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How to enable RPC in your Gridcoin Wallet?

How to enable RPC in your Gridcoin Wallet?

Hi everyone, Today, I want to tell you how to enable Gridcoin’s RPC protocol to use apps like Gridcoin Remote on Android phones. This allows you to check stuff like your Gridcoin balance, magnitude, CPID, and more! Here’s how you can enable it. There are 2 options: Option 1: Gridcoin Remote Configuration Tool for Windows Download the Gridcoin Remote Configuration Tool for Windows available in Github. This tool will let you specify the IP Addresses allowed to connect, the Port…

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Gridcoin New Users Report generator fixed for the [email protected] project

Gridcoin New Users Report generator fixed for the [email protected] project

Hi everyone, In the past few days, I changed the URL of the stats for the [email protected] project. They moved the links and the previous URL was no longer working. This has been fixed and [email protected] stats are now being included in the New User Report Generator: Additionally, There’s a problem that’s out of my control where the [email protected] files seems to be corrupted or something. The software complains that the <users> tag in the XML file seems to be…

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Update to the Gridcoin New User Report Generator – February 14, 2018

Update to the Gridcoin New User Report Generator – February 14, 2018

Hi everyone, Today, I made an update to the Gridcoin New User Report Generator, which allows the software to be scheduled in order to generate the reports. Basically, what this means is that the GUI (Graphical User Interface) can be used to select the projects we want to include in the report and also generate the report, but also means that we can just use the terminal, pass the “-s” argument, and it will generate the report taking into account…

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A very simple commit done today to the Gridcoin New User Report Generator software

A very simple commit done today to the Gridcoin New User Report Generator software

Hi everyone, Today, I was looking at the Gridcoin New User Report Generator Software code and I did a simple mistake with one variable. Turns out I had a StreamReader object with the name MySQLFile in the GenerateReport.vb module. That object should have been named AccountFile as that StreamReader reads the account information to which the report will get posted. So I went and fixed it. The commit I made today is the following: Of course, this doesn’t affect the software functionality, but it does make…

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Gridcoin Snapshot Generator r5 released!

Gridcoin Snapshot Generator r5 released!

Hi everyone, Today, I released Gridcoin Snapshot Generator r5. For those who are new to this tool, this is a tool that creates a snapshot of the Gridcoin Blockchain. The software works as follows: It will first close the wallet properly to prevent corruption. It will launch 7zip and compress the txleveldb and the blk0001.dat file to either ZIP or 7z format. Optionally, create MD5, SHA256 and/or SHA512 checksums. Optionally, upload the snapshot and its checksums (if created) to Google…

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Gridcoin Snapshot Generator r4

Gridcoin Snapshot Generator r4

Hi everyone, Today I released a small update to the Gridcoin Snapshot Generator. This update only affects the filename and the archive format. What I did is that when you save a file as 7z, the 7z RadioButton will automatically be selected: If you save the snapshot as ZIP, the ZIP RadioButton will be selected: The same applies if you change the snapshot format using the RadioButtons instead of the filename. If you choose the ZIP RadioButton, the filename will…

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Gridcoin Snapshot Generator Release 3 and Gridcoin Snapshot Restore Release 1 tools

Gridcoin Snapshot Generator Release 3 and Gridcoin Snapshot Restore Release 1 tools

Hi everyone, Today morning, I made a post announcing the release 1 of my Gridcoin Snapshot Generator Tool. Now, after still working with the tool, I made significant additions and changes. This is how Release 3 of this tool looks: Let’s talk about the improvements and new features: Choose between ZIP and 7zip formats to create the snapshot Now, you can create MD5, SHA256 and/or SHA512 hashes to check the snapshot integrity Upload the snapshot and the checksums to Google Drive!…

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Gridcoin Snapshot Generator – Release 1

Gridcoin Snapshot Generator – Release 1

Hi everyone, Today, I wrote a new tool that aims to create Gridcoin Snapshots automatically. The tool is very easy to use. Just specify the filename for the snapshot and press the “Create Snapshot” button. You can also specify the amount of hours to automate this process for you. The software works as follows: It will first close the wallet properly to prevent corruption. It will launch 7zip and compress the txleveldb and the blk0001.dat file Once the compression is…

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Gridcoin Faucets for Windows (Desktop app) v1.1 Released! Open Source!

Gridcoin Faucets for Windows (Desktop app) v1.1 Released! Open Source!

Note: This software is no longer maintainted. Hi everyone, Today, I’m proud to announce the release of Gridcoin Faucets v1.1 for Windows. This software allows you to easily visit a faucet and be reminded when you can get more Gridcoins. You can minimize it to the task bar and when time comes, you’ll see a taskbar notification letting you know that you can visit the faucet again. v1.1 removes the now dead Cryptospout Hourly and Daily faucets and adds the…

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