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Self-hosted Bitcoin wallet for Linux with API?

I'm looking for some Bitcoin wallet software I can host locally on my Linux server that provides either an API or webhooks for detecting when Bitcoin transactions have completed. I also need a way to ...
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Can't connect Electrum to a Network so that I can receive my bitcoins

I've looked everywhere for an answer but can't find the right one for my situation. I'm using the linux based tails OS with persistent setup with my electrum wallet. Everything works fine and LBC ...
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Windows vs Linux for bitcoind (not mining)

What is the best O/S for bitcoind, which serves as a backbone for an online payments processor? Right now it is set up to run under Windows but I'm not sure if this is the best choice if they ...
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Solo mining works on Windows, fails in (identically configured) Linux

Solo mining (for any coin) works on Windows, but not on Linux. Why won't my Linux setup work even though it's identical? Here is a sample configuration file. This is from OSC (OpenSourceCoin), but it ...
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Neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect my Zeusminer Blizzard. (Ubuntu/Linux/Mint)

I'm having trouble getting my Zeusminer Blizzard running; neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect it. Here are the results of lsusb: Bus 001 Device 025: ID 10c4:ea60 Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc. ...
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Why I obtain this error trying to compile this wallet?

I am not yet a Linux guy and I am going crazy trying to install the MJ Coin wallet compiling it on Ubuntu 14.04. This are the only provided instruction to install it: Debian First, make sure ...
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Installing Bitcoin Armory on Ubuntu

I installed Bitcoin Armory on Ubuntu 13.10. I get the following output when I try to run it: root@cloud-server-07:/BitcoinArmory# python ArmoryQt.py ...
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Using Onboard Video but Mining with nVidia Geforce 8400GS

So, after much struggling and a few reinstallations, I got my nVidia Geforce 8400 GS mining by installing the correct drivers, nvidia-cuda-toolkit, openssl, automake/autoconf, and cudaminer. The ...
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How to tell when bitcoin has really stopped running

I would like to take bitcoin block data and send it use it to avoid having to go through the blockchain download again on other computers in my local network. To ensure that no db corruption occurs, I ...
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Thin command line-capable client for Linux

I need to set up linux server for web service that could generate bitcoin addresses and check the balance on them, etc (basically, receive payments in BTC). And I do not want to use third-party online ...
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Minimal system to run a full Bitcoin node: Netbook? Raspberry Pi? etc

I want to build a low profile system running as a full Bitcoin node, i.e. just running Bitcoin Core 0.9+ and pretty much nothing else. What is the minimal system (in terms of power consumption) that ...
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How can I install BFGMiner on Bamt

I'm trying to consolidate and remove a pc out of the equation that is acting as a server for 68 block erupters and 3 antminer u1s. I have two rigs running bamt currently fine and want to be able to ...
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How do I use Vanitygen on Fedora 20? (openssl restrictions)

I have seen several methods for building bitcoin from source on Fedora, but I have not seen corresponding information for vanitygen. It builds, and it starts up, but then it gives me the error: ...
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How to fix kernel paging request error on raspberry pi miner?

I'm mining Bitcoin and Litecoin using Gridseeds. As a host/controller I'm running a Raspberry Pi with ArchLinuxARM. I'm using the latest Arch image and compiled cgminer from this github repository: ...
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Qt client not exiting on Linux

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I close bitcoin-qt (or any of its derivatives, like litecoin-qt or dogecoin-qt), sometimes it does not completely exit. I then have to run killall -9 bitcoin-qt, or ...
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How can I set up DogeCoin wallet on Ubuntu? [closed]

I just newly introduced with Dogecoins, how can I set up wallet to store Dogecoins on my Ubuntu machine? I have tried lots of references but I cant get simple way. May I know how can mine Dogecoins ...
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What compatibility issues might be expected when using the MegaCoin wallet on Wine?

Installing a wallet under linux is sometimes difficult without an up-to-date tutorial for users who are not familiar with linux. I found that it is pretty easy to install wine on Ubuntu 12.04.4 ...
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Issue running cgminer from crontab

I trying to script the launch of cgminer based on a crontab. Using a crontab entry that fires up a bash shell script that launches cgminer. Running the script directly launches cgminer flawlessly. ...
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Having trouble getting poclbm to work on linux, Segmentation fault

I am a linux noob, so please take that in to account. I believe i have compile poclbm and all it's dependencies correctly however when I try and run it python poclbm.py ...
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I want to use another wallet.dat file with bitcoin-qt. Is this possible?

my situation is the following: I have a laptop with not much space on disk and therefore using bitcoin on a stick (I start bitcoin-qt with the argument "-datadir=location/to/stick). Now I wanted to ...
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Dogecoin wallet console use full commands? [duplicate]

I am looking for a list with Dogecoin wallet commands that I can run into linux terminal. The interface seems useful, my pretty basic. For example, how can I check which is my wallet version? This ...
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How to set Dogecoin Wallet Encryption? [duplicate]

Should I make a Dogecoin wallet addresses encryption? If yes, what are the pros and cons and how it is made on linux - Ubuntu 13.10?
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Can someone confirm that my GPUs are working correctly?

I'm specifically litecoin/scrypt mining at Multipool.us, but the web interface there is only showing about 20khash, when I obviously should be getting much more. I am using a HD 5870 (GPU 0) and HD ...
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How can I mine dogecoins on debian?

How can I mine dogecoins on debian? I have tried to compile cudaminer but I can't find out how to install nvcc.
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bitcond and bitcoin-Qt system configuration and bandwidth requirements

What is the best operating system configuration for a computer to run (bitcoind or bitcoin-Qt) and (BFGminer or CGMiner) under Linux, assuming that it will be connected to a 3 Terrahash mining rig on ...
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Transactions not showing up in bitcoind log?

I have a bitcoind running on a server behind the www box which I poll every minute for new transactions and save new data into a table. Something strange is happening sometimes. If i send 1 btc from ...
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Can I mine Quark on Linux?

Are there any Linux applications for mining Quark coin? I am running CPU Coin Miner and I have the Quark Wallet, both on Windows, but I would like to install these on Ubuntu or some Linux distro. Is ...
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Help - Running R9 290x graphics card headless in Linux

Running Ubuntu 13.10. When I hook up the card to a monitor through HDMI, cgminer detects the card. When I unplug the HDMI cable from the monitor, the system throws a blank screen. I can ssh in from ...
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Mining Bitcoin on Linux with CUDA?

I have a Linux machine with an Nvidia GPU (GeForce GTX 760). Is there a tool, rather than writing your own, that can currently mine Bitcoin using CUDA on Linux?
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Hourly price notifications on Linux [closed]

I'm running Debian & Ubuntu and I've been using this script running in a terminal for a while but I find I easily get obsessed with the price. Instead I'd rather get, say hourly, desktop ...
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Move the blockchain to a different location

I am using the Bitcoin-Qt application on Ubuntu, but the blockchain is very large and is wasting space on my SSD drive. Is there a way that I can move it to a hard disk drive? There doesn't seem to ...
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Making a read-only Linux SD card, where are the security loopholes? (offline key generation and signing)

I have already identified a way to make an SD card truly read-only on HackaDay. So let's consider this situation: A third party have used dd to transfer the Linux image to an SD card The ...
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Is Bitcoin database cross platform compatible?

I want to use my Windows 7 Bitcoin database (the block chain I downloaded + my wallets) on Linux (Debian). I run Debian as VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 host and share the Bitcoin data folder ...
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What dependencies are needed to build the dogecoin client?

What are the actual dogecoin client requirements? Their list doesn't seem to match exactly with what I have available, and I had to go back and forth with apt to even install what I have so far, and ...
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What's the proper way to scale p2pool?

At the moment I have ONE linux server acting as the "APP" server for bitcoind/p2pool applications and another linux server with nginx proxying web traffic from the APP server, while behind CloudFlare. ...
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p2pool passwords

I think I have cgminer configured and I want to connect to a mining pool. I have created a .sh file with the following text: export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export ...
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Is cgminer used for both bitcoin and litecoin GPU mining?

I'm trying to figure out which software to download for my Ubuntu 12.04 box to start some litecoin mining. Via google search, I keep coming up with cgminer for both bitcoin and litecoin mining. How ...
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Choose where to install bitcoin-qt (linux)

I don't have much space on my / (~12GB) so I would like to install bitcoin-qt to some other drive with free space (since the data files will take around 10GB after synchronization). How do I do that?
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How can I compile bitcoin on debian 7.x Wheezy? Missing libmemenv.a

In the bitcoin leveldb branch, the file libmemenv.a is missing. Because the debian leveldb package does not include it, bitcoin will not compile on debian systems. Is there any workaround? Will you ...
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Scrypt server mining process killed

On my vps I decided to start mining litecoin because I wasn't really using the server for anything. I thought, why not? I ran the cpuminer script with the correct command line arguments and it ...
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should I setup a pool or join one?

Should I setup a new mining pool for litecoin, or join another one ? It seems like creating a pool with p2pool, I can keep fee's in my wallet... But is it effective ? Or staying in a crowded pool will ...
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Administration of bfgminer in linux

I'm just starting to screw around with bitcoin mining. I've been a long time Boinc pseudo-enthusiast and so I just had to check out bitcoin mining. I've started using bfgminer and I'm a little ...
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Restore file (containing certain string) from formatted hdd

I just found that I used to have a bitcoin wallet back in 06/2011 with still 1.94 BTC. Unfortunately, in the meanwhile I formatted my desktop (windows) as well as my ubuntu based notebook (can't ...
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Bitcoin Mining on Office Network

I'm a bitcoin novice and i've read a bit about mining. It got me thinking that I could setup our office network to min bitcoin (obviously with permission) We have a centos linux server which is on ...
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Building from source static bitcoind on Ubuntu

I'm trying to build bitcoind from source on Ubuntu 13.04: $ apt-get install libboost-all-dev ccache pkg-config # deps $ git clone https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git $ cd bitcoin $ ./configure ...
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How to uninstall Bitcoind from ubuntu server?

I installed bitcoind on my ubuntu server awhile ago. How do I go about uninstalling it properly? Do i just delete the ~/.bitcoin folder?
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What are some commonly used commands for Bitcoind shell command line?

I just installed the bitcoind daemon on my ubuntu, but i was wondering what are some of the most commonly used commands for bitcoind? Also is there a cheatsheet for this? thanks
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BFGMINER error while loading shared libraries

I just installed BFGMINER on my Ubuntu 12.04LTS laptop and it won't let me set it up with my pool. administrator@T41-Server:~$ sudo bfgminer -o api.bitcoin.cz:8332 -u wizardmorax.ibm_ubuntu -px -S ...
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cgminer doesnt use my GPU

CentOS6 x64, build last cgminer with openCL support [ay@pandora6 log]$ sudo lshw | grep -i geforce product: G73 [GeForce 7600 GS] [ay@pandora6 log]$ uname -a Linux pandora6 ...
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Bitcoind (linux) CPU usage through the roof

Basically I'm trying to keep a wallet on linux along with the RPC service so I can receive coins and poll the server periodically for transactions. I'm trying with both 0.8.1 and 0.8.5 and CPU usage ...