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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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How to load Bitcoin-qt using blockchain directory already existing on a hard drive?

I've had issues with downloading the blockchain using windows/mac. For some reason, it would eventually cause an issue whilst downloading and cause me to have to start again. Instead, I have been ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I get my Bitcoin Core to rescan for a different wallet.dat file on OSX?

I have an old wallet.dat file that I have backed up and I have already replaced the new wallet.dat, which had no btc on it with the old one, which does. I have tried to enter the command for the ...
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Is it possible to use bitcoin core on Mac OS Sierra saving the data on the network drive?

I got Mac Book Pro 2015 with Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6 (16G29) and 3 TB WD MyCloud network drive. I need to run bitcoin core client saving the blockchain data on this network drive, located on my home ...
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Running full node on OSX, how to tell if its working correctly?

I'm running Bitcoin-QT 0.15.01 on an iMac (4 GHz Intel Core i7, 40GB RAM). It seems I am receiving the latest blocks, but is the rest working as it should? I have opened port 8333 on my router and ...
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Running trezorctl / python-trezor on macOS Sierra

As I am not familiar with python I am currently having trouble getting trezorctl running. After installing pip and running pip install trezor from my admin account I get the following error message ...
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Storage exceeded in middle of synch

A friend gave me a few bitcoins a number of years ago. Yesterday, I read an article about bitcoin and it reminded me I had some. I went online to check the value and to possibly spend them. I tried to ...
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Bitcoin Core says it's synced but Blocks folder goes to only 985

I just downloaded and synced bitcoin core v0.14.2 (64-bit). After several days, it is now synced and (the check mark icon) says "up to date processed 483001 blocks of transaction history" but when I ...
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How exactly do I run the -rescan command for bitcoin-qt from console on a Mac?

I downloaded the blockchain from a torrent, but when I imported my old wallet.dat file, the balance is not showing. I am unfamiliar with console operation, so please be as specific as possible. ...
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Cannot build circuits because we don't have enough directory information

I'm developing a bitcoin wallet app using BitcoinJ framework. While deploying the app using Tomcat 8, I get the following stack of errors, 12-Jun-2017 14:18:12.511 INFO [PeerGroup Thread] com....
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What causes this error when installing libbitcoin?

I'm trying to install libbitcoin on Mac os 10.9, with Eclipse for C++. I follow the instructions given on github (https://github.com/libbitcoin/libbitcoin), then I include: #include <bitcoin/...
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What Bitcoin wallet will allow me to participate in an ICO?

I have bitcoins stored in an online Coinbase wallet. I've read this wallet should not be used for investing in an ICO as this will be Coinbase's wallet (not mine) and I won't have access to the ...