Tag: lightning-network

57 How does the Lightning network work in simple terms? 2016-04-12T15:35:16.850

46 What are Channel Factories and how do they work? 2018-01-01T18:16:06.063

28 How are paths found in Lightning Network? 2016-04-11T09:39:58.123

18 What security weaknesses result from using off chain solutions? 2016-05-25T23:45:11.713

16 What are the trade-offs between transacting on Lightning Network and Bitcoin mainchain? 2016-01-29T00:12:31.833

14 Is Lightning Network a risk for Bitcoin security since it reduces miner fees? 2017-03-01T09:58:45.423

13 Is centralization in the Lightning network inevitable? Why (not)? 2016-04-14T19:53:20.930

13 Why did the lightning network implement a gossip protocol? 2019-03-12T21:08:12.633

12 How are fees determined in the Lightning Network? 2018-01-17T02:11:28.127

11 In Lightning Network, what are the proposals for solutions to transfers to offline end users? 2016-09-27T13:37:51.327

11 Lightning Route Discovery - How to know capacity in each direction? 2018-02-03T08:39:15.593

10 Transaction overriding in lightning network 2016-02-13T00:01:53.857

10 What is a millisatoshi? I thought satoshi is the smallest unit? 2018-01-28T10:02:13.633

9 How is a node in the middle prohibited from keeping the money in a routed Payment in Lightning network? 2016-03-04T07:54:35.680

9 Lightning Network scaling alternatives? 2016-05-27T11:53:14.360

9 Channels state validation in lightning network? 2016-06-27T02:54:57.423

9 Do parties in a Lightning Network channel need to be online? 2017-07-06T10:04:44.283

9 How does Lightning transaction revocation work? 2017-07-17T06:52:04.747

9 Would it be possible to send money through the Lightning Network to an offline address? 2017-07-19T08:48:11.457

9 When closing the channel for LN - how to calculate the fee for the blockchain transaction? 2017-12-28T00:09:27.860

9 Running lightning in prune mode 2019-01-13T16:39:40.557

9 How to recover funds from a force-closed Lnd lightning channel? 2019-09-03T17:33:50.190

8 For lightning network, can I surround myself with a bunch of nodes to increase anonymity? 2016-05-17T03:53:53.453

8 What is the Lightning Network proposal? What problem is it trying to solve? 2016-08-26T21:49:00.487

8 What is the timeline for Lightning Network's availability? 2017-12-06T13:38:32.247

8 Is there incentive for those who run lightning nodes? 2018-03-19T21:46:36.400

8 What criteria should be taken into account when selecting nodes to create new lightning channels with? 2019-01-04T09:45:53.683

8 What makes millisatoshi real? 2019-01-08T10:57:09.077

8 How many paths are tried on average before a payment succeeds in Lightning? 2019-10-10T21:28:50.973

7 What is a hash pre-image as it is used for the breach remedy? 2016-08-15T16:56:10.257

7 How do "trustless third-party watchers" work in Lightning Network? 2017-07-28T12:08:14.473

7 How do I restore a Lightning Node with active channels that has crashed causing data loss? Is it similar to restoring a Bitcoin wallet? 2017-08-15T21:28:29.567

7 When running a Lightning Network hub, who pays the fees when a transaction has to be broadcast to the blockchain? 2017-12-27T16:45:35.930

7 Lightning mainnet peer list? 2018-01-16T20:25:02.923

7 "HTLCs don't work for micropayments"? 2019-03-27T06:43:02.137

7 Why do lightning invoices expire? 2019-04-11T12:12:25.983

7 Do we still need SIGHASH_NOINPUT for Lightning Network? 2019-05-02T18:33:24.330

7 How to manually rebalance Lightning Network channels? 2019-07-03T03:04:06.703

7 What are the downsides of Hodl Invoices? 2019-10-21T12:46:45.210

7 Can miners collude to bypass the penalty based revocation system of the lightning network? 2021-01-23T11:38:58.177

6 Does anyone get custodial control of your funds when using Lightning Network? 2016-06-26T11:55:28.840

6 In a Lightning Network who commits to the blockchain the final transaction? 2017-07-04T17:52:24.020

6 Is it possible to add funds to an already-open lightning network channel? 2017-08-10T19:42:58.383

6 Does a segwit based side chain like the lightning network allow for fractional reserve? 2017-08-14T14:53:29.130

6 In the Lightning Network, what happens if a "middle node" suddenly goes dormant for a long while? 2017-10-27T08:07:07.390

6 Why was transaction malleability fix required for Lightning network? 2018-01-23T16:49:11.610

6 How does lnd's autopilot feature work? 2018-05-13T13:40:13.137

6 Receiving payment in Lightning Network is a big problem? 2018-06-22T05:30:50.940

6 How to convert channel id from c-lightning to lnd? 2018-08-08T08:06:56.207

6 Can the lightning network be subject to DoS attacks due to message flooding? 2018-10-31T18:10:39.303

6 Why is the length of the transport messages on the lightning network encrypted? 2019-03-12T14:00:29.107

6 What is the Big-O for LN bandwidth? Can anyone answer this or provide a link to a spec that is sufficient enough for us to calculate it? 2019-05-06T06:53:57.587

6 Can two parties accidentally pay the same lightning network invoice simultaneously? 2019-05-13T09:25:06.560

6 How to emulate SIGHASH_NOINPUT using CHECKSIGFROMSTACKVERIFY? 2019-08-01T19:37:54.493

6 Lightning Node High Availability/High Throughput 2019-12-10T03:20:05.073

5 Does Ethereum support the features necessary to create the Lightning Network? 2015-08-21T13:28:05.527

5 How does the thunder network work? And how does it keep things decentralized? 2016-05-17T04:25:57.753

5 How are Lightning network, duplex channels, and micropayment channels related? 2016-06-07T13:21:04.870

5 Can you send amounts that would typically be considered 'dust' through the Lightning Network? 2016-07-26T03:01:50.243

5 Non-bidirection payment channels for lightning network 2017-02-25T10:41:13.520

5 Will all crypto-currencies exist on the same lightning network? 2017-10-07T11:24:41.927

5 How come the lightning network creators believe the fees will be zero? 2017-11-09T09:54:39.800

5 What does the Lightning Network UX look like? 2017-12-21T18:56:37.110

5 Opening Lightning network channel: who is paying? 2018-01-19T22:33:21.663

5 How the disposable private keys are being shared in Lightning Network? 2018-02-13T22:25:38.407

5 Qualities of "Pay to Nested Witness Key Hash" 2018-04-15T08:40:05.873

5 Lightning incentive for micro-cheating? 2018-06-22T07:37:33.533

5 How long can my lightning node be safely offline? 2018-07-04T04:02:20.753

5 When opening a LN channel using LND, what does 'push-amt' do? 2018-07-08T09:47:23.670

5 How to migrate lightning nodes? 2018-07-21T10:41:50.153

5 Do the channel balances get publicly announced in real-time on Lightning Network? 2018-10-16T04:19:18.770

5 Why is last channel's expiry different in Lightning Network Routes? 2018-11-14T16:11:58.537

5 Routing in Bitcoin Lightning Network 2018-12-18T16:31:25.550

5 Why SHOULD the funding tx consume BIP 141 inputs? 2019-02-28T13:54:44.107

5 Betweeness Centrality LND node 2019-03-12T07:36:40.227

5 How would the gossip protocol announce channels from a channel factory? 2019-03-15T22:33:44.047

5 How does loop work? 2019-07-11T18:57:22.093

5 Why is my "spendable_msat" much lower than "msatoshi_to_us"? 2019-07-19T04:08:33.920

5 Some questions about Lightning and Tor 2019-09-02T09:17:13.793

5 In LN, how could a payer prove to 3rd party that he indeedly made a payment to the payee? 2019-12-09T09:02:01.550

5 Can failed Transactions figure out which Channel is exhausted? 2020-01-12T21:08:55.877

5 Is there a lightningd equivalent to bitcoind's -walletnotify or -blocknotify? 2020-11-04T15:37:07.007

4 Lightning network and lightweight clients 2016-07-19T21:10:19.827

4 Do Lightning Channels have to be resolved before a certain time? 2016-08-15T17:42:15.293

4 Does segregated witness allow to securely create LN channel opening transactions? 2016-10-11T18:12:52.103

4 Is lightning network limited by the 'size' of channels? 2017-06-04T23:16:00.207

4 How is the lightning network secured against hacking and double spends? 2017-10-04T07:43:00.677

4 Same entity controlling separated parts of a a lightning path 2017-10-22T19:27:20.347

4 Why can't lightning network channels increase balances´╝č 2017-11-24T09:22:26.407

4 How is a doublespend prevented in the Lightning Network? 2018-01-01T14:41:25.487

4 Payment channels with dynamic signatures 2018-01-20T17:25:02.593

4 How does the lightning network affect miners? 2018-01-21T12:20:44.043

4 What differences exist between the Lightning Network implementation versus the white paper? 2018-01-24T23:42:41.270

4 Can the Lightning Network work and live independently from Bitcoin? 2018-02-05T11:36:38.660

4 What is 'birthday' in the context of BIP39 / Lightning seed generation? 2018-05-06T14:10:23.257

4 Obtaining Lightning network graph data 2018-06-13T04:01:45.047

4 Lightning Payment failed (Could not find a route) 2018-06-22T06:41:48.090

4 Is it possible to splice a new participant into a LN channel factory? 2018-07-20T13:26:32.413

4 Can SPV clients offer "proof of absence" of a transaction? 2018-07-30T17:52:45.457