Questions tagged [monero-wallet-gui]

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

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how do you sign a message with your monero private key?

How do you sign a message with your monero private key using the cli-wallet, gui-wallet, and last with pure js using what libraries?
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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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XMR deposit from Monero GUI wallet is not showing up on Poloniex

today I sent 7.42 XMR from my Monero GUI Wallet on my Mac to the Poloniex Exchange. It has been a few hours waiting and the XMR are still not showing up in my Poloniex Wallet. The transaction appears ...
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Sent to wallet address before synchronization?

I sent some XMR soon after downloading the gui client (unknowingly) before completion of the daemon synchronization... Will my XMR appear eventually or are they lost?
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What makes monero different from other anonymous coins? [duplicate]

Is there a break down of how monero is different from other anonymous coins as of 2017 July?
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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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Installing GUI on top of CLI

How do you start the GUI client (beta) when you already have the CLI wallet installed? Do you add it to the same folder? I'm using Windows 10. Of course I can just try it, but I'd like to know what ...
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How do I start the monerod daemon as a remote node with a username and password requirement to connect to it?

I'd like to restrict my remote node so that only certain people can connect to it when they'd like to sync their wallet. How can I set up a username and password with my monerod daemon, so that people ...
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What are the 'Login (optional)' fields for in the GUI settings?

There are 'Username' and 'Password' fields in the GUI settings. What are they for?
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Monero GUI Changing from host node to local node

I have deposited coins into my Monero GUI wallet prior to the completion of full node synchronization. My coins are not visible and synchronization is very slow for me, currently 5 days with still ...
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GUI Wallet not syncing and Coins not appearing in wallet

I have downloaded Monero gui 0.10.3.1-beta 2 wallet. I sent coins to my wallet from an exchange prior to the wallet finishing syncing. My coins are not visible in my wallet. It has been 4 days and ...
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Is it ok to use same wallet on multiple devices

Would it be ok to use the same offline wallet, i.e generated from same mnemonic seed, on multiple devices?
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Monero GUI 2 on tails os text not visible issue

On running monero wallet on tails os the text is not visible.
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Monero GUI on Linux Mint - how to open wallet file from a separate device / USB stick

With the CLI wallet, I can access the wallet file in the same directory, on a USB, due to using the cd command to /media/devicename. However, the GUI does not seem to recognise devices, to open the ...
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Why is Monero GUI stuck when it says it's syncing?

Save a newbie of Monero and Linux. I'm running Ubuntu and Monero 'Wolfram Warptangent' (v0.10.3.1-release). Network status is green and says synchronizing, but blocks remaining moves up 1 every so ...
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do i need to remember the password for wallet recovery?

trying to clarify something. To recover a wallet I just need my 25 mnemonic seed correct? I don't need the password right? thanks
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GUI wallet stopped syncing

I opened the gui wallet after a month of not using it. It started syncing for a day but then just stopped. It says it is connected and syncing but stays at the same last block. I have restarted it ...
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Monero GUI Beta 2 Window Covering Entire Screen (Linux, Arch x64)

When running the Beta 2 release of GUI on Arch Linux x64 the window is too big and it covers my entire screen! What can I do to fix this?
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Verifying GUI Seed is Correct

I setup a GUI wallet, wrote down the 25 word mnemonic seed. I loaded the block chain, which took a couple days and did a test of 2 monero. I restored a wallet from the 25 word mnemonic seed to verify ...
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GUI Beta 2 error on login: std::bad_alloc -

I got the GUI BETA 1 and get this error message while trying to login on my wallet. How do I upgrade to BETA 2 safely and what shall I backup? I have my seedwords but I figure out that I could switch ...
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Has a Monero GUI ever been hacked and the coins stolen? [closed]

Just as the title states. Has someone had the misfortune of this occurring?
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Newbie, tracing/understanding transactions

Am I correct? I see in my transaction "From Block" these things: Hash IDon'tKnowIfIShouldObscureThis Height 1317365 (437 confirmations) Timestamp (UTC) 2017-05-24 18:40:59 (15 hours ago) In my ...
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How can I set up cold storage and sign transactions offline? [duplicate]

Need 10 upvotes to post the response with links etc...
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GUI Wallet History Intact but Zero Balance?

I'm encountering a new problem with the GUI wallet. I have not yet gone through the process of trying to restore the wallet from seed and hope I don't have to. At one point today, I looked at my ...
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How to send a raw transaction directly without sanity checks

Would be possible to create a transaction without doing sanity checks? In GUI/CLI normally it would check if there are enough monero in the wallet or it has been unlocked. Is there a way to broadcast ...
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Monero GUI wallet not syncing

I am running windows 10 on a surface pro 4. I have 8506 blocks left and counting up. It is the newest version of the GUI. Is there a way a way I can sync up through a different localhost maybe? I am ...
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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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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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How does sending transactions to myself reduce privacy?

And what is the best way to eliminate this reduction in privacy? For example, if I send txs through another wallet, does that fix the problem?
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Getting rid of old transactions

A few times I have attempted to send Monero, but the fee was too small, so I now have a bunch showing "Pending" I have already resent them with higher fees successfully. But now Im afraid that they ...
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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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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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GUI halts synchronizing blocks, throwing 'unexpected recv fail'

On Ubuntu 16.10 x64 and GUI wallet 0.10.3.1-beta2, I run start-gui.sh. My blockchain is a bit behind, so it shows synchronizing with 20992 blocks remaining. However, this number increases instead of ...
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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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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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How to restore a wallet on the Monero GUI

using the Monero GUI app, am I able to restore a wallet that I didn't create on the Monero GUI app? For example, can I restore a wallet that i made on mymonero.com onto the Monero GUI? I'm getting ...
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Missing monero sent from one GUI wallet to another

Newb here So I've installed and fully synced a GUI wallet on my desktop PC and one on my laptop, it's been 12 hours after sending all my monero from my desktop to my laptop and it still hasn't ...
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How is building the GUI from source different from building monerod/CLI?

Since I've been building monerod/CLI from source since before the GUI wallet was released, I already have a fully populated monero directory with my wallet and everything else that gets installed in ...
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What calculation/process is being carried out regarding the syncing process

What calculation/process is being carried out within the gui, regarding the syncing process of the block chain for running a full node?
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Problems setting gui wallet on Tails

I get these two situations... If I try to run the wallet gui file with that command, it shows as following: amnesia@amnesia:~/Persistent/Tor Browser/monero-wallet-gui$ ./monero-wallet-gui ./monero-...
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Why not include a README.TXT in the GUI Wallet Beta zip file?

Consider adding a README.TXT to the Monero GUI wallet that contains some helpful hints on getting started, it could even just be a handful of URLs. It'd be a bonus if it explained some of the ...
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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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Why does the address change after putting it in the GUI wallet's address book?

I used the GUI wallet's address book to store an address. When I added the address, the address was changed. It went from 4Gdo... to 46w8M... the monero was sent and is confirmed on the blockchain, ...
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Clean up Monero on Mac OSX

I used monero before the GUI came out. Whenever a new version came out I created a new folder in my home directory and as far as I remember copied the wallet files into the new folder and never ...
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How to fix blank gui wallet splash screen? [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Windows x64 wallet but when I run the monero-wallet-gui.exe, the splash screen is a blank white borderless windows and stops there. I downloaded a couple times with same result, ...
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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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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 get the TX Key from the GUI Wallet?

I'm trying to verify a payment but I'm not sure how to get the TX Key from my history on Monero Wallet GUI.
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Can the GUI daemon and the CLI daemon share the same data-dir at the same time?

Can the GUI daemon and the CLI daemon share the same data-dir at the same time? Both running simultaneously?
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Will future GUI and CLI releases remain seperate?

The GUI beta includes the Monero daemon and other components used in Wolfram Warptangent. In the future, will the GUI and CLI point releases remain separate or will they be packaged together? What ...

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