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Can I read blockchain's information from Electrum's python console?

I wanted to use Electrum's python console, but the documentation just gives a few examples. Is there a more complete documentation about python commands inside Electrum ? Main tasks I currently want ...
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how multi sample run bitcoin-qt on windows

c:\data\bitcoin-qt -wallet=c:\dir\wal\ -datadir=c:\btcdata\ and c:\data\bitcoin-qt -wallet=c:\dir\wal2\ -datadir=c:\btcdata2\ take error sqlitedatabase: unable to obtain an exclusive lock on the ...
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CLI Tool or API for btc address generation given a xpub

I'd like to script a short tool on the commandline. Therefore I need all used addresses of my wallets derived from a given xpubs. Don't like to implement it by myself. Is there an already implemented ...
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How can I -abort ./bitcoind -reindex-chainstate?

I made files re-accessible. Now we could return to a later, already synchronized state with the files. I tried to put ./bitcoind -reindex-chainstate=0, also in a bitcoin.conf, also directly calling ...
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Preparing a transaction with many outpts

What would be the exact command to prepare a transaction with multiple outputs, to a specific address? I'm able to list all my outputs with lightning-cli listfunds, but I'm not sure how to include ...
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signmessage and verifymessage CLI commands not accepting Address from getnewaddress?

I am trying the following commands on my v0.19.0.1 Core implementation: CLI signmessage $(CLI getnewaddress) <message> and the identical CLI signmessagewithprivkey $(bitcoin-cli dumpprivkey $(...
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In bitcoin-cli getpeerinf call what does "-1" mean as a "synced_headers" or "synced_blocks" value?

Sometimes I see this in getpeerinfo: "synced_headers": -1, "synced_blocks": -1, sometimes it's only synced blocks at -1. What does that mean?
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How to use bitcoin from the command line in Windows?

Do there exist any stable and audited bitcoin wallets that can be used from the cli on Windows? I have looked but have been unable to find any that I can use for automated tasks.
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Unexpected behaviour Bitcoin RPC getbalance

I am seeing a smaller amount of BTC when I run ./bitcoin-cli getbalance compared to ./bitcoin-cli getbalance "" Here is the documentation on GetBalance from the BTC wiki, which highlights why I am ...
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Delete a specific private key from an Electrum 3.3.8 wallet via the command line?

I imported a few private keys into my electrum wallet via the command line. Now I want to delete these specific private keys from electrum 3.3.8 - What is the command to delete these keys from my ...
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Sweep all functionality for a Bitcoin Lightning private key using mobile, desktop, or cli wallet?

Bitcoin wallets have a sweep all function to transfer all coins from one private key to another. Is there such a feature in a bitcoin lightning wallet where you can sweep all coins from a lightning ...
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Electrum: Transaction Error with Restored Wallet

I am trying to import my bitcoin privatekey to my electrum wallet and use that wallet to create transactions. I restored the wallet using the command electrum restore <private key> The restore ...
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How to load multiple wallet ? Proper way to handle multiple wallet like account wise wallet

I am trying understand the multiple wallet.I took the reference from this link What I want to do ? Right now in single wallet we can create multiple accounts and each accounts can have multiple ...
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I can't send a transaction from electrums cli

I am trying to send a transaction in the cli using electrum with the command ~$ electrum --testnet payto mvYrQck9VfujSanmwvQxiLab3fLuywGdvh 0.01 -f 0.002 Password: (I entered the correct password ...
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How to broadcast transaction through Bitcoin-cli on public node

I have my Bitcoin WIF on a mobile application, and I want to use a Bitcoin-cli node running externally on a server to broadcast my transaction request from my mobile device. I cannot use SendToAddress ...
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Bitcoin-cli how to get balance of a wallet on different node?

I am making a bitcoin mobile application, and I an trying to get the balance of a wallet that is on the mobile phone, from a daemon that is running on a separate node. The mobile wallet is connected ...
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getblocktemplate returns out of memory

I tried on a few different machines, vps etc. Also, few different altcoin litecoin included. Most were with 4 GB of ram, if this matters. Every time when I enter the command getblocktemplate , I get ...
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Electrum Gap Limit from CLI

Is there any way to change wallet gap limit in Electrum from command line? If yes, how? If not, could it be bypassed using some kind of external script? I really need to avoid GUI. Thank you in ...
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sendtoaddress not deducting from account

I have two accounts called "hot" and "cold" and have few address and transactions in each of them. I am trying to move some funds between "hot" to "cold" and using sendtoaddress like this bitcoin-...
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Creating watch wallet from master public key at command line?

I know that by electrum -w WALLET_PATH create a usual wallet can be created. I'm now looking for way to create wallet file from master public key. Question Given I have master master public key, e....
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Where is documentation for the CLI for the GameCredits Core for Windows?

I am using GameCredits. I installed the node software locally and synced all the content. However, no helpfile seems to come with the software and I don't know how to start. I am quite new to this ...
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How to spend from the "master_private_key": “df484533kf5mzv83892a234a44ae9z83m832987a82mqwmdkks018121204v95las9"

I made a backup of an outdated command line interface BTC wallet, here is an example: "master_private_key": “df484533kf5mzv83892a234a44ae9z83m832987a82mqwmdkks018121204v95las9" How can I import this ...
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Standard CLI tool to calculate a public key out of a private key

Is there a standard, or at least well-accepted, CLI tool that calculates the public key out of a private key? I've done my homework erading How do you get a Bitcoin Public Key from a Private Key, but ...
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Getting current Bitcoin Fees from Command LIne?

I have a shell script, that fetches current bitcoin fees from https://bitcoinfees.21.co/ with this command: curl -sS -L --insecure https://bitcoinfees.21.co/api/v1/fees/recommended When I run this ...
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