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Questions tagged [electrum]

This tag should be used for questions about Electrum, a lightweight Bitcoin client written in Python

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Removing a private key using Electrum CLI

I have an imported electrum wallet that contains multiple private keys, and I want to remove one of them using the command line. Does anyone know the command for it? I have checked the documentation ...
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How much should I spend when I send BitCoin to other people using electrum wallet?

The fee displays "Target: Within 10 blocks, Current rate: 2.5 sat/byte" when I use electrum wallet to send BitCoin to other people. I can't understand completely the means of "Target: Within 10 ...
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Litecoin address starting with ltc

my litecoin wallet (shared 2 of 2) on electrum-ltc generated an address to receive LTC. I transfered some LTC to that address and tried to check in block explorer. Unfortunately got such message: ...
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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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Does an unopened encrypted Electrum wallet relay its addresses/transactions to nodes?

I have Electrum 3.1.3 (windows) installed with an encrypted wallet, which is accessed over a VPN. The Issue: I accidentally opened the Electrum program without VPN protection, but the encrypted ...
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Get input addresses of a transaction using electrum

I am using the latest (3.2.3) command line version of Electrum. I want to find the inputs of a transaction by looking at the history. The previous version of Electrum (that I was using 8 months ago) ...
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Electrum multisig 2of2 on separate machines and both offline(cold storage)

I am lost sending coins from these Electrum 2of2 multisig wallets. Call them mutisig1 and multisig2. Both wallets have the 2of2 heading, presumably that means they are correctly setup, they were ...
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How to get public key from a Electrum based wallet?

I have created a wallet with Electrum. Now I want to get the public key (not the address, but the public key for key-derivation). How can I achieve that?
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Imported Multibit HD wallet into electrum - Bitcoins are gone!

I got locked out of my multibit HD wallet and couldn't restore it with the seed phrase (even though it said they're valid) so I installed electrum and used the seed words to import the wallet. It ...
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Electrum personal server rescan-script.py

when i run the rescan script i get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/bitcoin/electrumserver/eps/rescan-script.py", line 71, in <module> main() File "/...
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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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Same seed from Electrum but generate different Bitcoin addresses

I am using Electrum 3.2.2, I have the wallet file generated from Electrum and a password to decrypt the file. There is an error whenever I am trying to send Bitcoin out of that wallet, so I decide to ...
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How to recover my funds from electrum wallet with privatekey and redeem script?

Hey I think I know the answer already and I kinda screwed up I think I just want to verify. so I send BTC to my electrum wallet and I forgot the seed. I could not find it. but I have the private key ...
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How to create wallet in Electrum programmatically?

I want to create new wallet using Electrum-apis. I have gone through the documentation given here but didn't found any method to create a new wallet or an address. Can someone please clarify how I ...
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How would one extract the list of public keys from Electrum wallet?

I am looking for a way to extract all of the public keys associated with my electrum wallet. I am aware that listaddresses() does this for public addresses, such as 1CWX7o1Ppe4JpEpSLmuovU4HFY3D6Ay24C ...
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Can one recover the full list of public keys generated in electrum with the seed/private key?

I used the wallet.change_gap_limit command in the electrum console in order to generate some 20.000 public keys. Would I be able to recover all of these using my seed after completely removing ...
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Is it required to have an electrum account for electrum api usage?

Is it necessary to have an account on electrum in order to build a custom BTC wallet interface using electrum-apis where user can create multiple wallets, address, send/receive transactions? Or, ...
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Does Electrum use Bitcore Apis as it's backend?

Does Electrum use Bitcore Apis as it's backend or not? If not, then what is the purpose of developing Electrum when Bitcore Apis provides all the features Electrum has (like HD wallets and master ...
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Does Electrum provides any API?

Does Electrum provides any API? If yes, please let me know if there's any dedicated documentation available. Also, does Electrum support Bitcoin Cash? Purpose: I want to integrate Electrum into my ...
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Multibit seed/ or files to Electrum wallet

i tried moving multibit wallet as explained here but failed. https://youtu.be/E-KcY6KUVnY i have the seed and password from Multibit wallet and some files from backup folder in the 'mbh......aes' ...
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Method getnewaddress not supported. (Electrum 3.x)

Does electrum rpc methods be changed? curl -d '{"id":"curltext" ,"method":"getnewaddress","params":[]}' http://127.0.0.1:7777 I tried this on electrum 3.1.1, but its response as follows: {"code":-...
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Electrum iOS alternative that can create multisig wallet with other Electrum wallets?

I want to create a multisig Electrum wallet with two signers: my desktop and my mobile. Since Electrum is not on iOS and I really want to keep using it on my desktop, is there an alternative available ...
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Do lightweight wallets validate signatures? If not, why?

I've learned that "some SPV clients simply don’t check signatures themselves at all": https://bitcoincore.org/en/2016/01/26/segwit-benefits/#efficiency-gains-when-not-verifying-signatures I wonder if ...
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How to get Electrum 3.1.3 on bitcoin testnet?

I'm building an application on bitcoin and want to use testnet instead of using real bitcoins to do my test. I'm mainly using Electrum-3.1.3 to do sweeping of addresses. But how can I switch this to ...
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Electrum console commands?

I need 2 commands for electrum To create X amount of addresses to export those addresses to word or just be able to copy them
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Electrum receive tab

I have requested some bitcoin from my friend and gave him the adress that is displayed in the "receive" tab in the electrum client. After he sent them, I made a request for that amount in electrum and ...
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Requesting for verbose output from ElectrumX

I am trying to request for information regarding a particular transaction in verbose mode from an ElectrumX server with protocol v1.2 and above. I have checked the version via a server.version to ...
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API documentation for Electrum plugin developers?

I'm browsing through some of Electrum's default plugins in the /plugins directory. It looks like plugins hook into Electrum using @hook annotation, as in this method from audio_mode: @hook def ...
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recover wallet in electrum from hex mpk

I´m trying to recover a wallet from which the Master Private Key (mpk) in hex format and the number of used addresses is known. Till now I could manage to convert the hex mpk to the wif format and ...
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How to get Master Private key in electrum wallet

I have a wallet in electrum. I would like to get my wallet master private key. I don't know how to get that. Please, anyone, suggest me steps to get my key Thanks in Advance
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I read that Bitcoin addresses are single-use tokens. Is it my responsibility to generate new ones in Electrum?

I am quite new to this, and started using Electrum today. I read on the Bitcoin Wiki that "unlike e-mail addresses, people have many different Bitcoin addresses and a unique address should be used for ...
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What version of python is required to install electrum-ltc and electrum-dash in amazon linux instance?

I am trying to install different wallets on my amazon linux ec2 instance. I already have a working electrum-btc. [ec2-user@ip-xxx-xx-xx-xxx dash-electrum]$ python --version Python 2.7.13 [ec2-user@...
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Is it possible to create multisig wallet from command line?

In a situation where electrum script is included in PATH so that electrum command args... is possible from terminal command line, is it possible to create multisig wallet in this terminal? I know ...
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How can I use Bitcoin privately with the Electrum wallet and Tor?

I do not want to run a full node like Bitcoin Core but still want privacy running an SPV node like Electrum wallet to use Bitcoin. How can I setup to run Electrum privately with Tor?
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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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How To Transfer Coins From Bitcoin Core to Electrum to avoid Sync Process?

I am super new to bitcoin and to be honest am not sure what I'm doing. I needed to buy something via bitcoin, and its recommendation was to download Bitcoin Core Wallet, so I did that and bought ...
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How would I need to change ElectrumX to use FIFO selection of UTXOs?

By default, UTXOs are picked randomly in ElectrumX. I want to change this behaviour and spend UTXOs on 'FIFO' basis. What changes do I need to make?
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Electrum wallet not restoring with the right address?

I have the address and i can see my bitcoins in it. I have the 12 word seed, but when restoring my wallet with it in Electrum the address with my bitcoins isnt included in the ones generated. I'm a ...
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Practical application of Electrum's Encrypt/Decrypt message feature?

It's pretty clear how signing a message with a Bitcoin key can be useful in proving ownership of funds. However, it's far from clear how encrypting a message with a Bitcoin key can do anything useful....
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PHP Curl not connecting to Electrum port

I have a php script, same server as Electrum, that is attempting to Curl into the electrum port and run some commands. Below my code: $URL='http://127.0.0.1'; $port = 7777; $username = '...
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I need to import a private key - what is the entire process? [Electrum]

I need to import a private key like in this question for a p2wpkh-p2sh address. What is the entire process?
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Electrum transaction, 1 confirmation but i want to cancel it

I sent some bitcoin from my electrum wallet, however i left the mining fee very small so its stuck. But the transaction only has 1 confirmation, i dont want the transaction to go through so is there a ...
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Importing private keys creates different address

How does importing private keys work? I have previously imported the private key for a 1Archive... address into Bitcoin Core and noted then it added an address like 1AXbRq... and I didn't follow it ...
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How to sweep a segwit bech32 private key?

I'm testing segwit bech32 addresses and generated the following using bitcoinjs: address: bc1qc7u5njf4nf2rj3zys642mfc7nct6kdven8j4e9 private key: 5Kkzs8XrJNAmf9VQDFeGBfaRvSByAvPK6DbDXw5BVqswWaXSG2Y ...
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Electrum 2of2 multisig both cosigners share the same priv key

I set up this wallet on the same machine online. Thinking that was it, it was only until i sent funds to this wallet and tried to spend them that i could only partially sign the transaction. I opened ...
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Generating additional change addresses manually in Electrum

So I have an offline wallet created with Electrum. When signing transactions on the cold storage machine, I would like to be able to check that the address I'm sending the change to is actually a ...
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how to know electrum wallet is synchronised?

I installed electrum wallet 3.1.1 on my amazon linux server today. electrum daemon is running. [ec2-user@ip-xxx-xx-xx-xxx electrumwallet]$ electrum is_synchronized true [ec2-user@ip-xxx-xx-xx-...
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Is it safe to share bitcoin address and signature generated from electrum wallet

Some bitcoin airdrops are asking to prove ownership on bitcoin address by sharing signature. My question is if one shares bitcoin address and signature is there any risk of a attacker to compute the ...
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No inputs found when using Electrum to sweep private key from Bitcoin Core

I'm trying to move my bitcoins from Bitcoin Core to Electrum in order to not have to store the blockchain. My starting position is a fully synced Bitcoin Core and a newly created standard Electrum ...
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Segwit Addressed from xpub key

How can i get the public key of my segwit address with my extended public key. when i import the xpub into electrum it automatically creates a legacy wallet for me. i'm not with my nano and won't be ...