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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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With the Monero Wallet GUI is it suppose to start synchronizing every time you open it even after it completed synchronizing the 1st time i opened it?

Even though my question(according to stackexchange) appears subjective and is likely to be closed, Im still asking it because its driving me crazy and i just want someone to help me PLEASE. When I ...
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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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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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cryptonote-universal-pool Stratum authentication failed

I'm trying to setup the mining pool using https://github.com/fancoder/cryptonote-universal-pool (please do not suggest to use https://github.com/zone117x/node-cryptonote-pool because I also used that ...
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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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How do I figure out how much a share is worth in the PPLNS world?

I'm trying to figure out how much accepted shares are worth, however small, in a mining pool, situation, specifically of a PPLNS scheme. What is the formula to figure how what a specific share is ...
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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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How to know when does I get paid from mining Monero

I just started to mining Monero, using Claymore v3.8. Via CPU. With my very weak knowledge of mining, I just want to see a "payment" so can be sure that I am not mining for nothing. I am using ...
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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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Security differences between using Monero on PureOS and QubesOS

The new Librem laptops available for purchase with Monero offer an option to add a QubesOS operating system to any order. For Monero use exclusively, what are the security differences between PureOS ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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... ...
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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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Cold multisig wallet

I'm trying to sign a multisig transaction offline following multisig and offline guides. I got stuck when I tried to transfer funds, because the online view only wallet can't create multisig ...
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monero-wallet-cli Wallet asks for password on Ubuntu but not Windows

When running ./monero-wallet-cli it asks for a password on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but not when running on Windows Pro 10 where a password is not asked for. Why is this?
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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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Personal Node on Server 2012 R2

I'd like to run a personal node on existing infrastructure, which already provides peer2site VPN connection. So I installed Monero GUI on the Server and synced blockchain. Now I want to connect to ...
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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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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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