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vanitygen allows you to specify part of your bitcoin address.

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How easy is finding related vanity addresses?

Is it easy to find out related vanity address '1googlex' if we already know '1google' vanity address pair, than through usual vanitygen iteration process? if yes, can this be extended further, like, '...
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OSX Vanitygen broken makefile [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install by running "make" it gives me tons of errors. $ make cc -ggdb -O3 -Wall -c -o pattern.o pattern.c pattern.c:32:18: error: pcre.h: No such file or directory pattern.c:1604: ...
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Vanity Mining Error?

Well after getting a new graphics card (7770) I can mine bitcoins at around 120 - 180 Mhash/s Depending if I run it at full power or not. Now I thought I would try and mine myself an address using it ...
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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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Need a random seed for vanitygen; where can I obtain one?

Vanitygen has the option for a file to contain random numbers as an alternative to the built-in random number generator. What is the correct way to generate this file on Windows, OSX? (and Linux) ...
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How can I test and verify a vanity key before I send coins to it?

I ran vanitygen and oclvanitygen on the same machine, and realized after my run that both exe's share the same output file. I've had experience in the past where many programs append to the same TXT ...
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Do vanity addresses lower the security of my key? (reduced complexity)

Do vanity addresses somehow decrease the security of my private key?
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OSX Vanitygen error: pattern.c:32:10: fatal error: 'pcre.h' file not found

I get the error below when I try to make vanitygen according to the instructions listed in "install" Error from make (short version) 27 warnings generated. cc -ggdb -O3 -Wall -c -o pattern.o ...

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