Questions tagged [monero-wallet-gui]

The official Monero Graphical User Interface maintained by the Monero Core Team.

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I am missing (not seeing) a transaction to (in) the GUI (zero balance)

I withdrew from Kraken / Poloniex / Bitfinex / Poloniex / any other exchange or service (e.g. Shapeshift) and I am not seeing the transaction in the GUI. How do I resolve this issue?
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I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.13 to CLI or GUI v0.14) and, as a result, accidentally synced to the wrong (alternative) chain

I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.13 to CLI or GUI v0.14) and, as a result, accidentally synced to the wrong (alternative) chain. How do I resolve this issue?
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How do I, as a recipient, verify that my transaction actually arrived?

I received some XMR from a service / exchange / friend. How do I verify that my transaction actually arrived?
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

According to the release notes GUI v0.12.3.0 includes Ledger support. How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?
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How can I use Monero without syncing the blockchain?

Suppose I have a computer that doesn't have a lot of storage space, or suppose I don't want to wait a while for the blockchain to be synced with my computer. What can I do to use Monero faster without ...
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I am using the GUI and my daemon doesn't start anymore

I've been using the GUI for some time and suddenly the daemon doesn't start anymore. How do I resolve this issue?
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I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.13 to CLI or GUI v0.14) and created / performed a transaction on the wrong (alternative) chain

I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.13 to CLI or GUI v0.14) and created / performed a transaction on the wrong (alternative) chain. How do I resolve this issue and let the CLI / GUI show my proper ...
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How do I move the blockchain (data.mdb) to a different directory during (or after) the initial sync without losing the progress?

I am currently performing the initial sync to the default directory, but my drive is nearly full. How do I move (and subsequently sync) the blockchain to another drive without losing the progress?
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How to restore a Monero wallet from Private Keys

How can one import a Monero wallet via Private Keys (from mymonero.com / moneroaddress.org for example) into the GUI wallet? Is there a possible way via Private Spend- and View-Key?
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How do I upgrade my software to v0.11.0.0?

I've been running CLI v0.10.3.1 and GUI Beta 2. How do I update these to v0.11.0.0?
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How to change the monero-wallet-gui rendering mode for older computers

On old machines (with integrated graphics), displaying the GUI might not work. it will either crash on startup or display a white/black window. How can the user change the rendering mode and what is ...
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My GUI feels buggy / freezes all the time

I am using the official GUI and using my own (local) node, but it freezes all the time and feels buggy overall. Is there any way to resolve this?
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Transaction stuck as “pending” in the GUI

I sent a transaction a few hours ago but it's still Pending (as indicated by the History page of the GUI). How do I resolve this?
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What is churning?

I have read a few times on Reddit that churning one's own moneroj would improve privacy. What does it entail exactly? And how do I do that with the CLI or GUI?
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How do I use my MyMonero wallet via the Monero Core GUI?

I have been using a MyMonero wallet for quite a while. Can I start using that wallet from within the Monero Core GUI? How do I do that?
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How do I upgrade my software to v0.11.1.0?

I've been running CLI v0.11.0.0 and GUI v0.11.0.0. How do I update these to v0.11.1.0?
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How do I upgrade my software to the newest version?

I've been running one of the following: CLI / GUI v0.12.X.X CLI / GUI v0.13.X.X How do I update these to the newest version?
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How do I, as a sender, verify that my transaction actually arrived?

I sent some XMR to a service / exchange / friend. How do I verify that my transaction actually arrived?
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Support for a Ledger Nano S Recovery Plan B?

For a Ledger Nano S recovery contingency plan, how can one compute an associated vector of 25 Electrum wallet recovery words for each primary address using BIP 44 technology that is seeded from BIP 39 ...
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What's the difference between “balance” and “unlocked balance”?

What's the difference between "balance" and "unlocked balance"? When is it different? Why is that, and for how long?
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My Ledger Monero wallet shows an incoming transaction with a value of zero (0), how do I resolve this issue?

I withdrew some funds from an exchange to my Ledger Monero wallet. However, the incoming has a value of zero (0). How can I resolve this issue?
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How can I import a blackball database to improve my privacy?

How can the blackball database that I generate be added to the Monero wallet in order to improve privacy?
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Where are the monero-core configuration parameters stored?

Where are the monero-core (official GUI) configuration values stored?
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How do i delete the wallet cache?

In rare cases the wallet cache needs to be rebuilt. For example when the wallet cache isn't compatible with the current wallet version. How do i delete the wallet cache and trigger a rebuild?
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GUI / monerod v0.13.0.3 does not start on Linux because of “./monero-wallet-gui: error while loading shared libraries: libhidapi-libusb.so.0”

GUI / monerod v0.13.0.3 does not start on Linux because of "./monero-wallet-gui: error while loading shared libraries: libhidapi-libusb.so.0". How do I resolve this particular issue?
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How to synchronize the GUI wallet using the blockchain bootstrap

I'm having trouble trying to sync the GUI wallet with the blockchain. I'm trying to use an old 2008 Macbook which I had lying around, with OS X El Capitan (HDD, 8gb RAM, 200gb free storage). I've ...
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How to use my 13 word MyMonero mnemonic seed with the GUI/CLI without accessing MyMonero?

It seems that MyMonero.com has been hacked and a lot of XMRs are gone. Mine probably included. I want to check my wallet and send out everything as soon as possible. I setup full node, synced ...
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What does “Can't create transaction: internal error: Known ring does not include the spent output…” mean?

When sending a transaction from the 0.12.0.0 GUI, I get an error: Can't reate transaction: internal error: Known ring does not include the spent output [number]. Replace [number] with a specific ...
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Can I set up the GUI or daemon to use a non-standard blockchain location in Windows?

In Windows, it's comfortable to double-click the link/icon to a program (as opposed to using the command line). The problem is that the default links/icons for the GUI or daemon (monerod) don't let ...
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Importing a paper wallet to GUI

I have a paper wallet that I made from moneroaddress and wanted to import it to the GUI. Can I import it by starting up the GUI and clicking, "restore wallet from 25 word mnemonic seed," and entering ...
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Any approximate date we will have Monero wallet with graphical user interface? [closed]

What is the approximate date we will have a Monero wallet with graphical user interface?
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Can't load wallet in CLI v0.13.0.2 or GUI v0.13.0.3 (error: std::bad_alloc | error: basic_string::_M_replace_aux)

Just downloaded the CLI binaries from getmonero. When trying to load a wallet in the CLI I get one of two errors: Error: failed to load wallet: std::bad_alloc Error: failed to load wallet: ...
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Run monero only in local network

I want to run some tests on monero, but I only want monerod to communicate to peers on my local network. I don't want it download the official blockchain. I want my wallet, which I will run from my ...
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Missing functionality / screen controls in Monero GUI app v0.14.0

I was browsing the getmonero.org website and saw a screenshot in the 'Creating A View-Only Wallet' guide. The screen had way more controls - menu tabs - than what I see on my GUI. Here is a comparison ...
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Monero GUI startup (on Linux) getting *** Error in `./monero-wallet-gui': free(): invalid pointer: 0x00007f2afd1b9c60 ***

Downloaded monero gui v12 on ubuntu and ran the command: ./monerod then ./monero-wallet-gui And now i get this error: app startd available width: 2495 available height: 1286 devicePixelRatio: ...
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Withdraw XMR from exchange EXMO, and deposit to Monero GUI

I want report you my first experience regarding XMR withdrawal from EXMO. They say: (EXMO.com) Jun 5, 12:15 BST Hello! We withdraw XMR only to the integrated address, that is, those in ...
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Setup remote-connectable node?

I'd like to setup a full remote node for personal usage (meaning I want it to act as a full node to help decentralize the network, but I don't want it to be open to everyone for use with the GUI / CLI ...
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How to change location of the Blockchain with monero GUI?

How can I set the daemon included with the GUI to sync the blockchain from a directory on a flash drive, rather than the default directory ?
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What would be the minimum mixin for full privacy?

How much privacy does the default (I think it's 4) give? If not enough, how high a mixin is enough?
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How do I, on Mac OS X, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

According to the release notes v0.12.x.0 includes Ledger support. How do I, on Mac OS X, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?
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Can I obtain Monero testnet coins without mining?

Is there an easy way to obtain free Monero testnet coins without needing to start mining on testnet? The goal is to just make 2 testnet wallet addresses, either from the CLI or the GUI, and send some ...
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Missing Monero Funds

I made a transaction on ShapeShift. The transaction was successful but I never received my funds in my wallet. I’ve already talked with ShapeShift customer and they said the best thing to do is to ask ...
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Funds not reflecting in GUI

So I was having some problems syncing my GUI to the blockchain, and as a result I wasn't able to view my balance. But i've since been able to correct the syncing problem by downloading to the latest ...
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What is the roadmap for a GUI wallet?

I love Monero and always have but the lack of a GUI wallet is a huge issue for people actually trying to use the currency in the real world. What is the plan for a GUI wallet on all platforms ...
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Compiling GUI from source differences by OS

Has there been a stated reason why instructions to compile the new GUI from source are currently available for Linux and OSX but not Windows? Since Windows users have been most vocal about their ...
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How do I use long payment IDs in CLI v0.14 / GUI v0.14?

I am trying to attach a long payment ID to my transaction. However, in the GUI, there's no field to enter the payment ID. In the CLI, I get the following warning: Error: Long payment IDs are ...
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How to create a view-only wallet for the GUI?

Say I have a cold storage wallet, is there any way I can make a view only wallet with GUI?
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Are there certain characters unsuitable for passwords?

There has been a push in recent years (or maybe we're even past that push now, and everyone pretty much knows the importance) to use complex passwords with not just numbers and a mix of uppercase and ...
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Cold transaction signing with GUI

Is it possible to safely complete a cold transaction signing process with the official GUI instead of the CLI process described here?
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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 ...