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Original implementation of the CryptoNote reference protocol. Bytecoin (BCN) never gained much community traction due in part to distrust resulting from a failed attempt of its developers to deny the existence of a 82% premine as of the time it was announced on Bitcointalk in 2014.

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cpuminer-multi error when mining cryptonight on Linux

I have just set up cpuminer-multi on my Raspberry Pi B+, my aim is to mine a cryptonight coin called Bytecoin. Instead of connecting the mining Pi to the pool, I will be connecting the mining Pi to a ...
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Cryptonight mining on Raspberry Pi

Recently I found out about cryptonight algorithms, Bytecoin in specific. I have about 20 Raspberry Pi’s here and I would like to know if cryptonight mining is possible on ARM processors. I am also ...
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Having trouble compiling bytecoin on ubuntu 17.04

I'm trying to compile bytecoin core and when it gets at 31% when trying to compile BlockchainExplorer.cpp I get this error: ../src/BlockchainExplorer/BlockchainExplorer.cpp: In constructor ‘...
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What features allowed Monero to rise to the top and overcome Bytecoin?

Being the fork of Bytecoin, it is surprising for me to see that Monero was able to achieve a way higher popularity and adoption (Litecoin is doing great, but still far far away from Bitcoin). So what ...
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Bytecoin wallet stuck on sync

I've been using the Bytecoin wallet 1.1.7.1 and after a complete sync, every time I launch the wallet, it is just stuck on syncing. Using the OSX version, and I have rolled back to previous versions ...
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How does the recent patched key image exploit work in practice?

For more info https://getmonero.org/2017/05/17/disclosure-of-a-major-bug-in-cryptonote-based-currencies.html This has been patched months ago and was never exploited which can be proven by running a ...
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How much of the Monero code has been changed since the Bytecoin fork?

Is a large portion of the code still 'original' bytecoin code, or has, over the years, with the edition various new features, most of Monero become original code and the remaining Bytecoin code (<...
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Which entities are related to Bytecoin and Minergate?

After reading the answer to this question I would like to learn which entities are connected to Bytecoin and or Minergate. Although Bytecoin development has ground to a halt according to GitHub ...
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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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I read that Monero is a Bytecoin fork. When launched in 2014, how was Monero's software different?

I know it didn't have a premine, unlike Bytecoin, but was its software any different as well? Edit: I've read the history between the two, but the details on their original software differences isn't ...
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What is the origin of Monero and its relationship to Bytecoin?

I've read many things about the origin of Monero and its relation to Bytecoin and other cryptonote coins. What are the details of Monero's origin? Edited to add: this question / answer is not a ...