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

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Monero RPC over SSL for client and server

I am trying to setup an RPC connection between monerod and monero-wallet-cli over SSL. For monerod, the recommended way seems to be to use nginx as a reverse proxy and add SSL support there. How do I ...
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Why does Monero GUI kill my internet connection?

I sync and I sync, for like 36 hours now to an SSD. Seems like the internet connection goes offline for the majority of the time I run the daemon. Turn the daemon off, internet comes back on. Any ...
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Monero MalwareBytes Blocked IP Address

I run Malwarebytes and I consistently get this error message when I run Monero Gui Wallet. Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Protection Event Date: 2/18/17 Protection Event Time: 10:05 ...
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wallet encryption [duplicate]

When I created a Wallet in Monero GUI there are three files that are created : wallet, wallet.address, wallet.keys. How could I read wallet.keys I think it is using some kind of encryption like AES, ...
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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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Fail to execute Monero GUI

Monero GUI gives me error system when trying to launch. "api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-2-0.dll missing on your computer" Now when looking for solutions online I found this on the official Microsoft ...
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Synchronising Blocks on Wallet restore from Seed

I'm restoring a wallet from a 25 word mnemonic, I have the block chain on my Mac already... (using GUI beta1). The GUI seems to be "synchronising blocks"... looking at my network activity it seems to ...
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How do I start the GUI for a testnet wallet?

I started the Monero Wallet GUI and ticked the Testnet checkbox at the opening page. I imported the testnet wallet from file, that was created in the CLI. After entering the password, I get the ...
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Fastest way to sync and start using Monero GUI wallet?

What is the fastest way to sync and start using Monero GUI wallet and how to do it? If anyone has tried various methods, what is the different time taken for each method to start using Monero GUI ...
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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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Why does my Monero wallet refresh so slowly?

Refreshing a wallet generated from MyMonero private keys, it is refreshing at a rate that will take hours to complete. I use CTRL-c to stop the refresh and it helps by then moving to a higher block ...
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New GUI balance not showing?

I moved a good amount of monero from poloniex to the GUI. It looks like it is fully synced but it still shows my old balance. Confirmed the withdrawal on Polo and it is marked complete as of 45 min ...
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“waiting on daemon synchronization to finish” Issue

In the GUI, it pops up "waiting on daemon synchronization to finish" but has been saying this for over an hour now. Am I being too impatient? In the past, it usually syncs up in a couple minutes. I am ...
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Lost monero money after switching wallets

I am a monero noob, please help. I could not send funds from my MyMonero wallet, so as everyone suggested I imported the keys in the Monero GUI wallet. Problem is, it shows a 0 balance. When I tried ...
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Getting Monero GUI running on ubuntu

When attempting to run the start-gui.sh in terminal I am receiving: This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platforms plugin "xcb". Reinstalling the application may ...
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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 will users be notified of future updates to the beta GUI wallet?

Is the GUI wallet able to automatically check for updates and advise users to download the latest version, or will future updates be announced elsewhere?
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Why does it take about 5 minutes for a transaction to register on the network?

I've noticed that a transaction will not register in a receiver's wallet for about 5 minutes after being sent. In Bitcoin, it is registered immediately and then you wait for confirmations. My question ...
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Is it normal that the daemon log in the GUI shows 290 days AHEAD?

Is it normal that the daemon log shows 290 days ahead?
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In the beta GUI wallet, what levels of mixin are offered by the sliding Privacy bar?

In the GUI wallet, under the "Send" tab, does the sliding bar labelled "Privacy" refer to the level of mixin? If so, what level of mixing is provided by the "Low", Medium" and "High" options?
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GUI wallet did not receive transfer despite confirmation from shapeshifter [duplicate]

So I tried to transfer funds from shapeshifter to monero gui wallet. The shapeshift website that the transaction was completed. But the funds never showed up. I asked the support of ShapeShifter to ...
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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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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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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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Laptop has to go to service center - delete GUI?

my new laptop's battery is screwed and I have to take it back for a replacement - recently downloaded GUI and transferred a decent level of Monero into it. Before taking to the service center should ...
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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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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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Should one disable the Windows firewall for the Monero Wallet GUI?

I have read a report on Reddit for this YouTube video that some users apparently need to disable their Windows firewall in order to be able to use the Monero Wallet GUI. Is that really needed? I'm ...
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Start Daemon Not Working in my GUI?

When I start the daemon from the GUI, it almost immediately turns itself off and I get the following in the log. Can someone translate this into layman's terms? Thanks: 2017-Jan-03 19:25:27.197263 ...
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GUI Wallet and Daemon?

It's not clear to me whether just opening the GUI wallet and pushing "start daemon" is all one needs to do, or if you also need to run the monerod.exe program? At times I believe I have only opened ...
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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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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 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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GUI on Windows 10 x64 with high DPI screen

OK - so this might be a silly question but I have literally just moved back to windows after 10 years on mac. I've just downloaded the GUI and the daemon is currently synching... BUT the GUI is tiny ...
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GUI build error about “undefined reference”

I followed github's build guide on my ubuntu 14.04 mate x64 Everything looks fine in installing dependencies. No file was modified. Just clone and build. But when I run the build command ./build.sh ...
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Running the GUI on Windows 7 (x64) - Connected daemon is not compatible with GUI

I run the monero-wallet-gui.exe file on Win 7 x64. I am then told that the daemon is not running. I click the start daemon button and it crashes. Then I get the "Connected daemon is not compatible ...
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Does the GUI work on Linux?

I am running Debian and the latest stable version of libstdc++6 (provided by Debian) does not include the versions necessary to run the GUI. CXXABI_1.3.9 and GLIBCXX_3.4.21 I spoke to a friend ...
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When should I choose “MEDIUM” or “HIGH” transaction priority?

In Monero's GUI, monero-wallet-gui, I see a drop-down box for "Transaction priority" with the following options: When should I ever choose anything else but the default value ("LOW")? As far as I ...
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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 LoadLibrary failed with error 1114 on Windows

I am using an HP laptop on Windows 10 x64. I have downloaded the latest beta of the Monero-core GUI from this link. Monero 0.10.1 is fully synchronized and running on my computer, and when I click on ...
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What does this mean: ./monero-wallet-gui: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6: version `CXXABI_1.3.9' not found (required by ./monero-wallet-gui)

When I try to run the GUI, I get these errors: ./monero-wallet-gui: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6: version `CXXABI_1.3.9' not found (required by ./monero-wallet-gui) ./monero-wallet-...
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Importing Wallet into new GUI

So I created a wallet a few weeks back, before the GUI came out. And transported it via the keys file into the GUI. However now the wallet is empty. Waited for the blockchain to synchronize... ...
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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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Is it possible to set the GUI to run over Torsocks?

Hopefully this will be possible and made easy for the user, perhaps with the click of a button?
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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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Missing payment to my Monero Core GUI

I would really appreciate your help in understanding whats happened to a transaction of mine. Ok, so the details: I used Exodus Wallet to send DASH to Shapeshift, in order to Exchange for Monero. I ...
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GUI can not start daemon on OSX

OSX 10.10.5 downloaded Monero GUI, I see "Wallet is not connected to daemon", when I click on start daemon, I see "Waiting for daemon to start". Then again "Wallet is not connected to daemon" I have ...
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What is a good way to go about translating Monero software to other languages?

Say I wanted to translate the Monero GUI to my language is there a good process for doing that?
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Features and security of new GUI compared to the command line wallet

For those that like the official command line wallet and are comfortable using it, is there any reason to switch to the GUI once released? Does the GUI contain any new features that the command line ...
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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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