Questions tagged [deterministic-wallet]

Questions about Monero deterministic wallets that can be derived from a single starting point or seed.

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How can I recover a wallet using the mnemonic seed?

If I lose my wallet.dat file how can I use my mnemonic seed to recover my wallet? Is the recovery procedure different depending on which Monero wallet I used to create it?
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How are monero wallets generated?

I understand that the mnemonic is enough to recover the wallet. How are the keys and address generated from there? Does one need to have the dictionary of the mnemonic to be able to recover the wallet?...
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Generated wallets on testnet receive no transactions

I have set up my own testnet. When I generate a new wallet by using monero-wallet-cli --testnet --restore-deterministic-wallet and providing a seed, it works as expected. Wallets receive both mined ...
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Why does md5sum of .keys file change with each restore from mnemonic seed?

When using --restore-deterministic-wallet the same Monero address is restored but the md5sum for my wallet.keysis different. Are Monero wallets truly deterministic? Is the change in md5sum cause for ...
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Why did monero-wallet-cli restore the same wallet with different mnemonic seeds?

Using monero-wallet-cli --restore-deterministic-wallet with the following seeds can restore the same wallet: First seed: lawsuit artistic jeans lair plus village potato cedar certain sizes ruthless ...