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A wallet manages a user's private keys. Wallet software is used to send and receive Bitcoin. It also keeps track of the user's transactions, addresses, and balance.

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Multiple wallets on Bitcoin Core

Is this possible? I've noticed that while viewing my 'Receiving Addresses' there is a button in the bottom left hand corner of the pop-up box which reads '+New'. If I click on this will it delete or ...
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Which index in Bitcoin Core is useful for self-custody wallets?

I am setting a new full node for self custody. But I don't know which index I should enable in Bitcoin Core. If I want to make wallet re-scan faster, and don't want unnecessary storage/operational ...
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How to use Bitcoin Core as a wallet without leaving no traces that used the wallet?

is it possible to open a wallet file, do transactions and anything you need, then backup the file inside a veracrypt container, move this file elsewhere outside of the drive running the full node and ...
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Changes for bitcoin.conf file and details on the testnet network bitcoin-core

I have installed bitcoin core testnet and it is now synchronized with the network after 24 hours. My question is about bitcoin.conf file. I will tell you the procedure I used to install: I created the ...
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The app says I am sending to too many wallets, but I only have one. What is the issue? [closed]

Where is my Bitcoin going? The app says I am sending to too many wallets. I only have one wallet, but tried opening other ones. Is this the issue?
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Do I have to backup ~/.cashu/wallet/wallet.sqlite3 of my nutshell wallet in order to backup my ecash tokens?

Upon inspection with sqlite, wallet.sqlite3 has following tables: balance dbversions keysets proofs seed balance_used invoices nostr proofs_used. As a wallet holder, do I need to back up the file ...
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What specific packages are required to be installed in order to create legacy wallets?

When attempting to create a legacy wallet using bitcoin-cli, I get the following error: bitcoin-cli -named createwallet wallet_name="[...]" descriptors=false load_on_startup=true error code: ...
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How do Bitcoin Wallets Maintain Address Balances?

Does a Bitcoin software wallet (not the Bitcoin core wallet) read the entire blockchain to gather balance information? Or does it read the UTXO set? Or some other data source? Does it need to read it ...
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I Get "Non-canonical DER signature" Error

it was asked few times in BSE and they were pointing the problem to the sighash which was not appended to the transaction but i did it and still have problem. i had a problem with amount of fee and ...
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Bitcoin core wallet

Can anyone point me in the right direction I downloaded the bitcoin core qt wallet wee while back all the files that come with it are everywhere not in the right path I don’t know much about this ...
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getbalances rpc call timeout

I have a Bitcoin node having over 800K addresses. Recently I have been facing an issue with getbalances RPC call as it times out. I am using timeout as 100 seconds. I can see that if I increase the ...
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Can I get any info of the owner of the bitcoin wallet?

I transferred an amount by the Moonpay site to the person who didn't do what I paid him for. Moonpay.com page advises me to go to the police and share with them all the information I have about the ...
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Loading wallet produces "last wallet synchronisation goes beyond pruned data" after a few days on a pruned bitcoin core node

How do I run a pruned Bitcoin Core node on linux indefinitely without running into this wallet error? I know it's possible from the Bitcoin Core app on Windows but I'm not sure how to achieve it on ...
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Bitcoin Exchange only sends funds to P2PKH and P2SH addresses, but my address is Bech32. What can I do to get that fund into my account?

This is the email that I've received from my exchange: There are three bitcoin address formats currently in use: P2PKH addresses which begin with the number 1. P2SH addresses starting with the ...
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Dump wallet with only watch-only addresses

I have two wallets on a bitcoind node that consist entirely of watch-only addresses I have added with importaddress over time. I now want to merge these two wallets into one. My initial thought was to ...
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Wallets that support payment channels?

I know that maybe it's a bit early to start asking Wallets to implement Lightning Network connections even if the majority don't support SegregatedWitness yet. But how about Payment Channels? In ...
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Sweeping paper sweeping private keys from 2009-2010 into electrum wallet

I have several wallets from 2009 and 2010 that have not been touched since day one.I recieved 25 dollars USD worth of BTC for downloading and running a program in the background. Im guessing i was ...
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I DID NOT RECEIVE THE CASH FOR MY LAST BITCOIN WITHDRAWAL AT FREEBITCOIN [closed]

Yesterday 02/16/2024 I withdrew all my freebitcoin funds to my cold wallet. They were supposed to arrive in 15 minutes but I'm still waiting for those funds. Can someone help me? the funds have ...
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What version of the bitcoin wallet was in 2010 and is there an official resource with software for this?

please describe detail how safely open and Bitcoin wallet files for desktop from 2010?
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Mined Bitcoin withdrawn but not deposited into wallet yet

I mine bitcoin with effort and yesterday I withdrew a third of bitcoin, but it has not been deposited into my wallet yet. Thank you for your answer.
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will bitcoind accept, hold, and rebroadcast a 1 sat/vbyte raw transaction via the RPC for a local wallet that won't fit in the mempool when submitted?

The questions What if the mempool exceeds 300 MB? , Does my node rebroadcast its mempool transactions on startup? , Why rebroadcasting transactions in the Bitcoin Core? , and rebroadcast unconfirmed ...
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why i can't get the xprv descriptor from the bitcoin-cli listdescriptors true

If I use the listdescriptors true command, I only receive values like (pkh, sh, tr, wpkh). Did I do something wrong?
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how to get the private key in Bitcoin Core 26.0.0 and how to create a legacy wallet

i had tried many methods but nothing help me , by using bitcoind -deprecatedrpc=create_bdb i think i had installed the Berkeley DB please help me to solve the problem
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Can I still use old wallets after pruning?

I want to move my node to a laptop with less than 70gb free space. Would pruning make wallets older than pruned blocks unusable? If that is not an issue, what files should I copy to my new node in ...
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Block rewards from my account started long ago

How to access block rewards from mined blocks from the blockchain I have block rewards then I need to retrieve please help I signed up to mine long ago and went to prison and spent the majority of the ...
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Can I sign multisig transaction only with private key in a descriptor based wallet?

I created a multisig wallet using bdk. It seems to accept descriptor with owner wallet's private key and other participating wallet's public key. Is it possible to create a multisig wallet where only ...
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NBitcoin, how to implement wallet restoration? How does it work?

at first sorry for my ignorance, I have little experience at bitcoin programming. Im trying to implement a very simple wallet using NBitcoin library. I have done some work, but now Im stucked with ...
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Bit coin core Settings/Receiving addresses

Under these settings in bitcoin core. does imported addresses (watch-only) appear under the settings as an official receiving address or it appears there because imported a wallet to watch.
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How to have my bitcoin-cli connect to an outside fullnode

I don't want to run a full node in my laptop. I rather want to install bitcoin-cli only and configure it to connect to an external full node. Is that possible? If so, two questions: where can I get ...
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How to generate new address wallet ? I want to use it per customer

I want to create an exchange site using API. How can I check that my customer had a deposit without using a transaction number? I want to create a new address wallet per customer how can I do it? I'...
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List transactions after losing wallet and private key?

I have made various transactions with my wallet using bitcoind. If I lose my wallet (and private key) and somebody else somehow knows my private key and does some transactions, is it possible for me ...
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How do I get back into my bitcoin core wallet JSON format no data file

I had 2 wallets long time ago mined on bitcoin core can’t remember JSON that well or what my wallet descriptors was. I did use bip 39 but not giving me my addresses back on electrum wallet please help ...
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Problems with multiple wallets on RPC in bitcoin-core

I have been playing around a bit with Bitcoin Core (version 23.0), more specifically connecting to different wallets in Bitcoin Core through RPC in Python. I have found this library and tried to ...
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I sent bitcoin to an Electrum address I created but I can't access it. can anyone help

I went on a market set it all up everything was good to go but when I set up a refund address just in case something went wrong , in the process of sending the funds to the vendor I accidentally sent ...
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I have the phrase words but I donot know which words shall i insert to get my wallet back , what shall I do?

Trust wallet I have my 12 phrase but I am not able to get my trust wallet back
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What is the correct format for wallet.aes.json?

I have a file (wallet.aes.json) which I think it's a Blockchain wallet backup but when I go to Blockchain import it says Unknown format. But here is a clue of whats inside the file { "address&...
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What is a safe amount of characters in a passphrase?

The coldcard and trezor both has support for a passphrase. What amount of characters in this passphrase that would be considered unbreakable with current technology and within some years of ...
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What data does the Bitcoin Core wallet search for during a blockchain rescan?

When the wallet examines a transaction for relevance what does it do exactly with that transaction's output scripts and what is that data compared to? Does the wallet database store a table of all the ...
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Import WIF key for P2PKH into Bitcoin Core descriptor wallet

Can someone create a step by step, how to import a legacy P2PKH WIF key on testnet (let's say cSTHGbKgKLCGDRRn5AgtS7L4KHkqmdBau4nsEw8ckAzXV784bgeR) into Bitcoin Core 25.1 descriptor wallet using the ...
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Which Lightning wallets support splicing?

Which Lightning wallets support splicing (the ability to add funds to payment channels)?
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I have a wallet setup and bought Bitcoin from 2010, I remember the password.... What would I need to recover the wallet today? [duplicate]

What info do I need to recover my Bitcoin wallet from 2010?
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What is the longest known vanity address generated?

Anyone can generate a vanity address of arbitrary length with appropriate tools, it's just a matter of performing enough computations. What is the longest known vanity address anyone has generated?
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What kinds of wallets are there?

Can I get short a explanation about cryptocurrency cold/hot wallets? Are there more kinds?
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How to backup a descriptor wallet in bitcoin core?

I know we can do this by menu "File - Backup", but how can we get the private key of the address(or something else we can restore wallet) then write it down or print it out?
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Is there a transaction book in which to look for the mined bitcoins?

In March 2008, I joined a bitcoin mining program for a day I remember that they were not confirmed, then the inclusion in mining was authorized with enamel (not the one I'm writing from at the moment) ...
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Can't sign using Trezor T derived multisig wallet using Electrum | Invalid script_type

I created a P2WSH multisig wallet using Electrum 4.0.9 using a single Trezor T, to which I sent a large amount of BTC. Electrum allowed me to set up the wallet using the same device when I used two ...
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I'm trying to send Bitcoin but it's telling me I need a pin to send it why? [closed]

I want to send Bitcoin to my wife because she's out of town and needs some money that's the only way I can give it to her but it's asking me for a pin what is my PIN I have no idea what it is or why ...
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How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt?

How to export an encrypted non-seedless electrum wallet into bitcoin-qt? Is it even possible? Cheers
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listreceivedbyaddress - wallet file not specified error

So to start I have very little experience and this may be a simple answer but I can't find it easily. I suspect that I am using the wrong thing to achieve what I am trying to do. I'm parsing out the ...
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Order 12 phrase for trust wallet

I have 12 phrases for trust wallet but he is not arranged in the right way. What is the solution? Code python with bip39!! How !?

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