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Gridseed not mining bitcoin - no shares accepted

So I have had my Gridseed (5 chips) for about a week now, and still couldn't mine any Bitcoin, only Scrypt. I am currently only able to mine with minerd, using Scrypt, and I am on a Mac. I tried to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Unable to connect to Litecoin Testnet with Litecoin Core on Mac

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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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-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 client won't connect to the network

I installed Bitcoin QT yesterday and it was very slow to connect to the network. It didn't actually get there for over an hour. Today I opened it again and it won't connect to the network at all. Any ...
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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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bitcoin-cli not found on OSX

I have a Qt testnet3 node synched and running on my mac. In the terminal, when simply trying: $ bitcoin-cli getinfo or $ ./bitcoin-cli getinfo I get: -bash: bitcoin-cli: command not found ...
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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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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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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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How can I record block solve times on OSX?

I need to be able to record the times blocks are solved as they are solved. Bitcoin-abe would be nice (overkill, actually) but I can't get it working on my mac. Anyone know of a mac compatible method ...
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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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Where is Bitcoin information (wallet.dat) stored on OS X?

Is there a wallet.dat for OSX? Where is it located? Taken from https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/544
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I run a headless testnet on OS X?

I'm trying to develop some applications and need bitcoind, but can't seem to find a recent version. Posts seem to indicate that it's incorporated into Bitcoin-Qt, but I don't want to run a GUI just ...
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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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Does mining without a realistic chance of solving a block provide any benefit to the network?

Okay, before anyone votes to close this as a duplicate, I would like you to hear me out. Since I began using Bitcoin, I always thought about miners as the people that effectively "host" the bitcoin ...
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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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Move bitcoin data from Windows to Mac

Is it possible to move the Blockchain data from Windows to Mac? The wallet on windows is synced, the one on mac is not. The wallet on Mac has had some bitcoins sent to one of its addresses. Would it ...
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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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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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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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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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Mining on Mac OSX

Has anyone successfully set up a miner on Mac OSX? What are the most recent mining clients that will work on my 2011 MacBook Pro? I've tried DiabloMiner and poclbm but can't seem to get them running. ...
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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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When do I get paid when mining with eligius? [duplicate]

So, i'm trying out mining with a mac and i'm not asking whether mining is possible, my question is is it actually even possible to make a minimal amount of bitcoins. I hear people saying that mining ...
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Trouble compiling bitcoind on OSX with homebrew

I've read the README on the bitcoin github page which instructs you to install the following libraries using MacPorts - boost db48 dbus openssl. I have these installed using homebrew which I use ...
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Gridseed Mac OSX software

Where can I find information on running a Gridseed miner on Mac OSX? Either BTC and/or LTC. I'm looking for rather consistent information, by this I mean instructions with links that point to the ...
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Bitcoin-Qt command line control on Mac

I'm trying to communicate with the new Bitcoin-Qt -server via a command line on Mac. I run ./Bitcoin-Qt -server, the application starts, but my terminal window is stuck on an empty line (no matter ...
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Bitcoin-Qt Command line - adding private key - Mac OSX

I recently created a custom Public key (with vanitygen) and i would like to add the corresponding private key to my bitcoin-Qt wallet client. I have started bitcoin-Qt in server mode using: $ open ...
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Why does Bitcoin-QT not seem to be catching up on my Mac?

I've had Bitcoin-QT running for about six total hours, and the rate at which it's catching up is glacial at best. It takes about an hour to advance a week, which would make the process take about 4 ...
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Can I move my wallet.dat from Ubuntu to Mac OS?

I want to run Bitcoin Core on Mac OS. Can I move my existing wallet.dat file from Ubuntu and use it in Mac OS? I am using Bitcoin Core.
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Accesing bitcoind through terminal on mac

How do I use bitcoind through Terminal on Mac OSX? I think this is not adressed by these questions, but honestly, I'm not sure: Bitcoin-Qt command line control on Mac What are the steps in building ...
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Transfer blockchain from PC to Mac

I have a bitcoin wallet on my PC but I just recently downloaded the MAC version of it. I would like to initialize it with the blockchain from my PC so that I don't have to download it all over again....
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Using Mac Pro for Mining [closed]

Would it be worth buying a Mac Pro (higher end model) and using that to mine BitCoin? If so then what should I expect in return as far as mining goes?
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GPU mining with Intel HD Graphics 4000

I am running Mac OS X 10.7 on a MBP and OS X 10.8 on a Mac Mini. The Mini has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU and the MBP has a 3000. I know that I cannot mine with the MBP as the GPU does not support ...