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Unable to spend from cold storage

I am unable to spend from my offline cold storage, I can see the coins as available on the watch-only wallet. Using the transfer command, I am able to generate an unsigned transaction file. This file ...
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Security risk due to bad random number generator when creating transactions

I've noticed such risk mentioned in this answer to another question, where a presentation (page 28) by Nicolas T. Courtois, studying Monero cryptography, was referred to. I'm interested to better ...
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Segmentation Fault problem when running monerod in whonix

The first time I ran monerod in whonix, everything worked perfectly. But everytime after that, when I try to start it up, everything looks normal (green line read: NET service bound to ...)(second ...
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MLSAG adaptation?

I understand that the main reason why the RCTTypeFull scheme is not applied to multi-input transactions is that the true signing keys in the MLSAG algorithm are on the same row, which impacts ...
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Why does the address change after putting it in the GUI wallet's address book?

I used the GUI wallet's address book to store an address. When I added the address, the address was changed. It went from 4Gdo... to 46w8M... the monero was sent and is confirmed on the blockchain, ...
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Importing Wallet into new GUI

So I created a wallet a few weeks back, before the GUI came out. And transported it via the keys file into the GUI. However now the wallet is empty. Waited for the blockchain to synchronize... ...
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Missing payment to my Monero Core GUI

I would really appreciate your help in understanding whats happened to a transaction of mine. Ok, so the details: I used Exodus Wallet to send DASH to Shapeshift, in order to Exchange for Monero. I ...
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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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Ledger Nano S hardware wallet instructions for using Monero?

Are details provided at https://github.com/LedgerHQ/blue-app-monero/blob/master/doc/user/bolos-app-monero.pdf and https://github.com/LedgerHQ/blue-app-monero/blob/master/doc/user/bolos-app-monero.rst ...
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Non RingCT transactions since RingCT mandatory

RingCT is mandatory since block 1400000, yet there are 95 non ringct transactions since that block and block 1500000. User iDunk on IRC suggested that this could be the result of the command ...
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Monero address generated by Kraken

I have a Kraken account and got a Monero address, generated by them. It starts with 4GdoN7NCTi8a5gZu and has 106 characters in total. There are digits, letters from A to Z, low case and capitals. ...
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ZK-STARK vs ring-ct size and verification

How does the transaction size of ZK-STARK transactions compare with ring-CT? Also I understand it requires a lot of ram and computing power to create a ZK-STARK, does it take the same amount of ram ...
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An academic “hello world” on Monero

I'm a graduate student looking to improve my skills in real-world applications of cryptography and online anonymity. Reviewing all of the new blockchain and alt-coin variants, I believe that Monero is ...
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Cannot run private testnet with more than 2 nodes

I've been following this tutorial to set up a private testnet. However it only works with 2 nodes. As soon as I start the 3rd one (with port 48080), I get these errors 2018-01-07 03:57:00.286 [P2P0] ...
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What is Monero current communication protocol?

There is a lot of info about on-blockchain privacy, much less about actual peer to peer communications (or I'm extremely bad at finding it). What are the message types (the analogy to inv/addr/getdata/...
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Why is Monero GUI missing November 5th 2017

I am having a very hard time understanding why a standard calendar cannot be implemented into the Monero GUI. I've updated to the newest version (v0.11.1.0) and still cannot select November 5th 2017 ...
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Where is the original CryptoNote Java implementation?

Supposedly CryptoNote was first implemented in Java and soon after migrated to C++. Where can I get the original Java implementation? I don't see it on GitHub and I can't get access to the ...
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I set up a remote node for moneroworld.com 3 days ago but I'm not seeing it in the DNS

I followed the instructions here https://moneroworld.com/#contribute and set up a remote node and tested tested my ports and it looks like it's working but when I check the dns for node.moneroworld....
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What is the most effective Operating System and tool to reduce power consumption in a mining rig?

Just to be clear, not talking about which GPU is the most economical watt/hash-speed As far as the ability to tune down unnecessary pieces of the computer, as well as undervolting your cards ...
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mnemonic seed recovery tool - missing word location unknown

I used this tool on an offline machine to recover just one word (not two) successfully without knowing the position of the missing word by manually moving the word missing until I found a match. ...
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XMR sent from Kraken not visible in wallet

I'm new to Monero, so please use the most basic explanations. Thanks! I've sent XMR from Kraken exchange to my Gui wallet a while ago, using an integrated adress. Only I didn't notice that my wallet ...
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I only see a part of the transferred amount with my viewkey

I send an XMR amount from an exchange to a cold address. Using the tool xmrchain.net/tx/... I wanted to check if the transaction went well with the viewkey. I only see about 1/3 of the amount as ...
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Determining the real transaction/balance with view key only

An open source web lightwallet was posted on Reddit the source is https://github.com/moneroexamples/openmonero. It would be able to check the balance of your wallet with only the address and view key (...
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Pool setup on OSX for testing

I have built a pool on debian and amazon's redhat. However I'm dealing with a problem compiling the "Cryptonote-Util" npm package. Getting some pecualiar errors like: no memember named 'unique_ptr' ...
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As a pool operator how can I setup having my pool payouts be mined with a 0 fee?

I was just wondering because some people talk about mining my pool payout transaction in a block with a 0 fee. How would someone go about doing this properly?
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Impact of Topological data analysis on Monero

What is Topological data analysis? Can it be used to study the Monero blockchain and degrade the privacy of transactions as claimed by Gary Le in the interview referenced by this answer?
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How can I get slush's scoring code from zone's code to work in clintars code?

This returns null: redisClient.hget(config.coin + ':stats', 'lastBlockFound', function(error, result) And is making the score calcuation for each share = 0. Context: clintars code is nice because ...
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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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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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How hard would it be replace the PoW checks for something else?

How hard would it be replace the PoW checks for something else? (e.g. checking signatures for some PoA scheme, i guess those checks would replace the check_hash calls?)
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Torsocks server failure when running monerod with Tor on Tails

I'm trying to run the Monero daemon (monerod) v. 0.12.2.0 with Tor on Tails 3.7.1. I'm doing exactly what is written here: Medium - Sheep’s Noob guide to Monero GUI in Tails 3.2. Basically: Download ...
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Remove accout in cli

How can i remove an account in the cli version on linux? I am created a "disposable" one with account new, but i can't find out how to remove it. And if i create a new sub-address, it is possible to ...
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Using a Subaddress on ShapeShift for receiving

I would like exchange BTC to Monero on ShapeShift and i want to know if i can use a subaddress to receive Monero?
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How do the privacy mechanisms of Monero (ringsig, ringct & stealth addresses) affect the implementation of a second layer, like the lightning network?

I can make sense of how the Lightning Network is implemented in Bitcoin, and why SegWit was a big deal for it. Fluffypony talked about implementing LN in Monero, so I am wondering how the privacy ...
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Non-WebAssembly browser miner?

I'm trying to find a javascript-based Monero minero (or another coin I suppose would be OK), which does not require WebAssembly. So far the only person I have seen figure this out is CryptoNoter, but ...
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Monero GUI - See the mining in progress

I am not interested in joining a pool nor buying fancy hardware. I just want to mine on my macbook in the background, and play my luck. I've installed the official Monero GUI app, and it's mining ...
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Xmr-Stak miner constantly crashes

I am trying to use XMR-Stak to mine a crypto-currency called electroneum(crypto-night) but it keeps crashing with the log: GLib: g_variant_new_string: assertion 'string != NULL' failed ...
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How can I set monero-wallet-rpc default password

I want to set a permanent monero-wallet-rpc password. Right now every time I run monero-wallet-rpc I am asked to define a password. How can I make this password be permanent?
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Monero withdrawal from Bitfinex to Binance sent 12+ hours ago

I sent XMR from Bitfinex to Binance +12 hours ago. Till now there is no deposit on Binance. I have checked the TXID: 839b6483537cafb3fa7663cc89d45162c06669a670a5c864fb477073d95b6359 I can not find ...
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monerod advertise different external ip

I would like to run Monero on Kubernetes and the monerod's source-nat IP-address is not the same as the loadbalancer accepting incoming connections. Is there a way I can advertise to peers to connect ...
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What is the “prep work” for android / ios development in monero .11.1.0 release?

https://getmonero.org/2017/10/27/monero-0.11.1.0-released.html There is "prep work" on the release for android and ios. What is this prep work? Is core making their own android wallet or does this ...
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Troubleshooting monerod segmentation fault

I was running a fresh monero full node through it first synchronization. After a long while through the synchronization noticed the daemon became stuck synchronizing a particular block, so I orderly ...
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monerod get stuck while loading blockchain from folder, but only offline!

I know that this should work, because I did this a while ago, but it doesn't. It opens as usual till "Loading blockchain from folder C:.....", But it works when I turn the internet back on. Is there ...
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Getting solo GPU mining to work under Manjaro Linux OpenRC edition

new here and new to Monero. I'm fairly new to the whole cryptocurrency thing, and I'd really like to try out mining Monero on my GPU. I'm running Manjaro Linux (a spin of Arch Linux) with OpenRC ...
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2-factor authentication key format for Kraken

Does anyone know how to format the string that you type into the Google Authenticator app in order to generate 2FA codes for Kraken? For context, the following URL is highly relevant:— https://github....
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Are there any security concerns with running two daemons on the same host, with one for remote purposes?

I'm running a regular node on a VPS (interacts with rpc wallet via PHP), and would like to use the same VPS as a remote node for my GUI wallet. Are there any security concerns if I do this? These are ...
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GUI Wallet not syncing and Coins not appearing in wallet

I have downloaded Monero gui 0.10.3.1-beta 2 wallet. I sent coins to my wallet from an exchange prior to the wallet finishing syncing. My coins are not visible in my wallet. It has been 4 days and ...
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Is there a fork of node-multi-hashing that is able to compile with nodejs > 0.10?

I'm messing with old node-cryptonote-pool code. I would like to upgrade nodejs (currently sitting on 0.10.48) but when I'm changing the node version I cannot do npm update. Package node-multi-...
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How can I tell if “monerod” is working?

I tried running monerod --data-dir g:\blockchain --no-igd on Windows, using tallow to force all the traffic to go over the tor network. I received the following log, and then there was just a pause ...
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Will the MyMonero app support Android versions older than 6.0 (Marshmallow)?

I understand that the Bitcoin Breadwallet only supports Android versions 6.0 and above because of its support for hardware encryption inside the device. With privacy and security being a core focus ...

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