 'reject-reason': 'insufficient fee'

I'm using Bitcoin Core, and for some reason, it doesn't want to accept transactions when I already have other transactions in the mempool, even if those transactions are using different UTxOs and they ...
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will bitcoind accept, hold, and rebroadcast a 1 sat/vbyte raw transaction via the RPC for a local wallet that won't fit in the mempool when submitted?

The questions What if the mempool exceeds 300 MB? , Does my node rebroadcast its mempool transactions on startup? , Why rebroadcasting transactions in the Bitcoin Core? , and rebroadcast unconfirmed ...
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Can I add Lightning-Core to bitcoin-qt full node?

I am interested in running lightning core, but the instructions say Bitcoind is required. I am running a full bitcoin-qt node on Linux Mint Ubuntu. Will lightning core work with qt or, if not, is ...
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How does bitcoin core API work locally (network) - bitcoinlib in python using too many web sockets

I'm trying to understand at a high level, the local network aspects of calling the bitcoin core api via bitcoinlib in python So the context around this question is that I wanted to work on some python ...
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Is it bad for a Bitcoin regtest address to have 1 as it's prefix

From the link below i read that it is dangerous for a Bitcoin regtest address to have 1 as it's prefix can someone explain why The link : Address starting with 2, what mode I am in?
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How I can install Bitcoin Core Light Node (not Full Node) on a CentOs server?

How I can install Bitcoin Core Light Node (not Full Node) on a CentOs server? That I can use it with bitcoind and bitcoind-cli and RPC (https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Original_Bitcoin_client/...
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Why does Bitcoin Core's `estimatesmartfee` return a higher feerate than necessary?

For past ~36 hours, the fees returned from bitcoind are very high compared to the fees returned by other estimators, for instance the mempool.space explorer. It is also much higher than the feerate of ...
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How to create own crypto currency like bitcoin? [closed]

I would like to create a crypto currency like bit coin. So is there any step by step guide or procedure that will help me to create ones? It would be appreciated if you provide me that.
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How can I add more OP_RETURN outputs to a PSBT transaction?

I want to fund a PSBT transaction that I created with Bitcoin rust. It looks like there is no such function to do that as the Creator is the only one that can set the inputs and outputs. There is an ...
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Prioritize whitelist LAN Connections

With bitcoind I have whitelisted local connections with whitelist=10.0.0.0/8 in bitcoin.conf on my server. When I launch bitcoin-qt on my laptop (only has one peer the server) it does not sync any ...
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CLN config file unrecognized options

I'm trying to get CLN connected to a running Bitcoin Core node, but it is telling me I have unrecognized options in my config file. I thought the problem was that the data directory for the bitcoin ...
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Electrs server setup for local network

I have a machine (192.168.1.66) on a local network serving Electrs that's syncd to the tip (netstat -ntlp shows that electrs listening on 127.0.0.1:50001). But I have another machine (192.168.1.68) ...
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How to avoiding restart of Initial Block Download after rebooting bitcoind

I successfully completed the Initial Block Download (IBD) with bitcoind, which took about two weeks. However, after shutting down and restarting bitcoind, it seems to have initiated the IBD process ...
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I Can't Get Inbound Connections to My Node

I recently set up a Bitcoin Core Node on a Raspberry Pi. It is fully caught up to the chain tip and has 10 outbound connections. I am using bitcoind to configure the node and have not been able to get ...
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How to build a bitcoin fullnode and light node using docker image?

I used the image "fullnode/bitcoin" to build a node of bitcoin. It runs successfully and I can see the debug.log. The node begin to Sync ledger(blocks). I want to know how I can judge one ...
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Bitcoin Core Node Stops Continuously

I've recently setup a Raspberry Pi 4 to run as a Bitcoin Core node. I've noticed that after starting Bitcoin Core is shuts down after a short period of time. My first thought was that the Pi was going ...
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Wallet transaction not confirming in blocksonly mode

I sent transaction with bitcoin-cli: bitcoin-cli sendtoaddress tb1q3qlv7k648hec866a0x395hq0h3sqcg2lrq5r0k 0.001 As an answer I've got transaction Id. But it still has no confirmation (a few hours). ...
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Having issues when starting Lnd. Lncli create command provides no output

I have lnd running on MacOs (m2 machine) with Bitcoind as a back end. Bitcoin is in my external SSD drive. When I start Lnd, I am able to get to the lncli create option, but the lmcli create command ...
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Listunspent does not return all utxos [duplicate]

I am using Bitcoin Core to get all UTXOs for watchonly imported addresses. The strategy is the following: I load a new wallet await client.execute("loadwallet", ["testwallet"]) I ...
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P2WSH Bitcoin Core Witness Script Empty Error

I am trying to spend a P2WSH output. Here are the steps I have taken: I have created a P2WSH output via bitcoin-cli. These are the details of the P2WSH output: Type V0_P2WSH scriptPubKey (asm) OP_0 ...
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How to buy BTC with a non custodial wallet directly?

I apologize if this question does not make sense. But please correct me if I'm incorrect. If someone has a US Bank with a positive balance and has created a wallet using the bitcoin core "bitcoin-...
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bitcoind still running after 'bitcoin-cli stop'

I'm running Debian 11, all updates installed. 12gb RAM, massive internal SSD for storage. $ /usr/local/bin/bitcoin-25.0/bin/bitcoin-cli stop has worked well shutting down bitcoind on my computer until ...
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Why is hosting a public bitcoind RPC node not more popular?

Seems like it would be a great way to expand the usability of Bitcoin, i.e. tell your friends to send their transactions to your node when they are not at home and then their client software only ...
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How to replicated the 256 MiB memory "Bare Minimum" setup of `bitcoind` from bitcoin.org

I was interested in using a Raspberry Pi Zero W to run the claimed "Bare Minimum (With Custom Settings)" install of bitcoind on either Gentoo or Linux From Scratch. It was suggested that it ...
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It necessary to stop bitcoind when I shutdown Linux server? It will stop safely by it own?

I run bitcoind on mini pc using Debian as headless server -auto run by cron and without connect monitor-. Normally when I want shutdown, I do "bitcoin-cli stop" then "shutdown now"....
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Where does Bitcoin Core implement announcement of blocks optionally by `cmpctblock` or `inv` messages?

In BIP152 implementation note Nodes MAY impose additional requirements on when they announce new blocks by sending cmpctblock messages. For example, nodes with limited outbound bandwidth MAY choose ...
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Bitcoin node : importprivkey does not import all getnewaddress previously created

I have a problem with my bitcoin wallet recovery process. I have a wallet with thousand of address attached created with RPC method 'getnewaddress'. I would like to have a recovery process for this ...
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More detailed historical trx info (fee, sat per byte, transferred value in trx, from, to) from electrumx server?

I run bitcoin full node and Electrumx server over it for getting historical data. The methods that I frequently used were "blockchain.scripthash.get_history" and "blockchain.transaction....
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How to remove a tx from local node mempool that's been removed from all other node

I'm running a fullnode with electrumx on top for indexing. I've noticed that sometimes, due to low fee, a tx gets dropped from mempool after some hours/days. However, it stays for longer periods in my ...
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Is versionbit 28 on testnet something that can be disregarded?

My testnet node is displaying a value in the getblockchaininfo warnings field related to versionbit 28, which I see referenced in various threads going back years. The angles I'm trying to address are:...
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What is the best way to restart bitcoind after a bitcoin.conf change (Ubuntu 23.10)

I'm curious about the recommended way to restart a systemd service after a configuration change or if there is any particular issue with running sudo service bitcoin restart to have the config change ...
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Can I safely share my bitcoind instance for separate LND instances of different users?

Currently I have my own full bitcoind node running on a VPS and an LND instance connecting to it and working fine. However I am thinking, what if I share access to my bitcoind node to some other users ...
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NodeJS code to deobfuscate chainstate data

I am currently working on a Blockchain trading platform for a company and I want to have all the unspent output saved to a local database by reading the contents of chainstate folder but I couldn't ...
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Bitcoin-cli keeps crashing around block 810180 and will always restart at block 809941

So I'm downloading and syncing the blockchain using bitcoin core. Whenever it teaches block 810810, the terminal will just close by itself and then I restart the node, it will start syncing from block ...
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How to get block height from CTransactionRef object in Bitcoin C++ code?

I'm working with the Bitcoin core code. I have a CTransactionRef object and I'm trying to determine what the block height of the block containing the transaction is. What would be the most efficient ...
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Understanding Bitcoin - Usage of Merkle Trees

I'm currently learning about the Bitcoin blockchain. I've come across the concept of Merkle trees in the context of Bitcoin. I understand that Merkle trees are used to verify the integrity of the data,...
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bitcoin-cli getrawtransaction not working as expected?

So I'm trying to set up a full bitcoin node. I compiled bitcoin core fine and I created a config file. I want to download the entire history of the blockchain, so I created a bitcoin.conf file in my ./...
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How should I be using rpcbind and rpcallowip (bitcoin.conf)

I have been very confused on how to use the rpcbind and rpcallowip arguments for bitcoind. I have a bitcoin core node running on a raspberrypi and I want it to accept json-rpc calls from one of my ...
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Transaction in local mempool not broadcasted further

I created a bitcoin transaction from lnd (lncli sendcoins), and it seems to be created successfully and I can see it in my local bitcoind mempool: bitcoin-cli getmempoolentry abdctxid { "vsize&...
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Bitcoin Mainnet Initialization Crash

I am trying to initialize a fully functional working mainnet node. The initial download with bitcoind works fine until the cache reaches around 600MiB. After which it crashes. The entire 600MiB is ...
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