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"Application-Specific Integrated Circuit" - An integrated circuit (chip) specifically designed for one task only. Similar to FPGAs, ASICs may be the low-power-consumption future of Bitcoin mining. As …
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Fraud is the use of intentional deception for financial gain.
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an exchange popular in the early years of Bitcoin, where bitcoins could be traded against mora than a dozen national currencies including the US Dollar and the Euro. Insolvent in 2013.
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A complete implementation of a Lightning Network node developed by Lightning Labs and other contributors. Licensed under MIT. LND needs btcd, bitcoind, or neutrino as a back-end service.
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Related to the creation and usage of paper wallets, mostly used for cold storage.
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Questions concerning terminology, jargon, abbreviations, acronyms and phrases that are essential to the cryptocurrency community.
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Legal issues relating to the use of Bitcoins or similar crypto-currencies. This includes issues of legal compliance with legal areas such as taxation, money laundering, international currency controls…
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Taproot is an activated Bitcoin softfork designed to improve scripting and multisignature capabilities.
Questions about Ethereum are off topic. A blockchain-based "smart contract" system with a Turing-complete contract programming language. Questions about Ethereum should be asked on the dedicated Et…
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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…
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A "coinbase transaction" pays the miner their block reward. Use [coinbase.com] to refer to the service.
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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…
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Questions about alternative blockchains are off topic unless they are applicable to Bitcoin.
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Questions about crypto-currencies and the Linux operating system, including mining and transferring Bitcoins on Linux.
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Current amount of currency units (bitcoins, ppcoins, real money, etc.).
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About Bitcoin as it might be discussed in economics class, e.g. supply, demand and price in theory.
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Integrating Bitcoin services with the help of PHP-based frameworks or using PHP
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Questions about keeping wallets and e-wallets safe.
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should be used for questions regarding seed phrase, seed recovery phrase or backup seed phrase list of words
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For questions relating to encryption operations and algorithms as they apply to crypto-currencies specifically.
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Questions about Bitcoin in the context of the Ubuntu Linux distribution.
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A hash-tree used to 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.
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Related to different MacOS operating systems and the Mac hardware.
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Core Lightning (formerly c-lightning) is a standard compliant implementation of the Lightning Network protocol. The Lightning Network is a scalability solution for Bitcoin, enabling secure and instant…
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A 256-bit variant of Secure Hash Algorithm 2
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A majority attack, or 51% attack, is an attempt at solo-mining a longer chain to outpace the main chain.
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When running Bitcoin Core client in regtest mode.
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CGMiner is an open source ASIC/FPGA miner for Windows, Linux and macOS.
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Scalability refers to the capability of a system or network to cope with growing adoption and workload.
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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.
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refers to the schedule by which the mining reward for a blockchain based currency is dispensed.
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Java is a programming language.
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systems, such as Bitcoin, that lack any single central authority to validate their operations and which have to use other means to determine the validity of operations.
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Related to the software used for mining cryptocurrencies
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Collects questions about mining setups on basis of GPUs.
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