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

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Monero wallet packet sniffing

I've been comparing the weaknesses of Monero and Bitcoin. Following from this about bitcoin packet sniffing. I'm just wondering what an attacker can do if he's on my LAN and can sniff packets on the ...
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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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Multiple accounts in the same wallet

In many questions here, I have found people talk of 'multiple accounts' or of a wallet with multiple accounts. I examined the Monero GUI Wallet, but I don't see an option for handling multiple ...
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Where is the code that generates stealth addresses and matches them with view keys?

I would like to learn more about the nuts and bolts of how monero implements stealth addresses. I have read the cryptonote whitepaper and have a handle on the math and premise of the concept. But I ...
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When a 8-byte block address generation is less than 11 characters. Do you add 1 to be start or end of the block?

When generating a monero address and one of the 8-byte blocks is less than 11 characters, it states I can pad it with the character 1. Do I always add 1 to the beginning of the block output or at the ...