Questions tagged [litecoin]

Questions about Litecoin are generally off topic unless they have applicability to Bitcoin. 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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When trying to unlock the Coinbase transaction, the core aborts after starting [closed]

I have following this guide here: Why can’t the genesis block coinbase be spent? Tries to unlock the Genesis transaction in Litecoin version 0.21.2.1. Step 1 - Disable skipping the genesis block (...
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Why is Bitcoin inefficient? Would other cryptocurrencies do better if they were as popular?

I'm new to blockchain stuff. I have few questions. Why are Bitcoin fees are so high compared to Litecoin or other currencies? Why does Bitcoin use so much computing power (more than Ireland)? I heard ...
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How can bitfinex send LTC to a Bitcoin address?

It's my fault. However, how come bitfinex doesn't guard against this error? Also how can it be possible? 32uxxMqwrpEKTDodF8BZkuRJGs8ruujoti is clearly not an LTC address. I am not even sure how the ...
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pokkst/litecoinj message verification problem - Address.fromKey() returning wrong address [closed]

I have a problem with java library pokkst/litecoinj. I am using the regular bitcoinj library to verify signed messages with success. As pokkst/litecoinj is a fork of bitcoinj I have expected it to ...
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Litecoin implemented MimbleWimble extension blocks. Will Bitcoin adopt this privacy upgrade?

Litecoin is a good real world testcase for upgrades into Bitcoin. With the recent announcement of MimbleWimble extension blocks for privacy on LTC. Will Bitcoin adopt such a feature and what would ...
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Where do I find a private key in litewallet.io? [closed]

I have created this public key LUv2h4kHH21bJSmab2UAvBarLmSckWFASS in a mobile app called litewallet.io which can be found here https://litewallet.io/ but I do not see an option in litewallet to ...
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no output on gettxout method [All Blocks Are Counted]

litecoin-cli gettxout "9d56b3bf179a988873fc2162d70bba44849ef822764c9049a0f722b5fdc9acc1" 1 This is the command im using to get information about a transaction. litecoind -txindex=1 -daemon -...
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Will Bitcoin copy Best Features of Litecoin, Ripple, if its Open Source?

Proponents of Bitcoin always mention that Bitcoin is Open Source, so if any better cryptocurrency comes along, Bitcoin can just copy those features in their open source. Both Litecoin and Ripple have ...
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how to make own coin with soft fork? [closed]

What I am looking to do is soft fork on litecoin and create my own coin! I know that I need to make a node but I can't find any process that shows me how to create my own coin.
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Can Litecoins be traded directly to Bitcoin? [closed]

Can Litecoins be traded directly to Bitcoin? If I have Litecoin, can I change for Bitcoin? Just like Euro for U.S. dollar.
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how is litecoin different from bitcoin [closed]

So far, i only know that litecoin is using another mining algorithm called Scrypt which has some ASIC resistance. Is there any more difference? Or they are completely the same except the mining ...
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what file/method is block reward processed?

I have managed to build an altcoin (from litecoin source) but my coin requires that I make changes to the way rewards are made. I have been looking at the source code to try to find where block reward ...
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Convert 33-byte public key with no parity prefix to address

I'm writing a blockchain parser and I keep running into this type of scriptPubKey in the Litecoin blockchain: 20a75ca72ffd994d2004d67b0e89015913f7352455d0111ede590430037c9fe2ac ...
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How can I import the Mini Private Key of a physical coin?

I have a physical Litecoin based on a Casacius Bitcoin. I have the public key and see that the Litecoins are there. Peeling back the seal/sticker revealed a Mini Private Key, but I'm having trouble ...
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Is there a way to determine the difference between a BTC prefix 3 address and a LTC prefix 3 address?

I am trying to determine if there is a way to tell the difference between a BTC prefix 3 address and a LTC prefix 3 address, for validation purpose. Example if given this public key address: ...
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Transaction with duplicate address in the output

I came across this transaction and noticed that there's duplicate address for the output part. https://live.blockcypher.com/ltc/tx/ada86c7d6f46f712bfa04982f17ce9cd9d4c2560e3493de9c22f8b135ece6cb9/ ...
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P2SH to LTC address with M

Are there anyone know how to convert P2SH address (like 34A5PyCvPJKYtHmj9jmKhGzBBwpGuAkZog) to MANDhrctLRAygo3dFckfWvEaWeQizSwWNK? I tried to decode with Base58Check, then removed 05 and added 032, ...
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What is the difference between P2SH redeem script on Bitcoin and on Litecoin?

I am building a service that is based on multisig wallets. My current progress is so that I've implemented the multisigs for Bitcoin network and it works fine. Now I am on Litecoin and I am facing ...
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where is located the implementation of getaddressutxos method of litecoin rpc

Hi I have started to play with litecoin node making queries via rpc using litecoin-cli. There are some methods that caught my attention and have something related to "addressindex" these are: ...
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convert "M" address to "3" address LTC [closed]

currently im facing with 1 issue that i need to convert all my litecoin address in my fullnode to legacy address (prefix with "M"). Im know that we have a tool https://litecoin-project.github.io/p2sh-...
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Litecoinj transaction sent to unknown address [closed]

I have used litecoinj-core-0.15 to generate a transaction to address MD1AYTZnTtGKQToj2LTD7qLsSzrqcdXr9J. Litecoinj generated a transaction with two outputs. The first one (to ...
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can not access via RPC to litecoin node

I set up a litecoin full node in AWS. I opened ports 22, 80 and 9332. Also from my laptop I cloned this project https://github.com/janoside/btc-rpc-explorer I executed on my local but unfortunately I ...
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Open source updated blockchain explorer for altcoin [closed]

Is there updated blockchain explorer available to work with altcoin? I configured the most popular blockhain explorer: iquidus explorer but the transactions display table are limited on display, can'...
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Rules of the mining pools for mining software and weight blockchain Litecoin [closed]

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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How does the Litecoin difficulty get calculated?

Bitcoin creates 2016 blocks, and if the average time of 2016 blocks is less than 10 minutes, the difficulty increases. If it is more than 10 minutes, the difficulty decreases. How does the Litecoin ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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