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Ledger is a popular hardware wallet manufacturer.

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Connecting Ledger Nano X wallet to my Bitcoin node

I've been trying to connect my Ledger nano x to my bitcoin full node following this instructions by Ledger. I have configured the bitcoin.conf file as follows: prune=0 txindex=1 server=1 daemon=1 ...
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Ledger Nano Mnemonic Generation and Questions

From the ledger documentaion we have The device generates a sequence of 256 random bits using the true random number generator (TRNG) built into the device’s Secure Element. The first 8 bits of the ...
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createPaymentTransactionNew with Bech32 address

How to properly call createPaymentTransactionNew using @ledgerhq/hw-app-bt to spend utxos from a bech32 transaction? This is the code I'm using to call it, having previously defined inputs and purpose,...
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Understanding Nano Ledger S concept + Full Node

Nano Ledger S is often referred to as a cold storage hardware wallet. If my understanding is correct, this device is kind of like a little transaction signing machine to be used in conjunction with ...
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What is the source of the price info shown in the Ledger Live app?

How is the pricing info in the Ledger Live Desktop app dashboard populated? From the 6/10/20 blog post, Coinify powers the buy/sell functionality, and Changelly powers the currency swapping. Is either ...
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Replace by Fee- Unconfirmed Transaction

Would anyone here please be able to tell me how to do RBF using the ledger nano- I can see the transaction was RBF and has been stuck for about 24 hours now. The TX is ...
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Incorrect Network

I was hoping someone could help with a transaction please. I sent BTC to my binance account via my ledger. I think I used BTC segwit to send but sent it to the BTC address on binance- I was not aware ...
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Ledger: is the private key tied to the device or the wallet?

Context: I have a Nano S since before, with one recovery phrase and a wallet with some minor BTC on it. Bought a Nano X, set up with a new phrase, and a new wallet, and put some coins in that. Then I ...
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If hardware wallet provider disappears, can I still manage my coins?

I don't fully understand how hardware wallets work, there are two major brands, I will not name them. I see they give you a seed and you can restore from that seed, but... I understand these wallets ...
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Ledger Nano X stuck in loop before being initialized

So I just unboxed my Nano X direct from Ledger. I started the device and it said download Ledger Live. So it set it down to go look for my phone. The thing was, I had trouble finding my phone and ...
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Can a Ledger Nano X hold multiple BitCoin Wallets?

From my reading of Ledger Nano X, it can hold multiple types of currency, for instance, BitCoin and Ethereum. Can it hold two or more separate BitCoin wallets with different balances? Frank
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Warning Newbie: How does a Ledger hold multiple currencies?

So you startup your ledger, copy down your 24 words, and you now have a public and private key. (I think). Now you add the BitCoin App to your Ledger and you can add BTC to your "hardware wallet" ...
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Share the same private key on two ledger devices

I have 2 ledger device. Let's suppose one for me and one for my wife. We want to share the same bitcoin account. Is it a good practice to setup the first ledger and then restore the keywords on the ...
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Multiple private keys on ledger devices

I have read Ledger devices can handle multiple "applications". I suppose an application means a cryptocurrency (btc, eth, etc.). Is there a private key for each application or is it a single private ...
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How are UTXOs handled in Ledger Live?

Take this Bitcoin transaction: https://www.blockchain.com/en/btc/tx/bad181b4bf50342e5226982ac5031d8b9ce670053d3b5c7502b0ff349a5f2838 In my Ledger Live, I can see that 0.3881168 BTC left the wallet: ...
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How to see the entire history of my Ledger Nano S?

I followed the instructions from this Reddit post on how to find my xpub address and tapped the wrench icon button and then "Detailed logs" in Ledger Live. The problem is that this xpub value works ...
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Ledger 8 pin number how hard in terms of entropy is it to guess?

ledger has a max. 8 number pin for unlocking it as far I know. I am very interested, can someone say if (given any method/resources) it is in any scenario (except luck) possible to guess this 8 ...
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Is it possible to brute force the Secure Element of Ledger Nano S?

Only things I could find about this subject always tell that Ledger has a secure element like SIM cards and credit cards have. Also something about another OS running near the main application. But ...
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Wallet validation methods (centralized, SPV, etc.) - please clarify for Ledger and in general

1) ledger: https://bitcoin.org/en/wallets/hardware/ledgernanos/ Variable validation - Payment validation features are provided by the software wallet you use with this device. 2) wasabi: https://...
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What is the threat model of a Bitcoin HSM / Hardware Wallet?

There are many devices available which purport to allow for the secure storage of Bitcoin in adversarial environments, such as compromised computers or potentially untrusted host devices such as ...
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What heirarchical deterministic derivation path is used for FIDO authentication on a Ledger Nano S?

What heirarchical deterministic derivation path is used for FIDO authentication on a Ledger Nano S? Does it ask for a different key each time or is it always the same key? If I connect to Google for ...
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24 Word Mnemonic Seed Phrase for Ledger Nano S usable on Trezor?

Can I use my 24 word mnemonic backup seed phrase that created on my Ledger Nano S on other devices that use a 24 word seed phrase? An example would be the Trezor hardware wallet.
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Buying and selling Bitcoin on a hardware wallet and not sending to an exchange

How can I buy and sell my Bitcoin from a Trezor or Ledger hardware wallet, without sending Bitcoin to an exchange? For example, are there any hardware wallets that allow you to keep your Bitcoins on a ...
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BIP39 Path in Ledger Nano S

On a Ledger Nano S, you are given a BIP39 24 word mnemonic. What is the path to the address used? Is it m/44'/144'/0'/0/0 ? Say for example I use the address generated by the Ledger Nano S to store ...
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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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Chain Code from Ledger Nano S

The question is basically in the title. Can I (or it is possible to) extract the chain code from a ledger nano s device? It doesn't have to be the Master Chain Code. Any of them will do.
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How do you import an xPub from a Ledger Nano to a watch only Bitcoin Core

I am having trouble figuring out how to import my xPub from my Ledger Nano to a watch only Full node (Bitcoin Core 0.17.1) Could someone please explain how to do this? I am reading different things. ...
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Maidsafecoin sent to Ledger Nano S

I sent maidsafecoin to a segwit Bitcoin address generated by my Ledger Nano S. My understanding is the coin is safe at the address and the Nano recorded the transaction as a very small amount of btc. ...
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How to generate a large number of accounts via hw wallet and save addresses to file?

I work in a company which uses a ledger blue hw wallet. They need to generate bitcoin and eth accounts to send to users to deposit to. Currently they have people generating one account at a time in ...
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Get back my change [closed]

Please help. I was new to thew blockchain and did not know about getting change back. when the address to give me my change showed up on my Ledger nano wallet I hit the x instead of the check mark. I ...
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sent BCH to a BTC Segwit address [duplicate]

Is there a way to recover the BCH ? Use his Ledger purse I've sent BCH To address BTC Segwit This link is treated https://explorer.bitcoin.com/bch/address/36CU6nDniJca1UVhvNhjsDdZpUsyYw5vSx I want ...
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Can you retrieve funds send to a legacy address created with a Segwit extended private key imported in Mycelium from a Ledger Nano S?

I imported a segwit xpub6-key in Mycelium as a watch only address. It only shows address starting with 1 instead of 3, which makes sense. I retrieved a small amount on the legacy address and it shows ...
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Generating Output Script from Bitcoin.js or other Javascript Library

I'm attempting to use the Ledger Wallet API to sign a multi-sig transaction. The API works as follows: var inputs = [ [ "71f97fa2a21486ecd99674a8ae068d92acd2e9db49c199473be39984e6cbe0f6", "00000000"...
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ScriptSig raw hex to sign raw tx

i have a p2sh address that is created using an uncompressed public key (from my ledger nano) and a compressed public key (bitcoincore wallet). It requires both signatures to send the funds. When i use ...
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Ledger Nono S (ledgerjs) signP2SHTransaction is Producing Invalid Signature

I was receiving Errors while using signatures produced by signP2SHTransaction function of @ledgerhq/hw-app-btc. So I created a script using bitcore-lib to cross check it against the signature produced ...
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How to get ripple from Nano Ledger S?

About five month ago I purchased and put around 2,000 ripple on my Nano Ledger S. I never upgraded the firmware. I can log in to Nano Ledger just fine. The problem is when I open the desktop ...
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I have 23 words of my 24 word mnemonic (and passphrase) for my ledger nano-s, is it possible for me to brute-force the last word (not in order)

I have ended up wiping my ledger nanao S during test (thoroughly stupid I know) and I am left with 23 (!) seed words and a passphrase. I understand that I should have both backed up my wallet, and ...
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How to dynamically generate bitcoin receive address with a Nano Ledger S?

Is there a way for me to create an app for only my personal use, on my iPhone, that would create a valid receive address for my Nano Ledger S? I know that all of the address are derived from a master ...
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Can the Large Bitcoin Collider project 'break' into offline hardware wallets like the Nano Ledger S?

Let's say the Large Bitcoin Collider manages to guess the private key of a particular Nano Ledger S. Can they then 'spend' or 'steal' the Bitcoins on the Nano or 'send' them to another wallet?
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How to generate a new receive address for each transaction on the Nano Ledger S?

I am wondering if it is possible it have a new receive address each time I receive a crypto. Some exchanges do this for you automatically, but I noticed each time I hit 'display' it was the same ...
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mnemonic pass phrase generation in wallets / hardware wallets - security flaw?

Wouldn't it be saver to generate a mnemonic passphrase manually by just taking random words from a lookup table? My thoughts: a wallet creator can can accidentally or on purpose use deterministic ...
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How are Ledger Nano S private keys protected?

I've read quite some material but it boils down that there "is a chip" on Ledger Nano S and the private key never leaves it. But what I would like to know is the following. Is it encrypted? If so, ...
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What is the 25th word in a mnemonic seed when used on a ledger nano s?

By default ledger nano s generates a 24 word mnemonic. What is the 25th word feature? Is the the passphrase they are talking about?
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Manually extracting ledger nano s wallet public / private keys using “Mnemonic Code Converter” from ledger

I have the following example seed: morning twist board pelican denial retire middle inherit evil ritual omit fade general toddler grace evoke recipe sad minor destroy public dawn scissors cube ...
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How to get Ledger Nano S to work in an Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I installed the ledger manager on Ubuntu VirtualBox, but I can't see any of my USB devices. My host OS is Windows 10. How do I get this to work?
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Regarding Mnemonic Code words and salt key

My aim is to make a hardware wallet. I was studying HD wallet generation (BIP 39) and have figured out how things work under the hood, except one thing. At high level : Mnemonic code (128bit ...
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P2SH in Hardware wallet?

I am designing a hardware wallet and the software that will work with it. I plan to provide P2PKH transactions support in the software for hardware wallet to sign. Is it mandatory to support P2SH ...
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Bought a used ledger nano s from Amazon / Ebay. How do you factory reset the Ledger Nano S?

I just bought a used ledger nano s from amazon and ebay. What is the best method of wiping this device and factory reset it? What are some other precautions before using this used device?
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Is the Ledger Implementation of BIP39 Generation Not Following the Spec?

According to the BIP39 spec, invalid checksums should be displayed by software. However, Ledger's BIP39 generation tool (which looks like a copy of Ian's tool), will not show an error for invalid ...
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How can a 24 word seed know when I added or removed wallets at a later point?

Since I do not have 50 Rep points I had to post my question this way! This is an answer by "https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/users/56917/rstack" to the question "How do Ledger Backups get stored?" "...