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How to build bitcoin from source on Arch Linux 2012.10 64bit?

Install git pacman -S git Install bitcoind dependencies as seen here: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/build-unix.txt pacman -S boost boost-libs miniupnpc openssl db Install arch-...
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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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Is it safe to install Bitcoin Core using a package manager?

For example, on macOS: brew install --cask bitcoin-core Or on Ubuntu: snap install bitcoin-core Etc. In particular, what attack vectors might I be exposing myself to if I choose to install Bitcoin ...
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What specific packages are required to be installed in order to create legacy wallets?

When attempting to create a legacy wallet using bitcoin-cli, I get the following error: bitcoin-cli -named createwallet wallet_name="[...]" descriptors=false load_on_startup=true error code: ...
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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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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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Installed Bitcoin-QT on windows2008r2 server, but it won't snyc anything at all

Installed Bitcoin-QT on windows2008r2 server, but it won't sync anything at all. No connections to network, no blocks, no movement full stop. I have OK'd it in windows firewall, tried connecting ...
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Verify your download

Why does Bitcoin core wallet bitcoin-26.0-win64-setup file does not match the signatures of the SHA256 binary hashes or SHA256 hash signatures which i can download same side. I think i do it wrong, ...
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Bitcoin core download randomly stops

my goal is to set up a full bitcoin node. This is my third try, please help. Bitcoin core version: 24.0.1 Hardware spec: MacBook Pro late 2011 i5 4cpu, 4GB ram, 500GB HDD, Software: fully formatted ...
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Verify everything is functioning in my full node

This is a newbie question, sorry. I recently bought Bitcoin and thought I would do something to support the system that I have invested money in. So I bought the hardware to run a full node. I just ...
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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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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 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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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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Offline Armory does not let me sign transaction, how do I upgrade?

I have an offline laptop that will not let me sign the transaction. I am running Armory 0.92.3 and Bitcoin Core 0.9.2.1. I know that I need to upgrade to a new computer. Any thoughts how and the ...
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