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How to check a detached daemon without a wallet?

I have set a Monero node as a service on a virtual machine with --detach option to run it in the background. I can check the service status through Linux command or connect to the node with a wallet. ...
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Low security sync mode?

I'm wondering if anyone has thought about or implemented a low security sync mode? Presumably the client would only need to grab the TX hash, P and R values, and number of outputs, to be able to ...
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Sending Monero to multiple integrated address

We want to transfer monero to multiple integrated address so we dont have extra payment Id . Here we dont want transfer <address_1> <amount_1> <address_2> <amount_2> <...
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Which is the most efficient way to run a Monero full node on a bare-metal hypervisor?

I would like to install a full Monero node on a Proxmox hypervisor. I was wondering what was the best solution (virtual server, LXC container or docker container on top of a VM) and if there were ...
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Monero Fork: Transaction hash is not generated from the wallet RPC

I have forked monero and created a separate chain. When I transfer money using the wallet RPC, money gets transferred and the remaining amount is updated in the balance. Then, the transaction hash is ...
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Monero Fork: Blocks are not mining for more than 20 Hrs

I have forked Monero V0.13.0.4 and changed the network ID and genesis tx. The Blockchain was running fine for a week, after that I noticed that there were some serious delays in the block creation ...
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Will I need to update wallet and miner after the next upcoming (March 2019) fork?

I have read about the next upcoming fork planned for the block 1788000 (around the 9th of March). After that block, will I need to update the Monero daemon, the wallet, or both? And what about the ...
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Unable to connect to monero-wallet-rpc from code

I have run the monero-wallet-rpc using the below command: ./monero-wallet-rpc --rpc-bind-port 8080--rpc-bind-ip 127.0.0.1 --prompt-for-password --wallet-file sample-wallet --rpc-login walletuser:...
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Which CPU/GPU Monero miner for macOS?

I was wondering what would be the best CPU/GPU Monero/cryptonight miner for MacOS. I have an Intel Core i7 CPU and AMD Radeon 460 GPU.
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Is Monero really decentralized, if the dev team can easily change the POW algorithm to fight off ASICs so easily?

With the recent ASICs on the scene as of 2019-Jan, someone managed to create ASICs again for monero and they're able to attain over 50%+ of the network. The monero core devs scheduled a fork only a ...
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Failed to generate new wallet with GUI and Ledger: Unable to enumerate device 11415:11415: NULL device

I just tried to create a wallet but in the window after chosing the location for the wallet file I get this message: failed to generate new wallet: Unable to enumerate device 11415:11415: NULL device ...
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Will the Multisig Messaging System improve Monero security and performance?

I'm trying to understand the incoming MMS (Multisig Messaging System) in Monero. Reading the MMS User Manual, I am thinking that MMS could improve both the security and performance in the next Monero ...
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Why does my Monero wallet refresh so slowly?

Refreshing a wallet generated from MyMonero private keys, it is refreshing at a rate that will take hours to complete. I use CTRL-c to stop the refresh and it helps by then moving to a higher block ...
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Why can I not recover my Monero wallet?

The Monero GUI wallet does not accept my password and I do not have the mnemonic seed or written down keys. I have attempted to recover it using the .keys file, but after choosing "Open wallet from ...
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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

I'm new to the Monero community, but I've successfully mined many other cryptocurrencies. After a couple hours of digging, I could not find a pre-built CPU miner for OSX. Could someone point me in the ...
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What is a payment ID, and why is it used?

Several exchanges require a payment ID for deposits and withdraws. What is a payment ID in Monero, and why is it used?
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What is the best Python library for hashing Cryptonight?

What is the best Python library for hashing Cryptonight hashes and building mining software?
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Can't open GUI wallet with Ledger Nano S after 1.5.5 firmware update

Recently I updated my Ledger Nano S with the 1.5.5 version of firmware. After typing in the GUI password, I am asked to press tick (confirm) button on my Nano S - "Export Key" - in order to open the ...
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Are there any neat tricks to enable SPV like functionality for Monero?

I think one of the biggest things holding Monero back from a user experience standpoint is the need for every user to download a large subset of information each time they want to check their balance. ...
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What exactly do miners communicate with a pool?

What JSON messages are exchanged with the pool, and how does one connect to a pool? With mining.subscribe? I read somewhere that the stratum protocol that CryptoNote coins use is different to, say, ...
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What are some proposed solutions to preventing ASIC's from mining Monero?

Monero forks every 6 months or so to prevent ASICs, but this doesn't fully deter ASICs from being built. Even with the new proposed RandomX pow algo, eventually ASICs will be built. What are some ...
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Acquiring greater than 51% of the Monero network can pose what kind of risks?

As I understand it, if a mining operator was to attain 51% of the network, they can perform a double spend. But would this be detected? And if the same attack was done on Zcash, could it be detected ...
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Can someone show me how to hash with CryptoNight in Python?

I need a Python(2 or 3) Monero miner that outputs hashes to terminal. Please ask me if you need clarification.
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Why does the option “--verify 0” for monero-blockchain-import not work?

When I use the command ./monero-blockchain-import --verify 0 --input-file ./blockchain.raw it says "Failed to parse arguments: unrecognised option '--verify'".
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Monero fork wont mine blocks after height 3062

I have forked Monero and created the genesis block. Everything seems to be working fine till the block height reaches 3062 and then there are no blocks mined after that. Currently, my blockchain is ...
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Monero fork: block creation time fluctuation

I am running a Monero fork(v7) for the past 4 days. I have set the block creation time as 2 minutes but sometimes the blockchain takes more than 30 minutes to create a block. Is this normal behavior? ...
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How can I generate the blockhashing blob for my Python miner?

I am in the works of making a pool-compatable fully python miner, and I need to know how to generate the blockhashing blob for the miner.
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Problem with Ledger Nano S and Monero GUI: Invalid password

When I am using the Monero GUI with a Ledger Nano S, it asks me to "Export View Key", and no matter which I option choose, the wallet responds with "Couldn't open wallet: Invalid password". Does ...
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Securely funding a Monero physical coin

Assume that someone who ordered a physical coin from smoothie either: Lost the funding instructions Received the instructions but wants to verify them in case they were replaced in a MITM attack ...
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How to generate a Monero wallet address with the API?

Can anyone tell me how to generate a Monero wallet address with API??? On the Monero offical website I read that document but I can't understand. If anyone knows, please update....
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Is there a written document or resource about CryptoNight v2?

I am looking for something like this: https://cryptonote.org/cns/cns008.txt It's got a detailed, written explanation and not just code. I am trying to make a miner for learning purposes so I guess ...
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How is code reliability improved?

It seems that blockchain code written in C++ is prone to obscure but serious bugs such as recently seen in Zcoin. I know that rewriting Monero in a safer language is not practical in the short-term, ...
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How does one craft a Monero transaction locally, sign with their private key and then broadcast using javascript?

I'm looking for the specs to craft a Monero transaction and then sign this transaction with my Monero private spend key. Then broadcast this signed transaction to a node. I want to do this in ...
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Monero block explorer, xmrblocks, build failing

I am trying to build the onion Monero blockchain explorer. The build got through to 100% but then fails: Scanning dependencies of target xmrblocks [ 95%] Building CXX object CMakeFiles/xmrblocks.dir/...
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How can I configure a node for use by Monerujo?

I am trying to run my own node for use by Monerujo to connect to, but I'm having a some trouble. If I run the node like this: ./monerod --rpc-bind-ip 0.0.0.0 --rpc-bind-port 18090 --restricted-rpc --...
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Must a tacoshi always remain the smallest possible sub unit of Monero?

A tacoshi is one trillionth of one Monero and the smallest sub unit available. Where did the name tacoshi originate? If Monero becomes widely adopted and its value grows dramatically can small Monero ...
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Which fork version is the py-cryptonight hash library using?

I was wondering what version the py-cryptonight library is using. For example, is it CryptoNight lite v2, CryptoNight v8, CryptoNight heavy?
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How to create genesis_tx code for fork Monero? [duplicate]

Help please, how many instructions did not look, and did not understand how to create genesis_tx for Monero. Based on this: How can I create a new Monero genesis block? and this How to create a ...
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Monero, a privacy question [on hold]

There is an ongoing kidnap case in Norway where the perpetrators have demanded a ransom paid in Monero of approx USD 10 millions. They have probably chosen this crypto as it is said to be very private....
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I'm trying to create a Python miner, can I get some guidance please?

I have been wondering how to make a Python Monero miner. I know about py-cryptonight, but does anyone know anything about how to actually code with it? I understand that cn_slow_hash is for mining, ...
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Are there other URL parameters when querying a Monero node's get_info method?

When querying a Monero node like this: http://node.supportxmr.com:18081/get_info I get the info of the node, but are there other parameters besides "get_info"? Can I pass in other data? Is there a ...
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Are there any extant implementations of the groestl that Monero PoW uses that utilize AesNi instructions and byte-slicing?

I've been trying to put together a byte-sliced groestl (small) that use AesNi. I've seen plenty of groestl (large) implementations that do this, and have been using them for inspiration, but when you'...
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Unable to send coins from freshly forked monero [duplicate]

I have forked Monero, made all the config level changes and start the daemon with v9. All nodes are synced perfectly, but when I try to send coins from wallet-cli I am getting the below error: Error: ...
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Pre-Mined Monero Fork

I would like to create a Fork of Monero with a certain number of coins premined. I have tried to follow How would someone premine a direct fork of monero ( can it be done ) but it is incomplete. ...
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Error: not enough outputs for specified ring size = 11

I am trying to fork monero release-v0.13. I have made changes to the cryptonote_config file and I built and ran the daemon. Everything seems to be fine, nodes are syncing, mining is happening. But ...
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How to use tx-extra

How can I use tx-extra to store something in it? For example with simplewallet. Any help with this would be Greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!
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Does a Monero desktop ticker exist?

I would like a desktop ticker so I don't have to go to a webpage constantly to check the Monero price in BTC. I found one at https://www.coingecko.com/en/widgets/ticker/monero/btc but I have no idea ...
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How does nicehash perform share validation?

I'm talking about two services: NiceHash and MiningRentals and CryptonightV7 algorithm, for example. Let's suppose someone trying to fool one of them and: Miner (seller) tries to fool pool (buyer) ...
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Could I use a Raspberry Pi to mine Monero?

I have a Pi sitting around on my desk that I have never used. Could I use this to mine some Monero? I don’t pay for my electricity, so there is no cost for me.
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Which Monero release should be used on Asus Tinker Board?

I noticed there are two ARM releases, v7 and v8, but I couldn't find what version is the Tinker Board. Which one should I use?

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