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Blockchain over 36GB and causing disk space issues

I want to install the bitcoind daemon on a computer with relatively little free space (about 35GB available). I thought that the blockchain was some 20 GB in size and figured that would be no problem, ...
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Running bitcoin core in a low storage system

I have a machine with ~40GB in storage. The Bitcoin block chain is ~75GB in size, is there any chance to run bitcoind in my system? I mean, can I somehow skip downloading some part of the block chain? ...
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Any methods or tech to reduce the size of blockchain?

Are there any techs/methods applied or going to be applied on the bitcoin network to reduce the size of blockchain. It is really a burden for peroson to run a full-node especially on vps. Or what ...
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How to uninstall Bitcoin Core?

I would like to know if you could help me, I downloaded the wallet of BITCOIN CORE and it occupied 25GB and filled my SSD i did not know that it takes more than 60GB, can you help me to uninstall the ...
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I have Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 (64-bit) and I can't get prune to work

First I close Bitcoin Core... The size of Bitcoin Core it is 105GB and I want to do pruning so I can have only 2 GB. I make a notepad file named bitcoin.conf and then I write inside prune=2000 or I ...
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Can a raspberry pi zero run bitcoin core 0.16.1 and sync up without downloading the entire blockchain?

I'm looking to run a bitcoin core 0.16.1 node on a raspberry pi zero, but I don't have a 200gb+ microsd. Would I even be able to sync up with the blockchain without downloading the entire thing? Is ...
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Personal computer to use for bitcoin client

My understanding is that anyone with a computer can download a Bitcoin client such as Bitcoin Core, and then they can interact with the Bitcoin network: accept Bitcoin, pay Bitcoin, and view the state ...
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Will old accepted blocks ever be removed?

Or are they kept forever such that the chain from the Generation Block will always remain verifiable?
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free up space by deleting blocks

I've run into an issue where a bitcoin partition reached 100%. I created a new partition and try to move the whole Bitcoin directory over, but I seem to be handicapped by "no space left on device" ...
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How can i run own web wallet without no need Blockchain

I have a simple web bitcoin wallet script. I know JSON-RPC connections and others. Maybe after My script can be mini bitcoin gambling... But i want to learn that; I want host everything in my ...
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Which method/programme can create a wallet using the least amount of space?

On a first attempt to create a wallet with bitcoind, the process failed after filling the 160 Gb available in my home disk. Which method or programme would allow me to create a wallet using the ...
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Do I spare 80Gb to only keep the blockchain and do I need it to be always present?

I am new to Bitcoin, reading a book and just downloaded a client. On site I read the note that I would need about 65-80gb to keep the whole history of transactions. What happens when it downloads the ...
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Cant start bitcoind - “Block files have previously been pruned”

I installed bitcoin, following this instructions. I mostly used it with bitcoin-qt -testnet options, even made a few transactions in testnet. I am using the pruned mode. Now I want to run the ...
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synchronizing takes weeks and more than 120 gb

Do I have to download all 120 gb? I sent myself 100 euro in bitcoin weeks ago. Waited till bitcoin core synchronised to receive them. but it took weeks. And no money in my wallet. And my pc is out of ...
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Can bitcoin history be changed?

It is known that historical database of all bitcoin transactions stored in blk*.dat files. Is it possible for bitcoin-core to change any of this files in any time? Or this database is equal for all ...

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