Monero

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:…

Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin

November 30th, 2020

A Canadian publicly held company has liquidated all of its Ethereum and Monero holdings and put all of the proceeds into bitcoin. The company is led by a well-known poker player and former member of the European Parliament. Cypherpunk Dumps Monero and Ethereum for Bitcoin Cypherpunk Holdings, a Toronto-headquartered company listed on the Canadian Securities…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.5 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

November 26th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.5 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This release improves simple mode reliability. Some highlights of this minor release are: Simple mode: skip syncing nodes Write QML cache to portable folder Linux: enable high DPI support Minor bug fixes The complete list of changes is available on GitHub, along…

Ciphertrace Files 2 Patents for Systems to Identify Criminal Monero Transactions

November 24th, 2020

Cryptocurrency intelligence firm Ciphertrace has filed two patent applications for tools and systems to trace Monero transactions. The company aims to enable the detection of criminal uses of privacy coins like Monero. Monero Tracing Patents Blockchain analytics and cryptocurrency intelligence firm Ciphertrace announced Friday that it has filed two Monero tracing patents. One patent is…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.4 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

November 9th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.4 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This release fixes an issue with the wallet not starting on some Linux systems. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are: Linux: fix a deadlock on startup Linux: high…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.3 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

November 8th, 2020

Overview

This is the v0.17.1.3 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a recommended release that improves overall network perfomance.

The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post

Some highlights of th…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.1 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

October 19th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.1 minor point release of the Monero GUI software. This is a highly recommended release that fixes an issue with nodes getting stuck at block 2210720. The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post Some highlights of this minor release are: Fix sync past block 2210720…

Monero 0.17.1.1 ‘Oxygen Orion’ Point Release

October 18th, 2020

Overview This is the v0.17.1.1 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a highly recommended release that fixes an issue with nodes getting stuck at block 2210720. Some highlights of this minor release are: Fix sync past block 2210720 Bump default number of connections from 8 to 12 Wait for propagation timeout before…

Monero GUI 0.17.1.0 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

October 14th, 2020

Overview

This is the v0.17.1.0 release of the Monero GUI software.

The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post

Some highlights of this major release are:

Simple mode: fix a bug causing transaction propagation to …

Monero GUI 0.17.0.1 ‘Oxygen Orion’ released

October 5th, 2020

Overview

This is the v0.17.0.1 release of the Monero GUI software.

The latest CLI release notes can be found on the precedent blog post

Some highlights of this major release are:

Socks5 proxy support, automatically enabled on Tails
Sim…