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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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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?
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Is bitcoin-gold more ASIC-resistant than Litecoin?

Bitcoin Gold's main point for existence has claimed to be ASIC-resistant in order to have mining power more distributed. But wasn't this tried already with Litecoin via Scrypt mining algorithm? I've ...
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Lost Lite coin transfering to wallet

I tried to send litecoins to my ledger nano s wallet and coinbase confirmed it but they never showed up in my wallet
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How do I verify the GPG sig for Litecoin Core?

Usually I am able to verify signatures using the verify option in GPG, but this doesn't work when attempting to verify the Litecoin Core client DMG. For example: $ gpg --verify litecoin-0.14.2-osx....
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How does Exodus wallet (or other wallet) exchange bitcoin to other cryptocurrency?

I have been using Exodus wallet for a very short time. And it shows that I can exchange bitcoin to many other cryptocurrencies and wise versa. I still couldn't find a good answer on how this exchange ...
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JAVA JSON-RPC for Litecoin

I am looking for Java Json-Rpc for Litecoin or any implementation for Litecoin
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Solo mining Altcoin (litecoin fork)

i have made a fork of the current Litecoin code version 0.15.1. I have already generated the genesis block and now i want to solo mine the coin. What is the correct way to do it solo? I tried ...
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Altcoin (Litecoin fork) creation. No synchronisation

i m trying to create an altcoin from the current Litecoin master branch on github. Its Litecoin in the version of 0.15.1. By editing some parameter in chainparams.cpp i m able to create my genesis ...
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Generating paper wallet offline with liteaddress GitHub download

After extracting all the files from the .zip file available at GitHub, which of the files do I need to open from the download in order to generate keys offline. Is it the bitaddress.org html file? ...
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Litecoin /Bitcoin addresses [closed]

I have just bought some Litecoin and Bitcoin. There are many addresses that seem to be created as I press Send and Receive. Do I need to allocate one of those generate addresses to my purchased Coin ...
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Litecoin transaction never reached my adress

Hi I did a Litecoin transaction from Mercado Bitcoin to Bitstamp and it never reached the destination. The platform mercado bitcoin says my transaction was completed and it doesn't and when I click ...
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How long does it take to Sync my Litecoin Core Wallet?

I transferred litecoin from Coinbase to my LTC Wallet. I downloaded the wallet from Litecoin.org and it says it has to sync first before it can accept the transfer. Currently, it says that it is about ...
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Is Solo Mining possible using Litecoin-qt?

Trying to "play the lottery" and solo-mine Litecoin by lighting up a couple of ATI graphics cards & putting them to work. (I know, I'll probably never mine any, but this way the upstairs gets ...
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I sent litecoin to my bitcoin address, on my nano ledger

So I am very new to cryptocurrencies and have already made my first mistake. I used shapeshift.io to transfer bitcoin to litecoin, and entered a bitcoin address as the recipient to receive the ...
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Exchanging BTC (bitcoin) for LTC (litecoin)

How can I safely exchange BTC for LTC? I've found a website called Changelly. Does anyone have any experience with this website? Are there other websites/ways to safely exchange cryptocurrency? I ...
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How to prevent lightening network spend two times the balance?

If I choose off-blockchain transaction in Lightning network is it any mechanism to check wether balance covers mount of transaction? So is it, or isn't it possible spend two times the same amount of ...
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How can I start off-block transaction in LoafWallet?

Lightening network promise, basic principle is, transaction not need to add to blockchain but cumulate them and submit all together for a reduced amount of fee. How can I choose such an option in ...
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How can I verify the PGP signature of https://liteaddress.org on Windows?

Suppose I want to download a copy of https://liteaddress.org in order to run it offline in a safe environment. Then how can I verify that the website hasn't been hacked? How can I verify that the ...
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Is there any open source implementation of Litecoin wallet integration in Java? [closed]

I want to integrate Litecoin wallet.Is there any way to do it
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20 word seed phrase

Approximately 3.5 years ago I backed up some Lite Coins with a crypto wallet. I don't remember which one and now I want to restore the .dat file that I have on disk. I tried Electrum but the seed ...
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LTC to BCC transaction shows confirm but still not recieved

I had the transfer of litecoint from coinbase to btc wallet 19days ago but still I didn’t receive the BCC in my wallet. Actually I have transferred around 42 LTC to BCC and the transcation shows ...
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Help! I've sent ltc to bcc address

I've been stupid.. I've sent ltc's from one wallet (litebit) to a bcc address from my other wallet (btc.com) by mistake. The btc.com wallet only supports BTC and BCC The address is ...
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Help in understanding block header input data for scrypt

I am an computer engineering student trying to understand how the Litecoin scrypt algorithm works. I downloaded the Github cp-uminer. Can someone give me some examples what the input data look like ...
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litecoin constants and prefixes

Is there any list of litecoin constants available? Something like Bitcoin list of address prefixes
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Single API Platform for multiple cryptocurrency?

I am wondering for a single API platform where i will be able to trade for below 5 crypto currency : 1) Bitcoin 2) Litecoin 3) Ethereum 4) Dash 5) Monero So, are you guys supporting all these in 1 ...
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LTC source code cloning to a new cryptocurrency?

How do I edit the code to make my own currency, while changing the name? Hey, I have downloaded LTC source code from its official github link. I want to create my own cryptocurrency identical to LTC, ...
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Recovering LTC coin sent to a BTC address

I have mistakenly sent LTC coin(Using bittrex) to my BTC wallet(Zebpay). I have not received the coins yet. The transaction is showing 6+ confirmations on blockcypher and not showing anything in ...
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Litecoin: why getBlockHash is not a function?

I have the following code: var litecoin = require('litecoin'); var clientLTC = new litecoin.Client({...}); ... clientLTC.getBlockCount(function(err, blockIndex) { console.log('blockIndex: ' + ...
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-SOLVED- I was Making a new genesis block and i got this error

following this guide i solved my problem my psztime was so long so i had to make it short and all were solved :) it successfully compiled and run pretty well I was making a new genesis block, all was ...
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Litecoin litecore-lib receive UTXO and current balance

I have coded NodeJS script for bitcoin for send all balance from by address to some other one. Now I want to do this for the litecoin. For bitcoin I have used bitcore-lib and bitcore-explorers libs to ...
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Method of spending LTC Litecoin from a paper cold wallet?

I know mycellium has a feature for BTC where you can spend partial amounts from a Bitcoin cold paper wallet. Is there something like this for a LTC Litecoin cold paper wallet? I just want to spend a ...
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Coinpayments transaction not happening

I was referring the following link to make a transaction through my test faucet. Link The api calls for transferring (LTCT) as made through following line of code var purchase = await ...
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Obtaining 12 word mnemonic from Private & Public Keys

After a recent upgrade to Jaxx wallet my Litecoins and my transaction history are lost. The 12 word mnemonic opens up a wallet with zero Litecoin balance even though the public key address from the ...
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How do I reconfigure Abe to work with Litecoin?

I succesfully launced this image. But I need one more instance as Litecoin blockchain explorer. How to configure it properly? Docker is not necessary
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Using NBitcoin or C# to derive Litecoin and Ethereum Addresses from Master HD Key

I am using NBitcoin, C# and the Bip44 standard to create an hdroot to derive child keys from. I then create keys that I want to use for Litecoin and Ethereum addresses by setting the proper 'coin_type'...
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Can I restore a Litecoin wallet with Public / Secret?

I apogolize if this has been asked, I have spent several hours trying to figure this out. I found an old document of my with a Litecoin Public and Secret key. I don't have a *.dat file, is this a ...
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Are Bitcoin and Litecoin test addresses compatible?

It seems to me that they are. I mean you can send test bitcoins to test Litecoin addresses. I don't think it's problem at all, but it can cause some confusion. Real addresses cannot be mixed, but I ...
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Simple explanation of how a hash timelock function works with an atomic trade of bitcoin / litecoin trade without a 3rd party?

From my understanding a hash timelock function trade or atomic swap involves 2 transactions one separate blockchains. The BTC user named Bob is making a trade with Alice for her LTC. Assuming its a 1 ...
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When will Litecoin be fully mined compared to Bitcoin? And at what years will each halving occur?

Bitcoin will be fully mined in about 100 years. When will Litecoin be fully mined for its 84 million? And in what year will each halving occur for Litecoin?
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As of 2017-09, Has there been talks or test implementations of making Litecoin anonymous / untracable like Monero or Zcash?

Being that Litecoin is more likely to implement experimental features before Bitcoin. As of today 2017-09, has there been discussions or test implementations of making Litecoin anonymous like Monero's ...
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Deposit Litecoin into bitstamp from coinbase

I have been having an issue trying to transfer my Litecoin from Coinbase to Bitstamp Litecoin deposit. I think I am correctly following all the steps. When I am in the Bitstamp Litecoin deposit page I ...
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Default http port for lcoin?

What is the default http port that lcoin listens on? bcoin listens on port 18332 for http by default, however lcoin documentation links only point to bcoin doc links
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Would it be possible to do atomic swaps with Monero and Bitcoin?

Litecoin and Vertcoin is currently testing out atomic swaps with Bitcoin as of 2017-08. Would atomic swaps be possible with Monero?
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How can i use litecoinj(carete wallet return public address &send money to another address)?

why in this line(peerGroup.downloadBlockChain();) I can't connection peer?? I'm confuse.
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Which wallet can I use to store all my cryptocurrencies ?

I'm new to cryptocurrencies and I would like to store all my currencies (I read here and there that it is not safe to store everything on Coinbase). So I tried Coinomi which seems quite good but is ...
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Altcoin connecting nodes

I have created my crypto currency based on Litecoin 0.13.2. All seem works fine except fact that nodes are not synchronizing. Debug says: Ignoring getheaders from peer=x because is in initial ...
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G++ Trouble compiling litecoin on ubuntu server AMD64 (Version 16.04 Xenial)

I've been trying to compile litecoin for some time but keep getting an area that reads (/home/User/Downloads/Litecoin/src/leveldb/libleveldb.a: error adding symbols: Malformed archive collect2: error:...
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Why is the default mempool size in Litecoin so small?

This morning there was a bit of a mempool congestion on Litecoin which led to a number of exchanges shutting down their Litecoin withdrawals as their transactions dropped from the mempool when it ...
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How does Litecoin compare to Bitcoin? [duplicate]

How does Litecoin compare to Bitcoin and what are the differences? I heard Litecoin is more advanced technology. Is that true?