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Any alteration to Monero which changes the block structure (including block hash), difficulty rules, or set of valid transactions

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Troubleshooting GUI After April 6 Upgrade (Still Popping Blocks)

So it's been a while since I opened up the GUI, and forgot to prepare for the April 6 update. I opened up the GUI on Aug 8 2018. The daemon started up, and began to sync, for about 12 hours. It ...
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setting up an xmr pool

Hi people im having issues running the daemon on linux ubuntu 16.04 i have download the blockchain.raw then imported, then ive gone to run ./monerod and im getting this, 2018-07-28 09:45:39.690 ...
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Monero versus ForkNote

Originally, I was trying to create a Fork of Monero with premined coins for a startup. The process has been very difficult as there is no guide to mining Monero and the CryptoNote guide is out of date....
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Pre-Mined Monero Fork

I would like to create a Fork of Monero with a certain number of coins premined. I have tried to follow How would someone premine a direct fork of monero ( can it be done ) but it is incomplete. ...
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make release-static-win64 Error Forking Monero

I am trying to Fork Monero and create a custom coin using the following process: Create build environment and building Monero from source - DONE & WORKING! Forking Monero, making changes based ...
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Monero Fork Seed Nodes

There is no Monero Forking guide so started by using the original CryptoNote documentation (https://cryptonotestarter.org/inner.html). This refers to the following reference for registering Seed Nodes ...
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Monero Forking Guide

I have been recommended to use the CryptoNote Forking guide (https://cryptonotestarter.org/inner.html) as a basis for Forking Monero. However, there are a number of differences. For example, the ...
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How to create more outputs?

I forked aeon/monero for fun and to learn. I have seed nodes running, pools running, miners running. The blockchain syncs, nodes connect to eachother. I can send transactions from the cli wallet only ...
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Implementing Cryptonightv1 PoW algo change but miners are able to mine with both Cryptonightv0 or Cryptonightv1 now

I am modifying a cryptonote to transition over to PoW algo cryptonightv1 from cryptonightv0 and I am having a weird issue that I can't figure out...I'm starting to pull out my hair over this. I've ...
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How can I be notified of important updates/news to the Monero software?

Monero forks twice a year at roughly predictable times. However, it is easy to forget about it, and you end up forked off if you don't update your software in time. How can I be notified of these ...
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Which is the more reliable coin after April 2018 network upgrade?

As far I understand monero is now divided as monero and monero classic/original/0 . So which is the more reliable coin? I do have a linux node in which an old version of monerod was installed. To ...
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I may have missed the planned monero hard fork last week [duplicate]

I may have missed the planned monero hard fork last week what do i do to get my money
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What was the difference in hashrate power when the March 2018 anti-ASIC Hardfork occurred?

What was the percentage drop in hashrate during the 2018 march anti-ASIC hardfork before and after the fork? Finding this number, can we estimate how many ASIC's were produced? This is assuming ...
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What effect has the increase of minimal ring size from 5 to 7?

How will the scheduled increase of ring size in the current hard fork v7 affect security/privacy, transaction size/fees and verification time? Is there a reason why exactly 7 and not 10 or maybe 20?
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What exactly has been changed in PoW algorithms in the v7 fork?

I have read the official announcement about the current PoW change and also seen the discussion on GitHub but this is very long and very technical. Could someone summarise what exactly has been ...
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Force daemon to a specific hard fork version

I want my node to stay on the v6 hard fork and reject all new blocks from later versions. Is there a command to force my node to stay on that specific hard fork version or do I need to compile and run ...
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Monero April 6 Hardfork guide?

I mine Monero, and use the GUI wallet. I know updating the miner should be pretty straight forward, but the wallet? Will I keep the old blockchain? Where will I find the update? Should I move my ...
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V7 hard fork inputs sorting

I've seen that the new hard fork requires the inputs to be sorted. I already had some transactions rejected from my testnet node due to this rule. So, the question is: How are the inputs supposed to ...
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How to set up a node to V7 Hard fork in testnet?

I need to test an app running a node in V7 on testnet, avoiding Bulletproofs so i can have a clean v7 blockchain. I have a node based on Master's code running on testnet but in some point starts to ...
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Block height and notification procedure for v7+ forks

Has the block height for the v7 fork been decided upon yet? What procedure will be used to provide notice exchanges, mining pools and merchants about the upcoming fork. Starting with v7 will their ...
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try ssd after usb key burns out

if put to account this reported usb drives finishup after deal with monero , is it cool to recommend ssd to try? As you all know its cheap-end has the same layers construction.
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Why can't a pool find block after the hard fork

I know that it's my problem, but I don't have any idea what happened. Here are my pool stats(private pool): Here are the stats before the fork: Early on, all was good. A few days before the hard ...
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What happens to transactions sent via old software after hard fork?

If I am using Monero binaries v0.10.3, and try to send transactions after the hard fork on September 15, 2017, will those transactions just be ignored by miners?
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Block height for v6 fork

What is the block height and approximate date for the v6 Monero fork? Has there been a decision to change the targeted block height based on discussions to keep the fork near Sept 21st despite a ...
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Backward compatibility and updates

The current plan is for bi-annual updates (hard forks) "for the forseeable future". What is the policy or plan for: Backward compatibility for existing daemons and wallet versions? For how long will ...
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What changes are planned for the September 2017 hard fork?

I am having trouble finding information about which of the following will be included in the September 2017 hard fork: Fluffy blocks Minimum / uniform ringsize ZMQ (Zero MQ) ? Is there a reliable ...
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Any thought on the Minergate hard fork of Dashcoin? Is it a 51% attack?

You can read the whole thing on the Dashcoin thread on bitcointalk.org I'll keep things short. Since Dashcoin is a copy of Bytecoin, it was effected by the same bug found by the Monero team back in ...
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How would a transition from cryptonight PoW to cuckoo cycle work?

What would be the smoothest transition for changing the PoW? Miners would need to be given a heads up to install new software but how would the switch over happen in practice? The block before the ...
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When did Monero switch to 2 minute blocks?

When Monero was launched, it used a 1 minute block time. In the question Why was the block time changed from 1 to 2 minutes?, reasons for the switch were discussed. When, however, did this switch ...
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Why will the v5 fork raise the min block size to 300,000 bytes?

Why will the v5 fork raise the min block size to 300,000 bytes? v5 is now used for an increased minimum block size (from 60000 to 300000) to cater for larger typical/minimum transaction size. I ...
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At what point will Monero forego forced hardforks

One of bitcoin's greatest strengths is it's resistance to change that is not truly endorsed by the majority. At what point will Monero mimic bitcoin's censorship resistance in the form of truly ...
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Hardfork - Pool Failed to parse block

I run a small pool with some friends on a fork of the cryptonote pool. I continue to receive "failed to parse block" errors after the hardfork and I cannot seem to figure out what to do. Last time I ...
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Why does Monero not softfork like Bitcoin does?

Are hardforks just safer than softforks? Bitcoin seems to like softforks for some reason.
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RingCT migration to Borromean Ring Signatures and testing

With the recent discovery of a bug in the original ringCT code, and the subsequent update from using ASNL to Borromean Ring Signatures, how much testing has been done since that change, and what kind ...
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Why is 10.1 a mandatory upgrade?

So 10.1 is the version that includes all updates necessary for the next hardfork in january 2017. But as far as i understood the hardfork cycle, one version below the hardfork version will still work ...
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What caused the mandatory update for the hardfork in early January 2017?

As far as I know, the plan for hard forks is to always release the code for a hard fork approximately six months into the main repository as a point release before the hard fork code activates. ...
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Failure of an exchange or pool to upgrade to Monero v0.10.1 by January 5th

According to the release notes: The main thing to know is that you should 0.10.1. Otherwise, you will get booted off the network. If you are mining, make sure the pool you are mining on has ...
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Reason for 9 month period between v4 and v5 forks

From this question it is clear that the v4 hard fork was advanced to January 2016 (from March 2016) so that RingCT could be activated sooner. The v5 hard fork scheduling (for September 2016) was ...
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Peers often report unknown top blocks. How can I find more reliable peers?

The daemon regularly reports top blocks that are years in the past. For example (IP addresses are anonymized): 2016-Oct-23 06:13:27.789171 [P2P2][123.45.67.89:18080 OUT] SYNCHRONIZED OK 2016-Oct-23 ...
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When will the mandatory minimum mixin be increased?

Currently a minimum mixin of 2 is mandatory. It is my understanding that the mandatory minimum mixin will be increased to 4 at some point. When will that happen?
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Should we synchronize blockchain from scratch after every scheduled hard fork?

Should we synchronize blockchain from scratch after every scheduled hardfork or just update the binaries and synchronizing blockchain from where it was synced with pre hardfork binaries?
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I am running blockchain 0.9.4. Why is it not syncing?

I know that you can send coins from 0.9.4 to 0.10.0. If I am still running 0.9.4 will it sync with 0.10.0 blocks? I am trying to sync my 0.9.4 chain and it does not seem to be syncing any new blocks....
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Hard Fork Replay Attacks? [duplicate]

When the Ethereum fork happened a few months ago, users were cautioned to protect against so called "replay attacks". A replay attack, as far as i understand it, is when a transaction occurs on one ...
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Can I send coins from 0.9.4 to 0.10.0?

I've got a 0.9.4 downloaded on a computer I no longer want to use. Can I send those coins to the 0.10.0 chain?
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How will the ring CT fork be rolled out?

I understand that the latest monero software already has all the RCT code. Does it mean that no upgrade will be required prior to RCT HF? If so, is the block height at which RCT will be allowed ...
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Do regular Monero users need to update after hard fork?

I use Monero for my own purposes. Do I have to update the client after the hard fork or I can use my current one?
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Will there be a January hard-fork for RingCT?

If there is a earlier hard-fork. Will only the RingCT code be included in the version or every improvement until then? Will this skip the March hard-fork or will the March fork use version 5?
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What would happen to the Monero network if a significant part would be isolated?

What would happen to Monero in case of a cataclismic event that would cause the American continents to be data-isolated (that is all data links severed) from Eurasia? What would be the maximum time ...
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What will happen to my wallet during next hard fork?

I read the following announcement on a mining pool website: HardFork V3: 23 days from now What will happen (if anything) to my actual wallet during this hardfork update? Will it change address? ...
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Is there a risk that cold storage wallets containing non RingCT outputs will be unspendable in the future?

If I fund a wallet today and don't touch it for 5 years, is there a risk that I won't be able to spend my funds? Is it advisable to move funds around to a new wallet with each hard fork?