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Name of monero daemon (replacing bitmonerod) starting with the v0.10.0 - Wolfram Warptangent - release

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How can I use XMRig to connect to monerod

I have a node running monerod. And have many nodes to run XMRig. How can I start monerod in order to connect XMRig?
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What address does the coinbase transaction come from?

So it is my understanding that all coins come from somewhere, they are not just created out of thin air. The genesis transaction creates the initial supply. All mined coins should then be coming from ...
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monero-wallet-cli and monerod has different block height

Running monero-wallet-cli on macOS gives me this error: The wallet's refresh-from-block-height setting is higher than the daemon's height: this may mean your wallet will skip over transactions The ...
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I don't get a JSON response from the TRANSFER method

I want to transfer money using the transfer method. I run the method and get JSON: { "error": { "code": -17, "message": "not enough money" }, &...
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Why is syncing Monero using a regular rotating disk drive so slow on a VPS?

I managed to find a decent deal on a large 200GB vps for $5, but the only issue is that its on a regular rotating disk and not an SSD. I tried syncing ./monerod and its so slow to sync even 2%. It ...
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Why am I unreachable?

I'm certain the forwarded port of 18081, 18089, 18080 are forwarded to the machine and i've completely disabled windows firewall. Is this my ISP blocking this port? C:\Users\monero-gui-v0.17.2.1>...
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monerod throws Error starting server: Failed to bind IPv4 (set to required)

I started monerod on my linux server to sync the (pruned) blockchain and start working with a wallet. The syncing completed fine. However trying to restart monerod the next day yielded the following ...
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Is this an optimal setup for solo mining XMR?

I know it's possible to solo mine XMR using XMRig through some pools, but I'd like to try to solo mining on my own, with no pools involved. As I have the intention to set up a public full node using ...
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Is there any build options that compiles monerod better optimized for x86-64?

Frustrated in my intention to contribute to the network with a public full node. I encountered lot of problems with the blockchain replication using monerod. I've tried for few days to get monerod ...
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Why does monerod allow mining from a pruned blockchain?

I started a new node from scratch with monerod --prune-blockchain, so when the blockchain was finished syncing, it only took up about 35GB on disk. My understanding is that one of the main tradeoffs ...
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When turning on computer do I have to open my Monerod folder from my files for my GUI wallet to be able to sync or can I just open the GUI wallet?

I have win10, downloaded the GUI and the blockchain into my laptop. Finally got a full node running, even able to mine from the GUI now if I want to! Point is, everything is finally working and ...
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It it "normal" that monerod and monero-wallet-gui are very unstable over torsocks?

I configured a private remote node using the official docs (compiled from source at release-v0.17 on Debian buster). When I run monerod --config-file /home/monero-admin/.monero/monerod.conf, the node ...
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When compiling from source, do we git checkout release-v0.17 or latest (currently v0.17.1.9)?

In the docs, we are told to run git checkout release-v0.17. But according to releases, latest release is currently v0.17.1.9. Which one should be checkout?
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Monerod synchronization very slow on SSD with good network bandwidth

I'm trying to sync local node. I downloaded the monero blockchain.raw file and imported it using monero-blockchain-import. Importing the blockchain took about 5 hours. But for some reasons it imported ...
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Do private remote nodes save any wallet related data to disk?

I am considering setting up my own private remote node. If I connect to that node over Tor using the official GUI wallet running on Tails, is any wallet related data saved to disk on the server ...
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How to back up only new blocks on blockchain using rsync

Using rsync in the normal way copies the entire blockchain to backup every time new blocks are added. To get around this, I used the --append flag, however even though the size of the backup is the ...
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Advantages of using monerod over Tor

According to the README, it seems like only the transactions sent from local RPC to the daemon get propagated through Tor. I am unable to understand why this choice was made/what its advantages may be....
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What is the command to get the block height using the monerod and monero-wallet-cli command?

Is there a way to output the current block height using the monerod and monero-wallet-cli command?
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Monero and Tor onion service

Is it possible to run Monero completely over and as a Tor onion service?
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Does monerod generates new block template on a repeat call of get_block_template?

I want to know if it's safe to assume that multiple calls of get_block_template rpc method will give me the same block template until the blockchain is updated. By updating, I mean the appearance of a ...
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Can Monero recover from an inflation bug event?

Is this scenario likely? An inflation bug is introduced by pushing malicious code / 51% attack on the network by a state level actor Malicious party prints x amount of Monero and then randomly ...
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Help with Troubleshooting Zero Connections to a New Monero Node

New to setting up my own Monero node. Hoping to join the faithful :) I have QNAP NAS which I currently have a successful Docker Bitcoin node running on. I am looking to do the same with Monero. The ...
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How might one stop pruning when started in monerod?

How do I gracefully stop blockchain pruning done by monerod? I have started monerod to update the blockchain and when it finished syncing it I decided to try to save some disk space as the database ...
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Are the blocks mined by a wallet shown as transaction?

How can one be sure that a wallet address has mined 1 or more xmr blocks? Do they show as transactions or is there any way to confirm? I ran a wallet with monero wallet cli and upon running ...
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How to keep Monero daemon from crashing during initial sync?

I found that my Monero GUI wallet keeps crashing during the initial blockchain synchronization, and when I start off from where it crashed, data.mdb in C:\ProgramData\bitmonero\lmdb has been corrupted ...
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Updating Monero GUI after a few years (!) [duplicate]

I bought a little XMR years ago back when the most up-to-date GUI was v0.11.1.0 (running a local node on MacOS). I hadn't touched my XMR balance since and just finally decided to try to update to the ...
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monerod.service: Can't open PID file

I'm using the following guide in order to setup a Monero node on my computer: Monero Node Guide I am on step 4 and when I run sudo journalctl -fu monerod.service I get the following log: monerod....
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How to install/use MoneroPHP on my site?

I have the site xmrto.cash and just want to accept and send XMR. I was told MoneroPHP is a good way to do this but am having trouble just understanding how to install and use it. What is the first ...
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Monerod constantly in sync by lagging behind 2 blocks

I have been running my own Monero Node (Monerod) for some weeks now and it worked perfectly. However, today my Node get stuck in the constant sync limbo at exactly 99.9%. It was always 2 blocks behind ...
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Using a block template to mine

I am a little confused about how I use the block template. I saw this question which leads me to think that perhaps I need to call this function until I get a hash that fits the difficulty. Basically ...
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Coudn't connect to daemon

Wallet do not synchronizing because he couldn't connect to daemon. Win 10. Restore height is 2150000. I tried: Reinstall GUI (I had used latest version (17.4) before, but anyway) Start monerod Resync ...
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Does Monero have an equivalent to Bitcoin's "blocksonly" flag?

I've looked around on reddit and on here and I haven't been able to find any similar flags. Maybe it just doesn't have it?
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How to fix "Exception in main! locale::facet::_S_create_c_locale name not valid" when starting monerod?

If you have upgraded to 17.1.0 of the monero wallet software and run into the error Exception in main! locale::facet::_S_create_c_locale name not valid ... when starting monerod
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Does running 2 Monero nodes behind the same LAN help the Monero network?

I've got two machines running seeds/nodes for other projects, and one of them runs a Monero node as well. If I put a Monero node on the other machine, and it's behind the same IP, does it help the ...
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Monero nodejs mining documentation

I have a simple question. Is there any documentation on how mining software works on Monero with nodejs? Or how should I connect with the blockchain and get some data to process it? I've looked ...
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How does Dandelion work on old nodes?

AFAIK, Dandelion is not a hard-forking addition to Monero. Meaning, there could still be old nodes in the network that do not support it. How does that work? And what impact do old nodes in the ...
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Monero daemon sees deposit but doesnt record it

Coding a wallet for my website. I built a testnet and stagenet wallet. Both versions same issue so I think it's me. Utilizing xmr.to for test coins and the node address. I start the wallet RPC like:...
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Get transaction input ring members as public keys

How can I get transaction ring members using the monerod RPC methods?
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Best computer for mining Monero

Hi I am a newbie in Mining. My question is: which one is the best computer for mining Monero? I know about the electricity costs (for me are extremely low) and I am not interested in become a new ...
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What is the size of the set of spent key images in Monero?

For research purposes, I want to know the following: What is the exact size of the set of already spent key images and how it can be checked? Do we need to download the Monero blockchain to get the ...
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failed to connect to daemon on tails

My cli wallet was working before but now I get the error mesage when I log in (or refresh) that the wallet cannot connect to daemon. Error: wallet failed to connect to daemon: >2xmrnode5itf65lz....
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How to increase monero node connectivity?

I have a server in Germany with a monero node running. 1) I want my node to be informed about the appearance of a new block as faster as possible. 2) I also want other nodes to be quickly informed ...
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How to manually add public nodes to your node?

I want to add peers from a list to my monero node in addition to the nodes to which I am already connected or are connected to me. I'm using monerod.conf file and add remote nodes (found here) to ...
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Can the expected reward from the block template differ from a actual one after mining?

As we know, we can find a value expected_reward in a response of a request getblocktemplate to a monerod. Following the documentation: expected_reward - unsigned int; Coinbase reward expected to be ...
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What's the easiest way to create a unique job for every worker of monero mining pool?

There are several mining pool servers. Each server polls monerod for a new job. I want to generate a unique job on each server for all the workers of my distributed pool. It is very important to ...
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Using the rpc_access_data method Daemon RPC

Monerod command: monerod --rpc-bind-ip 0.0.0.0 --restricted-rpc --confirm-external-bind --public-node --rpc-payment-address xxxxx --rpc-payment-credits 250 --rpc-payment-difficulty 1000 Curl request:...
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What sort of deanonimization attack could someone controlling the majority of nodes pull off?

In the era of Docker containers and how easy it is to spin up potentially thousands of nodes in a minute, what kind of attack could some malicious actor pull off if they performed this? Would ...
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Can someone send monero to my subaddress that starts with "8"?

After I got my wallet onto mainnet, I get an address starts with "8" (normal monero address starts with "4"), and it's a subaddress with a costom label. Can someone send funds to that address?
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How to access to monero rpc from https javascript

I wrote a small javascript to test digest authentication on monerod and monero-wallet-rpc. When running on a http (no tls) website, authentication works, and I get my response. Then trying the same ...
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How do you setup a node to communicate with other nodes only over an anonymous network?

BACKGROUND: My understanding is that at some point in the future i2p will be integrated into monero, so that it is trivial to launch the monerod daemon in such a way that it only communicates with ...
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