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where is default Bitcoin-Qt data directory? [duplicate]

I want to make portable client so I found with start bitcoin-qt.exe -datadir=data But where is default data dir so I can move it there?
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Bitcoin-qt bitcoin.conf location? [duplicate]

I have Bitcoin-qt installed and running on an external Hard Drive. Where should I put the bitcoin.conf file so I can configure it with the server setting, user, and password?
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Where is data folder for Bitcoin Core in Windows 7? [duplicate]

I cannot find any wallet.dat file on my c: drive. Any ideas where it can be put? Everybody says the same and I'm doing it. Maybe I'm kind of idiot so I'm pasting screens with steps I have done: 1 2 ...
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Bitcoin-QT client shows coins, but cannot find wallet.dat [duplicate]

It's been a couple years, and I opened my bitcoin-qt client. It says I have coins, but is taking days to "sync with network". Further, I cannot find a wallet.dat file anywhere on my system. How ...
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Installed Bitcoind on my Ubuntu server, but where does the blockchain get downloaded? [duplicate]

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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How can I run bitcoind in pruning mode?

I read this comment: You could consider running a pruning node, which is practically the same as a full node (including security), except it throws away some of the old history. Version 0.11 ...
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Where is Bitcoin information (wallet.dat) stored on OS X?

Is there a wallet.dat for OSX? Where is it located? Taken from https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/544
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Bitcoin-Qt setup: Change block-chain file location, settings? documentation?

I am installing Bitcoin-Qt and have been reading about Bitcoin basics, but I found very little information on the client. I have a few questions about the Bitcoin-Qt program (v0.8.1-beta under Windows ...
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How can I create a new wallet on Bitcoin Core?

How can I create a new wallet on Bitcoin Core (Bitcoin QT)? I forgot my old password, so I can't create transactions using the old wallet. I don't have money on my old wallet, I just need to create ...
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Bitcoin Core cannot obtain lock

I downloaded Bitcoin Core (64 bit) and I am still waiting for it to synchronize. But just now, when I open the software, it loads from 1% to 100% and then a message appears with the inscription ...
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How Do I use the prune option on bitcoin core? [duplicate]

How Do I use the prune option on bitcoin core ? as it is taking forever to sync
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New User, New Wallet

I recently purchased some bitcoins, which were sent via coinapult to my cell phone. I received a text for the amount with a link to an online wallet (apparently not a true wallet but just an account ...
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How do I delete the blockchain after uninstalling Bitcion Core?

I downloaded bitcoin core, and it "synced" the blockchain, taking up 163gig on my HD considerably slowing my comp. so I uninstalled bitcoin core, but yet still see to have 163gig of unwanted data ...
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How do I get rid of an unconfirmed transaction on Bitcoin Core 0.14.1?

Can somebody please help me? I have been trying to send .045 Bitcoins (approx $120 USD) I am using Bitcoin Core. I have tried to get rid of the unconfirmed transaction by using -zapwallettxes ...
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interacting with bitcoin over docker

I've created a docker container of an ubuntu machine, loaded it up with all the dependencies specified in the unix build doc and then built bitcoin and run it with the following command: ./src/...

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