Questions about Bitcoin in the context of the Ubuntu Linux distribution.

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How can I use Bitcoind on Ubuntu if I installed from PPA?

I have two transactions that won't go through. The first one I I sent with a zero transaction fee by accident and the second one I I sent with a fee of .00022324. Neither is going through. I read ...
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How to check Bitcoind is mining?

I am still very new to Bitcoin. I installed bitcoind on my Ubuntu server as described on bitcoin.org. After installation I issued bitcoind -daemon and the tool started to download/get the ...
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Armory cannot find bitcoin installation in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Bitcoin Core version v0.11.2.0-g7e27892 (64-bit) at /usr/bin/bitcoin-qt. After that I installed armory 0.93.3-beta-e59e10d38c. When I launch armory it says "cannot find bitcoin ...
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What causes the wallet functions to be disabled?

I have run bitcoind as a server on one host. On a second host, I have configured bitcoin-cli to interact with bitcoind. However, all wallet commands are now disabled with this new configuration. ...
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Why is my bitcoind daemon not listening on RPC port at 8332?

I have read a similar post which had no answer at this location. I am trying to use bitcoin-cli from a host that different from the host that runs bitcoind. I also would be happy with being able to ...
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ubuntu usb drivers to run bfgminer

Been racking the brain forever, ubuntu noob, but wiped W7 for Ubuntu, updated and upgraded, checked out bfgminer and cgminer, both when running good .bat file with good pool, but they say no device? ...
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Which command line software tools are required to mine litecoin

I have compiled litecoin core and am currently running litecoind which is downloading the blockchain. What other command-line tools do I need in order to mine litecoin without a GUI? And what are the ...
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Does this mean it's mining? [duplicate]

I'm using my personal computer and trying to mine bitcoins. I'm rather new to this and was wondering if I did everything alright. Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu - Show active connections?

How can I see how many active connections there are on Linux?
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Why won't my bitcoin miner detect any of my hardware?

I recently set up a bitcoin miner on my gaming pc just to test it out and I can't seem to get it working. I am using bfgminer on Ubuntu and when I start it up it says this: NO DEVICES FOUND: Press ...
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Electrum + Trezor - Rename address labels only allows one label to be defined

Using Electrum 2.3.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with a Trezor (firmware 1.3.3), I'm having trouble with the account labels. When I rename an account, it displays the new label. However, when I rename another ...
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Ubuntu. (blockchain of version 0.9.3 compatible with 0.10.1?)

I have version 0.9.3 of bitcoind on my Ubuntu server and I want to upgrade to 0.10.1, I have nothing in my wallet. Does the blockchain 0.9.3 compatible with 0.10.1? Do I have anything to keep from ...
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bitcoin core 0.10.1 upgrade stuck syncing

I just upgraded from Bitcoin Core 0.9 to 0.10.1 on Ubuntu 14.4 after being gone for a few months (blockchain data is from February). When I loaded up bitcoin-qt, it seemed to be working fine and ...
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How do I print unspent transaction outputs of an address using pybitcointools

I am a beginner looking to write a simple program that takes an input (address) and prints the unspent amount in it. I copied some code from chapter 4 of Mastering Bitcoin to generate a random ...
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Trouble running bitcoin unit tests with test_bitcoin on Ubuntu

From Bitcoin Core's test directory (bitcoin/src/test), the executable test_bitcoin is supposed to run the unit tests. When I run test_bitcoin, however, I get: replication requires locking support ...
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upgrading bitcoind (-qt) from 0.9.3 to 0.10

I have version 0.9.3 of bitcoind (-qt) on my Ubuntu server and I want to upgrade to 0.10.0, I just want to keep the blockchain and I have nothing in my wallet. from ...
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Error While making windows.exe using gitian build?

Actually I'm making a logos windows exe (logosd and logos-qt) following the release process, which is mention on below path on any coin you can find that path, I'm working logos LGS Coin that's why ...
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How I make a portable version of Bitcoin for Ubuntu?

I want to create a bitcoin wallet executable file in Ubuntu with all its dependencies. So when use that file from some other system it will work perfectly. How I make a portable version of Bitcoin ...
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Ubuntu bitcoin PPA

Since bitcoin is a software package that involves "real" money (inasmuch as any currency is "real"), I know there are major incentives for unscrupulous people to build backdoors into software related ...
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Bitcoind becomes non-responsive over JSON-RPC, have to manually restart all the time

I run bitcoind on AWS on Ubuntu. The machine has 4Gb of memory and free shows some of it remains free. Enough disk space too. Yet, I have to manually restart bitcoind quite often, because sending ...
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How do I generate a bootstrap file on Ubuntu?

I would like to generate a Bitcoin and Dogecoin (qt) bootstrap file on my ubuntu machine. Is there any way to do this? I know it's possible with Windows but I'm on Ubuntu. Thanks.
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Multi GPU mining broken since upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

This is related to scrypt mining. I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and after a bit of a hassle I have got almost everything working, except my mining. The issue seems to be a mismatch between OpenCL and ...
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Ubuntu 14 LTS with SX tools installation issues

I'm trying to install the SX (http://SX.dyne.org) tools using Ubuntu 14 LTS following the installation instructions (http://sx.dyne.org/introduction.html#installation). I use wget to download the ...
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How vulnerable are offline users of bitaddress.org, who don’t use Ubuntu?

By not installing Ubuntu and not removing the hard drive, I suppose I am vulnerable when I open bitaddress.org offline and enter the 64 random hexadecimal characters I have generated without a ...
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New to Bitcoin - tips on securing my server

I regard myself as being a competent programmer and have good general IT knowledge; however I know very little about BTC. I just want to make sure that my setup is "generally secure" and that I'm ...
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How to securly move bitcoins from a wallet.dat file to a paper wallet? [duplicate]

I have an old wallet.dat file with a few Bitcoins. It is stored in an isolated computer that is not connected to the internet. I would like to get rid of the wallet.dat file, and move all the ...
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Bitcoind sync status at ~block 206286

I installed bitcoind on an ubunto server. If I execute bitcoind getinfo, I get the following output: ...
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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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JSON-RPC “couldn't connect to server” via bitcoind CLI (curl works fine)

This is an odd one. I am running bitcoind 0.9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 and have this behaviour: Doesn't work: $ bitcoind getinfo error: couldn't connect to server (timeout after 30s) Works fine: $ curl ...
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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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Help running cgminer on Ubuntu 14.04 - waiting for USB hotplug devices, and other errors

I'm a total noob regarding bitcoin mining, I've installed cgminer using apt-get install but I can't get it to work. I start it with this command: ./cgminer -o stratum+tcp://www.albamine.net:3333 -u ...
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Just installed bitcoin, but it won't connect

Total newbie at bitcoin; long time Linux user. kubuntu precise 64: My first attempt was just to download it (a slightly older version than the one from the ppa below), untar it and run the ...
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Heartbleed: When will bitcoind 0.9.1 be released for Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am running bitcoind 9.0 on a server (without GUI) with Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) When I enter in my shell bitcoind getinfo I get { "version" : 90000, "protocolversion" : 70002, ...
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How to upgrade Bitcoin daemon in ubuntu 12.04?

I am currently having Bitcoin daemon version 0.9.0 and bitcoind getinfo shows error like "Upgrade required" { "version" : 90000, ... "errors" : "URGENT: Upgrade required: see ...
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Two GPU's But Only One Will Mine In cgminer

I have a rig with two GPU's set up in it. Both are ASUS and one is a R9 280x and the other is a HD 7790. Both appear when I run the command: sudo aticonfig --lsa GPU 0: This is the HD 7790 GPU ...
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How much space needed to run Bitcoin daemon in amazon AMI?

How much space needed to run Bitcoin daemon in amazon AMI(ubuntu 12.04), I am currently having 20GB is that enough suppose i want to run multiple coin daemon say 6 coin daemons how much space(approx) ...
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Installing ripple coin daemon and Ripple coin-QT in ubuntu gives error

I install ripple coin from Github as I did for other coins. On cloning rippled rippled from Github, I can't find files under rippled as I found for other coins. I can not find much information ...
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Is Bitcoin core V.0.9 not updated on PPA ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin?

Version 0.9 of Bitcoin-Qt just came out. When will ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin be updated? In the meanwhile, any steps showing how to upgrade are welcome!
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Cannot allocate memory

EXCEPTION: 11DbException Db::get: Cannot allocate memory bitcoin in ProcessMessage() Downloaded 250k blocks, now it won't run anymore i'm running ubuntu 12.04, I have 20GB HD and 1gb ram. any way to ...
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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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Setup cgminer on Ubuntu 12.04 (im getting libudev.so.1 not found error)

I have read and read and read over the internet but noone seems to have problem like this. Im trying to setup cgminer on my Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) desktop but i failed. Downloaded cgminer from url ...
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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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Ubuntu Server vs Desktop for mining PC

Could anyone tell if Ubuntu Server has any advantages over Ubuntu Desktop for mining? Basically, here is explained that there should be no big difference since that the Server and Desktop are ...
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dogecoind won't read conf

I'm having issues starting dogecoind after compiling in ubuntu 12.04 x64 running in VirtualBox on win 7 ultimate x64 here's what i've tried from inside dogecoin/src after make -f makefile.unix: sudo ...
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Low hashrate with cgminer 3.7.2 kalroth edition @ ubuntu 13.10 x64 @ R9 290 MSI GAMING EDITION @ 16 gb ram @ core i7 860

I'm trying with (below my sh file): export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS=1 cd /home/x/cgminer-3.7.2-kalroth/ find *.bin -delete sleep 3 cgminer --scrypt -o ...
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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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Bitcoin Mining Through VPN

I'm fairly new to bitcoin and mining and am currently using a very restrictive ISP(port forwarding is not permitted). Therefore, it is not possible to connect to the bitcoin network(port 8333 is ...