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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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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 ...
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block.io one to many, many to one

In one instance I want to be able to take specific amounts from specific addresses and send it to one address. In other instance I want to send specific amounts to multiple addresses, from one ...
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Litecoin explorer that accepts M-prefixed segwit addresses?

Just realized that the litecoin explorer I was using (blockcypher) doesn't allow me to input M-prefixed segwit addresses (more info). Any other litecoin explorer that can do this?
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Unable to connect to Litecoin Testnet with Litecoin Core on Mac

I've downloaded the LiteCoin Core for the Mac (High Sierra 10.13.3) in order to use the testnet for testing an online shopping cart. I'm not looking to mine any coins, just use the wallet. The ...
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How can i generate private key and its address of bitcoin,dogecoin,litecoin etc [duplicate]

Is there any way i can generate private key and address of bitcoin and bitcoin forks(litecoin,dogecoin etc...). For bitcoin I have used BitcoinJ to generate private key and address but for litecoin ...
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Reduce Confirmations in the block coins to mature

I have created a alternative coin by using the fork of litecoin, and succeeded. But i need to change the Confirmations of first mining transaction How can i reduce the Default Confirmation '101' for ...
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Gitian build for litecoin fork

I am getting started with cryptocurrency creation, I have forked litecoin and creating my own currency, I want to create stand alone wallet desktop app, which can be distributed, while building I ...
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Litecoin tagged addresses

I know that on blockchain info there is a list of bitcoin tagged addresses https://blockchain.info/tags. I'm wondering if there exists something similar for Litecoin, since I did not find any ...
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Derive LTC Segwit (M-Address) private key from Trezor

So I'm trying to get my head around this! I've got my 24 seed for my Trezor. I got my Segwit account for LTC (Address starts with M). I also have the P2H equivalent for my address (Starts with 3). ...
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Getting Litecoin cash out of my Trezor

I am trying to get my private key out of my Trezor in order to access my Litecoin cash. I used the following site in order to generate the private key out of my 24-word recovery phrase: https://...
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Why is there separate private key for every adress? What should i record for my paper wallet?

Why is there separate private key for every address in Litecoin? What should I record for my paper wallet?
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While Creating new CryptoCurrency should we create Smart Contract?

I have confusion in my mind regarding create own cryptocurrency. Questions: 1.) I have created my own cryptocurrency using bitcoin or litecoin fork. So, From where to generate my original balance on ...
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Can I connect to Litecoin, Dash, BitcoinCash, Doge, etc. RPC with Bitcoin RPC client?

I want to set up a few nodes for different Bitcoin-derived cryptocurrencies and regularly query them for data via the JSON-RPC API. The thing is: I can't find much information on any other RPC API ...
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Litecoind answers “getnewaddress” RPC request with “Method not found”

After having compiled the Litecoin daemon found at: https://github.com/litecoin-project/litecoin.git and set up a username and password, calling litecoin-cli -rpcuser=<username> -rpcpassword=&...
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Litecoin-cli validates segwit bitcoin address as valid litecoin address

I was messing around with litecoin-cli and found some strange behaviour. If I try to validate a segwit bitcoin address, with the litecoin-cli it returns as a valid litecoin address. Is this the ...
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How can I use raw litecoin protocol to connect to nodes?

I am trying to connect to litecoin nodes using raw protocol. I follow Ken Shirriff instructions from this article . My code works perfect with bitcoin, so I just replaced bitcoin nodes connection ...
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Building enviornment, libraries, and compiling… What does that mean? [closed]

I'm an absolute beginner and I am reading the guide on how to build an altcoin (forked from litecoin) here and I am confused on the first steps. I don't want someone else to do it, I want myself to do ...
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How to create an altcoin

I'd like to create a Litecoin fork. This is purely for educational purposes. Any tips on how to get started? I've googled for guides online but I can't find any good ones. Info is scattered all over ...
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Can a cryptocurrency be liquid while it is in its pre-sale, or even ICO

I am planning to run a Coin's ICO for several years, not interested in the gains to be made from selling out ICO in 3 days NO, but interested in using the COin to end Global Poverty as i deem fit. So ...
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What next after coin creation?

I am working on the new litecoin source 0.15.0.1. Change the required things in the source and compiled. I am able to generate the blocks. Now How I can add a miner to this coin/network to mine this ...
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Antimer L3+ - Approximately How Many Coins In 30 days

I am about to receive one L3+ LiteCoin miner with A hash speed of 4TH/s. Approximately, how much litecoin could I reasonably expect to mine in 30 days with my L3+ running at full operating speed 24/...
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I have mistakenly sent my LTC to (M) address instead of (3) address

I have mistakenly sent my litecoins to (M) as the starting letter of the address, whereas the Litecoin address now has changed to (3) as the starting letter. So can anyone help me to recover this?
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How can I use Bread on iOS to manage bitcoin and litecoin?

I have a Bread wallet for iOS (https://bitcoin.org/en/wallets/mobile/ios/breadwallet/). Is it possible to manage both bitcoin and litecoin with the same Bread app? If so, how can I use the Bread app ...
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What type of fork is Litecoin?

Is Litecoin classified as either a hard fork or soft fork? If neither, what is considered as?
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howto put first amount of altcoin into network?

if you clone another cryptocurrency and generate a new genesis block, starting a new coin with balance of zero, how should you put the first amount of money into the network. For example, I want my ...
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Not sure if I accidentally double spent my LTC LITECOIN

LEDGER NANO S - CHROME APP LTC LITECOIN I just sent two transactions (with different amounts) from one address to the same receiver one after another. While sending the second the first was still ...
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Can miners be paid transaction fees even if they don't solve the current block?

I was recently mining on ltc.tbdice site which is a solo type site. They only pay out when a block is found and nearly all goes straight to the miner. I had set up a specific wallet address for this ...
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Help With Raw Transaction Fee - Absurdly High Fee

I've been working on my Litecoin wallet for a while now. But I can't seem to control the transaction fee when I make raw transactions. I know how to send transactions with Litecoin-Qt GUI: https://...
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help can I recover ltc sent to a btc address

Im super new like a lot of people. I have a nano s ledger and I attetpted to send ltc from coinbase to the ledger only to realize I used the btc address on my ledger. Is this recoverable?
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Current transaction fees for various cryptocurrencies

Is there a place that lists current transaction fees for various cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash etc.? The best would be fees converted to some fiat (USD, EUR) ...
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Old Wallet, Private key and known public address

This is the scenario I have an old wallet This wallet misses a transaction. This transaction was confirmed several times in 2014 I have the public address of that transaction If I ask to my friend ...
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Remove Orphan blocks from “personal” blockchain

Alright, so I've been trying to learn a little more about the blockchain and blockchain-development lately. For every other altcoin, I've noticed that there's such a thing as a bootstrap.dat-file ...
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How to access “change” account from LTC transaction?

I bought LTC on Coinbase, and then transferred it all to my Jaxx wallet address. The transaction hjas been confirmed, and the amount sent shows in Jaxx. Looking at the transaction on blockcypher.com, ...
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Litecoin transaction sent to Bitcoin address that starts with (3) [duplicate]

I have an issue where I have paid and received litecoin into my Bitcoin addres that starts with (3) I am now trying to get my coins and sell them or move to a litecoin address! Can anyone advise on ...
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Will a Litecoin LTC transaction with a low fee of .001 confirm?

Will a low fee of less than .001 ltc confirm using the coinomi wallet? And if it doesn't how long do you have to wait for it to return the coins back to you?
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Litecoin query re Wemineltc

Wondering if you can help me out with question.. I was mining litecoin with WemineLTC some years ago... I am aware that they have now disappeared from the market.. I have or had 10 coins which were ...
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Altcoin based on Litecoin

I've compiled the Litecoin source using a custom genesis block to create a simple Altcoin for fun. I just have some questions about Bitcoin/Litecoin Qt. When I mine a block using the generate ...
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Hard forking a blockchain to new codebase?

Several years ago, I forked Litecoin as a hobby project just to get some experience working with crypto code. I generated a new genesis block and mined some for fun I never really messed with it ...
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How is a Litecoin address generated?

How is a litecoin address generated? What hashing do they use? For example, bitcoin addresses are generated like so: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Technical_background_of_version_1_Bitcoin_addresses I ...
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How to handle an old, abandoned Litecoin withdrawal from btc-e.com

In 2013 I bought some litecoins on btc-e.com. I noticed this website is down by now. I found a e-mail from 11/2013: "Dear (my login name), We received a request to withdraw 25.87814001 LTC on purse ...
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Is there anything I can do to speed up the synchronization of litecoinj?

I am using litecoinj which is forked from bitcoinj but compared to bitcoinj, the wallet creation and block synching is slow when using litecoinj. So, I searched for a solution and found a post that ...
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Mnemonic seed BIP 39 HD wallet with vanity address

Can we create a mnemonic seed BIP 39 HD wallet with vanity address for LITECOIN, if yes, how?