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unable to install bitcoind (macOS, M1 chip)

I've been trying to install bitcoind on a new mac (Big Sur 11.4). I followed the instructions in doc/build-osx.md and installed all required dependencies, but when I try to run make, it gives me the ...
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Which binaries are required to run a headless node?

There are plenty of guides on installing Bitcoin Core on Linux, and the most popular advice is to do this: install -m 0755 -o root -g root -t /usr/local/bin bitcoin-0.21.1/bin/* Here is an unarchived ...
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fatal error using Win Bitcoin core to create node

It ran about 10 hours, loaded 70% of blockchain, now always this error in debug.log on restart 2021-06-21T14:11:58Z ERROR: ReadBlockFromDisk: Errors in block header at FlatFilePos(nFile=1801, nPos=...
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how to add bitcoin-qt icon to gnome dash

I've installed bitcoin core on a machine running Pop!OS (an ubuntu derivative) using the directions on the bitcoin.org website, which includes verifying the file and then running the following ...
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New Bitcoin Core installation. Wallet overwritten?

I have a really old wallet which I recall had a tiny fraction of a bitcoin and I just was wondering if it was worth anything. I installed the newest version of bitcoin core in my old directory but I ...
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Can I interrupt the initial blockchain download without losing progress?

I just installed Bitcoin Core through brew on my mac. The blockchain is now downloading but it's slowing down, so I would like to restart it. Can I abort the process and restart it and will it pick up ...
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How can I install Bitcoin Core without having a 350GB harddrive? [duplicate]

I would like to run Bitcoin Core on my laptop with approx 100 Gb of HDD available. From the installation instructions I understand that a full node must initially download the full approx. 350 Gb ...
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Security risks with running bitcoin core, and how to protect yourself

I'm new to bitcoin and want to help the network by running a full node. I plan to download bitcoin core from the bitcoin.org website, and run it on a spare laptop, by my concern is how do I protect my ...
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Depends: libgcc-s1 (>=3.0) but it is not installable (Bitcoind wallet dependency problem on Debian)

On Debian I successfully compiled .bitcoind without a wallet, but now I need the wallet. ./configure tells me I need Berkeley CXX headers. Searching for how to do this on Debian brings up a bunch of ...
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When I try to download Bitcoin Core on MacOS it says “Apple cannot check it for malicious software”? Is it safe to download?

Brand new Mac Mini, latest macOS Catalina (10.15.6 (19G2021)), followed instructions on bitcoin.org download page. Double click Bitcoin Core.app, and I get: “Bitcoin Core.app” can’t be opened ...
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Bitcoin Core Re-install- Don't want to Overwrite Chain Previously Downloaded

I have a full Bitcoin chain that I downloaded using Bitcoin Core (v.0.18.0.0, from Ubuntu's launchpad bitcoin ppa). I've moved to another machine and installed the Snap linked from BitcoinCore.Org, ...
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Installation instrucion the for bitcoin core (tar.gz file from bitcoin.org in Linux/Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.)

There are many discussions going on as there is a lack of a simple tutorial as to how to install Bitcoin Core (GUI) on Linux distributions, i.e Ubuntu 18.04. Bitcoin.org offers the tar.gz file (i.e. ...
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How Do I Fix This Error Without Loosing Stored Blocks On Pc?

I opened my Bitcoin Core program today on my Windows 7 PC via an external hard disk (1 TB) and I found the following error: MinGW Runtime Assertion Assertion Failed! Program: E:\Blockchain\bitcoin-qt....
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I tried installing Bitcoin on a Ubuntu 18.4 server. The status of the Block is still in 0 even after two days of installation

I tried installing Bitcoin on a Ubuntu 18.4 server. After installing the Bitcoin core, I started Bitcoin-diamond. The status of the Block is still in 0 even after two days of installation. I want to ...
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How to install bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) on Ubuntu?

I want to install a command line-only full node bitcoind on a mini PC with 4GB RAM and Ubuntu. What are the steps to do it and how can I check if it works?
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How do I securely update Bitcoin Core?

I am currently running a Bitcoin Core wallet 0.18.1. What do I need to do to update it to 0.19.0.1 version? Would be very grateful for instructions as I am relatively new to this.
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Where can I find Armory 92.3 for download?

I am trying to use Windows XP and need Armory 92.3 to do it. Where can I download that version without compiling?
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Can I delete /home/USER/bitcoin after successfully installing bitcoind?

I wonder if I can delete the git folder I cloned after I did the installation. Probably yes, right? Do people do this? Or is it more usefull to update the git after some time and then build bitcoind ...
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Installation of Bitcoin Core 0.18.0 on Ubuntu 18.04.2 error

I used "sudo snap install bitcoin-core" and it appeared to install fine except I get the error: "Failed to launch 'Bitcoin Core' Desktop file didn't specify Exec Field." Did I do something wrong? ...
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Please tell me the procedure for installing bitcoin full node in CUI on CentOS

I am really sorry, please teach. Please tell me the procedure for installing bitcoin full node in CUI on CentOS. Currently I installed using the following procedure, but I got an error in RPC ...
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error: Authorization failed: Incorrect rpcuser or rpcpassword

After installing bitcoin on CentOS/AWS, an error occurs when connecting with cli. $ bitcoind -daemon -conf=/.bitcoin/bitcoin.conf Bitcoin server starting $ bitcoin-cli getbalance error: Authorization ...
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How to complete install of bitcoin-0.17.1 on linux (fedora 29)

So I downloaded and unzipped bitcoin core. I now have bitcoin-0.17.1 sitting in my home directory . What next? How do I install and run this? (Obviously I am a newb, help much appreciated.)
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dyld: Library not loaded when running bitcoind on a mac

I'm having trouble running bitcoind on my Mac (Sierra). I previously had bitcoind installed, compiled from source, but had to remove it when I was running low on space. I recently installed Bitcoin ...
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Bitcoin-qt is trying toload to C drive instead of my D drive [duplicate]

So I'm running a 250 GB SSHD for my windows boot drive and basic system functions. I am running a 1 TB standard HD for my larger files (like the bitcoin ledger). How do I prevent Bitcoin-qt from ...
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Install Copay on Windows 7 64 bit desktop

I have windows 7 64 bit. I need more information. Step by step, please. I have reviewed the previous answers but do not understand: (New copay on Windows 7) 1) Exactly what to download from where ...
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How can I install Electrum on 32-bit Windows?

So on the Electrum site in the download section for Windows 7 Pro there is no reference to 32 or 64 bit? I need a desktop version in 32-bit?
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Migrating from bitcoin core to bitcoind

I have installed bitcoin core in my ubuntu-14.04 which is working fine. Now I want to install bitcoind in the same Machine. Can I install bitcoind along with bitcoin core or I need to uninstall ...
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Unable to install Bitcoin Core on my MacOS High Sierra

I'm trying to install Bitcoin Core (downloaded from bitcoin.org/en/download) on my MacOS High Sierra. But, I'm repeatedly getting the error The document "Bitcoin-Core" could not be opened. Finder ...
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git checkout v0.16.3 gives error

Trying to update my bitcoin core installation on raspberry pi with git checkout and it's giving the error "error: pathspec 'v0.16.3' did not match any file(s) known to git." Any recommendations?
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Does bitcoin 0.16.1 work with Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Windows 10?

Does the bitcoin core for ubuntu work with windows 10 WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) command line? What issues are there if any since its install the ubuntu version under windows 10.
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communicate programically Dash coin core wallet

I have installed dash coin wallet in my amazon server by using instruction from the below url https://planetcrypton.com/install-dash-daemon I want to communicate coin wallet via php programme. i ...
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Install bitcoin core on raspberry pi 3

Is it possible to install bitcoin core on raspberry pi 3 since I tried it once and it did not work out and I have an external drive for the bitcoin data for it? OS: raspbian (8 GB space with 1TB HDD ...
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how to install Bitcoin and bitcoin cash on the same ubuntu server?

I've installed bitcoin core as the documentation in bitcoin.org and its working great. then, I tried to install bitcoin-ABC manually as following: wget bitcoin-cash-gnu.tar.gz tar xzf bitcoin-cash-...
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Does GNOME or KDE desktop enviroment matter, at running a BitcoinCore node?

I have just installed Debian 9 (my first linux OS), and I am now choosing my Desktop enviroment. I have doubts at choosing between GNOME and KDE. I know that both are conpatible with BitcoinCore, but ...
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How to verify the Bitcoin core software?

I just installed Bitcoin core (v0.15.1) for the first time. I've read that it's best to verify the software after downloading, but I don't see the links that are referred to in the instructions/videos....
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How to use API of BTC.com

I'd like to get some information(BTC's difficulty, hash rate). I think I can get that from api of BTC.com, and I checked github of btccom, but I can't mount api with python. How Can I use btccom api(...
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How to install and run an official Bitcoin wallet on Ubuntu?

That's probably very noob question, but I am new in Bitcoin and cannot find clear help. I downloaded Linux Bitcoin wallet from the official page, its name is Bitcoin-com-wallet-3.6.0-linux64.tar.gz. I ...
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Install Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash

How can I install on the same Ubuntu server together Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Cash?
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Will upgrading to a new version of Bitcoin Core leave my wallet intact?

If I download Bitcoin Core 0.14.1 to my Windows 8 drive will it simply overwrite my existing Bitcoin Core version v0.11.2 (64-bit), leaving all my BTC in my wallet intact?
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Step by Step instructions on installing Bitcoin Core 0.14 on Raspberry Pi Zero and 1/2/3?

I couldn't find a concise tutorial on how to setup Bitcoin Core v0.14 on Raspberry Pi Zero or 1/2/3. Let's say I have a brand new raspberry pi without any image flashed. What are the step by step ...
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Update (or is it an upgrade?) from 12.0 to 13.2

I am currently running 120100 bitcoind. Apparently, the software is now at 130200. What is the procedure for updating? Can I just do: sudo apt-get upgrade bitcoind or is it more complicated than ...
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How to run QBitNinja Server locally?

I have written a simple program that determines the available balance of a Bitcoin wallet, but it used the public API for QBitNinja at http://tapi.qbit.ninja, and everything is working fine, but I ...
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Can't install Bitcoin

I have a laptop with Windows8.1 Intel Core i3 2.60 GHz 64-bit OS x64-based processor 4 GB memory 584 GB free space Bitcoin Core minimum recommended is Windows 7/8.x 1 GB memory 80 GB disk space ...
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Move BC before/after reformatting

I plan on reformatting my main drive. I did this once before and of course lost access to my Bitcoin Core wallet and the Bitcoins therein. Does anybody know how I can go about transferring my ...
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Bitcoin-qt on Elementary OS Loki

I'm very new to Elementary OS and I used the version Freya a short time. There I got Bitcoin-qt easily out of the repositories. On Elementary OS isn't that that simple - has anyone experienced the ...
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error durring the bitcoincore installation

I want to use python-OP_RETURN library. For this I need to install bitcoin core. But when I exceute this command sudo apt-get update I have this error : Err http://ppa.launchpad.net jessie/main ...
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Newbie question, bitcoind installation doubte

I am not an expert of linux systems but I want to learn how to use it on a secure way. I have an vps with ubuntu and I installed bitcoind with the root user. I read into a lot of sites that I should ...
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How does one install Bitcoin Core on a CentOs server?

I would like to install Bitcoin Core on a CentOs server. Where can I find instructions, or what are the exact steps to install Bitcoin Core on a CentOs Server?
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Help verifying bitcoind “full node” installation on Debian box

I've tried my best to follow the installation instructions for a headless Debian server found on github.com/bitcoin and bitcoin.org/en/full-node. However, I can not figure out if everything installed ...
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Installation troubles… Compiling from source code on a mac book pro

So, I've tried to follow the instructions in /doc/build-osx.md I installed the dependencies using Homebrew brew install autoconf automake berkeley-db4 libtool boost miniupnpc openssl pkg-config ...