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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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How to create valid P2SH-address with Bitwasp-Library that can be used with Electrum?

There is something I didn't understand regarding different Address formats. In short: I create a Master key, import it via xprv-Key into Electrum, generate P2SH and P2WSH-Adresses, send Coins to it ...
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Do I wait or do I have to do something about it?

Nooby question here, I payed/sent an amount and it failed somehow, so I tried again and again. I checked their website and it´s all "failed" or incomplete. But is has a checkmark(sent) on Electrum. ...
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Sent Bitcoin to my electrum wallet address without hitting request first now it says its confirmed and i have no money after requesting it

Sent Bitcoin to my electrum wallet address without hitting request first now it says its confirmed and i have no money after requesting it after Isent it. Can I still receive my coin
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How many confirmations does a transaction needs to be included in a snapshot?

I bought bitcoin to participate in bitcoin hex. I sent my bitcoin to the electrum wallet and it has over 500 confirmations. Bitcoin Hex will snapshot bitcoin and I want my bitcoin address to be ...
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Script to import multiple priv keys in Electrum

DuckDuckGo turns up nothing of interest. How to import multiple priv keys in Electrum from a file using Electrum console or shell script, for all derivable valid BTC addresses? (1,3,bc1) Eventually I ...
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I can't find my bitcoin address

i am using electrum. First, I had a bitcoin address and I used it once to receive BTCs and then it changed. but new address is invalid. i tired so many times. i checked all the options. but it was not ...
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Can Large Bitcoin Collider break into the wallet which is created by new version of Electrum?

I have heard that Large Bitcoin Collider can only break into wallets that are created by broken software. My other question is that it seems the last private key that they found was on 2017-11-15 01:...
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Link my bitcoin address with multiple wallets

I created a CoinBase bitcoin wallet address, can I share this address with Electrum desktop software instead of having different addresses and paying the transfer fees. Or is there another wallet like ...
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LedgerJS - How to P2SH sign multiple transactions from multiple wallets in 1 function call?

First some explanation I have made 2 raw transactions via Electrum using my Nano S Ledger as seed and exported them to .txn files. let rawTx1 = "...
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What does the prefix of the raw transaction encoding of an exported Electrum transaction file (.txn) mean?

I have exported a testnet transaction into a .txn file: { "hex": "45505446ff0002000000000101c6be24d86ab1ae5b54e7e7905b...", "complete": false, "final": false } However, as explained in ...
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getbalance and listaddressgroupings inconsistent

I imported a private key from my electrum wallet (testnet) to bitcoincore (testnet) as follow: In my electrum wallet, I copy the private key associated to the address ...
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Why do LedgerJS and Electrum, using the same Nano S and derivation path, not refer to the same Wallet?

I start Electrum in my cmdline like this: ./Electrum --testnet I connect Ledger Nano S to my laptop. In Electrum I make a new HD Wallet with Derivation path using the Nano S's private key as seed: "...
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Extremely high fee for sending BTC using Electrum android wallet

I wanted to experiment with android mobile BTC wallets and stumbled upon Electrum. I only have one transaction input to this wallet and that was from my Binance account. I have a balance of 0....
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electrum wallet listaddress without change addresses

i use the command electrum listaddresses -w .electrum/testnet/wallets.... On a bash console to get all addresses of the wallet. This however also return the "change" addresses which i cannot ...
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Transfering btc from blockchain to electrum wallet, still unconfirmed

i transferred btc from blockchain to electrum wallet. it has like 132 confirmations but on blockchain it's still Pending: 0/3 Confirmations Status. I paid fee and everything. Is this something normal ...
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Import of BTC BIP38 Paper Walet into Electrum 3.3.4 not working

Trying to finalize importing BTC from a BIP38 Paper Wallet into Electrum wallet About an hour ago I opened Electum 3.3.4, created a new wallet, set a password, saved a copy of the new wallet to a USB ...
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Spending BTC from an Electrum watch-only paper wallet?

I've an old BIP-38 paper wallet, and I imported that address into an Electrum (version 3.3.6) watch-only wallet. I now want to transfer that BTC to an Exchange. I have the relevant password for the ...
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I used an old wallet address. Is my coin lost?

I was stupid enough to use an old exported QR code from my Electrum to send bitcoins to, and now I realized the address apparently has changed. The trader advises me the coins have been sent, so they ...
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Bitcoin automatically diverted to bech32 address

I sent bitcoin to an address starting 3Cn using Electrum but the blockchain viewers seem to show that it has gone to an address beginning bc1 as shown in the link below. Transaction Viewer How can ...
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What does “Nonstandard output” mean on Tradeblock transaction page?

I tried to send bitcoin but the recipient hasn't received it. The trade block page shows "Nonstandard output" under outputs as shown in the link below: Tradeblock page for transaction I used an ...
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Electrum Linux run without sudoers installation

How to easy run Electrum wallet without its installation on Linux? I want to run it from a single user account with no sudo. It is possible?
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Should Electrum users give out their master public key?

I have seen a recent service advertising that users can turn their Electrum Wallets in to a "Cold Wallet" by providing the 3rd party service the Master Public Key from the Electrum wallet. Ignoring ...
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How to use Electrum GUI and Daemon at same time in seperate shell?

I'm running electrum via gui,and when I use the console the Font is so small and I haven't found a way to increase the size of console output. Is there a way to increase the size of text ? If not is ...
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What is the command line command in electrum to get my public bitcoin address from my private key?

I have a bitcoin private key and I want to get the bitcoin address from it. What is the command in the command line for electrum to extract this address?
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Electrum 3.3.2 the transaction was rejected by network rules dust error… Tried different nodes, Doesnt Work

I'm getting the an electrum 3.3.2 error with something to do with dust. the transaction was rejected by network rules dust error I'm using the cli to send out a transaction and its just using 1 ...
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Electrum's “script hash” form with NBitcoin?

I've come across how scripts are hashed in the electrum (stratum) protocol implementation by looking at the docs. I'm using NBitcoin, and I've tried to generate this hash from a segwit address, first ...
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What are the pros / cons of using Electrum 3.3.2 over Bitcoin core 0.17.1? And what about running your own Electrum Server?

Aside from not having to download the entire bitcoin blockchain when using electrum, what other advantages are there over using Bitcoin core 0.17.1? Also if I chose to use my own electrum server, ...
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Do exchanges use Bitcoin Core when managing user's bitcoin addresses?

I'm trying to learn to build out an exchange and would like to know how existing exchanges manage user's bitcoin addresses. Do they use Bitcoin Core or Electrum? And does each user have their own ...
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Electrum giving RPCerror during a send transaction. “the transaction was rejected by network rules. Missing inputs”

In recent days due to the Electrum being attacked, I upgraded to the latest 3.3.2 Electrum. But now I'm getting the error as seen below: "the transaction was rejected by network rules. Missing ...
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Generating bitcoin wallets for my customers [closed]

I run an application written in PHP and need to add the option to buy services with bitcoins. So, for each user i need to generate a unique, unused bitcoin address. I could generate X number wallets ...
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Electrum LTC keeps synchronizing. Why?

In this question, I talked about electrum litecoin wallet keeps synchronizing. Electrum Litecoin keeps synchronizing. What should I do? Reinstalling a newer version works. While I already solved my ...
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Electrum Litecoin keeps synchronizing. What should I do?

I got 65 ltc on my wallet. Electrum only jot down 35. I can't send money because I got error message server not responding I transferred the seed to another electrum wallet. It works. How do I fix ...
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Sweeping Private Key With Electrum

From Electrum's documentation, the following should sweep all private keys to a new address: electrum listaddresses --funded | electrum getprivatekeys - | jq 'map(.[0])' | electrum sweep - [...
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Does this explanation of the security of an electrum seed check out?

The explanation in question is given here and reproduced below as well: Electrum currently use the same wordlist as BIP39 (2048 words). A typical seed has 12 words, which results in 132 bits of ...
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Is there a limited number of addresses a wallet can hold?

Let's say I have an imported-type electrum wallet, how many private keys can I import to that wallet, if there's a limit to it?
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Python: How generate bitcoin addresses using electrum library

What am I doing wrong here? I'm trying to generate bitcoin addresses from the seed but they do not match with ones from electrum application. Did I miss something? And I also have trouble with ...
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I just buy some bitcoin and this is how I see from Electrum, what should I do now to receive the bitcoin?

The first time I receive bitcoin, should I wait until it's confirmed
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Is my Tor bitcoind node seen by new normal nodes?

I've finished the setup of a bitcoind node behind Tor like in method 1 of this guide I'd like to be as helpful as possible to the network and especially new nodes trying to sync. Are new nodes able ...
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Removing old public keys Part2

I've managed to create a wallet with some old private keys from Armory. After verifying that there are no funds on these addresses, I've closed Electrum and deleted all files in C:\Users\MyName\...
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Does Electrum store my seed in their server?

I am new to Bitcoin. I used Electrum software to create my first wallet. When the software generated 12 words, I had written down that in paper. These word are very important, right? But the software ...
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Where can I find the rpc api endpoints for electrum?

Somehow I cannot find a list of the possible rpc commands. Basically they are just the bitcoin rpc commands I guess but I cannot find a list for that either... There are some examples here: http://...
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Electrum issue restoring via seeds

I have an electrum wallet on a server I use 'electrum getseed' and the 12 word seed is returned. Then on a separate local machine I restore the wallet with the seed. No funds available. Any ...
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Inbound requests after opening Electrum

A few days ago, I was exploring Electrum (Android) out of curiosity. A few moments later, I get notified by our firewall that it flagged several suspicious inbound requests. The source IPs came from ...
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Strange values in Bitcon Electrum wallet file (change and receiving)

I am performing a forensics analysis of a Bitcoin Electrum wallet. When I open the file manually, there are values like this (changed it a bit): "accounts": { "0": { "change": [ ...
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In Electrum, is it possible to restore a wallet from seed, from command line?

Technically, it should be always possible to restore an Electrum wallet from the seeds. I know it can be done via GUI, from the New/Restore wizard. Let's say if we are to put this wallet a machine ...
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How does Electrum wallet list my transaction record?

I'm a beginner of Bitcoin and blockchain. I use Electrum as my BitCoin wallet, and install it on both home PC and office PC. I can see all transaction records on Electrum wallet of both home PC and ...
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Why isn't the description field synchronized at different Electrum wallet?

I use Electrum as my BitCoin wallet, and install it on both home PC and office PC. I fill in "Description" field and send some Bitcoin on the office PC BitCoin wallet, it's OK. The Electrum wallet ...
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What should I do if I change my BitCoin wallet?

At present, I use Electrum as my wallet, and I create private key and transfer some bitcoin to the Electrum wallet. If I choose a new wallet such as BitGo wallet listed on https://bitcoin.org/en/...
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How to use electrum RPC to get address balance on windows

$ ./electrum-3.2.3.exe --testnet setconfig rpcport 7777 true $ ./electrum-3.2.3.exe --testnet setconfig rpcuser blah true $ ./electrum-3.2.3.exe --testnet setconfig rpcpassword blah true $ ./electrum-...