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Questions tagged [mac]

Related to different MacOS operating systems and the Mac hardware.

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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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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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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 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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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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GUI Miner for OS X?

I'm pretty new to the world of Bitcoin; though, a few months back I tried mining. I had everything working, but then I stopped.. Anyway, now I'd like to start up again, though I've wiped my computer ...
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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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Why isn't Bitcoin-QT or any other Bitcoin related app on the App Store for Mac?

I assume that someone may have tried to upload a Bitcoin app and it was rejected, but does anyone have information on what specific rules Bitcoin-related applications violate on the App Store?
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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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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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Confirmations on sent/receive transactions, still have 0 balance

I've tried to transfer Bitcoins from one address to another address, both of which I own. I bought a new computer, so I downloaded the Bitcoin client for OS X, and transfered from the old computer to ...
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bitcoind and bitcoin-cli 'unrecognized', how can I access them from command line?

I have downloaded and installed the precompiled Bitcoin Core OS-X (also successfully synchronized). Every tutorial I have seen then directs one to begin using the executables bitcoind and bitcoin-cli....
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Mac 0.80b beta - says “database corrupted” and then Bitcoin-Qt quit unexpectedly

I can't run Bitcoin-Qt 0.80 on Mac OS X 10.8 any more. It starts up then says "System Error: Database Corrupted". I then click OK, and the program "quits unexpectedly" How do I start again without ...
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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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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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Quick and easy mining on OS X

I am new to Bitcoins, and I'd like to get started mining, but I'm on OS X. I've tried several different mining applications, and none of them have worked for me. I've got nothing but errors. Is there ...
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Where can I download the Litecoin binary for OSX?

Where can I find a compiled litecoin minerd binary for Mac OS X? Perhaps a multi-coin implementation?
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Is an Xcode project for the Mac Bitcoin client available?

If someone wants to mod the Mac Bitcoin client for their own purposes (e.g. reskinning or development of a client with extra features), is there somewhere they could download the existing Xcode ...
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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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How to use the bootstrap.dat in Mavericks?

So I'm trying to sync with the network in Bitcoin-Qt, but I just can't seem to make use of the bootstrap.dat file that I downloaded, which is annoying because it will be awfully slow to sync without ...
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Mac bitcoin wallet stopped downloading the block chain [closed]

The wallet is stuck on 95.48% as it has been for the last few days. Before this the blockchain downloaded fairly rapidly, I have updated the version of the wallet and restarted but this has not fixed ...
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Cudaminer On Mac OS X installation error: “malloc.h: No such file or directory”

I'm almost completely ready to GPU mine but I'm stuck on step #25 of Option #2 of this tutorial: http://www.reddit.com/r/dogemining/wiki/index/mac_mining_guide after running this command inside ...
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Faster way to sync my new Bitcoin wallet?

I'm very new to Bitcoin so I apologize if this question is naive. I just downloaded the Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin Qt clients and opened each of these apps. Consistent with their coin's valuation,...
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Get the slush stratum proxy working on a mac

Title says it all - can anyone walk me through setting this up on a mac? I ran the linux python install script but i'm guessing i'm missing a few dependencies as it failed on me. edit: there are ...
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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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Build bitcoin-qt on OSX

I recently cloned from https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin. I followed the documentation in doc/build-osx.md. I can build and run bitcoind without a problem. But I would have expected to see ...
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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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Diablo Miner on OSX Lion

I downloaded DiabloMiner and got it to run by: Using the options: -v2 -w256 -na Increase the Java heap size by editing the DiabloMinder-OSX.sh file: -Xmx384m And I am getting around 60-70mhash/sec ...
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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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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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Is there a way to set the aggression for the OS X Diablo Minor?

I run the OS X Diablo Minor on my new Macbook. It seems to work well enough and it earns me a few bit-cents each day. The only problem is that I have to cut it off whenever I'm working on the Mac, ...
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How do I fix GUI Miner stuck at connecting?

GUI Miner v2011-08-24 just shows "connecting..." when trying to connect to slush's pool. The console shows: 2011-12-31 14:00:49: Running command: poclbm.exe smithd98@gmail.com.macbookpro:4fuqPtrI@...
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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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Solo mining litecoin on OSX

I would like to do some solo mining of litecoin on OSX. I realize the probability is low that i will hit it. but i like the idea of the lottery. I have a miner setup (cgminer) and i have ...
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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 do I install Phoenix 2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion?

I'm trying to install the latest version of Phoenix2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (on a Macbook Pro Retna) and unable to get it to work What works: The BitMinter client says OpenCL works on my CPU and ...
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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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Jalapeño Multipool Setup on OS X

I have an ASIC Jalapeño Bitcoin Miner. It mines consistently at around 5000 GH/s. I have been mining using the BitMinter Miner and BitMinter Pool just because it is easy to setup and get running ...
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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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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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Armory on Linux

Can I have my hot wallet running on Linux and my cold wallet running on a mac? I am going to use armory as the bitcoin client, I wanted to use linux ( ubuntu 14.4) for the hot wallet and when signing ...
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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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Bitcoin-qt data on external drive

I have done the instructions listed here: How to move Bitcoin data from Application Support on an external drive [Mac] It works fine for a flash drive connected the mac, but I wanted to have the data ...
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Lacking OpenCL support on macbook pro [closed]

I've a macbook pro and I tried to mine, but there is a problem, I can mine only with CPU because I get the error No OpenCL-compatible GPUs detected 2013.04.11 [15:16] Lacking OpenCL support. If you ...
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Mac OS 10.7.5 compatible with Bitcoin-Qt.app?

Program runs but doesn't seem to be able to synchronize with network. Is there more to installing program than just dragging into applications folder? I'm also confused about why I don't have a ...
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0/unconfirmed and cannot find my bitcoin folder (Mac)

I'm running OSX 10.7 and the newest version of Bitcoin-Qt. I put Bitcoin-Qt on my desktop, and found an old wallet.dat that was saved on a USB. I 'opened with' Bitcoin-qt, saw my balance, and tried a ...
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Where are the Diablominer Config Settings stored in Mac OSX?

I can't find them any where. Note, I'll admit I'm a new Mac user, so I may be missing an obvious location, however, I can't find it in my personal folder. Any suggestions?
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Sent 95BTC to my client from Mt.Gox and it never showed

I have had Bitcoin for some time now, but am relatively inexperienced. I have a Mac client, and yesterday sent 95BTC to it from my Mt.Gox wallet but it never arrived. I sent Mt.Gox a message asking ...
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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 ...