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GPU support on cgminer and bfgminer

I just read this answer which states that GPU mining support was removed from cgminer as of version 3.7.2. Does anybody know what version of bfgminer needs to be used to support GPU mining. I am ...
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How to withdraw from an offline / paper wallet into Bitcoin-Qt on Mac? [duplicate]

I understand how to create and deposit into an offline wallet, but how do I retrieve the BitCoins back onto a local Bitcoin-Qt wallet on a Mac?
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Loading Wallet error

vWhen I open the bitcoin-qt (v0.8.5 beta) app on my MacBook Pro 10.7.5 it says - loading block index, verifying blocks, loading wallet - then immediately crashes on loading wallet to give message "bit ...
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bitcoin-qt crashes when any bitcoin.conf file is used

I am running 0.8.5 beta on my mac under 10.8.3 and it runs fine until I try to use a bitcoin.conf file. If there is a file, even if it is completely empty it will crash before the application even ...
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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-qt, OS X Mountain Lion, blockchains, and bootstrap.dat

​Edit: Rewording this question to be more clear and concise. Background Info: Was running bitcoin-qt .0.8.1 on osx mountain lion. experienced a kernel panic, likely from some conflict between mac ...
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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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Changing settings of Bitcoin-Qt on Mac [closed]

I am using Bitcoin-Qt on my Mac under Mac OS 10.8.3. Everything is working fine but when I want to change any settings in the settings menu, it will never remember my new settings. Is there any ...
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How much time does it take for the bitcoin-qt window to show up in OS X 10.4?

I have downloaded Bitcoin-Qt for Mac yesterday. I understand that it takes a while to "synchronise" but this site says one can access it whilst this process takes place. I have the Bitcoin in my ...
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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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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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cgminer on OSX: Cannot open executable file

I'm trying to use litecoin on OSX with NVidia or CPU mining, and downloaded the binary from here The specific binary I extracted was cgminer-2.10.5-x86_64-built.tar.bz2. I extracted it and used ...
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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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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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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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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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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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mac bitcoin wallet question. Private keys?

I don't understand the bitcoin-qt program (mac). Why doesn't it show the private keys for the addresses I've created? Also, why doesn't it let me delete the new addresses? Say I want to send money ...
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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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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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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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OS X 10.7 - Where is Bitcoin data stored? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there wallet.dat for OSX? Upgrading my HD; clean install and I want to copy the wallett etc from old hard drive. What do I need to copy? Thanks in advance.
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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 ...