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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ?
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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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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 ...