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How can I use Monero without syncing the blockchain?

The Monero community encourages you to run a full node so you can get the highest level of privacy and support the network the most. However, we understand that convenience is sometimes more important....
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How do I, as a recipient, verify that my transaction actually arrived?

First, theoretical background can be found here: Selective transparency in Monero vs Zcash Why is the viewkey able to track incoming transactions, but not outgoing transactions? Is there any way to ...
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How do I set Google Chrome new tab page to Monero Stackexchange URL?

Search for "Blank New Tab Page" extension which allows either blank pages or a specific URL to be utilized.
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Tippero usage instructions

Tippero contains its own instructions, which can be queries with the !help and !commands commands (send a message to the bot with this command). The latter gives you a list of modules and their ...
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What are the shortcuts available in the official GUI?

Ctrl+S: go to panel "Send" Ctrl+R: go to panel "Receive" Ctrl+K: go to panel "Verify Payment" Ctrl+H: go to panel "History" (of transactions) Ctrl+B: go to the panel "AddressBook" Ctrl+M: go to ...
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Tippero usage instructions

To tip one person on Reddit you can reply to someone's comment and use the command: !tip 'nick' 'amount' To do a rain tip (for everyone currently active on the #monero IRC channel) you can use the ...
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How do I, as a sender, verify that my transaction actually arrived?

First, theoretical background can be found here: Selective transparency in Monero vs Zcash Why is the viewkey able to track incoming transactions, but not outgoing transactions? What is the TX key? ...
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How do I set Google Chrome new tab page to Monero Stackexchange URL?

Various resources state that this is not an option in Chrome. If this information is still accurate, you would have te resort to an extension. More on that here: google product forum stack exchange ...
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What is a good way to go about translating Monero software to other languages?

The Monero GUI is written with the Qt application framework that includes tools for the translation. As one can expect, translation files are located in the translation folder. You have to create a ...
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Backward compatibility and updates

Backward compatibility will be attempted for at least a couple versions. Some breakage is unavoidable, however. Push comes to shove, you've got your private keys and you should always be able to use ...
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How do I set Google Chrome new tab page to Monero Stackexchange URL?

From a quick look around i'm 95% certain you cant currently re-allocate the "open new tab page" to a specific address on chrome at the moment, but see below for chrome extensions that apparently do ...
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