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vanitygen allows you to specify part of your bitcoin address.

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Is anyone mathematically adding a Brain Wallet key with a hosted wallet (like vanitygen) for extra security?

This question is inspired by how the Vanity Gen pool operates. Basically there are two sets of keys and addresses: one that is stored at the Wallet hosting provider, the other set is derived from a ...
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How do I optimize my usage of oclvanitygen?

I'd like to extract the most performance possible from oclvanitygen. Can anyone tell me what the best practices are with this tool? Examples may include: Use operating system X, or video card Y ...
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How do bitcoin vanity generator work?

How do Bitcoin vanity generator work and why is there a limit to nine "specific" chars? I tried looking up the usage, but couldn't find good articles explaining the methodology behind it.
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Question about modify Vanitygen

I follow the instruction on this post to create bitcoin address from given hex private key In vanitygen.c Replace EC_KEY_generate_key(pkey); with BIGNUM *res; BN_init(&start); ...
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GPU VanityGen with AES Encryption?

I'm getting back into Bitcoin and have started pooling savings together into a wallet. I'm moving on to cold storage and need to order some metal cards to keep safe somewhere. I need to generate an ...
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Vanitygen to run 24/7 at VPS

I searched for tutorial to run Vanitygen 24/7 on VPS. However, I'm not able to find any that work. I have a VPS running on Debian 7. I want to use this VPS to search for Bitcoin private key 24/7. How ...
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oclvanitygen not compiling

I am trying to compile oclvanitygen because I have an Nvidia GTX 1080 that would most likely be helpful for this. I'm using the Windows Subsystem for Linux with Ubuntu 18.04. I tried this command: ...
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Bitcoin Vanitygen > how to edit .cl kernel file to so that it will verify the public key directly instead

So im trying to create a vanityaddress, which is 1 followed by my 10 chars plus some random chars, no matter how i try i get 9 right out of my chars not the 10th chars , so i everyday get bunch of ...
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Compile vanitygen source

How do I compile this source or get vanitygen for linux? Open source link: https://github.com/samr7/vanitygen
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What is the longest firstbits?

What is the longest used firstbits? How could I find out? I think it would be two vanity addresses with the same prefix, yes? Anything longer than about seven characters for a firstbits would require ...