Unanswered Questions

447 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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How would Monero verify transactions on a 2-way pegged sidechain?

From my understanding, in order to retrieve tokens on a side-chain, you would have to send your XMR to some address that would then be unlocked when you burn the side-chain tokens. How could Monero ...
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What is the concept of Refund Transactions from the MRL?

I am searching for more information on the concept of refund transactions. I found that the MRL is working on a paper on the topic (source). Would this be something that will be used in channel ...
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How to create more outputs?

I forked aeon/monero for fun and to learn. I have seed nodes running, pools running, miners running. The blockchain syncs, nodes connect to eachother. I can send transactions from the cli wallet only ...
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Unable to spend from cold storage

I am unable to spend from my offline cold storage, I can see the coins as available on the watch-only wallet. Using the transfer command, I am able to generate an unsigned transaction file. This file ...
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Security risk due to bad random number generator when creating transactions

I've noticed such risk mentioned in this answer to another question, where a presentation (page 28) by Nicolas T. Courtois, studying Monero cryptography, was referred to. I'm interested to better ...
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Segmentation Fault problem when running monerod in whonix

The first time I ran monerod in whonix, everything worked perfectly. But everytime after that, when I try to start it up, everything looks normal (green line read: NET service bound to ...)(second ...
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How do I figure out how much a share is worth in the PPLNS world?

I'm trying to figure out how much accepted shares are worth, however small, in a mining pool, situation, specifically of a PPLNS scheme. What is the formula to figure how what a specific share is ...
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MLSAG adaptation?

I understand that the main reason why the RCTTypeFull scheme is not applied to multi-input transactions is that the true signing keys in the MLSAG algorithm are on the same row, which impacts ...
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Where is the original CryptoNote Java implementation?

Supposedly CryptoNote was first implemented in Java and soon after migrated to C++. Where can I get the original Java implementation? I don't see it on GitHub and I can't get access to the ...
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setting up multiple GPU's to mine

I'm new to mining XMR, and mining in general. I'm currently using a Evga GTX760 Superclocked 2 gig card and am picking up a gtx 750ti tonight. For pretty cheap but I know I don't have it set up right ...
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What is the minimum number of nodes for a private I2P testnet?

What is the minimum number of nodes for a private I2P testnet ?
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Missing payment to my Monero Core GUI

I would really appreciate your help in understanding whats happened to a transaction of mine. Ok, so the details: I used Exodus Wallet to send DASH to Shapeshift, in order to Exchange for Monero. I ...
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how to run monerod as service on ubuntu 16.04

I've installed monerod on remote ubuntu machine, but can't start as daemon. systemd service keeps failing. tried to run with --detach with no luck. systemd[1]: Starting Monero Full Node... systemd[1]:...
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Any thought on the Minergate hard fork of Dashcoin? Is it a 51% attack?

You can read the whole thing on the Dashcoin thread on bitcointalk.org I'll keep things short. Since Dashcoin is a copy of Bytecoin, it was effected by the same bug found by the Monero team back in ...
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How do the privacy mechanisms of Monero (ringsig, ringct & stealth addresses) affect the implementation of a second layer, like the lightning network?

I can make sense of how the Lightning Network is implemented in Bitcoin, and why SegWit was a big deal for it. Fluffypony talked about implementing LN in Monero, so I am wondering how the privacy ...

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