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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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Ubuntu Linux — How do I start bitcoind as a service to run automatically?

I've got a bunch of other services set up to boot automatically when my Ubuntu server starts (services like wicd-daemon and VPN), but I can't figure out how to set up the bitcoin daemon (bitcoind) to ...
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Why does bitcoind say “error: couldn't connect to server” for the first few minutes of boot-up?

After starting bitcoin from the command line, with: ./bitcoind -daemon I immediately run the followup command: ./bitcoind getinfo which gives me the following error: error: couldn't connect to ...
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When does OpenCoin Inc intend to make the Ripple server code public?

Is there a definite timeline or not? Thank you.
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How to install a Bitcoin client on Ubuntu Server

I've googled a lot for this issue. Hehe. I have found some tutorials, but they were of no use because they are for systems that do have a GUI. I have no plans to install a GUI on that system, and I ...
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Is it safe to run bitcoind on another server

I'm making first, rough concepts of some ideas for bitcoin-enabled services I have in mind. One thing that I wonder is, is there a best-practise approach on running bitcoind on another server that ...
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Storing my bitcoins on an offline computer

I have a mac that I never use, would storing my bitcoins on a wallet on that laptop and then only connecting it to the internet when I am ready to transfer money be safe? Is there any reason not to do ...
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How to setup pushpool?

How can I setup pushpool on my ubuntu dedi? I have bitcoind up and running with latest blocks, what's next?
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How to receive payments online to single address per user in scalable way?

Suppose we are building online casino/market and want to receive payments. To be scalable, safe and have good user experience, we: cannot generate new address for every single payment. Having single ...
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How to create an new account on a bitcoind server

What is the correct rpc call to start a new account on a bitcoind server?
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How to run a bitcoin server with automatic restart and backup?

What would be the best way to start writing a script to automatically run a bitcoind server on an Ubuntu startup, make regular backups and restart from a backup on error. Would this normally be done ...
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Automatically restart bitcoind on crash

On Ubuntu 14.04 I have not been able to get the Bitcoin daemon to automatically restart. Rarely the daemon dies and it is important that it starts again without manual intervention. To get it to start ...
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g++ problem compiling litecoind on Ubuntu Server i386

I am trying to compile litecoind on Ubuntu 11.10 i386 server. I used this recipe I found: git clone https://github.com/coblee/litecoin.git cd ~/litecoin/src/ make -f makefile.unix litecoind mkdir ~/....
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What is the mechanism by which the 'system' adjusts the difficulty of finding blocks so one is found on average every 10 minutes? [duplicate]

Here we read: In the Bitcoin network, only blocks with certain hashes get accepted and included in the official list. The criteria for which blocks "count" is that their hash has to be below a ...
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Which receiving address does my block reward go to when mining through bitcoind?

I'm wondering where goes the BTC as my bitcoin server finds a block? Using bitcoind, I see no setting for a bitcoin address..
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Which VPS providers are the most popular or notable for hosting bitcoind instances? [closed]

A lot of people wanting to create their own service communicating with a bitcoind instance use virtual servers for hosting due to the low associated costs. Which service providers are the most popular ...
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What server-side Bitcoin clients are available to serve information?

I have been toying around with the idea of building a bitcoin app. My research has thus far led me to conclude that it makes sense to run a bitcoin client daemon on my server in order to provide an ...
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Good way to test Electrumx?

Has anyone else gotten an electrumx server up and running lately? I have just gotten to the point where I'm not seeing any errors during "# service electrumx status", but I'm also not seeing my ...
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Is it legal to use rented dedicated servers to mine?

I've got several dedicated servers which I'm renting for about 250 Euros from a big hoster (OVH). These server are used for things like ssh/scp, SVN and Git servers (for private repositories), HTTP ...
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How to Connect bitcoind to one of your workers in a pool?

I'm trying to start using an old tower to mine bitcoin and am slowly trying to make sense of the setup… Wallet I signed up for a bitcoin wallet (coinbase) where I am given an id. Pool I joined a ...
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Zero to Bitcoin in sixty seconds - how to set up a Bitcoin client in case you need it fast?

Lets say I have a bitcoind instance running on a server with proper wallet.dat backups created regularly. The server crashes, blockchain data becomes corrupted or what have you, and I need to set up a ...
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Would my ISP consider my Bitcoin client to be a server?

I was reading about Google's Fiber installations, with first deployment in Kansas City. There's a controversy where the terms of service restricts what services can run on their Fiber network. Some ...
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How do i install bitcoind on my redhat linux server?

I have recently created an api that runs the bitcoind commands. I had it running on another server, but it was setup by someone else. I have been searching for sensible instructions on how to install ...
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Other server wallets than bitcoind recommended for a ubuntu server

I currently run bitcoind on my server that is hosting an online browser game where bitcoin is integrated. The problem I have right now is that we are running out of diskspace with the increasing size ...
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How to stream transactions on the network

How would I go about getting a stream of transactions broadcast on the Bitcoin network? Is this supported by the vanilla client? I know that the client can notify me on new blocks and on all ...
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BlockNotify/WalletNotify - but without the console window

I use the walletnotify and blocknotify config options on bitcoind to have the server call two executables on new transactions/blocks. This all works fine. The two executables (Windows executables) are ...
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Bitcoin Server won't connect, timeout error

I am trying to run/sync bitcoind -server for the first time on linux and it is not connecting end of Debug log gives me this... new Added 14 addresses from ::: 0 tried, 91 new 93 addresses found ...
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Creating secure architecture and payout process

I studied lots of valuable q&a here, but still I have some doubts. Case - simple game (calm down - I'm not one of the rookies creating exchange as seen here), which allows to pay for a game. The ...
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Displayed transactions may not be correct!

When I enter bitcoind getinfo on my remote ubuntu-Server I get this answer: { "version" : 32400, ... (some other info) "errors" : "WARNING: Displayed transactions may not be correct! ...
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Are there any API servers available for alt-coins that allow for transactions to be broadcast into their networks?

With blockchain.info we have the pushtx API that allow one to broadcast raw transactions into the network. It appears to be one of few services that offer such functionality. Are there any servers ...
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Intermediate pool server

Is it possible to make "intermediate" pool server, which will be gateway to real pool? I have about 200 pc's, each pc connects to my intermediate pool using own login pass. Intermediate pool should ...
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BitcoinJS with no storage?

I have a use-case where I'd only need to be monitoring the mempool transactions and recently-committed blocks/transactions (the last month's worth of blocks would be sufficient). Is there a way to ...
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What's the POST endpoint to broadcast a transaction in copay's server?

AFAIU, copay's server implementation is bitcore-wallet-service. From its README, I can deduce that a multi-sig wallet will use the /v1/txproposals/ endpoint to create a new transaction proposal that ...
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Can I install a wallet on Windows Server 2008?

I was wondering if I could I install a wallet on Windows Server 2008? If so which wallet?
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Digging into debug message: “socket recv flood control disconnect (x bytes) ”

I set the following when I run bitcoind -debug -server -detachdb -printtodebugger -printtoconsole Debug.log socket recv flood control disconnect (5018020 bytes) disconnecting node 82.41.255.68:8333 ...
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ccminer JSON-RPC call failed: Method not found

I am having issue with running ccminer with bitcoin-qt.exe (Solo mining) I am receiving error below upon start: [2017-01-26 14:23:57] 1 miner thread started, using 'bitcoin' algorithm [2017-01-26 14:...
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Bitcoind stopped working [closed]

Hello i have been running Bitcoind and Dogecoind for more than 2 month and all has been working great but today bitcoind has stopped working I am receiving the error: Warning: fopen(http://...@127....
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Run bitcoin-qt at startup of Windows server

I am running bitcoin-qt on my server. I use .Net library to query it through windows services. It all works when I start bitcoin-qt manually. But if the server is restarted, I see that it is running ...
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Running bitcoin-qt on a server

I need a full Bitcoin node running on a server. It's a Windows server - is there any advantage to running bitcoind over bitcoin-qt? I need the JSON API, to they need the server flag, I just figured ...
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Bitcoin daemon sends “Empty reply from server” when in test net

I'm trying to work with the bitcoin daemon and rpc. Using the user & password I set I can't connect to it, trying with curl I always get "Empty reply from server". It works just fine in the real ...
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Which program is suitable to server mining of Feathercoin? [closed]

I have web hosting virtualized Windows 2012 Server without GPU and with one core of Intel Xeon 5520. I pay it anyway and I use about 10% CPU. I would like to use the rest for CPU mining feathercoin. ...
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Linux app (non-GUI) for benchmarking bitmining server's perfomance

Is there a Linux application that can benchmark the bitmining perfomance of a headless server ? The application could run from the shell (terminal). Up to know I have found this that requires Java.
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Which Bitcoin miners allow one to use paths in URLs?

I've recently been experimenting with implementing a pool and testing it against GUIminer. To my surprise, it was not able to handle paths in URL of the pool, only subdomains. For example, calling: ...
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How to securely store Bitcoin server-side?

I am working on a web application that needs to hold users Bitcoin for an extended amount of time (escrow-like scenario), and I was wondering what are some good steps/precautions and principles (dos &...
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Ubuntu Server vs Desktop for mining PC

Could anyone tell if Ubuntu Server has any advantages over Ubuntu Desktop for mining? Basically, here is explained that there should be no big difference since that the Server and Desktop are ...
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bitcoind stops working

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 512Mb RAM/100Gb HDD server which I use to host a remote bitcoin node. bitcoind currently catches up and for some reason it just stops working after 10-20 minutes or so every ...
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JSON RPC library unable to connect to bitcoind?

I'm able to connect to bitcoind using my command line and the process is running with the appropriate port but when I try to run it through XAMPP after using the JSON-RPC library (I used the PHP ...
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What is the difference between a electrum server type F and P

As I am trying my first steps with Bitcoin, I ask you to ignore my potential ignorance. With Electrum I have to choose a server of which there seem to be F and P type servers. What is their ...
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What does -server option do?

What does the -server option do in bitcoin node? https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Running_Bitcoin says 'Accept command line and JSON-RPC commands'. However I can't see any difference whatsoever. In both ...
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How to run bitcoin atom daemon?

I set up the bitcoin atom daemon on an Ubuntu server and I want to run it. How can I do that?