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How can I trust a wallet?

You are right: it's easy to implement a wallet to steal user's seed. If you are a developer, you can: write your own wallet and trusting your own code. read and understand the code written by a ...
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Is this an official source of the IOTA wallet?

Your link is an official one and not scam. Generally, all projects under https://github.com/iotaledger/* are maintained by the IOTA foundation (i.e. you can safely download from there).
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How to proceed end to end with iota on Bitfinex (e.g., store them in Keepass)?

Your goal is to instruct Bitfinex to broadcast a transaction to the tangle. One that sends the IOTA balance Bitfinex is storing for you (under their seed) over to an address generated under your seed. ...
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node-gyp rebuild issue when installing dependencies for wallet

The issue was I had Python 3 installed @ ~/miniconda3 so even thought I was running the install script with Python 2.7 something else, I think electron, was referencing the Python on my path or ...
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Using Tails as USB Wallet - Is it safe?

Currently, it is safe but due to this not being an official script from the IOTA foundation it can be modified and changed to try and phish users. Before running or downloading the script you should ...
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How can I trust a wallet?

A wallet should be open source -- this way, it can be vetted by the community to ensure there are no loopholes or trojans. Aside from that, you should look to the community and determine which ...
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How to proceed end to end with iota on Bitfinex (e.g., store them in Keepass)?

First off, you don't store IOTA in KeePass, KeePass is a password manager and is unrelated to IOTA. IOTA is stored in the Tangle, which you can access using a seed and a wallet. So the steps for ...
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Trinity Wallet and Ledger Nano X how to restore the private key without a ledger nano

first some warnings: Never give your seed or your recovery phrase to anyone! They will steal all your cryptocurrency token / money! We will never ask you for this information! Take care, because if ...
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How to proceed end to end with iota on Bitfinex (e.g., store them in Keepass)?

The best way to generate a Seed is via Keepass (Windows) or KeepassXC (Linux). Very important is to change the seed after creation, so you don't fully rely on the generation algorithm. The advantage ...
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