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Transaction with highest fee, but stuck, what did I do wrong?

I recently sent btc that appears to be stuck (https://live.blockcypher.com/btc/tx/c131d65d933e343f852021830b833123de952c1857f264503388cf642655c457/) The interesting thing is that I used a higher fee (...
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How to send zero fee bitcoin transaction

Please does anyone know how I can send zero fee bitchin transactions? I know if might not confirm, I just wanna know if there are any wallets or sites or softwares that I can use to accomplish this.
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Which wallets support double spending?

Which wallets support double spending? i.e. cancelling a transaction with 0 confirmations by using higher fees
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How work settxfee on 0.13.0? [duplicate]

I do bitcoin-cli settxfee 0.00088496 true or $fee = '0.00088496'; if ($bitcoin->settxfee($fee)) { and then $redeem = $b->sendtoaddress($address, 0.0001); And I expect payment in bytes will ...
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Deduct transaction fee always from 1 receiver address if sending some BTC amount to 2 different receiver addresses in single transaction

Need help!! anyone there.. How to Deduct transaction fee always from 1 receiver address if sending some BTC amount to 2 different receiver addresses in single transaction
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How many BTC have been paid in fees, in total?

Is there a graph or some data points for the total BTC paid in fees? I'm interested in total BTC as % of the issued BTC at various points in time as well.
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what is measured in units of sat/kw?

Whilst learning about bitcoin & lightning fees I have encountered the abbreviation sat/kw a few times, most recently here: Why can’t lightning tx’s be signed with sighash single to allow for fee ...
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How can I force estimatesmartfee to return estimates on regtest?

Creating an app that utilizes estimatesmartfee, and it works in production, but I use regtest for automated testing and can't get it to return a value. Looking at bitcoind tests it is splitting UTXOs ...
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Fraudulent transaction

I have been in contact with a blockchain group and they are supposed to have a large amount of money sitting in my wallet waiting for withdrawal. I have had to send a large amount of money to try to ...
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What feerate estimation APIs are there?

Some company's, block explorers and payment processors offer a public API for feerate estimations. Is there a list of publicly available feerate estimation APIs?
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Scaling fee solution for Bitcoin lightning?

Currently it cost $0.000116736 USD (1 satoshi) fee to make a transaction on lightning. What are some other scaling solutions to lower the fees? Can we just increase the decimals and have sub-satoshi ...
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Bitcoin-cli transaction fee reset

How do you reset the txfee after you successfully did the transaction? I mean, getting it back to "automatic fee"?
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How does the tx fee in sendmany method get calculated?

In sendmany there is a conf_target parameter with the comment "Confirmation target (in blocks)". Does that mean that Bitcoin Core implicitly calculates and sets a smart fee for a given block target? ...
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Bitcoin-cli cannot estimate fees

I am trying to send transaction using bitcoin-cli but I am constantly getting: admin@XXXX:~$ bitcoin-cli sendtoaddress "XXXXXXX" 0.1 "" "" false true 5 "ECONOMICAL" error code: -4 error message: Fee ...
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Stay on memory pool when I sending multiple transaction from bitcoin wallet

I run the bitcoin client 0.17.1 on my ubuntu 18.04 desktop. I have some balance in my wallet. Also my client is fully synced.I have face the wallet conflict. When I send multiple transaction at once(...
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cant send btc, Uneconomical UTXO requested

Im trying to send btc worth of 2$ and i keep getting message "Uneconomical UTXO requested [type: 1 (limit 46629), txOut.val: 38546, required: 83847]" i even tried sending 1$ but its still the same can ...
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Enable dustRelayFee behavior on testnet to get error code 64: dust

Crafting and sending an utxo of 1 satoshi does works and get mined on testnet without error. However on mainnet the error code 64: dust arise. I understand the basic idea that you are not able to ...
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Mining Pools Transactions Fee

I am learning about mining pools and trying to understand their reward structure and transactions fees. Looking at the two largest pools, Antpool & BTC.com, as far as I understand AntPool uses ...
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Bitcoin core's estimatesmartfee gives same estimate on ECONOMICAL and CONSERVATIVE mode

I have observed this behavior several times before now, the commands bitcoin-cli estimatesmartfee 2 ECONOMICAL and bitcoin-cli estimatesmartfee 2 CONSERVATIVE give the same estimates. For example, ...
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Is there a solution to paying high fees when opening and closing lightning channels once we hit a fee only market?

Paying several hundred dollars to open and close a lightning channel seems uneconomical. This is a common argument against lightning by big blockers, I’m yet to read a valid argument against this.
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Miner transaction selection - how are sigops considered?

There is a limit on how much a block can sigop (set to 80000?). There is also a limit on how much a single transaction can sigop (set to 16000?). It thus seems possible (and if it's not possible, the ...
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Is there a way to get stats about fees paid (highest, lowest, average) in a specific block?

I'd prefer to get the stats from my full node via bitcoin-cli, but if that's not possible some API would do the job too...
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On chain cost of Segwit version 1 versus version 0

How do total blockchain cost for Segwit version 0 compare to version 1 which is being proposed? I'm specifically interested in a single user transactions – both paying to public key (or pk hash) and ...
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Fee negotiations in Lightning

How are fees negotiated in multi-hop payments in Lightning? Imagine a four-hop payment: Alice -- Bob -- Charlie -- Dave. Bob and Charlie advertise fees of 100 sat each, Alice thinks it's reasonable ...
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Accurately calculate fees to sweep all coins

We have an instance of bitcoin core running a watch only wallet. This wallet receives a lot of transactions that we need to (once a day) sweep and split into other personal wallets. The distribution ...
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How to calculate segwit transaction fee in bytes?

I'm trying to calculate SegWit transaction fees in bytes, I have two Segwit inputs and 2 segwit outputs. can anyone calculate this transaction fees if I'm paying 100 Sat per byte?
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Is Bech32 transaction on blockchain.info size accurate?

I have made a transaction and paid like 120 sat/B, on blockchain it says that I've paid 78.995 sat/B and noticed that transaction size is 191 (bytes) Transaction size supposed to be: 102 (input) + ...
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Batching transactions to safe on fees

I have some bitcoin spread across multiple addresses. I would like to move these to different addresses. I've heard about batching and was wondering if it is possible to batch the transaction to ...
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What happen When use -maxtxfee and -mintxfee with bitcoind

I read some document about -mintxfee and -maxtxfee. I apply this to my regtest network using the following command ./bitcoind -txconfirmtarget=6 -maxtxfee=0.00005 -mintxfee=0.00005 My question is ...
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Unconfirmed Transactions, with low Fees [duplicate]

Is there any way to estimate when a transaction or set of transactions from the same party will be mined? For example, say the company paid a small fee for transactions. How would I estimate the time ...
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Submitt transaction with custome fee

I like to doing to submit every new transaction with user specific fee. I don't see any valid documentation for achieve it using RPC call. Give any suggestion. Thankyou
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Bitcoin optional fees create transaction ordering problems?

I've tried to find a solid answer to this transaction ordering question and the practical and technical issues that do not seem solved. My understanding is that after I create a transaction, I can ...
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Why mark a transaction as RBF (Replace-by-Fee) explicitly?

I could broadcast a second transaction that has the same inputs but a higher fee, without marking the original transaction as replaceable. Miners would most likely favor the second transaction and ...
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Can the fees in a coinbase be used to launder Bitcoins?

Generally Bitcoins coming from a coinbase are considered clean as they are newly generated. However while answering this question I realized that mining pools could offer to launder Bitcoins in the ...
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How to convert fee_estimates.dat into a human-readable format?

I would like to take a look inside fee_estimates.dat to understand a bit better how the RPC command estimatesmartfee works. However, when I open the file in a text editor, the content is not readable. ...
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Can RBF be done by a third (or second) party

I've been thinking about the following usecase: could a retailer/merchant offer clients a "no bitcoin fees" option when paying with bitcoin? i.e. if something costs 1 BTC on the site, the user will ...
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Bitcoin core and transaction fees

I'm using combination of 'createrawtransaction' and 'fundrawtransaction' API calls to create my transactions. I don't pass 'feeRate' option to 'fundrawtransaction' and rely on bitcoin wallet to figure ...
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Electrum saying Not enough funds

I’m trying to send bitcoin out of electrum to a different wallet and unlike the past it’s not confirming and saying not enough funds. I raised the fee bar all the way to the highest but it still says ...
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Does bitcoin dust fee rule or policy activate in bitcoin testnet?

Does dust fee rule activate in bitcoin testnet? I create a tx in testnet with output is dust,the tx always relayed and go into block, but in main net it report dust transaction error. Why bitcoin ...
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Get Coinbase.com miner fee before sending to another address

I am using coinbase.com php library to send bitcoin to another address. But every-time i am sending bitcoin the fee is shown to me after sending the bitcoin. This is causing me some problem. Is there ...
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Why estimatesmart fee returning the same fee for diffeent blocks number?

I am trying to calculate the fee per kb using the estimatesmartfee. I had called estimatesmart fee with different type of blocks number .The fee remaing the same. estimatesmartfee(2)=...
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Does BTC return fee in a failed transaction?

From wiki 'The fee may be collected by the miner who includes the transaction in a block.' wiki So I think it will return your fee , in a failed transaction.But I can't find any other article about ...
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Do I have to pay Fees on the Lightning Network if there is a Payment Failure?

Lightning nodes are talking fees for routing a payment. Will fees be charged anyway if a payment fails?
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Are there minimums for output values and transaction fees in Bitcoin?

The article "The Bitcoin Lightning Network Summary" by lightning.network mentions: "Lightning enables one to send funds down to 0.00000001 bitcoin without custodial risk. The bitcoin blockchain ...
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How to calculate the transaction size?

Is it possible to calculate the transaction size from the transaction id ?
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What is a fee market? Does it mean that blocks should be full, esp. after several halvenings?

As we all know, Bitcoin had experienced an unprecedented long-lasting congestion period in 2017. This seems quite horrible to some people generally, but it seems that such phenomenon was on the ...
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BCH - estimatefee return -1

When I call estimatefee 1 in testnet it returns: -1 According to docs: If the node doesn’t have enough information to make an estimate, the value -1 will be returned But on my bitcoin-cli ...
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How to send bitcoin without any fees to different btc address? [duplicate]

Now I am using regular client wallet to spend my btc amount. but it charges me miner fee, sometime it pretty high. I dont want to pay fees anymore. My friend heard about a way to send btc without ...
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Why can’t lightning tx’s be signed with sighash single to allow for fee updates?

Are out-of-band fee payments to confirm a lightning closing transaction the only way to manage a situation where the sat/kw of a previously signed commitment tx are simply below market? If additional ...
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Do UTXO's ever get consolidated to avoid complexitity?

In 'Mastering Bitcoin' (pg 130) it is explained that a transaction will require higher fees if it is complex. For example, if I collect bitcoin from 100 people to buy a single tent, then when those ...