Monero

This Year in Monero – 2021

April 24th, 2021

Introduction As a way to celebrate and show the growth that has happened for Monero across the past year on this, the 7th anniversary of the Monero project, I wanted to take a snapshot of statistics and social media posts to highlight this growth. This is by no means an exhaustive list of ways in…

Monero GUI 0.17.2.0 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

April 9th, 2021

Overview This is the v0.17.2.0 point release of the Monero GUI software. Some highlights of this release are: Allow sending to multiple receipients (#3332) Add support for pruning of new databases in wizard (#3345) Add support for storing multiple remote nodes (#3373) New “Grab QR code from screen” functionality (#3292) Improve search functionality on Transactions…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.9 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

January 8th, 2021

Overview This is the v0.17.1.9 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains mitigations against the ongoing memory exhaustion attack. Some highlights of this minor release are: Update monero submodule to v0.17.1.9 Windows GUI binary is now reproducible Add high DPI support on Windows The complete list of…

Monero 0.17.1.9 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

January 8th, 2021

Overview

This is the v0.17.1.9 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains mitigations against the ongoing memory exhaustion attack.

Some highlights of this minor release are:

Add different limi…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.8 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

December 30th, 2020

Overview

This is the v0.17.1.8 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains mitigations against the ongoing memory exhaustion attack.

The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent bl…

Bulletproofs+ in Monero

December 24th, 2020

Summary Code is now available for Bulletproofs+, a zero-knowledge proving system that can be used in the Monero protocol in place of the existing Bulletproofs zero-knowledge proving system. The new construction would make transactions smaller, faster for wallets to generate, and faster for network participants to verify. While the code is functional and includes tests…

Monero 0.17.1.7 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

December 13th, 2020

Overview

This is the v0.17.1.7 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements.

Some highlights of this minor release are:

P2P: include first new block in chain entry …

Monero GUI 0.17.1.7 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

December 13th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.7 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are: Ask for writing desktop shortcut on first start (Linux) Fix wallet…

Newly Appointed Ukrainian Politician Declares Owning Over $24 Million in Monero

December 11th, 2020

A 19-year old Ukrainian politician disclosed all the property he owns during an anti-corruption procedure, mandatory for all public officials in Ukraine, who revealed that he holds millions of dollars worth of monero (XMR). 19-Year-Old Ukrainian Politician Discloses Its Monero Holdings Rostislav Solod, a newly appointed member of the city council in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, declared…

Monero 0.17.1.6 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

December 7th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.6 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements. Some highlights of this minor release are: P2P: add scoring system to drop peers that don’t behave P2P: drop peers that decrease claimed height P2P: drop peers that spam peer lists P2P:…