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creating a new Genesis Block or std::string const GENESIS_TX = ""; ???? 2022/05/19 [duplicate]

I have been searching for ever on how to get my own genesis tx for a monero fork. Everything I have tried has not work. I have tried using a cryptonote currency to generate a genesis tx then replacing ...
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If transaction amounts are hidden, how can nodes and miners confirm whether I have enough monero in my wallet to send the amount I want to send? [duplicate]

Basically, suppose I want to send 1 Monero to a random address that I found. If I were to write my own Monero client wallet that didn't perform any validation whatsoever and just broadcast any ...
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Monero + Trezor | Backing up seed phrase [duplicate]

What happens if I lose my Trezor device? How do I back up my Monero wallet created on the Trezor?
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Can you erase old addresses you've used in your GUI wallet?

There's old addresses in my GUI wallet that were used for sending, receiving, are over a year old, wont ever be used again and I cant see how to delete them from the GUI. Should I keep them? I don't ...
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Monero GUI Wallet: Ledger Nano S: Device Not Found

I am trying to set up a Ledger Nano S as a hardware wallet, and am having issues with the Monero GUI Wallet app ( on macOS ) communicating to the Ledger device. Below are the software versions that I ...
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Is it possible to deposit XMR in Monero network for other users to claim/withdraw later?

This is basically what I want to do with monero: Alice holds a contest and the winner will get some XMR as bonus. Alice deposits some XMR on blockchain and others can verify the existance of such ...
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Monero GUI 0.17.3.2 Mining monerod p2pool second daemon?

I am new to crypto and mining. For several days I setup a dedicated Linux machine for Monero with mining. My machine is I5 Board with several SSDs. Running 5.13.0-40-generic #45-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 GNU/...
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GUI installed app disappears immediately after entering the password, and the desktop icon vanishes too

This has been recurring lately, and I can't open the wallet. My Airbook is 10 years old but recently updated. Any ideas or pointers?
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Intuition - Why do I need to download the entire blockchain? What is the advantage over a Remote Node?

I'm relatively new to Monero, but am extremely interested in it since it seems to be the best privacy coin out there. When opening Monero-Gui for instance, why are there multiple options for ...
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Why can't I connect to daemon? [duplicate]

I am using an Apple computer, have downloaded my GUI wallet; however whether I chose simple mode or advance mode I always receive the following - [5/3/22 9:15 PM] 2022-05-04 01:15:05.851 I Monero '...
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What is the significance of tail emission of 0.6 XMR that takes effect on June 2022? [duplicate]

What are some pros and cons of the 0.6 XMR tail emissions that is soon to happen on June 2022? Why and how was 0.6 XMR picked and why didn't the tail emissions kick in at a later date like 0.3 or 0.1 ...
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MyMonero mobile app - custom block height

I don't see any option to set custom block height when restoring wallet via Use existing wallet button. Tried MyMonero on Android and iOS. But it's probably all the same..some kind of wrapped web app.
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Wallet is not connected to daemon

I am a total beginner setting up my Monero wallet. I am also very limited with computer knowledge. I was able to download the Mac OS X 64bit. At this point I have read and tried a number of ...
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How to make monero transfers with node.js?

I'm trying to develop an application with react native to have access to monero accounts and then make some operations like get the balance, transfer and receive XMR. I found some javascript libs in ...
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How do I get my Cake Wallet to sync?

Recently I created a Cake Wallet account and sent Monero to it. However, whenever I try to sync it, it continues to say "Starting Sync." I have tried connecting it to various different ...
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What can I do in this case ? I use 'Oxygen Orion' (v0.17.3.0-release)

What can I do in this case ? I use 'Oxygen Orion' (v0.17.3.0-release) 2022-04-27 08:28:58.556 W [46.105.122.112:18030 OUT] COMMAND_HANDSHAKE invoke failed. (-4, LEVIN_ERROR_CONNECTION_TIMEDOUT) 2022-...
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How to mine Monero with multiple computers behind a single router

I'm using 6 identical desktop computers to do CPU mining of Monero using the monerod and monero-wallet-gui applications (downloaded Windows 64-bit (Installer)). Each have their own wallet, they are ...
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Monero public key generation

I'm trying to get the public key with different JavaScript libraries: with elliptic and with libsodium-wrappers-sumo This is my code: const BN = require('bn.js'); const EdDSA = require('elliptic')....
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Why does Monero refresh even if I use remote node?

I haven't used my wallet for a couple of months. Today I opened my wallet and it started refreshing, even if I use remote node. It refreshes about 150k blocks and it has already taken about 2 hours ...
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Which nodes are included in a seed node's response to --seed-node?

When a node requests a seed peer list from a seed node, what is the criteria the seed node uses for choosing which nodes to include in its response? I can't seem to find this info. Which nodes are ...
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What is a fakechain?

The output of monerod --help and monero-blockchain-import --help show a --keep-fakechain option: --keep-fakechain Don't delete any existing database when ...
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Getting a runtime error when syncing

When I start syncing on the network on my testnet I get a runtime error. I get no error message or anything else. If I log in stacktrace.cpp I get the following. Exception: St13runtime_error This is ...
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internal error: failed to deserialize keys buffer"

There was already a similar topic, but I have a different problem with this error: I used Monero wallet on Windows and had no problems. Turned off the computer, walked away, came back and gives this ...
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Ring Signatures and the new view tags for fast wallet scanning

Do the new view tags that make wallet scanning faster also make ring signatures less effective? Do all the signatures in any ring produce the same view tag, so that there will end up being 256 ...
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monerod in regtest mode does not remember the generated blockchain

I wanted to try generateblocks in regtest mode. It works, blocks get generated. Using the RPC call get_last_block_header I can see new blocks and their heights. Problem is that after monerod restarts, ...
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How are Bulletproofs similar / different from Bulletproofs++?

I hear references to Bulletproofs++ in Monero, however I have not seen any clear explanation of how they improve upon "standard" Bulletproofs. Can someone provide a simple explanation of ...
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How can I parse/print p2pstate.bin outside of the daemon?

Essentially I am looking for some method, e.g. using Python, that I can get results equivalent to the print_pl command that is run inside the daemon. I.e. I don't want to have to run the daemon to see ...
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How does the block reward work? [duplicate]

There is an equation for the block reward. Say that changes. Would that invalidate every other old block? Because as I understand it the genesis block for instance used a different formula.
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creating monero wallet on ledger nano x [duplicate]

it seems that I can't open the wallet after creating it. In the end, it asks: "please enter wallet password for admin". I enter the same password used when creating the wallet but it doesn't ...
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Last 3 months of block in the blockchain are taking forever to load

I am downloading the blockchain. It's currently at 20-40 blocks loaded per minute, while I've been able to load the first 128GB in 2h, which represents 96% of the chain. There only remains 80k blocks, ...
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Stuck synchronizing small blockchain on test network

I am running a test network and I am stuck with the following logs. 2022-03-31 16:06:33.886 I ********************************************************************** 2022-03-31 16:06:33.886 I The ...
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What is the current monero blockchain size in GB?

How can I quickly check what is the current size of the monero blockchain in GB? I want to download the Monero blockchain. But I'm not sure if I have enough free space on my disk. Before I download ...
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How to decode ZMQ data

Currently I get this data from the ZMQ socket json-full-txpool_add:[{"version":2,"unlock_time":0,"inputs":[{"to_key":{"amount":0,"key_offsets&...
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What is with the amounts of Monero in getbalance?

https://www.getmonero.org/resources/developer-guides/wallet-rpc.html#get_balance Why does it say 157443303037455077? Is that an encoded amount or does someone really have that much monero?
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Monero GUI Freezes when Creating New Wallet

I’ve downloaded the most current version of Monero GUI. When I’m going through the prompts, the program freezes every time I select “Create a new wallet.” It happens even in the low graphics mode. ...
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How does the block version get set

I noticed that the BLOCK_MAJOR_VERSION is still set to 1 in the cryptonote_config.h. So how is the block version getting updated to 14?
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Monero RPC Help

I'm having an issue with using the Monero RPC. My node is all setup and working and using monero-wallet-cli I can create a wallet, send funds etc, however when I try to use the RPC I get the following ...
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How to mine empty blocks?

I just want to mine an empty block with a daemon I am running. Do I need to change the code significantly or is there a setting? Also do I still get a reward?
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Two different errors before handshake in isolated nodes

I have a personal node and a node on an EC2. The personal node keeps giving me the following error when I run the daemon. 2022-03-26 14:07:08.618 I No available peer in white list filtered by 1 2022-...
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Local node stuck 3.8 month behind (current height: 2504635)

I installed monero gui on Windows a week ago and created my first wallet, unfortunately I ran into an issue with my local node. FYI, my monerod version is 0.17.3.0-release It does not synchronize all ...
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cross-curve public keys validation

I read a tech note that describes an algorithm for checking if two public keys on different curves belong to the same private key. Also found implementation on Rust programming language. Unfortunately,...
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How do I connect to a wallet by mnemonic via JavaScript? (to get account balance, for instance)

I've successfully created all the account "bits" from mnemonic (generated here for tests): const monerojs = require("monero-javascript"); const mnemonic = ... const moneroNetwork =...
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Use range proofs to make fees proportional to amounts in transactions

For what I could understand, reading a bit about the use of Bulletproof in Monero, it is used to prove that the amounts in the transaction are between 0 and 2^N-1, where N is the number of bits, ...
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Is it possible to have 2 Monero wallets on my ledger

I'm just wondering whether having a separate wallet is possible/desirable on ledger. I purchase monero for an LLC that I'd like to keep separate from my personal funds. I could purchase a separate ...
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Why don't GUI sub-account receive addresses match ledger device receive addresses?

I'm new to Monero so probably just a misconception on my part, but the GUi primary receive address for primary account matches the nano X XMR/0 main address, where as the sub-account primary receive ...
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Can I use testnet open node for making rpc requests about testnet? If yes, what am I doing wrong (trying to get block height)?

I'm exploring what APIs are available to explore mainnet and testnet and a small task I'm trying to do is to get block height of testnet. Docs about networks tell that there's a testnet open node: ...
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How does tail emission would be enough to incentivize miners to mine in long term? [duplicate]

While money supply in Monero is not limited, the currency always has a positive inflation rate. This means that every year the value of 1 xmr decreases. As far as I know the reason behind having tail ...
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How do I create a CryptoNote fork on Windows?

Hello. I encountered several problems with creating a coin based on the CryptoNote protocol on Ubuntu. I'm looking for instructions on how to do it all on Windows. Still wondering: can I now create a ...
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Fastest and easiest way of downloading a few thousand (cca. 200k) consecutive blocks

For a project, I need to download and analyze a few thousand (say around 200k) consecutive blocks with all the corresponding transactions data. I'm most interested in recent blocks. What would be the ...
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How Elliptic Curve calculations are possible when using base58 addresses, if these are 552 bits long?

EDIT: I mistakenly use the term Stealth Address when referring to a Monero Wallet Subaddress. Please, be aware. I'm aware that "bare" Monero addresses aren't used to perform calculations. ...
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