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Questions about the consensus system of Bitcoin and the protocol rules that are consensus critical.
About Bitcoin as it might be discussed in economics class, e.g. supply, demand and price in theory.
Related to the creation and usage of paper wallets, mostly used for cold storage.
BIP32, or Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets. https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0032.mediawiki
The process of copying one or more files to an alternate location for safekeeping. Typically refers to the copying of Bitcoin's wallet.dat file but may also refer to the built-in JSON API command to p…
Integrating Bitcoin services with the help of PHP-based frameworks or using PHP
Questions about crypto-currencies and the Linux operating system, including mining and transferring Bitcoins on Linux.
Questions about Bitcoin in the context of the Ubuntu Linux distribution.
For questions relating to encryption operations and algorithms as they apply to crypto-currencies specifically.
Relates to attempts to harm the Bitcoin network. In cryptography, an attack is a method/technique to break the code. Bitcoin also has to deal with other types of attack, such as double spends and deni…
Questions concerning terminology, jargon, abbreviations, acronyms and phrases that are essential to the cryptocurrency community.
Related to the software used for mining cryptocurrencies
Current amount of currency units (bitcoins, ppcoins, real money, etc.).
an electronic cash like Bitcoin but PoS based and written from scratch in Java.
Scalability refers to the capability of a system or network to cope with growing adoption and workload.
an alternative consensus mechanism that adapts mining success chances with the proportion of the cryptocurrency's tokens held by the miner.
Multisignature Addresses require more than one key to authorize a transaction.
allow efficient and secure verification of contents of large data structures. Merkle-Trees are employed in Bitcoin to prove existence of transactions in a block.
should be used for Bitcoin Armory, a desktop wallet focused on security features.
the transaction inside a block that pays the miner his block reward.
an attempt at solo-mining a longer chain to outpace the main chain.
Storing a wallet offline, i.e. making the private keys inaccessible from the web. This is e.g. implemented through use of Paper and Hardware Wallets.
refers to the schedule by which the mining reward for a blockchain based currency is dispensed.
a remote service, usually a web site, which runs an instance of the Bitcoin (or similar) software and manages one or more addresses on behalf of its clients. Such services allow access …