Chris Chen
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Can we check if a miner has validated the solution?
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Firstly, correct me if I'm wrong. When a miner finds a solution for the block and broadcasts it to the other node, all the other nodes verify if it is a correct solution or not. It's very trivial to ...

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Does a HD Wallet log my IP when i do a transaction?
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HD vs non-deterministic: "HD" means "hierarchical deterministic". "deterministic" means: all your private keys are generated from a seed, "knowing your seed = knowing all your private keys", so that ...

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Are all three Bitcoin address types interoperable (legacy, segwit, native segwit)?
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is it possible to send transactions back and forth between all 3 address types (legacy, segwit, native segwit-bech32)? Yes, of course. It's totally normal at protocol level. Just like what Murch had ...

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segwit compatilibity bc1 and 3 bitcoin wallet?
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there are two type of segwit as P2SH starting with 3 and Native SegWit (bech32) starting with bc1, but don't know which of the two segwit one, is better and is compatible to transfer and receive from ...

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Bitcoin Core Vs Daemon (Windows 10)
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It's the same wallet, data? This depends on your configuration like -datadir. This can be specified by command line, or something like a registry key value (when you are using Microsoft Windows). ...

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Does assumevalid lower the security of Bitcoin?
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With assumevalid enabled, a full node skips signature validation (it's "script validation" rather than "signature validation" actually, but validating digital signature is what ...

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Basic question about transaction verification
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To be short: Without a ledger recording everything, it won't be possible to know whether Alice had ever signed another double-spending transaction. Even if we have a ledger, or even better, a tamper-...

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Passphrase works in Bitcoin QT, but does not in Bitcoin Core
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The problem described seems quite strange. I don't know what's preventing you from unlocking the wallet.dat. I think this might be caused by InputMethod/halfwidth and fullwidth forms/CapsLock/NumLock.....

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What is a mechanism of providing Merkle Path?
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Firstly I don't know about the implementation details, so maybe I have some misunderstanding. However I still think I can help. Correct me if I'm wrong :-D. BIP37 protocol allows the full node to find ...

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Hardware Wallet security vs. software
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Hardware wallet is a dedicated, air-gapped (offline) device with its own buttons and screen, with security mechanisms similar to SecureBoot which blocks unofficial firmware. It allow you to generate ...

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How Bitcoin avoids double spending?
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If someone is sending bitcoin with low transaction fees and then sends the same bitcoin with higher transaction fees before the previous one is confirmed, so it is obvious that miners will pick the ...

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When will I receive bitcoins
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The transaction has been cleared on the blockchain How did you know that? Did you query the corresponding transaction on an online blockchain explorer? If you are happy to trust third party services ...

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Electrum: How to generate hardened public addresses with HD BIP32 wallet
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I didn't actually understand what you want. Hardened public keys cannot be generated from the master public key, and a priori cannot be attributed to the owner of the non-hardened addresses above. ...

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Unconfirmed transaction. How to make my wallet made whole
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According to your description (having problems while syncing full node), I wonder if your "unconfirmed transaction" is really unconfirmed? Is it already confirmed, or discarded (due to ...

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Does running pruning node make the initial sync faster?
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Pruning won't make your initial sync faster. I know how painful for an HDD user to sync a full node... If you have SSD, just use it. You may configure the blocksdir parameter to migrate the gigantic ...

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