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Questions tagged [address-reuse]

questions about using the same address more than once. Sometimes used to contrast the impact of address reuse in Monero (with mandatory stealth addressing) with Bitcoin or other blockchains where stealth address use is optional.

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Is there a monero vanity address generator?

Is there a xmr vanity address generator where you can type in a string and it will keep generating until it matches your criteria? I want to find an address with my name in the beginning of it. Which ...
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How to manage a large number of low-powered miners?

A while ago, I got my hands on a large quantity of used, small form factor PCs. (Basically NUCs). I quickly ran out of TVs to attach them to, and decided to use them to play around with Monero. ...
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Is it feasible to introduce output key reuse checking?

Reuse of output key P=H(rA)G+B (which effectively burns fund) could potentially occur if the same random r was used in multiple transactions to transfer fund to the same recipient (A,B), most likely ...
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Is it possible to avoid Monero address re-use without having to create a new wallet for each transaction?

I understand that currently, if an user wants to avoid re-using Monero addresses to avoid off-chain linkability (ie same address used for withdrawal from 2 exchanges and the exchanges releasing their ...
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If you send two transactions to the same one-time address, will they both be accepted by the blockchain?

A one time address is supposed to be, well, used only once. If you send two transactions to the same one time address, will both transactions be accepted into the block chain? I know that if they ...
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Why is Monero address reuse not discouraged?

Many Bitcoin users have been taught never to reuse addresses. Why is address reuse less important for Monero? Strictly from a privacy perspective what are the advantages and disadvantages of creating ...