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by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: News
Topic: EVERY CRYPTO THAT’S MIGRATING TO BINANCE CHAIN IS PUMPING
Replies: 47
Views: 3580

Re: EVERY CRYPTO THAT’S MIGRATING TO BINANCE CHAIN IS PUMPING

Running a Bitcoin full node comes with certain costs and can expose you to certain risks. This section will explain those costs and risks so you can decide whether you’re able to help the network.
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets
Replies: 22
Views: 2154

Re: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets

Miners, businesses, and privacy-conscious users rely on particular behavior from the full nodes they use, so they will often run their own full nodes and take special safety precautions.
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Bitcoin Trading Volume Tops $11 Billion For First Time In Nearly a Year
Replies: 7
Views: 845

Re: Bitcoin Trading Volume Tops $11 Billion For First Time In Nearly a Year

Many people and organizations volunteer to run full nodes using spare computing and bandwidth resources—but more volunteers are needed to allow Bitcoin to continue to grow.
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets
Replies: 22
Views: 2154

Re: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets

Most full nodes also serve lightweight clients by allowing them to transmit their transactions to the network and by notifying them when a transaction affects their wallet. If not enough nodes perform this function, clients won’t be able to connect through the peer-to-peer network—they’ll have to us...
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hacked New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Appoints Liquidators, Trading Suspended
Replies: 55
Views: 2439

Re: Hacked New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Appoints Liquidators, Trading Suspended

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 relaying them to further full nodes.
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets
Replies: 22
Views: 2154

Re: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets

Earlier releases were signed by Wladimir J. van der Laan’s regular key. That key’s fingerprint is:

71A3 B167 3540 5025 D447 E8F2 7481 0B01 2346 C9A6
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Likely to Pump Once More Before Significantly Retracing
Replies: 17
Views: 2565

Re: Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Likely to Pump Once More Before Significantly Retracing

If you know how to use PGP, you should also click the Verify Release Signatures link on the download page to download a signed list of SHA256 file hashes. The 0.11 and later releases are signed by Wladimir J. van der Laan’s releases key with the fingerprint: 01EA 5486 DE18 A882 D4C2 6845 90C8 019E 3...
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hacked New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Appoints Liquidators, Trading Suspended
Replies: 55
Views: 2439

Re: Hacked New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Appoints Liquidators, Trading Suspended

In the “Linux (tgz)” section of the Download page, choose the appropriate file for your Linux install (either 32-bit or 64-bit) and download the file. If necessary, move the file to the computer you want to use to run Bitcoin Core.
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Crypto Market Rally Continues With Bitcoin Above $4,900, Tech Stocks Bounce Back
Replies: 13
Views: 1173

Re: Crypto Market Rally Continues With Bitcoin Above $4,900, Tech Stocks Bounce Back

This document does not cover those precautions—it only describes running a full node to help support the Bitcoin network in general.
by gurumaster
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: News
Topic: Crypto Market Rally Continues With Bitcoin Above $4,900, Tech Stocks Bounce Back
Replies: 13
Views: 1173

Re: Crypto Market Rally Continues With Bitcoin Above $4,900, Tech Stocks Bounce Back

The following instructions describe installing Bitcoin Core using tools available in most mainstream Linux distributions. We assume you use a Bourne-like shell such as bash.

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