Questions tagged [full-node]

A device on the internet running the monero software, with a full copy of the monero blockchain, actively assisting the monero network in maintenance of that blockchain.

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How can I use Monero without syncing the blockchain?

Suppose I have a computer that doesn't have a lot of storage space, or suppose I don't want to wait a while for the blockchain to be synced with my computer. What can I do to use Monero faster without ...
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Block added as alternative on height xxxxx

I've noticed this message in monerod many times since running the software. Can someone explain what these alternative blocks are?
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Monero Height at a standstill

My Height seems to be stuck here 335459/335459 (100.0%) on mainnet But when I check the current height online it's 1289240 Could someone help me?
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Will Monero have wallet clients similar to SPV so that a fully validated node is less necessary?

If so, how would it work and how much better/worse would it be compared to using a full node, especially the privacy implications. Obviously as Monero usage increases, end users should be using ...
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How do I use a computer with a wallet to access a headless node at my home?

I'm running a headless, low wattage Ubuntu 16.04 (x86, if that matters) system that I have SSH'ed into, ran Screen, ran ./monerod, and then detached the Screen. This is my node. I also set up this ...
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How do I install Aeon on Ubuntu?

I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu MATE installed. How do I install an Aeon node on this?
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What is MoneroPulse?

I've seen some messages in the daemon about MoneroPulse - what is it and what does it do? The only reasonable reference I can find online is this Tweet that says "MoneroPulse: a loosely distributed ...
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Has bandwidth usage or data transferred when mining or hosting a full node increased since the introduction of RingCT?

I've recently started hosting a handful of nodes on my home internet connection and mining to a pool from these machines, it seems as though my internet connection has become a lot slower and a lot of ...
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What is a remote node?

There has been a lot of reference to how one can use a remote Monero node for transactions. So what actually is a remote node?
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Is it possible to run a full monerod node on Android?

I have a spare Android smartphone and thought of running a full node on it, since its power consumption is very low and I wouldn't have to run my PC all day but still would have an up to date monerod ...
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How can I access my full node remotely from another location?

What is the procedure for accessing my full node remotely from another location? What security precautions are most important when doing so?
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What's the easiest way to integrate Monero Payments without trusting a third party?

I would like to integrate Monero payments on my website. I already know some of the PHP Libraries and https://monero-merchants.com/ Is there a simple way (somehow easy like monero-merchants.com) to ...
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Can we use Coinshuffle++ insights to improve privacy in relaying Monero transactions? [closed]

Coinshuffle is a communication protocol that allows for a number of peers to privately collaborate in making a Bitcoin coinjoin transaction in such a way that they all provide their addresses for the ...
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How will the implementation of Kovri work from a user perspective?

This is really a multi-part question that I'm happy to trim/change/delete if it's too broad and/or speculative. Part A - Assuming an average, not-particularly-tech-savvy user is excited about Kovri ...
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What is the bandwidth cost of running a full node?

Simply...how much bandwidth will I use when running a full node at home, without mining?
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Is there a way to view and/or calculate the value of all utxo's?

I'm thinking of this as a way of verifying total coin supply. I've seen another thread about a command to add up all coinbase tx's to do the same, but I'm curious about the utxo approach. Thanks
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Can I change limit_up speed?

Default is 2047 kB/s. If I am able to increase this, would it be advantageous for the network? If I were to increase it, what would be a good number?
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How to resolve the "Illegal instruction (core dumped)" error on Raspberry Pi 4 using 64-bit Ubuntu server

After following the answer to my previous question, I downloaded ARMv8 binaries to my Raspberry Pi 4 machine, running 64 bit Ubuntu server OS. This is the uname -a output on the terminal: ubuntu@...
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Why do I need to refresh my wallet?

If I run a full node on the same computer as simplewallet why do I need to "refresh" my wallet to see new incoming and outgoing transactions? Will the new official GUI now in development eliminate ...
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What are the 'Login (optional)' fields for in the GUI settings?

There are 'Username' and 'Password' fields in the GUI settings. What are they for?
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Which download file should I use for setting up a node in Raspberry Pi 4?

I want to setup a node at home using Raspberry Pi 4. I am running 64-bit Ubuntu server OS on it. Which monero download file should I pick, Linux ARMv8 or Linux ARMv7 ?