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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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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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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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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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Manual for Bitcoin-Qt on Mac OS X

Is there a manual for Bitcoin-Qt on the Mac OS X? Specifically, I'd like to move my wallet.dat to a different folder (a TrueCrypt volume) and if/how I may configure bitcoin.conf so that the ...
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bitcoin-qt v0.7.2-beta qt version 4.8.2 is FROZEN/CORRUPT? [closed]

It keeps telling me at the bottom of the screen that the displayed transactions may not be correct! You may need to upgrade, or other nodes may need to upgrade. Can anyone help me please? i am using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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