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Error: not enough outputs for specified ring size = 11

I am trying to fork monero release-v0.13. I have made changes to the cryptonote_config file and I built and ran the daemon. Everything seems to be fine, nodes are syncing, mining is happening. But ...
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Monero Forking Guide

I have been recommended to use the CryptoNote Forking guide (https://cryptonotestarter.org/inner.html) as a basis for Forking Monero. However, there are a number of differences. For example, the ...
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Generate an integrated address from a different wallet's standard address

I am attempting to generate an integrated address from a standard address, via an RPC call to a monero-wallet-rpc instance with an unrelated wallet. It seems I always get back an integrated address ...
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RESTORE MONERO GUI ON OTHER DESKTOP [duplicate]

Good morning everybody, I have installed MONERO GUI on a virgine PC. I have used option: RESTORE WALLET FROM KEYS OR MNEMONIC SEED (24 words) generated when I have set up first time Ledger Nano S. ...
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Withdraw XMR from exchange EXMO, and deposit to Monero GUI

I want report you my first experience regarding XMR withdrawal from EXMO. They say: (EXMO.com) Jun 5, 12:15 BST Hello! We withdraw XMR only to the integrated address, that is, those in ...
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How much CPU power to mine 1 coin a day?

I have been trying to calculate hashrates but it is a little confusing. I just want to get a general idea. What CPU / GPU would be required to solo mine 1 coin a day?
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What are bulletproofs?

I have heard that Monero transactions are relatively large, and that Bulletproofs will make Monero transactions smaller. Can someone give a high-level overview about what these are, and how they ...
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Is it possible to avoid Monero address re-use without having to create a new wallet for each transaction?

I understand that currently, if an user wants to avoid re-using Monero addresses to avoid off-chain linkability (ie same address used for withdrawal from 2 exchanges and the exchanges releasing their ...
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View key, spend key, paper key, seed… Is there a short presentation of vocabulary around Monero wallet?

There is a lot of domain specific terms in Monero ecosystem (which is completly normal), and one must clearly understand them to do even basic wallet related operation in a safe way, or prevent ...
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What are the primary differences between Monero and Bitcoin?

Addressing each of the following factors, what are the major differences between Monero and Bitcoin? Privacy (including any limitations privacy may have on auditability) Scaling (including blockchain ...
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How do I manually decode outputs?

I'm currently coding a small Monero tool just to better understand how it all works. I already implemented address-generation from scratch (thanks to luigis address test page) and the next step is to ...
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How can I create (random) payment IDs?

If I want to give a new payment ID to each customer what tools can I use to do so automatically? Is there a way to generate a (random) payment ID using simplewallet or bitmonerod? What are the ...
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Will Monero ever move to Proof of Stake (PoS)?

As an ecological dilemma, burning a lot of energy via PoW seems not to align with the progressive agenda of an aspiring global cryptocurrency.
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Blockchain size on hard drive?

What is the current blockchain size in gigabytes and is there a service that regularly reports this statistic?
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Setup remote-connectable node?

I'd like to setup a full remote node for personal usage (meaning I want it to act as a full node to help decentralize the network, but I don't want it to be open to everyone for use with the GUI / CLI ...
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Is it possible to run a full monerod node on Android?

I have a spare Android smartphone and thought of running a full node on it, since its power consumption is very low and I wouldn't have to run my PC all day but still would have an up to date monerod ...
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What's the point of ring signatures if stealth addresses hide the actual addresses anyways?

I understand generally how ring signatures work, but I also realize they are sent to and from stealth addresses, and so I'm curious why ring signatures are needed in the first place. Doesn't a sender'...
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How can I Mine Monero using a Processor in Memory PCIe Card?

Where can I find out more (enough) about Processor in Memory (PIM) Mining (Monero and a few suitable other Cryptocurrencys) on a PCIe Card? One example of such a Card is the Micron D480 Automata ...
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What significance does the wallet public spendkey and public viewkey have in a transaction?

I was just wondering what function does the public keys in a wallet address have in creating a transaction or receiving a transaction from someone?
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How much larger are Monero transactions compared to the average Bitcoin transaction?

We know that because of the way Monero's privacy works, transactions are larger than a Bitcoin one, but how much larger on average are they compared to Bitcoin transactions? How will this affect the ...
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How was the Monero emission curve chosen?

The Monero block reward = (M - A) * 2-20 * 10-12, where A = current circulation. Approximately 86% of pre-tail Monero will be mined within 4 years of its launch. What was the stated rational of the ...
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How do the Monero nodes find each other?

Given that there is no point of centralization, where a node can ask 'who are my peers?', how does discovery work?
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Looking for an easy explanation about kovri

I still don't get what kovri actually is. Can anyone provide an easy explanation? I looked at YouTube for videos, but couldn't find any. Also other links didn't help. Does anyone know a picture ...
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How many Monero will be mined in total?

How many Monero will eventually be mined? Is there a fixed supply?
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Is Dash based on CryptoNote or CoinJoin?

Is Dash based on CryptoNote or CoinJoin? Is there more than one coin with that name? If there are multiple coins, which one used the name first? What is the history between the name usage?
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What is the proper Freenode IRC channel for my needs?

There are so many monero related IRC channels. Which one should I use for which topic?
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Why is monerod not connecting to any peers?

I've downloaded the latest Monero full node (0.10.2.1) for Linux (Ubuntu). When I run monerod from command line, I get the following error: Failed to connect to any of seed peers, continuing without ...
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Monero private key collision

Assuming a properly working RNG what are the chances of creating a Monero private key that is identical to one created by someone else (it corresponds and controls funds sent to the same XMR address)? ...
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What privacy issues did Monero have and still has?

Has there been any scientific research regarding the promised privacy and security of Monero? Have there been attacks on the Monero network in the past? If so, what has been done to combat those? ...
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How to change location of the Blockchain with monero GUI?

How can I set the daemon included with the GUI to sync the blockchain from a directory on a flash drive, rather than the default directory ?
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Why/how does monero generate public ed25519 keys without using the standard public key generation provided by ed25519 libraries?

Why/how does monero generate public ed25519 keys without using the standard public key derivation provided by ed25519 libraries? Inspecting the code for mininero (https://github.com/monero-project/...
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ELI5: How is Multisig going to work in Monero?

From what I understand Monero multisig will likely be a special Monero address, similar to something like a p2sh address to address specific use cases. Will it work like a traditional multisig system ...
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Are there plans to optimize bandwidth usage by implementing something like xthin or compact blocks?

As I understand it now, all transactions are re-transmitted when a new block is found. Is it possible in Monero to implement something similar to compact blocks, and if so is there a timeline for ...
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What would be the minimum mixin for full privacy?

How much privacy does the default (I think it's 4) give? If not enough, how high a mixin is enough?
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What is 'smart mining'?

I'd like to learn more about mining Monero and I heard about smart mining. How does 'smart mining' differ from regular mining? What are the trade-offs involved?
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How decentralized is Monero mining?

How many Monero mining pools currently exist? Are there any P2P pools? What percentage of the hashrate does the largest pool control? Is there a pie chart available that shows the the share of all ...
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With Monero firmware loaded on a Trezor, how does one create private spend keys from the BIP 39 seed words supplied during a Trezor's configuration?

I’ve experimented with Monero’s V0313 experimental firmware that is installed on a traditionally hierarchical deterministic Trezor hardware device, which is also immune to key loggers and the CSRF ...
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Are there any Monero specific programming language “libraries” available?

I understand that simplewallet has a raw JSON RPC interface available, but are there any specific "helper" libraries available for a relatively modern programming language(PHP, Python, Java, ...
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How do I save the Monero blockchain to another hard drive?

I have a small SSD as my windows 7 C: drive. How can I transfer and save the Monero blockchain to another hard drive on my computer in order to save space?
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How do I start using Monero with the command line tools?

If you need to use the Monero command line tools, how do I get started with Monero?
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How can I access my full node remotely from another location?

What is the procedure for accessing my full node remotely from another location? What security precautions are most important when doing so?
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Could I use a Raspberry Pi to mine Monero?

I have a Pi sitting around on my desk that I have never used. Could I use this to mine some Monero? I don’t pay for my electricity, so there is no cost for me.
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Why is the payment ID specified on a per TX basis?

I understand that the payment ID is stored in the tx-extra field. Only one payment ID can be specified when sending, even when sending to multiple addresses, because it's specified on a per-tx basis. ...
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What's the easiest way to integrate Monero Payments without trusting a third party?

I would like to integrate Monero payments on my website. I already know some of the PHP Libraries and https://monero-merchants.com/ Is there a simple way (somehow easy like monero-merchants.com) to ...
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What is the total supply of Monero and when will it be finished mining?

Is there an end date of when the last monero will be mined? And what is the current supply as of today 2017 May?
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Stealth addresses: where do they come from?

I wonder what the origin of stealth addresses is. I learned that they were introduced for BitCoin, by Peter Todd. However, I cannot find any literature describing or analysing the specific ...
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Can we use Coinshuffle++ insights to improve privacy in relaying Monero transactions? [closed]

Coinshuffle is a communication protocol that allows for a number of peers to privately collaborate in making a Bitcoin coinjoin transaction in such a way that they all provide their addresses for the ...
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Why do monerod and monero-wallet-cli have mine commands?

Looking at --help, they each have a start_mining and stop_mining command. monerod includes an argument for an address. How are these different from cpuminer-multi?
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What is the deterministic hash to EC function used to construct the key image?

Ring signatures alone would allow double spending, so Monero (as a result of following the CrpytoNote whitepaper) has to use a 'key image', which is the same across identical transactions and hence ...
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Can the import\export key images command can be used to check the balance of a paperwallet?

The import/export key images command can be used to check the balance of a view only wallet. But is there a way to use it to check the balance of an already set up Paperwallet? Is it possible to get ...

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