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How can individuals safeguard themselves and the community against a key reusing fork?

First, there is no stealing possible, so your funds are safe ASSUMING THE MONEROV (OR OTHER KEY REUSING FORK) SOFTWARE IS NOT A TROJAN. If it is not, then the key reuse only affects one of the privacy ...
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What is MoneroV, and how is it different than Monero?

MoneroV is a chain split off Monero. It will inherit Monero's history going forward. MoneroV is widely regarded as an attack on the Monero network. Any initial transactions made on MoneroV will be ...
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Are there any technical reasons why Monero Classic could not exist?

No reason. Some did just that (probably not intentionally, though). You're free to mine on that chain, I think it's still there. You could make an exchange and sell those monero if you wished (...
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How can I create a new Monero genesis block?

Go here and screw around with the genesis tx and nonce. You probably also want to change other stuff (network id) to avoid contacting live Monero nodes. I've helpfully decoded the genesis tx so you ...
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Will the RingCT fork make it harder for other CryptoNote coins to merge improvements made to Monero?

Yes, it will. Every time a substantial change is made in one fork, the other forks will find it more difficult to port anything they might want where it conflicts. I'd say the main change from the ...
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How can I use monero-blockchain-blackball to improve my privacy?

monero-blockchain-blackball was created to allow a line of defense against other people using Monero with low regard for privacy. In the simplest sense, this tool allows you to ignore others' outputs (...
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What is MoneroV, and how is it different than Monero?

MoneroV despite whatever intentions it may claim is an actual attack on MoneroV's own privacy as well as Monero's and even in MoneroV's claims of basic differences highlights several red flags that ...
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How can individuals safeguard themselves and the community against a key reusing fork?

This is information in supplement to user36303's comment. I've created a high-level guide below on how to handle chain splits. Many of the actions can be taken with the steps listed in the other ...
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Genesis transaction explanation?

The genesis block is not predicted. The genesis block is decided upon in advance, and then hard coded as the first block that must appear in the blockchain. You can see it hard coded in the codebase ...
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Why is the Monero hash rate so low after the v7 fork compared to other Monero forks?

When Monero forked to v7, it changed its proof of work algorithm. While it previously used Cryptonight, it now uses a slight variant (technically, variant 1) of Cryptonight, which should be typically ...
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Is Monero really decentralized, if the dev team can easily change the POW algorithm to fight off ASICs so easily?

Centralization is a continuum. Actions and circumstances move a particular system along that continuum. There are several points which are topical here: Monero development is made by a smallish ...
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How can I get my own genesis tx to use in my monero fork?

I had the same problem. I had to solve it by writing custom function. It generates new account, save account keys to file, and sends block 0 reward money to it in genesis transaction. It also ...
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How to create a Genesis Block

The genesis block is automatically created for you from the genesis transaction and the genesis nonce that is hard coded here: https://github.com/monero-project/monero/blob/...
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Steps to Fork Monero

Monero is based on Cryptonote, which has a forking guide. This guide will show you the places in Monero's codebase that you'll want to examine and modify: https://github.com/cryptonotefoundation/...
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How to generate a new genesis tx?

I fixed it changing this line from 1 to 0. your_coin/CMakeLists.txt:102 # set this to 0 if per-block checkpoint needs to be disabled set(PER_BLOCK_CHECKPOINT 0) It means that before I was running ...
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Differences between Masari web wallet and Mymonero

Disclaimer: I am the creator of this new wallet When you use MyMonero, your private view is sent to the server (with your public address), but not the private spend keys. It means the server is able ...
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V Fork happened yet?

There is no support for MoneroV in Freewallet. Unless they support the fork, you will not be able to claim MoneroV. As a reminder, Freewallet controls your private keys. If you used a different ...
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Monero fork: block creation time fluctuation

Yes, it is normal. Block creation is random. Sometimes it'll take more time than your target, and sometimes less. Think of it as flipping a coin. You can expect tails in... hmm... a bit more than 1.5 ...
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Just mined with an old version v0.13.0.4 and upgraded to v0.14.0.2. Reward now missing

0.13.0.4 can not understand the current consensus rules, so it's essentially playing in its own abandoned playpen. You never found any Monero. It's a bit similar to participating in a bike race, ...
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Confused about the monero hardforks that spawned xmc monero classic and xmo monero original?

As far as I know, they're all the same. There's no actual maintained fork, just the ASICs which didn't switch to another coin continuing mining on their own chain. Three (four I think ?) different ...
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monerov windows wallet gui.exe showing up as Trojan

Because you can mine MoneroV with it and that is considered a malware by antivirus software. Monero has the same problem (MoneroV wallet is a clone of the Monero wallet). Other mining software have ...
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What is an airdrop attack?

I'm guessing this refers to the "mass social engineering" attack where people are "paid" to use their Monero keys against the network. If you can get enough people to "de-anonymize" their transactions,...
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Monero original giving me this strange line saying upgrade

Monero has updated its consensus rules a couple months ago. What some call "Monero original" is just an old Monero version on which some people continued to mine. You need to update your software so ...
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Mining a custom coin based on Monero

Im going to assume you've setup a mining pool for your "custom coin", just set the correct algo perimeters on xmrig and point it to your mining pool. Nothing needs to be modified in XMRig
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Exchange for Monero Fork

If you create a coin, people will mine it. Once they mine it, they will get coins as a reward. You then have to negotiate with exchanges to list your coin or in a best case scenario they will list the ...
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Monero Fork: Transaction hash is not generated from the wallet RPC

If the tx is in the mempool, a tx hash must exist. If the wallet RPC is not returning to you the tx hash in the result of the transfer call, your fork codebase has issues. Blocks not being mined could ...
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Can someone suggest a better way to test transfers for development testing?

You need to run a private testnet. Instructions can be found here: https://github.com/moneroexamples/private-testnet Without it being private, your mined blocks wont make it onto the real testnet ...
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What's Wownero's mining emission curve?

You can see the emission curve here: https://i.imgur.com/Q9aHNIi.png It's essentially the same exponential decay as Monero, but stretched out over 50 years or so rather than 7 or 8 years for Monero. ...
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Monero fork that does not support pooling?

It might be Wownero ? wowario, one of the Wownero coders, was recently asking on IRC about a proposed system to sign a coinbase with the output secret key, which is a way to allow a miner to steal a ...
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