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The official Monero Graphical User Interface maintained by the Monero Core Team.
Name of monero daemon (replacing bitmonerod) starting with the v0.10.0 - Wolfram Warptangent - release
The official command line wallet available for Monero on Linux, Windows, ARM, MacOS, and Android.
The process of using a computer to verify transactions on the Monero network. Mining helps keep the network safe, since it is unlikely that one person or group of people can control a large portion of…
A distributed ledger of all transactions both past and present, without revealing who the funds came from or went to.
Program that implements the protocol for remote procedure call (RPC) use. For Monero it is called monerod
Service allowing Monero miners to pool resources in order to reduce the variance between discovering blocks. Reward are generally divided largely based on the contributed hashrate of each member of th…
The process of bringing a Monero client up to date with the blocks it is missing from the block chain.
A Monero application used to provide programatic access (via an RPC interface) to Monero wallets.
Questions regarding the information that is leaked through cryptocurrency transactions or related processes
New protocol designed by the Monero Research Labs combining ring signatures from CryptoNote with Confidential transactions. RingCT transactions are not only untraceable (ring signature) but also keep …
Security issues with the design or implementation of Monero and related crypto-currencies.
Questions about using CPUs for mining
Discussion of any data included in a Monero transaction
A device on the internet running the monero software, with a full copy of the monero blockchain, actively assisting the monero network in maintenance of that blockchain.
Abbreviation for Remote Procedure Call. Used in Monero and related services.
A 13 or 25 word phrase used to backup a monero account, available in a number of languages. This 25-word phrase (13 words in the case of MyMonero) has all the information needed to view and spend fund…
Questions about using GPUs for mining.
Popular web wallet and lightweight wallet. All cryptography is done locally on the users' devices, so the operators of MyMonero never have access to your private login key and are unable to spend your…
A ring signature is a group of cryptographic signatures with at least one real participant, but there is no way to tell which in the group is the real one as they all appear valid, while the key image…
CryptoNote is an application layer protocol that powers several decentralized privacy oriented digital currencies including Monero
Practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties called adversaries
One of two sets of private and public cryptographic keys that each account has, with the private view key required to view all transactions related to the account.
Questions about Monero that are specific to Linux-based operating systems
Monero fork, either intentionally planned (like Aeon when launched) or created when more than one Monero chain continues to be mined following a hard fork.
Fees paid by the sender to the miner as payment for confirmation of the transaction on the Monero network,
number of blocks that are dependent on a given transaction. This includes the block containing that transaction and all blocks after it in the blockchain. The more confirmations a transaction has, the…
Questions about Monero addresses, including address types, usage, purpose and format
Secure method of storing Monero such that the private key remains "cold" or never connected to a "hot" wallet or Internet connected device. Cold-storage could include the use of a paper wallet or a ha…
Questions about the function, reason for, and underlying concepts of mining.
A Payment ID is an encrypted, arbitrary and optional transaction attachment that consists of 8 bytes. A Payment ID is usually used to identify transactions to merchants and exchanges: Given the int…
The process of recovering a wallet from cold storage using its mnemonic seed or private key
CryptoNight is a proof-of-work algorithm that mixes graphics processing unit (GPU) and central processing unit (CPU) mining to create a system resistant to both application-specific integrated circuit…
Questions about Monero development or development processes
Any alteration to Monero which changes the block structure (including block hash), difficulty rules, or set of valid transactions
the measuring unit of the processing power used to secure the Monero network.