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

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Two functions in Mininero to derive Monero address from hexadecimal seed?

In Mininero's code, there are two functions that seem to derive monero addresses, getAddr and getAddrMM, but only the former agrees with the address provided by monero-wallet-cli. What is getAddrMM, ...
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Technical questions about addresses and keys

As I understand, the private spend key is 256-bit value and this key determines exactly all other keys. Are there exactly 2^256 options when creating a wallet? i.e. does every 256-bit value can be ...
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Why does the address change after putting it in the GUI wallet's address book?

I used the GUI wallet's address book to store an address. When I added the address, the address was changed. It went from 4Gdo... to 46w8M... the monero was sent and is confirmed on the blockchain, ...
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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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How to send XMR from Minergate to Poloniex?

sorry total newb here. I've been mining Monero after seeing the talk at Coinbase. Really like what you guys are doing. Now I'm trying to send my XMR from Minergate to Poloniex. My Deposit address ...
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Private key - implications of sharing and relationship to public address

1) What is the relationship between the private view key and its associated public address? 2) What concerns are there about sharing or even publicizing a private viewkey?
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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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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?

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