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If you are using more than one wallet, the wallet is selected by sending the RPC requests to <host:port>/wallet/<wallet_name>.


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I've asked myself similar questions which lead to learning more about mnemonics with Bitcoin, and like many other (not all) cryptocurrencies, which use BIP39 which is a specification based on a unique wordlist of 2048 words (zero-indexed from 0-2047) available in various languages (although I should note that you cannot translate words across supported ...


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Is it possible to convert back and forth between say, for instance, a 24-word phrase to a 12-word phrase, and what tools can I use to make the conversion? No, that is not possible. The mnemonic words represent an entropy, for example the 24 word mnemonic phrase represents 256 bits of entropy while a 12 word mnemonic represents 128 bits of entropy. These ...


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Perhaps you're confused by the phrasing "the wallet", as it's only the receiver's wallet who needs to know the public key, and he has it, because he created the address in the first place. In what follows, I'm going to assume a standard 1... address (pay to pubkey hash). That's not the only type of address, but similar ressonings apply to every type of ...


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Welcome to the Bitcoin world. My first question is: When and How my private/public key was generated? Your public key is calculated by your private key. Where your private key is a randomly chosen number, so let's suppose that now we choose k value as your private key, from this we can apply a unidirectional cryptographic function, ie from the private ...


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I am sorry to hear about your loss and situation. I would suggest the following industry-known expert Pamela Morgan (She is the partner of Bitcoin advocate Andreas Antonopoulos) on the matter of estate-related crypto planning and backups, and who could potentially help guide you in the recovery process (here is her official Twitter and Website for reference)....


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This feels like a really complex task to be done over forums. Do you happen to have someone you trust who's good with computers? My advice would be finding someone trustworthy to help you IRL. Nevertheless, if I'm understanding correctly your goal is to sell these tokens for USD? For that you'll need to send your coins to an exchange (you mention Coinbase ...


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I was under the impression that addresses are just a encoded Yes, addresses are encoded (base58 or base32) to help human readability. They include a checksum to ensure protection against errors in address transcription and entry. A bitcoin address can represent the owner of a private/ public key pair, or it can represent any other script that can be ...


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First of all at this stage all lightning network nodes implementations are hot wallets. There are people / teams working on hardware wallets in lightning. Also I don't get your base assumption why you would trust casa which I believe is not open source more than trusting btc pay server which I believe is open source. The only reason I see is that you ...


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There is a list of BIPs at https://github.com/bitcoin/bips I don't see anything that specifies a wallet format. To be honest I'd be surprised to see one. This is something that each implementation ought to determine for itself, Some wallets might use an embedded SQL DBMS, some a Berkely DB format, some a JSON store of some sort and so on. Similarly, the ...


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Main answer to your main question in title: The string of words, known as the crypto wallet "recovery phrase", or "mnemonic words" or "seed words" are simply a human-readable format of the underlying machine-readable entropy - which is a large random number - used to create the crypto vault. answer to your second and third question: The exact steps from ...


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