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Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency based on the open source protocol created by a pseudonymous developer named Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Understanding Bitcoin addresses

I see a lot of scams listing bitcoin addresses to pay money into, and I'm wondering how feasible it is to block some instances of spam based on these addresses, but I confess to having only a passing ...
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IBitcoin Problems brcmfmac: brcmf_cfg80211_dump_station: BRCMF_C_GET_ASSOCLIST unsupported, err=-512

I have a new bitcoin machine which my pool shows it is not connected. I am able to see the following error in the Kernel Log: brcmfmac: brcmf_cfg80211_dump_station: BRCMF_C_GET_ASSOCLIST ...
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How to allow inbound connections for Bitcoin full node

I have dynamic public IP address which is 178.1.... and I have local IP address (router) which is 192.1... I indicated DHCP static address in the router as in the suggestion on bitcoincore.org I ...
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Port Forwarding Huawei HG8247H for BTC node

Hi I am trying to set up a full Bitcoin node to support the network, but I can't seem to get the port forwarding for port 8333 right on this Huawei router. I have attached screenshot of the port ...
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What kind of SSD Formats Do Raspberry Pi support?

i recently bought a PI model B+ to Run a Bitcoin Lightning node so i was learning how to use it and stuff like that. Before anything i have to download and sync the bitcoin core software so i was ...
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How can I get a total of all asks and bids from Binance using this curl on Linux?

This curl input will output a nice list of bids and asks from Binance's API: curl https://api.binance.com/api/v1/depth?symbol=ETHUSDT | jq But is there a way to calculate the total of all those asks ...
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Windows 7: How can I detect, whether the Firefox Browser is “Infected” by A Crypto miner or not?

My Parents own since a couple of years a Computer with Windows 7, and everything worked fine, until about three or nine months ago. That's when their PC started to lag! I recognized it, but didn't ...
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Can I use currency.js for commercial purposes? [closed]

I working on a cryptocurrency price tracker. I make use of the currency.js library. Can I use currency.js for commercial purposes?
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Recommended zfs properties for blockchain data mountpoints

Blockchain based technologies require large datasets to work. It makes sense to put them on a separate volume/dataset in case the filesystem supports them. I'm using ZFS and was wondering whether ...
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Can I siphon off unused power from a PSU?

I have a 850W PSU of which I'm currently using 350W. I have another device that requires 1300W, so can I use the existing PSU and another 1000W PSU together to power the new device?
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Why is POW mining process not affecting PC performance?

So I've been using this site, Moon Bitcoin for a little while (it's a faucet), and recently they have added a feature to do some bitcoin mining in the background, to increase the amount of bitcoin you ...
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Suspicion of Rogue Bitcoin miner

During a regular Ridnacs check I was clearing space on my SDD, and I've discovered a large bitcoin folder with 8 gigs or more, while I've never had Bitcoin. This is apparently a rogue miner on my ...
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Are bitcoin generators legal? [closed]

Are bitcoin generators legal please? I found quite a few on You tube google and yahoo search engines and I am trying to find out if they are legal or illegal to use.
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How many Bitcoins could I mine per month [closed]

I was curious about Bitcoin mining, and I was wondering how many Bitcoins I could mine in a month with a 50 GTX 980 TI. If anyone has any good links on where to start off in terms of research that ...
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Bitcoin faucets show “Server Error 500” on my network, but on others works fine

I am a bitcoin enthusiast, and i use faucets to increase my balance. Before this network i have now, i had a free wifi that is unfortunately closed now. So now i got a router (TP-LINK TL-WR740N), ...
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Do all P2P connections need a server to connect them to each other?

I have questions about the way P2P works - Do all p2p nodes need a server to connect them to each other ? (For example, pptp is a p2p connection but it users a vpn server, while bittorrent is also ...
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Bitcoin core GUI setup, and test server

I have set up the program and the sync is almost over, I opened ports and wanted to test Full node capabilities, I tried the test on this site https://getaddr.bitnodes.io/ , sometimes it is green, and ...
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Extract text from every three lines using Windows

I have a HUGE text file with details of my site users. (11GB+). It's built like that: Email: example@gmail.com Address: 1blahblahblahblah (Bitcoin Address). Password: blahblahblah Each of the ...
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Downloaded Bitcoin core from Github, getting configure error: (configure: error: libdb_cxx headers missing)

I'm following along with Andreas Antonopoulos Bitcoin book Mastering Bitcoin Chapter 3 (The Bitcoin client) I'm on a Mac and used homebrew to install the dependancies: brew install autoconf automake ...
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No such file or directory when file exists

I have a file called bitcoind in /usr/bin/bitcoind: bitcoin@Titan:~$ ll /usr/bin | grep bitcoind -rwxr-xr-x 1 bitcoin bitcoin 7789600 Nov 25 10:39 bitcoind* However, I cannot execute it: bitcoin@...
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Is keeping cpu on %100 is dangerous? [duplicate]

I'm a bitcoin miner and my pc unfortunately doesn't support gpu mining (keeps crashing my drivers) so I use cpu mining. However, is keeping my cpu on %100 dangerous? I have a dell inspiron 3542 with ...
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How to check CPU temperature on BAMT (Debian)

How can I check CPU temperature on BAMT? BAMT is Debian based bitcoin/litecoin mining distribution (kernel is 2.6.32-41 32 bit version). I've tried with lm-sensors, every time I'm using, I'm ...
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Why does minerd.exe*32 process run in my windows 7 machine?

I have noticed now suddenly that a process called minerd.exe*32 runs in my system along with process update.exe*32. These processes eat of a lot of CPU cycles. I googled minerd.exe. I came to know ...
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How to store cryptocurrencies safely? [closed]

How paranoid should you be when storing cryptocurrencies? 1. I am currently storing some BTC and LTC at paper wallets, but this does not feel good because what if the paper wallet gets 100 ...
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how to install bitcoin-qt wallet on debian 7

WARNING: Complete noob to linux (somewhat noob - if something can be installed w/ a package manager, I'm ok, else completely lost). I loaded debian 7 on a VBox VM (took 2 days to get everything to run ...
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How can I buy Bitcoins / Litecoins with Paypal or a credit card? [closed]

I've tried looking for a simple solution for buying Bitcoins or litecoins with Paypal or a credit card but it seems that all of the places around are accepting only wire transfers. Is this logical ? ...
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calling json-rpc via curl

I'am running Bitcoin-qt 0.8.6.1-beta on Qt 4.8.3 on windows 7 64. below is my .conf content in %appdata%/bitcoin folder rpcuser=bitcoinrpc rpcpassword=ahything rpcallowip=127.0.0.1 rpcallowip=192....
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Server hijacked / being used as bitcoin miner - how to I stop this?

I'm in a bit of a situation, my server has been hijacked and it appears to be involved in a bitcoin mining operation. I need to know where to start at least, I'm a novice system admin and haven't ...
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How can I use bitcoind from the command line on OS X

Apparently bitcoind should be bundled with Bitcoin-QT which I have installed, but I can't find it?
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How to generate a litecoin address? [closed]

I've downloaded the litecoin client and am trying to create an address. How do I generate one? Everything I put in results in a message: The entered address "" is not a valid Litecoin address.
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Bitcoin mining with Integrated graphics

I have Intel HD Graphics Family I thought this would be powerful to mine bitcoins really well. Is this even a GPU ? I used different miners (DiabloMiner, OpenCL, cgminer...) which all use just the ...
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Send Bitcoin Pool Information to another system for solving

I have a rig that I'd like to use for Bitcoin Mining. The rig has no access to the internet, but has the capability to SSH in to the machine. Unfortunetly there's no way I can fix this, so I'm looking ...
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Using PCIe risers, how many GPUs can fit on one motherboard and what power supply would it require? [duplicate]

I'm going to make my own mining rig for bitcoins. I have a friend who's going to build me a custom casing for it so it will be open air. Now what I want to know is how many GPUs can be crammed onto ...
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How can I add a Bitcoin donation link to my website? [closed]

I figure something like a hyperlink + QR code would do the job, but I don't want to accidentally upload my private key. Is there a Bitcoin service that makes this easy to manage?
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amd gpu but display on intel integrated graphics

On my Ubuntu 12.04 I connected my monitor to the onboard intel graphics. I'd like to use my ati radeon 6770 for opencl tasks (e.g. bitcoin mining). So far I couldn't figure out how to get the ati ...
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Bitcoin wallet backup “0/unconfirmed”

I get an "11dbexception" error saying "not enough space" and some transactions won't show up on the list. I've checked on Google, then erased everything but the current wallet.dat file from my Bitcoin ...
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Why is GPU used for mining bitcoins? [closed]

Something that I have not really grasped is the idea of bitcoins. Especially since everybody can mine for it using a powerful GPU. I wonder why is GPU used for this purpose? Is the work done by GPU ...
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How can I install OpenCL on Windows 8 Consumer Preview?

I have an Intel Core i3 540. It's got integrated graphics, as far as I know. I'm running the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. I've wanted to start mining bitcoins for fun, but I've been disappointed with ...
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Bitcoin synchronization freezes my computer

I've a fairly decent laptop, with good CPU, 4Go of ram and a SSD harddrive. Nevertheless, when I run the bitcoin client (0.4 or 0.5), the whole computer freezes for several minutes then is usable for ...
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Bitcoin daemon consuming over 581Mb of memory with 35 connections

With 35 connections, my bitcoind consumes 581Mb of memory which is over half of my total memory in VPS (1024 total) and I need memory also for other services such as apache2 and mysql on my server. ...
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Getting a GPU Bitcoin miner for Linux 64bit [closed]

I've just learned about the awesome world of Bitcoins. I've learned that the only way to make a decent amount of bitcoins is to "mine". However, everywhere I look, the miners are for Windows and those ...
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Creating my username and password for bitcoin

I'm reading this article for Windows Bitcoin mining Now, it tells me I need to create a Username and Password, but, when I run the batch, it says: Wrong Username or Password How does the Bitcoin ...
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Display with intel integrated graphics, bitcoin mine with Radeon 6950

I'm on Ubuntu Linux 11.04 64 bit. I have an intel i5 with integrated graphics and a Radeon 6950, with one monitor. I would like to run my graphics on the integrated card, and run bitcoin mining on ...
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What is Bitcoin? [closed]

Can someone explain what exactly is Bitcoin?
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How do I use the Bitcoin GUI app to mine bitcoins?

I'm new to Bitcoin. I installed and ran the GUI app, checked "Generate Coins" in the Settings menu, and the status bar reads "Generating". How do I know if it's actually working? I'm aware that ...
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Is BitCoin a scam (Seeding Initial Wealth)? [closed]

Hopefully You're aware of what BitCoin is (supposed to be)... Seeding Initial Wealth When the federal reserve "prints money", it doesn't just mail million-dollar checks to random Americans. It does ...
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Import a Bitcoin account

I have a new computer, and my Bitcoin keys are on my old PC. Is all of my private data in wallet.dat? What is the procedure to make the transfer properly from my old PC to the new one?