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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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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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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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How to move Bitcoin data from Application Support on an external drive [Mac]

I'd like to put all my Bitcoin data on an external drive instead of having it on my hard drive, as it's taking too much space on my laptop. I did find an answer on this page regarding how to create a ...
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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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OSX Vanitygen error: pattern.c:32:10: fatal error: 'pcre.h' file not found

I get the error below when I try to make vanitygen according to the instructions listed in "install" Error from make (short version) 27 warnings generated. cc -ggdb -O3 -Wall -c -o pattern.o ...
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Bitcoin QT “No block source available”… stuck at “180200 out of 225430” [duplicate]

I have downloaded Bitcoin-qt and have encountered similar problems that others have on here. However, the offered solutions don't apply to me, because I run Mac OS. I get a status message that says "...
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Bitcoin.conf & JSON-RPC options

What does it mean in the bitcoin.conf file when it states: server=1 tells Bitcoin-Qt to accept JSON-RPC commands? If all one needs to do to solo mine is type setgenerate true in the console, ...
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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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Is this thing on? (How to tell if my cpuminer is working?)

I have pretty much no idea what I'm doing. But I've had cpuminer running on my laptop for a half hour or so, just playing around. I know it's not near worth the time or electricity, I'm just having ...
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Bitcoin-qt v0.8.0b client on Mac OS X 10.8 crashes, why?

I was running the stable 0.7.2 bitcoin-qt client (under OS X 10.8.2) for a couple of weeks, with the block-chain completely sync'ed on an ongoing basis. No transactions in my wallet. I upgraded to ...
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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 ...
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How to setup testnet-in-a-box on Mac OSX?

I'm trying to setup testnet-in-a-box and I'm a little unclear on how you get the command line version working for mac as described here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bitcoin/files/Bitcoin/testnet-...
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Why is my client saying “A fatal error occured. Bitcoin can no longer continue safely and will quit. ”?

i am running bitcoin client on OSX. I am by no stretch of the imagination any good at using terminal. I had over 300 btc in there and my computer went black and now client keeps giving me this message ...
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Deprecation error on mac

I'm compiling on mac, and I get this error: unsigned char *SHA256(const unsigned char *d, size_t n,unsigned char *md) DEPRECATED_IN_MAC_OS_X_VERSION_10_7_AND_LATER; Why does this happen, and how do ...
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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 ...