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The computer operating system named Linux is used by many for mining and transferring Bitcoins.

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bitcond and bitcoin-Qt system configuration and bandwidth requirements

What is the best operating system configuration for a computer to run (bitcoind or bitcoin-Qt) and (BFGminer or CGMiner) under Linux, assuming that it will be connected to a 3 Terrahash mining rig on ...
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Build phase fails with undefined reference to `evhttp_uridecode`

I try to build Bitcoin Core on my Ubuntu 23.10 machine using the "Build Unix" documentation page but it fails with undefined reference to evhttp_uridecode. Here are the details: I started by ...
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What possible explanation could there be that Bitcoin Core on Linux Mint claims to but does not save the wallet backups?

Linux Mint. Bitcoin Core 0.21.0. I go to "File" and "Backup wallet", then select any location. I've tried with /home/a and /tmp and others. Every time, Bitcoin Core says that the ...
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Compute capability error when trying to compile ccminer

I am trying to compile ccminer to work with a GPU that has compute capability 3.5. When I compile with the default nvcc_ARCH (compute capability 5.0 + 5.2), the code compiles but when I try to ...
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Cannot build secp256k1 C library on Debian stretch

I was hoping that someone would be able to suggest something about this (the same process works perfectly fine on my Debian Jessy machine) $ uname -a Linux front 4.8.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.8.7-1 (...
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cgminer doesnt use my GPU

CentOS6 x64, build last cgminer with openCL support [ay@pandora6 log]$ sudo lshw | grep -i geforce product: G73 [GeForce 7600 GS] [ay@pandora6 log]$ uname -a Linux pandora6 2.6.32-358.2....
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Linux app (non-GUI) for benchmarking bitmining server's perfomance

Is there a Linux application that can benchmark the bitmining perfomance of a headless server ? The application could run from the shell (terminal). Up to know I have found this that requires Java.
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It necessary to stop bitcoind when I shutdown Linux server? It will stop safely by it own?

I run bitcoind on mini pc using Debian as headless server -auto run by cron and without connect monitor-. Normally when I want shutdown, I do "bitcoin-cli stop" then "shutdown now"....
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Bitcoin blockchain doesn't continue installation

I successfully downloaded the Bitcoin blockchain on an external hard drive (as well as git repository). It was working and syncing just fine. I haven't used in a month or so, now the blockchain won't ...
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bitcoin-core building disabled binaries

good day, I have just tried upgrading to core 24. As I am looking for a purely headless bitcoin-core, my process was the following rm -rf bitcoin git clone https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git cd ...
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How to run Bitcoin Core and what folders to move to my second VM after having it successfully running on my first VM?

I've Bitcoin Core v22.0 running smoothly on my first VM. Now I want to have Bitcoin Core up and running on my second VM but without syncing the blockchain from scratch as I did with the first VM to ...
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Why can't I minimize to tray when I launch Bitcoin on startup?

If I set Bitcoin Core to start on system login, the option to "Hide tray icon" and "Minimize to tray" become disabled. On my system (Pop_OS!) This causes bitcoin-qt to be neither ...
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Getting "N5boost10filesystem16filesystem_errorE" error when running bitcoin-cli

Backstory I'm running Bitcoin Core 0.20.1 on a Raspberry Pi 4 (running Raspberry Pi OS standard). It's just a standard install of Bitcoin Core, I built from source and installed into /home/pi/.bitcoin ...
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How to use bitcoin on Debian?

I want to use bitcoin in Debian. I want to be able to receive BTC and make payments in BTC. I want to keep my wallet locally, on my computer. I want a light client, I don't want to download the ...
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Ubuntu Bitcoin Core Node Upgrade - Keeps starting v0.16.0

I have done this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt But whenever I start bitcoin-qt from my console, it starts up 0.16.0. How can I fix ...
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How to move sync's data to another partition after run Bitcoind for a while?

I have download a new bitcoin package from official site. And then I ran it with daemon mode also with default configuration (Default means not bitcoin.conf file was created in ~/.bitcoin/.bitcoin....
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Is there a way to point bitcoin-qt from inside linux to the blockchain i downloaded in windows?

I duel boot and would like to point linux to the blockchain i downloaded in windows rather than download it again.
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How can I get Electrum running under Debian with a restrictive firewall?

So I'm running Debian 9.1 with KDE and am using iptables to disallow all outgoing and incoming traffic by default except that which I explicitly permit. I keep on being disconnected with a red dot in ...
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Bitcoind blockchain download loop

I downloaded and setup the bitcoind and by using the command to check the progress of the download it shows like it gets to 25k~ and then starts over back from 0 and so it continues in a handless loop....
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How to figure from logs if solomining the wallet fails (linux)?

Is there a way to figure from logfiles if mining on a coin(d) ie bitcoind client on a linux OS fails?
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Bitcoin-qt doesn't get a server connection?

I have created a new altcoin, and I run a server on one machine and connect bitcoin-qt on another machine. In this case it's blink the network connection, sometimes it shows one connection and after ...
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Making a read-only Linux SD card, where are the security loopholes? (offline key generation and signing)

I have already identified a way to make an SD card truly read-only on HackaDay. So let's consider this situation: A third party have used dd to transfer the Linux image to an SD card The ...
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How can I add recipient on bitcoind CLI

I know I can add recipients to a transaction on bitcoin-qt and I am looking for a similar way to do it on bitcoind CLI on linux and in bash script. I tried using createrawtransaction and multi-sig ...
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Bitcoind compilation in Ubuntu

When I try to compile bitcoind on a Ubuntu 10.04 machine I do: make -f makefile.unix but get errors such as: In file included from db.cpp:6: db.h:14:20: warning: db_cxx.h: No such file or ...
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ATI GPU for mining with display attached to integrated graphics?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to attach my monitor to the onboard Intel graphic and have my GPU (ATI 67xx) for mining solely. So far I'm struggling with setting up the ATI GPU. Do I need to ...
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Hardware crashed, Bitcoin core won’t load

I can’t believe this hasn’t come up multiple times. My hardware crashed (actually locked up and could only be unlocked by a forced (unplug) power off) while Bitcoin core was running. Of course on ...
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Shell Script - Block Sequence check and add missing block

I am trying to scan blocks lets say from 1 to 10. lets say (3,1,4,8,2,7,9,10) min block = 1 , max block = 10 expected sequence = 1 to 10 missing blocks= 5,6 I need a shell script that is going to pick ...
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How to use Bitcoin Core as a wallet without leaving no traces that used the wallet?

is it possible to open a wallet file, do transactions and anything you need, then backup the file inside a veracrypt container, move this file elsewhere outside of the drive running the full node and ...
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How to Generate an Extended Private Key from Command Line?

I'm trying to create an extended private key so I can create multiple public addresses that can be controlled using a single master key. I have a library which handles most of what I need, but I need ...
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Error getting bitcoin block to process from DB

i am installing a full node on a linux server and i'm trying to connect to bitcoin with BIFROST(https://github.com/stellar/go/tree/master/services/bifrost) but i am getting the error below which ...
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Bitcoind start at reboot but RPC calls wont work

I have a pine64 (aarch64) I have set a pruned node. My user name is pine, when I start the node using bitcoind -daemon I can use bitcoin-cli without problem and the RPC calls are OK. I want to set ...
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Using Onboard Video but Mining with nVidia Geforce 8400GS

So, after much struggling and a few reinstallations, I got my nVidia Geforce 8400 GS mining by installing the correct drivers, nvidia-cuda-toolkit, openssl, automake/autoconf, and cudaminer. The ...
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Can I add Lightning-Core to bitcoin-qt full node?

I am interested in running lightning core, but the instructions say Bitcoind is required. I am running a full bitcoin-qt node on Linux Mint Ubuntu. Will lightning core work with qt or, if not, is ...
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