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Whether I have to scan all types of addresses to discover BIP44 wallet from mnemonic?

Let's assume that I am going to create a new address in bitcoin HD wallet knowing only mnemonic words and that previously addresses were generated according to BIP44. BIP44 gives an algorithm how to ...
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Is Bitcoin network truly distributed without central authority?

When a node joins the Bitcoin network it gets its info from either a preinstalled list, dns or irc. All of these 3 could potentially imply a central authority for who's on the network. Who exactly ...
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Node Discovery Issue

On my node's https://getaddr.bitnodes.io/ page, clicking the "Check Node" button on the bottom of the page reports that the node associated with this IP address is up; however, at the top of the page, ...
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Where does bitcoin-qt try to connect to when running for the first time? [duplicate]

My question is, where does bitcoin-qt try to connect to when running for the first time? How does it know where to connect? Is blockchain.info some domain that has discovery services? If yes, then ...
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