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Security concerning private keys on monerowallet rpc on hosted server if taking monero payments

My query is about the security - or lack thereof - of private view keys when they are placed on a server (web host) as part of a payment integration system to accept Monero payments from customers. As ...
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PHP code to accept Monero payments from mainet website [duplicate]

I don't fully understand how to create a payment method for a website built using php and mysql. I mean without using Globee which has a minimin of $10. My website will be for listings with small ...
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Definitively answering a question about sc_reduce32 with a simple to explain working example created a related unanswered question

Providing working example for the essence of sc_reduce32 at Why is sc_reduce32 needed? created another question. % echo deefd263cbfed62a3711dd133df3ccbd1c4dc4aac21d7405fd667498bf8ebaa1 | sc_reduce32 ...
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Stealthcoin compared to Monero

How does Monero compare to Stealthcoin https://stealth.org/ I mean in what ways is Monero better other than it being an older cryptocurrency? thanks
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RPC 'create_address' after restart daemon creates same addresses again

When I restart the daemon the method 'create_address' somehow cycles already used addresses (not used as in received monero but already created before). is there a way to prevent the daemon from ...
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RingCT: What happens if accidentially decoy “Input + Output” sum up to 0?

In Ring CT the validattors check whether there is one combination of "Output + Input", that sums up to zero. What happens if "Real-Input + Output" does not sum up to zero, but accidentally some other ...
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Please Help! — GUI wallet Daemon failed to start and can't find log or monerod

I'm running the GUI wallet v0.15.0.2 with a Ledger Nano S (the Ledger is updated as of yesterday) on a mac. When I open the wallet I keep getting this message "Daemon failed to start. Please check ...
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How many Monero is mined in a day on average as of 2020 Jan?

Monero blocks are mined every 2 minutes. But how many are mined in a day on average? Is each mined block less the previously mined?
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How many blocks must miners wait before spending the block subsidy?

After a block is mined, how long is the block subsidy locked from being spent?
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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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Using Hard Wallets, paper wallets and Kastelo

I have some questions about hard wallet use with Monero, assuming one is using Windows 10 with Monero GUI with i2p and Tor, or Tails, local node. I just want the ability to make transactions, and ...
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What is the maximum number of incoming connections by default? 0 or unlimited?

Based on this question in 2016, there is no limit on the number of incoming connections. However, based on this commit in 2018, users can set a limit for this number. By default, when I don't set ...
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Is there an example of a transaction that makes use of tx_extra field? Is this public unencrypted data?

Is there a transaction that makes use of the tx_extra field that is viewable in the monero block explorer?
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What is the CLI command to make use of tx_extra field in a transaction? And how does one retrieve this data back on the receiver's end?

Say I wanted to attach a bitcoin address to a monero transaction in the tx_extra. How can I do this using the CLI wallet? And how does the receiver see this tx_extra data?
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What is the fee cost of a Loki blink instant transaction and does this fee get burned?

Loki just released instant transactions for a cryptonote coin. What is the transaction fee and does this fee get burned when making a loki blink transaction?
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How to reduce the CPU consumption of my Monero node?

I have both a testnet and mainnet node running on my Intel i7 CPU, and the CPU is completely maxed out, leaving little room for my other services. Given that the nodes are both in complete sync, what ...
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Unlock time clarity

In Monero transactions can be locked for a period of blocks or until a certain UNIX time. All the outputs of a transaction are locked together. All coinbase/miner transactions are locked for exactly ...
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Connect to remote node via xmr-core js lib

Is there a possibility to use xmr-core to connect to a remote node? And handle transactions without hdwallet? Or the library is only for using it with hdwallet?
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How do I transfer existing funds to Ledger and between multiple desktops

I am currently using the Monero GUI Desktop app on a Macbook Pro (verion 14). The laptop is outdated and I bought a new one. I plan on wiping my old one and giving it to a niece. I just bought a ...
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How do I verify incoming payment for web based service in XMR?

What are my options if I want to build a web based service with XMR payment gateway?
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View monero subaddress balance without monero-wallet-cli

Is there any way to get the balance of a subaddress, with only the view key (programmaticly) and no monero-wallet-cli installed? At best a js lib. Assume it is connected to an open node. run the ...
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Creating Monero payment buttons which convert USD to Monero, customers pays and monero sent to my wallet

I have been looking at the developers sections for a solution. Is it possible to create a payment button for Monero similar to Paypal for an e-commerce website and have the monero sent to my GUI ...
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How should I approach the issue that bans do not persist after ending the monerod process?

I've been manually banning peers that are (a) clogging up my logs and (b) taking away space that would otherwise be used for legitimate in_peer connections (which I have limited for data usage reasons)...
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Synchronizing GUI wallet issue

I just downloaded the new GUI and completed the download of the blockchain for a local node, but for some reason the wallet is not syncing and after I restart the daemon and GUI, both of them say "...
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What is miner_tx_hash?

I am trying to figure out the Daemon RPC API. Requesting a block with get_block(), the block header has a field miner_tx_hash. The block also contains a JSON field miner_tx, which contains the ...
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Does the latest Monero release (Nov 2019) contain I2P and Tor only in CLI or in the GUI too?

Win 10 user, PC, trying to setup Daemon on a local hard drive. Before I do, I want to know about the privacy options regarding IP addresses when using a node. Does the latest Monero release, to run ...
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Monero blockchain usage after importing .raw file

I am wondering how to use blockchain after conversion of the .raw file through blockchain-import. I already have a data.mdb file, but it seems like the new .raw file is bigger now, so I have to sync ...
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Complete extra field structure (standard interpretation)

The documentation on transactions' 'extra' field is spread out and not completely clear. This is the original cryptonote description. Here is a different question that reveals some more of the ...
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When using Globee as an online merchant accepting Monero into fiat, is it private and safe? over Tor?

I was looking into the privacy implications faced by online merchants selling goods from websites, accepting Monero. I'm not sure whether I want to convert to fiat automatically through Globee or take ...
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If you install Monero GUI over Tails, should you install the blockchain on same drive as Tails

I plan to use Tails to install the Monero GUI on a Win 10 PC and then download the blockchain to run a full Monero node.I plan to always use Monero over Tails, The Tails OS will be stored on 32GB USB ...
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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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Duplicate ring members

A Monero transaction input's ring signature contains a set of one time output keys corresponding to the outputs of some previous transactions. Such a transaction can have multiple inputs, and ...
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code=-28, message=This wallet is already multisig

i follow the tutorial to create multisig; https://monero.stackexchange.com/questions/5646/how-to-use-monero-multisignature-wallets-2-2-2-3 when i create another multisig address , the wallet rpc ...
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Benefits of running a Monero GUI and full node over Raspberry PI with Tails rather than on home PC

I am setting up a Monero GUI on TAILS on a home PC or laptop and will run a full node with cold wallet but need some info about setting up on a Raspberry PI which I may do instead. I've seen the term '...
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What is the difference between transfer_split and transfer?

Using the monero-wallet-rpc program, from the documentation, I can't understand the difference between transfer and transfer_split. When should I use transfer and when should I use transfer_split? ...
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Maximum transaction weight

According to a different StackExchange question, the max transaction weight is half the penalty-free block weight, or was in protocol v8. Looking into it however, I found check_tx_semantic() which ...
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Running a Monero node over TOR from external SSD hard drive with wallet

Pardon my ignorance, the other day, I asked a question about setting up a Monero node and wallet on my PC. I have now decided not to do that, and instead will set up on an external SSD drive. There is ...
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Monero cli show_transfers transactions for only a specific subaddress

I have a few subaddresses with small amount transactions. How do I view only these transactions that were sent to this subaddress? I already switched to the account account switch 1, but when I do ...
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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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Historical significance of FEE_PER_KB_OLD

I discovered this term FEE_PER_KB_OLD in the code base, but it seems unused. What is the historical context around it? Was it ever used? I know in v3 of protocol the FEE_PER_KB was used, then in v4 it ...
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How to find out how big the Monero blockchain is?

Is there any way we can find out how big the Monero blockchain download size is today? I see old threads dated 2018 which say it's around 50gb, but there must be a URL somewhere we can found out the ...
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When is this Kovri going to be be fully working [duplicate]

My query is about KOVRI, but first just a general observation. Now it is 25th Dec 2019. If anyone replies, please state full date, ie. month and year. This is because if you read past threads, ...
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Running a Monero node from a home PC with Broadband unlimited download over TOR. Doable?

I want to run a Monero node from home. My PC details: Processor Intel (R) Pentium (R) CPU N3700 @1.60GHz 1.60GHz RAM - 4 GB 64 bit operating system x64 based processor Total space 465 GB, Out ...
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Mining with XMRig, what are “expired” shares?

So I'm pool mining RandomX using XMRig, and I often see that along with the increasing "accepted" shares, the "expired" shares are also increasing. What does that mean? Am I running the miner ...
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Why is the function open_tx executed twice for each transfer command?

I built a private testnet with reference to this guide. In order to understand how the secret transaction key is generated, I examined how many times the open_tx function (in device_default.cpp) was ...
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If I exposed my public view key and public spend keys, what gets compromised?

If I expose my public view key and public spend key, what can someone do with it?
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How long of an encrypted payment ID hex message can be sent after the v0.15 fork?

With the recent v0.15 upgrade, as of 2019-Dec long payment IDs have been removed. The only one remaining now is an encrypted payment ID. If I wanted to convert this payment ID as an alphanumeric ...
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What is the best way of accepting payments for listings using monero as payment, converted and paid into bank

What is the best way to accept Monero as a payment for listings in small sums of $1 - $30 dollars? I will be selling listing space on a website, like a classifieds site. Most of the listings will be ...
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How do you lock X amount of monero for 200 blocks using the cli wallet? [duplicate]

Using the monero cli wallet, what is the command and options to lock 10 monero for 200 blocks?
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How does one prove that a user has locked Monero for X blocks?

Is there a way to do a proof-of-locked coins? I know Bitcoin has the ability to lock for X amount of blocks. Does Monero have something like this and how does a 3rd party prove that a user has locked ...

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