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How do I create a descriptor wallet?

Using Bitcoin Core from today (almost 0.21): I ran ./configure. It said with sqlite = yes. ldd $(which bitcoind) shows it is linked to libsqlite3.so. Now, I started a signet node using bitcoind -...
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How will the migration tool from a Bitcoin Core legacy wallet to a descriptor wallet work?

In this Andrew Chow blog post on what's coming to the Bitcoin Core wallet in 0.21 he states: It is, and will be, possible to take an existing Legacy Wallet, and make a Descriptor Wallet which exactly ...
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What are output descriptors?

I have heard about output descriptors or wallet descriptors. It is not clear to me what they are. What do they allow me to do? How does that improve my experience using Bitcoin?
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How to manually compute a descriptors checksum?

In the docs it says: The checksum for a descriptor without one can be computed using the getdescriptorinfo RPC. I would like to build a recovery tool where many descriptors are imported, calling ...
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What is the link between address and use of the UTXO?

I state that I'm still a beginner. I need some clarification. I am using the Testnet. This is the information regarding the address I used to receive funds from a Faucet bitcoin-cli validateaddress ...
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How to interpret the Descriptor field?

These are my UTXO in Tesnet environment: { "txid": "93ae7787fe8203e9f13534205ca0310baf8bf5e2b55b2faa1f8b09134f475208", "vout": 1, "address": "2N4VywDy3DnkCmCM8yvfMSFHiEt2ePxzLXu", "...
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Will bitcoind import private keys for multi-sig descriptor with watch-only flag set to true?

I am importing a "warm" multi-sig quorum into bitcoind using importmulti like so: {"jsonrpc":"1.0","id":"curltest","method":"importmulti","params":[[{ "desc": "sh(multi(2,[eb2d2f9e/44'/1'/0']...
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why is getdescriptorinfo returning a “function needed” error with a sortedmulti descriptor?

When trying: bitcoin-cli getdescriptorinfo "wsh(sortedmulti(2,tpubDFck48zH8ZzteKKZCR9WMVBJwHZayhQmtCDyDRzHsU7VMTwEXohD23h1CBiizKtFtWck2fVegNDRM193nGx3VLs1RTSGNc1iePKpc1JvsS6/*,...
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Why is getdescriptorinfo returning an error “Invalid descriptor (code -5)”

I am using Bitcoin Core bitcoin-cli with getdescriptorinfo like so: curl --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "getdescriptorinfo", "params":["sh(multi(2,[3c60330a/1]...