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You can either run bitcoin-qt or bitcoind, not both at the same time (the Qt part is not just a frontend on top of the RPC code, it uses the core directly). You can however run Bitcoin-Qt with the -server command-line switch, in which case it will also expose an RPC service (essentially functioning like bitcoind in addition to the GUI interface). The RPC ...


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All of those things are part of the same program, Bitcoin Core. bitcoin-qt: The GUI version of Bitcoin Core. Most users will use this as it provides a nice Graphical User Interface that uses the Qt framework. It does all of Bitcoin Core's functionality, including being a full node and handling your private keys and transactions. bitcoind: The Bitcoin ...


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As mentioned by Andrew, this is due to macOS' enforcement of notarization requirements. This can be bypassed by right clicking on the application, then selecting Open - A dialog will popup warning you that it is not verified, but this one will have an Open button. Once you open the application through the above process once, a regular double click will work ...


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All belongs to same application (bitcoin-core) You can download it from bitcoin.org bitcoin-qt Qt is a cross-platform application and UI framework for developers using C++. It's is used for UI in Bitcoin-Qt. See http://qt-project.org/. bitcoin-cli cli: Command line interface bitcoind Bitcoind is a headless daemon, and also bundles a testing tool for the ...


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On windows8, the data folder is here: C:\Users\ ... your user name ...\AppData\Roaming\Bitcoin\


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How do I move my Bitcoin Core data file Safely exit Bitcoin Core (bitcoin-qt|bitcoind). Make a new secure backup copy of your wallet.dat. Move you entire .bitcoin folder to the new location, except for bitcoin.conf which you must leave where it is in the existing .bitcoin folder. Edit bitcoin.conf to add datadir={full path to new .bitcoin folder}. Start ...


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This is a BIP173 native segwit address. If you unselect the "Generate native segwit (Bech32) address" checkbox in bitcoin-qt, you'll get a P2SH 3xxx address instead. Most senders these days support sending the BIP173 addresses though, which are cheaper for you to use. The GUI no longer supports creation of legacy 1xxx addresses by default. You can ...


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It is difficult to answer this question as I don't know what your current skillset is. You will need some basic command line and Git experience and you will need a GitHub account. I will assume these as prerequisites for the sake of brevity. (There is a great free introduction from Tracy Osborn to command line here. There is a free Codeacademy course on Git ...


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PureOS is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian. If looking to build from source: Ubuntu and Debian specific instructions mentioned in this doc should help you in using Bitcoin Core on PureOS: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/build-unix.md#ubuntu--debian You can also follow basic steps mentioned by Jonatack if doc is confusing: https://...


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Once successfully broadcast, your transaction will be entered into the mempools of other nodes on the network, and it will eventually be confirmed in a block when it's fee-rate becomes competitive. This will occur whether or not you keep your wallet/node online in the meantime. So once your transaction is broadcast to the network you can exit the program ...


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It seems several people are interested in how to create symbolic links in Windows. I know I was. This allows you to move your data directory to another hard drive without having to add the datadir flag. It's actually not that much different. To create a symbolic link (called a junction in Windows land) in Vista or later: mklink /J <Link> <Target&...


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Just FYI, you can use Windows based solution, create reparse point that point to another directory, just like symlink in Linux


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@ThePiachu is right Linux: ~/.bitcoin/ macOS: ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/ Windows: %APPDATA%\Bitcoin But since there are no instructions, it may be hard for a user to find them, so I'm going to add instructions. macOS 1) Click the Finder symbol 2) Press command (cmd) ⌘ + option (alt) ⌥ + G at the same time. 3) ...


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