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H. BrakmićBitcoin and Lightning Network on Raspberry Pihttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5522-3_5

5. Bitcoin Core Wallet

Harris Brakmić1 
Troisdorf, Germany

In this chapter we will learn how to configure and control our Wallet GUI. We will also learn how to prepare and execute transactions as well as message signing and verification. Bitcoin Core Wallet is a powerful tool that can do much more than executing monetary transactions. Properly used, it can function as a bank on your desk, or in your pocket.

Wallet Encryption

As we have already learned, the Bitcoin Core Wallet is directly accessing our wallet.dat, which means that this application has a raw access to our most important data: private keys. Therefore, it is strongly ...

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