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Name of monero daemon (replacing bitmonerod) starting with the v0.10.0 - Wolfram Warptangent - release
The official command line wallet available for Monero on Linux, Windows, ARM, and MacOS.
The official Monero Graphical User Interface maintained by the Monero Core Team.
The process of using a computer to verify transactions on the Monero network. Mining helps keep the network safe, since it is unlikely that one person or group of people can control a large portion of…
A distributed ledger of all transactions both past and present, without revealing who the funds came from or went to.
Service allowing Monero miners to pool resources in order to reduce the variance between discovering blocks. Reward are generally divided largely based on the contributed hashrate of each member of th…
Security issues with the design or implementation of Monero and related crypto-currencies.
New protocol designed by the Monero Research Labs combining ring signatures from CryptoNote with Confidential transactions. RingCT transactions are not only untraceable (ring signature) but also keep …
The process of bringing a Monero client up to date with the blocks it is missing from the block chain.
Program that implements the protocol for remote procedure call (RPC) use. For Monero it is called monerod
A device on the internet running the monero software, with a full copy of the monero blockchain, actively assisting the monero network in maintenance of that blockchain.
an application layer protocol that powers several decentralized privacy oriented digital currencies including Monero
backup a monero account, available in a number of languages. This 25-word phrase (13 words in the case of MyMonero) has all the information needed to view and spend fund…
Popular web wallet and lightweight wallet. All cryptography is done locally on the users' devices, so the operators of MyMonero never have access to your private login key and are unable to spend your…
Practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties called adversaries
a group of cryptographic signatures with at least one real participant, but there is no way to tell which in the group is the real one as they all appear valid, while the key image…
Abbreviation for Remote Procedure Call. Used in Monero and related services.
Secure method of storing Monero such that the private key remains "cold" or never connected to a "hot" wallet or Internet connected device. Cold-storage could include the use of a paper wallet or a ha…
Questions about the function, reason for, and underlying concepts of mining.
One of two sets of private and public cryptographic keys that each account has, with the private view key required to view all transactions related to the account.
a proof-of-work algorithm that mixes graphics processing unit (GPU) and central processing unit (CPU) mining to create a system resistant to both application-specific integrated circuit…
Any alteration to Monero which changes the block structure (including block hash), difficulty rules, or set of valid transactions
Fees paid by the sender to the miner as payment for confirmation of the transaction on the Monero network,
an arbitrary and optional transaction attachment that consists of 32 bytes (64 hexadecimal characters) or 8 bytes (in the case of integrated addresses). The Payment ID is usually used…
the measuring unit of the processing power used to secure the Monero network.
dependent on a given transaction. This includes the block containing that transaction and all blocks after it in the blockchain. The more confirmations a transaction has, the…
the number of one-time public keys (outputs) in the ring-signature that authorizes the transaction. One of those belongs to the actual sender, while the remaining ones (foreign output…
Questions about Monero addresses, including address types, usage, purpose and format