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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Can Bitcoin be run in a shared hosting environment?

Can bitcoind be installed and run on shared hosting? Has anyone successfully done this? If not why not.
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Storing your private key on a "security server"?

One of the suggested security precautions when storing Bitcoin of users on a server is to store the private keys on a separate server: The database storing the private keys or the seeds in case of ...