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Can Monero transactions contain scripts?

Does Monero contain a scripting system for transactions like Bitcoin does? If so, what OPs does it have and where is it defined? Is it the same script as in Bitcoin or different?
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Is there a way to import the extra info of outgoing transactions to a restored wallet?

Let's say I have a wallet with some outgoing transactions. The transaction history shows the recipients' addresses, the payment ids, etc. Now let's suppose that the wallet file gets corrupted for ...
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How can I get a transaction history of sent and received transfers for my account?

I'm on Monero 'Wolfram Warptangent' (v0.10.0.0-release) and I need to get a complete transaction history of my single account. How can this be done with Monero? Can the cli wallet do this for me?
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Can I manually check consistency of Pedersen Commitments in RingCT?

Even though I fully trust the math behind RingCT and I know no moneroj can be created out of thin air, sometimes I'd like to see for myself the consistency of the Pedersen Commitment before/after any ...
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Why do I see only one transaction key R=rG per transaction while there are multiple output keys P=H(rA)G+B to represent multiple denominations?

As I understand from the whitepaper, the sender picks random r to create one-time output public key P=H(rA)G+B, and the public transaction key R=rG is attached to the transaction data. Since any ...
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Creating and Splitting Transactions

I left a node mining the testnet for a few days and got a bunch of coinbase transactions (close to 1200). I tried doing sweep_all [my address] but that failed: Error: payment id has invalid format, ...
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Is it possible to create a lighter wallet than simplewallet without giving up a view key?

In the question How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?, it was clarified that simplewallet receives the entirety of every block ...
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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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What are the “ingredients” of a key image?

This is a scenario I've come up with to help me understand key images. Let's say I have Wallet 1 and Wallet 2. Wallet 1 has TXO A and TXO B. I send TXO A and TXO B as inputs to Wallet 2. TXO B was ...
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How long is a 'typical' transaction time, and what factors influence this? [duplicate]

I am wondering how long it takes on average for XMR to be sent from one address to another (in particular, because right now BTC takes ages). Also, what factors influence the time? e.g. Mixin level, ...
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Understanding the structure of a Monero transaction

So I am trying to understand how Monero works under the hood, and I was looking at the transaction below. (If you would like to see it in your own daemon, switch to testnet and just type print_tx ...
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Can a new platform / cryptocurrency be built on top of Monero?

Can we build a new platform / cryptocurrency on top of Monero like Counterparty / Factom is built on top of Bitcoin?
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What happens if I try to send money to an invalid address? Do the Monero just disappear?

Say that I want to send money to address 46ABCD, but I incorrectly input 46ABCF, and 46ABCF is an invalid address that no seed will ever generate. Does the protocol automatically reject the ...
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What is the TX key?

What is the TX key? I know it is related to $r$ from the whitepaper, but I'm not sure which number it is. (I'm thinking it is either r, rA, or H(rA)).
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When you sign a Monero transaction, are you signing a hash?

When you are signing a Monero transaction, do you sign the transaction itself, or do you hash the transaction and then sign that?
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Password protection of a transaction

The CryptoNote whitepaper contains this example of application for the transaction script system (in §6.3): Password protection. Possession of a secret password s is equivalent to the knowledge of ...
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How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?

When simplewallet is connected to a local daemon, the data throughput is mostly irrelevant because communication is done completely locally. But I am curious about how much data/information is ...
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How does Monero's transaction fees change according to price?

I understand that Monero uses high xmr/KB fees in order to prevent blockchain bloat, like what happened in the '2014 hack'. If I understand correctly though, Monero will decrease the transaction fees ...
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How much larger are Monero transactions compared to the average Bitcoin transaction?

We know that because of the way Monero's privacy works, transactions are larger than a Bitcoin one, but how much larger on average are they compared to Bitcoin transactions? How will this affect the ...
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How much arbitrary data I can embed in a transaction?

How much arbitrary data I can embed in a transaction? Does Monero have something something similar to Bitcoin's OP_RETURN?

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