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    Bitcoin help.

    Hey scrubs,

    I just got into using bitcoins and I am using the bitcoin Knots client. I opened it up and it started synchronising. I had no clue what it was but I assumed it was needed. I went from 6 years to 1 year in around 12 hours...now it's taking forever and it filled up my SSD without even realising. This is ridiculous. It takes up so much space, is there no other way of using bitcoins? Someone help plox!

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    How much space we talkin here?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raple View Post
    How much space we talkin here?


    The "blocks" I think they were called were filling that up then stopped at around 1 year 3 weeks or so because I was full.

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    Use a web client or a modern client that doesn't use up much disk space, like normal people.




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    Quote Originally Posted by arunforce View Post
    Use a web client or a modern client that doesn't use up much disk space, like normal people.
    I'm sorry daddy, I am new to this. Could you please give me some names/suggestions?


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    Quote Originally Posted by arunforce View Post
    Use a web client or a modern client that doesn't use up much disk space, like normal people.
    Alright. I found one. I didn't know this was possible. Thank you so much!

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    I use coinbase. It's great



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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe View Post
    I use coinbase. It's great
    Yea but with coinbase you lose the anonymity of bitcoin, and at any point they can lock your account and steal your BTC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Copperhorse View Post
    Yea but with coinbase you lose the anonymity of bitcoin, and at any point they can lock your account and steal your BTC.
    What? That can´t be legal
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    I chose for coin.space in the end. Is that alright? It seems pretty neat to me. The only issue is, it doesn't let me use it inside of Tor.

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    What? That can´t be legal
    OT: I use Circle, dope af
    EDIT: Circle wants personal details.
    Last edited by Platinum; 08-25-2016 at 06:24 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinum View Post
    I chose for coin.space in the end. Is that alright? It seems pretty neat to me. The only issue is, it doesn't let me use it inside of Tor.



    EDIT: Circle wants personal details.
    Just google electrum and do that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Copperhorse View Post
    Yea but with coinbase you lose the anonymity of bitcoin, and at any point they can lock your account and steal your BTC.
    I'm not trying to hide and surely all of them could just vanish and take your BTC



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    Use an online bitcoin manger. I use blockchain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Copperhorse View Post
    Just google electrum and do that.
    Hey man. Thank you so much! I am new to all this bitcoin stuff. Thanks for helping me out!
    Last edited by Platinum; 08-25-2016 at 06:48 PM.

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    I have downloaded the entire blockchain, the whole file will be about 80GB. As far as I know, this is one of the best ways to keep your bitcoins safe, the safest being a paper wallet of course. Many people get turned off by the fact that they have to download so much stuff and store in their computer, so they turn to mobile apps, web wallets like coinbase, blockchain.info etc. There's one drawback tho, security.

    If you're not storing large amounts of coins (>10 BTC), i guess you could use the conventional web wallets or mobile wallets. it's just so much more convenient!

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