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How do I connect monero-wallet-cli to a remote node?

monero-wallet-cli supports a command line argument "daemon-address" that allows you to specify the host and port to use instead of the defaults. The argument value takes the form host:port. So if you ...
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Is it possible to create a lighter wallet than simplewallet without giving up a view key?

Most of the space in a block is transactions. Most of the space in transactions is signatures (especially with RingCT). The wallet doesn't actually verify signatures, the daemon does it (you're ...
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Is it possible to create a lighter wallet than simplewallet without giving up a view key?

You need to pass every output public key, along with every transaction public key. If we assume RingCT (going forward), this is 3 * 32 bytes per transaction (1 transaction public key + 2 output public ...
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How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?

I captured the stream of RPC requests and answers between monero-wallet-cli and monerod (v0.10) with wireshark to see how much data is transferred during a synchronization. It was a synchronization ...
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How do I use a computer with a wallet to access a headless node at my home?

Yep! That can totally work. We'll call your headless node the Monerodo for simplicities sake (Monerodo = Monero Node). On the Monerodo you want to launch monero with the following flag: monerod --...
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Using remote node still syncs blockchain?

In Monero there's two "syncs". First, the blockchain sync, which is basically downloading the blockchain from other nodes / peers. Second, the wallet sync, which is the wallet "refreshing" / scanning ...
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How do I connect monero-wallet-cli to a remote node?

There's a thread in reddit on the subject here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/4jloss/nodemonerohashcom_public_remote_node_for_your/ In short, simply use the switch --daemon-host when ...
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Monero Light Client

This addresses part of your question: The lightwallet by jwinterm is probably most similar thing to an SPV wallet so far https://getmonero.org/getting-started/choose shen-noether is working ...
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How can I use a private node on Wolfram Warptangent?

First thing to note is that simplewallet was renamed to monero-wallet-cli in Wolfram Warptangent. Secondly, it could be that the node is currently offline. There are other remote nodes available here. ...
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If I compile monerod from source, do I also have to compile the GUI to use the GUI?

There are no pre-compiled GUI binaries released yet. When beta is released you will be able to download binaries but for now you need to build them yourself.
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How do I merge wallet data from multiple wallets that control the same address?

There is no tooling to do this at this time.
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Is it possible to create a lighter wallet than simplewallet without giving up a view key?

In addition to answers provided, here's an idea for a fuzzy-wallet: A wallet which would sacrifice accurracy of the actual balance to be able to be lighter. The idea is to have some kind of outside ...
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How to bind daemon to inbound/outbound listening port on ubuntu

Basically, you have to open the port to outside connections. A tutorial that covers this is on the getmonero.org webpage: https://getmonero.org/knowledge-base/user-guides/vps_run_node If you are ...
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What is the reason why its so hard to implement Monero into current wallets?

Monero has a completely different code-base than Bitcoin. It was not inherited from Bitcoin, and it was written from scratch (Bytecoin was the first CryptoNote cryptocurrency, and Monero inherited ...
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How to build MyMonero wallet for Windows?

The MyMonero desktop app is built with Electron. To build it you need to install NodeJS and NPM. After installing Node, download the source code from GitHub, open command prompt and go to the ...
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How does the wallet scan for outputs belonging to it?

As far as I can tell from the code, the option 1 seems to be the case. Most of the core functions of the wallet are implemented in src/wallet/wallet2.cpp. In pull_blocks which is called from within ...
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How much information is passed from the daemon to simplewallet when scanning for a wallet's transactions?

This was kind of already answered in this question. Therefore, I'll quote the answer provided by user36303 there. Q: What are the risks in using the same daemon A: They're typically small, and mostly ...
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Monero Light Client

I assume you mean "light" to mean that the wallet does not keep a copy of the blockchain. Well, if you have a node to point the wallet at, whether it be a trusted external node or whether it be your ...
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How do I use a computer with a wallet to access a headless node at my home?

I was trying to do the same thing, but so far didn't realize what I was doing wrong. There reason it took me so long to figure it out was that I didn't find the errors here on Stack Exchange, at least ...
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Why isn't communication between wallet and daemon encrypted?

I'm not qualified to answer this but I'll provide this in answer in the hopes that someone more qualified will step in. There is no reason why you shouldn't connect to a remote node, but any node you ...
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If I compile monerod from source, do I also have to compile the GUI to use the GUI?

After some experimenting, I have news on this question. A trusted Monero contributor provided me with an unofficial pre-built binary (actually, it was a directory of files, plus an executable to run ...
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Can monero-wallet-cli be run as a light wallet?

This is a bug: the restore height should have been taken into account. If you don't specify a restore height, it actually works (you get asked for one, which is used). This will be fixed.
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How to access Monero GUI desktop wallet in MyMonero web wallet?

Even though MyMonero generates a 13 word mnemonic seed by default, it will accept a 25 word mnemonic seed (generated by either the CLI or the GUI) as well. There are basically two options: You import ...
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How does a light wallet function?

Same like mymonero: How does mymonero web wallet work? Instead of your wallet getting blockchain data and scanning it yourself, you give the service your viewkey and address and it does the scanning ...
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Network fees and light-wallet options

(A speculative answer): Yes, it seems that most exchanges have 0.05 XMR withdrawal fee. Monero transaction fees are quite high but not that high. Perhaps the exchanges try to offset the cost of Monero ...
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How to Generate monero wallet on server-side(node.js) or locally?

Alright, solved generating monero wallets problem like that (using Meteor.js): Downloaded this AWESOME repo: https://github.com/mymonero/mymonero-core-js Unpacked this repo to the node_modules ...
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NetworkByte for Monero Stagenet

The stagenet address network bytes are defined in decimal in the file https://github.com/monero-project/monero/blob/3ad4ecd4ff52f011ee94e0e80754b965b82f072b/src/cryptonote_config.h uint64_t const ...
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Is there an easy way of creating a transaction in NodeJs?

You can set up a Monero daemon and then connect to it with this node.js client You should also check out rx-monero-wallet Both of these are reasonably documented
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How to strengthen a light/mobile wallet such as MyMonero

The article Javascript Cryptography Considered Harmful goes through this quite well. Secure delivery of Javascript to browsers is a chicken-egg problem. Newer browsers that support Subresource ...
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Is Hybrid mobile wallet is as just secure than native

If you run a full node and use the wallet that comes with it, you have complete privacy. The odds of being robbed go down to practically zero because no one can see what your doing. When you use any ...
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