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

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How do I utilize blockchain pruning in the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

According to the release notes GUI v0.14.1.0 includes blockchain pruning. How do I utilize this feature with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?
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What are the shortcuts available in the official GUI?

What are the shortcuts that I can use in the official GUI ?
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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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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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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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Does using a remote node provide risks to anonymity?

If I were to use a remote node for monero GUI (latest version), would I risk privacy issues? If so, what can be done to minimize these issues? Thanks in advance.
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Stuck at “creating transaction”

I'm trying to send funds but when I press "send", a new window titled "Creating transaction" pops up with a nonstop running circle hanging there forever.... I've tried twice and it's the same. The ...
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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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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 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, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

According to the release notes v0.12.2.0 includes Ledger support. How do I, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?
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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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What happens to XMR sent to an unexisting address? Is it sent back?

What happens to XMR sent to an unexisting address? Is it sent back? Is it lost forever, but if yes where does it go? It still has to show up somewhere in the blockchain...
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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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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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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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My antivirus (AV) software blocks / quarantines the Monero GUI wallet, is there a work around I can utilize?

I downloaded the Monero GUI wallet. However, my antivirus (AV) software blocks / quarantines the Monero GUI wallet. Is there a work around I can utilize?
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How can I save the destination address of my transaction?

From Reddit: I might be mistaken, but I read once that there is a flag that 'saves' the destination address of your transactions in your wallet file. I am not sure if it's the actual address that ...
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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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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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Which directory does monero-blockchain-import, by default, use to store the imported blockchain?

I am not sure if this makes sense or not. I was using an old version of the Monero GUI and I was stuck at block 140001. I thought it was a sycning problem so I downloaded the raw blockchain from ...
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How do I change the language of the 25 word mnemonic seed in the GUI or CLI?

How can I change the wallet variant (language) of the monero GUI wallet? The real question behind this is that I have a seed in a different language than English. I will have a problem if I want to ...
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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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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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Multiple accounts in the same wallet

In many questions here, I have found people talk of 'multiple accounts' or of a wallet with multiple accounts. I examined the Monero GUI Wallet, but I don't see an option for handling multiple ...
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How do I, on Windows, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

According to the release notes v0.12.2.0 includes Ledger support. How do I, on Windows, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?
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Is my monero core wallet seed password compatible when using android monerujo app?

Can I use my same seed phrase from monero core on the monerujo app?
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The GUI uses all my bandwidth and I can't browse anymore or use another application that requires internet connection

Per title, the GUI uses all my bandwidth and I can't browse anymore or use another application that requires internet connection. How do I resolve this?
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Is it safe to leave “back ground mining” on as long as I want too?

I know that the "back ground mining" option with the new 0.11.0.0 version of Monero Core is 'experimental', but is it relatively safe to leave on and not worry about your computer over heating? ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the monero stagenet?

Realised there was no SE question for what the 'stagenet' is when setting up a monero wallet via the gui or CLI. From my understanding the stagenet is a sandbox environment similar to testnet but is ...
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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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If I compile monerod from source, do I also have to compile the GUI to use the GUI?

I monerod running on headless node in my home. Let's say I want to use the GUI wallet as a light wallet on a different computer in my home, and I'll just use the node's daemon/blockchain. Is the ...
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Minimum amount of keys needed to recover funds?

Is it possible to recover all your xmr funds from providing only your private spend key? Or do you need the private view key too? What is the minimum one needs to sweep all coins out from an address? ...
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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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How can I rename the wallet?

Taken from /r/MoneroSupport: How can I rename my Monero wallet in the GUI or CLI? Can I just rename the wallet file, the *.address.txt file, and *.keys file?
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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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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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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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Monero wallet stuck synchronising at 39680 using windows

One time for less than an hour, the "Blocks Remaining" were actively counting-down. I have restarted both the daemon and the GUI Wallet several times. I have also left them both up and running for ...

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