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Electrum is a lightweight Bitcoin client written in Python

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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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Electrum Wallet: zero mBTC balance after sweeping private address

Have the newest (3.+) ver. of Electrum Wallet. I performed the sweep of the private address to acquire BTC from paper wallet . Wallet menu->Private Keys-> Sweep. Performed the operation, the screen ...
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How to access Electrum remotely via the rest api?

I am able to execute calls on the server from the server. When I say calls, I mean like this. I.e. I can get the latest addresses doing something like this: $ch = curl_init(); curl_setopt($ch, ...
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Recover Electron wallet with bad seed phrase

I once created a bitcoin wallet with Electron using a hand crafted seed phrase (using the words of the valid word list that time). I now figured it was a bad idea, while it is possible to create ...
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Electrum load_wallet through json-rpcs does not accept "wallet" parameter

When calling load_wallet through json-rpc, using "wallet" param with a path to the wallet throws an error: Commands.load_wallet() got an unexpected keyword argument 'wallet' In the same ...
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I convert My Xpub To Youb address And Now can't Recover Fund

I convert my Blochchain.com Wallet Legacy xpub to Ypub Using This website: [https://www.blockonomics.co/views/segwit_xpub_convert.html] But Now I can't recover My Fund It still Stack In Given address. ...
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How to get information from electrum wallet?

I have my wallet file and it is encrypted with a password. How to decrypt wallet file using code? Encryption seems similar to Fernet.
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Scripthash from bitcoin address with Golang

I broke my head looking for a solution. I want use bitcoin address for electrumx Take bitcoin address from docs example: 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa And i need convert to ...
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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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Claiming BTG from Electrum wallet issue

I had some BTC in my electrum wallet prior to the BTG fork - sent it there approx 7 days before it happened. I am trying on a MAC using Bluestacks emulator to run coinomi wallet - all works fine but ...
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Simulating -walletnotify option in Electrum

When run in daemon mode, bitcoind accepts a parameter -walletnotify=<cmd> which runs <cmd> whenever a wallet transaction changes due to sending/receiving. Is there a similar feature in ...
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Deleting Electrum wallet and setting up new one

I set up an Electrum wallet before I learnt that you should verify the signature. While I went straight to the electrum.org website to download it, I would still like to be secure, just in case. So I ...
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How to generate private key from 24-word mnemonic phrase? (Native Segwit)

When Googling, entire first page consists of people linking to online "calculators" (no thank you) or outdated bip39 code which no longer works. I have a 24 word seed phrase (from ledger ...
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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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Backing up an Electrum wallet

I have just installed an Electrum wallet on my Ubuntu machine, and transferred some funds into it. I wish to back up the wallet, so if my computer is dead or stolen, say, I will be able to install ...
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Can I read blockchain's information from Electrum's python console?

I wanted to use Electrum's python console, but the documentation just gives a few examples. Is there a more complete documentation about python commands inside Electrum ? Main tasks I currently want ...
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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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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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Open channel (LN) in Electrum testnet is not accessible?

I use Electrum wallet (version 4.3.2) on tesnet (apple desktop). The testnet balance is 0.02 tBTC. Under the 'Channels' tab, the option 'Open Channel' is there but it is not clickable. Is LN testnet ...
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Coinbase tells me to send from electrum to my private key?

A few years ago I sent my BTC from Coinbase to Electrum on windows PC. That apparently went fine because Electrum showed the correct balance. Then I received 12 keywords and a hash (starting with 17)...
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Electrum 2.7.9 setup never went through the password and seed setup, now I can't send coins

I installed the Electrum 2.7.9 wallet and it never went through the password and seed setup. I ended up with a default standard wallet. I then uninstalled the Electrum wallet and then reinstalled it. ...
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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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Electrum Addresses for Customer Rewards Program

We are a tour company, I want to create a simple BTC rewards program for our travellers. Buy a tour from us and receive $20 BTC. Customer unlikely to have a wallet to begin with thus we need to hold ...
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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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Bitcoin, is this for real or not?

My sister in law believes she has bitcoin, I think she may have something also but do not know for sure,
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Unconfirmed transaction. How to make my wallet made whole

I am running a node with an unconfirmed transaction. I tried shutting down my btc qt so the transaction would be forgotten. To no avail it keeps rebroadcasting the transaction. I am in the process of ...
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Electrum Wallet Backup and Restore process

I guess I have misunderstood something somewhere, because this process isn't working quite as I expected. I had electrum on one laptop which I am about to reset, but before doing so, I wanted to be ...
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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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Retrieving a WIF bits private key

Suppose I have a Wif private key from Electrum 4.0.9: L2pt3eVopnxfBBvMwrJV2saZeAyQfF77UQSH5WGj5q9LBS6WWBmN ( this one or the other generated from the seed is non used of course ) with a corresponding ...
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Script evaluated without error but finished with a false/empty top stack element (Electrum gives error)

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How do I get back into my bitcoin core wallet JSON format no data file

I had 2 wallets long time ago mined on bitcoin core can’t remember JSON that well or what my wallet descriptors was. I did use bip 39 but not giving me my addresses back on electrum wallet please help ...
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Mempool docker unable to connect to electrum server

I'm having a problem with "connecting" my mempool.space to electrumX server. My bitcoin core is working fine, electrumX server is fine as well and up to chaintip. I've installed docker and ...
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Generate Paper Wallet using Electrum

Question: How do I generate a BTC paper wallet from an Electrum wallet. Context: I have created a new wallet in Electrum and transferred a small amount of BTC there. That is the only transaction that ...
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How does Electrum's "send change to lightning" work?

In Electrum, when sending to a non-Lightning ₿ address, I can choose the "send change to lightning" option. How does this work?
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Bitcoin Core shows addresses that Electrum says don't belong to my wallet (imported MPK via EPS). What is going on?

I got a full node (pruned) up and running with Bitcoin Core via Tor. I installed Electrum Personal Server (EPS) and connected my hardware wallet with Electrum via Tor. I generated a watch-only wallet ...
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deriving the master public key and the btc address from seed phrase of electrum wallet

I am searching for an exact python code that can take a standard wallet seed as input and output the the root key or xpub master public key. I had tried several codes but none of them gave me the '...
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Can't sign using Trezor T derived multisig wallet using Electrum | Invalid script_type

I created a P2WSH multisig wallet using Electrum 4.0.9 using a single Trezor T, to which I sent a large amount of BTC. Electrum allowed me to set up the wallet using the same device when I used two ...
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Decrypting wallet

I'm seeking assistance with understanding the technical aspects of how Electrum wallets handle parsing errors and potential solutions for resolving them. My friend has encountered a recurring issue ...
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How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt?

How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt? Is it even possible? Cheers
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Configuring electrum wallet with command line only

I successfully installed electrum on an ubuntu server using the first ref from google search. But how I can configure it without GUI I didn't find.
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How can I get Electrum running under Debian with a restrictive firewall?

So I'm running Debian 9.1 with KDE and am using iptables to disallow all outgoing and incoming traffic by default except that which I explicitly permit. I keep on being disconnected with a red dot in ...
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Get transaction history of address using electrum commands

I am using electrum protocol to query history of a bitcoin address using blockchain.address.get_history. All is good; I am receiving the tx data for every transaction. My problem is that I am unable ...
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Is it possible to use Electrum to create a multisig wallet with a trezor and an airgapped coldcard?

I set up a 2-of-3 multisig using Electrum, a Trezor, and a Coldcard. During testing, I ran into issues using the Coldcard to sign. My approach: (On Electrum) File -> New/Restore -> Multi-signature ...
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Is it ok and safe to import master public key from electrum wallet into bluewallet to be a watch-only wallet?

I want to use my iPhone (Blue wallet) to be the watch-only wallet for my offline wallet generated on electrum. So that I can generate unsigned transaction on the bluewallet and send it back to my ...
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Bitcoin "stolen"

Im a bit of a noob when it comes too bitcoin but i still know some basics. I Ordered 0.00145603 bitcoin ($100AU) from Paybis and the crypto went into my account and then was taken out. If anyone ...
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Cannot Withdraw BTCpay Balance...Assistance Needed

I have tried to be as detailed as possible. I setup a BTCpay store. When setting up the wallet I used a xPub key, that I own the private keys to. These private keys are attached to my blockchain.com ...
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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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Import the seed phrases generated in Electrum

To which wallets can I import the seed phrases generated in Electrum?
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Issues Installing Electrum Personal Server with Sparrow and Bitcoin Core

I'm trying to set up Electrum Personal Server (EPS) to work with Sparrow Wallet and Bitcoin Core. I've followed the standard procedures for the setup, but I've run into some issues. Setup Details: ...
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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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