Questions tagged [bitcoin-core]
Bitcoin Core is a full node implementation of the Bitcoin protocol with a wallet and GUI. Bitcoin Core is a MIT-licensed Qt 5 GUI application for the original Bitcoin codebase. Additional/previous names include "Bitcoin-Qt", "Satoshi-Client", and "Standard Client". This tag should be used when referring to the Bitcoin Core software.
Failed to start Bitcoin daemon
I set up Tor with bitcoind. After that, when I started the daemon, I got the following error. Error: Cannot set -bind or -whitebind together with -listen=0 My bitcoin.conf is: server=1 txindex=1 ...
What wallet size difference to expect between Bitcoin Core (binary) and Electrum (json) wallet files?
Imagine a relatively big wallet with tens of thousands of addresses and 3x transactions. Now, let's say I restore such a wallet and do full re-scan in two applications - in Bitcoin Core and in ...
Early version of bitcoin and poker
How can we locate the code for an online poker game in version 0.1.0 of Bitcoin, which multiple articles on the internet claim was included by Satoshi Nakamoto? Furthermore, how can we verify that ...
Does Bitcoin Core version v22.0.0 support SLIP-0132?
Launched my own Bitcoin Core with regtest. Installed Specter and made it connect to that node. In Specter, I created a new bitcoin wallet, basing it on the bitcoin core hot wallet. In Specter, I ...
bitcoin core generate xpub (not hardened) from pubkey
I am a vendor in a marketplace that accepts bitcoin. In bitcoin core that I run, I retrieved pubkey of my wallet by running getaddressinfo. Now, I need to generate an xpub key and pass it on to the ...
How do i trade my bitcoin with high chances of profit [closed]
I have been wanting to invest my funds in a very long time but i always have it difficult to do because i am always scared of losing my funds to bitcoin and now that i realize the speedy increment of ...
Consequences of turning on pruning setting in Bitcoin core after initial block download
I have been running full node without specifying the pruning settings in bitcoin.conf. I was wondering if I need to re-download the entire blockchain if I restart my node after turning on pruning ...
order of the details array in the output of the gettransaction wallet API call
According to https://developer.bitcoin.org/reference/rpc/gettransaction.html the details array contains a list of the outputs of that transaction. Each output has a vout. So in my tests, it seems that ...
Why is wtxid called "hash" in Bitcoin Core's getrawtransaction RPC?
In the industry txid is known as "transaction hash". Why wasn't the "hash" field called "wtxid"?
The "open configuration file" for Bitcoin Core does not open
Why doesn't the "open configuration file" in Bitcoin Core open when I click on it? Settings -> Options -> Main, open configuration file at bottom left -> Configuration options. It ...
Weak Subjectivity Checkpoints trust assumptions
With AssumeUTXO it should be possible to sync to chaintip from a recent snapshot of the UTXO set, rather than from the genesis block (although there's background full validation after sync). This is ...
Bitcoin-core not saving transaction data
I have installed Bitcoin Core for full node and the synchronization seems to have finished, but there seems to be no transaction data saved on my PC storage. Why is this? Hopefully it should be ...
Bitcoin Core v.23 import private key question
Bitcoin Core v.23 import private key question Hello. I have a private key which I have imported (importprivkey in console) into bitcoin core v.0.17.1. Balance for example 1 bitcoin Made a transaction ...
How Wallet Mobile Softwares deal with Wallet Balance and Transaction history?
I'm trying to build a mobile software Wallet made in Flutter with a Bitcoin Core Full node that communicates with a Node.js backend. The problem I can't find the answer to is: how can wallet ...
Why zero amount transaction outputs are kept in Bitcoin Core chainstate database?
They can be added as an input to a transaction, but what is the benefit of that? Isn't it the same as adding any random data to the transaction and pay the fee? You must know the key(s) to sign, and ...