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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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hi ı have this file in my old harddire ı found it (wallet.Id_6800006af6b0147.dat) and cannot open with bitcoincore how canı use it?

hi ı have this file in my old harddrive ı found it (wallet.Id_6800006af6b0147.dat) and cannot open with bitcoincore how can ı use it?
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TRUC transactions (version = 3) general availability

Given that "2 package RBF" and "V3 transactions" are merged in the main branch, which release TRUC transactions would be available? Thank you! Relevant PRs: https://github.com/...
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Sparrow with Keystone Pro and Bitcoin Core

I originally set up Sparrow with a Keystone 3 Pro, and have been using public endpoints. Recently, I set up a Bitcoin Core node in my house. I can successfully connect Sparrow to the node, but all ...
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Sparrow to Remote Bitcoin Core 403 issue

Sparrow v1.9.1 Bitcoin Core v27.0 When trying to connect remotely from Sparrow to my remote Bitcoin Core node, I am getting: Could not connect: Server returned HTTP response code: 403 for URL: http://...
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Why does bitcoin core has to reindex the chainstate directory in some cases?

I was reading that some people were able to migrate their old index directories to a new machine and not needing to reindex. But for me it acts as if the chainstate directory is "corrupt", ...
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Can I setup a private testnet full node to reduce the testnet gas?

As the title described, I want to set up a bitcoin private testnet full node, in order to reduce the gas I send the transaction.(the transaction I sent to my node can be mined by my node. But I think ...
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What's the difference between the 3 index directories "blocks/index/", "bitcoin/indexes" and "chainstate"?

What's the difference between the 3 index directories I have in Bitcoin Core: bitcoin/blocks/index/ 129 MB bitcoin/indexes/ 59 GB bitcoin/chainstate/ 5 GB The size of "bitcoin/blocks/index/"...
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How is the progress field of Bitcoin Core's synchronisation/Initial Block Download debug logs calculated?

The debug.log file during Inital Block Download (IBD) typically includes something like the following1: 2023-09-09T10:04:32Z UpdateTip: new best=...
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How can I recover bitcoin core wallet after encryption with password?

I have backup of wallet.dat file before I encrypted it with password. I also do know the password. I deleted my server and all thing has gone but I have back up of wallet.dat file in computer. I send ...
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Can I use "walletnotify" to watch outgoing transactions from a watch-only wallet?

I have a watch-only descriptor wallet. I'm interested in getting notified when funds are sent from this wallet. By looking at the code for walletnotify it seems like this is only called when funds are ...
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Why changing Bitcoin Cap Limit Is Not Possible

To alter the Bitcoin blockchain protocol, such as increasing the Bitcoin cap, a consensus among the majority (95%) of participants is necessary due to decentralization and the consensus mechanism. ...
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Connecting bitcoind and BTC RPC Explorer in docker

Apologies if this isn't so much a bitcoin question, as a docker or RPC explorer one. Although my trouble seems to be correctly exposing bitcoind RPC so I'm hoping someone might be able to illuminate ...
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why synchronization multibit heavy

I have a Multivit wallet that had some Bitcoin in it, but the synchronization is very heavy. What should I do to be able to send it?
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Bitcoind node is stuck

My node got stuck a week ago it was version 26 I updated to version 27 and re-downloaded whole chain. My node is stuck ant block 840959. I tried reboot whole server. I dont want to reindex all again, ...
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BTC to LND Node Transfer Not Showing yet on node's wallet after almost two weeks?

I realize that this may or may not be a question to ask of the Umbrel developers but I have to sadly report to you all that they rarely answer any posts on their forum. Please help us with this ...
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How can I sign custom tapscript leaf using bitcoind `walletprocesspsbt` rpc endpoint?

I have taproot output which can be spend through 3 different script paths. In general all of those script paths are some kind of multisig. In my wallet I have key which is part of those multi-sigs. ...
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Is it possible to run RPC commands without installing the entire Bitcoind

I am interested to run bitcoin mining https://github.com/jgarzik/pyminer/blob/master/pyminer.py , I understand that it inherently calls bitcoind to run some RPC commands to broadcast once a nonce is ...
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Fixing 'Connection Reset by Peer' Error When Calling bitcoind REST API in a Container

Problem: Unable to Access bitcoind REST API from Host Machine Description: I have bitcoind installed in a container, and I can successfully make REST API calls from within the container. However, when ...
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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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