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What's the specification for Compact Size service messages?

I'm trying to understand the structure of the service and network bytes for compact sizes. what's specification for compressing the bytes for example in addrv2 message encoding? thanks.
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Should full node provide BIP 157/158 services?

As an educational exericse I have a new 22.0 full node using tor onion-only. Of the 18 outbound connections, one is to a peer which offers COMPACT_FILTERS BIP 158 service. (I got the name from a list ...
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Bitcoin core behind Tor Hidden service problem

Recently I had to reinstall/compile Bitcoin Core in my freshly installed Debian Buster laptop. I followed instructions here for method 2 at the bottom of the site: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/...
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How can I get more than 1 BTC on testnet?

The only way I know of to get testnet coins is through faucets such as the following. https://testnet-faucet.com/btc-testnet/ https://testnet-faucet.mempool.co/ https://kuttler.eu/en/bitcoin/btc/...
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Why does Blockchain.com service gets stopped after a time?

I've installed Blockchain.com local machine on our server and ran its service using the command below: blockchain-wallet-service start --port 3000 It works well, but after an unknown time, it seems ...
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Accepting Bitcoin for Services Rendered with Legal Verbiage on Set Coin Price

I accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for consulting work, but would like some feedback for Service Type Agreements that span upwards of a 1-year in an enterprise setting. What's the best method for ...
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Where can I get bitcoin customer support? Is there a support number? [closed]

I have a bitcoin problem. My transaction is unconfirmed, etc Is there a support number that bitcoin users can call for help?
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Port 8333 and Issues to have a connection

So, I have a website, and that website is going to use Bitcoins. Right now, I'm trying to connect the bitcoin core with the website. But I have a lot of issues with port 8333: This is my error: http:...
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Hashflare plans [closed]

Can someone please explain me why is the SHA-256 plan cheaper than SCRYPT plan? If I understand it right, I will pay $7.50 for 1 MH/s with SCRYPT and only $1.50 for 10GH/s, which is much faster. What'...
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Are there actually merchant services for "outgoing" processing?

I read this extremely informative QA: My raw transaction destroyed 0.0284377 BTC. What did I do wrong? For those of us new to the BTC universe, there can be confusion between BTC, exchanges, wallet ...
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Is there an API that exchanges USD to Bitcoin?

I'm looking for an API that literally exchanges USD to Bitcoin, not only value. I've been looking all over for an exchange that accepts USD in it's API. I've found tons that will do Crypto => Crypto ...
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Create a Bitcoin wallet for users and get paid?

Im a crypto trader and investor with a big portfolio. At the moment my company is looking to use GitHub of Copay to create a Bitcoin wallet with my company name, I want do a good investment in ...
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What is this 3d design of Bitcoin?

Lots of places online have a ray-traced, photorealistic image of an elaborate Bitcoin mint of the same design: https://www.insiderfinancial.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Two-Bitcoins.png What is ...
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Block exploring services

What sites for block exploring besides blockchain.info exist? I try to find some qualities of API for my needs, and ask you to help me to find the list of such services as full as possible. Thank ...
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Where can I sell domain names and earn in bitcoins?

I want to sell my domain names and receive payments in bitcoins. Some platforms that I know of allow to buy domain names with bitcoins but won't let you sell and earn in BTC. Any platform that allows ...
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How to handle VirWox transfers and invoices that expire quickly?

I would like to withdraw a moderate amount of Bitcoin (equivalent to a few tens of USD) to pay the subscription to an online service. I tried to use the "Request Withdrawal" command on the VirWox ...
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Fast bitcoin load service [closed]

I'm freelancer and I'm willing to get paid with bitcoins. Hence I need to find some service which allows to top up bitcoin wallet with minimum efforts (even without registration). Something similar to:...
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Guides/books on how to start a Bitcoin-accepting online business?

Are there any good guides or books on how to start a Bitcoin- and fiat-accepting online business? I'm looking for something that includes going over how to found a company and deal with tax issues and ...
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Is there a service where you can generate public/private keys without anyone knowing? Like a tamperproof digital envelope

Is there a service where it generates a BTC address with public/private key, but no one knows it until someone pays a fee to reveal it? The idea is basically, some script or some other decentralized ...
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Using the blockchain for providing other services, besides bitcoin transactions

What I have in mind are proof of existence software, than are a kind a non-centralized and virtual notary service. They time-stamp digital information submitting a hash to the blockchain. I know ...
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Recurring Bitcoin or Altcoin Payments as a Service?

I was wondering are there any recurring payment services aside from the obvious coinbase one out there. I want to be able to have a finer grain control. Say I wanted to send X amount of btc/altcoins ...
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Is there an altcoin generator with merged-mining support?

I am wondering - is there a service similar to CoinCreator that allows one to generate altcoins with built-in support for merged mining?
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Which KYC solution providers are used by Bitcoin companies?

I am wondering which Know Your Client solution providers are used by Bitcoin companies?
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Where can I get paid dogecoin for work? [closed]

Are there any services/freelancer websites where I can get paid in dogecoin?
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Are there any services offering blockchain.info-like API for multiple currencies?

I am wondering whether there are any services that offer some API like blockchain.info does but for multiple currencies at the same time. I know there are a lot of block explorers out there, but they ...
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Thin command line-capable client for Linux

I need to set up linux server for web service that could generate bitcoin addresses and check the balance on them, etc (basically, receive payments in BTC). And I do not want to use third-party online ...
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Automatically Get Bitcoin Difficulty, Bitcoins/Block, Exchange Rate Statistics [duplicate]

What can I do to programmatically get statistics such as current Bitcoin difficulty, Bitcoin award per block, USD/BTC exchange rate?
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Did I just get defrauded by Coinbase?

I bought 10 bitcoins, 4.5, and .4 on Oct 18/19 @ around $150-160. On Oct 24, within almost the hour that the coins were supposed to arrive, I receive the following email for all 3 transactions: On ...
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Ubuntu Linux -- How do I start bitcoind as a service to run automatically?

I've got a bunch of other services set up to boot automatically when my Ubuntu server starts (services like wicd-daemon and VPN), but I can't figure out how to set up the bitcoin daemon (bitcoind) to ...
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Will Flattr support Bitcoin?

It would be great if it would be possible to spend Bitcoins via Flattr. Does anybody know if there is something planed?
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Are there any API servers available for alt-coins that allow for transactions to be broadcast into their networks?

With blockchain.info we have the pushtx API that allow one to broadcast raw transactions into the network. It appears to be one of few services that offer such functionality. Are there any servers ...
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Blockchain.info Shared Send

Can anyone comment on the trustworthiness of blockchain.info's mixing service (shared send). Also would it be possible for things to go wrong internally resulting in my loss?
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Is there a service that alerts about attempted double spends for merchants accepting 0-confirmation transactions?

I often come across merchants accepting payment in bitcoin, who require several confirmations on transactions, but where the probability of a successful double spend doesn't justify the waiting time ...
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Is there a service that automatically "sweeps" funds to another address whenever they are sent?

There's the sweepprivkey proposal from 2011 which was not accepted, that would have allowed one to instruct her bitcoind client to listen to transactions and sweep funds whenever they are transferred ...
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How to make a Hidden Tor Bitcoin Mixing Service? [closed]

Bitcoiners. I have been trying to seek out a legit Bitcoin Mixing service, and I just don't feel secure by putting my coins in their hands. I have scoured the internet trying to find a tutorial on how ...
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What are some good ways of marketing a Bitcoin related service to Bitcoin users?

What is a brief summary of some good ways of promoting a Bitcoin related service? This could include: Bitcoin Service Directories Forums Advertising Mailing Lists ??? The target audience is people ...
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Where can I find a list of business which accept Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I'm looking for business which accept Bitcoin, both online and in my community. Where can I find a list of these? Are there any community-maintained places which enumerate businesses which accept ...
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Where are Bitcoin online casinos hosted?

With a few Bitcoin-powered online casinos popping up every now and then, I am wondering where they are hosted and if they operate legally in the given area?
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Is it safe to run bitcoind on another server

I'm making first, rough concepts of some ideas for bitcoin-enabled services I have in mind. One thing that I wonder is, is there a best-practise approach on running bitcoind on another server that ...
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Securing bitcoin addresses in database

I'm working on a service which will require me to store bitcoin payout addresses in my database. This means that a potential attack to my service would be to gain access to the database and replace ...
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Is Quickbitcoins.net gone with all money?

Site is down, google finds no new address. Can find nothingness on bitcoin forums, but Gregor not brightest crayon, perhaps doesn't know how to search.
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Where is a comprehensive list of websites for getting free bitcoins?

Up till now I know two websites where one can get free bitcoins: http://www.bitvisitor.com/ https://freebitcoins.appspot.com http://freebitco.in http://takefreebitcoin.com/ Is there a comprehensive ...
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How to find partners for a Bitcoin business?

Are there any resources available to find people who are interested in starting a Bitcoin-related business? To answer comments: I am looking for both partners who want to start a business and ...
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What is the cheapest Cash-to-Bitcoin Service? [closed]

There seems to be a few services to purchase bitcoins from out there, as in bitinstant, MtGox, bitcoin.de, etc. I would like to know if someone has looked around to find the one with the cheapest ...
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Why did GLBSE close?

I went to https://glbse.com/ and see it is closed. It was a stock exchange for shares of companies denominated in Bitcoins. Does anyone know why it closed?
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Are there any active Bitcoin leveraged trading platforms available?

For awhile Bitcoinica was a very popular leveraged trading service, but it got hacked and closed down. Are there any more services like that still functioning in the Bitcoin ecosystem?
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Receiving dollars directly into bitcoin wallet?

Is there a way that I can set up my account to have my customers pay for services rendered in dollars directly into my bitcoin account via an online electronic funds transfer from their bank account?
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Testnet eWallet?

Is there any eWallet available that works on the TestNet? I want to test some payments and so forth and sometimes I want to have an access to an online wallet, so I don't need to hassle with ...
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Who to rent virtual private server from accepts bitcoin? [closed]

Have preferences for service. Desirable that machine hosted in nation disagreeable with United States. Standard linux images available. Will create webpage which lists links to youtube videos, expect ...
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How much should I charge a client if they pay me in bitcoins?

The price of bitcoins fluctuates rapidly against other currencies. If I were to go to a restaurant and pay for a meal in bitcoins the price at the start of the meal would almost certainly be different ...
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