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Learning + checking the bitcoin address creation process at each step

I’m learning how hashing algorithms are used around the process of bitcoin address creation. I’ve read lots of great examples online that, step by step, show the output of each sequential hashing ...
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What is the difference between BFT and PBFT

What are the differences between BFT and PBFT? I want to know the difference between these two concepts. If there is any improvement in the BFT's limitations, let me know. Please answer. Thank you.
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Files, libraries, classes, blocks of code used for tcp/ip connection and peer discovery in bitcoin core, cgminer, bfgminer

What files, libraries, classes, blocks of code used for tcp/ip connection, peer discovery, http connection, udp connection in bitcoin core (0.1.5 and latest releases including last 0.18.0), other c/c++...
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Genesis block coinbase transaction without confirmations

I'm a little bit lost. Why the coinbase transaction, comming from the genesis block, don't have confirmations? All the others coinbase transactions have confirmations, but not in the Genesis block.
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How multiple unfinished payments in single LN channel work?

I think I understand HTLCs, at least if they are on chain. I also have a basic understanding of how off chain channel looks like. I understand it as follows. It is a 2-of-2 multisig transaction ...
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What is a relationship with total hash rate(hash power) and average block generation time?

This chart - hash rate means total hash rate of All minor? I think the most significant factor for difficulty and block generation time is the hash rate of the biggest mining pool not total hash rate ...
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Concept of Block weight and segwit are still unclear

It seems like duplicated question, but i read many articles and posts to undestand about segwit. Below links are something i read What is block weight and how is it different from block size? After ...
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Why do we use CLTV instead of CSV in the HTLC output of the commitment transaction?

In lightning network commitment transactions, the HTLC offered/received outputs generally pay the offering node after a timeout which is scripted using CLTV. In other parts of the commitment ...
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Is there any alternative for patreon.com that supports payment with credit card, and supports recurring donations?

I want to receive people's donations in my bitcoin wallet. But the audience of my content are not very familiar with cryptocurrency. I preferred a platform that payed me in Bitcoin, but allowed ...
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what broke (and how do I fix it)?: I can mine testnet (via cgminer and bfgminer-0.5.5) on bitcoind-0.17, but not on bitcoin-0.18

I haven't changed any configuration, merely upgraded bitcoind. Working: the following scenario where machine 'A' has the ASIC, and bfgminer, and machine 'B' is running bitcoind-0.17 on testnet: ...
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Signing a Tx that has multiple UTXOs

Using Go language, I am trying to create a BTC transaction, using multiple UTXOs. I am adding the UTXOs by doing this: Tx.AddTxIn(TxIn) creating the TXOuts one for the amount to send out and one for ...
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pay dollars and receive bitcoin service

I'm looking for something like gumroad, but where customers can pay dollars (or other fiats) and I receive bitcoin (or stable coin), something that allow me to fix a price in dollars and receive ...
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Privacy of sending CoinJoined UTXOs from wallet with unCoinJoined UTXOs

If I use something like Wasabi to CoinJoin my UTXOs and then send the outputs to a wallet with addresses containing UTXOs that haven't been coinjoined does this present a privacy risk?
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Display IP address that bitcoin core bitcoind has discovered

Per the bitcoin wiki, bitcoind will auto-discver it's own IP address by default. However when I run bitcoin-cli getnetworkinfo the only address that is shown under "localaddresses" is the onion ...
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How can i access my bitcoin core payment if headers cannot sync due to insufficient storage

My Mac laptop does not have enough storage to sync more than 51.57% of headers needed and i cannot access my bitcoin payment. I have tried creating space, trying to change data directory and importing ...
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Trying to access an old wallet.dat

So I found my old mining wallet from 2012 that I earned some 0.5BTC on, but I'm having trouble accessing the file. I've tried following the instructions here (opening an old wallet.dat), but I'm ...
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How does 1ML measure the availability ranking of nodes?

If there is an 1ML Node Rank ranking explanation anywhere ? My node is online 99.9% but "Availability" dropped down from 700 to 4000 in last 3 months. :( I guess this is somehow associated with the ...
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How to code bitcoin transaction for shopping cart

I have written website shopping cart software using MySQL and PHP and I need to add a way for users to pay with Bitcoin. This seems like a basic need for developers in general, but I'm having ...
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How to ./configure a built for Raspberry Pi?

I want to use this guide to set up a headless bitcoin core full node and came across the line: ./configure CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/include -O2" LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/lib" ...
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Unable to bind any endpoint for RPC server

I recently updated my bitcoin docker image to bitcoing v0.18.0 version and can't allow external rpc connections to it now. It binds to localhost if I set rpcallowip=X.X.X.X, then I tried to used ...
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How do I start a bitcoind server in deprecated mode for multiple functions

I have a bitcoind server running bitcoin-core version 0.17. Now since I need to use deprecated RPC methods I need to start the bitcoind server in deprecated mode, so I am already able to run it to ...
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Monero CLI experience is great. Is it possible to have the same experience with Bitcoin?

Am familiar with Monero, but not with Bitcoin. I know, that's a small demographic... Is it possible to have a Linux CLI-only Bitcoin wallet that connects to a remote node? I'm looking to have an ...
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Where can I get bigger amount of test BTC?

We are conducting some testing with the end users of our application and I need a bigger amount of test BTC for it. Using faucets, I can get 0.1 or 0.01 per request with captcha, but I need something ...
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Understanding bitcoin-cli commands walletlock and walletpassphrase

I am trying to understand two commands listed in the following link. 1. walletpassphrase Stores the wallet decryption key in memory for <timeout> seconds. 2. walletlock Removes the wallet ...
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How to communicate with encrypted bitcoin wallet using bitcoin-core in NodeJS

I have a full node running in my local system and I am using this library named bitcoin-core to communicate with the bitcoind server. Now I have encrypted my wallet with a passphrase so I understand ...
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Is “USDcoin.top” a legal cripto exchanger?

I have exchanged some BTCs through USDcoin.top. It took about 30 hours, But still not exchanged or received back to my Blockchain wallet. Am I going to lose my money? Can someone please explain to me ...
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CBOE Bitcoin Options

In this video, Tyler declares that options on Bitcoin can be traded over the CBOE. However, I haven't been able to find further information; everything Google returns is about Bitcoin futures. Is ...
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Google Sheets Cryptofinance Add-on - is the company still operating?

I sent in some support emails since May 14 and have not heard back. Anyone aware if the developer is still operating this add-on for Google Sheets? Update, they replied today (May 23) ...
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The vanishing XLM! Help please?

This question is about my Bitcoin core wallet, I got XLM with the airdrop when the Bitcoin Core wallet added XLM to the wallet. Got it months ago now and its been fine just sitting there until today, ...
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How do I install a specific version of bitcoin-core

I need to run bitcoind version 0.17, however the latest available version is 0.18, if I follow the instructions from this link it installs the latest version. The below links lists the packages for ...
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Why do we need to chain the blocks (creating blockchain) in a permissioned blockchain?

The main question is: What does "chaining block" mean in a permissioned blockchain? OR in any blockchain network in which creating a new block does NOT need consuming resources/energy ? (even in the ...
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How can I automate bitcoin payments to multiple different wallets? [on hold]

I'm looking to automate Bitcoin payments to multiple different wallets, from one central wallet that I own. Allowing a customer to input their wallet ID before triggering an automated payment to ...
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New block watcher

guys. I need to create bitcoin watcher, which will subscribe to new block event of bitcoin node and make some operations with mined transactions. For starting node I use bitcoind -testnet -datadir=/...
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How to track bitcoin transaction on PC

I am still quite new to Bitcoin, and my question may be a little bit stupid. So I am wondering how can I track the transaction or the newest block on my computer. I know there are tons of websites ...
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Enable dustRelayFee behavior on testnet to get error code 64: dust

Crafting and sending an utxo of 1 satoshi does works and get mined on testnet without error. However on mainnet the error code 64: dust arise. I understand the basic idea that you are not able to ...
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Is it possible to separate blockchain and wallet functions?

I'm looking for a way to use bitcoin-core in monero-way (It uses separate blockchain daemon and wallet daemon). I'd like to run bitcoin-qt interface on my laptop and connect to external node with ...
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Mining Pools Transactions Fee

I am learning about mining pools and trying to understand their reward structure and transactions fees. Looking at the two largest pools, Antpool & BTC.com, as far as I understand AntPool uses ...
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Restoring an HD wallet tree [duplicate]

I saw this question: How does restoring an HD wallet work? I think the answer fits to a chain wallet (Seed) and the process is different while it's on a tree. I still don't understand how the ...
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What s the password for btc4gen.com [on hold]

Dont know how to download get the password for bitcoin4generator.dont understand encrypted or decryption to find the password
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What are some proposed privacy features coming to the bitcoin lightning network?

If I'm correct, a bitcoin sent into a lightning channel technically looks like any Bitcoin transaction. From there if the channel never closes, the Bitcoins can essentially stay in a "locked" state in ...
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How does one generate a paper wallet for a Lightning Bitcoin address?

Is there a paper wallet generator for a Bitcoin Lightning addresses? How can one generate it in javascript?
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bitcoind rest api tx endpoint

i am having a trouble with bitcoind REST API endpoint for retrieving transaction info. According to the documentation it should return confirmations among the retrieved data. But my bitcoind do not ...
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How to generate an output address from output scrips which start with 0x00?

A few days ago, I got a BITCOIN traffic which contains some tx message. some of tx messages contain witness data. I want to produce all output addresses from transaction output scripts. I extracted ...
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I have been scammed countless times [on hold]

Pls what are the btc mining apps or web site you can recommend for me pls i need ur help there are so many scams on the internet
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Is Block Finalization a valid development to remove the threat of 51% attacks?

https://www.reddit.com/r/btc/comments/bq8cqo/btctop_currently_has_51_hashing_power/eo2p4md?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x A recent comment from a Reddit user in response to BTC.top acquiring ...
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Implement HTLC manually by writing scripts

Is there any way to implement HTLC manually for locking funds in the channels in lightning network for a period of time (by setting intervals) and releasing the funds after the time lock expired using ...
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Bitcoin transaction query

I sent a bitcoin for exchange of etherium from blockchain But not received anything from the buyer for the past 48 hours. I am attaching the screenshot of two transactions where the second one is ...
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I can not enable wallet, how can I enable it? already deleted disablewallet=1 from conf

how can I enable wallet in my node. I put disablewallet=1 but now I want to enable wallet, I deleted that line... but I get no wallet... how can I get a wallet_
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What happened? $litecoin-cli getnewaddress is missing, Litecoin v0.17.1 how to getnewaddress?

I install bitcoind and litecoind... oh yes im on command line, setting up a node. prune the blockchain Litecoin is ready I want to generate newaddress to test and litecoin-cli does not show ...
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What happens if I send a XRP transaction to a blank TAG when I was supposed to send to a specifc TAG?

I sent XRP to a blank TAG while I was supposed to send to the éxchange's TAG. The address is the one from the exchange but the TAG was left blank. The exchange says that they can't recover the money. ...

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