FAQs

How long does it take to send a transaction?

Block time is one minute. On average it will only take a one minute a transaction to first appear in the block chain; however, exchanges usually will require at least 18 confirmations (blocks) before adding funds to your account, and the standard wallet requires tbd confirmations before considering received coins to be available for use.

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By |March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

I’ve heard that mixins can be unmasked if outputs are spent with mixin=0. Is this true?

Zero mixins were disallowed years ago with some very limited exceptions (for spending old coins). Initially the minimum ring size was 3 but is now 5. You can see from the stats that they essentially never happen any more: https://moneroblocks.info/stats/ring-size

Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/7sv5vv/new_to_monero_zeromixintxs_already_fixed/dt7phdw/

By |March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Why are some of my coins locked? Why does it takes so long to unlock them?

There are no “coins” in your wallet, there are “outputs” corresponding to transactions you have sent or received. These outputs can only be spent in their entirety. So if you have an output of 10 that you received and you use it to send 1, then a transaction of 9 is sent back to you […]

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How do I check my simplewallet log file?

List of txid: In simplewallet, type incoming_transfers then enter, copy the output in a text file and use the search function of your editor.
List of transaction for a specific payment ID: in simplewallet, type payments then enter.

NB.The binary used to be named simplewallet and it got changed to monero-wallet-cli at one point. It’s the same […]

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What is openalias? How does it work?

Openalias is Monero’s aliasing system. It is meant to make it simpler to send monero to an address, by applying a label (itself using DNS) to an address. Using DNS prevents landgrabing (of course, landgrabing DNS itself is still an issue). openalias is compatible with simplewallet 0.8.8.5 or above and MyMonero.com but not with any […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Is there a webwallet for Monero? What is MyMonero?

MyMonero.com is much easier to use than the command line utilities and is ran by fluffypony , a Monero core team member. I doesn’t require registration or email (the first time, you generate a private login key and the next time you just enter it).
A notable community member said: “It’s probably the most intuitive GUI […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Could you give a list of Monero community members?

Smooth: Coding&Applied Cryptography
Fluffy Pony: High-level Software Architecture & Project Management
Tacotime: Coding
NoodleDoodle: Economic Development
David Latapie: Public relations
Othe: Coding
Triplef: Coding
Gazby: Coding & Building

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