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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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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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./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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Syncronization time jumps up to 8 days, then down again

I'm relatively new to using the litecoin software. I watched the local copy of the blockchain build all the way down to two days. Suddenly, it jumped back up to 8 days, and then built all the way ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Should I be concerned about my Litecoin pool not showing anything but my invalid shares?

I have recently begun mining Litecoin and am still fairly new to the crypto-currency community. My main concern at the moment is that whenever I log into my account on litecoinpool.org (the pool that ...
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Historical prices via API for major alts (not BTC)

I am trying to build a small project of mine using historical prices for major alternative currencies such as LTC, DGC, MOON, TIPS, etc and so far I managed to collect only current prices of cryptsy ...
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Is CPUMINER's use of JSON files broken?

This is regarding using cpuminer v2.3.2 to do Litecoin mining. I recently upgraded my minerd from version 2.2.3 to 2.3.2 on both my win7(x64) and Ubuntu(x86) machines. Using the old version, minerd ...
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rpc.target.bits management?

I have a new question... Is the max settings for rpc.target.bits 20? I want to match this with our stratum mining software, and how many shares we're getting. Right now, pushpool is getting more ...
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Does anyone have a network trace of a successful 'Block found'

I'm working on porting some front-end pool software to Postgres. I've got at test net set up and can mine directly to litecoind from cgminer. But I'm getting false positives reported to cgminer and ...
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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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Transaction confirmed but address balance not get updated ? [litecoin Testnet]

I have used litecoin testnet faucet for a transaction of 10 litecoin. the transaction was successful and I got a txid:768f9f7a913e5682e4b5248f21b113e84e00049aea89c08f32f3b9ad7f3d755d. I checked the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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JSON decode of 1 failed

Trying to mine using cudaminer but I keep getting JSON error 1, here is the batch file cudaminer.exe -H 1 -i 1 -l T9x20 -C 2 or -H 1 -i 1 -l T12x32 -c 1 -o stratum+tcp://global.wemineltc.com:3333 -u ...
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Pool that seems to be stuck on a block

I'm running a Litecoin pool that seems like it might be stuck on a particular block... it's been working fine all along but is currently at like 312% Of Expected Shares, I've checked the cron jobs and ...
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creating our own coin - connection refused error

We are trying to create our own currency. We first started with testnet. The aim is to generate a genesis block and testnet did it very well. However, although we had connection between two ...
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Litecoin transaction fee

I have been struggling over the past few days to get some up-to-date information about Litecoin and I keep ending with nothing. To start off, I would like the formula that calculates the required fee ...
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JSON/RPC works fine for bitcoind but not for litecoind

I have managed to set up bitcoind, connect to its JSON/RPC API and run the getinfo command. I followed exactly the same steps and configuration for litecoind (bitcoin.conf and litecoin.conf contain ...
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Submitted blocks get rejected on Litecoin testnet

I'm trying to submit blocks to the Litecoin Testnet, however everything gets rejected. I got my raw value as ...
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How many different hybrid miners out there now that can mine bitcoin + litecoin at the same time? And where is a reliable source to buy them?

I'm looking to buy a hybrid bitcoin/litecoin miner. Which ones are reliable and where can I get them in the US?
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How to compile source

I downloaded and install MinGW (windows). Then I downloaded Litecoin source from github. Now I use command: make -f makefile.mingw but I compilation stopped with this output: C:\build\litecoin-...
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Bfgminer 3.10.0 not submitting shares (scrypt)

Running bfgminer and notice that it is not submitting any shares to the p2pool. Mining a scrypt based crypto currency (Dogecoin). Noticed the same behavior when trying to mine litecoin. However, ...
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Litecoin mining efficiency with pci-e 8x/16x

Is it essential to select a motherboard with native 2x pci-e 16x support or will 2x pci-e 8x do the same job?
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Litecoin getwork specification, endianness

Please help me with getwork protocol for litecoin miner.There is mixed info online about endiannes of data provided by getwork and data that should be submitted to mining pools. According to https://...
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How do I set CPUminer to Scrypt instead of SHA256?

I have started litecoin mining with cpuminer on Ubuntu 12.04 and I keep getting this message. PROOF OF WORK: RESULT: false(booooooo) From what I understand litecoin uses scrypt however my cpuminer ...
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How to calculate litecoin pool difficulty from cgminer diff value?

How could I get litecoin pool share difficulty from the diff value reported by cgminer? For example when cgminer reports diff 16 pool diff is 2^-20. But i am interested how to calculate it?
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Switching from pushpool?

I have a question. Right no I'm running litecoind + pushpoold + mmcFE (as the front-end), it's a smal sized pool with peaks at around 3000kh/s so far, but we're growing rapidly. However, some users ...
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1.1LTC transaction fee when trying to send ~4.98 LTC?

I'm new to lite coin, and have been mining a bit over the last week. So far I've accumulated just under 5 LTC. When trying to move my LTC elsewhere, I'm asked for a 1.1LTC fee. That seems ridiculously ...
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How can I create and setup an litcoin mining pool?

I am researching if it is viable to create a mining pool on some closed networks outside of normal operating hours. Is there a system which can be customise which shows accountability of running ...
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Is this something that could be done to have a scalable and inclusive Digital Currency?

apologize for the long post, but just wanted to get some technical advice on how this project could be accomplished. Thank you. We trying to build a decentralized digital currency, and asset transfer ...