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did FIBRE technology improve the pace of Mempool data(pending transactions) propagation in Bitcoin?

The FIBRE technology seems to transmit the mined blocks. I am wondering if this technology transmits pending transactions in the Mempool as well.
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Is FIBRE still in use in 2023?

I have read Can someone please explain FIBRE to me like I'm 5 and why is it useful? then https://bitcoinfibre.org/ and https://github.com/bitcoinfibre/bitcoinfibre. But I still do not understand, ...
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Did the FIBRE protocol reduce the occurrence of chain forks?

I've just learned that Fibre protocol is used for really fast block propagation. My understanding is that if blocks are propagated faster, miners can more quickly continue to work on (what seems to ...
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How to move only "blocks" and "chainstate" folders on an external USB hard-drive while running Bitcoin Client on connected laptop with Ubuntu?

I have experience with secure-copy and secure-download but how do I move only the Bitcoin Client "blocks" and "chainstate" folders within the home directory of Ubuntu 18.04 to an external USB hard-...
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Improvements that could be made to how bitcoin propagates its transactions and blocks?

As of 2018 what are the known improvements that could be made to how bitcoin propagates its transactions and blocks?
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Can someone please explain FIBRE to me like I'm 5 and why is it useful?

I read the website but they imply you already know why this is valuable. Can someone please illuminate me on this issue?
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