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Deprecation error on mac

I'm compiling on mac, and I get this error: unsigned char *SHA256(const unsigned char *d, size_t n,unsigned char *md) DEPRECATED_IN_MAC_OS_X_VERSION_10_7_AND_LATER; Why does this happen, and how ...
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Cryptocurrency compile error

I'm compiling a SmallChange clone on Mac OS using the .osx makefile, and I get this error. What should I do? 'boost/assign/list_of.hpp' file not found
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Bitcoin.conf & JSON-RPC options

What does it mean in the bitcoin.conf file when it states, "server=1 tells Bitcoin-Qt to accept JSON-RPC commands?" If all one needs to do to solo mine is type setgenerate true in the console, then ...
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Bitcoin-Qt & Bitcoin.conf

Just confirming here ... Does Bitcoin-Qt require that I create a bitcoin.conf file in order to solo mine on my Mac? I created one after reading the wiki and placed it in Lib/AppSupp/Bitcoin but I am ...
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Bitcoin.conf & Connect=

When configuring the bitcoin.conf file, what should you put in connect= ? There are IP addresses listed here, so I removed the # sign and left them as is. I also entered my WAN address and my local ...
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Bitcoin-Qt & setgenerate true

Will Bitcoin-qt mine bitcoins if all I have done is downloaded and installed Bitcoin-qt, and typed in "setgenerate true" into the console? Are there other steps or configurations necessary? If so, ...
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Gridseed Mac OSX software

Where can I find information on running a Gridseed miner on Mac OSX? Either BTC and/or LTC. I'm looking for rather consistent information, by this I mean instructions with links that point to the ...
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Bitcoin-qt data on external drive

I have done the instructions listed here: How to move Bitcoin data from Application Support on external drive [mac] It works fine for a flash drive connected the mac, but I wanted to have the data ...
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How can I prevent Armory from getting stuck at “30 seconds” Building Databases on OSX 10.9?

I'm running Bitcoin-Qt v0.8.6-beta and Armory 0.90-beta on OSX 10.9. I've been stuck at "30 seconds" for several hours. This has happened twice now. Activity monitor displays no disk activity, but ...
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Cudaminer On Mac OS X installation error: “malloc.h: No such file or directory”

I'm almost completely ready to GPU mine but I'm stuck on step #25 of Option #2 of this tutorial: http://www.reddit.com/r/dogemining/wiki/index/mac_mining_guide after running this command inside ...
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cURL to Bitcoin-Qt on Mac fails

I followed gavinadresen's answer at Bitcoin-Qt command line control on Mac. When I enter the following in terminal, it works: open Bitcoin-Qt.app --args -server I've put in the following into my ...
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How to use the bootstrap.dat in Mavericks?

So I'm trying to sync with the network in Bitcoin-Qt, but I just can't seem to make use of the bootstrap.dat file that I downloaded, which is annoying because it will be awfully slow to sync without ...
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Faster way to sync my new Bitcoin wallet?

I'm very new to Bitcoin so I apologize if this question is naive. I just downloaded the Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin Qt clients and opened each of these apps. Consistent with their coin's ...
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My MultiBit is unable to connect

I have installed my MultiBit wallet and there is red "connecting" sign in left bottom corner. Wallet never connects. When I try it from another place (my friends house) everything is ok. It is ...
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Is there a way to monitor what bitcoin-qt is doing on a mac os x?

Using 0.6.6.2 on a mac mini; has been running for 56 hours now, still not fully synchronised; is there a way to monitor whether the program is actually doing something or just stuck? would the 0.8.x ...
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Build bitcoin-qt on OSX

I recently cloned from https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin. I followed the documentation in doc/build-osx.md. I can build and run bitcoind without a problem. But I would have expected to see ...
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GPU support on cgminer and bfgminer

I just read this answer which states that GPU mining support was removed from cgminer as of version 3.7.2. Does anybody know what version of bfgminer needs to be used to support GPU mining. I am ...
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GPU mining with Intel HD Graphics 4000

I am running Mac OS X 10.7 on a MBP and OS X 10.8 on a Mac Mini. The Mini has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU and the MBP has a 3000. I know that I cannot mine with the MBP as the GPU does not support ...
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Using Mac Pro for Mining [closed]

Would it be worth buying a Mac Pro (higher end model) and using that to mine BitCoin? If so then what should I expect in return as far as mining goes?
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Move bitcoin data from Windows to Mac

Is it possible to move the Blockchain data from Windows to Mac? The wallet on windows is synced, the one on mac is not. The wallet on Mac has had some bitcoins sent to one of its addresses. Would it ...
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Is this thing on? (How to tell if my cpuminer is working?)

I have pretty much no idea what I'm doing. But I've had cpuminer running on my laptop for a half hour or so, just playing around. I know it's not near worth the time or electricity, I'm just having ...
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How to withdraw from an offline / paper wallet into Bitcoin-Qt on Mac? [duplicate]

I understand how to create and deposit into an offline wallet, but how do I retrieve the BitCoins back onto a local Bitcoin-Qt wallet on a Mac?
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Loading Wallet error

vWhen I open the bitcoin-qt (v0.8.5 beta) app on my MacBook Pro 10.7.5 it says - loading block index, verifying blocks, loading wallet - then immediately crashes on loading wallet to give message "bit ...
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bitcoin-qt crashes when any bitcoin.conf file is used

I am running 0.8.5 beta on my mac under 10.8.3 and it runs fine until I try to use a bitcoin.conf file. If there is a file, even if it is completely empty it will crash before the application even ...
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Jalapeño Multipool Setup on OS X

I have an ASIC Jalapeño Bitcoin Miner. It mines consistently at around 5000 GH/s. I have been mining using the BitMinter Miner and BitMinter Pool just because it is easy to setup and get running ...
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Can one GPU mine on Mac OS X using cgminer?

I succesfully installed cgminer on my mac but every time I try to run it I get the message [2013-09-16 15:03:49] clDevicesNum returned error, no GPUs usable why is this? Is it that you cannot mine ...
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Bitcoin QT “No block source available”… stuck at “180200 out of 225430” [duplicate]

I have downloaded Bitcoin-qt and have encountered similar problems that others have on here. However, the offered solutions don't apply to me, because I run Mac OS. I get a status message that says ...
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Bitcoin-qt, OS X Mountain Lion, blockchains, and bootstrap.dat

​Edit: Rewording this question to be more clear and concise. Background Info: Was running bitcoin-qt .0.8.1 on osx mountain lion. experienced a kernel panic, likely from some conflict between ...
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How to move Bitcoin data from Application Support on an external drive [Mac]

I'd like to put all my Bitcoin data on an external drive instead of having it on my hard drive, as it's taking too much space on my laptop. I did find an answer on this page regarding how to create a ...
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Solo mining litecoin on OSX

I would like to do some solo mining of litecoin on OSX. I realize the probability is low that i will hit it. but i like the idea of the lottery. I have a miner setup (cgminer) and i have ...
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Bitcoin-Qt Command line - adding private key - Mac OSX

I recently created a custom Public key (with vanitygen) and i would like to add the corresponding private key to my bitcoin-Qt wallet client. I have started bitcoin-Qt in server mode using: $ open ...
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Solo mining on OS X with Diablo Miner

I want to test Solo mining on OS X with Diablo Miner, so I pass options: ./DiabloMiner-OSX.sh -u my_user -p my_pass -r 8332 and I get: [5/1/13 11:01:37 PM] Started ...
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Why does Bitcoin-Qt not launch the program, on Mac

I can't believe that I have lost my Bitcoin Wallet just because I clicked on the red spot on the window of it on my Mac. Or was this enough to loose it??? I think I have the address (does it start ...
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Transfer blockchain from PC to Mac

I have a bitcoin wallet on my PC but I just recently downloaded the MAC version of it. I would like to initialize it with the blockchain from my PC so that I don't have to download it all over ...
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Changing settings of Bitcoin-Qt on Mac [closed]

I am using Bitcoin-Qt on my Mac under Mac OS 10.8.3. Everything is working fine but when I want to change any settings in the settings menu, it will never remember my new settings. Is there any ...
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How much time does it take for the bitcoin-qt window to show up in OS X 10.4?

I have downloaded Bitcoin-Qt for Mac yesterday. I understand that it takes a while to "synchronise" but this site says one can access it whilst this process takes place. I have the Bitcoin in my ...
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Lacking OpenCL support on macbook pro [closed]

I've a macbook pro and I tried to mine, but there is a problem, I can mine only with CPU because I get the error No OpenCL-compatible GPUs detected 2013.04.11 [15:16] Lacking OpenCL support. If you ...
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Mining on Mac OSX

Has anyone successfully set up a miner on Mac OSX? What are the most recent mining clients that will work on my 2011 MacBook Pro? I've tried DiabloMiner and poclbm but can't seem to get them running. ...
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Manual for Bitcoin-Qt on Mac OS X

Is there a manual for Bitcoin-Qt on the Mac OS X? Specifically, I'd like to move my wallet.dat to a different folder (a TrueCrypt volume) and if/how I may configure bitcoin.conf so that the ...
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bitcoin-qt v0.7.2-beta qt version 4.8.2 is FROZEN/CORRUPT? [closed]

It keeps telling me at the bottom of the screen that the displayed transactions may not be correct! You may need to upgrade, or other nodes may need to upgrade. Can anyone help me please? i am using ...
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Mac 0.80b beta - says “database corrupted” and then Bitcoin-Qt quit unexpectedly

I can't run Bitcoin-Qt 0.80 on Mac OS X 10.8 any more. It starts up then says "System Error: Database Corrupted". I then click OK, and the program "quits unexpectedly" How do I start again without ...
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How can I record block solve times on OSX?

I need to be able to record the times blocks are solved as they are solved. Bitcoin-abe would be nice (overkill, actually) but I can't get it working on my mac. Anyone know of a mac compatable method ...
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cgminer on OSX: Cannot open executable file

I'm trying to use litecoin on OSX with NVidia or CPU mining, and downloaded the binary from here The specific binary I extracted was cgminer-2.10.5-x86_64-built.tar.bz2. I extracted it and used ...
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Bitcoin-qt v0.8.0b client on Mac OS X 10.8 crashes, why?

I was running the stable 0.7.2 bitcoin-qt client (under OS X 10.8.2) for a couple of weeks, with the block-chain completely sync'ed on an ongoing basis. No transactions in my wallet. I upgraded to ...
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Get the slush stratum proxy working on a mac

Title says it all - can anyone walk me through setting this up on a mac? I ran the linux python install script but i'm guessing i'm missing a few dependencies as it failed on me. edit: there are ...
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Where is the part in code related to the installation on Linux/Mac and windows?

Where in the source code is the part related to the GUI and platform depended installation?
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Mac bitcoin wallet stopped downloading the block chain

The wallet is stuck on 95.48% as it has been for the last few days. Before this the blockchain downloaded fairly rapidly, I have updated the version of the wallet and restarted but this has not fixed ...
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Accesing bitcoind through terminal on mac

How do I use bitcoind through Terminal on Mac OSX? I think this is not adressed by these questions, but honestly, I'm not sure: Bitcoin-Qt command line control on Mac What are the steps in building ...
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OSX Vanitygen error: pattern.c:32:10: fatal error: 'pcre.h' file not found

I get the error below when I try to make vanitygen according to the instructions listed in "install" Error from make (short version) 27 warnings generated. cc -ggdb -O3 -Wall -c -o pattern.o ...
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Why isn't Bitcoin-QT or any other Bitcoin related app on the App Store for Mac?

I assume that someone may have tried to upload a Bitcoin app and it was rejected, but does anyone have information on what specific rules Bitcoin-related applications violate on the App Store?