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How to transfer amount to wallet

My friend has a bitcoin on tradebrite.net/ website and the website is not launching or opening the page. how can he transfer his bitcoin to some working website or wallet.
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Why bitcoin price fluctuating rapidly?

Bitcoin price now 8,707.06. A few weeks ago it was below unexpectedly, once it was above 9k. Such fluctuation situation making trouble to real traders. I want to know when the bitcoin value will come ...
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If I am on a fork, can the reindex parameter fix this?

I've been reading confusing information online about what the --reindex startup parameter does. This link is not clear to me. https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/...
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How Bitcoin Core calculate extended private masterkey from hdseed

I am testing a Bitcoin application, and to test the signing of transactions I use regtest with Bitcoin Core. But I have some problems, the first I have already published in a question that I still ...
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Mining a private peercoin fork [closed]

I am trying to start a local test blockchain fork of peercoin. I have updated the genesis and network parameters, mined the new genesis hash and have successfully started and connected two nodes to ...
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Signmessagewithprivkey result is different than txinwitness

I'm studying segwit and I'm doing some experiment in regtest. I create a raw transaction with P2SH address. My Transaction data without signature is: ...
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If i download the 160GB downloading , i will be global node?

i have a question , i've searched a lot but no answers i get i've installed bitcoin core and after opening the app , it is downloading about 160GB and its gonna take two weeks to be completed my ...
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How to reduce number of inputs in bitcoin transaction?

We have a bitcoin node running on a server which we use to generate addresses to receive small payments from the users. We receive tons of small payments daily right now and then we are using the same ...
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How many possible addresses per bitcoin private key?

Based on my research every bitcoin private key (compressed or uncompressed) can have 4 different addresses: P2PKH compressed and starts with 1 P2PKH uncompressed and starts with 1 P2SH and starts ...
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Is it possible to reference an input outpoint more than once in a transaction?

For example, could you have the following transaction: A --> B A --> C Where A is an input txid and index, and B and C are outputs? The reason I'm asking is because I believe with SIGHASH_SINGLE ...
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Paper wallet safety

I'm using the mobile "trust wallet" app, and my plan is (was?) to write down the mnemonic key and keep it in a safe place, then delete the app. Then whenever I need to receive or send money to a ...
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Does bitcoind ERROR “Disk space is too low!” refer to RAM or actual harddrive?

After having finished the "Initial Block Download" I needed to reindex: [BTC_Core_Expmnt]# bitcoind -reindex -datadir=/mnt/BTC_Core_Expmnt The debug.log showed everything starting up ok; and the ...
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how check bitcoind default values

How can I see which values bitcoind is using for eg. dbcache, or other memory and connection params ? If the value is NOT set in bitcoin.conf. Is there a bitcoin-cli command to check all the params ?
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Withdraw and deposit in cryptocurrency exchange website

In an exchange website we just book trades in our database and just when user want to withdraw his BTC balance we make a real transaction in bitcoin network for him. Consider a scenario that a user ...
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How does HASHSIG work?

I am reading an article about how HASHSIG works, but i don't understand this: Before the signature is computed, several temporary changes are made to the transaction: The signature script of the ...
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bitcoin-qt importaddress not working

using bitcoin-qt 0.19.0.1 on mac, I type this in console: importaddress someaddress "" false After I hit enter, the output is "null". What's wrong ?
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Bitcoin network/solo [closed]

Let's say I'm in idiot was mining back in 2009 2010 I'm shure I moved 70 million in bitcoin about a year ago I got every wanna be hacker trying to or already have got all my info but to top it off ...
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Why stratum's data previous hash has that specific byte ordering?

I am doing some tests to understand the stratum protocol. If I connect to a stratum pool (slush in this case), and check the data I receive after mining.authorize, I get the following previous hash: ...
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What s the Bitcoin wallet or exchange house with the lowest fees? [closed]

What's the Bitcoin wallet or exchange house with the lowest fees?
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How To get Address Public Key from Account XPUB?

I am little bit confused or not able to get the right Address Node Public key from Account XPUB. What i have Done : 1==> Get the Account XPUB [78Bytes] 2==> SHA-256 3==> SHA-256 Again 4==> ...
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Receiving transactions in prune mode

I am new to Bitcoin. I have downloaded the whole blockchain but I still can't access my wallets because I get a popup telling me to use prune mode. My question is: I know that I have received ...
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How bitcoin finds a few transactions earlier account balance from outputs?

I am reading and watching about transactions and they say a transaction's input is previous transaction's output. They all show diagrams in which these transactions are consecutive. How an account's ...
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Is there any legit cryptogenerator [closed]

Cryptocurrency needs to be mined, thats obvious but is there anybody who has ever come accross a legit bitcoin generator?? And are they currently available??
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Priv Key with 58 characters to WIF

I have an old paper wallet with Private Keys of 58 characters (all starting with a 6). These can be imported e.g. on blockchain.com, but since I still have BSV on this key, I have to import/sweep it ...
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Can a miner just introduce a block full of valid predetermined transactions in the blockchain and get rewarded?

My question is - let's say a miner has control over a certain number of bitcoin addresses. He creates a block containing small transactions to and fro from these accounts ahead of time in advance and ...
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Access coins stored at Cryptobridge?

I have just discovered, albeit far too late, that Cryptobridge has closed. Now, there is a lot to say about this particularly dodgy move, but I won't and I'll keep this simple: How can I access the ...
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How to disable log-in authorization on api calls? [closed]

I am trying to get my wallet balance using blockchain api. On each request, I receive email about login attempt authorization from blockchain.info. How do I disable that?
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Transaction malleability in Testnet

I want to replicate transaction malleability to study it. I have two transactions data signed in testnet. One it's the original, ...
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I've seen a transaction with 24 ancestors in the mempool, Is there a sensible use of this?

I've seen a transaction with 24 ancestors in thee mempool, Is there a sensible use of this? Or is a kind of spam or something else? It got mined on block 613101 $ getmempoolentry ...
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scriptsig-not-pushonly (code 64) during send transaction in regtest

I create a transaction in regtest without send it, I have transaction data signed. I modified a little bit the scriptSig in order to replicate transaction malleability, I add two operations (2 OP_DROP)...
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Why was the bip32 fingerprint used for bip174 psbt?

The fingerprint is widely used across the bip174 psbt specification. This is done to speedup parsing for a signer such that he can observe whether the master fingerprint for the public key for that ...
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Implementation of BIP39, I want to generate a BIP39 512-bits seed from 12 mnemonics but failed

I have a question. I used the website (https://www.mobilefish.com/download/ethereum/bip39.html) to generate a 12-words mnemonic(English word list) without password and got below: "organ rate senior ...
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BITCOINJ: how to make my wallet aware again about change of my transaction status after my server restart?

Using bitcoinj, my server created a transaction and it was broadcasted on the blockchain. I can get its history using: walletAppKit.wallet().getTransaction(txHash) It is in Pending state. Then I ...
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Ledger 8 pin number how hard in terms of entropy is it to guess?

ledger has a max. 8 number pin for unlocking it as far I know. I am very interested, can someone say if (given any method/resources) it is in any scenario (except luck) possible to guess this 8 ...
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why is getdescriptorinfo returning a “function needed” error with a sortedmulti descriptor?

When trying: bitcoin-cli getdescriptorinfo "wsh(sortedmulti(2,tpubDFck48zH8ZzteKKZCR9WMVBJwHZayhQmtCDyDRzHsU7VMTwEXohD23h1CBiizKtFtWck2fVegNDRM193nGx3VLs1RTSGNc1iePKpc1JvsS6/*,...
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How are UTXO forwarded to other addresses?

this is a pretty general, conceptual question. I feel I do not yet completely understand the blockchain transaction dynamics. Let's say, we have A, B and C trading on the Blockchain: A has ...
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How to generate legacy receiving address in Bitcoin core 0.19.x.x

I must have missed the memo. I see Bitcoin Core 19.1.0.1 defaults to generating Bech32 receive addresses (prefixed with "bc1"), and offers a checkmark to generate P2SH addresses instead (prefixed ...
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Can stablecoins be considered real cryptocurrencies? [closed]

Facebook has issued the Libra, Venezuela issued Petro, China issued DCEP. Can they be considered real cryptocurrencies? They are centralized, backed by other currencies, etc, so they don't seem like ...
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IBD problem: Reindexing blocks and syncing starts over every time I shut and open Core

I am currently doing IBD in segments due to logistical reasons, but each time I safely shut down Core and unplug my hard drive (HDD, 1TB) and then plug it back in and start up Core, it starts in 2009 ...
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`bitcoind` RPC: ask if syncing headers or blocks

Is there a way to know from bitcoind RPC if it's syncing headers or blocks? And is there a way to know the header sync progress? Even if not directly available, is it possible to derive header sync ...
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security of the mining algorithms litecoin vs bitcoin - scrypt vs sha256?

how is the cryptanalysis' current state on both sha256 and litecoin's scrypt? is litecoin's scrypt on a security level like sha256? by security i simply mean ways to "break"/"de-cipher" the hash ...
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How can non-backed cryptocurrencies be stable (like by algorithm) [closed]

Is it possible that a cryptocurrency can be stable, without being backed by another currency, for example stable by algorithm? For example, when the value is too high, the algorithm will increased ...
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Blocking Port 8333 and other open channels in bitcoin core

in another post someones wrote, Bitcoin nodes use to communicate with each other. You can disable incoming connections on your node if you don't like that (set listen=0 in bitcoin.conf). Now i ...
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c-lightning node backup-restore

How do I restore a c-lightning node from hsm_scret? I have tried running lightningd having the backed up hsm_secret. It shows no outputs and no channels. How can I retrieve the funds in the node
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How to subtract two points on an elliptic curve?

Please tell me if there is a formula for A-B, (That is, subtraction of two points / minus). I know how two points are added, A + B this addition is described in detail (Please tell me how you can ...
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Is there a way to know at any point in time T how many BTC exist that were bought at time t<T?

What I would like to find out is whether for a specific time in the past, we can know the number of BTC that exist today and were bought at this time. The discrete time can be the time of block ...
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How to get uncompressed BTC address and private key from bit module for Python?

I am new in programming and BTC. I want to make some BTC address with private keys. Till now I learn that we have compressed and uncompressed private keys. But I get only compressed private keys and ...
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Will cryptocurrencies that have a finite supply (like 21m btc) cause deflation?

I figured out that cryptocurrencies can cause a deflationary spiral, since the cap is the same (eg. 21m BTC) but the economy is growing. That would only happen if all coins are mined. But deflation ...
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Bitcoin confirmed but have not received anything [duplicate]

Transaction number 2f1271a411b296ee2fbc5941809cbf4d4718a0c564de4a437f505073a92da3b8 Why have my not received the Bitcoin
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Electrum server full node bitcoin core wallet- how to block all outside access?

i have read that with an EPS electrum server, other nodes in the network can "ping" your port , i believe the port no. was 8333. How can I for sure and for any situation block such accesses? The EPS ...

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