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Ledger Nano S restore from seed: Is using the Ledger 2 buttons to enter the seed the only way?

A hardware wallet sounds like a great idea but to my utter horror it appears that if the ledger is lost/breaks/inaccessible and I want to restore it I have to: Get another ledger or compatible ...
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Accidently send funds to non-hardware wallet (GUI desktop). Would like to move them to hardware wallet

I purchased some monero and successfully sent my funds to my GUI desktop wallet. Stupidly, I created the hardware wallet account on the GUI desktop AFTER I had already sent the funds to my "...
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After Ledger 1.6 update and GUI Nitrogen Nebula upgrade, Can't open Nano wallet

In my low tech thinking, I upgraded to Nitrogen Nebula GUI and Ledger XMR v1.6.0 update. Now I can't get the Nano S wallet to open. Got an error 1:11415. There are other posts saying to go back to ...
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How do I generate a Trezor Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

According to the release notes GUI v0.14.1.0 includes Trezor support (for the model T). How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?
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How do I generate a Trezor Monero wallet with the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)?

According to the release notes v0.14.1.0 includes Trezor support. How do I generate a Trezor Monero wallet with the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)?
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Should I use a hardware wallet?

I hear a lot about hardware wallets and I would like to know if, in terms of security and functionality, it makes sense to switch to one of them. Thanks in advance for answers.
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How do I restore / recreate my Ledger Monero wallet?

I have lost my Ledger device and/or cannot access the system with my Ledger Monero wallet files. How do I restore / recreate my Ledger Monero wallet?
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Is it true that ledger nano s can only store monero and one other coin?

I read somewhere that ledger nano s can only store monero and 1 other app due to space limitations on the device. Monero takes alot of space on the device and only one other app can be used. What ...
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

According to the release notes GUI v0.12.3.0 includes Ledger support. How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?
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Support for a Ledger Nano S Recovery Plan B?

For a Ledger Nano S recovery contingency plan, how can one compute an associated vector of 25 Electrum wallet recovery words for each primary address using BIP 44 technology that is seeded from BIP 39 ...
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How do I, on Mac OS X, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

According to the release notes v0.12.x.0 includes Ledger support. How do I, on Mac OS X, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?
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How do I, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

According to the release notes v0.12.2.0 includes Ledger support. How do I, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?
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How do I, on Windows, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

According to the release notes v0.12.2.0 includes Ledger support. How do I, on Windows, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)?

According to the release notes v0.12.2.0 includes Ledger support. How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)?
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Can you use the same 24 word seed from other wallets like ledger nano s to generate a monero address?

Is the generated 24 word seed from a ledger nano s compatible with monero core wallet?
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Maximizing privacy when dealing with pre RingCT outputs

When spending from a cold storage wallet with multiple pre RingCT (and no post RingCT) outputs what are the best privacy practices? Spending in this context means the eventual moving of these funds ...
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Are there any plans to add Hardware Wallet support to the core Monero software?

Hardware wallets are good for securing your coins, but when they are made, will core devs add support to the core Monero wallet software? Or will this type of thing not be supported by core software?
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What is the best hardware wallet for Monero?

It appears there is some work being done to support Monero on Trezor 2.0: https://twitter.com/fluffyponyza/status/814143827384631296 and https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/5d24ej/...
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Can the concept in a hardware wallet like ledger unplugged be ported over to Monero

I'm not a expert but it seems to me that since the source code is out there for the ledger unplugged it might not be that hard to port over. I think that it would help with large investors to feel ...
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How to get mnemonic seed from Trezor [duplicate]

I created an encrypted wallet with trezor chrome app. Then I ran ./simplewallet -hardware-wallet 0 and a new wallet was created on the trezor but no mnemonic seed was displayed. How do I get the ...
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Clarification on the Monero Trezor binaries 'passphrase'

I presume that the 'passphrase' in the Monero Trezor binaries mentioned here, is the same thing as the Trezor passphrase mentioned here? Just want to be absolutely sure.
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If you create a Bitcoin wallet with Trezor first, could you use the private key to create a Monero wallet using NoodleDoodle's firmware?

I just received my Trezor and I wanted to go ahead and send some Bitcoin's to it while I figure out how to work the Monero Trezor firmware by NoodleDoodle. Is it possible to import the private keys I ...
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When will KeepKey support Monero? [closed]

I asked this of keepkey about a year ago and I only have gotten a standard response saying they are evaluating the support of alts. Is anyone aware of progress made to support Monero?
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Which existing hardware wallets have expressed an interest in adding Monero support?

Which existing hardware wallets have expressed an interest in adding Monero support? When will the Trezor code now being tested be made open source? Has there been any interest from KeepKey, Ledger, ...
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