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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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Bitcoin Vanity Plus generating more than matches

I am using Bitcoin Vanity Plus code from Github to generate custom wallet addresses. https://github.com/exploitagency/vanitygen-plus When I use default search like ./vanitygen -iqz 1 its returning [27....
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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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segmentation fault while using oclvanitygen

I'm running the following oclvanitygen version. The program crashes with corefile. I'm unable to decode the core file. Has anyone faced similar issue, how to proceed? Update: clinfo has the following ...
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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 ...