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Unable to install MultiBit 64bit version

How do I install the 64 bit version of MultiBit? I downloaded the MultiBit client that is supposed to be compatible with 32 bit & 64 bit but when I run the program it give an error message that ...
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Building Bitcoin from Source on MAC OSX 10.9

so I'm trying to get bitcoind running on my Mac and I cloned the source code from github. What I tried doing: brew install autoconf automake berkeley-db4 boost miniupnpc openssl pkg-config protobuf ...
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Transfer wallet to new server

I have been running a bitcoin app in an old server. I need to move everything to a new server but my question is this: is there a way I can transfer my bitcoin wallet (bitcoin core) to the new server ...
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Installed Bitcoin-QT on windows2008r2 server, but it won't snyc anything at all

Installed Bitcoin-QT on windows2008r2 server, but it won't sync anything at all. No connections to network, no blocks, no movement full stop. I have OK'd it in windows firewall, tried connecting ...
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What are the bitcoin dependencies for red hat linux? Bitcoin fails to compile

I'm using CentOS on my server, and when I try to compile bitcoin from the github source using make -f makefile.unix, I get a ton of errors. I'm assuming they're caused by dependency errors? I've seen ...
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How to build Primecoin from source code on a mac?

How should one build the client for the new cryptocoin Primecoin from source code on a mac? The source can be found here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/primecoin/files/
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I downloaded an Armory .msi and the checksum failed. What should I do? (Windows)

I downloaded Armory from here and the checksum file from here using the links from the main installation page. I downloaded the Win64 .msi installer. From there, I used a Cygwin prompt and fciv to ...
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When building bitcoind from source, how to specify stable build?

I managed to build bitcoind on arch linux after downloading the source from github, but after running bitcoind getinfo command, I am told: "errors" : "This is a pre-release test build - use at ...
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How to build bitcoin from source on Arch Linux 2012.10 64bit?

Install git pacman -S git Install bitcoind dependencies as seen here: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/build-unix.txt pacman -S boost boost-libs miniupnpc openssl db Install ...
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How do you install Bitcoin Daemon using Yum package manager? [duplicate]

I have a Centos setup with the Yum package manager. How do you install Bitcoin Daemon using Yum? Or is it even possible right now?
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electrum windows client, standalone executable versus windows installer

From the download page, http://electrum.org/download.html What is the difference between the two windows versions? standalone executable and the windows installer version? What are the advantages ...
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Can Bitcoin be run in a shared hosting environment?

Can bitcoind be installed and run on shared hosting? Has anyone successfully done this? If not why not.
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How do I build Bitcoin in Fedora 18?

There are instructions for building on Ubuntu/Debian, but I want to build it in Fedora.
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Install a pre-synchronized blockchain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I download the whole block chain from somewhere? My Bitcoin client has been "synchronizing" for a really ridiculously long time making the computer leggy. According ...
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My sync wont start, what can I do?

I have used Bitcoin previously via Windows GUI miners, but never faced an issue like this before. I am now running Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 and using an updated 0.7.1 Satoshi client. The sync looks like ...
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Zero to Bitcoin in sixty seconds - how to set up a Bitcoin client in case you need it fast?

Lets say I have a bitcoind instance running on a server with proper wallet.dat backups created regularly. The server crashes, blockchain data becomes corrupted or what have you, and I need to set up a ...
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How do I install Phoenix 2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion?

I'm trying to install the latest version of Phoenix2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (on a Macbook Pro Retna) and unable to get it to work What works: The BitMinter client says OpenCL works on my CPU and ...
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Why is downloading blocks taking longer and longer?

First off, this really needs to get fixed. I'm downloading blocks for at least 8 hours now, and it's still not done. I know the problem of having to download the entire block chain is being worked on, ...
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How to run a litecoin miner behind a proxy server?

I've downloaded the Windows 64-bit Litecoin mining software as provided from http://pool-x.eu/gettingstarted I'm trying to run the miner from behind a firewall. My browser uses an HTTP proxy to get ...
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Downloading of blockchain failed

I’ve been attempting to set up my own wallet, but am having difficulties. Last week I began installing the standard Bitcoin client. When I first attempted I got to the process of downloading the ...
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New User, New Wallet

I recently purchased some bitcoins, which were sent via coinapult to my cell phone. I received a text for the amount with a link to an online wallet (apparently not a true wallet but just an account ...
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What software and skills do I need?

Never having owned bitcoins I don't know how bitcoin wallets work and I'm wondering: if I buy bitcoins, what will I need to know about the software involved, and where should I keep my bitcoin wallet? ...
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Is there a BSD Bitcoin client?

I have a few BSD-based systems sitting around serving away, but for the most part they're idle CPU-wise. Does anyone knew of a bitcoin client that I could run on these machines to make them more ...
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Why is my client software not receiving bitcoins?

I've just installed the official bitcoin client for the first time on my PC and have visited a website that gives free bitcoins. I've been waiting for more than an hour, but the amount given to me is ...