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How does one burn and provide a proof-of-burn in Monero?

Is there a way to provide a 'proof of burn' in Monero? Let's say I wanted to prove I sent some Monero coins to an address that no one has the private keys for.
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What are the main advantages / disadvantages between proposed RandomX to ProgPoW?

Ethereum developers recently decided to fork off Ethash ASICs like Monero did before. However, Monero changes its CryptoNight mining algorithm only slightly every six months until a more robust ...
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At what dates did the Monero blockchain version update?

I want to download the v1 and v2 versions of the Monero blockchain for experimental purposes, but since I don't know when the blockchain upgraded from v1 -> v2 and v2 -> v3, I don't know which node ...
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Why did I get an error -18 whilst attempting an RPC transfer?

I recently tried to send a transaction on the local testnet running 'Beryllium Bullet' (v0.13.0.2-release) and got this error: {"code": -18, "message": "Transaction would be too large. try /...
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Should I use a hardware wallet?

I hear a lot about hardware wallets and I would like to know if, in terms of security and functionality, it makes sense to switch to one of them. Thanks in advance for answers.
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What should users, node operators and honest miners do in the event of a suspected 51% attack?

Is there any standing advice for such a situation. Are there any obvious warning signs to look out for while the attack is brewing? At what point do the developers shout “Incoming!” and dive into the ...
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How does the code for scalar reduction work?

In this piece of code: https://github.com/monero-project/monero/blob/master/src/crypto/crypto_ops_builder/ref10CommentedCombined/sc_reduce.c#L35 We reduce a scalar by mod l. what is the ...
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I set up my public node to use port 18089, but why does monerod keep trying to connect to port 18081?

I have a VPS and would like to run a public node and get it indexed by moneroworld to help the network. I made the necessary changes to monerod.conf to change the port to 18089 and to restrict things ...
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Is there a javascript implementation to generate your Monero subaddresses without giving out your private-spend key?

I want to create an online widget where one can output their subaddresses without having to input their private-spend key and only use the other keys provided. Is there a javascript implementation of ...
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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 the Monero difficulty increase? [duplicate]

Monero's difficulty has soared a lot in the last days and the trend seems to be confirmed. Why did it happen? What is the technical reason?
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CryptoNight heavy vs CryptoNight light

Which version of the CryptoNight algorithm can we use for ASIC resistance. My understanding is that CryptoNight v7 is not ASIC resistant. Can you please explain the algorithm versions. Thanks in ...
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Why has my Monero daemon failed to start? [duplicate]

I successfully started my daemon several months ago using v12 and I haven't used the Monero GUI Wallet since. I just upgraded to v13 and I still can't get it to start. Following the instructions at ...
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Tutorial on how to make a trade on the Bisq Decentralized Exchange using Monero to Bitcoin?

With the growing adoption of the Bisq exchange, is there an easy to follow tutorial on how to trade Monero to Bitcoin using the Bisq Decentralized Exchange? How does it work exactly? Is there a monero ...
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Why did I get an 'using an untrusted daemon' warning?

I'm running a full node and I followed every security step to set up the node on my computer. Everything was going great until today when I realized that a view-only wallet created the day before was ...
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Multiple accounts in the same wallet

In many questions here, I have found people talk of 'multiple accounts' or of a wallet with multiple accounts. I examined the Monero GUI Wallet, but I don't see an option for handling multiple ...
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Can the Monero daemon bind to a UNIX socket?

Is there an option to bind monerod to a unix socket? I know there is rpc-bind-ip but it doesn’t seem to be happy with sockets.
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How is the number of key images for a transaction selected?

I see that there are a few transactions that have many key images for each of the 11 ring members. But there are also a few with a lesser number of key images. How does this happen?
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Are there separate view keys for each account in a Monero wallet?

I understand that a seed is used to generate your initial private spend key as well as the private/public view keys; creating your initial account and first real subaddress. From there, other accounts ...
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Is it possible to solo mine Monero (XMR) using AMD and Nvidia GPUs in the same rig?

I've been looking into this a lot over the past 2 days. I have found ways to use AMD and Nvidia GPUs in a mining pool (XMR-stak), but I haven't been able to find any info on solo mining with both of ...
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What is the difference between v7 and v8?

Only the version changes in block.major_version? const int cn_variant = b.major_version >= 7 ? b.major_version - 6 : 0; crypto::cn_slow_hash(bd.data(), bd.size(), res, cn_variant); Am I right? ...
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Monero GUI wallet address in combination with the Ledger Nano S

I installed the Monero GUI wallet on my laptop. When I open the wallet and plug in my Ledger Nano S, I see an address on my Ledger Nano S which is different from the receiving address in the Monero ...
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Where is the best place to propose ideas for Monero

What is the best way to propose ideas to the Monero community? GitHub, official forum, Reddit, IRC, here? I know that tech discussions are on GitHub, but I don't know which is the best place to ...
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Which is the best way to integrate Monero in a e-commerce website?

I'm a big supporter of Monero and I would like to use it on an e-commerce website as a payment method, but I don't understand the best way to implement it. Should I use a payment provider?
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Should I use sub-addresses more?

With regards to privacy, security and performance, is it best practice to use a different sub-address for each different type of activity? For example, to use one sub-address for exchange use, one ...
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Can I copy the Windows C:\ProgramData\bitmonero folder to my linux ~/.bitmonero folder to be used with Monero gui? [duplicate]

I have the bitmonero monero blockchain fully downloaded on windows. Can I just copy this folder to my Linux ~/.bitmonero folder? Are the files the same and interchangeable?
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What stops testnet & stagenet coins from acquiring monetary value?

There's a splendidly succinct explanation on many faucet websites of why testnet & stagenet coins shouldn't acquire value, but I'm asking how. My first guess is that Monero's twice-yearly ...
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Accounts got deleted from the wallet

I have a wallet with more than 10,000 accounts in it. I have tried to send some amount from one address to another address within the wallet but the amount sits in the sender's ledger balance for a ...
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Is it safe to use a remote node?

I started using Monero from now and my laptop takes a lot of time to download the blockchain. Also, my SSD is small and nearly full. I was reading about the use of a remote node to sync my wallet, ...
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How to convert Bitcoin mnemonic to Monero mnemonic?

I am working on a crypto wallet which supports both Bitcoin and Monero. Wallet first generates a BIP-39 mnemonic and after that mnemonic is used to generate a public and a secret key for Bitcoin. I ...
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Where and how to start to understand Monero?

I'm a newbie and I would like to know more about Monero and the technology behind it. What is a good starting point to learn more about Monero? Website, wikis, books? Thank you so much for answers.
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How is the number of ring members selected?

How is the number of ring members signing a transaction selected? Is it selected randomly by the sender or is it defined by the Monero wallet?
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Monero wallet issue with multiple accounts [duplicate]

I have a monero wallet with more than 10 accounts. When I transfer coins from one account to another, unlocked balance does not refreshed for more than a hour. After that, I entered rescan_bc and it ...
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What is the best way to help the Monero network?

Apart from profitability, for the Monero network it doesn't make a big difference if you solo-mine or not. This answer to Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool? ...
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How does the Beam mimblewimble project compare to monero?

Mimblewimble is a hyped up privacy whitepaper and being implemented in the projects BEAM and GRIN. How is it different from monero?
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Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool?

Considering fees and profits, but also the best thing for the Monero network, which is the most valuable solution? Also, is it depending on hardware and hashrate power? Thanks in advance.
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Monero GUI is unable to start monerod on Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed the Monero GUI 0.13.0.4 Beryllium Bullet on Ubuntu 18.04, and I also installed the libhidapi-libusb library. When I start the Monero GUI, it fails to start the daemon. The logs ...
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Opening Port 18080 for Incoming Connections on Router

How do I make port 18080 open for incoming connections on my router on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) for running the Monero daemon? I don't have access to the physical router in my building that I use for ...
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Problem with the Monero GUI Wallet and multiple transactions

I have had the issue where I was trialing sending transactions between my own accounts. I have bought a Ledger NANO S and I was trying it out for the first time. For background, I'm not an ...
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What happens to a transaction inside an orphan block

Cold anyone help me to understand what happens to the transactions inside an orphan block. Will all that transaction be lost?
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How are subaddresses and account addresses generated from master wallet keys?

I guess we have something similar to Bitocin HD wallet structure but the resources I found (https://monerodocs.org/public-address/subaddress/ and discussion in https://github.com/monero-project/...
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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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How to create a Payment ID with the Monero RPC Wallet? [duplicate]

What is the equivalent command for 'integrated_address' on the RPC interface?
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Can't seem to reconstruct hashing blob for old block

I'm trying to re-construct the "hashing blob" for an old block and calculate the correct hash to validate some code, but I can't seem to get the correct results. I've confirmed (via unit tests against ...
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Does Monero have a mining reward halving like how Bitcoin's mining reward gets cut in half every 4 years? [duplicate]

There were quite a number of mathematical formula's to calculate monero reward, but I just want to know is there a halving in monero like how Bitcoin halves every 4 years? If it doesn't what is the ...
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What are some reliable public monero nodes one can connect to using their Monerujo app?

Many times some public nodes are down and I don't want to connect to non-known public ones as shown in the monerujo app. Or does it not provide a risk at all? What are some public monero nodes one ...
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Can miners see sender's information?

The recipient cannot see the sender's wallet address, but can a miner see the sender's wallet address? Can the miners see the IP address of the sender? Moreover, what information of the sender can ...
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RPC binary request with Python

I am currently working with the Monero daemon RPC and have a little problem understanding the format of the binary request (/get_o_indexes.bin for example). Does anyone have an example of how should ...
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How can I buy 'Mastering Monero' via XMR?

'Mastering Monero: The future of private transactions' is now available on Amazon. How can I buy it paying with XMR?
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How to restore Monero RPC Wallet from seed

I would like to use the seed to restore wallet from RPC. However, I couldn't find it in this RPC command list below. https://www.getmonero.org/resources/developer-guides/wallet-rpc.html#...

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