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Where can I find Monero public RPC nodes I can connect to?

Since Monero 0.15.0.0, you can use the public_nodes command in monero-wallet-cli. It will query your daemon, as the list is now shared over the P2P network. This can be used in tandem with the ...
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Is it safe to use a remote node?

Safety is a scale relative to your requirements. If the remote node is not your own remote node, you are trusting that remote node to a) not censor you by not relaying transactions or send you blocks ...
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Connect to remote node using moner-wallet-cli with --daemon-address with a password?

A login (username + password), if set on the daemon (via the monerod --rpc-login flag), has to be passed via the --daemon-login flag upon launching monero-wallet-cli. That is, monero-wallet-cli --help ...
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Remote node IP is always changing in Monero Gui wallet

In both Simple mode and Simple mode (bootstrap) the GUI will automatically connect to a random remote node. This configuration was preset by developers in order to improve user experience for the less ...
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What is a reliable Monero remote nodes that is used in the CakeWallet mobile app?

You can use the following cakewallet remote nodes as used in the mobile wallets: East coast: xmr-node-usa-east.cakewallet.com:18081 West coast: xmr-node-usa-west.cakewallet.com:18081 If your using ...
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Why does Monero require synchronization, but Bitcoin doesn't?

Why does Monero require synchronization, but Bitcoin doesn't? If you want to run a Bitcoin full node you still have to synchronize the blockchain and if you have a wallet loaded it still needs to ...
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Why does Monero refresh even if I use remote node?

Why does Monero refresh even if I use remote node? ... Why does Monero require refreshing of new blocks even if I don't run a local blockchain daemon? A wallet still needs to refresh (scan) the ...
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Wallet RPC error (internal error: "wallet.keys" is opened by another wallet program)

E Wallet initialization failed: internal error: "wallet.keys" is opened by another wallet program You can only have your wallet files open by one process at a time. So kill the process you ...
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Can I store the Monero local blockchain on a Ledger Nano S?

No. There is only a few MB, not 100's of GB on the device for apps and key stores.
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Is using a remote node more private than using Electrum on Tails

When using Tails (so Tor for your internet traffic) it is "safer", from an IP tracking perspective, than using clearnet. From an IP tracking perspective there is really no difference in safety between ...
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Is it possible to connect to multiple remote nodes?

No, connecting to multiple remote nodes would increase your risk as you are then having to trust more remote nodes. Remote nodes are not a centralization risk in any case (you can use any remote ...
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Does using a remote node compromise the whole wallet?

No, a remote node cannot determine your wallet address. However, using a 3rd party remote node, you are trusting the remote node operator to not: log your usage (e.g. IP analysis), trusting that ...
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Low security sync mode?

Let's first start with what's needed to compute which outputs are destined for you: The tx public key (R) Each one-time output destination destination key in the tx (P) Your wallets private view key (...
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How do I connect the GUI wallet to a TLS remote node?

Neither the CLI or GUI have support for SSL RPC connections. Therefore you have to proxy both server and client over SSL. You can setup a client stunnel proxy to point to the node that is fronted by ...
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Connecting Monero Light Wallet on Tails with Remote Node

Many remote node servers use the port 18089 as explained on Connecting to the remote node from the wallet, so you should try using that port.
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