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The various approaches the core client takes are described in some detail on the Bitcoin wiki. Once you're connected to the network, your peers can tell you about more peers, so the big question is, how do you get the first peer? There are some hardc
Find examples of how to build programs using Bitcoin. The following guide aims to provide examples to help you start building Bitcoin-based applications. To make the best use of this document, you may want to install the current version of Bitcoin Co
But it will make a few outgoing connections to random internet nodes (slight security problem if you don't trust the bitcoin p2p protocol and it will cause a bit more bandwidth usage). You might also consider these options: -listen=0 Don't accept con
Software & Apps The other day, we mentioned that the OS X application firewall provides only inbound protection. I imagine there are some of you who are wondering what exactly that entails, and more specifically, how that differs from what’s in I
What Is A Full Node? A full node is a program that fully validates transactions and blocks. Almost all full nodes also help the network by accepting transactions and blocks from other full nodes, validating those transactions and blocks, and then rel
Hey everyone, I am having problems with connecting to Slush's pool from my computer. I start up GUIMiner and click start. In the summary tab under speed I get 'connection problems' for a few seconds before the GPU starts mining at the expected Mhash/
The attack is this simple: You connect to both the merchant and every major mining pool. At the same time, you send a transaction paying the merchant to the merchant and a conflicting transaction that pays yourself to every major mining pool. The mer
You could try to: Download the blockchain as a file and import it force your client to switch to other peers have you tried turning it off and on again? have you tried reinstalling it? have you tried putting your computer into another network? Otherw
ok, so I got this tiny transaction stuck in limbo. its only 8 cents.