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Questions tagged [address]

Questions about Monero addresses, including address types, usage, purpose and format

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How can we be sure that monero wallet addresses are unique?

This question is probably not necessarily limited to monero wallets, but I have been playing around with the Monero Offline Wallet Generator and wanted to know how anyone could ever be sure that a ...
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What is the regex for a Monero address or Payment ID? [duplicate]

What is the best, most correct way of regex'ing the address and payment ID for Monero?
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Why/how does monero generate public ed25519 keys without using the standard public key generation provided by ed25519 libraries?

Why/how does monero generate public ed25519 keys without using the standard public key derivation provided by ed25519 libraries? Inspecting the code for mininero (https://github.com/monero-project/...
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How do I generate a QR-code for a Monero address?

I would like to know if there's a tool to generate a QR-code image for a Monero address. I know that https://moneroaddress.org has a button to display the QR-code, but only for wallet addresses ...
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Can a 95-character Monero address be reduced to a mnemonic phrase?

At present a raw integrated Monero address (e.g. 44AFFq5kSiGBoZ4NMDwYtN18obc8AemS33DBLWs3H7otXft3XjrpDtQGv7SqSsaBYBb98uNbr2VBBEt7f2wfn3RVGQBEP3A) is 106 base 58 characters. This is a lot for a human ...
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If I have a vanity address does it decrease my wallets security?

I've seen some people with vanity Monero addresses like 43COINxxxxxx. Does having a vanity address like this increase its susceptibility to getting cracked and view/spend keys getting found?
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Is the Bytecoin proposed scheme to scan numerous addresses faster interesting for Monero?

What was the technical scheme proposed by Bytecoin to scan a set of addresses faster, for instance for merchants? Was it discussed for Monero?
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How do I get a custom Monero address?

I've seen people with custom addresses on Monero, like having short custom three or four letter words in the beginning of the 95-character string. How do I get one of these?