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What are some ways I can disguise my mnemonic seed?
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From fluffyponyza here: Due to the nature of the key you can write it as part of something else - eg. write a fake love letter to your wife so that the 24 words on the left hand side are your key ...

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How do I generate a QR-code for a Monero address?
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QR-codes have nothing specific to Monero. They are just a 2D representation of a string. It should work with any qr-code tool, and for any alphanumeric string of less than 4296 characters. So this ...

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RPC method to translate key_offsets
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The method is get_outs. Here is an example of a query: curl -X POST http://127.0.0.1:18081/get_outs \ -d '{"outputs" : [{"amount":500000000000, "index":154735}]}' \ -H 'Content-Type: ...

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I2P: How does the reseed works ?
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Indeed, the question cited refers to a list of url. The reseed process starts with choosing randomly one of them. So let's assume that the choosen URL is : https://i2p.mooo.com/netDb/. Here are the ...

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How long should the GUI wallet take to synchronize?
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7 votes

It is significantly slower with an HDD compared to an SSD. Bandwith is also a significant factor. Yes, if you clicked on the defaults, then you are downloading the entire blockchain. See this ...

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How can I get Wolf's open-source AMD miner to work on Ubuntu?
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There is a problem with amdgpu and Gnome on the kernel 4.4 (default kernel with ubuntu 16.04). So If you want to use Gnome, Install a new kernel before installing the drivers : example Install amdgpu-...

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How does one go about setting up a mining pool?
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Edit 11/19/2017: another pool mining software has been crowdfunded. Source and instructions can be found here. People with limited linux skills should try Monerodo, which is an ubuntu with a bunch of ...

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For what reason could I use the monerod 'ban' command?
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If you run an instance of monerod with internet open bind ports, you may want to ban ips that are malicious or suspecious, like one trying a DOS attack or a node running a buggy version. Dropping the ...

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Where did simpleminer go?
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simpleminer has been removed. You can either use the miner in the daemon/wallet or any of the mining programs found on https://monerohash.com/#getting_started

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Should I run my Monero Node on Linux, Windows or macOS / OS X?
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If you run the provided binaries, it should be the same on all platforms, whereas if you plan to build from source, it's easier to use docker. I find it easier to use docker on linux over windows ...

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Duplicate output keys
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Here are the duplicates for block in range(1,1500000), with the count: 8837 9b2e4c0281c0b02e7c53291a94d1d0cbff8883f8024f5142ee494ffbbd088071 70 ...

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Kovri modularity and I2P compatibility
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Kovri and Monero are 2 distinct stand-alone projects that does not share any source code in common. Even if developers are not the same, it is still the same community (they are both under https://...

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What are the threats against I2P?
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I2P's threat model consists of : Brute force attacks A brute force attack can be mounted by a global passive or active adversary, watching all the messages pass between all of the nodes and ...

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How to set up a mining pool?
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If you have limited linux skills, i suggest you try Monerodo, which is an ubuntu with a bunch of monero software pre-installed, including a pool software. Otherwise, you can start looking at ...

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For the CLI wallet, how can I teach myself all that it can do?
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5 votes

You just have to type help BEFORE running the software, like ./monerod --help

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Is there a way to remotely access simplewallet securely?
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There is no built-in secure way to use simplewallet (renamed monero-cli-wallet) remotely. However, you could rely on a trusted third party software to secure the transport, like ssh, stunnel, nginx .....

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Can I use the GUI wallet over SSH?
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Just change : ssh XXXXXXX with : ssh -L18081:127.0.0.1:18081 XXXXXXX This means : open a local port 18081, and redirect all messages to 127.0.0.1:18081 in the remote host. This will be exactly ...

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Setup remote-connectable node?
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In addition to @gingeropolous's answer, you can increase your privacy by encrypting the transport. An easy solution is to use ssh tunneling : ssh -L18081:< monerod-local-ip >:< monerod-rpc-...

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How does RingCT increase in transaction sizes affect people?
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Currently, it only affect fees, which are a little higher. In term of disk space, it is negligible (current blockchain size is ~10GB). The little overhead for network traffic should largely be ...

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Wolf GPU miner using CPU?
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Configuration is done in the file "xmr.conf". Index "-1" is used for the CPU. You can disable CPU mining by setting "threads": 0 in the section with "index": -1

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Is there any way to put non AES-NI processors to use for mining?
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It is possible. You just have to set ./configure --disable-aes-ni when building the cpu miner. There is a memory leak when built without aes-ni. So you will have to restart it regularly (for me, ...

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Mining on Mecer Xtreme S01 PC-On-Stick?
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Yes, since Z3735F has x86_64 instruction set. But there is no AES so you will get a very small hash rate, and considering its design, it will probably overheat, so most probably not worth it.

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Can I mine with more than one client on a given mining pool?
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You can start the same command line one each machine and it will work. However, if you have hardwares with significant difference in hashrate, it may be better to target a specific difficulty. That ...

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Moving LMDB from Laptop to SBC?
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It might work. Edit: As per hyc's comment, it will work fine. You can safely try as it would properly trigger an error. Here is a detailled answer.

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Generating a new wallet, locally, from your android wallet app
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monero-wallet-gui can be seen as a "wrapper" for wallet2.cpp, and it can be built for android with NDK. Alternatively, monero-wallet-cli can also be built with android NDK, but you would need a ...

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Monero RPC over SSL for client and server
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Once you have setup the tunnel, it is equivalent to having monerod running in localhost. It is transparent for monero-wallet-cli and monero-wallet-gui. The only difference, that i noticed so far, is ...

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Is there a way to tell how many coins are currently generated?
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Transaction fees does not disappear. They are earned by the miners as part of the block reward, so they stay in the available money supply.

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Should one disable the Windows firewall for the Monero Wallet GUI?
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3 votes

To connect to one of moneroworld nodes, one has to establish an outgoing connection. Default firewall policy is to allow outgoing connections and block incomming connections. So you don't need to ...

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Are there any pre-built Monero miners for Linux?
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There is no pre-built linux pool miner provided by the core team. You can only solo mine with the official binaries. For Wolf's CPU Miner, you need "libcurl4-openssl-dev make automake gcc" For his ...

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Exploring Testnet's Blockchain
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You can check this block explorer (according to this reddit post) : http://xmrtestbbzl275vy.onion/ tor2web proxy: http://xmrtestbbzl275vy.onion.link/

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