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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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electrum windows client, standalone executable versus windows installer

From the download page, http://electrum.org/download.html What is the difference between the two windows versions? standalone executable and the windows installer version? What are the advantages and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 and Bitcoin cash

How can I install on the same Ubuntu server together Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Cash?
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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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Can Bitcoin be run in a shared hosting environment?

Can bitcoind be installed and run on shared hosting? Has anyone successfully done this? If not why not.
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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 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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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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How do you install blackcoin on a headless server or VPS?

Could somebody tell me the commands to get blackcoin installed over the terminal?
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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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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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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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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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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 to run a litecoin miner behind a proxy server?

I've downloaded the Windows 64-bit Litecoin mining software as provided from http://pool-x.eu/gettingstarted I'm trying to run the miner from behind a firewall. My browser uses an HTTP proxy to get ...
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How do I install Phoenix 2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion?

I'm trying to install the latest version of Phoenix2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (on a Macbook Pro Retna) and unable to get it to work What works: The BitMinter client says OpenCL works on my CPU and ...
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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 ...
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When building bitcoind from source, how to specify stable build?

I managed to build bitcoind on arch linux after downloading the source from github, but after running bitcoind getinfo command, I am told: "errors" : "This is a pre-release test build - use at your ...
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Unable to install MultiBit 64bit version

How do I install the 64 bit version of MultiBit? I downloaded the MultiBit client that is supposed to be compatible with 32 bit & 64 bit but when I run the program it give an error message that ...
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upgrading to bitcoin 0.10.2 fails

i am attempting to upgrade my bitcoin client on debian wheezy. i have been following the docs for this version and i installed berkley db to ${BITCOIN_ROOT}/db4 as directed. that went fine, but now ...
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Ubuntu 14 LTS with SX tools installation issues

I'm trying to install the SX (http://SX.dyne.org) tools using Ubuntu 14 LTS following the installation instructions (http://sx.dyne.org/introduction.html#installation). I use wget to download the SH ...
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How do you install Bitcoin Daemon using Yum package manager? [duplicate]

I have a Centos setup with the Yum package manager. How do you install Bitcoin Daemon using Yum? Or is it even possible right now?
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Building Bitcoin from Source on MAC OSX 10.9

so I'm trying to get bitcoind running on my Mac and I cloned the source code from github. What I tried doing: brew install autoconf automake berkeley-db4 boost miniupnpc openssl pkg-config protobuf ...
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Transfer wallet to new server

I have been running a bitcoin app in an old server. I need to move everything to a new server but my question is this: is there a way I can transfer my bitcoin wallet (bitcoin core) to the new server ...
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How to build Primecoin from source code on a mac?

How should one build the client for the new cryptocoin Primecoin from source code on a mac? The source can be found here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/primecoin/files/
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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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What software and skills do I need?

Never having owned bitcoins I don't know how bitcoin wallets work and I'm wondering: if I buy bitcoins, what will I need to know about the software involved, and where should I keep my bitcoin wallet? ...
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My sync wont start, what can I do?

I have used Bitcoin previously via Windows GUI miners, but never faced an issue like this before. I am now running Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 and using an updated 0.7.1 Satoshi client. The sync looks like ...
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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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I downloaded an Armory .msi and the checksum failed. What should I do? (Windows)

I downloaded Armory from here and the checksum file from here using the links from the main installation page. I downloaded the Win64 .msi installer. From there, I used a Cygwin prompt and fciv to ...
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How do i install bitcoind on my redhat linux server?

I have recently created an api that runs the bitcoind commands. I had it running on another server, but it was setup by someone else. I have been searching for sensible instructions on how to install ...
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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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Install a pre-synchronized blockchain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I download the whole block chain from somewhere? My Bitcoin client has been "synchronizing" for a really ridiculously long time making the computer leggy. According to ...
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Zero to Bitcoin in sixty seconds - how to set up a Bitcoin client in case you need it fast?

Lets say I have a bitcoind instance running on a server with proper wallet.dat backups created regularly. The server crashes, blockchain data becomes corrupted or what have you, and I need to set up a ...
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Downloading of blockchain failed

I’ve been attempting to set up my own wallet, but am having difficulties. Last week I began installing the standard Bitcoin client. When I first attempted I got to the process of downloading the ...
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Is there a BSD Bitcoin client?

I have a few BSD-based systems sitting around serving away, but for the most part they're idle CPU-wise. Does anyone knew of a bitcoin client that I could run on these machines to make them more ...
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Why is my client software not receiving bitcoins?

I've just installed the official bitcoin client for the first time on my PC and have visited a website that gives free bitcoins. I've been waiting for more than an hour, but the amount given to me is ...

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