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Questions tagged [monero-wallet-gui]

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

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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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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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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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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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I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.12 to CLI or GUI v0.13) and, as a result, accidentally synced to the wrong (alternative) chain

I forgot to upgrade (from CLI or GUI v0.12 to CLI or GUI v0.13) 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 you run the official GUI?

The pull request for the official GUI was recently merged. How do you get the GUI running?
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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 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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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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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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Where are the monero-core configuration parameters stored?

Where are the monero-core (official GUI) configuration values stored?
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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 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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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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Monero-Core build instructions?

It seems some work is being made on monero-core and I wanted to check out the most recent builds. However the repository (https://github.com/mbg033/monero-core) lists build instructions as TODO. Is ...
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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 long should the GUI wallet take to synchronize?

This is my first question (on any StackExchange), so sorry if it's 'stupid' or already answered somewhere else. I've just downloaded the beta GUI wallet (MacOS) and it is now 'sychronizing blocks' (...
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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 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 do I move the Monero blockchain files safely?

I am using the latest version of the monero GUI on Windows. The problem is that I do not have enough space on my main drive to download the full blockchain for synchronisation of my wallet. I want to ...
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What does the 'Sweep Unmixable' button in the current version of the GUI do?

Can anyone explain what the 'Sweep Unmixable' button does, when it would be used, and what fees are involved with using it?
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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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What are specific security threats to a Monero GUI?

As the release of the official Monero GUI approaches, I would like to ask the best ways to secure our systems against possible theft. Apart from keyloggers catching your mnemonic seed or password, I ...
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Is the GUI Safe for storing thousands of monero?

How safe is it to store 5,000 monero on the GUI? I know it's beta though others have stated that it is safe to store there.
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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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Is there a way to connect the Monero Core (GUI wallet) to a remote testnet node?

I'm trying to make a liveUSB so people can play with the Monero Core GUI, but I don't want them to download the whole testnet blockchain first just to try it out. Maybe something like... monero-...
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Fatal Error when trying to build monero-core

I'm trying to follow the directions from here... https://github.com/mbg033/monero-core I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04.1 x86 in VirtualBox. When I get to "make" it gives me the ...
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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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How can Monero best be used within a commercial business?

If a business owner wants to hold Monero and potentially use it for business transactions, using for example the GUI wallet, how would this best work? I'm thinking in terms of who would hold the ...
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Error Message When Running Monero Core GUI

I created a private testnet, mined 60 blocks, and successfully transferred between two simplewallets. I'd like to transfer from a simplewallet to the monero core gui wallet for testing purposes. ...
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How is the Monero wallet picking outputs for transactions to spend?

It seems like there are a lot of things to take into account for which outputs in a wallet to spend to preserve privacy. Preventing temporal alignments etc. Is there a lot of code for picking? How ...
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Will command line daemon/wallet still be available after the release of the official GUI?

Will the Monero command line daemon/wallet programs still be available after the release of the official GUI? Will Monerod will be blended in similarly to how bitcoin core node/wallet is?
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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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How many languages will the official GUI support?

How many languages will the official GUI support at launch? Were the translations done with help from native speakers or by Transifex?
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Which characters are allowed in creating a wallet password?

The answer to this probably depends on the spoken language so I'm looking for characters for the English language.
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How do I install the Monero GUI on PureOS?

Now that Purism accepts Monero payments through globee I am interested in using Monero on a Librem laptop which runs PureOS. What are the installation steps (including necessary dependencies) ...
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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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Easy way to see my balance without having wallet synced

just joined and have a question... I started mining XMR when the new GUI was released and used the address generated to receive payment from pool. Unfortunately the mac I'm using is very old and it ...
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MoneyBit GUI compared with “official” GUI

How MoneyBit GUI now in development compare with the official GUI being worked on by Monero developers? Will they ultimately support the same operating systems? Are they both completely open source? ...
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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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Problem starting mining using Monero GUI wallet? (“Couldn't start mining”)

I thought I could do some mining in the background when I write code. I downloaded Monero wallet, but it says 'Couldnt start mining', nothing else. Do I have firewall settings wrong or what? Daemon ...
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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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Where can I find binary (alpha) builds of the Monero GUI?

I would like help testing the Monero GUI, but can't compile it under MacOS. Are there anywhere binary builds of the Monero GUI?
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With the Monero Wallet GUI is it suppose to start synchronizing every time you open it even after it completed synchronizing the 1st time i opened it?

Even though my question(according to stackexchange) appears subjective and is likely to be closed, Im still asking it because its driving me crazy and i just want someone to help me PLEASE. When I ...
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Monero Applications Development

I'm a software engineer (Mobile/Native) with interest in cryptocurrency. I would be interested in taking pet projects for monero, but, i've read recently that the jaxx guys halted the monero's ...
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GUI pull request to build and install monerod

Until now users wishing to test the upcoming GUI had to build from source. Following these Monero development stalker instructions, I just noticed a new pull request which excited me. Some relevant ...
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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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Can I use the GUI wallet over SSH?

I SSH into a Linux 16.04.2 LTS box, where I run monerod and monero-wallet-cli from the command line. Can I run the GUI similarly? Do I need to I need to add any args to the ssh command? Do I need ...
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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?