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How to run a bitcoin server with automatic restart and backup?

What would be the best way to start writing a script to automatically run a bitcoind server on an Ubuntu startup, make regular backups and restart from a backup on error. Would this normally be done ...
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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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Bitcoin-qt read block error

I am using linux mint 14 and was in the process of loading block files. I had a power failure and now it tells me failed to read Block. I would delete the blockchain and start over but IDK where to ...
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How to change bitcoind 0.8.1 bind settings?

I would like to setup bitcoind to run in the background but not have live bindings. I have tried the following: bitcoind bitcoind -server bitcoind -daemon bitcoind -daemon -server bitcoin.conf (...
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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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Are hardlinks responsible for the bitcoin data directory appearing larger than expected?

I was running bitcoind from my Linux box. I stopped the command when ~/.bitcoin size was about 5.8GB. Today I started the daemon again. ~/.bitcoin size is now 7.2GB. Here is says that the blockchain ...
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Transaction delayed >12 hours by Satoshi Bitcoin client

Yesterday I sent 20 BTC to 1Hj8kJ3rq4c4Hn9Prtw45Zue791f4Nc9L3 with a 0.0001 fee and transaction Id 30d1ef9aa05898b11b5ee4f5f5e703a822a821fb499c647b658fc3cb67a899b8. My Satoshi client said today that ...
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Port forwarding plus Bitcoin

Bitcoin has only 8 active connections, and I read somewhere that it helps to forward ports. I know how to forward a port, but which port should I forward, and how should I tell Bitcoin-qt to use the ...
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How can I retrieve my bitcoins when the client crashes as soon as it begins synchronizing

As soon as the client begins synchronizing it crashes. It's stuck at 139,500 blocks left. I am brand new to bitcoin and sent $300 to an address on this client.
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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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Underclock GPU Memory below “Recommended” Limits on Linux

I'd like to try underclocking my GPU Memory. Based on what I've read, this is frequently done to reduce heat without sacrificing hashrate, and can sometimes even boost the hashrate if done carefully. ...
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How safe is it to use a Linux live CD to access my savings wallet?

It's clearly safe to create a savings wallet offline with a live CD, as no data can be sent to an attacker even if the live CD image is compromised (which seems unlikely). However, when it comes to ...

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