Ivan Brightly
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What is the bandwidth cost of running a full node?
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Bandwidth utilization greatly depends upon whether or not inbound ports are opened up or not. On a fast 10gbit+ VPS with inbound ports opened up, I see 280 GB inbound and 250 GB outbound used. On a ...

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Monero mixin 0 versus Zcash "T" address transaction
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Monero mixin 0 is still superior to a Zcash "T" transparent transaction due to the fact that Monero uses stealth addresses for every transaction whereas Zcash does not have this feature. I do not ...

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How do I save the Monero blockchain to another hard drive?
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In addition to pebx's answer, note that the default directory on Windows is %programdata%\bitmonero at least in v10.0. Move this entire directory to drive of your choosing and then run the command ...

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Windows or Linux for Monero
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As someone who runs both Windows and Linux, I'd say that there is no bad choice but there certainly are better ones for specific use cases. Casual use: Windows - no need to dual boot or learn a new ...

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How do I set Google Chrome new tab page to Monero Stackexchange URL?
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Search for "Blank New Tab Page" extension which allows either blank pages or a specific URL to be utilized.

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Can Monero's privacy features be integrated into (copied) by bitcoin?
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One of the key privacy features for Monero goes beyond the use of stealth addresses, ring signatures and confidential transactions (coming January '17). More so it's the fact that all of these ...

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Does having a separated daemon add security risks to Monero?
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As others have stated, having a separate blockchain daemon and wallet application is a strategic design decision. Here's a comment from Wladimir J. van der Laan, Bitcoin Core Maintainer: To name an ...

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Monerod synchronization problems
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When ugrading from 0.9.x to 0.10.x it's highly recommended to delete the database and re-sync from scratch. You almost got it, but the default location of the database is in the c:\programdata\...

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NV or AMD for mining
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In terms of raw performance, Nvidia and AMD compare favorably. Once electricity usage is factored in, Nvidia wins out with far higher efficiency in the current round of technology. http://...

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Should one disable the Windows firewall for the Monero Wallet GUI?
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In order to get full wallet functionality, there is no need to allow incoming connections with the local OS firewall. In this mode, you will make 8 outbound connections and 0 inbound connections, be ...

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