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Questions tagged [litecoin]

This tag should be used for questions regarding Litecoin, a cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin. Litecoin is very similar to Bitcoin with a few distinguishing differences: blocks that are mined every 2.5 minutes on average and the scrypt hashing algorithm for its Proof of Work algorithm.

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Blocks are not generating as per given block time and difficulty change time

I've tried to create own AltCoin from litecoin source and I''ve made changes in block generation time. consensus.nPowTargetTimespan = 24 * 60 * 60; consensus.nPowTargetSpacing = 1 * 60; consensus....
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Rules of the mining pools for mining software and weight blockchain Litecoin

What rules must a mining software fulfill in order for a pool to allow mining with the ?, example of a pool please. How heavy is Liteco's chain of blocks at this moment or where can I consult it?
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Converting Litecoin M-addresses to a more commonly accepted format

Is there any way to convert an (LTC) M prefix address to an L prefix address? Many services an apps that accept and transfer LTC reject M-addresses as invalid, even though they are given out by ...
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How to load multiple wallet ? Proper way to handle multiple wallet like account wise wallet

I am trying understand the multiple wallet.I took the reference from this link What I want to do ? Right now in single wallet we can create multiple accounts and each accounts can have multiple ...
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What is Litecoin Mining difficulty

Bitcoin creates 2160 blocks, and if the average time of 2160 blocks is less than 10 minutes, the difficulty increases. If it is more than 10 minutes, the difficulty decreases. As I was studying Light ...
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Premine coins from genesis block are gone after one transaction from account/wallet

Please check the whole question once before giving negative marking or Mark as duplicate of Why can’t the genesis block coinbase be spent? Why I cannot get transaction from genesis block [duplicate]...
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Mining block are not accepted if BIP related values changed to 0 or 1

I am creating own alt from LiteCoin source. So I have changed hashGenesisBlock , hashMerkleRoot , nonce , timestamp etc.Things are working fine if i don't make BIP34Height , BIP65Height , BIP66Height &...
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accessing the Litecoin testnet

I am very new to creation of cryptocurrency wallet. how to create and access the litecoin testnet and elaborate the available ways to do that?if possible, provide link to simple sample project. Thanks
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Issue with the BitcoinJ for Litecoin. Which dependency can be used for Litecoin?

I've created a crypto-currency wallet for Bitcoin using BitcoinJ. Now I want to add Litecoin in this wallet. How to implement BitcoinJ dependency for Litecoin? While using BitcoinJ for both Litecoin ...
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How to figure out litecoind has finished synching the chain?

I’d like to know what is the latest block number, with bitcoind i’m using the rpc blockchaininfo and can read the inititalblockdownload that tells me if it’s synched, and the block number is also in ...
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How accounts, wallets and addresses are related

I have downloaded litecoin code (version of 14 september,2014) and built it. so right now I have a wallet. i have account which's name is just "". then i connected my miner to my node. It solved the ...
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Does PPS reward depend on specific block difficulty?

How is reward per share calculated on PPS payments system? Does it depend on specific block difficulty or average difficulty per day/week/month used? If I have mined two successive blocks with ...
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Is there any RPC Java library using which I can call lite coin methods? [closed]

In case of bitcoin there is bitcoinj. but in Litecoin what will I use?
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Does Bitcore API supports Litecoin and Bitcoin cash?

Does Bitcore API supports Litecoin and Bitcoin cash? If so, kindly suggest me where to find the documentation for the same
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Trying to get a deeper understanding of atomic swaps

I'm an IT-student and writing a thesis about atomic swaps on BTC and BTC-like blockchains. For the thesis I decided to use BTC, LTC, BCH and DCR. These chains have a somehow similar codebase and the ...
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Bitcoind walletnotify

Does wallet notify performs actions also on old transactions? In case that my node went offline for some reason, Once its back online I will get notifications from wallet notify for the transactions ...
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How To Run a Litecoin Node?

How To Run Litecoin Node? I want to run my own litecoin node like bitcoin I know how to run bitcoin node but there is some issue when i am starting litecoin node Any Idea? #Creating Litecoin ...
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What are protocols in Crypto? What are token protocols?

I understand how Consensus protocols work. They are essentially rules that nodes follow in order to validate transactions and blocks. It seems as if all tokens are their own protocols. So what are ...
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How to hard fork a altcoin? [closed]

I have created a altcoin using the reference of LTC and already 170k blocks were formed. Now i want to change the conformation time as well as i want the difficulty to start from base difficulty....
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Is there an efficient way to get the last 200 blocks (BTC, LTC, ETH)?

I am looking for an efficient way of getting the last 200 blocks and being able to pull all transactions related to an address. I would like to do this for BTC, ETH, and LTC. Is there any way to ...
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Deeper understating of blockchain forks.

Ive spend the last 8 months digesting everything and I have a lot more to learn. Is it possible to use Dogecoin on Litecoin network without converting through an exchange? I assumed you could since ...
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how to verify the first segwit litecoin transaction?

I know than the first litecoin segwit transaction was put to blockchain in 2017/05/10, and it seem that no signature in witness data, how this transaction signed and verified? https://chain.so/tx/LTC/...
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How to generate a Litecoin testnet addresses (Segwit also) (Derivation path, bip32)

I'm creating a wallet that generates address for litecoin mainnet in two ways. One is using bitcoinjs-lib. This library has an object with all the data need it to create private keys and address: ...
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Send raw transaction (have tx_hex) on litecoin testnet using api or module

I have raw data (tx_hex) for raw transaction, but I cant send it to litecoin tesnet using post request to testnet.litecore.api. If I insert tx_hex manually in the browser, the transaction is correctly ...
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Have any books has been written about Ripple and Litecoin?

I buy some ebooks about cryptocurrency, bitcoin and blockchain from http://sacredtraders.com/index.php/product-category/crypto-book Have there been any books written about Ripple and Litecoin?
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Atlcoin: Peers don't sync after one creating new block

I have made an altcoin flowing these steps: 1. Generate genesis block and modify in source code genesis = CreateGenesisBlock(1525404232, 5226643, 0x1e0ffff0, 1, 50 * COIN); consensus....
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Using libblkmaker with Litecoin/Catcoin

Can I use libblkmaker for generating Litecoin and Catcoin blocks? Is another PoW hashing algo an obstacle?
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Why is the Litecoin blockchain smaller than the Bitcoin one?

I do not understand why Litecoin's blockchain size is an order of magnitude smaller than Bitcoin's. Indeed according to this link the Bitcoin blockchain requires 196.52 GB and Litecoin's 16.55 GB. In ...
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Altcoin: Who keep the coin for mining first blocks?

I have forked Litecoin version 0.8.7.4 and created an altcoin. I run it in two node and started mining first blocks. I mined 30 blocks, but now I'm curious about what is holding my coin which reward ...
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Building a simple spv android wallet for an altcoin Please help!

I am currently trying to build an android wallet for an altcoin that was forked from litecoin. I have been looking at the loafwallet to change the parameters: https://github.com/litecoin-foundation/...
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How to run multiple node in same machine?

I have created an altcoin base on litecoin source code. I want to test it in multiple node to test peers of each node weather each node can connect to each other. So I try to run "mycoind" in multiple ...
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Litecoin RPC Calculate the commission (PHP)

I have a small problem. I can not calculate the commission in any way. Implementation example: $litecoin = new jsonRPCClient('http://user:password@127.0.0.1:9332/'); echo "<pre>\n"; ...
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Altcoin Wallet based on Litecoin source [closed]

I create my own altcoin based on litecoin source version 0.15 . I have any seed seted,but i have in wallet config addnode=ip. Why my wallet don t sync with blockchain ? It sync if i mine.....
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How do I decipher the output script one op code at a time [duplicate]

I have an output script: OP_DUP OP_HASH160 629dba50de30602afbf52b89bd0de056b0ad0e92 OP_EQUALVERIFY OP_CHECKSIG and an input script for a next transaction: script_asm" : "...
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How to use litecoin testnet on fully synced litecoin core on amazon ec2 instance

I run a synced litecoind on amazon ec2 linux instance. [ec2-user@ip-xxx-xx-xx-xxx ~]$ litecoind -version Litecoin Core Daemon version v0.13.2.1 [ec2-user@ip-xxx-xx-xx-xxx ~]$ litecoin-cli ...
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Why is the value of the input way higher than the output resulting in a second change output? [duplicate]

Background: I'm experimenting on the LTC testnet client. My client has a balance of 0.4 LTC and I sent 0.1 LTC to another wallet address. https://chain.so/tx/LTCTEST/...
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Litecoin core account info result

I'm using Litecoin RPC in my app. I created two wallets on my server. Make some send-receive operations and last result is like that: { "result": { "": -0.381788, "wallet1": 0.11, ...
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How does scrypt pow work?

Bitcoin's pow is sha256, the hash of header is taken and check against a given target to see whether it is smaller than the target, this can be easy seen as block hash starts with zeros. But how does ...
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Restart altcoin blockchain

So, I'm setting up an altcoin for educational purposes and I've essentially forked Litecoin. It's got a 10% premine on it but this wasn't showing up in my wallet so I deleted the $HOME/.mycoin/ ...
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LitecoinJ fork to altcoinJ Could not resolve dependencies

I am trying to fork litecoinJ for an altcoin because they are both using a similar algorithm (scrypt) using Ubuntu 16.04. This is so I may build and android wallet for it. To build the project, I use ...
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Litecoin - mandatory-script-verify-flag-failed (Signature must be zero for failed CHECK(MULTI)SIG operation)

I have manually a raw transaction using bit library in order to send a transaction using Litecoin testnet. After adjusting fee's and other network variables I got the following error that is stated in ...
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How can I connect to the Lightning Network on Litecoin's testnet?

I installed the software but cannot find any nodes to connect to on testnet. There is a website with mainnet nodes but not testnet. Does anyone know where I can find some testnet nodes?
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Litecoin - same transaction hash and block hash

After building litecoin v0.15.1rc1 client on Ubuntu 16.04 I wanted to build an app that uses Litecoin. But I stumbled upon something odd (at least to me). I did the following command: ./litecoin-cli ...
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Can can I identify my deposits to a wallet on a BTC (or LTC) blockchain (using the blockcypher api)

I'm trying to reconcile my deposits to a wallet (happens to be LTC) on an exchange account with the data on the blockchain. I was using the logic: if tx_input_n is -1 then transaction is a ...
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Lost usb with wallet backups

I was hoping someone would be able to help please?!! I backed up my litecoin core wallet and neo wallet to my usb- today i took that usb out with me since I had other stuff on it too and needed to ...
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Which port to use when mining on my own pool?

Which port should I use on my own mining pool? Website ip: 104.238.180.62 How do I connect to the pool to mine? Where can I get stratum ports? What should I enter into cg miner?
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is there ANY other way to get the funds off this paperwallet I just bought?????HELP

why does my jaxx wallet STILL show no transactions long after I have scanned in the private key off the paper wallet? I have gotten green check that all is good, they show the amount to be transferred,...
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Is there a way to retrieve lost Litecoin

one year ago, I transferred few litecoins to btc-e, which after few days were shut down, from my wallet. At that time, my wallet was not fully synced with the network. In my wallet I can still see ...
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I use Litecoin Core wallet on my PC and need to have it on laptop to take away on holiday

I am using Litecoin Core wallet on my PC, and I need daily access to it. I am travelling away from home at Easter and taking my laptop with me. I downloaded Litecoin Core Wallet to my laptop, but ...
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How can I calculate how long it took a transaction to be confirmed?

Is it possible to calculate - or even reasonably estimate - how long it took for a transaction to be included in a block after it was first created? I'm asking about already confirmed transactions ...