Questions tagged [wallet]

This tag should be used for questions that pertain to wallet software. A wallet software is a piece of software which manages users' keypairs, addresses, and transactions. Wallet software also allow a user to send and receive Bitcoin.

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How to dump full data in leto/wack script for wallet.dat?

Recently I downloaded perl script from https://github.com/leto/wack And it successfully print default stats only.Showing that defaultkey 1,ckeys 201 and other. But I surely know that it may dump full ...
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Bitcoin core wallet replication

I have a bitcoin core full node with a wallet on VPS. I use my own script to connect to the RPC. The script works on another VPS. Sometimes bitcoin VPS goes offline. Once the recovery took a long ...
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Can Large Bitcoin Collider break into the wallet which is created by new version of Electrum?

I have heard that Large Bitcoin Collider can only break into wallets that are created by broken software. My other question is that it seems the last private key that they found was on 2017-11-15 01:...
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How to create bitcoin wallet by PHP

I'm new to Bitcoin. I want to use PHP to create a bitcoin wallet on my own website. I came to here https://blockchain.info/api/create_wallet but I don't know how to apply it. Would like to have good ...
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should i can use my coinbase 12 backup phrase into blockchain wallet?

i have one question in my mind i can able to recover my wallet of coinbase using 12 backup phrase into blockchain wallet it will be accept it? and restore my all crypto of coinbase into blockchain ...
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electrum wallet listaddress without change addresses

i use the command electrum listaddresses -w .electrum/testnet/wallets.... On a bash console to get all addresses of the wallet. This however also return the "change" addresses which i cannot ...
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Create a multi user web wallet using bitcoind RPC call

I just a beginner in bitcoin technology.I planning to create a multi user bitcoin web wallet using a VPS full node setup(Not use minig). I read the RPC documentation and found something for archiving ...
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How many non-web wallets discard private-keys? or How common are non-deterministic wallets?

I'm concerned about non-web wallets that discard private keys after use. Web wallets - share addresses between users, so the user can consider all private keys to be immediately discarded. ...
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Can the blockchain be imported into wallets of different brands?

Can I import the block chain that bitcoin core downloads to use in any of the other full node PC wallets? Are the formats the same or inter-convertible?
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Cannot obtain a lock - Already deleted lock file

I am trying to open Bitcoin Core of "Cannot obtain a lock on C:User/App..." I deleted the lock. file like previously suggested but cannot find a solution after that! If I reinstall will I loose the ...
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Encrypting wallet manually instead of using hardware wallet

i am new to this community and like to know why one should prefer a hardware wallet instead of using encryption algorithm like AES-256 along with PKDF2 to secure crypto wallets ? i currently hold btc ...
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How to find the persons name with a bitcoin wallet address [closed]

I want to know who I sent money to. I need to know because I believe I was scammed
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funds in hd wallet

I have a doubt on HD wallets, I have generated a sequence of address. how to check the balance of each address or how we can look for balance. Did the amount move to the base address as like monero ...
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Would I be able to recover coins if Trezor went out of business?

I'm considering a Trezor wallet. I've read through their info about recovering if I lose the device or forget my PIN. What if the company were to go out of business. Would I still be able to recover ...
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problem in imported address

I have $10 at my address. I only imported that address in my other wallet, but it shows the balance of $0 and no past transactions. I tried my balance address of $18 and the same zero balance is shown ...
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Can I safely delete database.bak from wallet folder?

In order to save space. I cleaned it up and now my bitcind in freezing, but this might not be the cause.
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Bitcoind live wallet backup (by copying wallet.dat)

Is it safe to copy wallet.dat while the daemon is running, or should the daemon be stopped before doing so? I'd imagine it would be safe unless addresses are being generated exactly at the same time.
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How does a wallet rebuild itself from its seed?

How does it identify the addresses and transactions on the blockchain in order to rebuild the history of that wallet?
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What is a good hardware for a lightning network node?

What is the hardware setup you use for your LN node? Is a Raspberry Pi 3 enough for testing and playing with small amount of funds?
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Are all addresses in a wallet derived from a single private key? [duplicate]

Also, is there any way from and address that one could derive any other addresses that came from that wallet? Or do I have the relationship of addresses to wallets wrong?
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Why does Bitcoin use separate change addresses?

When you create a wallet, it creates one bitcoin address, correct? When I send funds, it sends all my funds; the person I sent it to gets what I sent, and the change from the transaction is sent to a ...
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What is the best way to differentiate users' balances in a shared wallet?

first time posting around here. I have been thinking about an application that would highly depend on the use of bitcoin for the best user experience. A shared wallet for all users currently seems ...
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How to remove password from encrypted wallet with password? [duplicate]

Without using dumpwallet nor dumpprivkey, is there a way to take an encrypted wallet and making it decrypted so it can be used without entering a password?
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How to minimize risk when accepting zero confirmation payments?

I'm trying to setup a way of accepting Bitcoin payments in real life situations, where waiting for confirmations is typically not an option. I understand this is never 100% risk free (especially with ...
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Current simple ways to participate with a Lightning Node?

Lightning is kicking it!! I just read this article about worldwide nodes distribution https://cryptonomist.ch/en/2019/03/02/top-10-countries-bitcoin-nodes/ So, my questions are basically: 1)) what ...
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Newbie question about exodus wallet!

I just installed exodus, 1) why the program didn't even ask, do you want a new address? it's generated automatically! 2) when I click recieve on my bitcoin wallet, there are two different addresses ...
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Recovering bitcoins after the owner's death

My Brother died in April and we believe he had a bitcoin account. Is it possible to find out how to recover/take over his accounts? I know this is a new form of currency but it seems odd there is no ...
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If a bitcoin wallet service provider terminates a users account, what happens to the funds?

A friend of mine has/had a bitcoin wallet service provided by an online marketplace. Sounds like he had some kind of disagreement with the site administrators and they terminated his account. At that ...
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Are private keys published to the blockchain after spending coins from a wallet?

Always I spend coins the final balance of the address that is used for transaction will go to zero. The remaining coins comes back as a change to a new address. Will this indicate that the private key ...
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Catching wallet notifications through stdout?

I'm running bitcoin server behind nodejs (child_process). I was wondering if it's reliable to catch wallet notifications from the stdout stream (the ones that are marked AddToWallet)? This way I ...
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How do I make a Bitcoin “memory wallet” (or paper wallet without paper)?

I'd like to see a video tutorial that explains in detail how to make a paper wallet without paper, AKA, a "memory wallet" -- thx.
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bit coin wallet full node storage management [duplicate]

How do you cut down the space of the full nodes downloaded by the bit coin wallet app.what is purning and how does it effect the storage space
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Consensus issue, sync. stuck at “Synchronizing sporks - 25%” - PIVX fork

I've been working on a PIVX fork for some time, to better understand blockchain infrastructure and coding in general. I have been able to modify all parameters, remove checkpoints, set up a new ...
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Setup a full node on server for frond end Wallet

I am a new in bitcoin technologies. I want to setup a full node on cloud server. Also I need to use RPC of this server for front end app.That is creating bitcoin wallet and its further operations(such ...
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Please explain WalletExplorer.com layout of data

I am having a hard time understanding exactly what information is being presented here: https://www.walletexplorer.com/wallet/Poloniex.com I believe that this is the aggregating wallet held by the ...
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How to reduce disk-space requirements of Bitcoin Core wallet?

I want to install Bitcoin Core wallet on my computer, but his blockchain is too big (more 230 Gb). How to reduce Bitcoin Core wallet?
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Is there any address monitoring application with support for multiple cryptocurrencies? [closed]

This would be beneficial for all long-term investors who have many different cryptocurrencies in their portfolio and don't usually perform any transactions. Simply just to check whether your money are ...
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How do I find a “Bitcoin address” for buying Bitcoin?

I am very new to Bitcoin and just learning my way around my Bitcoin wallet, etc. Recently, in order to try to find out more about buying Bitcoin, I clicked on "Buy Bitcoin" in my wallet, but was ...
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Can't Run Bitcoin Wallet After It was Downloaded on Windows 8.1 Desktop

Please help. After downloading the Bitcoin wallet, I don't have the option to 'run' it on my windows 8.1. It was a compressed file, and even though I extracted everything, there is nothing that ...
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Why do HD seeds use a word list?

I'm curious what the purpose behind having a word list for BIP39 HD wallets? Are you required to use these words to create a wallet seed? What would happen if you chose random words not on the ...
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Bitcoin Cash Wallet options and receiving BCC

Is there a Bitcoin Cash wallet, that does not require the hole blockchain downloaded, already working? I tried Electron, but its very sketchy. Hopefully there will be one for iOS soon (Freewallet made ...
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Generator Point G multiple

if in a curve y2 mod p = x3+ 7 mod p ( ecdsa-secp256k1) p=115792089237316195423570985008687907853269984665640564039457584007908834671663 G=...
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What is a Bitcoin wallet?

What is a wallet in the context of Bitcoin? What are wallets used for? What relation do wallets have to other concepts such as addresses, private-keys, client-software, and Bitcoin balances?
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Creating a tunneling (wormhole) service for bitcoin wallets

Zcash recently announced a new wallet and service to connect mobile devices to a node running on a private home network using a tunneling service they are calling "wormhole" (1). Basically it is ...
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Android on Copay still available?

Hi I was downloading Copay and it said ; WARNING: Chrome App will not longer be supported Google has announced that it will be ending support for Chrome Apps on non-Chrome OS platforms in 2018....
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Is it smart to just create wallet and then delete it, writing down the address?

What are possible downsides of practice where I download a bitcoin wallet on my phone, write down the seed and the address, purge the app into nonexistence and continue my happy life, sharing my ...
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When walletnotify and blocknotify notifications are sent out?

Do the notifications from walletnotify and blocknotify are sent during the wallet synchronization or at the end? Say the wallet was offline for 100 blocks and when started: will it send the ...
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Get Master Private Key from BIP39 Seed

I have BIP39 Seed: 5b56c417303faa3fcba7e57400e120a0ca83ec5a4fc9ffba757fbe63fbd77a89a1a3be4c67196f57c39a88b76373733891bfaba16ed27a813ceed498804c0570 I want to get Master private Key Then I Have to ...
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“bitaddress.org”: It generates a BTC or BCH address?

(1) Is the address generated by www.bitaddress.org a BTC address? Or BCH address (Bitcoin Cash) ? (2) Is there a general method to recognize BTC address from BCH address?
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Calculate mnemonic code from terminal

I want to replicate mnemonic code with terminal. the steps are: Create a random sequence (entropy) of 128 to 256 bits. Create a checksum of the random sequence by taking the first (entropy- length/32)...