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How to setup signet with bitcoin core locally

I am trying to run a signet network locally using bitcoin core. I have downloaded bitcoin core and upon installation, it seems I have to go through the Initial Block Download process. I am only ...
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Submitblock error: bad-signet-blksig

I try to submit the block, what I mined, but it is not accepted. Also, I could not find the solution by searching the similar questions. Setup: Centos 8 Linux, Qt programing and /bitcoincore/bitcoin-...
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How should I go about allowing specific miners to submit to the network?

I have forked bitcoin, and I want to only allow mining submissions from specific public keys (I can verify the signature). Where would the best place to look in the bitcoin source? Would it be best to ...
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Where can I find taproot spend examples on testnet/signet?

I am in the middle of writing some Taproot libraries and would like some testnet/signet p2tr spends. Is there an easy way to find them? Most explorers don't have any filters like that. Even a list of ...
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What is the BOLT 10 realm byte for testnet and signet DNS node discovery?

BOLT 10 describes a node discovery mechanism based on DNS. The query semantics include a realm byte that is 0 by default (Bitcoin). What is the realm byte for testnet and signet? This question was ...
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Should you be able to run a mainnet c-lightning node in parallel with a signet c-lightning node? What about an alternative Lightning implementation?

Running mainnet, testnet and signet Bitcoin Core full nodes on the same machine/same VM works fine. Is running say a c-lightning mainnet node in parallel with a c-lightning signet node on the same ...
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How to mine continuously in segtest with version bitcoin-0.20?

I am just learning the bitcoin codes for version bitcoin-0.20 and I make it successfully. Additionally, I have only one PC. I want to mine continuously in segtsest, however I only found methods below: ...
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How can I spend from a P2TR address on Signet with the Bitcoin Core wallet in 22.0?

Apparently (credit 0xB10C) there are only 20 key-path and 5 script-path spends of P2TR outputs on the Signet blockchain today (July 7th 2021). How can I increase this number today with say the Bitcoin ...
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Why i can still use the 'generatetoaddress' RPC with custom signet?

I have set up my custom signet, with my own challenge. I expected to fail to generate blocks using the 'generatetoaddress' API before importing the private key related to the challenge script in the ...
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Error generate new block with signet test

I have tried to test signet to generate new block but it is showed message as below: bicoin-cli -signet -generate 1 ERROR: ProcessNewBlock: AcceptBlock FAILED (bad-signet-blksig, signet block ...
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I generated a Signet address on a Bitcoin Core PR branch and obtained some Signet from the faucet. How can I locate that private key?

I previously (months ago) generated a Signet address on a Bitcoin Core PR branch and obtained some Signet from the faucet to that address. How can I locate that private key in my file system if I know ...
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Can you break down what data is encoded into a bech32 address?

Can you break down what data is encoded into a bech32 address? e.g. bc1qw508d6qejxtdg4y5r3zarvary0c5xw7kv8f3t4 How do bech32 addresses on testnet, regtest, signet compare?
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What is stopping a Taproot spend following old Taproot rules (initially treated as anyone-can-spend) pre-activation creating a re-org post activation?

This question is similar to this Signet question on Signet nodes enforcing different Taproot rules (old and new) pre mainnet activation. Instead it is regarding how a valid Taproot spend on mainnet ...
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Sending regtest Bitcoin fails with an error message. How do I resolve this error? [duplicate]

When I try to send regtest Bitcoin using bitcoin-cli: ./bitcoin-cli -regtest sendtoaddress bc1q09vm5lfy0j5reeulh4x5752q25uqqvz34hufdl 0.1 I get the error message: error code: -6 error message: Fee ...
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Change difficulty using bitcoin-cli/bitcoind in regtest mode

Is there an RPC command which would allow me to generate blocks under a given difficulty? For instance, I would like to do something like this: bitcoind -daemon -regtest bitcoin-cli -regtest ...
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Can we experiment on Signet with multiple proposed soft forks whilst maintaining the ability of full nodes to validate the Signet chain?

One of the goals of Signet is to test proposed soft forks before they are activated on mainnet. Not only does this mean proposed soft forks such as Taproot that at the time of writing (August 2020) ...
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Will there be a testnet4? Or do we not need a testnet reset once we have Signet?

The last testnet reset was for the current testnet3 back in 2012 (not including segnet which was a testnet for SegWit before SegWit was activated on mainnet). Are we due another testnet reset? Or is ...
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How do I get set up on Signet?

I have heard about Signet here and here. How do I get set up on Signet?
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When using bitcoin-cli I get an error regarding fallback fees when trying to send regtest Bitcoin. How do I resolve this?

I have been doing an assignment on Bitcoin Core 0.20. Now every time I try to do a transaction: Apples-iMac:bitcoin apple$ bitcoin-cli -regtest sendtoaddress ...
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What are the key differences between regtest and the proposed signet?

What are the key differences between regtest and the proposed signet? One of the key differences is that using regtest is not ideal for public networks as anyone anywhere can just rewrite the ...
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Is there a sandbox in bitcoin for testing?

Is there a sandbox in Bitcoin for testing, so that I can create sample bitcoins without mining and do transactions for testing purposes?
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