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Questions tagged [zcash]

A peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that implements the Zerocash scheme and offers total payment confidentiality. Launched on 2016-10-28.

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After the Zcash sapling upgrade, how big are the z-transactions from before and now?

How big are the z-transactions prior and after the sapling upgrade of zcash? And how does this size compare to a bitcoin and monero transaction?
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Can i use the same hardware mining for bitcoin and Zcash?

I use bitcoin hardware mining. Can I modify the hardware to mine Zcash cryptocurrency or I should buy Zcash mining hardware?
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How does one make a zcash sapling private transaction?

With the recent release of the zcash sapling upgrade as of 2018 Oct. Is there a step by step tutorial on how to make a private transaction?
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What are the lowest fees for transparent and shielded Zcash transactions?

Currently, Monero transaction fees are an average of ~.00001 XMR for a private transaction. What are the fees for a Zcash transaction when doing a transparent transaction and a ztransaction for ...
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How to connect to blockchain via a “rig” miner? [closed]

I would like to connect the following rig (please see the photos) to a blockchain platform (I prefer a platform which is simpler to use :) ). Maybe this rig would not be appropriate for Bitcoin, but ...
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Why does Zcash show a circulating supply of only 4 million?

On coinmarketcap Zcash is showing 4 million circulating supply: https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/zcash/ But they say total supply is 21 million. So does that mean only 4 million has been mined so ...
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Meaning of “fungibility” in “Zerocash (Zcash)”?

According to the following article, Zcash provide a high level of "fungibility". compared to other crypto-currencies. Article link: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/z/zcash.asp fungibility ...
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How is “level” of user privacy in “Zerocash” (Zcach)?

Is it correct that Zerocash allows two users to engage in transactions without either party revealing their addresses (their public key) to the other? Or it only ensures privacy of the content of the ...
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Generate a Zcash z-address paper wallet

Is there a way to generate a zcash z-address paper wallet via a javascript implementation? Or do I have to use the zcash command line software to do this?
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Detailed view of Z-cash transaction

Can anyone share and explain the details of a z-cash shielded and transparent transaction? The block explorers have minimal details. They dont even have a zk-proofs in them.
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Can you send partial amounts of zcash to a zaddress or do you have to send all of it to a zaddress?

Reading the tutorial online, they say to use: z_sendmany to send to a z address. But can one send partial amounts to a zaddress from a taddress? Also what if one wanted to send partial amounts from a ...
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reindex zcash syncing issue

I have installed zcash-bitcore-node & follow this site https://www.npmjs.com/package/zcash-bitcore-node. It started syncing by using sudo zcash-bitcore-node start, but when I stop zcash server it ...
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Zcash T-address address wise UTXO transaction list both testnet and mainnet API [closed]

I need API for address wise UTXO transaction list for Zcash t-address for both testnet and mainnet.
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Can malicious payer deanonymize payee in Zcash?

Looking at both the Zcash original paper and the updated Zcash protocol specification, it seems that after Alice paid Bob, she can reveal to the world that she did so. Alice can do so by revealing ...
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What is the best resource to learn and implement z-addresses in ZCash?

I have managed to implement t-addresses, which are a clone of Bitcoin. What is the best resource to understand z-addresses? I want to implement everything myself, including pairings. I have ...
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Zcash T-address Transaction history

Need Zcash T-address Transaction history. Is any API or can get from RPC call for get T-address Transaction history.
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How is Zclassic's pszTimeStamp generated, and what does it mean?

How is pszTimestamp from Zclassic generated, and what does it mean ? Zclassic860413afe207aa173afee4fcfa9166dc745651c754a41ea8f155646f5aa828ac Any idea? Same encryption is used in BTCP and Zcash.
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How much is a ZCash Share worth in ZEC on average?

I want to calculate how much a share is worth in ZEC on average. I have already looked at the answer of this question, but it seems that the answer there does not work for ZCash, hence my question. ...
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Zcash wallet generation

How to generate Zcash address and private key by a mnemonic seed, in nodejs or python? Is there some lib like bitcore-lib or ethereum-bip44?
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In Zcash, what statements do zkSNARKs prove?

Zcash uses zkSNARKs to hide transaction details. My understanding is that the verifier is anyone that maintains the blockchain. My questions are: If I decide to send x amount of Zcash to another user,...
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Different coin pools in zcash

I would like to understand the cryptocurrency zcash a little bit better... My understanding of it is that there are two address types t-addresses and z-addresses. Only transaction between two z-...
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Transaction Broadcast error zcash

I can't broadcast the transaction to the zcash testnet. I will give the entire steps clearly. Could anyone tell me where I am doing wrong.This is my zcash address "tmRvLFZ3Lnz9vhd9bG2JuWakYESEi4ukxqs"....
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Zcash - where are treestates stored?

Where are the treestates stored? In other words, when a JoinSplit transaction is being validated, where is the anchor being checked? A look at https://github.com/zcash/zcash/blob/master/src/primitives/...
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ZCash: Address buffers must be exactly 21 bytes?

I am getting "Address buffers must be exactly 21 bytes" error while create new transaction. I got this error while generate transation with Zcash & Dash with testnet. How can I solve this issue, ...
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zcash steps to send zcash from mining to receiving wallet

Install and even sync based on https://github.com/kozyilmaz/zcash-apple and mining is being done. Now how to generate a t addr that sure can receive zcash is my question. The Apple one does not have ...
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Zcash configure in ubuntu

I have tried to installed zcash insight ui & api in my local machine (ubuntu OS) and it is completed all the steps but I m facing issue while start services in frontground. Let me share with you ...
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How does an anonymous cryptocurrency encode coin values

I'm pretty sure I understand how cryptographic accumulators work to anonymize a coin's history, for example as described here: https://anoncoin.net/Cryptographic_accumulator/ but I have read that ...
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How can I get address wise UTXO balance for Zcash t-address

I tried to create user specific account wise zcash t-address, got the following error zcash-cli getnewaddress "testaccount" error code: -11 error message: Accounts are unsupported Is it possible to ...
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Setting up private Zcash pool on Windows or Mac

I have short and easy question. In order to perform solo mining I must set up my own pool and connect to this pool. I found required piece of software for Linux Ubuntu, but is it possible to run pool ...
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why should I backup zcash wallet regularly

On zcash official website, making regular backups of the wallet is recommended. When I use bitcoin, I have a master private key, and all private keys can be generated using the master key. So I can ...
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Mining Zcash using cluster of GPU's

I have a basic knowledge about an idea of cryptocurriencies. Recently I have read articles about Zcash. Rumours has it that it's the most profitable cryptocurrency on the scene. Me and my co-...
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Keep or Transfer Coins after mining reward?

I've been mining ZEC (pool) for the past month and noticed that most of the other people in the pool never had any balance on their wallets if I viewed them on the zcash blockexplorer. Is there a ...
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What information is available from the blockchains of privacy currencies?

Some currencies such as Monero and Zcash focus on protecting user privacy as much as possible. What information is available from the blockchains of these currencies? Number of wallets? Transaction ...
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Mining Difference with Multiple Rigs between Bitcoin and Zcash

I try to understand how the mining hardware environment is different between Bitcoin when centralized mining ecosystem is more encouraged compare to Zcash or Ethereum where pooling is more encouraged. ...
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ZCash z-addr timestamp missing in transaction history

I am calling the following command to get transaction history zcash-cli z_listreceivedbyaddress "ztMTTKVFt3YFzJDn4ADhox9q7gbyUekKsCgzWSfNkqCPVbrstDXNTmy5zHHWiKQcrMUMQZqiTE2pdGE7kXiox73EFGNnYnb" And ...
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Worker showing offline in zcash nanopool but miner is running. Please help

I was looking for a way to mine Zcash on slow CPU(AMD FX6300) for just testing, and correctly set up the miner yesterday. I am currently connecting to zec-asia1.nanopool.org. I left the miner running ...
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As of 2017-09, Has there been talks or test implementations of making Litecoin anonymous / untracable like Monero or Zcash?

Being that Litecoin is more likely to implement experimental features before Bitcoin. As of today 2017-09, has there been discussions or test implementations of making Litecoin anonymous like Monero's ...
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Can a ZCash shielded/deshielded transaction have values for both vpub_in and vpub_out

As I understand, Zcash shielded and deshielded transactions use a JoinSplit when converting notes from shielded to transparent (and vice versa). vpub_old - is the value that the JoinSplit transfer ...
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Which wallet can I use to store all my cryptocurrencies ?

I'm new to cryptocurrencies and I would like to store all my currencies (I read here and there that it is not safe to store everything on Coinbase). So I tried Coinomi which seems quite good but is ...
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ZCash: whats the relationship between t-address, public keys and address as defined in bitcore-lib-zcash Address

I have this sample t-address: t1csbsjLRGYCsRMjM1NdUjeFQkysQG2YefY When I put this address through the following code, I get a return value of false. var bitcore = require('zcash-bitcore-lib'); var ...
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Can private keys be securely stored on blockchain?

Ok, I know that blockchain is public knowledge. But, than, there are experiments like zcash which encrypt sender receiver and amount information and they still work. I'm considering whether p2p ...
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Zcash t-addr + z-addr transactions

Is it possible to "break" the traceability of the blockchain by sending ZEC between z-addr and t-addr?
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How can a X-coin market cap go down while its value goes up?

Quoting Wikipedia, Market cap is given by the formula MC = N × P where N is the number of shares outstanding, and P is the closing price per share. In the specific case of a crypto currency, one ...
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Zcash z-addr in bitcoin

Can a improvement, difficult or easy, to Bitcoin Core implement z-addr like Zcash? Zcash do it possible to send coin anonymous using z-addr. The blockchain do not show z-addr, only t-addr that is like ...
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Where can i buy zcash coins, named as ZEC? [closed]

I tried to buy from https://www.buy-zcash.com/ but the application does not seem to work: the buy button is never activated even if i fill in a valid zcash wallet address
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zcash - current block reward

Zcash implements the slow start strategy, as described here. The reward for mining a block is meant to ramp up linearly and reach it's maximum value around block 5000. How do I check the current ...
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Zcash proposal to use checkpoints to verify monetary supply [closed]

Based on concerns about the trusted setup not being able to conclusively disprove the ability to create hidden inflation, Zooko recently described an idea to institute checkpoints to verify the total ...
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Is equihash/scrypt suitable for pooled mining?

A "sequential memory-hard" PoW scheme cannot be parallelized effectively thus I imagine you also can't distribute solving the puzzle between participants in a pool? How does that work with scrypt then ...
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How to generate a zcash vanity address?

Is the main network address version for zcash already known? Is it possible to generate a mainnet address already? This could allow miners to start from minute 0 to mine on a anonymous pool. The ...
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What if Zcash Company turns evil?

The "Company Values" section at the Zcash website states: we are not the controllers or the power-holders, and do not control the mining or distribution of Zcash. Every user of Zcash contributes ...