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how to generate or calculate a key pair from a seed?

Using, for example, the electrum wallet, how, exactly, is the key pair, and hash address, generated from a paper or metal wallet? Assuming libsecp256k1 was employed.
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How to make sure Electrum connects to my private Electrs server and to no other server?

I want to connect my Electrum wallet app to my private Electrs server in my local LAN which is also reachable via onion. I want to just use this one server, no other server. My ~/.electrum/config is { ...
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Where can I find all options for the electrum config file?

I need to add oneserver and my server's IP to my electrum config on Mac. Also, I want to know which other options for the config there are. I know that I can start with electrum --oneserver --server ...
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How can I convert my private key from bitaddress.org to WIF without putting the key into a website or a programme?

Rule number 1 says: don't put your private key into any website or programme, unless you're performing a transfer. This way you won't be robbed. Then, I want to "sweep" my money off a paper ...
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What's the deal with “legacy” and “segwit” wallets?

I'm new to bitcoin, but I've already read about "legacy" and "segwit" wallets. At the beginning, I created a segwit wallet, given that it was described as a new standard. But then ...
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How to generate a very secure wallet with Electrum?

For a poor-mans glacier protocol, looking for: One private key – an alphanumeric string used to secure the funds The cold storage address – an alphanumeric string designating the virtual “location” of ...
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What are fee_method and fee_level in Electrum's getfeerate RPC call?

I couldn't find any documentation on this. I found that the options for fee_method are eta, static and mempool by reading the source code. But it's still not clear to me how fee_level relates to the ...
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How can I troubleshoot whether an unconfirmed transaction that seems stuck is a problem on my end or just from high volume on mempool?

Never had transaction hang unconfirmed like this before. Granted its only been a few hours but it's not like I skimped on fees either. I always choose the default electrum fee, but when it got stuck I ...
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is there any way to get derivative path from public key and xpub?

I have an xpub derived from m/44'/0'/1' can I get that path again from generated xpub or pubkey? something like def get_path(xpub): return derivative_path
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can't load not default wallet

I loaded wallet with command >electrum load_wallet -w /my/path/default_wallet3 Password: true seems all is fine but the next command >electrum getbalance wallet not loaded What can be the ...
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Restore BIP39 mnemonic in Electrum using command line and custom derivation path?

How would I restore a bitcoin wallet using the Electrum command line on Linux with a BIP39 mnemonic and custom derivation path? I need to use m/0' for legacy and m/1' for native segwit? I cannot find ...
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ElectrumX returning 0 balance

I have a running full bitcoin node (txindex=1). I also setup electrumx and it has fully synced with current blockchain state. Here's the log : INFO:LocalRPC:[2] RPC 127.0.0.1:44806, 0 total ...
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BTC received in BECH32 (P2WPKH) format address not exist in Electrum

I sent some BTC to a BECH32 (P2WPKH) format address. (details of the transaction) I imported the private key(wif) in Electrum, but I can't find the income? I am sure I sent to the right address and ...
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electrum get transaction amount command line

How to retrieve transaction amount via command line? Seems gettransaction return hash which contains only some inputs outputs info without any amount.
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python websocket electrumx

I tried to use ws to get data, but I couldn't get any response from any server. I have solved this problem for several days, and I have not been able to solve it. I hope to get your help, thank you ...
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Electrum: get transaction confirmations

I need to get transaction confirmations via command line. But seems there is no such method. onchain_history seems returns information but I don't want to pull a whole history, I need info about one ...
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How to use Electrum with a local regtest network?

The problem I have a regtest network running in 127.0.0.1:18443. I can access to regtest with user:123. I would like to use Electrum (v4.0.2) with my local regtest but I cannot realize how to do that....
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Can I recover btc sent to an incorrect address? (electrum)

So I have an electrum wallet and I sent about $150 in btc to it. That all worked but when I tried to send it to another address, it didn't go through. Looking at the transaction, the btc went to an ...
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In Electrum, how does one watch/poll a wallet for an incoming payments to a certain address via API?

I want to create a simple way to accepting bitcoins on my own, using Electrum. I don't except big volume. I suppose, I'd have at most a handful of incoming payments in the beginning. That is, I ...
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Pending Transactions in Electrum [duplicate]

I downloaded the new version of Electrum (4.0.2) and when I sent coin to my other wallet, I forgot to choose/add mining fees. Now the transaction is in Pending and has been for the last six hours. The ...
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Electrum wallet address not showing

I've just installed the electrum wallet accordingly said by every other website but wasn't able to find my wallet address under the receiving tab or anywhere as mentioned over the internet. Also what ...
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How to connect to an ElectrumX server using JavaScript WebSockets?

I'm trying to connect to an ElectrumX server from an HTML webpage. But I can't get a working connection. I've tried with many servers from Electrum's servers.json list but none worked. Here's the ...
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Is there a way to see the precise time of when a transaction was sent out?

I'm a developer. I'm not really knowledgeable in bitcoin development, yet. Say, I'm using Electrum wallet. I share an address with someone. The thing is that I need this someone to pay a certain ...
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Was bitcoin the first to use SEED phrase for recovering account?

I am trying to recall/determine if the coins I had on a USB stick was indeed bitcoins or not. I sold an Item a long time ago (Either 2006ish or 2009-2010) and someone offered to pay me in coins. Of ...
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How to use the lightning network with Electrum multisig wallet?

I want to experience the lightning network transactions with my Electrum wallet. But the lightning network is not available, and it shows the following information: "Lightning is currently ...
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ElectrumX server as a Tor hidden service

I am trying to run an ElectrumX server on my PC. I run it on a docker container with the following Dockerfile configuration: FROM python:3.7-alpine3.11 LABEL maintainer="Luke Childs <...
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Is there a way to fetch all transactions in a block via electrum protocol?

Quickly surfing through the list of electrum methods, looks like not, and I will have to use getblock from bitcoind json-rpc. Is there a better way?
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Electrum & BitAddress Wallets Creation

Can anyone please tell me if my procedure is correct and enough. I've always heard and read that I must disconnect from the internet when creating Electrum Wallets, to keep away from hacks, viruses, ...
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Bitcoin Core internal Electrum Server

Is there a technical reason for which there isn't an option in Bitcoin Core that would deploy an internal Electrum Server, or something similar so that a software wallet can fetch addresses and ...
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Signing transaction offline - manual way vs. Electrum

Being inspired by the thread (Redeeming a raw transaction step by step example required) I wanted to understand transaction signatures on the byte level. So I created my own Linux scripts that: ...
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Does mnemonic phrase contain everything in my wallet including future keys?

I am confused about something important ... Most wallets allow wallet recovery using "Mnemonic phrase", but (in general) with this phrase, do I get access to all my data ? E.g future ...
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Electrum paper wallet exploit

I want to generate a paper wallet with Electrum using my personal computer that I've been using for a few years now, meaning that I'm online with it daily. I know that the optimal solution is to use a ...
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Question about Electrum wallet file on USB Drive (MacOS)

I have been using a hot wallet (Electrum) for quite some time. Now, I don't want to lose my BTC, so I have decided to transfer the wallet file from the directory where it is located to my USB Drive. I ...
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Why I have some many address when I only created two wallet address in Electrum?

I am new to this. I have created two new wallet addresses (labeled init and init2). However, when I click "View > Show Addresses," I found a lot of addresses. Why? What do receiving and ...
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Bitcoin Core GUI gettransaction implementation

The cli users have the option to "getrawtransaction txid true" in order to find valuable information about a transaction that could be theirs. This is a very powerful api call that effectively ...
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Having trouble finding wallet.dat

Where is the data folder for Bitcoin-Qt? Windows: %APPDATA%\Bitcoin (This defaults to C:\Documents and Settings\YourUserName\Application data\Bitcoin on Windows XP and to C:\Users\YourUserName\...
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What all the addresses are in my Electrum wallet?

What are addresses mean in Electrum? Are they some default/predefined/popular addresses? Are they all my BTC addresses? Can I delete them entirely? I couldn't find delete option, only freeze. Why ...
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How do I Transfer Bitcoins If I have a watch-only account with the Private Key

How do I transfer bitcoins over from a watch only electrum account if I have the private key and its address?
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How to create, sign, and send a transaction using electrum wallet RPC

How to create, sign, and send a transaction using electrum wallet RPC ? I have experience create/sign/send a transaction using bitcoind wallet since I just have to using bitcoind RPC. But on electrum ...
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Should I use Electrum Wallet OR Bitcoin Core as my website's payment gateway?

I'm a developer who is building a website that need to process Bitcoin payment requests. So I need a payment gateway. In my last project, I used Electrum wallet as payment gateway but my last ...
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Recovering Blockchaininfo wallet in Electrum wallet

I have my wallet in blockchaininfo and I did the backup of my 12 words (SEED). I would like to open this wallet in Electrum, I notice that Electrum allow to recover a wallet using a SEED from ...
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I accidentally used BTC xpub key to generate HD wallet addresses for BCH, can I recover funds?

I am using Exodus wallet and an eCommerce plugin to accept cryptocurrency payments. To generate the HD wallet addresses I needed to provide an xpub key. I accidentally used the BTC xpub key instead of ...
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Wha is the meaning of “Position in mempool” of a transacion?

I am using electrum wallet and when I am receiving a transaction I see an attribute with name "Position in mempool" and the value is "8.61MB from tip". Since the transaction is still unconfirmed, I ...
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Why public Electrum servers serving on websocket (WS) are so rare?

Couldn't find a single one. Only TCP or TLS. Am I looking in the wrong place? ( https://1209k.com/bitcoin-eye/ele.php?chain=btc )
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Electrum. Payto argument from_addr

I need to specify address to send from. I want to use option createnewaddress. And then send money from this addresse useing payto and from_addr option. When I do like that, i got error message not ...
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When using a Trezor with Electrum: (how) can you use a passphrase?

Using wallet.trezor.io is far from optimal (using their infrastructure, their node). So I prefer to use Electrum. But (how) can I use a passphrase when using a Trezor with Electrum?
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Electrum open source mobile wallet

I am looking for open source mobile wallet which supports electrum protocol. Already found 2: https://github.com/coreyphillips/moonshine https://github.com/ACINQ/eclair-mobile But first one looks ...
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bitcoin-cli createwallet electrumpersonal server true

I'm a noob following instructions to setup Electrum Personal Server on Linux. I came to this instruction and I'm stuck. Got an warning. What is this? { "name": "electrumpersonalserver", "...
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Step by Step to Connect to ElectrumX via Nodejs

I am developing a simple app that will need to retrieve BTC wallet Address Balance and relative transactions Initially I thought to use some existing APIs (btc.com, blockchain.com etc.), but the ...
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Creating a unconfirmed bitcoin transaction

I know that it's sounds ridiculous, but i need to create an unconfirmed bitcoin transaction that will be unconfirmed for 2+ hours.I came to a conclusion that i need to create a 0 fee transactions but ...

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