Bitcoin Forum
December 03, 2016, 10:07:47 PM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.13.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Win32 namecoind is done justice when combined with NamecoinGUI  (Read 1678 times)
bitlane
Internet detective
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 462


I heart thebaron


View Profile
November 14, 2011, 05:20:37 AM
 #1

Quote
Win32 namecoind is a piece of crap and more hassle than it's worth

Changed my titles to reflect recent advances....
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=51793.msg619125#msg619125



<ORIGINAL POST>
Considering NMC is worth next to nothing, I feel that I have invested WAY too much time in trying to get namecoind v.32464 to work properly.

Running on Windows Server 2008, regardless of what I try, namecoind FAILS to keep up to date with the current block count. It is pretty much hit-or-miss.

I forwarded the proper port, I restart it....sometimes it syncs, sometimes it just doesn't.

Is there a cmd line function that I can use to FORCE a network sync ?

1480802867
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1480802867

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1480802867
Reply with quote  #2

1480802867
Report to moderator
1480802867
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1480802867

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1480802867
Reply with quote  #2

1480802867
Report to moderator
1480802867
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1480802867

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1480802867
Reply with quote  #2

1480802867
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1480802867
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1480802867

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1480802867
Reply with quote  #2

1480802867
Report to moderator
1480802867
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1480802867

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1480802867
Reply with quote  #2

1480802867
Report to moderator
Ryland R. Taylor-Almanza
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 812



View Profile
November 14, 2011, 06:58:03 AM
 #2

Considering NMC is worth next to nothing, I feel that I have invested WAY too much time in trying to get namecoind v.32464 to work properly.
(...)
Why does it matter that it's not worth much? Namecoins weren't meant to be used as currency. They're supposed to be for registering .bit domains.
eleuthria
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1750


BTC Guild Owner


View Profile WWW
November 14, 2011, 07:06:02 AM
 #3

While I think the tone of this post is a bit...aggressive, I do agree with the point.  The lack of any GUI interface is a bit troubling, especially for people who are mining NMC with merged mining.  For linux users its pretty easy, most Linux users are used to running things via a command line.  But on windows, its a complete mess trying to do anything with it.

R.I.P. BTC Guild, 2011 - 2015.
BTC Guild Forum Thread
ThiagoCMC
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1190


฿itcoin: Currency of Resistance!


View Profile WWW
November 14, 2011, 08:22:55 AM
 #4

While I think the tone of this post is a bit...aggressive, I do agree with the point.  The lack of any GUI interface is a bit troubling, especially for people who are mining NMC with merged mining.  For linux users its pretty easy, most Linux users are used to running things via a command line.  But on windows, its a complete mess trying to do anything with it.

I realize that... I'm sorry... removed.

I just wake up...  lol

Mercado Forex acessível para todos os Brasileiros que tenham Bitcoins! Cadastre-se hoje mesmo! Bastar acessar aqui: https://1broker.com/m/r.php?i=8879
bitclown
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 186


View Profile
November 14, 2011, 08:26:38 AM
 #5

Namecoin was hacked together to claim the enormous BitDNS bounty. The bounty holders forgot to require a clean implementation, well-maintained code and user friendly tools.
bitlane
Internet detective
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 462


I heart thebaron


View Profile
November 14, 2011, 09:20:42 AM
 #6

......They're supposed to be for registering .bit domains.
Right and we all know how useful and easy to use the whole DOT-BIT system is.

bulanula
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 518



View Profile
November 14, 2011, 09:30:33 AM
 #7

......They're supposed to be for registering .bit domains.
Right and we all know how useful and easy to use the whole DOT-BIT system is.

NMC is fail even when it is working as supposed to :

-no damn GUI
-no way to encrypt the damn wallet
-no way to rescan the blockchain as the "-rescan" throws up a database error

FAIL !
sd
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 730



View Profile
November 14, 2011, 06:49:09 PM
 #8

......They're supposed to be for registering .bit domains.
Right and we all know how useful and easy to use the whole DOT-BIT system is.

How easy is it to really understand DNS and configure BIND correctly? It's something for sys-admin types, it's not for every bitcoin miner.

I think .bit is a great idea but the problem seems to be that merged mining is giving NameCoins to people who don't care about DNS. To them these coins are just worthless.

Sure the namecoin tools need to improve a bit but a GUI isn't that important. Easier to use command line tools would be better.
DeathAndTaxes
Donator
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1218


Gerald Davis


View Profile
November 14, 2011, 06:51:05 PM
 #9

If people aren't interested in namecoins then why even use the client.  Simply send the coins directly to an exchange wallet.

You can't on bitcoin parking exchange (due to a stupidly designed limitation of new address for every deposit) but you can on any other exchange.
kjlimo
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1498


View Profile WWW
November 15, 2011, 03:09:10 AM
 #10

http://www.reddit.com/r/namecoingui/comments/l817u/namecoingui/

This gui worked for me.

Or you can always send your namecoins here:

NDghR6vnmF9QVUzhaEucZi6bsk2RkoaM5M

CampBX for buying BTCs, Coinbase for selling BTCs or Vircurex or Cryptsy for trading alternate cryptocurrencies like DOGEs

PM me with any questions on these sites!  Happy to help!

Bitcoin Poker at Seals                  Strike Sapphire Casino  Free games every hour & day!
  Get Free Bitcoins here.

Spondoolies-Tech or KnC Miner for the fastest mining hardware available!

Bitpay to help your business accept bitcoin payments!
bitlane
Internet detective
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 462


I heart thebaron


View Profile
November 15, 2011, 05:51:42 AM
 #11

After a few block chain deletes, some reboots and the installation of NamecoinGUI, I am much happier with how things are working......for a Windows user that is.

I changed the title of this thread to reflect my current struggle becoming less of a....struggle.

Although I still notice namecoind not staying up to date enough to use for solo mining, I simply run it when I need to (unlike the bitcoin app that runs 24/7) and it seems to update things upon loading a new instance and will stay up to date for a block or 2 before it goes to 'sleep'......

Still, better than what I started out with.

kjlimo
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1498


View Profile WWW
November 15, 2011, 10:58:43 AM
 #12

Glad to help!  Namecoin certainly hasn't gotten the attention of bitcoin, but none of the alternate chains have, so only time will tell which one will end up accepted into the marketplace.

CampBX for buying BTCs, Coinbase for selling BTCs or Vircurex or Cryptsy for trading alternate cryptocurrencies like DOGEs

PM me with any questions on these sites!  Happy to help!

Bitcoin Poker at Seals                  Strike Sapphire Casino  Free games every hour & day!
  Get Free Bitcoins here.

Spondoolies-Tech or KnC Miner for the fastest mining hardware available!

Bitpay to help your business accept bitcoin payments!
Raoul Duke
aka psy
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1442



View Profile
November 15, 2011, 11:15:02 AM
 #13

(unlike the bitcoin app that runs 24/7)

Careful with the disk fragmentation. It will kill your hard drive right after it slows it down to the speed of a turtle.

I advise you to stop it every week at least and run the defragmenter.

Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!