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The process of comparing the hash value of downloaded Monero related software to a previously calculated value (often GPG signed by a developer) in order to verify that it is authentic and has not been corrupted.

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Error when trying to verify Monero GUI binary files

I'm on https://www.getmonero.org/resources/user-guides/verification-allos-advanced.html I have a problem with creating a new hardware wallet on my Monero GUI (there is NO option to create one) so I ...
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which function can be used for verifying hashes in RandomX

greetings need help unable to find function for light mode verification for hashes in RandomX source
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Verify Binaries

I am getting stuck verifying the SHA256 hash for the binary I downloaded. I moved the binary to the download directory and did cd Downloads and this is what I get. What is going wrong here? Im using ...
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How to calculate the achieved difficulty of a mined block

How does monero calculate the achieved difficulty of a mined block given a pow hash from randomx. I dont know if this is perhaps the correct place to ask this. If its not is there a better place to ...
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Problem verifying PGP for Monero GUI wallet

I'm working in Windows and trying to verify the hash and binary of the Monero GUI wallet. I followed the directions here: https://www.getmonero.org/resources/user-guides/verification-windows-beginner....
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Security model for new auto update feature in GUI v0.16.0.2 'Nitrogen Nebula'

What steps are taken to verify the binaries via the new GUI auto update feature? How does it compare to downloading the them and manually verifying the hash as GPG key as was required for previous ...
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RandomX slow hash "miners" parameter

I want to write fast RandomX verification in Python. I'm using pybind11 and want to bind the C function rx_slow_hash: void rx_slow_hash(const uint64_t mainheight, const uint64_t ...
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How can I tell what difficulty my solution is?

I read that sometimes a pool will report a "Low difficulty share" error if the solution indeed did not match the specified difficulty but it could also be reported if someone had already found a nonce ...
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Anyone know if CoinHive uses the new Monero hashing algorithm?

When I visit https://coinhive.com/ , I see a "Start Mining" button at the center of their page. I know recently Monero changed its hashing algorithm to be CryptoNight v1 (variant 1). Does Coinhive ...
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What is "aes_round" in the Monero hashing algorithm?

I'm embarking on the fool's errand of attempting to understand the Monero hash algorithm. Using this link -- https://cryptonote.org/cns/cns008.txt, I'm struggling to understand this step 3. ...
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How do miners attempt to avoid duplicating nonces of other miners? Do they try?

In a very general sense, most people who know about cryptocurrency mining understand that for every block in a proof-of-work blockchain there is a new "challenge" for the miners, and that challenge is ...
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What's the scratchpad for?

Attempting to follow the pseudo-code here -- What exactly has been changed in PoW algorithms in the v7 fork?, I was curious about this part of the Monero hashing algorithm ... scratchpad = ...
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Which keccak algorithm does Monero use in its initial has function?

The Monero algorithm says First, the input is hashed using Keccak [KECCAK] with parameters b = 1600 and c = 512 I'm trying to re-create teh algorithm using JS and I found this keccak library ...
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How do I figure out how much a share is worth in the PPLNS world?

I'm trying to figure out how much accepted shares are worth, however small, in a mining pool, situation, specifically of a PPLNS scheme. What is the formula to figure how what a specific share is ...
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Downloaded monero v12 GUI How do I verify the hash of the download on Ubuntu command line?

I downloaded the latest monero v12 client using the following command: curl -O -J -L https://downloads.getmonero.org/gui/linux64 I never knew how to go about verifying its hash. How do I go about ...
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How does a Monero pool confirm/reject a submitted nonce?

I'm trying to get a handle on how the protocol works between Monero miners and pools. Although I've looked at Stratum, the rules seem slightly different with Monero mining. For example, I'm using a ...
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What does the "hashes" field mean in an authentication message received from a pool?

I'm still trying to get a handle on how all this pool mining stuff works so I decided to use this guy's project -- https://github.com/cryptonoter/CryptoNoter/ to give it a whirl. In particular I ...
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Having trouble getting Bitcoal network to accept submitblock

EDIT: I think this is because it was upcased? I downcased the blob and found another block, now my wallet shows a locked balance! I am solo mining on a easy coin now to learn how mining works, ...
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SHA256 hashes for newest AEON release

Where can I find the SHA256 hashes for AEON v.0.9.11? Preferably I would like to see the hashes GPG signed by an AEON developer and is the norm for Monero releases
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on FreeBSD?

How can I verify the SHA256 listed in this GPG-signed message for the official Monero 0.10.3 release matches the file that I downloaded for FreeBSD, 64-bit?
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on macOS?

How can I verify the SHA256 hash published for the official 0.10.3 "Wolfram Warptangent” release matches the file that I downloaded for macOS, 64-bit?
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on Windows?

How can I verify the SHA256 hash published for the official 0.10.3 release matches the file that I downloaded for Windows, 64-bit?
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 "Wolfram Warptangent" on Ubuntu?

How can I verify the SHA256 hash published for the official 0.10.3 release matches the file that I downloaded for Linux, 64-bit?
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