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Preparing for Bitcoin Gold

Yes Coinbase has not mentioned supporting Bitcoin Gold or Not so to be safe definitely move your BTC to a wallet so you have control of your private keys. On Oct 25th the fork will happen and on ...
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How does Bitcoin Gold implement replay protection?

I don't believe any replay protection has yet been implemented, they still have an issue open for it on the BitcoinGold repository here: https://github.com/BTCGPU/BTCGPU/issues/51 I haven't dug into ...
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How to claim Bitcoin Cash & Bitcoin Gold from paper wallet

Go to Blockchain.info Sign up and after logging in, go to settings. Then in settings, you will see addresses as shown below: Then click on Import Bitcoin Address as shown: Then add your private key ...
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Help with bitcoin gold explorer: using explorer after fork

After more googling I found this one: https://bitinfocharts.com/bitcoin%20gold/ It displays the correct BTG balances for my addresses at least
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Claiming my BTG from my BTC private key

AFAIK there's one good wallet other than the reference client that can import the private key and make a transaction. That's Coinomi, it can import the private key and does support BTG. (When I ...
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How to claim BTG from an Electrum wallet?

I found the solution! After browsing through the addresses in the Electrum wallet, I looked for all addresses that have non-zero Tx value. I found the one holding BTG in the last address of the list ...
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How to claim BTG from an Electrum wallet?

Try this: Claiming my BTG from my BTC private key Worked for me To know where your BTG are use this explorer: https://bitinfocharts.com/bitcoin%20gold/
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Why would more confirmations help in a 51% attack scenario?

If the exchange waits for 6 confirmations (1 hour) and sends the dollars then, it could be possible that no one even noticed that there was such an attack. Then a scammer could pay out twice. But if ...
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Rescuing Bitcoin (Cash, Diamond, etc...) from wallet.dat on ancient PC

If you can run Bitcoin Core on your machine, the simplest way would be to move the wallet file into your .bitcoin/wallet/ directory and try to load the wallet, either using bitcoin-cli or Bitcoin-Qt ...
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BTG from BTC in BlockChain Wallet

You can recover your seed phrase from their website (Settings > Security > Backup Phrase) You should be able to use this phrase to restore your BTC and BTG in another wallet.
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What is Bitcoin Gold?

Bitcoin Gold is a new hard fork planned by Jack Liao (CEO of LightningASIC), that will happen on October 25. It's main aim is to decentralize mining by changing the Proof-of-Work algorithm to ZCash's ...
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BTC on Mycelium to Bitcoin Gold?

Do not use your seed! It will compromise your whole wallet. Export your current account's private key in settings->export on an account. Before using this private key anywhere. Add a new account and ...
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Claim Bitcoin Gold from my paper wallet

You can't. The blockchain has just forked, but the clients are not ready. They still haven't added replay protection, so the "specs" is not ready too. When they release the client, you'll be able to ...
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If a BCH is mined do those coins go against the total 21 million supply

The Bitcoin blockchain and the Bitcoin Cash blockchain are now two separate chains. Even though they both originated from the same genesis block (and several years of common blocks), they have now ...
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How to claim Bitcoin Cash & Bitcoin Gold from paper wallet

To claim your Bitcoin Gold you should follow these very simple steps. To claim your Bitcoin Cash I found Electron Cash to be a very friendly option. You just need to follow steps similar to the ...
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Is bitcoin-gold more ASIC-resistant than Litecoin?

This appears to be old but to correct the above answer, Bitcoin Gold used to use the Equihash algorithm but recently forked to the Equihash-BTG proof of work algorithm in order to keep in line with ...
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How to create a blockchain snapshot for a hardfork?

Hard forks are simply extensions of a blockchain where the new blocks follow different consensus rules that are not compatible with the original blockchain. There is no actual snapshotting in a true ...
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Why would more confirmations help in a 51% attack scenario?

Exchanges only process a deposit after a certain number of blocks have confirmed (been mined on top of) the block containing the transaction depositing coins to an exchange. The more confirmations ...
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Has/will there ever been any new "Bitcoin Gold rush" similar to the hard forks that allowed you to "trick" your way to new coins?

During 2017 and 2018 there were a number of Bitcoin hard forks starting with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) but quickly followed by other altcoins (Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond etc). If ...
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How to broadcast a Bitcoin Gold transaction

Bitcoin Gold is a fork of Bitcoin. You can just start up a Bitcoin Gold node and broadcast transactions using sendrawtransaction. Another option is to use an insight-api. https://btgexplorer.com/ is ...
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Bitcoin Gold Ledger Derivation path

Sovan, your path didn't work with my iancoleman.io/bip39 page. Almost exactly as your m/44'/156'/0'/0/0 but without the last 2 characters m/44'/156'/0'/0; it makes no sense to me but it makes a ...
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Bitcoin Gold Ledger Derivation path

Finally I found the answer: the path is m/44'/156'/0'/0/0, it gave me expected GX1FXv2PrRSARyctabywsi5X58teAjYFU4 address. Address header should be 38, dumpedPrivateKeyHeader same as in BTC (=128). ...
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Forks to be aware of other than Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold?

I've written an article about exactly this here: https://bitcoinpaperwallet.com/wallet-tutorial-add-withdraw-funds/altcoins.php The article also covers how to easily sweep all of these from your old ...
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Forks to be aware of other than Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold?

Current forks that I successfully sold on exchanges and got free BTC: Bitcoin Cash Bitcoin Gold Super Bitcoin Bitcore Bitcoin Diamond A few more forks that I wasn't able to sell yet: Segwit2x ...
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If a BCH is mined do those coins go against the total 21 million supply

Yes it is doubled. Its a copy of the original chain with a few changes. So there are two chains with 16mil/21mil coins atm.
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How to split into BTC and BTG

At the time of the snapshot, the coins which you controlled in your wallet would exist in both the original BTC blockchain, and the newly split BTG blockchain. You can redeem these BTG coins for BTC (...
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Claim Bitcoin Gold from my paper wallet

Well, the Bitcoin Gold (BTG) blockchain explorer is up and running now, but when I entered a public address from one of my Bitcoin paper wallets that had Bitcoin on it at the time of the alleged fork/...
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How does Bitcoin Gold difficulty adjustment work?

It's just a simple moving average with a window of 30 blocks: next_D = sum(past 30 D) / sum(past 30 solvetimes) * 600 This isn't exactly what it's doing, but it's darn close.
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Can I claim my bitcoin gold if I have used my bitcoins few days ago?

You should be able to claim your Bitcoin Gold with your private key. The snapshot of ownership for Bitcoin Gold was taken on October 25th, if you had bitcoins at that time, you'll get Bitcoin Gold. ...
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