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Where is the data directory from the initial Bitcoin Core Welcome prompt saved on a Mac?

When you start Bitcoin Core for the first time on a Mac, you are prompted to specify a custom data directory. However, it is not clear where this setting is stored and the "Welcome" screen ...
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Cannot find bitcoin.conf on macOS

I want to run a pruned node. I mistakenly referred to a guide for a full node to connect to Sparrow wallet, which required adding server=1 and txindex=1 in the bitcoin.conf file. I reached this file ...
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How to fully uninstall Bitcoin Core on Macm2, and should I run a server as well as external HD

does anyone know how to fully uninstall Bitcoin Core from a mac m2? Also, I have a 1tb external hard drive, should I get an AWS server to run Bitcoin Core? I am doing it locally and it is still eating ...
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Bitcoin core on macOS - shows "wallet is encrypted and currently locked"

I downloaded the Bitcoin Core GUI wallet on my Mac. I then fully synced the node and imported my wallet's backup, which worked fine. Now Bitcoin Core says, "wallet is encrypted and currently ...
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How to set up my Bitcoin RPC address once ive installed bitcoin core?

I have just set up bitcoin core on my macbook and im wondering how to get my http://login:password@ip:port address set up so i can interact with it. I am a complete noob to running a btc node so some ...
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No bitcoin.conf file on my (Mac) node? [duplicate]

I installed a full node on my old Mac (running on Catalina 10.15.7) and though running well it looks like it will go over my ISP's monthly data limits. I was thinking I'd try changing the ...
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bitcoin.conf location on Mac with Bitcoin Core v25 ("Error: Prune mode is incompatible with -txindex") [duplicate]

TLDR: where can bitcoin.conf be found on Mac running Bitcoin Core v25? Context: I have Bitcoin Core v25 on Mac and run into a "Error: Prune mode is incompatible with -txindex" when opening ...
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After updating my Mac doesn't recognize my bitcoin core

After an update my Mac doesn't recognize my bitcoin core. The bitcoin avatar shows up in launchpad with a "?" in it. How can I fix it? I have been running a node 24/7 for a couple months ...
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How do I troubleshoot port accessibility to allow inbound connections on MacOS?

I'm wondering if anyone has experienced anything like this. IPv4 ports seem blocked. I have tried everything to open a port on my Mac but the port seems blocked. It's like the only port that can be ...
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How can I use the RPC API on Mac?

This might be simple question but I would highly appreciate if anyone can bring their wisdom on this. If you install bitcoin-core software through https://bitcoincore.org/, it gives you dmg file that ...
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bitcoind won't run on macos

I have downloaded the tgz file from bitcoincore.org and unpacked it. The first time I tried to run bitcoind from the command line, I got the usual macOS dialog about untrusted software, so I gave the ...
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How to get started with bitcoin-cli on macOS?

I've been having a really hard time struggling through installation. The problem is there seem to be two ways to install, one through a download link and one through src. However, both methods still ...
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Getting "Flush: failed to commit file 1" errors after updating to macOS 13

I installed Bitcoin Core v22 on an external drive. It worked. After I updated to macOS 13, the wallet stopped running. I tried to reinstall and also tried v23. But it wouldn't do it. When loading ...
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Can't find Salvage Wallet option anymore in Bitcoin Core

One of my wallets got corrupted for some reason and Bitcoin Core version v0.21.1 (on MacOS) fails to start, suggesting I use the salvage wallet method. I've been searching online to see what that ...
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How to install bitcoin-cli on MacOS?

I have installed bitcoin-core with Homebrew on my MacOS, but the only package installed is Bitcoin-Qt. How do I also install bitcoin-cli? (Just want to play with the commands for learning.)
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Prevented from running Bitcoin Core on macOS

When I install and attempt to use Bitcoin Core I receive the following error: “Bitcoin Core” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software. This software needs to be updated. ...
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When trying to run the make command I get the following error, I am working with M1 Machine for Mac

xxxxxxx@xxxx-MacBook-Pro bitcoin % make -j 1 Making all in src CXX bitcoind-bitcoind.o clang: warning: argument unused during compilation: '-fstack-clash-protection' [-Wunused-command-line-...
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How to install Armory Wallet on MAC MINI 12.3.1 MacOS Monterey?

How to install Armory Wallet on MAC MINI 12.3.1 MacOS Monterey ?
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Bitcoin core synchronization too slow, only 16 hours of blockchain in 20 minutes

I have Bitcoin Core stored on my external disk and currently I am on 39%. but the problem is that it is getting slow for some reason. The Bitcoin Core Qt app is constantly beachballing on my Macbook ...
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Unable to find a directory where to put wallet.dat file from my old wallet when I am on my Mac

I am on macOS 12 on (MacBook Air M1) with the latest updates applied. I have installed Bitcoin Core from the bitcoin org website and currently it is downloading the whole blockchain and it will for a ...
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macOS Monterey refuses to open Bitcoin Core.app because Apple cannot check it for malicious software

Today I upgraded to macOS Monterey. First, the new OS deleted "Bitcoin Core.app". So, I re-downloaded the signed .dmg. Second, Monterey refused to open "Bitcoin Core.app" saying &...
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Openssl errors when building the bitcoin-core on macOS

I have been trying to build bitcoin-core on macOS as I am reading the "Mastering Bitcoin" book from Andreas Antonopoulos. I read the instructions for building the the bitcoin-core on macOS ...
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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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Basic (and dumb) question - how do I determine if my Armory wallet has any bitcoins in it on a Mac (with an older OS)?

I am using High Sierra on my ancient iMac and having difficulting loading Armory. I loaded a version that works on occasion - that is offline -- and not showing anything on the balance except (...). ...
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Compiling Bitcoin Core 0.21.1 on Apple M1 architecture

I'd like to upgrade from 0.21.0 to 0.21.1 on Mac Mini (Big Sur 11.1), compiling from source. When trying to compile the dependencies by running 'make' in /depends subdirectory, I get the following ...
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How to upgrade Bitcoin Core on Mac OS with binaries from tarball?

I want to upgrade to version 0.21.1 from an older version I built from source. However, it is unclear to me how I can upgrade using the .tar.gz file that's available from the Bitcoin Core website. I ...
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Error when mining with MacMiner

I am super new and I understand none of this. I am using MacMiner (the recent version). I opened up the FPGA/ASIC Miner and I get this error when I try to run it. [2021-04-15 15:05:52] Timers: ...
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bitcoin-etl: problems with installing

I am trying to install bitcoin-etl: https://github.com/blockchain-etl/bitcoin-etl to analyze bitcoin blockchain. I have Mac OS and python3, I run this in terminal: pip install bitcoin-etl Also tried ...
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Could not detect boost libraries when configuring Bitcoin core - Apple M1 Mac Mini

I´m trying to install Bitcoin from source on an Apple M1 Mac Mini (Big Sur 11.2.3) and Im getting this when running ./configure --prefix=$PWD/depends/arm-apple-darwin20.3.0 "We could not detect ...
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Error compile bitcoin mac OS

I have straggle to compile bitcoin core on mac OS machine. it has an error as the following: /usr/local/include/QtCore/qglobal.h:667:65: error: expected '>' typename = std::enable_if_t<...
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Not able to connect to bitcoind on mac mini

I'm running Bisq v1.6.1 on a iMac and that works fine using "use provided bitcoin Core nodes" I also running a bitcoin core node on a mac Mini in the same local network on address 192.168.0....
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Bitcoin fails to compile with Boost

After running 'autogen.sh', './configure' and then 'make', I keep getting the following error: Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: "__ZN5boost10filesystem4path5imbueERKSt6locale", ...
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Computer Advice to Meet Bitcoin Core Requirements

I am interested in running bitcoin core to help support the network and also get more involved in bitcoin. I read the minimum requirements here that say: Desktop or laptop hardware running recent ...
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Decrypting Bitcoin Core wallet with password that contains special characters

I have come across a Bitcoin Core wallet that uses a special character for the passphrase. When attempting to decrypt, it accepts the password but does not decrypt part of the keys. Is there a known ...
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How do I solve problem of my iMac now refusing to let me access Bitcoin Core?

Immediately after a software upgrade to my iMac, an error message appeared: "Bitcoin Core quit unexpectedly" and I followed the instructions to "reopen" and the error kept ...
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PLEASE help me get armoury to online on my mac?

Macos 10.11.6 El Capitan Armoury 0.93.3 BitcoinQT v0.17.1 I have to use those software versions to get them to open in OS10.11 I cannot get armoury to go online. PLEASE HELP ME. Both apps open ...
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When I try to download Bitcoin Core on MacOS it says "Apple cannot check it for malicious software"? Is it safe to download?

Brand new Mac Mini, latest macOS Catalina (10.15.6 (19G2021)), followed instructions on bitcoin.org download page. Double click Bitcoin Core.app, and I get: “Bitcoin Core.app” can’t be opened ...
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Tor on Mac ? Bitcoin Core v0.20

I'd like to know hot to put my BT Core behind Tor ON A MAC. I've searched everywhere but could't find how. I always find Win or Linux instructions but nothing on the Mac side. Only "Tor for Mac" I ...
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Delete Bitcoin Qt Mac: System folder inflated in size, although "Application Support/Bitcoin/" and app deleted

I downloaded Bitcoin Qt and the entire blockchain, now I'd like to delete it. I followed instructions from various search results, which all instructed to delete the app and to delete all data (where ...
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I can not install a new MAC OS wallet bitcoin-qt

I launch the wallet, the block index starts loading, then blocks are rewound, then 1% and after the wallet crashes, what should I do ?
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Can't run bitcoind on OS X

I get the following error: dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/openssl/lib/libcrypto.1.0.0.dylib Referenced from: /usr/local/bin/bitcoind Reason: image not found Abort trap: 6 Recompiling ...
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MacOS: How to run Bitcoin Core GUI after building from source?

I built Bitcoin Core from source by following this guide: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/build-osx.md And got it running on the command line via: ./src/bitcoind Screenshots from ...
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Bitcoin-Qt [11690]

I found this on my mac computer what is the meaning of this can you pls hep me to understand I am new to this; Process: Bitcoin-Qt [11690] Path: /Applications/Bitcoin-...
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Bitcoin core make error

I am new to bitcoin core development. I have created a clone using bitcoin core on a mac os mojave 10.14.3. I am have installed all dependencies and am able to run the autogen.sh and configure with ...
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Bitcoin core full node won't start on mac reboot!

I had been running bitcoin core qt for a few months fine and then on rebooting my mac and opening the application the following prompt popped up Error: Cannot parse configuration file: specified ...
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Installation problem with Bitcore.io on Mac

I'm normally not too brain-dead about this stuff, but I've been unable to force this one through. I'm trying to install Bitcore (per their instructions here) but and have set nvm to the LTS version 4,...
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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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Looking for old bitcoin [duplicate]

I briefly ran a node on my Mac in mid to late 2012/early 2013, but didn't understand it at the time and let it go. Is it possible that I still have bitcoin on my computer from that installation, if so,...
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Slow sync running Bitcon full node on Mac Mini OSX

It is Jul 2018, I need help after several attempts to sync a full node running on a Mac Mini. I have tried several times and Bitcoin-qt starts pretty well for the initial sync, downloading with ...
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Can Copay iOS wallet sync with the Copay oSX wallet?

Can Copay iOS wallet sync with the Copay oSX wallet? Hoping to use the same wallet across both devices.
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