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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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Antminer S7 Dual Power Supply

I am planning on powering up Antminer S7 with dual power supply per usermanual (https://shop.bitmain.com/files/download/Antminer%20S7%20user%20guide.pdf) page 4. It does not say minimum power ...
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Blockchain migration altcoin

I have created new altcoin based on litecoin 0.13.2.1 I couldn't create blocks therefore I couldn't mine it. So I went backward to 0.8.7.4 which has integrated miner. After that I gathered blocks and ...
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Did wrong. Btc to Ltc from Trezor

Accidentally/stupidly sent Btc to Ltc address. On my Trezor I generated a Btc 'send payment', then I generated a 'receive payment'. Trezor asked for the Ltc address to be converted, which I did, then ...
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Litecoin does not show up

I sent litecoin from one wallet to my Trezor wallet. It was confirmed "sent" over three hours ago but it does not appear in my Trezor wallet. Where did it go? Is there a lag time? Please advise.
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Mining new litecoin based altcoin. Internal Server Error 500

I apologise if I put this question in wrong place. I created new altcoin based on litecoin source code. All looks ok, wallet and wallet-qt are compiled and running. However when I trying to mine ...
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How can I use the Litecoin testnet?

Is there any Litecoin testnet explorer which records Litecoin testnet transactions? Where can a Litecoin testnet wallet be downloaded? Any reference or step by step explanation would be much ...
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Why does Litecoin have lower transaction fee than Bitcoin?

Is it only because LTC doesn't have as many users as BTC? Or do the faster confirmation times also help with lowering fees? Thanks
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How to read an exchange order book? [closed]

I am new to trading. On the left side is the order book and on the right, the trade history. I can see that the order book keeps updating. The number in the market size column increases and decreases,...
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How can I withdraw Litecoin from a paperwallet?

How can I withdraw my Litecoin from a paperwallet? I have tried to use blockchain.info but it seems like it is only bitcoin that I can withdraw with that. I used the bitcoinpaperwallet.com webpage ...
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Litecoin Core wallet.dat

I am trying to recover my old LTC account. I still have the address (on blockchain I can still see the correct amount of LTC) and I still hold the old wallet.dat file, which I saved in the past. I'...
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How to know if cgminer is really mining?

I have set up cgminer on a linux machine to mine litecoins. I already installed the nvidia driver for this. Yesterday at night I put it to mine (I guess) but I'm in doubt if it is really mining ...
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Is my profit calculation for Genesis mining correct?

The Diamond plan for Litecoin mining promises 200 MH/s for $2400 for 2 years. From the profilatbility calculator, it comes out as $555 per month profit without electricity charges(which wont be there ...
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Is there a litecoin / dogecoin scrypt brain wallet generator like the one made for BTC warp wallet?

Has there been other litecoin / dogecoin brain wallet implementations besides bitaddress? I don't feel bitaddress.org's brain wallet generator is secure enough as compared to Warp Wallet scrypt ...
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Probability of Orphaned Blocks

This is a question regarding the probability of orphaned blocks depending on the block interval. I am using Bitcoin vs Litecoin as an example. Assuming equal hash rate and number of transactions, ...
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How can I sign a message with a litecoin private key and also generate a litecoin address from a string?

I'm working with bitcoinjs, but is there a litecoinjs equivalent? I want to be able to sign and verify messages with my litecoin private key and also generate litecoin addresses from a string. How ...
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Litecoin has had SegWit for one month, what impact did that have?

Litecoin activated SegWit about one month ago on May 10th (block 1201536). What impact did the SegWit activation on Litecoin have? How many blocks have a witness commitment? How many SegWit ...
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Can AntMiner L3+ mine any scrypt coins or just lite coin

I am planning to buy ant miner l3+. Can AntMiner L3+ mine any scrypt coins or just lite coin? Should I buy Antminer s9 or L3+? However, I can only afford one piece of anyone.
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How do Bitcoin and Litecoin compare in scalability?

Bitcoin and Litecoin are very similar, however they differ in the hash algorithm, the block interval and reward schedule. How do these characteristics impact the scalability in terms of e.g. ...
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Should i invest in a Antminer L3+ or a Antminer S9 [closed]

i've been looking to invest in a antminer s9, at the moment the earning i can get from that machine is around 10$/day. but it's a litecoin miner (Antminer L3+) for the exact same price that i could ...
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Where can I find the current fee level for LTC?

I'm currently working on something that needs to estimate the fee for Litecoin transactions. Where can I find an overview of the Litecoin fee market? The Litecoin wiki on Fees has been last updated ...
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do i need to fully download the blockchain before operating commands on litecoin daemon or dash daemon

I am setting up a website that needs to process commands like creating new addresses, do transactions even maintain wallet balance and get notifications on incoming transactions to address created. I ...
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How can I import a binary number with 256 places as a private key into my Litecoin wallet?

I'm not a coder, so excuse the dummy terms: I have 256 binary characters in 0's and 1's... This is a private key to my wallet... How the hell do I import this 0' and 1' into my Litecoin wallet.
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Litecoin-qt getblocktemplate Support for 'segwit' rule requires explicit client support (code -8)

I have downloaded the Windows version litecoin client from https://litecoin.org/. I am trying to setup CoiniumServ to serve as a LiteCoin Pool. Most configuration are done. However, I am facing this ...
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two functions Bitcoin has which are absent from Litecoin: `MakeTransactionRef()` and `std::move()`

From the file chainparams.cpp... Litecoin: genesis.vtx.push_back(txNew); Bitcoin: genesis.vtx.push_back(MakeTransactionRef(std::move(txNew))); What is this function MakeTransactionRef()? What is ...
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Is there a javascript library for generating litecoin address from a string?

Is there a bitcoinjs equivalent for litecoin? I want to be able to generate a litecoin address using a long string.
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bitcoind verifychain vs reindex

actually this is not Bitcoin but Litecoin 0.13.2 on Linux Mint, litecoind stopped with "bus error" just on start verifying blocks: tail ~/.litecoin/debug.log ... 2017-05-06 21:15:26 Verifying last ...
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How to make Simplecoin's powerpool to support Litecoin Segwit?

I tweek the code transation.py https://github.com/simplecrypto/cryptokit/blob/master/cryptokit/transaction.py#L150 add: if (self.default_witness_commitment is not None): data += b'\x00' ...
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Scrypt CPU miner supporting segregated witness (for Litecoin testnet4)

I am interested in CPU mining on the Litecoin testnet (testnet4); the difficulty level is currently low enough to make this feasible. The standard Litecoin client no longer supports CPU mining. The ...
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How to connect to litecoin testnet3?

Running litecoin-0.13.2 with testnet=1 I get "No block source available." Do I need to add some nodes to litecoin.conf ? I tried adding some that I found from http://litecointools.com/ . Is there a ...
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Where can I find more information about Litecoin ASIC miners?

I know Bitcoin can use ASICs but from what I can see some ASIC based hardware can work with Litecoin as well. However google search wise there isn't much to go off of, just that it is possible. Any ...
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Extract private keys from litecoin-qt wallet.dat file

I used litecoin-qt back in 2014, and used the backup feature, which gave me a wallet.dat file... Now i want to extract the private key from the wallet.dat file so it can be used in electrum. I do not ...
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Why are my profitability calculations for Litecoin mining with an Antminer off the chart?

Not exactly a Bitcoin question but it's about mining. I wanted to step into crypto mining, but on a rather low budget. Unfortunately, it is hard to start with Bitcoin when you have a low budget, so I ...
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Looking for raw historical LTC data

Something comparable -- though not necessarily as comprehensive -- to the datasets found here: http://api.bitcoincharts.com/v1/csv/ These links are all dead: Is there a source for historical LTC ...
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How to sync litecoin blockchain (+ bootstrap) from the terminal?

I've installed Litecoin from the main page, so now I have few executable files, like litecoin-cli, litecoind, litecion-qt, ... I know, that the easiest way to sync blockchain is to run ./litecoin-qt ...
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Since which version the mining functionality removed from wallet?

As I'm starting to learn to create a new altcoin, I found there is a remarkable difference between old and new Bitcoin/Litecoin Core wallet is that old versions (0.6.9 of Litecoin) have mining ...
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LTC payouts getting lower these days

We mine LTC in clevermining.com pool. Day by day LTC payouts are getting lower and lower, though total hashrate is not changing significally. What might be the cause? Here's the payout chart: https://...
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Is equihash/scrypt suitable for pooled mining?

A "sequential memory-hard" PoW scheme cannot be parallelized effectively thus I imagine you also can't distribute solving the puzzle between participants in a pool? How does that work with scrypt then ...
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How is Scrypt ASIC-resistant?

I just started reading about Litecoin's Scrypt algorithm and all the explanations are quite complex. I have understood that Scrypt uses more memory than Bitcoin's SHA-256 which makes it ASIC-resistant ...
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How can I generate a Dogecoin address from a Litecoin private key?

I'd like to do the following: I use dumpprivkey to get the private key from Litecoin wallet. I import this private key into Dogecoin wallet Which will generate a new Dogecoin address. Both will share ...
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Mining new private alt coin derived from litecoin

I have created an new private altcoin from litecoin(build on linux ubuntu) and it is working correctly. Now i want install any miner application (like cgminer) with CPU mining(for test). I have ...
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Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner

I am looking at getting a Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner to mine LTC and doing a few calculations. I have used a few LTC profit calculators: https://bitmakler.net/...
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Why Does Litecoin Transaction Show Zero Confirmations for last 3 hours

I tried sending 193.09 LTC from my mobile wallet. There wasn't an option for how much of a fee to add to the transaction, so I just sent as is. It took a long time to send from my phone and then once ...
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Verification exception : Unexpected

i have cloned litecoin wallet and edit it connect to the network we have created. I disabled checkoints, changed params and the block syncs for 32 blocks. Then i get the following error 05-26 13:07:...
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Litecoin clone with no checkpoints

I am creating a little altcoin clone from https://github.com/Litecoin-Java/bitcoin-wallet, but I want the new coin to have no checkpoints. So what I did is comment out the code when instantiating ...
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./learncoind not connecting to DigitalOcean Droplet

I'm on video 5 of the Learncoin youtube series and I am getting an error when I try to run ./learncoind 2016-04-07 03:40:40 connect() failed after select(): Connection refused 2016-04-07 03:40:40 ...
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Litecoin privacy techniques

What are the privacy techniques that used with Litecoin? and what are the differences between Bitcoin and Litecoin in privacy techniques?
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Crypto-currency interoperability

My question is about Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple, to which other currencies (crypto-currency and regular) they can be exchanged? Are they exchangeable with any currency or can each one be exchanged ...
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Comparison between Bitcoin and other currencies

I am doing a research about comparison between Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple (I am thinking about change it to Dogecoin). One of the comparison criteria is privacy. I need some information about that, ...
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How to mine a genesis block?

Following this guide, I'm trying to learn how to mine a genesis block, not to launch another altcoin or anything, blockchain databases are going to be important and I want to be ahead of the curve. I'...
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2 years and 30 weeks to import blocks?

Im using litecoin and it says its gonna take 2 years to import blocks heres a screenshot: i have bootstrap.dat