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A full-node wallet for Cardano's currency, Ada and its native tokens.

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How to read data from a Cardano node directly?

I know there are some tools out there that help reading historical data from the Cardano blockchain, such as IOHK's cardano-db-sync and blockfrost.io, but I would like to read directly from the a ...
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Is it possible to specify a Windows named pipe for Daedalus?

I'm on a Windows machine and would like to use cardano-cli to interact with the Cardano network. I have Daedalus running which is running an instance of cardano-node. In order for the CLI to find the ...
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If the desktop shortcut for the daedalus app gets removed, can I make another one? Why is it needed for proper opening of the app?

I tried opening daedalus from the windows 10 taskbar today. This brought up a prompt informing me that this method is an improper way to open it(any explanations why cardano hates windows taskbar ...
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Where is the mnemonic stored in Daedalus?

I'd like to know where the mnemonic (if at all) is stored in the Daedalus directory. I am running on Ubuntu 20.04, and I'd like to extract the mnemonic from the filesystem. (Assuming I am not using a ...
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Is the daedalus wallet seed phrase caps sensitive?

I noticed my written down recovery phrase you can't really tell between caps and not caps and I have specifically drawn an arrow to "no caps" on a B on one sheet and some of the words that ...
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Curious case of tx missing in Daedalus after sync even though subsequent tx show up

In a partcular case, I found Daedalus (version 4.9.0) missing incoming tx to certain addresses whereas the same show up on CCVault for the same seed phrase. The addresses where generted using the ...
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I hear that Daedalus Is a Full Node Does That Mean I Can Set Up a DB Sync Server On Top of It?

The Daedalus wallet is said to be a full node wallet. Does that mean I can set up something similar to blockfrost on top of it? If so how?
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What is the Address Gap Limit in Daedalus?

I saw another question posted about the gap limit, but I can't figure out what it is. Can you explain it, please?
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how can I increase the address gap limit in daedalus?

Problem: Payments to a wallet don't show in a daedalus wallet, because it was sent to an address that exceeds the gap. How can I increase the gap so I can see (and consume) that utxo?
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How to recover a wallet in cardano-cli from a 24-word mnemonic

I have a wallet created with Daedalus and have the 24-word mnemonic available. I would like to use the same wallet with cardano-cli in order to build and submit more complicated transactions directly ...
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Unable to send funds from a Byron-era wallet created with Daedalus back in 2017

This is not a situation that happened to me personally, so I am sorry upfront if I can't provide all the necessary information, but I am trying to help recover money from a wallet that has been ...
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Failed to automate entering spending passphrase through 'cardano-cli'

I have been experimenting with cardano-cli in the past week. My goal is to find a way to automate sending transactions from multiple wallets in my Daedalus Mainnet.app. After doing some research, I ...
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Shared database between Daedalus and Cardano-node

I just started diving into the command line tools and as a first step I want to get a Cardano node running. My question is, whether it's a good idea to use the database from the Daedalus wallet (under ...
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Why are community-wallets able to outperform the official solutions during the current "congestion"?

Can someone please explain the difference that led to some community-wallets beeing able to operate so much better during this congested period? I have hours delay when using yoroi, but only 1-2 ...
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Are Single stakepools losing?

Epoch 315 statistics based on Daedalus-ranking Epoch 315 numbers for the k500 pools in daedalus: From the total 500 ranked pools, 340 are multipools, 160 are single stakepools. In the first 10 ranked ...
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How to connect WSL cardano-cli to Daedalus cardano-node on Windows?

I have the Daedalus wallet/node desktop app installed on Windows 10. And I also have the cardano-cli set up on WSL2 Ubuntu 20.04. How can I point my WSL cardano-cli to the cardano-node that's inside ...
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How to sort wallets in the Daedalus wallet sidebar

Is there a way to customize the order of wallets in the sidebar of the Daedalus wallet?
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Sync Daedalus with a local testnet node

I have set up a Cardano development environment and build a node which is fully synced to the testnet network. How can I make my Daedalus wallet use/point to that local testnet node instead of ...
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Cannot recover Daedalus wallet after deleting on account of wallet not syncing

I sent ADA to Daedalus wallet. When opening the wallet, it took from 6:30 pm yesterday until around 4 am this morning to sync. I then deleted the wallet (since I have my recovery seed) and downloaded ...
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How to restore into Daedalus a wallet created with cardano-cli

I have created a wallet key pair using cardano-cli address key-gen. Is there any way to restore this wallet on Yoroi or Daedalus visual interface?
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Bad inputs, value not conserved

I have a build raw command witch worked very well. But the issue occured when i received some ada for testing purposes when i run cardano-cli query utxo --address $address --testnet-magic 1097911063 i ...
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Yoroi from Daedalus and Ledger nano

I'm sorry if this has been answered elsewhere, I couldn't find it specifically. If I have been using Daedalus with a Ledger Nano and I download Yoroi on Brave browser (I want to get involved in ...
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How to move Daedalus's blockchain data folder out of AppData?

I'm a newbie with Cardano. Anyone can tell me how to move the Daedalus blockchain data folder from AppData to another drive? I want to keep my C-drive's space by moving DB to another drive.
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Cardano CLI - Error submitting transaction for minting a token

I am trying to create a token and I've been following the instructions for here: https://developers.cardano.org/docs/native-tokens/minting/#minting-native-assets This is on testnet. Here is some info: ...
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How do we check if cardano wallet made by the community is safe to use?

Daedalus and Yoroi were made by IOHK and Emurgo (indirectly), so the credibility is there right from the start, and we can trust it (that it is not meant for malicious intent). But when it comes to ...
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Update Daedalus Cardano CLI version?

I'm currently using the cardano-cli that comes with Daedalus, which according to cardano-cli --version is v1.30.1 Is there any way to update the CLI? I'm trying to access the --required-signer flag ...
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Is there a "Moore's law" type function, that has been fitted to the Cardano blockchain size as a function of time?

In technology, when something is growing quickly and monotonically over time, we often fit the data over time to a curve and make claims like "the doubling time of the number of transistors in a ...
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When can I move Daedalus` data files to another location?

I have an intentionally small /home partition and a large data partition on Linux. When can I move move Daedalus' data files to my data partition. I ran out of room on /home and had to move a bunch of ...
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What's the point of the "Wallet public key"?

Daedalus wallet > More settings > Public key produces an acct_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX string. What can be done with this? What is it useful for?
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Does Daedalus perform tasks beyond those of a wallet?

I didn't read the user agreement and just installed. Why does it use a full core 100% of the time? Is it doing work for the health of the network, or any other type of work besides just being my ...
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Can I Share Daedalus Public Key?

I am trying to add my accounts to a coin baalance tracker, but am having a hard time with Daedalus. The only option that seems to make any sense is sharing the public key with the tracker apps. Is ...
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Why Is Daedalus Mainnet taking so long to Sync My Transaction History with the Blockchain?

I'm running version 4.3.1 and started yesterday morning at approximately 8:30 AM now almost 24 hours later it's still synching at 89.6% complete. I have 186GB free on C:\ drive and a hard wired ...
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Entropy problem in addresses generated by Daedalus wallet

I've created a new wallet in Daedalus, and I've noticed that 20 new generated addresses have the same repeating pattern in the second part of each address. Here's how it looks like: addr1.................
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What security exists in Daedalus for protecting the private key

If the wallet private key is in \AppData\Roaming\Daedalus\Secrets-1.0 what security exists from physical access to this file? Per this https://forum.cardano.org/t/where-are-the-public-and-private-keys-...
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Stake Pool Saturation and Rewards changes

Problem Statement: Currently, when delegators delegate to a stake pool, it is done via Yoroi or Daedalus. However, if the stake pool becomes saturated or if the SPO changes the rewards percentage, the ...
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Spare computer with Yoroi or Daedalus as pseudo cold wallet v. Ledger

Am running through my mind the pros and cons of storing Ada on a spare computer disconnected from the network, not happy with being connected to the Internet 24/7 despite being behind firewall. Apart ...
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Get wallet ID from Daedalus?

Some of the cardano-wallet API endpoints ask for 'walletId'. Does anyone know where to retrieve this value from Daedalus? I only see wallet public key/wallet multi-sig public key.
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What happens if someone gets my seed phrase?

If someone happens to get my seed phrase (off a paper I wrote it on) can they restore my Daedalus wallet on another machine and take my ADA?
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Daedalus fails to load wallet

Daedalus after 4.2.1 upgrade fails to load my wallet, the logs says the wallet was found, I can see some sqlite wallet files on my computer and cannot seem to find any information about anything being ...
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withdraw from daedalus wallet to us bank account

I don't plan on withdrawing my cardano at least for the next 10+ years, but being new to this what steps would I need to take to be able to withdraw out of my daedalus wallet to my us bank account. I'...
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Daedalus wallet recovery phrase to Cardano Wallet Backend mnemonic sentence + mnemonic second factor

Daedalus wallet recovery phrase is 24 words. Cardano Wallet Backend mnemonic sentence is 15 words and mnemonic second factor is 9 words, adding up to 24 words. I tried restoring a wallet through ...
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Daedalus wallet 4.2.0 not syncing

I have a problem with wallet syncing. In fact, the wallet on my imac is not syncing at all. It's not connected to the network. I tried recommendations from a similar post, but nothing worked. I tried ...
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Daedalus is crashing my system. What can I do?

I have a problem with the Daedalus wallet crashing my system. This happenes due to the Daedalus process increasing usage of RAM while trying to connect on startup. The problem started occuring some ...
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How is the 'status' of a transaction shown in the wallet determined?

When you make a transaction with the wallet, the status shown for the transaction goes from Low -> Medium -> High. What does Low, Medium and High signify? How are these statuses calculated?
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About Daedalus (also ADA in general) delegation privacy

I'm feeling really uncomfortable about delegation privacy. No matter how many wallets/addresses I use to separate my funds people can use https://cardanoscan.io to see which addresses are delegated ...
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Question about Daedalus deposit withdrawal [duplicate]

I'm willing to reorganize my wallets but as I read over here; https://cardano.stackexchange.com/a/555/1927 this feature was "removed" (?!) from the Daedalus wallet and I know that there's an ...
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Did I just convert my ada to a wrapped/pegged token?

I purchased ada on binance us and for some dumb reason, I used the BEP2 network vs the Cardano network to send my ada on binance us to Daedalus/ledger. It all shows up in Daedalus as ADA but after ...
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Daedalus on Ubuntu 20.04 cannot contact the network

I am unable to connect to the Daedalus mainnet for over four days now. The time sync is correct, so that is not the issue. Running Ubuntu 20.04, and have not had this problem for a very long time. I ...
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How to transfer ADA from Daedalus wallet to Yoroi wallet?

I have created a new Yoroi wallet but I want to transfer ADA from Daedalus wallet, but I don't know how. For example: I have 20 ADA that I want to send to a Yoroi wallet and I want to send them from a ...
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Does Daedalus wallet validate transactions on the network in a way that's useful to the network?

Daedalus wallet is a 'full node wallet' does that mean it acts like a validator node on the network while active? or does it simply mean that it validates all the transactions on the blockchain for ...
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