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September 03, 2018, 06:02:54 PM
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And meanwhile, need to recognize that XMR well grew in price over the past few days. We must assume that the growth will continue for some time. I very much hope so, at least. Smiley

Is the price rise related to the change of PoW again?

Price speculation thread.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=753252.39500

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September 04, 2018, 05:17:29 AM
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Look out for bisq, shapeshift and changelly Grin

I read that Changelly requires KYC sometimes, which is a big
disadvantage for me. I´ll go with Binance now, because the 2 BTC
limit for unverified accounts is still available and that is enough for me.

Buying XMR at an exchange that does KYC kind of defeats the purpose
of using a private cryptocurrency like Monero in the first place.

Try this.
https://exba.se/

That should be good.
Is that a legit USD on/off ramp for Monero w/o the KYC hassle?? Never knew of this site before..

Huh


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Where can I get one. Smiley

Try bitmain  Wink

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Try bitmain  Wink

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September 04, 2018, 05:26:54 AM
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Try bitmain  Wink

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September 04, 2018, 10:35:53 AM
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Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

I heard Kovri is forking from the I2P network and will only carry Monero traffic. So, identifying a Kovri user can tell a surveilling party that there's a high chance the user is running Monero, isn't it?
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September 04, 2018, 11:42:14 AM
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Does Monero have a light wallet for linux somewhere (not Android or iPhone pls) ? Likes Electrum or so ?
My laptop is only a 50Gb SSD  Grin

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September 04, 2018, 11:55:38 AM
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I heard Kovri is forking from the I2P network and will only carry Monero traffic.
Kovri is essentially i2p rewritten in C++ 
Are you saying I have to run Monero to run Kovri?
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September 04, 2018, 01:47:10 PM
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Hello!
We added to our pool a crypto currency Monero(XMR) for mining: http://pool.baikalmine.com/en/xmr/

Min. pay  - 0.05 XMR
Pool fee   - 0.5 %

 Thank you!:)

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September 04, 2018, 01:57:14 PM
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I believe with Kovri that map will vanish. But again someone can correct me if I am wrong.

Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

Wouldn’t this create the “optional privacy” problem that Zcash and other coins have? If you have the option to turn on full stealth it would single out those who are, right?

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September 04, 2018, 02:12:30 PM
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Does Monero have a light wallet for linux somewhere (not Android or iPhone pls) ? Likes Electrum or so ?
My laptop is only a 50Gb SSD  Grin

You can connect to a remote node with the regular wallet.

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September 04, 2018, 02:20:16 PM
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I believe with Kovri that map will vanish. But again someone can correct me if I am wrong.

Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

Wouldn’t this create the “optional privacy” problem that Zcash and other coins have? If you have the option to turn on full stealth it would single out those who are, right?

I would not have thought so until I heard about the fork from Java I2P and now I think it would, good point. It should probably be mandatory as well as a straight I2P C++ release for non Monero nodes.

I've been waiting on Anonimals announcement he promised before defcon in order to speculate but have not seen anything on it yet.

https://github.com/monero-project/kovri/issues/1000

Maybe if more people show some interest he would release whats he is proposing?

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September 04, 2018, 03:18:46 PM
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I believe with Kovri that map will vanish. But again someone can correct me if I am wrong.

Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

Wouldn’t this create the “optional privacy” problem that Zcash and other coins have? If you have the option to turn on full stealth it would single out those who are, right?

Yes i think so too, but if you basically use the same protocol as i2p, the network doesn't know you are using it for Monero. What's the real tradeoff?

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September 04, 2018, 03:41:31 PM
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I believe with Kovri that map will vanish. But again someone can correct me if I am wrong.

Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

Wouldn’t this create the “optional privacy” problem that Zcash and other coins have? If you have the option to turn on full stealth it would single out those who are, right?

Yes i think so too, but if you basically use the same protocol as i2p, the network doesn't know you are using it for Monero. What's the real tradeoff?

I think he's talking about the proposed fork of the C++ Korvi I2P as opposed to the Java based I2P. They would not communicate and therefore the Korvi nodes would all be Monero nodes.

Read this.

https://github.com/monero-project/kovri/issues/1000

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Does Monero have a light wallet for linux somewhere (not Android or iPhone pls) ? Likes Electrum or so ?
My laptop is only a 50Gb SSD  Grin

You can either connect the official GUI to a remote node or use one of the wallets listed here:

https://getmonero.org/resources/user-guides/remote_node_gui.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/9cub0b/rmonero_daily_discussion_september_04_2018_use/

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September 05, 2018, 06:32:32 AM
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I believe with Kovri that map will vanish. But again someone can correct me if I am wrong.

Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

Wouldn’t this create the “optional privacy” problem that Zcash and other coins have? If you have the option to turn on full stealth it would single out those who are, right?

Yes i think so too, but if you basically use the same protocol as i2p, the network doesn't know you are using it for Monero. What's the real tradeoff?

I think he's talking about the proposed fork of the C++ Korvi I2P as opposed to the Java based I2P. They would not communicate and therefore the Korvi nodes would all be Monero nodes.

Read this.

https://github.com/monero-project/kovri/issues/1000

Yes, i know, but the protocol stays the same

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September 05, 2018, 06:55:08 AM
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I've just read in the news that MEGA chrome extension is compromised and can steal Monero, among other things like your Google, Amazon, Github,.. passwords.

https://cointelegraph.com/news/mega-chrome-extension-compromised-to-steal-users-monero

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September 05, 2018, 09:53:33 AM
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I believe with Kovri that map will vanish. But again someone can correct me if I am wrong.

Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

Wouldn’t this create the “optional privacy” problem that Zcash and other coins have? If you have the option to turn on full stealth it would single out those who are, right?

No, this is only a question of whether or not your ISP can tell you are running a Monero node. It doesn't affect anyone else or single out people who are hiding from their ISP. The default method will be for transaction submission to always go over I2P so that no transactions will be linkable to an IP address.

I'm not familiar with the I2P "fork" issue, so I can't comment on that. I do not believe that a Monero-only I2P network/protocol would be suitable for the purpose described above, but again I don't know the details.
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September 05, 2018, 12:29:16 PM
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I believe with Kovri that map will vanish. But again someone can correct me if I am wrong.

Most nodes will run in dual mode with both Kovri and a regular IP. People who want can go full stealth (network monitoring can only tell that you are using i2p, not that you are running Monero or anything else through it) will be able to run only Kovri, but there are tradeoffs and most people don't need that. Also, anyone wanting full stealth probably currently probably uses at least a VPN and/or Tor, etc. and won't be on that map now. So the map won't change much.

Wouldn’t this create the “optional privacy” problem that Zcash and other coins have? If you have the option to turn on full stealth it would single out those who are, right?

No, this is only a question of whether or not your ISP can tell you are running a Monero node. It doesn't affect anyone else or single out people who are hiding from their ISP. The default method will be for transaction submission to always go over I2P so that no transactions will be linkable to an IP address.

I'm not familiar with the I2P "fork" issue, so I can't comment on that. I do not believe that a Monero-only I2P network/protocol would be suitable for the purpose described above, but again I don't know the details.

Wouldn't constantly checking for monero updates also reveal that you're running a Monero node with the default notify only --check-updates flag, kovri or no kovri?

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September 05, 2018, 01:06:59 PM
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Kovri is essentially i2p rewritten in C++  
Are you saying I have to run Monero to run Kovri?

I don't think so. As far as I understand it, there will be a standalone Kovri client, but Monero will also have it included, so you don't have to download, run and keep updated two separate software packages.
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September 05, 2018, 02:21:30 PM
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New exchange coingamex.com accepts XMR, in case you are interested.

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