I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12 and just installed bitcoind. How do i find out where its installed and where is it downloading the entire blockchain?


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Based on the bitcoin wiki, it is shored here

By default Bitcoin will put its data here:

A bit more specific than a previous answer, the default path for blocks in ~/.bitcoin/blocks

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