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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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Bug Running Bitcoin Core

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 shows 1 year and 21 weeks for synchronization when using an external disk [duplicate]

I am getting 1 years synchronization message: and I am stuck on January 2018 for the whole day. Will it improve, or I have to use a better disk? Is Bitcoin Core unusable with an external disk? Or it ...
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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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Why does apple disallow certain crypto apps on their app store? And how does one pass this verification?

I created an app for an NXT/Ardor cryptocurrency and tried to submit this to the apple app store, but got denied. After doing some research I came across this post stating there is an "approved" list ...
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Unable to connect to Litecoin Testnet with Litecoin Core on Mac [closed]

I've downloaded the LiteCoin Core for the Mac (High Sierra 10.13.3) in order to use the testnet for testing an online shopping cart. I'm not looking to mine any coins, just use the wallet. The ...
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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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I run a full node. Is there a desktop client to connect to this full node?

I run a full node on my Raspberry Pi at home. I want a desktop wallet that uses this full node. Not interested in using remote-x or xpra or setting up an electrum server.
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Is RPC Miner still the preferred BTC mining software for a Mac?

I'd like to get a sense of how impossible it is to mine BTC as part of a pool on a MacBook Pro. I figured there was some mining software out there but Uncle Google only showed some stuff from 2013. ...
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Where is bitcoin.conf location on MacOS with Bitcoin core v0.15.1

After doing some research it is supposed to be under ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/ But on my computer there is no Bitcoin.conf under ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin ! So where do I ...
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Active connections and sync-ing my wallet issues [duplicate]

I have been trying to sync my wallet with the network for around 3 months, and it is still only at 45.29%. Any ideas? I am using Bitcoin Core version v0.15.0.1 (64-bit). I have UPnP enabled, I am ...
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Two weeks have past, still nothing on my transactions [duplicate]

Two weeks have past, still nothing, can anybody advise? tried the zap wallet thing, and its just removed the transactions, so theres nothing in my wallet on my mac. the only thing i have to go on is ...
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How do I verify the GPG sig for Litecoin Core?

Usually I am able to verify signatures using the verify option in GPG, but this doesn't work when attempting to verify the Litecoin Core client DMG. For example: $ gpg --verify litecoin-0.14.2-osx....
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can i find my wallet address without opening bitcoin core qt

I havent ran bitcoin core qt for 4 years. And now the program wont run, just says bitcoin qt quit unexpectedly. A: How can i check my bitcoin address and balance B: How can i get the program working ...
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Where to store coins while I do a factory reset on my computer?

My Macbook is having some issues and I have a desktop wallet on it for Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple. I have been told to completely redo my laptop with a factory reset. How can I move or save these ...
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Can I run Trezor Wallet against my own local node on OSX?

I want to point Trezor Wallet at my own local node. I'm already running Bitcoin Core, but Trezor Wallet requires Bitcore. What I have tried: 1. Installing the latest bitcore version according to the ...
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Armory issues on macOSX

I bought BTC a few years ago and stored them in cold storage. I encrypted it and saved it in google drive. Some time ago I decided to check on it. But I couldn't open Bitcoin Armory at all, so in the ...
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