Questions tagged [client]

This tag should be used for questions regarding Bitcoin clients. A client is any application which allows a user to connect to the Bitcoin (or alternate) network. Alternately, "client" may refer to a non-standard user interface which interacts with the Bitcoin network through a standard client.

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Remove descriptor from a Bitcoin Core wallet

I had accidentally imported descriptors into a wallet that I didn't mean to import to in Bitcoin Core. From what I can tell, the only way I can remove this descriptor from that wallet is to delete the ...
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How can I manually connect a bitcoin network and create a bitcoin account?

I am not sure that I'm 100% technically correct, but I want to create a key value pair which is essentially my Bitcoin account. Please correct me if I am wrong. So what does it take me to make my ...
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How can I query for all OP_RETURN data starting at a specific block height (or hash)

I'm working on a "light client" for ION (Identity Overlay Network), and I'd like to see if there is a better method to grab the OP_RETURN data that it needs in order to build state. ...
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Transaction pending unconfirmed for a very long time --- Done with Bcoiner App

I sent bitcoin to someone 8 days ago and since then no confirmations have been done but myself someone sent bitcoin sameday and got many confirmations sametime. So i tried to resend the bitcoin about ...
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Bitcoin payments without storing blockchain

I want create a program that receives payments via bitcoin and sends them to other addresses. I'm going to generate unique address for each payment, then check if there are transactions with outputs ...
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Is it not possible to have password reset feature in Bitcoin Core Wallet?

I would like to know why there is no feature to retrieve forgot password or reset with a new password ? Thanks
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IP's in the new and tried table for bitcoin nodes

I was curious what IP's are stored in the new and the tried tables in the bitcoin nodes when the peers have onion addresses.
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Is there any web3.py equivalent for Bitcoin?

Is there a good python library to connect to my locally running bitcoin node and query it? Such as view data block by block, txs, network difficulty at the time of each block, and other parameters? ...
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Is there any hope for Bitcoins mined in early 2009? [duplicate]

Back in 2009, on the advice of a friend, I started mining Bitcoin. I also remember the exact period. It was in the period from the end of March 2009. until May 31, 2009. That year, on May 31, I moved ...
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WBTC to bitcoin transaction how-to? From MetaMask to Electrum

I'm not using MetaMask nor WBTC myself but am looking to receive Bitcoin from that source and want to understand how this is accomplished. From what I gather, the WBTC must be unwrapped (or converted) ...
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Which rpc command is used when solo mining to submit successful hash <= target?

Basically I am trying to know which command is to be used when attempting to submit a block to the network (amongst other things). Q1. Is the command bitcoin-cli submitheader or bitcoin-cli ...
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Where does a Client in Bitcoin Read From?

I can understand how Bitcoin replication mechanism work profoundly (i.e. the write operations). However, I don't understand the read operation from a client's point of view (a client is called a user ...
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Is the coinbase automatically generated by the getblocktemplete rpc call?

I'm working on a mining script and i just want to really be certain for sure as I wouldn't want to waste Time & resources. Q1 - Is the coinbase transaction automatically generated by the ...
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How to create a Transaction with or without scriptPubKey?

I'm using the bitcore-lib-cash to attempt to create an instance of Transaction (_fromNonP2SH). Transaction.prototype._fromNonP2SH = function(utxo) { var clazz; utxo = new UnspentOutput(utxo); if ...
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Watch incoming transaction with node.js

I would like to watch a set of Bitcoin addresses and be able to execute some logic as they receive a payment. According to this answer it can be done using blockchain.info: const Socket = require('...
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Can't sync to Bitcoin Network

I'm a newbie to this community. I have been trying to download all the blocks and be a full node, but I cannot connect to peers. I checked my firewall and there seems no problem, and tried to add node ...
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Is it or will it be doable to generate an identity without running a full ION node (without depending even on Bitcoin Core pruned)?

Is it or will it be doable to generate an identity without running a full ION node (without depending even on Bitcoin Core pruned)?? Can it be done that future light ION clients do not depend on a ...
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Bitcoin Core 21.1 still no coin for me?

I have it setup i think on Windows 10 64 bit setup the wallets and encrypted it its been running solid for 8 hours and my bitcoin is showing 0.0000000 BTC still both available and pending what am i ...
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I withdrawed a small amount of BTC from Coinbase Pro to Electrum and it was immediately sent to another address

Weird... I took out a small amount of BTC from Coinbase Pro, generated a new receiving address in Electrum, and as soon as the transaction came in, the BTC was transferred to an address which I do not ...
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Lost Bitcoins Help [duplicate]

years and years ago I invested in bitcoins and I also got some free for signing up somewhere and since then I have had a new phone and don’t even have that computer anymore so now I am unsure of how ...
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How does miner order transactions?

I understand that miners can do whatever they are pleased to do. Either include 0 transaction or 1000 transactions in the block before mining. But I assume majority of the nodes run the same set of ...
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Internals of bitcoin block replication workflow from wallet, and conflict resolution

If I initiate a transaction from my wallet, does my transaction go to only one node? Does wallet client send to multiple nodes? What happens if no miner decides to include my transaction? Would my ...
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When exactly does Bitcoin transaction batch happen?

I need some help understanding the Bitcoin internal... The basic idea is: The miner assembles N transactions into a block (rather than creating a consensus for every single transaction). And hash ...
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How to develop bitcoin sidechains/second layer solutions?

If I have an idea for a use case that requires transparency and ultra-secure final settlement, how do I go about programming this to be a side chain/2nd layer solution on the bitcoin network? Is there ...
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How can blockchain prevent bad transaction script [duplicate]

Novice here trying to understand blockchain and transactions. I was reading about the scripts to verify the ownership of UTXO and understand that, this script actually can be client-defined. What if a ...
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Is there a way to list Unspent transactions for a BTC address that is not part of the Wallet, without importing the address to Wallet [duplicate]

Is there a way to list Unspent transactions for a BTC address that is not part of the Wallet, without importing the address to Wallet. I am looking for a rpc function similar to listunspent which is ...
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Triying to help grandpa recover his bitcoins [duplicate]

Back in 2013 my grandfather bought BTC. Wallet.dat file was lost most likely due to pc formatting. He would like to recover his wallet or bitcoins or whatever is possible I don't understand much about ...
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Bitcoin HD Wallet using C#

What packages do I need to use for creating Bitcoin HD Wallet in C# using BIP44? How can I connect to a remote Bitcoin Node to read all the deposit transactions received by various child addresses in ...
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I am working on a Bitcoin HD Wallet implementation in C#, Trying to build a HD Wallet offline for subscribed users following BIP44

I am working on a Bitcoin HD Wallet implementation in C#, Trying to build a HD Wallet offline for subscribed users following BIP44. Is there a way use a remote node for looking at the Received ...
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Is it possible to capture network events without going full-node?

You might find my question rather quixotic or nonsense. But I have to ask it here. I want to capture all the transactions propagated over the main network and detect if a new block mined. I don't want ...
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Money sent to wallet was removed in unexpected second transaction 30 minutes later

I got sent bitcoins to my cake address then the coins went into the account as unconfirmed for about half an hour then they were sent to another address, and the confirmations have finished and i dont ...
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Wallet's dollar value of transaction is WILDLY off my actual dollar payment

I was using Safepal Wallet and moved my funds to Trust Wallet. I am currently tracking those original transactions for tax purposes next year. I was simply using hash/txid provided in the transaction ...
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What does a wallet do?

What are the actual requirements for a bitcoin transaction? Not the simple inputs, outputs, verification or amounts, but in the technical sense; what does your wallet do? Everything I read says you ...
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Finding my Bitcoin [duplicate]

Around 20 years ago I was watching ad and playing online short games and they mining me Bitcoin. Now I have the email address but I couldn't find any email regarding that. In my inbox only shows the ...
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Stratum: How many shares should I submit per job?

I'm implementing a bitcoin CPU miner just for fun in python. I've been reading a lot about bitcoin and the protocol pools use for communication and coordinating workers but there is a key concept I ...
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I just need some advice or assistance if possible? I'd really appreciate anyones 2cents on this

I sent BTC from Paxful to an exchange called LAtoken. $36 worth of BTC was sent, nothing major to anyone else but really huge to me. Cope pasted and confirmed address. NO btc arrived almost a day ...
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What is a correct extranonce2 value in the stratum protocol?

I'm developing a stratum mining client. I read on stratum v1 docs on braiins.com how mining work is done on the stratum protocol and that the coinbase is done by concatenating coinb1+extranonce1+...
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Send and Received BITCOIN

I have been working on Ethereum for years. Now assigned to work on Bitcoin. The way that BTC handle transaction is vastly different and utterly complicated. After reading for quite sometime. Can I ...
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clients that support the Lightning Network? [duplicate]

Which clients, besides Electrum, support the Lightning Network?
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Bitcoin first versions

Please excuse my ignorance. I think I purchased some bitcoin quite some time ago within the early adoption phase, back then I think passphrases were non existent, Is there a way to access the old ...
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Why doesn't Bitcoin use a DHT to store its blockchain?

Why doesn't Bitcoin store its blockchain in a DHT, but instead makes each (full) node store the entire blockchain? related questions: "Why doesn't Bitcoin use a DHT for choosing peers?" and &...
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Bitcoin on old version of Bitcoin

I have Bitcoin on an old version on the Bitcoin app; more specifically Bitcoin.org version 0.3.22. I tried to transfer the Coins to a newer wallet, but they don't go through. has anyone had or worked ...
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Quantifying the long term costs associated with self hosting the Bitcoin node?

In this question I discussed the option of self hosting the Bitcoin node vs. using 3rd party services with API access. I quoted a colleague who said that "for every coin we wish to support, we ...
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Found old 'key' to bitcoin wallet but don't know which wallet?

I was searching through my email today and I think I found a bitcoin private key from 2013. I think it's a BTC private key because I bought 1 BTC that day. It's 33 letters long but I don't know the ...
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Pros & Cons of Self Hosting Bitcoin Node vs using a 3rd Party Service?

We are a medium size company building a blockchain application that requires us to interact with the Bitcoin blockchain (+ several other cryptocurrencies). One option is for us to use a 3rd party ...
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Multiple outputs and different amounts on blockchain explorer when I sent BTC from Crypto.com to Coinbase

So I sent BTC from my Crypto.com wallet to my Coinbase wallet. I then went on the blockchain explorer to view the transaction and I am seeing an input that is not my address and various outputs which ...
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Can a customized or non-bitcoin node be made to talk to a bitcoin node?

Is it possible to create a node with some different code from the bitcoin nodes but still able to talk to the bitcoin nodes? Is it possible for someone to customize their own node to add some ...
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Connect to custom bitcoind

I have a fully synchronized btc node on my network. Which mobile apps (android) and desktop apps can I use to connect to this node without running a full node/ daemon on the desktop or mobile? And how ...
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Is bitcoin.org or bitcoincore.org the one to trust?

"Download Bitcoin Core": https://bitcoin.org/en/download "Download Bitcoin Core": https://bitcoincore.org/en/download/ I've been alternating between the two sites for years. I have ...
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Single API to Get Fee Estimates for All Major Cryptocurrencies? [closed]

Many sites provide estimates of miner/gas fees for individual cryptocurrencies. For example, EtherScan provides gas estimates for ETH. BTC Network provides fee estimates for Bitcoin. Both of these ...
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