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Questions about crypto-currencies and the Linux operating system, including mining and transferring Bitcoins on Linux.

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Command line bitcoin cash wallet for linux?

Is there a good command line Bitcoin cash wallet for linux available?
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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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Does the OS make a difference for mining?

I would like to know whether it makes a difference to mine on Windows, on macOS or on Linux? Performancewise? Is there a big difference in the quantity of software tools available to mine? Are ...
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Is it necessary to mount an external hard disk to save blockchain to external hard disk on Raspberry PI?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3. I'm running bitcoind for the first time and would like to save the blockchain to an external hard disk. When I run bitcoind -datadir=/media/pi/FreeAgent\ GoFlex\Drive I ...
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Where is the part in code related to the installation on Linux/Mac and windows?

Where in the source code is the part related to the GUI and platform depended installation?
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Mining Bitcoin on Linux with CUDA?

I have a Linux machine with an Nvidia GPU (GeForce GTX 760). Is there a tool, rather than writing your own, that can currently mine Bitcoin using CUDA on Linux?
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Changing wallet password using double quotation marks turn out to be mysterious (Qtum Core)

I installed Qtum core in my Ubuntu 16.04 server and generated my wallet, and encrypted it. For the test purpose, I changed the password using the command like below. I typed below command to change ...
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electrum CLI - 'daemon is not connected'

I installed Electrum on my Raspberry Pi. Then, I ran electrum create to make a wallet. Then, I ran electrum daemon start to start the background process. I'm currently trying to query the balance ...
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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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How to uninstall Bitcoind from ubuntu server?

I installed bitcoind on my ubuntu server awhile ago. How do I go about uninstalling it properly? Do i just delete the ~/.bitcoin folder?
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How to compile coins from github? (linux mint/ubuntu)

I tried to install a couple of coins from GitHub code, but none succeeded. For example, this (or other): https://github.com/muddafudda/PayCon Please step-by step guide
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Gear/approach to legimitately mining (not buying) a single Bitcoin

Background I have a relative who has been trying to get into Bitcoin mining. He accidentally installed malware onto his home PC twice, thinking it was a mining tool. He understands mathematics but is ...
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Thin command line-capable client for Linux

I need to set up linux server for web service that could generate bitcoin addresses and check the balance on them, etc (basically, receive payments in BTC). And I do not want to use third-party online ...
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BitCoin Linux Application / Proper method to set up

1 - Can I run the BitCoin daemon (before KDM is even started)? 2 - Once I've started KDM, can I then run the GUI which will attach to the daemon, so only one BitCoin 'app' actually working? 3 - Can ...
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How to get Bitmain U3 running on Linux?

How do I get the Bitmain U3 running on Linux? I'm using Ubuntu Server 11. I have downloaded the bitmain branch of cgminer and compiled it to using CFLAGS="-O2 -Wall -march=native" ./configure --...
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CheckProofOfWork() Linux error on old altcoins

I've seen the following error on Linnux online with several old altcoins now, the one below is UFO coin. It will sync exactly 500 blocks and then throw the following error, if I restart the client the ...
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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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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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Bitcoin Core on a Linux partition on MacBook… Lost bitcoin due to insufficient disk space to update blocks

As the title says, I have an interesting difficulty and have no idea how to resolve it. I installed bitcoin core on the linux partition of my macbook, but was not aware that it needed as much disk ...
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How to get IPv6 connections on Linux [closed]

I have some Windows nodes and some Linux nodes for a couple of different coins all behind my domestic broadband. My Windows nodes have full Qt wallets, my Linux nodes are running headless daemons. ...
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Neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect my Zeusminer Blizzard. (Ubuntu/Linux/Mint)

I'm having trouble getting my Zeusminer Blizzard running; neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect it. Here are the results of lsusb: Bus 001 Device 025: ID 10c4:ea60 Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc. ...
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What are the minimal system requirements to run a full Bitcoin node?

I want to build a low profile system running as a full Bitcoin node, i.e. just running Bitcoin Core 0.9+ and pretty much nothing else. What is the minimal system (in terms of power consumption) that ...
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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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Can't run Bitcoin Core 0.13.1

I have been running Bitcoin Core 0.12.1 for many months - using Ubuntu (Linux). Decided to upgrade to SegWit version - 0.13.1 - today. Downloaded and extracted the files (on my Ubuntu / Linux system)...
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Install bitcoin core on debian jessie error

I have to install bitcoin core to use op_return library. But I have difficulties to install correctly bitcoin core. First I run the command sudo apt-add-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin Second I ...
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How to install Electrum wallet in an offline Linux computer?

So I want to play with the Electrum wallet, but as Cold Storage. Then what I plan to do is to install a raw Ubuntu 16.04 LTS into a computer "A" which I will never plug to the internet. So, with ...
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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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berkeley db debian wheezy

I am trying to make a website that supports bitcoin, but I cant install bitcoin core because berkeleydb is under 4.8. I tried installing it via apt-get squeeze repository but that didn't work. I also ...
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bitcoind does not issue expected “rpcuser” message after installation [duplicate]

The instructions for installing the non-ubuntu linux bitcoind read as follows: Before using the Bitcoin Core daemon, bitcoind, you need to create its configuration file with a user name and password. ...
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Trouble CPU Mining with CGMiner and CPUMiner on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I just started mining within the past week on my laptop but I am trying to set up 2 dedicated mining servers to run 24/7. I've been using UfaSoft's CPUMiner on Windows 8 on the laptop, but I cant seam ...
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Is cgminer used for both bitcoin and litecoin GPU mining?

I'm trying to figure out which software to download for my Ubuntu 12.04 box to start some litecoin mining. Via google search, I keep coming up with cgminer for both bitcoin and litecoin mining. How ...
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Can I mine Quark on Linux?

Are there any Linux applications for mining Quark coin? I am running CPU Coin Miner and I have the Quark Wallet, both on Windows, but I would like to install these on Ubuntu or some Linux distro. Is ...
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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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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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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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Can someone confirm that my GPUs are working correctly?

I'm specifically litecoin/scrypt mining at Multipool.us, but the web interface there is only showing about 20khash, when I obviously should be getting much more. I am using a HD 5870 (GPU 0) and HD ...
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How can I make Bitcoin start with a simple `bitcoind` in the terminal?

When I want to start Bitcoin I have to use /opt/bitcoin/bin/bitcoind to start it. How can I use simply bitcoind to start it? I am using centOS 7.
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How do I relocate my bitcoin data in bitcoin-qt to save space?

I am a rather new Bitcoin user, running bitcoin-qt on Linux. However, due to limited disk space, the application is taking up too much of my drive. I'm guessing this is due to the ever-expanding ...
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How do I show my wallet from the command line?

How can I show/open my wallet in gui-less linux version? I tried to show the contents with cat but it's only binary data (which makes sense). The --help option of bitcoin/bin/64/bitcoind also doesn't ...
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p2pool passwords

I think I have cgminer configured and I want to connect to a mining pool. I have created a .sh file with the following text: export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export ...
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Linux Mint: root running bitcoind on startup?

Every time I start my machine, root user tries to run bitcoind. I've checked .profile and such, but there don't seem to be any answers there. what else could be making my computer try to run the ...
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BFGMiner for Debian Wheezy

Is it possible to install BFGMiner on Debian Wheezy? I have been looking for a solution but I can't find one.
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How to start pool mining in Linux

I have read numerous how-to and tutorials (most of them outdated) on how to simply start mining on a pool and I wasn't be able to do it. Could someone simply describe/enumerate how can someone start ...
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Other server wallets than bitcoind recommended for a ubuntu server

I currently run bitcoind on my server that is hosting an online browser game where bitcoin is integrated. The problem I have right now is that we are running out of diskspace with the increasing size ...
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Restore a wallet from an external drive?

I have an external drive where at some point I did a complete backup of my (linux) home directory. There's a directory .bitcoin. I now have a computer, and I just installed bitcoin-qt and other ...
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Help - Running R9 290x graphics card headless in Linux

Running Ubuntu 13.10. When I hook up the card to a monitor through HDMI, cgminer detects the card. When I unplug the HDMI cable from the monitor, the system throws a blank screen. I can ssh in from ...
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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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Is CPU mining even worth it? [duplicate]

I would like to start mining, but my GPU isn't the greatest and I don't really want to spend the money on a dedicated rig. Is mining from my CPU (in a Linux environment) still worth it? Or will I not ...
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Generate address (for receiving) on GNU/Linux without Bitcoin client?

If I understand it correctly, I could generate a valid Bitcoin address (key pair) following this algorithm. With an address generated in such a way I would be able to receive Bitcoin without ever ...
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Administration of bfgminer in linux

I'm just starting to screw around with bitcoin mining. I've been a long time Boinc pseudo-enthusiast and so I just had to check out bitcoin mining. I've started using bfgminer and I'm a little ...