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January 01, 2017, 07:17:28 PM
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so I changed the dnsseed to btb.altcoinwarz.com and updated the repo at https://github.com/Crypto-Currency/bitbar

Windows-qt wallet link is updated on the Bitbar home page at ,or you can use this link.

Not really an important update, you can skip it if you wish. While using the older wallet,if it can't connect to any peers, close your bitbar wallet and add:
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addnode=btb.altcoinwarz.com
to your bitbar.conf file, delete your peers.dat file, and restart your wallet.

I just checked peer connections, and altcoinwarz.com has 16 connections.

I will start the new checkpoint server once I know CCE has stopped theirs.

As for the block explorer ... that will take some time as it is written in python and I don't have any experience (yet) with python.
I'm setting up another server box to experiment with it.

If anyone can walk me through setting up the open source CCE version to use withr bitbar and litebar, it would really be appreciated, and speed up the process   Smiley

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January 04, 2017, 12:14:05 AM
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Windows-qt wallet link is updated on the Bitbar home page at ,or you can use this

so the latest download i can get is v0.4.4.006

but the only peers i've managed to have connect show using getpeerinfo
a "subver":"/Bitbar:0.7.4/"

and none of those peers is feeding me any blocks. Sad face
was there a hardfork? is a newer than 4.4 version downloadable?

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January 04, 2017, 03:35:01 AM
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Windows-qt wallet link is updated on the Bitbar home page at ,or you can use this

so the latest download i can get is v0.4.4.006

but the only peers i've managed to have connect show using getpeerinfo
a "subver":"/Bitbar:0.7.4/"

and none of those peers is feeding me any blocks. Sad face
was there a hardfork? is a newer than 4.4 version downloadable?

4.4.006 is the newest wallet version. (no hardfork)
0.7.4 is the client version - very confusing. I'll change that in the next update (if I remember)

Now then ...
Our long time blockchain explorer provider (CCE) has decided to stop providing that service.  They were also running our checkpoint server, and providing our dnsseed connection.
The source code (and windows-qt wallet) has been updated to reflect these changes.
I am now running the dnsseed and checkpoint server at btb.Altcoinwarz.com
Hopefully I can get an explorer working there as well.

let me know if you still have trouble syncing your wallet.

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January 04, 2017, 03:38:57 AM
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just fyi

{
    "synccheckpoint" : "00000000035d524ead80d7ee65590f6f2e1447312c6d5048a1f2e0afd12b629c",
    "height" : 202399,
    "timestamp" : "2017-01-04 03:33:59 UTC",
    "checkpointmaster" : true
}

checkpoint server is working well.    Smiley

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January 04, 2017, 08:47:06 AM
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let me know if you still have trouble syncing your wallet.


so i put dnsseed=btb.altcoinwarz.com into my conf file.

not sure it made any difference since i was already managing to get some peers.

still no block movement with a few peers.
then it occured to me the bootstrap blocks i downloaded from cryptochainer may be weirding things out.
i deleted the blocks and index, restarted.
and now things are moving.

cryptochainer worked well for me bootstrapping several other altcoins. *shrug*

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January 08, 2017, 05:56:07 AM
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DreamWatcher offered to help me with setting up his open source version of CCE ( our soon to be turned off block explorer)
After trying (with my total lack of python knowledge) to just set up the dependencies, I declined his help and decided to write my own with stuff I'm familiar with.
Feel free to check up on my progress at http://btb.altcoinwarz.com
can't guarantee it will be up and running   Wink

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January 19, 2017, 08:21:41 PM
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As has been announced, I will be shutting down CCE for now. I will not be renewing any sponsorship's and explorers are being shut down as they expire.

There are a few reasons for the decision to shutdown related to the changing market of cryptocurrencies.
I am also attending college again and working on a electronics specialization. I will be attending full time the next couple of semesters which will severely limit my time for other projects.
CCE might come back at a later date and I continue to hold the domains, rights etc to the CCE brand.

Because BTB has been on CCE for so long, I have been reluctant to shutdown the BTB explorer due to a lack of full fledged replacement explorer for BTB.

Searching around a bit I found:


https://prohashing.com/explorer/Bitbar/


The CCE Bitbar explorer will be shutdown by the weekend and I wish all of you the best of luck in the coming years.

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January 21, 2017, 05:53:08 PM
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https://prohashing.com/explorer/Bitbar/ is is good choice.

my efforts at making an explorer is slow going. Deciding on which database to use, what information to keep in the database and what to query live...
Work has best busy - last four weeks they have been sending me out of town, so most of my computer time is just on the weekends.
Still progressing though.

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February 01, 2017, 12:08:54 AM
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My wallet is stuck it seems. now @ 525 blocks till synced and the number is growing.. Anyone else?
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February 01, 2017, 03:44:43 AM
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My wallet is stuck it seems. now @ 525 blocks till synced and the number is growing.. Anyone else?
what block number are you on?

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February 01, 2017, 04:22:58 AM
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what block number are you on?

looks like 205814

shows estimated number of blocks: 206339
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February 01, 2017, 04:27:32 AM
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what block number are you on?

looks like 205814

shows estimated number of blocks: 206339
hummm. next think I would try is shutting the wallet down and starting it again.

how many peers do you have?

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February 01, 2017, 04:32:24 AM
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hummm. next think I would try is shutting the wallet down and starting it again.

how many peers do you have?

Been there done that like 5 times..


 had been 2 peers for the longest but now it's showing 3
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February 01, 2017, 04:33:45 AM
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another just popped up for a total of 4 now
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February 01, 2017, 04:34:44 AM
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now 5 but blocks aren't coming in yet and it still says it needs 525 blocks to be synced
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February 01, 2017, 04:44:26 AM
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guess you could download the chain again ....

while you are at it, have you updated your wallet ??
(mostly a reminder to everybody)

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so I changed the dnsseed to btb.altcoinwarz.com and updated the repo at https://github.com/Crypto-Currency/bitbar

Windows-qt wallet link is updated on the Bitbar home page at ,or you can use this link.

Not really an important update, you can skip it if you wish. While using the older wallet,if it can't connect to any peers, close your bitbar wallet and add:

Code:
addnode=btb.altcoinwarz.com

to your bitbar.conf file, delete your peers.dat file, and restart your wallet.

bitbar is now in the voting section of https://c-cex.com/?id=vote
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February 01, 2017, 05:13:15 AM
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I have the 006 version but I'm still using the one you gave me with the skins also.(not at the same time) I have re-dled the bk in the past and that fixed it before so I'll try that again.
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February 01, 2017, 05:18:53 AM
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I have the 006 version but I'm still using the one you gave me with the skins also.(not at the same time) I have re-dled the bk in the past and that fixed it before so I'll try that again.
Ya, I haven't updated the btb-skins wallet yet.
Been thinking I should make a windows installer package for the skins wallet to make it easier to use.
 - planning on adding an automatic skins update feature to the wallet too, so it will automatically download new skins.

been planning a lot of things ...
that's about as far as it's gotten ...

Work, (my paying job) has been keeping me very busy - but they gave me a 25% raise, so I guess I can work a bit more  Cheesy

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February 01, 2017, 05:35:18 AM
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congrats on the raise!

I'm redownloading the blockchain now and updated my .conf with all the peers from Prohashing and the other explorer.
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February 01, 2017, 05:39:03 AM
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congrats on the raise!

I'm redownloading the blockchain now and updated my .conf with all the peers from Prohashing and the other explorer.
at altcoinwarz.com you can click on the bitbar icon and a page will open with more information, including a peers list - at last check it listed 21 connections

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