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Questions tagged [light-wallet]

Questions about Monero wallets that do use a full node and therefore must connect to and rely on a full node provided by someone else and/or located at another location

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Go or Rust library to use Monero

Is there any library for Go (Golang) or Rust that I can use in order to generate the key pair, manually build a transaction, sign it and broadcast it to a remote node? I searched GitHub and either ...
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We are quite new into Cryptonote technology! We are looking for a web wallet!

https://github.com/mybtcfx/4xbitcoin This is our coin based on CryptoNote. We have made our coin and started mining as well. We have also worked onto our block explorer !! Now ae are looking toward ...
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NetworkByte for Monero Stagenet

We're using the code here to generate XMR addresses by providing our own mnemonic. The website above uses networkByte = 12 for Monero Mainnet and networkByte = 35 for Monero Testnet. But I was ...
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How to Generate monero wallet on server-side(node.js) or locally?

Already looking around for a few days, but can't find solution. Found this awesome repo: https://github.com/moneromooo-monero/monero-wallet-generator/blob/master/monero-wallet-generator.html. But it'...
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Is there an easy way of creating a transaction in NodeJs?

I'm trying to construct a transaction and send it to the network using NodeJs. I asked around and was told to take a look at mymonero-core-js. While it seems like the library is exactly what I need, I'...
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Scanning of View only wallet with monejuro shows different balance

I have setup a view only wallet using android monejuro wallet. I took the public key and the secret view key to make a view only wallet. However, this wallet is showing a different balance than my ...
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Network fees and light-wallet options

I am new to Monero but not crypto in general. A couple of questions - When I sent my XMR from the exchange to my wallet I was surprised at the high mining fee (0.05 XMR!) Is this normal? I run a full ...
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Using remote node still syncs blockchain?

I have restored my previous wallet with the 25 words key (stored in a different laptop). I don't want to download the whole BC in this new computer, just connect to a remote node. However no matter ...
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Can monero-wallet-cli be run as a light wallet?

I've set up a Monero node on my server machine ("barrow.home", 10.8.0.1 on my VPN), which is not entrusted with any private keys. /opt/monero/monero-v0.11.0.0/monerod --non-interactive \ --config-...
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How to access Monero GUI desktop wallet in MyMonero web wallet?

I have Monero GUI and some XMR in this wallet, but suppose I want to access this wallet in MyMonero (without creating a new mymonero wallet and sending xmr to it), how do I do it? MyMonero requires a ...
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How does a light wallet function?

I do know the core wallet downloads and sync the blockchain to the computer and then easily shows amount of monero one holds in this core wallet. But how can we create a light wallet for mobile and ...
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What is the reason why its so hard to implement Monero into current wallets?

Is monero completely different from bitcoin in the sense that wallet creators haven't added monero as into their list of supported coins? Monero has a pretty decent big following, but its not support ...
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How to build MyMonero wallet for Windows?

I would like to test the MyMonero lightweight wallet on Windows in its current state of development. Can someone please walk me through how to package the source code to test the wallet on Windows? I ...
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How to strengthen a light/mobile wallet such as MyMonero

MyMonero is the only mobile/web wallet for Monero. However, it is a centralized system where the source code (html/javascript) of the mobile wallet is stored in the server. This means that a ...
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Is Hybrid mobile wallet is as just secure than native

For example in the future we will be able to have an implementation that would allow a light wallet to connect to a remote server. Does a hybrid appp (e.g. Ionic ) is just safer than native? One good ...
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Why isn't communication between wallet and daemon encrypted?

Best I've heard is that it is to encourage local nodes as using a remote node sacrifices some degree of privacy and may provide a false sense of security - is there anything more? Are there any ...
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How does the wallet scan for outputs belonging to it?

In principle it's clear from the CN whitepaper: Bob checks every passing transaction with his private key (a,b), and computes P' = Hs(aR)G + B. If Alice's transaction for with Bob as ...
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In what ways can a wallet connected to a malicious remote node be abused?

There are several efforts under way at the moment to build easy to use mobile wallets for Monero. The most popular approach is to rely on a trusted remote node (either your own or one provided by a ...
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How do I merge wallet data from multiple wallets that control the same address?

Consider a scenario with the following facts: I have a Monero node at my home. It contains a wallet, but I generally don't use that wallet. I have a desktop computer where I have a wallet that I ...
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If I compile monerod from source, do I also have to compile the GUI to use the GUI?

I monerod running on headless node in my home. Let's say I want to use the GUI wallet as a light wallet on a different computer in my home, and I'll just use the node's daemon/blockchain. Is the ...
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How can I use a private node on Wolfram Warptangent?

I'm using the instructions found on https://www.moneroclub.com/node with no luck. Are these commands still used in monero-wallet-cli?
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Is it possible to create a lighter wallet than simplewallet without giving up a view key?

In the question How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?, it was clarified that simplewallet receives the entirety of every block ...
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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 to bind daemon to inbound/outbound listening port on ubuntu

I would like to connect simplewallet or the GUI to a remote daemon In my remote compute instance, how would I bind the daemon to the right ports? Net service bound to 0.0.0.0:18080 Core RPC server ...
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How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?

When simplewallet is connected to a local daemon, the data throughput is mostly irrelevant because communication is done completely locally. But I am curious about how much data/information is ...
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How do I connect monero-wallet-cli to a remote node?

In the post What privacy or security trade offs are associated with not running your own full node? the privacy ramifications of connecting monero-wallet-cli to a remote node are discussed. However, I ...
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Monero Light Client

Is there any light client for Monero where I can create and import private keys/mnemonic-seed and send and receive transactions like electrum for Bitcoin / Dash ?