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questions about available commands for monerod (previously called bitmonerod)

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How to enable pruning in the command line of the monero blockchain in version v0.14.1?

Monero v0.14.1 has just been released with pruning. How does one activate it in the command line for ubuntu?
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transaction verification failed on monero-blockchain-import

I am new to monero. I'm running version: Monero 'Boron Butterfly' (v0.14.0.2-release) on Arch Linux I started with the following steps: wget -c --progress=bar https://downloads.getmonero.org/...
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Location of merkleroot per block / block header

Is it possible to acquire the merkleroot per block with rpc command or core command? Why is the merkleroot not included in the block header in the cns003.txt? I see the transaction hashes are ...
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Is there a transaction time lock mechanism in Monero?

In Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies, we can create and sign a transaction that will not be valid until after a certain period of time. This is often used to lock down money used in a protocol ...
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How to get the time at which a transaction was added to the pool?

Can we get information about when a transaction was added to the pool and also when it was mined into a block? Is there a demon RPC to get that. Or is it generally stored in the block header?
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Get public key of tx that currently in txpool

Can someone tell me how I can get list of public keys of the transactions, which are currently in the txpool and has not yet been mined? That is, I am interested in how to get this information out of ...
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Error calling RPC method create_wallet with curl

I have a remote node setup with RPC enabled and restricted_rpc set to false. I am trying to create a new wallet remotely, but I'm getting the response: Error: method not found curl -u 123:abc--digest ...
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How do I convert my old v0.13 node to a v0.14 pruned node when I already have the full 65gb downloaded?

I run monerod via the Ubuntu command line. I'm on v0.13 and I want to prune my Monero node's database and take advantage of the v0.14 features. How can I do this? What command do I need to type?
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How to create and sign a monero transaction by hand

As the title states... what I mean is what does the json/rpc command look like and can someone give an example and explain it? I would like to use RPC to get blockchain information, then manually ...
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How do I gracefully stop the monerod daemon process?

I started monerod as a background daemon with the --detach flag. Suppose I want to restart my computer, how do I gracefully stop the process? Can I just kill it? Thanks in advance.
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Connecting Monero Light Wallet on Tails with Remote Node

I have downloaded Monero Command Line Interface on Tails and I tried connecting it to a remote node with this command as described here: https://github.com/monero-project/monero Command: sudo ...
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Running a Monero Node on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) with no incoming connections

Is there any point in having monerod daemon running all the time without any open ports for incoming? Does it still help the Monero network by providing a node or is it pointless? I am unable to ...
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Meaning of monerod status command output

I use Monero 'Lithium Luna' (v0.12.3.0-release) CLI only. I would really like to know the meaning of a status command output line like this: Height: 146124/146124 (100.0%) on stagenet, mining at 36 H/...
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allow access to the daemon for everyone

I want to make my daemon accessible to anyone, is there an additional command besides this? --confirm-external-bind --rpc-access-control-origins are there other additions that I have to use? the ...
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How do I start using Monero with the command line tools?

If you need to use the Monero command line tools, how do I get started with Monero?
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Understanding get_block Blob data?

I am trying to understand what is contained in the blob portion of the rpc response to get_block. In the daemon rpc docs for block 912345 the blob response is: "...
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Getting notified about a new block on the Monero blockchain

Is there any method, other than polling, to subscribe to new blocks being published on the Monero network? I want to get notified whenever a new block is published on the network on my app.
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For the CLI wallet, how can I teach myself all that it can do?

Monero has motivated me to get interested in Linux. I'm relatively inexperienced with Linux. To those more experienced, this question may seem like a silly one. I expect I'm not the only Linux n00b ...
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What is the importance of 'save' command in monerod?

I am trying to sync the wallet using monerod (and was also playing with the commands) when i came to notice a "save" option when i type 'help'. what is the use of it or is there any use of it because ...
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Automate mining on windows

I am running mining on Windows 10 Pro in Microsoft Azure using MSYS2 MinGW 64-bit. My process to mine currently is: OPEN a MSYS2 terminal (lets call this MSYS2 A), navigate to appropriate directory ...
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Who gets monero transaction fees?

I am running a monero node and I would like to know where do the Monero transaction fees go ? Do I need to set something into the monerod node setup to receive transaction fees ?
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Explore Monero Blockchain in Ubuntu

Can someone tell me step by step approach to explore Monero Blockchain in Ubuntu? From the beginning. Is there any way explore it with the terminal to see inside each block? Like what is the index of ...
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Error starting monerod

When running ./monerod --offline I get the following output. Running on Windows 10 Pro in Microsoft Azure using MSYS2 MinGW 64-bit The error messages are in bold. monerod does not run. 2018-07-04 ...
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monerod block height is 1,500,000 - How do i pop off 100,000 blocks and start syncing at 1,400,000 instead?

What is the monerod command to pop off a certain amount of blocks? Say I am at block 1.5 million and I want to start from 1.4 million instead. What is the monerod command for this?
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More detailed explanations for the db-sync-mode parameters? (i.e. safe, fast, fastest; sync, async; and nblocks_per_sync)

Can someone give more detailed explanations on what the various db-sync-mode parameters actually do in monerod and monero-blockchain-import, and why one might select each of them? (i.e. safe, fast, ...
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Setting up monero blockchain explorer on unbuntu 16.04

I am trying to setup Monero blockchain explorer on Ubuntu 16.04 by following this github repo. I have checkout monero v0.12.1.0 but I am facing this error while running make command /usr/bin/ld: /...
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How to set up a node to V7 Hard fork in testnet?

I need to test an app running a node in V7 on testnet, avoiding Bulletproofs so i can have a clean v7 blockchain. I have a node based on Master's code running on testnet but in some point starts to ...
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How to create multiple addresses in a single wallet using Monero-JSON-RPC?

I have few questions related monero payment gateway. 1.) If I want to create more than one address in single wallet using JSON-RPC, then how to do it? I have created integrated address but it does ...
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How can I stop Monero wallet safely?

How can I stop Monero wallet safely? I can't stop the wallet using exit command. When I check network connections by using: netstat -pnt It always shows some monero connection details. Can anyone ...
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What are spans (as seen in the output of sync_info)?

Running sync_info inside the monerod prompt outputs something similar to this (IPs and other information redacted/modified for privacy reasons): Height: ., target: 1486690 (.%) Downloading at . kB/s ...
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Monerod rpc method getblock - blob data

https://getmonero.org/resources/developer-guides/daemon-rpc.html Using the monerod json rpc, we can get the blob data for a specific block. curl -X POST http://127.0.0.1:18081/json_rpc -d '{"jsonrpc"...
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Monero cli transfer command set lower transaction fee

Using the monero cli with the transfer command. transfer 48aBif46.....Ab1d .001 How can you set a custom transaction fee? What if I made the transaction fee .000001 or even zero?
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Monero v0.11.1.0 CLI Permission denied

Hi I'm on a Mac and am upgrading my monerno CLI wallet version to v0.11.1.0. I copied the guide here how to upgrade monero wallet to v0.11.1.0 but when I type this on terminal window ./moneroD I get ...
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Mining from monero-wallett-cli

I have a question about mining with moderod. If I mine from monerod, I must specify wallet address and cpu core to use, but if I mine from monero-wallet-cli, a 'start_mining' command is enough. So, ...
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How can I see my hash rate?

I am solo mining using monerod. When I run './monerod show_hr', I am told 'Hash Rate Logging is on', but I can't find the files. Where are they stored in Ubuntu 14.04? Also, is it possible to ...
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xmr-stak-cpu on Ubuntu 14.04 compilation issue

I'm trying to install xmr-stak-cpu on Ubuntu 14.04 following steps described in the installation TXT file: https://github.com/fireice-uk/xmr-stak-cpu/blob/master/LINUXCOMPILE.md But executing make ...
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Running monero service on WIN10 with custom --data-dir

After few hours of trying, I'm unable to run: monerod --start-service --data-dir x:\mydir\monerodir Prior this, service is installed with monerod --install-service and this part goes fine. Also, I'...
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Safely stopping Monero daemon sync (monerod)

I finally got the blockchain syncinc good... I am just wondering if there is a special way to stop the blockchain sync so you can do it again later from where you stopped it? last time I did this, it ...
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Problems with daemon syncing past block 1341326

I just noticed that my daemon has not been able to sync past block 1341326. A little investigation shows my node reporting that I'm behind by so many blocks, and then randomly it will say that I'm so ...
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What does the “default” priority (priority = 0) do in monero-wallet-cli?

Here's a paste selection from the set command in monero-wallet-cli. priority [0|1|2|3|4] - default/unimportant/normal/elevated/priority fee With priority set to 0, what does that actually mean in ...
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Export Last N block

It is possible to export the first N blocks using option --block-stop in monero-blockchain-export. Is it possible to export the last N blocks ?
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Question on understanding monerod command Flush_txpool and the bug that resulted

Now that I've been running a node consistently now, I've been trying to understand the commands given listed in 'help'. Recently, I noticed a tx id that has sat in the mempool for over a day. First, ...
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Why isn't safe sync mode enabled by default?

Currently, people need to manually type "save" in the daemon when they want to save the blockchain. Why doesn't the daemon have the option --db-sync-mode safe enabled by default? This way new users ...
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How can I check if my node allows incoming connections?

So I finally setup my own Monero full node, and forwarded the port 18080 to my internal host. How can I check in the monerod log output that the node allows incoming connections? How long does it ...
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Purpose of rescan_spent command

What is the purpose of the rescan_spent command? Once I spend an output, why would I need to scan my spent outputs to search for it again?
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fast_exit mechanism

According to the Wolfram Warptangent, Point Release 1 notes, Monero has killed off the old fast_exit mechanism, which caused more issues than anything else What issues did the fast_exit mechanism ...
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As of 0.10.1.0, how do you use monero-wallet-rpc?

Once updating to version 0.10.1.0, in addition to monero-wallet-cli, there is monero-wallet-rpc. What is the difference in usage between the two? What type of commands/arguments that were run ...
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If I wanted to run a Monero node would I be able to limit the number of inbound connections?

I remember trying to set one up before and one of the issues I had was trying to limit the number of inbound connections. edit: by connections, I am referring to the number of peers connected at one ...
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Saving the blockchain with monerod

Is there any difference in how the save and exit commands save the blockchain? Is there any benefit in using the save command before using exit to close bitmonerod? What is the danger is closing ...
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What is the best way to pop the top block from the monero blockchain and fix a bad “unknown top block” error in the sync data process?

It appears whilst syncing the blockchain the computer halted resulting in a bad block at the top of the chain. After restarting no more blocks are being added and just repeated errors. There is ...