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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

Before we start, first two notes: The Ledger Monero App is available for both the Ledger Nano S and the Ledger Nano X. If you are using Windows or Mac OS X and run active AV (AntiVirus) software, ...
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)?

Windows We first have to ensure that we're sufficiently prepared. This entails the following: This guide assumes you have already initialized your Ledger wallet and thus generated a 24 word mnemonic ...
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What is the best hardware wallet for Monero?

Currently, there are not any hardware wallets with Monero compatibility. Ledger and Trezor have both expressed interest in adding Monero support but nothing is forthcoming, at least that is public ...
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What is the best hardware wallet for Monero?

Ledger say Monero is on their roadmap in their FAQ http://support.ledgerwallet.com/knowledge_base/topics/general-ledger-nano-s-faq
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How do I restore / recreate my Ledger Monero wallet?

I've noticed some confusion lately on how to restore one's Ledger Monero wallet. I have therefore written this guide. In case you have also lost (access to) your Ledger device, you first have to ...
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How do I, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure ...
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How do I make my macOS detect my Ledger Nano S when plugged in?

PLEASE NOTE!!!!!! With the launch of the official 0.13 Beryllium Bullet CLI and GUI wallets, the following guide is now redundant. You should be able to set up the Ledger Nano S without the need to ...
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What is the best hardware wallet for Monero?

A bit late to the party, but here is the Monero entry in Ledger's roadmap: https://trello.com/c/wsK0myEm/52-monero-support Apparently (if you follow the last reddit link) a first alpha release is ...
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

dEBRUYNE's guide is comprehensive but for Windows 7 users you may run into an error along the lines of: failed to generate new wallet: Fail SCard API : (-2146435026) 0x8010002E Device=0, hCard=0, ...
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When setting up Monero wallet with Ledger nano S, what are the options 'restore height' and 'subaddress lookahead' for?

When you restore a wallet from seed, you scan the blockchain to attempt to decrypt the destination of each transaction, to see if any of those transactions were destined for you. This process will ...
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How to convert Ledger seed to Monero compatible seed on Windows?

Note: Entering your seed on your computer can potentially expose it to malware if your computer is compromised. First step is to download Git for Windows. Go to gitforwindows.org and use the ...
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

I had some initial issues/errors getting Monero GUI v0.14.0.0 working with the Monero app on a Ledger Nano S, specifically creating a new hardware wallet on the Nano S. Started with errors that ...
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How do I, on Mac OS X, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure ...
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Can you use the same 24 word seed from other wallets like ledger nano s to generate a monero address?

The list of English words available to create a bitcoin seed is not the same as the list of English words available to create a monero seed. For example, the first few words of the former are "...
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How do I, on Windows, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure ...
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My Ledger Monero wallet shows an incoming transaction with a value of zero (0), how do I resolve this issue?

This bug is caused by the GUI wallet, if used in conjunction with Ledger Monero App v1.1.3 (or lower), not being able to properly decode the amount. Fortunately, however, the following fix can be used ...
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Pin Entropy of Trezor versus Ledger Nano S

How much more entropy does a 9 digit pin (Trezor) offer compared to a 4 digit pin (Ledger Nano S)? Given entropy per symbol (0-9) is 3.322 source you get 13.328 for 4 digits and 29.898 for 9 digits. ...
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)?

Adding a small guide for Manjaro Linux users here (and possibly other Arch-based systems as well) as the process is a bit different than how it is explained in: https://github.com/LedgerHQ/blue-app-...
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Can you use the same 24 word seed from other wallets like ledger nano s to generate a monero address?

The short answer is Yes, but until Monero wallet hardware support is out of alpha testing and is supported by two or more wallets consistently the answer to this question is a work-in-progress. For ...
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Is it true that ledger nano s can only store monero and one other coin?

I have Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero but now there's no more space. So, well, it's 3 at least.
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How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)?

Adding a small guide for Manjaro Linux users here (and possibly other Arch-based systems as well) as the process is a bit different than how it is explained in: https://github.com/LedgerHQ/blue-app-...
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Why do I have to export the private view key every time I use my Ledger?

Let us first answer your main question, namely: Why do I have to export the private view key every time I use my Ledger? The private view key, if exported to the client (i.e. the Monero software), ...
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Why did the Monero GUI fail to generate a new wallet with the Ledger?

It seems a problem related to Windows USB controller, you can try using the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to fix the problem. It checks for common issues and makes sure that any new device or ...
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Ledger Nano S and seed words

This URL provides two independent means for mapping 12, 18, or 24 BIP 39 seed words used to configure Ledger devices to Monero Electrum seed words (25 seed words) that enable other traditional Monero ...
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Rescan Ledger wallet from 0 in the GUI?

With the wallet open, changing the wallet restore height in the GUI's Settings section under the Info tab will cause the chain to be re-scanned from the block height specified.
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Why can I not recover my Monero wallet?

You can restore a wallet by either using the keys, .keys file, the password or the 25-word mnemonic seed. You can learn more about reading these answers: How can I recover a wallet using the mnemonic ...
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Monero GUI wallet address in combination with the Ledger Nano S

It is very likely that you have an integrated address, which is a composite address made of an underlying standard address and a short payment id, packed together. An integrated address can be split ...
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Monero GUI: How do I switch back to my Ledger Nano S wallet from my original wallet

Wow, I'm dumb. If anyone else out there is having this problem (Switching between Monero Wallets) Want to unlock a different Wallet? Follow these steps: Open Monero GUI Click cancel instead of ...
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Why do I have to export the private view key every time I use my Ledger?

The Ledger wallet device does not have the ability to scan the entire blockchain, as it's small and limited in computation and memory. Instead, it authorizes the computer/smartphone it's connected to ...
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Syncing several wallets in the same ledger with local node. (start again switching)

Your image shows the blockchain is fully synced and up-to-date but the wallet is scanning the blockchain to find any transactions destined for your wallet. If your wallet is saved on the same ...
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