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Questions tagged [monero-forks]

Monero fork, either intentionally planned (like Aeon when launched) or created when more than one Monero chain continues to be mined following a hard fork.

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Are there any CryptoNote Monero forks that have a company backing the project?

I'm doing some research on Monero / CryptoNote forks where they have had an ICO or private sale and is backed by a company, like how Zcash is backed by a company and has a payroll.
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Why not, on the next Monero fork upgrade, start fresh with balances intact?

Since monero forks every 6 months and no one knows each other's transaction history or balance anyway. Why can't we just start from scratch and with a much smaller blockchain size due to bulletproofs. ...
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Daemon sync questions

I've been letting the daemon sync for a while now, a few days actually, and it's at 80% and now going very slowly forward. About 20 blocks at a time. I understand why this happens, but this case seems ...
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Who created the Monero ASICs during 2019-Jan to 2019-Mar?

Do we know who exactly created these ASICs during the big hash run up during 2019-Jan to 2019-Mar? And why would they create these ASICs when they know for a fact that the Monero community would ...
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Monero Fork: Transaction hash is not generated from the wallet RPC

I have forked monero and created a separate chain. When I transfer money using the wallet RPC, money gets transferred and the remaining amount is updated in the balance. Then, the transaction hash is ...
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Monero Fork: Blocks are not mining for more than 20 Hrs

I have forked Monero V0.13.0.4 and changed the network ID and genesis tx. The Blockchain was running fine for a week, after that I noticed that there were some serious delays in the block creation ...
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Is Monero really decentralized, if the dev team can easily change the POW algorithm to fight off ASICs so easily?

With the recent ASICs on the scene as of 2019-Jan, someone managed to create ASICs again for monero and they're able to attain over 50%+ of the network. The monero core devs scheduled a fork only a ...
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Monero fork: block creation time fluctuation

I am running a Monero fork(v7) for the past 4 days. I have set the block creation time as 2 minutes but sometimes the blockchain takes more than 30 minutes to create a block. Is this normal behavior? ...
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Monero fork wont mine blocks after height 3062

I have forked Monero and created the genesis block. Everything seems to be working fine till the block height reaches 3062 and then there are no blocks mined after that. Currently, my blockchain is ...
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Unable to send coins from freshly forked monero [duplicate]

I have forked Monero, made all the config level changes and start the daemon with v9. All nodes are synced perfectly, but when I try to send coins from wallet-cli I am getting the below error: Error: ...
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Error: not enough outputs for specified ring size = 11

I am trying to fork monero release-v0.13. I have made changes to the cryptonote_config file and I built and ran the daemon. Everything seems to be fine, nodes are syncing, mining is happening. But ...
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V Fork happened yet?

I purchased 1 monero coin several months ago and is being held in a Freewallet. Has the Fork happened yet? Do I have 10 coins now or just 1?
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How to create a Genesis Block

I would like a plain and simple answer. How do you create a Genesis block for a new Monero Fork? I know this has been asked many times before but all I can find is closed questions saying "...
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error first running new monero fork build

I built a new Monero Fork. Trying to run it for the first time and getting errors: 2018-07-05 10:09:30.989 7612 ERROR cn src/cryptonote_basic/cryptonote_format_utils.cpp:167 Failed to ...
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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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Exchange for Monero Fork

Once a custom Fork of Monero has been created, what are the steps for allowing "people" to be able to buy the currency online? Does an exchange need to be created or is it a case of approaching an ...
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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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Changing difficulty levels, pre mining etc of Monero Fork

If I have a custom coin based on a Monero Fork and want to change the setup e.g. difficulty levels, pre mined coins etc. As long as I keep the Genesis block the same, are there any implications?
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Mining a custom coin based on Monero

I am creating a custom coin based on Forking Monero. Once the build process has been completed, how do I go about actually mining the coin? Is it possible to modify XMRIG to do this? https://github....
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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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Migrating Monero Fork from Test to Production

When migrating from Test to Production of a Monero Fork, what needs to be considered? For example, launching the Seed Nodes in "--restricted-rpc" mode.
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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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Steps to Fork Monero

I am a newbie to Monero development. I am trying to understand what steps I would need to take to to Fork Monero, make some changes to number of coins etc and create a wallet. Can anyone outline the ...
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How can I get my own genesis tx to use in my monero fork?

I have been searching for ever on how to get my own genesis tx for a monero fork. Everything I have tried has not work. I have tried using a cryptonote currency to generate a genesis tx then replacing ...
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Monero original giving me this strange line saying upgrade

2018-05-30 23:58:37.090 [P2P7] WARN global src/cryptonote_protocol/cryptonote_protocol_handler.inl:272 [1;31m[211.20.7.199:64432 INC] peer claims higher version that we think - we may be ...
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What is an airdrop attack?

I just came across this thread on Twitter discussing Zcash and Monero usage in Dark-Net Markets. This quote bothers me: too much risk that an "airdrop attack" deanonymizes a chain like Monero ...
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Genesis transaction explanation?

If we decrypt the actual genesis of the XMR, we can get 2 parts : the pubkey : 9b2e4c0281c0b02e7c53291a94d1d0cbff8883f8024f5142ee494ffbbd088071 the tx : ...
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Differences between Masari web wallet and Mymonero

A beta version of a web wallet for Masari (a Monero fork) have been released (https://medium.com/@c5d1c1a0c9a8/5e7de6f4919a). It is presented as "Cryptonight’s first client side web wallet". How are ...
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monerov windows wallet gui.exe showing up as Trojan

Why is moneorv windows wallet gui.exe being quarantined as Trojan.BitCoinMiner by malwarebytes ?
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print_tx TXID doesn't print ring

Using the cli wallet, I swept my (pre-MoneroV fork) xmr to a new address using segregate-pre-fork-outputs appended to the command. Then in the daemon I typed print_tx xxxxxxx where xxxxxx is the txid ...
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What does “rings used by outputs spent on Monero on a key reusing chain” mean?

Can you help me parse this sentence from the Shared RingDB page in the Monero GUI? This records rings used by outputs spent on Monero on a key reusing chain, so that the same ring may be reused to ...
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How can I use monero-blockchain-blackball to improve my privacy?

Monero version 0.12.0.0 shipped with a new executable file called monero-blockchain-blackball. What is the purpose of this new program, and how can it be used properly?
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Confused about the monero hardforks that spawned xmc monero classic and xmo monero original?

On April 6th, it spawned 3 hardforks of monero supposedly. monero original monero classic monero zero??? I see that monero original is just monero v0.11, but what is up with the other 2? What is ...
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Old node that is still on monero v11 - Is this on a fork now? Is this considered Monero Original and Classic?

I have an old node that is using monero cli v11. I'm guessing this is on a fork now. Can I load my old seed which is empty now to claim the monero original coins? What about monero classic? How do I ...
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Recover an XMO transaction

I have an XMR Monero wallet on my MAC computer, went through Changelly and sent (accidentally) XMO to it instead of XMR. Everything was correct except I sent XMO instead of XMR. I have looked at a ...
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Monero forked into 4 separate chains. How can one claim them, and where can one dump them?

How does one claim all these forked coins from Monero's hardfork of April 2018 in a safe way? And which exchanges support these coins to dump them on?
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Why is the Monero hash rate so low after the v7 fork compared to other Monero forks?

After the v7 fork, the Monero hash rate went down, but some opportunistic Monero forks such as Monero Classic had hash rate shoot up. Why is that so ?
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How can individuals safeguard themselves and the community against a key reusing fork?

Regardless of the true intention behind the MoneroV developers, it forking off the existing Monero blockchain poses danger to the privacy of Monero users. While the MoneroV forking date has been put ...
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What is MoneroV, and how is it different than Monero?

I have heard of an upcoming airdrop called MoneroV. Can someone explain the relationship between Monero and MoneroV, and explain their differences?
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Reward always Zero

Again I need your help. I created a fork of Monero. In the first version I only changed the crypto name, but all other values are the same as Monero. My problem is, I found around 300 blocks, but the ...
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How to generate a new genesis tx?

I did a Monero fork and i added to it a code to generate for me a new genesis tx with the knowed command --print-genesis-tx and it works great at start, it generates something like this ...
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Keep mining to replace an already published block

If two miners find a valid block for the same height, the block with the largest difficulty is selected and the other one is rejected by the network (orphaned), regardless of their discovery timestamp....
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How can I create a new Monero genesis block?

Does anyone know how Monero's genesis block was created (and how I can generate a new one)? Background information: I want to fork Monero for use as part of a school assignment (there are other ...
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Are there any technical reasons why Monero Classic could not exist?

Assuming there were some people who did not like the Monero change from one to two minute blocks. Are there any technical reasons they could have not just continued to mine on the old chain (with 1 ...
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Will the RingCT fork make it harder for other CryptoNote coins to merge improvements made to Monero?

Monero has already made substantial changes to its codebase. Will the RingCT fork make it harder for other CryptoNote coins to merge improvements made to Monero? Does every major fork make it more ...