Bitcoin

Trouble with getting litecoins in my give-me-coins account

I started mining litecoins yesterday on cgminer (been mining for about an hour) and so far I have got nothing in my account. What am I doing wrong ? Here are two screenshots one is of cgminer, the other is of my give-me-coins account: http://gyazo.com/2fb18a76dedb71eb80c8a19126ab231f http://gyazo.com/89ca55239de31a6da4bca25072096b4e ....

Henry Henry: yesterday

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Blockchain - Verification process

As the title states, basically my question is about the blockchain verification. I know whats a block chain and basically understood how mining is working, except once simple thing. Let's say we have 2 guys, Bob and Adam. Blockchain: |1|-|2|-|3|-{4} - Bob Chain |1|-|2|-|3|-{4} - Adam Chain Assume both Bob ....

Emma Emma: yesterday

Bitcoin

Is that safe to expose public key to the mainnet

Because every time when someone want to spend some money under an address, he need to provide public key and sent the content to the mainnet. (Please correct me if that is not correct) Where can I look to see a revealed public key? (https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/8195/where-can-i-look-to-see-a-revealed-public-key) If there is some remaining ....

Ava Ava: yesterday

Bitcoin

How does solving a block work in relation to the first letter/number after the 0's?

I did a terrible job of explaining it in the title so I'll explain here. Say the target hash to solve for a block is 00004aef... etc. does that mean that you can't solve the block if you get 00005fad (since 5 is more than 4 so technically you didn't ....

Amelia Amelia: yesterday

Bitcoin

Bitcoin RPC: Can I test for standardness?

I want to test if a script or is standard or not. Is it possible with Bitcoin Core's RPC? ....

Ava Ava: yesterday

Bitcoin

>50% crash induced by stakeholders of current financial systems

This is a though I had a few days ago. There are stakeholders of our current financial systems who would like to secure their wealth. If these stakeholders sense bitcoin as a threat to their wealth, they would want to stop it. In this case they would want to stop ....

Liam Liam: yesterday

Bitcoin

How to run Bitcoin Core both main and testnet on the same machine?

How to run Bitcoin Core both main and testnet on the same machine? I want to be able to communicate with both block-chains via RPC. Do I need to run 2 instances on bitcoind / bitcoin-qt.exe for that? ....

James James: yesterday

Bitcoin

Is the time a transaction was done recorded in the block chain?

Is there something like a timestamp of each transaction recorded in the block chain, or only the mere fact that the transaction was done? ....

Amelia Amelia: yesterday

Bitcoin

How to determine custom synchronization status?

Context: I'm working on an application in which we'd like to know if the current node is sufficiently synced to be able to handle RPC requests. The method we would like to use is to see if our node has at least 2-4 peers and if a majority of the ....

Charlotte Charlotte: yesterday

Bitcoin

What happened to the "time" (and blocktime) field of raw transactions?

I have been calling the HTTP method getrawtransaction for a while now to retrieve raw transactions. It used to be, until recently, that I would get the time field with every transaction. However, in the last few days, I noticed that this field is no longer present with some transactions. ....

Henry Henry: yesterday