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Running a Monero Node on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) with no incoming connections

Is there any point in having monerod daemon running all the time without any open ports for incoming? Does it still help the Monero network by providing a node or is it pointless? I am unable to ...
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MoneroWorld Remote Nodes Not Working

I am mining Monero using Remote Nodes. To mine, I use the following command: sudo ./monero-wallet-cli --daemon-address --trusted-daemon The nodes are from moneroworld....
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Does mining require a daemon that allows incoming connections (open firewall ports)?

I've noticed that if I don't open the correct ports on my computer and router, and then type status in the daemon, Monero will show 8+0 connections, meaning it has 8 connections where I'm getting ...
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Should one disable the Windows firewall for the Monero Wallet GUI?

I have read a report on Reddit for this YouTube video that some users apparently need to disable their Windows firewall in order to be able to use the Monero Wallet GUI. Is that really needed? I'm ...
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