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How does the most recently found critical vulnerability (CVE-2018-17144) work?

If you were a miner, what are the steps you would take to create the extra (21,000,012.5th) bitcoin? Where in the source code is this exactly (link)? Why can't this be done by a non-miner? Also, ...
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Why does bitcoind say “error: couldn't connect to server” for the first few minutes of boot-up?

After starting bitcoin from the command line, with: ./bitcoind -daemon I immediately run the followup command: ./bitcoind getinfo which gives me the following error: error: couldn't connect to ...
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Transaction priority

I'm testing some functionality on the testnet and I'm having problems with the transactions priority. According to the technical info, a transaction that has not enough priority should have a fee of ...
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What does “Unable to decode output address” mean?

On BlockChain.info, I have noticed a few transactions which send money to "Unable to decode output address". For example, here is one: https://blockchain.info/tx/...
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Segwit address creation

I'm unable to create a segwit address in Bitcoin Core 15.0.1 64-bit Windows I have tried multiple times but keep getting the same error. The following is the output from the console $ getnewaddress ...
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transaction creation failed

I am using bitcoin Qt version v0.7.0-beta and when I tried to send a transaction (1.5 bitcoins) I received a message transaction creation failed what can be the reason? Few minutes ago I sent 0.1 ...
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What's going on with address 1NZ9kxxUykiNSe61ZRNPLqWeVHVRnirGry?

Does anyone know what is going on here: https://blockchain.info/address/1NZ9kxxUykiNSe61ZRNPLqWeVHVRnirGry As far as I can tell, it looks like the "1NZ9..." address seems to be one one of those ...
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Is Bitcoin database cross platform compatible?

I want to use my Windows 7 Bitcoin database (the block chain I downloaded + my wallets) on Linux (Debian). I run Debian as VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 host and share the Bitcoin data folder (C:/...
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How do I recover from a disk read error (fread failed)?

My full node daemon (bitcoind) crashed due to a disk read failure. The error is as follows: "Deserialize or I/O error - CAutoFile::read: fread failed" etc. How do I recover from this error? I don't ...
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How to decode very huge (!) raw transactions?

I'm parsing the blockchain to extract certain information I need for a script. One thing I do is parsing transactions. What I do is: getrawtransaction <tx> decoderawtransaction <rawtx> ...
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Bitcoin-qt Not Syncing with errors [duplicate]

My bitcoin-qt (on ubuntu installed via the PPA) just plain won't sync. It's been running for days and no/little progress past ~82256 blocks remaining... I've also got an error displaying "Warning: ...
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Why does this transaction give me an error?

I am trying to script automatic payments without hosting a full node (my server doesn't have enough harddrive space). To do this I'm using electrum's python interface, and I have created a transaction,...
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Electrum Error Message “22”

When I try to send BTC from my Electrum wallet address to one of my unused addresses in Electrum, just as a test, it comes up with an error message (U'message':u'TX rejected, U'code':-22). I'm using ...
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Bitcoind returning “Invalid JSON-RPC 2.0 response”?

I am starting to use a basic implementation of Bitcoin JSON RPC (dzhuvinov library), and I am getting a strange result. Here is my code: public static void main(String[] args) { URL serverURL = ...
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Bug with bitcoinchain.com? [closed]

The bug is with https://bitcoinchain.com Before I report it I would like to see if I can gain any additional clues as to what might be going on in order to assist their developers to get to the root ...
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mtgox failure… any implications for bitcoin/ecurrency protocol design?

last heard, estimates are Mtgox lost about ~$½B ... apparently the current bitcoin market cap is around ~$8B ie Mtgox failure roughly somewhere around 1/16th the entire market cap of bitcoin, a ...
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GUI Miner no responses to getwork, and Verification failed

I just starting with mining today I have everything set up for slush pool on GUIMiner - v2012-12-03 . I'm not sure what is wrong but this is what the console says 2013-06-21 01:37:26: Listener for "...
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Deposit Litecoin into bitstamp from coinbase

I have been having an issue trying to transfer my Litecoin from Coinbase to Bitstamp Litecoin deposit. I think I am correctly following all the steps. When I am in the Bitstamp Litecoin deposit page I ...
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BitMinter gpu mining error

I have recently gotten BitMinter on Linux, and was hoping to try GPU mining. However, as soon as BitMinter starts, it gives the following messages: BitMinter Client v1.6.1 started No OpenCl-...
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Unable to install MultiBit 64bit version

How do I install the 64 bit version of MultiBit? I downloaded the MultiBit client that is supposed to be compatible with 32 bit & 64 bit but when I run the program it give an error message that ...
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How to use command line flags in Linux?

I'm using bitcoin-qt(0.8.0) on ubuntu studio (12.04.2), and suffered a power failure while loading. Now I receive the "failed to load block" error message. This happened to someone else, and the ...
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bitcoind error “mempool min fee not met” preventing me from sending btc on blockchain

When I want to send btc in block chain this message is appearing: BitcoindException(super=com.neemre.btcdcli4j.core.BitcoindException: Error #-26: 66: mempool min fee not met, code=-26). Who ...
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socket send error Bad file descriptor (9)

The log file goes back quite a few weeks but this error started to appear today. Any ideas why?
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Bitcoin sending transaction error

I recently bought some Bitcoins(around 0.5) and sent some to a friend. He got them direct. Today I wanted to transfer some more but it didn't work. Every transaction was an error, besides one very ...
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bitcoin core 0.10.1 upgrade stuck syncing

I just upgraded from Bitcoin Core 0.9 to 0.10.1 on Ubuntu 14.4 after being gone for a few months (blockchain data is from February). When I loaded up bitcoin-qt, it seemed to be working fine and ...
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blockchain - strange problem

I have Windows 7 and i’m using the bitcoin-qt client v0.8.6-beta. Last night i tried to open up the client – but there was a message that said i had some issues with the blockchain. Which is weird, i ...
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System error Database 1/0 error

I just updated my btc wallet to 0.8.1, I think, to a macbook. Now I can't open it, I keep getting an error message that says "System error Database 1/0 error"? I'm fairly technically illiterate so any ...
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Bitcoind error -28

The following CLI command: $ bitcoin-cli getblockcount Gives the following error message: error code: -28 error message: Activating best chain... Any idea what is error code: -28?
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Bitcoin stuck, not syncing

I recently converted from Chakra Linux to Opensuse 13.1 without formatting the home partition (I took a chance) and didn't have to do the usual reloading of email, documents and bitcoin started ...
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Corrupted transaction

In this transaction There's a decoding error and an escrow. What could cause this?
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Bitcoin core database gone after error no more free disk space? How can I recover my bitcoins?

So I got myself into this situation. I have a Bitcoin core wallet, which was up to date and all the way synced. Two days ago I tried to start it up again but when I tried to shut my laptop down I had ...
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Generating blocks in regtest: “hash doesn't match nBits”

I'm getting this error in regtest mode after setgenerate RPC: ERROR: CheckProofOfWork() : hash doesn't match nBits After looking for error text in src I found a match in pow.cpp (obviously ...
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What does this mean? RPC_CLIENT_NOT_CONNECTED = -9, // Bitcoin is not connected

I'm building a service which does some automatic Bitcoin transactions and balance checking. In the system I now created some logging, which told me that my bitcoind daemon (running on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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getblocktemplate returns out of memory

I tried on a few different machines, vps etc. Also, few different altcoin litecoin included. Most were with 4 GB of ram, if this matters. Every time when I enter the command getblocktemplate , I get ...
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Bitcoin's error (debug file)

Bitcoin synchronized approximately on 60% and today in the morning I saw this error: "Error: a fatal error occured (see details in the debug.log)". Here's my debug log: debug log Kindly help me to ...
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Having trouble with a new wallet

Not sure if this is the right place to post because it is not specifically bitcoin, but it is crypto, and I need the help of someone a bit more tech-savvy than myself... I have just downloaded the ...
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Increase transaction fee with Bitcoin Core client fails because of no change output. Why?

Context I created a transaction (using the full balance of an output) with the Bitcoin Core Wallet (running as full node). The transaction got into the mempool of major nodes, as expected. I set the ...
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What does message “Server is lagging (9 blocks)” mean in Electrum?

When opening Electrum, the bottom of the window showed message "Server is lagging (9 blocks)". What does this mean? Is the Electrum server not up to date with the blockchain? Can I expect the ...
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block checksum mismatch?

While trying to sync I got a "block checksum mismatch" in my debug.log file. Here is the last 30 lines. You can see that it happily downloading block, then it gets a network unreachable, then it has a ...
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Bitcoind fails to start on Centos 7

When I execute bitcoind on CentOS 7 I get this error: Unable to start HTTP server. See debug log for details. bitcoind: scheduler.cpp:19: CScheduler::~CScheduler(): Assertion `nThreadsServicingQueue ...
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Bitcoind listtransactions return only received transactions not showing send payment

I try to get all transaction of an account using this: listtransactions Ammadkhalid But this is show me received transaction not send here screenshot but in php:
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Having trouble solo mining [duplicate]

I mine for fun. Please no responses saying "You really shouldn't mine on that computer. At all. Forget mining exists." Whenever I try to mine using the instructions given in the README of the ...
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Runaway exception on 0.9.3 Bitcoin client startup 64 bit Windows 7

After I install my Bitcoin client (0.9.3 64 bit on Win7) I can run it one time without problems. It won’t start up a second time, though, and terminate with the following error: EXCEPTION: ...
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Setup cgminer on Ubuntu 12.04 (im getting libudev.so.1 not found error)

I have read and read and read over the internet but noone seems to have problem like this. Im trying to setup cgminer on my Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) desktop but i failed. Downloaded cgminer from url ...
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Multibit - Failed to create a Selector

I installed MultiBit a few weeks ago and today it's not loading anymore. It displays the following Error in the logs: The Blockchain "C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\MultiBit\multibit.spvchain" ...
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how to solve this error ? and use detachdb?

I got the following error Error initializing database environment /home/rune/.bitcoin! To recover, BACKUP THAT DIRECTORY, then remove everything from it except for wallet.dat. when I run ...
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error code: -26 error message: 16: mandatory-script-verify-flag-failed (Signature is found in scriptCode)

I am building a simple p2pkh transaction using libbitcoin. Trying to pass it through my regtest node. I am getting the following error message. error code: -26 error message: 16: mandatory-script-...
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Only one chain is appearing in Miner Status on Antminer S9

I just hooked up my miner after returning from training. when i first hooked it up all 3 chains were visible but then i moved the miner to a more permanent location and hooked it back up. now only one ...
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Bitcoin Core on SD card

Running out of hard drive space, I bought a 256 GB SD card formatted with the FAT filesystem and moved my Bitcoin directory to it. After getting error messages I decided to delete it and redownload (...
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I cann't send BTC on wallet Blockchain

When I try to send BTC i get error: BitcoindException(super=com.neemre.btcdcli4j.core.BitcoindException: Error #-26: 66: mempool min fee not met, code=-26). My wallet is on blockchain.info, I set ...