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My conclusions about the Lightning Network and a request for critique by smarter people!

I am writing an in-depth article about the Lightning Network. I want it to be comprehensive and balanced, educating people on the state of LN, how it works, as well as on current internal debates over ...
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Using BITMAIN AntMiner L3+ for cracking password

I buy BITMAIN AntMiner L3+ from more then one years ago and now this miner dead :( it's make less then one droller per day as profit I want to use this miner to cracking password, so how I can't do ...
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How scalable is the current routing implementation for lightning?

What are the weaknesses we face with lightning routing currently? How many nodes do we expect it can handle now? What is being done to make it scale in the future?
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Public key vs Bitcoin address [duplicate]

As i've read on many websites and papers, the bitcoin address is made by hashing the public key. And i've read that that's done because we don't want the public key to be public until money is spent. ...
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Can I predict high volatility moments/great movements for Bitcoin?

In stock market we can know in advance that in certain moments there can be some great movement to one of the sizes. For example, on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) announcements. Are there some special ...
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Is Loot.GG an investment worth my Crypto? [on hold]

I've seen the 2019 videos about this website so I'm sure no one has asked. With that said I would like to know can websites like this one make a living off traffic and handing out crypto? Please help ...
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Child Pays for Parent transactions get stuck on testnet

I'm building a service prototype by reusing Electrum code and generated 4 consequent transactions which are CPFP type on the testnet. They are staying unconfirmed for several hours but test ...
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What is the current Status of major proposed BTC upgrades like Taproot, MAST, Submarine Swaps?

I have read during the last year about some very interesting BIPs or initiatives. I am not asking for their explanations, just would be great if anyone would know about their simple status as of now, ...
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Are there still miners or mining pool which refuse to implement SegWit?

It was well known that initially while SegWit got more than 50% of hashrate after activation that a part of the mining pools refused to implement it. But are there still blocks being mined by miners ...
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Is there any free for trading cryptocurrency exchange? [on hold]

I have found these but each one has a problem: Cobinhood. Very low liquidity. Daxico. It does not look trustable. Zaif. They are not allowing new accounts. Liquid.com. It use to be free, not anymore....
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How to dissect or decode a BTC transaction?

I used a packet capture to capture the transaction of bitcoin, and I got the following: ...
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Logic thread between output folders and input transactions

I'm studying the bitcoin protocol and I don't have very clear things, for example the logical thread that exists between an output transaction and a subsequent input transaction, where that output is ...
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CAN I RECEIVE BITCOIN FROM PANAMA FLORIDA

Please can I receive BITCOIN from (Panama Florida) to my Nigeria BITCOIN wallet.. Someone in panama city Florida will be buying and sending me 600$ worth of Bitcoin. She haven't create the account ...
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How do I get a pool to pay me the accepted shares?

How do I get the pool to pay me the accepted shares ?
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How is pool hashrate share name known?

Since it’s not possible to know mining pools nodes addresses, how do we know the that a specific node owing 15% of share belongs to btc.com for example ?
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Hash rate, transaction and block relationship

I'm aware that when the hash of the block header (block hash) is below the difficulty target, a block is deemed as validated. But because I've never run a bitcoin node before (will soon), I had a ...
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Besides transaction validation, are there any other uses of the Script language in Bitcoin

Script's stack operations are used to validate signatures and scripts of transaction inputs and outputs. Is Script also used to validate block, network, or any other data? Seem like there are a lot ...
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Is it possible to get the full list of synced nodes ɪᴘ on the network?

There are many website like https://bitnodes.earn.com/ but I’m failing to understand if they collect nodes from compulsory submission on the web interface for statistics purposes only or they use a ...
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Block size limit in Bitcoin v0.01

In main.h (line 17) we have a constant MAX_SIZE static const unsigned int MAX_SIZE = 0x02000000; which in decimal format equals to 33554432 (32MB) This constant is used to verify if the block ...
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Public Addresses: '3' vs '1' in front [Bitcoin]

I just wanted to confirm, is it true that for a bitcoin (public) address it should always have a '1' in front of it. For certain transactions though I see that there is a '3' in front. How is this ...
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How and why we need to validate a transaction?

I've starting doing some researches about the Bitcoin protocol and the blockchain. I'm trying to understand all the sections in the Bitcoin white-paper. So far, i couldn't understand what is the ...
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What’s the purpose of checking for input overflow?

Everyone knows this famous fix for block 74638 which still exists in other files. But there’s something I can’t understand, why check for inputs overflow since it’s not possible to have enough utxo ...
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Why do large blocks increase the probability of chain reorgs?

After the recent two chain reorgs taking place in Bitcoin Cash SV, I am finding a number of developers stating that large blocks are the reason for the reorgs: "Almost each time someone is trying to ...
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Bitcoin Percentages with PHP. Are my calculations correct? [on hold]

Need to determine bitcoin percentages in PHP. I'm using this function: $bitcoin_price = "0.01096616"; $percentage = (3.9 / 100) * $bitcoin_price; echo $percentage; My result is 0.00042768024 from 3....
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What in detail makes the Coinbase in the Genesis Block unspendable? [duplicate]

I was aware that the Genesis block's reward was unspendable, and that there was no UTXO for it in the UTXO Set. I thought that this was due to the Genesis block being hardcoded and the actual ...
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Differences to CCompactSize and CVarInt

I'm developing a parser bitcoin core and I have a problem whit the type CVarInt, I using the decodifier mode of the CCompact size but at the block 976 I Have a problem whit the type, because the value ...
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How can a person reasonably prove they're running a full node?

I mean running themselves in a computer they control and not just fetching blockchain data from a public blockchain API or something like that. I imagine that may be impossible, but there could at ...
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18: bad-txns-inputs-spent

I want sendRawtransactoin to the testnet ,bug i got "18: bad-txns-inputs-spent" My input is unspent on the Testnet ,Help ! { "Version": "1", "LockTime": "0", "Vin": [ { ...
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iOS wallet with Bech32 and Xpub keys

Is there a iOS bitcoin HD wallet with Bech32 support and access to your extended public and private keys out there?
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Recovering wallet after formatting SSD

I am not exactly sure what I need to do and I do not want to accidentally overwrite my disk. I may have already done so. After searching my web history I have found the BTC address that my BTC is on ...
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How can I import my XRP private key online to spend funds?

How can I use my XRP paper wallet private key (or "private address") to send XRP to another address? I know that once a private key touches the internet, the wallet can't be used again (for security ...
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Assets when cryptocurrency gets delisted (as Bitcoin SV or Bitcoin Cash)?

What happens to assets that you owe when a cryptocurrency gets delisted? I'm thinking concretely in the case of Kraken, Binance, ShapeShift in delisting Bitcoin SV or SBI holdings delisting Bitcoin ...
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Orphaned block probability ratio

The probability of orphaned blocks should also take into consideration the proportion of the total mining hash power that the miner has. If M_i and M_j are 2 miners with p_i= 2* p_j (proportion of ...
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Do SPV nodes sync “headers-first”?

Headers-first sync is defined somewhat by BIP 130 and expanded upon with compact block relay in BIP 152. I believe this is the commit in which it was added to Bitcoin Core. The result is that Bitcoin ...
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Is mining using with cpu(some web sites) fake or not

There is a rule about every browser : Browser can not access client's RAM-CPU-HARD DRIVE-WEB CAMERA-And other resources of client's machine. Am i right? So how some web sites do mining using client's ...
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Isn't Bitcoin just a bubble? [on hold]

Is Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general the future? I am genuinely interested in other people's view point.
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Would it be possible to dictate a bech32 address as a list of English words?

One of the reason for bech32 address is: "it'easier to dictate it over the phone". Is there an algorithm to convert a bech32 address into a list of English words that would make it even easier? ...
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What does channel num_updates mean?

Some LND wallets provide a channel's "Number of Updates". Here's an example from Zap Desktop: The LND gRPC API Channel Reference cites a property called num_updates. The description of this field is ...
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How to transmit fraudulent commitment transaction on lightning channel?

I'm trying to simulate a fraudulent commitment transaction on lightning. How would you submit an earlier commitment transaction. It doesn't seem like this can be done with a command. Does anyone know ...
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Is there a way for me observe network traffic of bitcoin exchange?

I was wondering if there is a way to observe a network traffic/packet of bitcoin exchange. I want to know what's in the packet when I send a bitcoin from one wallet to another. Thanks.
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My transaction has been on pending for 48hrs [duplicate]

Please I need help and I need to know how long it will stay and I don't change my transaction fee
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Export Xpubkey from Bitcoin Core

How do I export my HD wallet's Xpubkey in Bitcoin Core? Do I construct it using the value of "hdseedid" returned by getwalletinfo?
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Is the bits field a unique representation of the target?

The bits field is the compact representation of the target. Example: bits: 1d00ffff target: 00ffff0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 bits: 1cfff00 target: ...
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How does the 51 percent or 2/3 majority voting rule work?

For a block to be added to the chain, it needs vote from majority of miners, is that correct? If yes, does that mean a single block gets worked upon by all of the miners?
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Hi can someone help me with this btc transaction?

https://www.blockchain.com/btc/address/17GNYZZ9y1Woyv5JdqLcAEJeYaQyRDTx2D it is not showing up in the bitcoin account it should be in????? Blockchain and electrum as my personal wallets, but this ...
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Which derivation paths are used by the Abra wallet?

Abra have stated in a reddit comment that their non-custodial HD wallet uses custom derivation paths to convert the user's BIP39 mnemonic seed into cryptocurrency address/key pairs. Has anyone figured ...
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Fake btc transaction [on hold]

Is it possible to make a false btc transaction, with a false tx and without using funds?
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How does Internal Keychain exactly work?

I understand that an internal keychain is used to receive a change of payment when I pay someone. For example, I pay $20, but it costs $17, so I get $3. But what I don't understand is how can there ...
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how to implement stack data structure using haskell? [closed]

i won't perform stuck function like this (push, pop) using Haskell that are special for functional programming
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Question about nondeterministic wallet

I was reading https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/develop/ch05.asciidoc#user-stories and ran into this statement. In the first bitcoin wallet (now called Bitcoin Core), wallets were ...

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