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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change output matches payment output type, not previous output type

Using the Bitcoin Core wallet making a transaction which spends a native segwit output and pays to a p2sh-wrapped segwit output will create a p2sh-wrapped change output. It is different from my ...
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How to create own crypto currency like bitcoin? [closed]

I would like to create a crypto currency like bit coin. So is there any step by step guide or procedure that will help me to create ones? It would be appreciated if you provide me that.
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wallet.dat password recovey

everyone! I forgot the password for my wallet.dat, I tried to recover it myself, I’ve been working on it for a month now, but so far without success...at the moment I got to the pywallet.py program ...
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Hello, I want to know if they use blockchain and if I have to pay any transaction fees

yesterday I made a bitcoin transaction and they did not receive the full money and I was checking what it could have been and I think it was the blockchain and I have several doubts about that, can ...
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How to tell congestion info on the Bitcoin network?

I just tried mining again, using 2Miners and mining Clore.ai, and it can be distributed as BTC. So finally I had the 50 Clore minimum payout amount at around 2am, and distribution is at 4am everyday. ...
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Security Of Public Bitcoin Nodes / Servers

I have been wondering about the security of using public bitcoin nodes with your wallet. E.g. sparrow wallet offers three connection options (public nodes, your own bitcoin core node or a private ...
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Unspent Output Consolidation UX. Any wallets that have built-in consolidation feature?

Consolidation is important however sometimes nerve racking because you are sending your entire amount, if you accidentally send to the wrong address somehow this can be detrimental to anyone's Bitcoin ...
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Crypto falling into the crypto universe due to blockchain break [duplicate]

A trading entity processed a withdrawal and sent the supposed USDT to my wallet address. However the USDT I was expecting never arrive in my wallet. Upon checking, the trading platform support claimed ...
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Understanding signrawtransactionwithwallet and the Transaction Signing Process

I would like to understand all the advantages of a descriptor wallet. I comprehend that the wallet safeguards the user by not exposing the private key. However, when I use bitcoin-cli listdescriptors ...
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A wrong wallet situation

On 9th of this month I have my dad send me some bitcoin and I gave him my wallet for the payment.. after a while he told me he sent it I didn’t see it and I taught it was network and I would get it ...
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Where do i find my username?

A website is wanting my username & screenshot of my bit wallet so they cand me my Bit coin. I've looked everywhere in settings. Thanks
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Cant interact with funds. Serious help needed

New Keystone Wallet. Pushed 1 transaction via Keystone QR code to the wallet over a month ago and could view it via OKX imported hardware wallet. Everything looked good, so I went to my Keystone ...
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Cannot import multisignature descriptor in Bitcoin Core

I created a multisignature address in regtest: ADDR_1=`bitcoin-cli getnewaddress "" "bech32"` ADDR_2=`bitcoin-cli getnewaddress "" "bech32"` PB1=$(bitcoin-cli -...
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descriptor and Custom script

I have a Multisignature address 1-3 with a verification of OP_3, just a simple script to understand custom scripts in Bitcoin Script definition #OP_1 <Public Key> <Public Key> <Public ...
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Sign a multi-signature transaction with imported address

I have an address with three compressed public keys: SCRIPT="5221"$(cat compressed_public_key_1.txt)"21"$(cat compressed_public_key_2.txt)"21"$(cat ...
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Importaddress and migrate to descriptor

I created a script for studying purposes, generating a private key, a public key, and a P2SH address with a redeem script and RIPEMD160. I stored the address string in address_P2SH.txt. I updated ...
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Can it happen that, after a bitcoin transaction, the change is sent to a receiving (not change) address?

I have an Electrum wallet and I can see there are 2 types of addresses: receiving and change. Change addresses are supposed to receive the change bitcoins after a transaction, but can it happen that ...
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Given a Bitcoin wallet address, can its other addresses be inferred from it? [duplicate]

A bitcoin wallet doesn't have one single address, but several. All these addresses can be obtained from the master public key, am I wrong? Does knowing one of this addresses (not the master public key,...
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My friend brought BC around 2014 he has forgot details but has an idea of a password. How can he Id his account [duplicate]

He paid for the BC (when it was about 200 a BC) through the bank but doesn't keep statements and we worry the bank won't keep records that long. He has the phone he used to have to possibly buy it and ...
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I have an old brain wallet phrase but no longer have program which converts it

I see brain wallet online but it uses mouse movement. All I want is a program where I enter the phrase and it gives me back both the public address and the private key. Ideally I should be able to ...
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Can someone help me with my wallet [duplicate]

I create a wallet on bitcoin.org Now, i cannot find the way to access my wallet and recover my funds. Can someone help me with that. Thank you !
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Network fee more than transaction?

I sent 0.0005 btc to my wallet. Bittrex took 0.0003 btc fee. In my wallet it says 0.0005btc ,18 usd. Then it says 0.002btc network fee, 92usd. But i still have the 0.0005 btc in my wallet. Who pays ...
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Bitcoin Core not displaying my account balance, can't do anything with it

Over a month ago on , I tried to send my balance from my Bitcoin Core wallet to another wallet on a different client, but I had accidentally set a really low transaction fee, leading to the ...
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Locate bitcoin from 11+ years ago

I bought bitcoin along time ago. It was at minimum 11 years ago. My bitcoin purchase info was emailed. I remember the following after buying: getting an email which indicated the bitcoin info. I ...
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cannot export my private key from bitcoin core wallet [duplicate]

attempting to export private key from bitcoin core wallet with no pass phrase, when i enter the command "dumpprivkey" with my bitcoin address, it says, Only legacy wallets are supported by ...
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Jaxx wallet updated, money stolen from me [closed]

I updated my Jaxx wallet on October 29, 2023, before the update it showed my balance correctly, but after the update, unfortunately, my bitcoin balance shows zero and a transaction was recorded for me,...
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Is it real BTC or fake [duplicate]

All, I received some BTC to my coinbase wallet after someone asked me to setup custom network using the below setting. I received the BTC but I couldn't transfer to any other wallet and the says ...
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