Questions tagged [lightning-network]

Proposed payment system leveraging payment channels which allow re-negotiation of balances that finally get executed on the Bitcoin blockchain.

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How exactly do I use Lightning Network? Does it even actually exist?

http://lightning.network/how-it-works/ Where is the download button for the official, highly trusted CLI application which works with Bitcoin Core? So that I can actually make Lightning transactions? ...
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Why doesn't Bitcoin-Core support Lightning Network? [closed]

I first learned about Bitcoin in 2009. Ever since, I've (very) slowly pieced together information, while shaking off 99% disinformation, about how Bitcoin works. I run a Bitcoin Core fullnode and have ...
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Where can I find a step by step guide to become a node, and use the lightning network?

I am looking for information about how to run a node on the Lightning Network and start using it? Is there a step-by-step guide available somewhere?
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Is there a reason that Bitcoin Core won't add built-in support for Lightning Network, is it dead, and what is the real website?

I've spent a lot of time recently trying to understand what Bitcoin Lightning is. It appears as if the main website for it is this: https://www.bitcoinlightning.com/ However, the site feels extremely &...
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How to give IP to my node on the Bitcoin Lightning Network

I want to give Ip address to my new node . I have got the pubkey for my node , on the lightning.exe application ,but could not set IP address to my node so that it can be seen publicly on the site "...
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Blockchain Recent Scaling Proposals : (Sharding, blocksize , SegWit, GHOST, Lightning, multichains, sidechains, DAGs)

What are some recent scaling proposals worth note? (Continually Updated)
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If the Lightning Network is so great, why is it "level 2", not stable and not built into Bitcoin Core? [duplicate]

Lightning Network, as it's described, seems to solve all the problems with Bitcoin. I'm unable to accept payments due to the insane fees, but would be able to if Lightning Network were supported. But ...
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How do I actually USE this Lightning Network?

https://lightning.network/ I've clicked every link. There is no download. Not even some beta CLI thing which requires Bitcoin Core to function, or anything whatsoever. If this is a thing and people ...

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