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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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The block header is a portion of each block in the block chain that identifies the basic parameters of that particular block such as the block version, the time it was generated, the hash of the previ…
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should be used for questions related to the peers of the bitcoin network
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Related to the software used for mining cryptocurrencies
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A hardware wallet stores one's private keys in a secure hardware device.
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Collects questions about mining setups on basis of GPUs.
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Java is a programming language.
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Splitting a transaction and sending some of the coins back to the sender. Necessary for some currencies due to the design of the protocol.
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What to do when money lost due to lost wallet, sending money to wrong address or other mishap.
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Compiling is the process by which human written source code for a program is converted into a computer-executable binary program ready for execution on a specific type of computer operating system. …
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should be used for questions related to raw data
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A checksummed base32 format, "Bech32", and a standard for native segregated witness output addresses using it.
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A database is a store of information (data) about a specific subject area. Specific software to facilitate the storage indexing and retrieval of a database is known as a database management system …
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should be used for questions related to the nonce used in bitcoin block
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Should be used for questions about server as a piece of computer hardware or software in relation to bitcoin
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Questions about alternative cryptocurrencies are off topic unless they are applicable to Bitcoin.
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refers to Simplified Payment Verification, a scheme by which thin clients can check whether the network trusts a transaction.
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A passphrase is used alongside a seed phrase to generate a deterministic wallet.
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Proof of stake is an alternative consensus mechanism that adapts mining success chances with the proportion of the cryptocurrency's tokens held by the miner.
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refers to mining by yourself, not organized in a mining-pool
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Refers to the very first block of a new blockchain based cryptocurrency.
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For questions about Bitcoin Core's pruning feature.
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Bitcoin Wallet is an open source client that gives you full control over your money and does not rely on any central services to operate. It is available for Android and BlackBerry OS, support for Chr…
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Questions about the mechanics of redeeming a UTXO in an input script.
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should be used for Bitcoin Armory, a desktop wallet focused on security features.
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Relates to the selling of bitcoins in person or online
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A distributed anonymization network, making not only much more difficult to eavesdrop the content, but also hiding the participants. Most TCP/IP applications - including bitcoin software - can be easi…
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How much something is worth (as opposed to how much it costs).
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describes a mechanism to mark transactions as replaceable until they are confirmed.
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Bitcoin Core's configuration file.
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Collects questions about the rules, precision, and utility of the timestamp in block headers.
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JavaScript is a high-level programming language widely used for web development.
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