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The official command line wallet available for Monero on Linux, Windows, ARM, and MacOS.

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Is the Bytecoin proposed scheme to scan numerous addresses faster interesting for Monero?

What was the technical scheme proposed by Bytecoin to scan a set of addresses faster, for instance for merchants? Was it discussed for Monero?
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Is there a way to remotely access simplewallet securely?

simplewallet has a RPC mode that allows you to access it via an API. This is intended for local use only. Is there a way to use simplewallet remotely in a secure way?
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Warptangent and simple wallet

If I'm not running a node and all I want to do is open simple wallet to check my balance, do I need to download the latest version of Monero?
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How do I set the user agent in simplewallet?

For using simplewallet in RPC mode. Also, are there any limitations in terms of length or characters that are not allowed?
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Is there the equivalent of a BIP38 encrypted private key for Monero private keys?

I would like to create plain text private keys for Monero that can be encrypted/decrypted using a process similar to BIP38. (https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0038.mediawiki) Is such a ...
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What encryption algorithm is used for the wallet.keys file?

I know that the wallet keys file contains an encrypted version of your private keys, but am just curious what encryption algorithm is used to do this, and also where is it done in the source code?
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How do you create a watch only wallet in simplewallet with the viewkey?

We all know that the viewkey can be used to verify transactions you've made, and has been covered to a certain extent in other questions, but how is this employed using the simplewallet client? What ...
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Transaction stuck as “pending” in monero-wallet-cli

A transaction I made a few hours ago is stuck as "pending", after sending via monero-wallet-cli. The transaction has not been picked up in a block yet. I found this comment on Reddit by /u/...
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Does a Monero wallet require payment id by default?

I'm about to use shapeshift.io and deposit some Monero to get BTC. Does a Monero wallet (generated through moneroaddress.org) have a payment id by default? I'm running it on simplewallet now and I ...
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How does one convert the Trezor seed to a simplewallet seed and vice versa

Now that the source is available I thought I'd bring up the subject of the seed difference between the Trezor and Simplewallet. The Trezor uses 24 words, while Simplewallet uses 24 plus an extra word ...
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failed to deserialize extra field

I've started simplewallet together with bitmonerod and looking into simplewallet.log file I can see something like this: 2016-Sep-08 12:01:29.853608 [RPC0]Transaction extra has unsupported format: &...
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bitmonero and simplewallet error cryptonote_format_utils.cpp:148 max_out exceeded

I have a problem in bitmonero node and simplewallet. When I'm starting both I'm getting the same error: ERROR /DISTRIBUTION-BUILD/src/cryptonote_core/cryptonote_format_utils.cpp:148 max_out exceeded ...
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Can I run my simplewallet node from an external hard drive?

Constantly updating and scanning the blockchain for newly discovered blocks is eating up a lot of memory on my Mac. Can I run simplewallet and bitmonerod from my 1 TB external HDD and only when its ...
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Is it possible to integrate anti-keylogger in monero wallet?

Is it possible and make sense to integrate anti-keylogger directly into monero wallet, so keyloggers can't read and steal seed/password?
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Is there some way to prove how long my Monero have been in my wallet?

I am using simplewallet. Is there some way to prove how long these funds have been in my account? Question adapted from here.
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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 to change password on a wallet created with simplewallet?

I have created a wallet using simplewallet, but I am not satisfied with the password. How do I go about changing the password on the wallet? (I am running monero.linux.x64.v0-9-4-0)
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Simplewallet shows zero balance after recovering XMR paper wallet (using Mac)

I have made two paper wallets and can recover neither. I use the Monero Test app to check balance once I have sent the Monero to the paper wallet (made with offline generator). Then I launch ...
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Recovery from seed not working on monero.mac.x64.v0-9-4-0

Whenever I proceed according to these instructions: https://getmonero.org/knowledge-base/user-guides/restore_account And type: simplewallet –restore-deterministic-wallet It just returns: -bash: ...
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What software is included in the Monero Core?

What software is included in the Monero Core? https://getmonero.org/downloads/
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What will happen to my wallet during next hard fork?

I read the following announcement on a mining pool website: HardFork V3: 23 days from now What will happen (if anything) to my actual wallet during this hardfork update? Will it change address? ...
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Why does rescanning the blockchain fail with “Abort trap: 6”?

After importing a wallet in simplewallet, issuing the rescan_bc command consistently results in the following "Abort trap: 6" error on my computer: [wallet 4*****]: rescan_bc Starting refresh... ...
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How do I import a large number of private keys into a wallet?

I have a list of my private keys I generated, and I want to import all of them into SimpleWallet. I have the Spend key, view key, address, and mnemonic from MoneroAddress' generations. I can format ...
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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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Is there a risk that cold storage wallets containing non RingCT outputs will be unspendable in the future?

If I fund a wallet today and don't touch it for 5 years, is there a risk that I won't be able to spend my funds? Is it advisable to move funds around to a new wallet with each hard fork?
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basic_string::resize crash [duplicate]

My simplewallet (W-XP) also crashes when loading a pre-existing wallet. This happens whether running against my local node or remote node. Deleting the wallet's cache enables it to load, but in watch-...
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Wallet initialization failed: basic_string::resize

I just transferred a demo wallet from MyMonero.com to simplewallet, refreshed the wallet using the node.monerohash.com public node and saved it. Afterwards, when trying to set auto-refresh to 1 it ...
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unable to see wallet balance using simplewallet restore

So I have been trying to restore my wallet using the seed and simplewallet, it asks for a wallet name, then a password and finally my seed, it says my wallet has been opened. Then I set refresh and ...
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Problems with creating name and regularly accessing view-only wallet for cold storage

Thanks for taking the time to help me out. I've created a couple view-only wallets using https://getmonero.org/knowledge-base/user-guides/view_only , and have been coming across some problems: 1) ...
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Moneroaddress.org balance verification, wallet restoration, and usage precautions

I have used the moneroaddress.org website to generate a wallet, sent some funds using shapeshift.io I kept my spend and view key, my wallet address and mnemonic. All this was done offline except for ...
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If I send money with Simplewallet, it'll show that I've both sent and received funds. Why?

Whenever I send funds with XMR and use the refresh command to check my balance, Simplewallet will show a number of transactions, some adding money to my account and some withdrawing money from my ...
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Simplewallet: How do I get the tx_id needed for check_tx_key and get_tx_key?

I tried to use the transaction hash, but that seems to be something different than tx_id. For example with this: get_tx_key <my-transaction-hash> I got an error "no tx key found for this txid"....
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Simplewallet: Can I print the current values of the options that can be set by the “set” command?

I did not see something like a "get" command, and for example "set auto-refresh" without an argument does not show the current status of auto-refresh. Am I overlooking something?
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Can I restore my account using just the keys file?

Can I restore my account without seed and wallet file, using just the keys file? and do I need to know the password if you can restore from key file?
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Is there any way to force someone to rescan their wallet?

I'm asking in the context of Poloniex having to rescan their wallet conveniently at the time of Monero's all time high in volume, reference: https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/4z5sbo/...
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How long do I have to wait for monero-wallet-cli to be synchronized again?

So from time to time I use my monero-wallet-cli together with the monerod. I start up monerod and wait until its up to date. Then I start up the monero-wallet-cli but its empty. Now I have to use ...
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Wallet RPC API wallet creation

I decided to build a python GUI wrapper around monerod and monero-wallet-rpc. Following https://getmonero.org/knowledge-base/developer-guides/wallet-rpc and https://moneroexamples.github.io/python-...
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Why do incoming transfers appear in my wallet later than in block explorer?

ok, so I'm running the standard monero client ( simplewallet ). Twice now I have received incoming transfers from shapeshift.io. The shapeshift interface notified me at the moment the xmr transfer ...
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What technique(s) should be used to secure funds in my wallet(s)?

So I know that there might not be a straight forward answer besides having a cold and hot wallet available that you can access with your own daemon and simplewallet. But I feel like there might be ...
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Is it possible to have simplewallet start scanning from a certain block instead of the beginning of the blockchain when refreshing a new wallet?

Say I generate a new wallet, and I know for sure that I don't have any transactions appearing prior to block 'X'. Is it possible to instruct simplewallet to start the scan at a certain block? I'd ...
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Simplewallet password confirmation during wallet creation

I like to use very strong passwords, but occasionally make a typo when entering them. Is there a setting I can use so that simplewallet will force me to enter my desired password twice (and ensure ...
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Are there any Monero specific programming language “libraries” available?

I understand that simplewallet has a raw JSON RPC interface available, but are there any specific "helper" libraries available for a relatively modern programming language(PHP, Python, Java, ...
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How can i sweep out a whole wallet to another address?

Since currently it's not possible to manage multiple addresses easily with one simplewallet instance, I would like to fire them up on the go. I am on windows with the binaries bitmonerod and ...
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How do you import a wallet from the private keys into simplewallet? [duplicate]

Is there a way you can import a wallet into simplewallet from the private spend key and private view key? I know you can import the view key to create a view wallet, but I can't see how to import the ...
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What programming language(s) are used in building Bitmonerod, Simplewallet, Kovri, and the Monero GUI?

What programming languages are being used to build Bitmonerod, Simplewallet, Kovri and the Monero GUI? Are multiple languages used within the same application? What is the level of programming ...
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Why do I need to refresh my wallet?

If I run a full node on the same computer as simplewallet why do I need to "refresh" my wallet to see new incoming and outgoing transactions? Will the new official GUI now in development eliminate ...
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What does “transaction failed” mean in simplewallet?

When I opened my account in simplewallet, it said that my transaction failed even though I saw them in a transaction pool on a block explorer. What does the message mean in simplewallet?
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private spend key versus mnemonic seed

What is the difference between a private spend key and mnemonic seed? Can both be used to sign a transaction? Are there any things that I can derive from one but not the other?
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Can simplewallet auto refresh?

Sometimes after I send a transaction, I like to use the "refresh" command so that I can see how many blocks (confirmations) have occurred for my transaction. Similarly, when I am expecting to receive ...
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Mymonero and simplewallet mnemonic seed compatibility

Mymonero and simplewallet use different numbers of seed words. Are they compatible? Can seed words created by Mymonero be used to recover a wallet with simplewallet? Can seed words created by ...

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