Bitcoin for Beginners is a subreddit for new users to ask Bitcoin related questions. **Do not respond to strangers direct messaging you, as over 99% of these people are Scammers.** This subreddit allows open discussion where peer review occurs. /BitcoinBeginners is not for posting new websites, memes, faucets, affiliate links, news, concern trolling, blog articles, or promoting altcoins and ICOs. **Bitcoin related Questions only** No url shorteners (auto spam)
A community dedicated to Bitcoin, the currency of the Internet. Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. You might be interested in Bitcoin if you like cryptography, distributed peer-to-peer systems, or economics. A large percentage of Bitcoin enthusiasts are libertarians, though people of all political philosophies are welcome.
I tried asking this in the bitcoincore sub yesterday, but it only has a handful of members and got no answers, so i now try here. When bitcoin-qt is first started, it asks for the location of datadir. If it is set to a custom location, it remembers it on subsequent launches. Where is this location stored, as no bitcoin.conf is generated in the default location, and i have not seen any other documentation to specify datadir except command line option and bitcoin.conf file?
Where does the Bitcoin-QT options dialog store options
When running Bitcoin-QT, there is an options dialog you can get to in the GUI under Settings. I've played with some of these settings and they don't store where I would expect. I've run some tests, on Windows 10, and it they are not housed in the bitcoin.conf file. What's more the settings persist if you change named conf files. Is it housed in the registry or some other file on the filesystem?
08-31 07:35 - 'Version 0.20 gets a clean bill of health from this specific Mac OSX AV software. Surely it also “opens ports on your computer...” as well. / I’m referring to the antivirus software doing a static analysis on the Bitcoin-QT e...' by /u/NotNiSza removed from /r/Bitcoin within 443-453min
''' Version 0.20 gets a clean bill of health from this specific Mac OSX AV software. Surely it also “opens ports on your computer...” as well. I’m referring to the antivirus software doing a static analysis on the Bitcoin-QT executable image. Depending on the versions they all have a variation of OSX malware agent-nnnnn. I don’t know what that is but I’m hoping it’s a false positive. ''' Context Link Go1dfish undelete link unreddit undelete link Author: NotNiSza
past week installed the new plugin that allow me to connect my electrum wallet to bitcoin-core, i use a hardware wallet and worked like a charm. Then today was updating the node and used bitcoin-qt instead of bitcoind and when was waiting suddendly i see some text in the gui where it says "recent transactions", and a lot of transactions where there. Then was like WTF happened here, someone stole my btc?, or installed a compromised version of electrum(i use archlinux and install from the repos). Why some transactions where there, i neved imported my wallet to bitcoin-gui. Inmediately deleted the wallet.dat and did the same in electrum, but my question is: Was something imported into bitcoin-qt?, all my history was redeable from the gui, i never imported into bitcoin-qt, and as far i know the seed never leave the hardware wallet. This is normal?, at least all my funds are still there but im really worried. PS: everything happened with my hardwallet unplugged. TL:DR: Connected my cold wallet to electrum(connected to bitcoind) past week, never to bitcoin-qt, today opened bitcoin-qt and all my history of transactions from my cold wallet(unplugged) was there(bitcoin-qt), is this normal?.
Connecting bitcoin-qt to bitcoind on local network
Hello, I have a bitcoin node running on a headless box (bitcoind) and I would like to connect to it using bitcoin-qt on my desktop. I'm getting a little confused with the process.... does bitcoin-qt need to connect to bitcoind using RPC? Do I store my wallet file on the bitcoind box, or bitcoin-qt box? The bitcoin node is already setup to work with an electrum server, so I already have rpcbind=0.0.0.0, rpcallowip=$ELECTRUX_IP, and rpcuserpcpassword set. I tried adding my desktop IP to rpcallowip, and setting the appropriate username/password in bitcoin-qt's bitcoin.conf, but no luck. I can see in debug.log for bitcoin-qt that the connection is rejected. The node runs over TOR and I have onlynet=onion set in bitcoind's bitcoin.conf, but that doesn't seem to stop electrumx connecting via RPC over clearnet, so this shouldn't be an issue right? Am I missing something here? Help would be much appreciated!
Electrum doesnt reconigze my wallet.dat (from bitcoin QT) what to do?
Guys, i downloaded electrum on my laptop and tried to import my old wallet.dat from (bitcoin QT) 2017. But Electrum doesn't recognize the file. Anyone know how to solve this f*cking problem. Perhaps any other suggestions ?
Bitcoin Core (formerly Bitcoin-Qt) is the third Bitcoin client, developed by Wladimir van der Laan based on the original reference code by Satoshi Nakamoto. It has been bundled with bitcoind since version 0.5. Bitcoin-Qt has been rebranded to Bitcoin Core since version 0.9.0 .. Bitcoin Core can be used as a desktop client for regular payments or as a server utility for merchants and other ... Bitcoin.org is a community funded project, donations are appreciated and used to improve the website. Make a donation Bitcoin-Qt is the so – called" official " client of the network, which is developed and promoted by Bitcoin Foundation, a non-profit organization uniting core developers and responsible for the community's contacts with corporations and governments.Bitcoin Foundation branches are opened in several dozens of countries around the world. What is bitcoin-qt.exe? The .exe extension on a filename indicates an exe cutable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the bitcoin-qt.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application. 1. Install Bitcoin-Qt Since version 0.9, Bitcoin-Qt was renamed to Bitcoin Core t o reduce confusion between Bitcoin-the-network and Bitcoin-the-software. Bitcoin Core is a full Bitcoin client. It is a thick client, meaning it requires the full blockchain (explained below) on local disk to operate and expose blockchain back to the network to help relay and verify transactions.
Getting your Private Keys from the Bitcoin Core wallet ...
Programming Bitcoin-qt using the RPC api (1 of 6) - Duration: 3:17. Lars Holdgaard 4,643 views. 3:17. Language: English Location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help In this video from http://www.secureyourwallet.com we do a full review of the original Satoshi Bitcoin wallet. We do an install, look at the blockchain data,... Get our free Bitcoin course here - https://chrisdunn.com/free-bitcoin-course This Bitcoin basics video series will explain Bitcoin for beginners. You'll lear... I make content that no one wants to watch In this tutorial we are going to get our private keys from the bitcoin core wallet. This only works when you created the bitcoin address in the same wallet. ...