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How would Monero verify transactions on a 2-way pegged sidechain?

From my understanding, in order to retrieve tokens on a side-chain, you would have to send your XMR to some address that would then be unlocked when you burn the side-chain tokens. How could Monero ...
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What is the concept of Refund Transactions from the MRL?

I am searching for more information on the concept of refund transactions. I found that the MRL is working on a paper on the topic (source). Would this be something that will be used in channel ...
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How to create more outputs?

I forked aeon/monero for fun and to learn. I have seed nodes running, pools running, miners running. The blockchain syncs, nodes connect to eachother. I can send transactions from the cli wallet only ...
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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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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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setting up multiple GPU's to mine

I'm new to mining XMR, and mining in general. I'm currently using a Evga GTX760 Superclocked 2 gig card and am picking up a gtx 750ti tonight. For pretty cheap but I know I don't have it set up right ...
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What is the minimum number of nodes for a private I2P testnet?

What is the minimum number of nodes for a private I2P testnet ?
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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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how to run monerod as service on ubuntu 16.04

I've installed monerod on remote ubuntu machine, but can't start as daemon. systemd service keeps failing. tried to run with --detach with no luck. systemd[1]: Starting Monero Full Node... systemd[1]:...
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Any thought on the Minergate hard fork of Dashcoin? Is it a 51% attack?

You can read the whole thing on the Dashcoin thread on bitcointalk.org I'll keep things short. Since Dashcoin is a copy of Bytecoin, it was effected by the same bug found by the Monero team back in ...
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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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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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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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dev pool socket error

I have been experiencing a problem with my mining rig and was wondering if anyone has ran into the same problem. I am using XMR-stak 2.2.0 and sometimes XMR-stak restarts because my hashes drops below ...
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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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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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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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chunk size error when import blockchain file using monero-blockchain-import

I am importing monero blockchain using this command: ./monero-blockchain-import --verify 0 --input-file ./blockchain.raw I am getting error: Aborting: chunk size exceeds buffer size more details ...
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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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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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XMR wallet on Ledger X shows empty after restore, Why?

My Ledger Nano X is working fine with my Monero wallet. But just as a matter of testing and making sure I can restore the wallet when something bad happens, I followed this guide to recover my wallet ...
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Are non-contentious hard forks a potential hindrance to the development and/or usage of the lightning network on top of Monero?

Let's say I open a private channel to someone today. After several years of using the channel I want to close it. Would I be able to do it with a client that was in the meantime upgraded with a couple ...
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I2P option "Laptop mode"

I2P has an option called Laptop Mode. Documentation says : change router identity and UDP port when IP changes What's the reasoning for this option? Is it really about laptops? Is there any academic ...
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Can I use BOTH a Trezor T and Ledger S with the same Monero-GUI wallet?

Trying to wrap my head around this. I have both a Trezor T and Ledger S. I use the same seed on both devices as a sort of redundancy. I just set up the Trezor with Monero's GUI. Worked great, although ...
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Couldn't open wallet wrong device status Ledger

When trying to access my wallet on Ledger I get an error message. I'm using GUI version 0.17.1.7. Error message= Couldn't open wallet wrong device status: 0x6e00(sw_cla_not_supported), Expected 0x9000(...
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How to send nonce data using monero?

I want customize a transaction to include some data. Monero has tx_extra (src/cryptonote_basic/tx_extra.h) and I know how to use monerod RPC /send_raw_transaction. I want to send nonce data whose ...
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GUI Wallet balance = 0 although wallet is synchronised and Daemon is synchronized (2240487) using Remote node

Please help! I didn't check my Monero account for a while and now I am unable to login to my GUI wallet anymore. After researching the issue, I decided to delete everything related to Monero on my ...
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Using the rpc_access_data method Daemon RPC

Monerod command: monerod --rpc-bind-ip 0.0.0.0 --restricted-rpc --confirm-external-bind --public-node --rpc-payment-address xxxxx --rpc-payment-credits 250 --rpc-payment-difficulty 1000 Curl request:...
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How to keep lots of Monero wallets in sync?

I run a service that involves ~500 separate Monero wallets, since they all need unique private keys. To make wallet access faster, I keep the wallets in sync constantly with a simple Python script ...
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Multisig seed recovery wallet

Okay, so I recovered a multi-sig wallet from seed using the monero-wallet-cli. The multi-sig was already created (scheme 2/3), I used my original wallet seed and then completed the recovery with the ...
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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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Unrecognized TXN format, incorrect balance v0.13.0.4

this is the same error received in v0.13.0.3 GUI txn extra has unsupported format all transactions are pre fork by weeks, and is leading to an incorrect balance showing in my wallet. Re synced the ...
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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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Is there a block explorer that shows raw blocks?

I search for a online block explorer that has a raw view for blocks. Preferably in the getblocks.bin binary format as hex string. It would also be great if it had testnet network. A bonus would be ...
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error first running new monero fork build

I built a new Monero Fork. Trying to run it for the first time and getting errors: 2018-07-05 10:09:30.989 7612 ERROR cn src/cryptonote_basic/cryptonote_format_utils.cpp:167 Failed to ...
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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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How does nicehash perform share validation?

I'm talking about two services: NiceHash and MiningRentals and CryptonightV1 algorithm (which they call CryptonightV7), for example. Let's suppose someone trying to fool one of them and: Miner (...
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Explanation of the Monero Daemon running arguments

I started the monero daemon via the GUI on Mac OS X. I downloaded the binary unpacked from monero-gui-mac-x64-v0.12.0.0.tar.bz2. When I do a simple $ ps aux | grep monero from the command line I get ...
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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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Explaining result report at XMR-STAK

Here is the example of result report by XMR-STAK: RESULT REPORT Difficulty : 13214 Good results : 6330 / 6331 (100.0 %) Avg result time : 10.0 sec Pool-side hashes : 83681055 Top 10 best ...
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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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RPC will not connect to daemon

I attempted to run the Monero RPC, but I am not able to connect to the daemon on either my VPS, which is running a synchronized daemon, or on my Windows PC. This is what happened I started by ...
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