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Top new questions this week:

What pool miners exist that can mine RandomX?

In a couple weeks from now, Monero will start using the RandomX PoW algorithm, replacing the current Cryptonight-R. What are the current pool miner software that may be used to mine with this ...

mining random-x  
asked by user36303 2 votes
answered by jtgrassie 3 votes

What is Primo (Private Monero Payments)?

With the introduction of payment for service in Monero, the Primo project was released ( to make use of that feature. What is Primo, and how can it help someone ...

rpc primo micropayment  
asked by user36303 2 votes
answered by user36303 2 votes

Can you see which addresses sent you money using your viewkey?

Alternative title: Would Monero cryptography be a possible way to do secret voting? While researching smart contracts and online voting, I came up with the following idea: Give everyone 1 Monero (or ...

privacy viewkey  
asked by vrwim 1 vote
answered by user36303 3 votes

Can I quickly move my node from my Windows box to a virtualbox Ubuntu guest by making the blockchain path a shared folder?

That's. That's pretty much it. I'm just wondering if I can do this and whether it'll work properly. Just shut down the Ubuntu guest, go into the VBox manager, make the folder with the extant ...

blockchain ubuntu blockchain-export  
asked by user3353751 1 vote
answered by jtgrassie 1 vote

Monero vs Stellar

I wonder how Monero stands compared to Stellar in terms of privacy and scalability. An in-depth comparison is appreciated and will be awarded with bounty.

asked by ferit 1 vote
answered by jtgrassie 2 votes

What ports should I forward on my router to be most useful to the network?

I'm running monerod --rpc-bind-port 18081 --restricted-rpc, and want other people to be able to sync off my nodes. If I port-forward on my router, which ports should I open? Edit: According to ...

monerod nodes ports  
asked by Dr-Bracket 1 vote
answered by jtgrassie 2 votes

What flags should I run with monerod to be the most helpful to the network?

Additionally, do I have to port-forward in my router to let others sync off me?

monerod contribute  
asked by Dr-Bracket 1 vote
answered by jtgrassie 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How do I move the blockchain (data.mdb) to a different directory during (or after) the initial sync without losing the progress?

I am currently performing the initial sync to the default directory, but my drive is nearly full. How do I move (and subsequently sync) the blockchain to another drive without losing the progress?

monerod monero-wallet-gui synchronization  
asked by dEBRUYNE 10 votes
answered by dEBRUYNE 10 votes

Can I mine with more than one client on a given mining pool?

Is there any particular configuration required to connect to a mining pool with more than one client using the same wallet? Do I simply start the same command line on each machine?

mining-pools mining-hardware  
asked by Alessandro Da Rugna 11 votes

How do i delete the wallet cache?

In rare cases the wallet cache needs to be rebuilt. For example when the wallet cache isn't compatible with the current wallet version. How do i delete the wallet cache and trigger a rebuild?

monero-wallet-cli monero-wallet-gui  
asked by Jaquee 8 votes
answered by Jaquee 8 votes


I recently started using Claymore Miner CPU. I've set up everything and it runs fine, it just runs in slow mode. At the beginning of mining it says: "CANNNOT ALLOCATE MEMORY! Error #103-1-1" I use ...

mining-pools cpu-mining  
asked by Scott Garland 1 vote
answered by Cryptocurrency Freak 2 votes

How to create a cold storage & watch-only wallet

Using monero-wallet-cli, I want to safely create a cold storage wallet and make a watch-only counterpart which I later want to use on my Windows PC to monitor the balance. How can I do this?

monero-wallet-cli cold-storage  
asked by JollyMort 12 votes
answered by JollyMort 14 votes

Which payment ID to receive XMR on an address generated with

I created an address with a local copy of (based on a custom entropy string, which I stored securely) and I want to send some XMR there. The sending client asks for the address and ...

asked by RocketNuts 6 votes
answered by ferretinjapan 5 votes

What is the difference between Monero (XMR) and Beam (BEAM)?

I would like to have a comparison between the privacy and scalability features of Monero vs Beam. I have heard some people say that these are privacy-oriented coins, and I would like to learn more.

privacy cryptocurrency-comparison scalability  
asked by sgp 2 votes
answered by sgp 4 votes
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