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Can you erase old addresses you've used in your GUI wallet?

There's old addresses in my GUI wallet that were used for sending, receiving, are over a year old, wont ever be used again and I cant see how to delete them from the GUI. Should I keep them? I don't ...
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How do I get my Cake Wallet to sync?

Recently I created a Cake Wallet account and sent Monero to it. However, whenever I try to sync it, it continues to say "Starting Sync." I have tried connecting it to various different ...
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creating monero wallet on ledger nano x [duplicate]

it seems that I can't open the wallet after creating it. In the end, it asks: "please enter wallet password for admin". I enter the same password used when creating the wallet but it doesn't ...
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What is with the amounts of Monero in getbalance?

https://www.getmonero.org/resources/developer-guides/wallet-rpc.html#get_balance Why does it say 157443303037455077? Is that an encoded amount or does someone really have that much monero?
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Monero GUI Freezes when Creating New Wallet

I’ve downloaded the most current version of Monero GUI. When I’m going through the prompts, the program freezes every time I select “Create a new wallet.” It happens even in the low graphics mode. ...
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How do I connect to a wallet by mnemonic via JavaScript? (to get account balance, for instance)

I've successfully created all the account "bits" from mnemonic (generated here for tests): const monerojs = require("monero-javascript"); const mnemonic = ... const moneroNetwork =...
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Viable Australian method for deposit/withdrawal? [duplicate]

New to crypto, but after doing months of research I think Monero is a stellar investment. Unfortunately in Australia regulators have made it very difficult to trade it, none of our exchanges allow for ...
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MyMonero / XMRWallet API documentation

I cannot run my own node for hardware reasons. But I need to validate / manage payments and create new addresses. I would like to replace monero-wallet-rpc with a web based wallet. But where can I ...
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Trouble retrieving XMR [duplicate]

I recently used godex.io to exchange my BTC for XMR. I just created the wallet using Monero for Tails. Godex shows the transaction as “completed” but the XMR isn’t showing up in my wallet. I contacted ...
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Keys file can't restore - "couldn't open wallet: internal error: failed to deserialize keys buffer"

I created the keys file sometime around 2016-2017. It doesn't have a password. It was originally named "wallet". I renamed it to "monerowallet.keys". I open the latest official ...
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Can Monero provide anonymity when buying and selling NFTs?

Please forgive my noobness, but I have basic questions about Monero's privacy when going between currencies. Let's say a have two artist personas I want to sell NFTs under, but I don't want their ...
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Monero wallet not showing funds after sync [duplicate]

I sent some funds from local monero to my Gui wallet on whonix (latest update). The funds were sent before the wallet was synced or connected to any node. I am now connected to a remote node and it ...
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I tried to create a new address in my wallet which it did then when I sent the Monero to the address the address disappeared from my wallet [duplicate]

As stated in the title, I tried to create a new address within my own desktop wallet it gave me the key to send the Monero which I did then when I refreshed my wallet the new address it had given me ...
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getmonero gui wallet password does not work

I have a trezor model t hard wallet connected to a getmonero.org gui wallet. I have the password to the wallet written down. I am putting in the correct password but keep getting a message "...
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Mempool data transfer

Does the daemon exchange mempool data with the wallet during initial synchronization? Is it possible to disable mempool data transfers and only transfer blocks?
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How to decrypt a wallet

I'm trying to implement a wallet reader in node.js. My goal is to move the core wallet RPC server to the node.js server, by implementing the monero-cli wallet decryption code. Resources Here are some ...
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Forgot GUI password, restored through Ledger, but no funds available [duplicate]

I forgot my GUI password to access my xmr funds. I went through the route of Restoring a wallet from device while ledger was plugged into my computer. Once account was restored i had no XMR funds ...
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RE:Monero GUI - "Start Mining" greyed out

Excuse the noobness. I have installed Monero GUI Wallet on a persistent TAILS OS USB bootable drive. I have downloaded the Monero Blockchain and fully synhronized the Wallet and Daemon. All working ...
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How do you store seed phrases for multiple wallets?

Let's say you have not just a hardware wallet but multiple software wallets. How do you store your seed phrases? Steel plates are a good solution but often a headache to stamp and store. Has anyone ...
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Can you lose your mined XMR from a pool?

In the past I had generated a wallet and used that address to mine in a pool (minexmr). I had mined for a couple of months and I remember that I gather a "substantial" amount. However, I ...
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Wallet Balance Incorrectly Displays 0, missing Transaction Keys?

My wallet is unusable at the moment, and sending xmr results in an doublespend error. Transaction Amount for Sent tx "unknown amount" as the amount of xmr sent. This "unknown amount&...
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Logic behind selecting even square root for fe_sqrtm1 = sqrt(-1)

That is the logic behind selecting even square root for fe_sqrtm1 = sqrt(-1) x = sqrt(-1) x = 547cdb7fb03e20f4d4b2ff66c2042858d0bce7f952d01b873b11e4d8b5f15f3d x = ...
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JS implementation of ge_fromfe_frombytes_vartime

I'm working on JS implementation of Monero wallet. I got stuck with the ge_fromfe_frombytes_vartime method. Original code: https://github.com/monero-project/monero/blob/v0.17.1.9/src/crypto/crypto-...
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Monero coins locked after sending money

My whole balance locked after sending money. I have read about monero locking balance on the internet. Balance blocking is only monero blockchain feature or all cryptocurrencies? Bitcoin locks money ...
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Change over to 'Create new wallet from hardware' after install [duplicate]

I installed the Monero GUI on Linux (Mint) just using the 'Create new wallet' option, but I made a mistake and now I need to switch it to 'Create new wallet from hardware'. How can I do that? Do I ...
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Can't install Monero wallet, tried everything

I can't install Monero wallet. Error message is " error writing wallet from h/ware device,wrong device status" I have tried everything. Latest version 17.1.4 . Monero app installed on my ...
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Does Monero still use chacha for wallet encryption?

With the advent of RandomX has Monero created an encryption scheme that use it for key derivation? Also how does/did chacha8 work is there a whitepaper one can read?
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How do I get a testnet wallet in Monero GUI?

I just need a testnet wallet. The testnet wallet can be any. If this is possible I want to access it from XMR GUI Wallet
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I cannot recreate/ open my ledger wallet, whats wrong?

i have already carried out your advise to the question , how do i restore/recreate my ledger wallet. but it still does not open? the message 'error writing wallet from hardware device. check ...
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How to run Monero as a private chain or a similar mode?

I am using msys2, am on a LAN and I don't want to connect to the public Monero network. My aim is to study Monero and so want to run it in a private chain mode or similar. So how can I run it like ...
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Monero GUI wallet blocks wont sync and now my funds are missing

I have had monero GUI for about 6 months time and i have used it a bit for sending XMR. A few days ago my GUI didnt want to finalize synch with DAEMON. it kept loading and "crashing" and ...
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How can I add Monero to wallets such as Atomic/Exodus/Coinomi using the ERC-20 Eth contract address?

How can one add a cryptocurrency or token to a non-custodial wallet such as Atomic, Coinomi or Exodus using the ERC-20 contract address instead of storing them online to avoid loss due to hacking or ...
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Is it a bad idea to use CpuLimit with Monero software?

CpuLimit is a Linux program that sends SIGSTOP and SIGCONT signals to a program to throttle it's CPU usage. I have a Monero service that keeps wallets in sync by opening them, syncing them, and ...
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How to open a Monero CLI wallet by specifying the wallet name?

I have wallet file. How I can open it from command line parameters?
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Does the coin support HD wallets, and if so, which derivation scheme?

Can you tell me which derivation scheme is used in Monero, as BIP32/44 is well defined for ECDSA only and not for EdDSA?
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How to view properties of a wallet opened with the monero-wallet-cli

How does one view the properties of a wallet opened with the monero-wallet-cli to be able to change settings like ask-password and refresh-from-block-height?
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Generate a wallet file from a spend key in the command line using the CLI wallet in a "non-interactive" way for scripting purpose

I have a monero spend key and I want to generate a new wallet file using the CLI, but I want to do it in an non-interactive way so I can use this same command in my scripts. I tried doing: monero-...
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Why importing wallet from file doesn't work?

I borrowed a Windows computer from someone and used monero-wallet-gui on it to create a wallet stored in the default location of %USERPROFILE%\MONERO. I then copied the wallet directory from %...
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Missing money in wallet´s

I send monero to my wallet . hash 6f314eec2c6954b666033142e16071d9abdff12334848a81b1cea523a957cda4, amount 1.42048 xmr . then i send it to my cold wallet hash ...
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Can't create new wallet via RPC

I tries create new wallet from bash, but when i call create_wallet request is freezed and wallet-rpc writes: 2019-09-30 09:30:08.230 T [sock 0x561888dca810] new connection from 127.0.0.1:57864 INC to ...
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Transfer problems between exchange and wallet

Using x64 14.1, gave exchange my primary address to send (my first) xmr to my wallet. Tutorials say that the transfer is seamles but got msg from exchange-"This is a friendly reminder that your ...
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Pregenerate 1000 subaddresses from your monero private key?

Is there a way to pre-generate 1000 subaddresses from your monero private key? And then say I sent some xmr to the 979th subaddress, would the wallet see it or do I need to do something first?
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Missing transaction. XMR sent to Monerujo wallet

I have a basic understanding and ability to deal with a number of cryptocurrencies and recently decided to acquire a small amount of Monero. I purchased via Binance and found a wallet (Monerujo), that ...
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Is the wallet address and generated account address the same?

I have already looked at these questions / answers: Question1, Question2, Answer, and now have the following understanding about Monero wallets, accounts and addresses: We can create wallet which ...
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How is Poloniex keeping track of their user's Monero balances when they do not use any Payment ID's?

When using poloniex, they issue a monero address to each user without the payment id's. How are they scanning so many user's monero private keys at once? I can't imagine them loading 1000s of wallet ...
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What is the difference between simplewallet, wallet and wallet2?

There seems to be 3 variations of wallets in the Monero code. I could not find "wallet" so I'm unsure it exists, unless wallet2 refers to being a second wallet but not a simple one?
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Using monero-php, I am getting "Method not found" when calling open_wallet

I want to open my Monero testnet wallet via a php script using a remote node but it's returning: "Method not found". Here is the code I am using: $hostname = 'node.xmr.to'; $port = '28081'; $...
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How does address recovery work?

I have a secret key pair (from a wallet.keys file or derived from a seed-phrase). I'm researching the subaddress recovery process from those keys. I heard about BIP32-similar methods in Bitcoin. I ...
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Connect to a LOKI remote node when using the CLI wallet

What is the command to connect to a LOKI remote node if I do not want to download the entire LOKI blockchain? I am using the ubuntu cli wallet.
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How to generate a Monero wallet programatically?

I want to generate both the monerowallet and monerowallet.keys files, but I can't find any resources on how to do it. The cli tools offer a --generate-new-wallet, but it requires manual overhead and ...
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