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You can't ask for UTXOs from arbitrary nodes on the networks, because there is no way to verify that information. You need to ask for blocks. And a pruned node cannot provide those.


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Yes, open the command console inside the GUI and type walletpassphrase "your password" 1 This will only succeed if the password is correct.


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Use software that supports BIP32 hierarchical deterministic wallets like Electrum. You will then be able to have one seed with unlimited addresses. You should only use an address once, so give a different address out each time you want to receive a payment. This will improve privacy too as people who pay you wont be able to see other transactions you ...


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You can correct the typo on Transifex, which is the platform used by Bitcoin Core to translate into all supported languages. https://www.transifex.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/


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I went through a similar problem for generating new bitcoin wallets. I used the following python libraries: pycoin bitcoinlib


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To manage your own wallet independently without trusting anyone else, you can download and run Bitcoin Core. This is a full node software that will download and validate the entire blockchain and allow you to create encrypted wallets on your own computer. To get started with Bitcoin Core, you can either download it from bitcoincore.org or compile it directly ...


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Watch-only wallet means the wallet only has access to its public key (usually "extended public key" or "xpub"). This allows the wallet software to monitor any activity in that wallet (receiving and sending) without being able to spend the funds. What this warning is saying is that unless you have the private key to that wallet somewhere ...


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As @Andrew Chow said: Bitcoin-qt is not just a frontend GUI or wallet handling software. It is bitcoind with a GUI. There is a WIP project for separating things and make this possible, but it's still very early and not recommended for end users. What are some common wallets that support this feature? (trusted nodes via RPC or SPV to a bitcoind full node) ...


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Generally, a wallet is a piece of software that manages the user's key material, tracks their balance, and facilitates payments. On the Lightning Network, this means that a wallet must also be able to manage channels. These tasks could be handled by a thin client, under the assumption that it trusts a service provider for providing certain information. Node ...


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