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Blockchain sync seems to be stuck in a loop?

SOLVED! UPDATE: The issue was not bitcoin related. I had to increase the root partition of ubuntu, as it wasn't using the full SSD size I had, but only 100 GB and the sync therefore ran out of space ...
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Build bitcoin-qt.exe on ubuntu 18.4

0.8.1 version and when i compile this version but successfully compiled but now i want to generate the window executable file(.exe) from bitcoin-0.8.1 version. so latest version and older bitcoin-0.8....
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Errors while verifying public keys in pgp (bitcoin core 26 / ubuntu 22.04)

Following the official how-to (step #6) and trying to verify bitcoin-26.0 release signature, I'm unable to import any of the builder keys I download. For example on gpg --import achow101.gpg, I get ...
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Build phase fails with undefined reference to `evhttp_uridecode`

I try to build Bitcoin Core on my Ubuntu 23.10 machine using the "Build Unix" documentation page but it fails with undefined reference to evhttp_uridecode. Here are the details: I started by ...
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Wallet transaction not confirming in blocksonly mode

I sent transaction with bitcoin-cli: bitcoin-cli sendtoaddress tb1q3qlv7k648hec866a0x395hq0h3sqcg2lrq5r0k 0.001 As an answer I've got transaction Id. But it still has no confirmation (a few hours). ...
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Snap Install Bitcoin Core on WSL Ubuntu 22 doesn't add binaries to PATH

I'm trying to install bitcoin-core on my WSL Ubuntu 22. I've already snap-installed bitcoin core on my bare bone Ubuntu 22 and once completed it adds to the path the binaries bitcoin-core.{cli,daemon},...
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What is the best way to restart bitcoind after a bitcoin.conf change (Ubuntu 23.10)

I'm curious about the recommended way to restart a systemd service after a configuration change or if there is any particular issue with running sudo service bitcoin restart to have the config change ...
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Bitcoin Core Unbuntu Custom Data Directory Does not Navigate to Secondary Internal Hard Drive

I have a laptop computer with 2 solid state internal 1000 GB hard drives. I have the operating system installed on drive 1 and I have the secondary drive formatted (ext4 file system), partitioned and ...
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Bitcoind.service can't start on mounted drive

I'm a developer and I try to install bitcoin-core 25.0 on ubuntu 22.04 on a mounted drive; as long as I run the command bitcoind -daemon as a root, everything is fine and I'm able to write some blocks ...
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How to gpg verify my bitcoin core download step by step on ubuntu server?

I am a newbie when it comes to setting up a bitcoin node but I am trying to gpg verify my bitcoin core download the pub keys to do so are no longer available. I have tried doing my own research but I ...
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How long does it normally take to set up a test node? How much of your disk is utilized?

I did a complete factory reset on my computer and simply started over. I have a Aorus 5SE with windows 11. I am using VirtualBox 7.0.6 and Ubuntu 20.04. My new virtual machine has 4GB of base memory, ...
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Configuring electrum wallet with command line only

I successfully installed electrum on an ubuntu server using the first ref from google search. But how I can configure it without GUI I didn't find.
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bitcoind 23.0 crashed mysteriously after 2 hours, what do I do next?

My new bitcoin node ran for about two hours and then crashed for no apparent reason. What do I do next to debug or fix the problem? This is my first time running a bitcoin node. I have lots of ...
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Command lnd not found even after installing lnd

I tried installing lnd using the commands shown in the installation guide. I used these commands: git clone https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd cd lnd make install but when I try running the lnd ...
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My Bitcoin-QT directories are empty? (Ubuntu)

According to Bitcoin-QT (I am using the snap store version) my Datadir is /home/(username)/snap/bitcoin-core/common/.bitcoin and my Blocksdir is home/(username)/snap/bitcoin-core/common/.bitcoin/...
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How to compile and conduct functional tests of Bitcoin core for CPU (32 bit) and memory constrained system?

I wanted to use my old laptop to run a bitcoin full node. Specifications: Processor: Intel Core2Duo @2.2 GHz i686 OS: Lubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (I have tried first on Lubuntu 16.04, but it failed due to ...
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Building Bitcoin Core on Linux/Ubuntu with Visual Studio Code

Does anyone developing Bitcoin Core use VSCode for compilation and debugging on Linux/Ubuntu? How can one configure VSCode to compile Bitcoin Core?
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Ubuntu Linux, Unable to set bitcoin datadir to a folder in different drive

I am trying to run a bitcoin node. I want to set the datadir to a folder located on drive other than on which I have installed ubuntu. Folder I want to set as datadir: /media/spider/Utils/bitcoin ...
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bitcoind no such file or directory when trying to execute on Ubuntu for Raspberry Pi 4

Trying to install and run Bitcoin Core Daemon on a Raspberry Pi 4 8GB w/ Ubuntu Server and unable to execute bitcoind. Below are the exact steps I am taking: Use Raspberry Pi imager to flash the ...
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How do you generate a qr code for a new address and check for incoming payments from the command line?

Which one do you recommend for this Command line to generate QR-Code + address for requesting money Command line to check if the above has been received I don't want to install too many versions of ...
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Compiling Bitcoin Core v0.10.0 on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to compile Bitcoin Core v0.10.0 on Ubuntu 20.04, but then I get the following error: rpcserver.cpp: In function ‘void StartRPCThreads()’: rpcserver.cpp:594:77: error: no matching function ...
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Failed to start bitcoin daemon using Ubuntu 20.04

Hey I keep getting this error everytime I run sudo systemctl enable --now bitcoind Job for bitcoind.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status ...
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Cannot connect to slushpool with bfgminer

I am a complete newbie and just want to see how mining works in principle. No profit required. I have created an account on slushpool and have username and password. Then I go to my Ubuntu machine (a ...
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Problem with the first Initialization of my LN node, dial tcp my-external-ip:9735: connect: connection timed out

Background I was following 402 Payment Required's LN video and everything was good until the moment of the first Initialization of my LN node. I got an error: dial tcp my-external-ip:9735: connect: ...
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Installation instrucion the for bitcoin core (tar.gz file from bitcoin.org in Linux/Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.)

There are many discussions going on as there is a lack of a simple tutorial as to how to install Bitcoin Core (GUI) on Linux distributions, i.e Ubuntu 18.04. Bitcoin.org offers the tar.gz file (i.e. ...
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How to upgrade Bitcoin Core from 0.18 to 0.20 on Ubuntu 18.04?

I've installed Bitcoin Core on Ubuntu 18.04 (CLI). Now, the version 0.20 of Bitcoin Core is released and I want to upgrade my server to it, but it seems the new version is not included in PPA yet. May ...
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How do I connect to the Electrs index?

Goal: My goal is to be able to have my own local blockchain indexed so I can perform searches based on public keys. Blockchain: wget https://bitcoincore.org/bin/bitcoin-core-0.19.1/bitcoin-0.19.1-...
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Why is there currently no bitcoin package in Debian?

Why is the bitcoin package currently not in Debian? And how to help get it back in there? It'd make it a lot easier for more people to run a full node with this. https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/...
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Cannot cross-compile for Windows from Ubuntu 18.04

I have been at this for ages now and I am unable to cross-compile Bitcoin-Core 0.19.1 on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine (not a VM). I follow these exact instructions: sudo apt install build-essential ...
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I tried installing Bitcoin on a Ubuntu 18.4 server. The status of the Block is still in 0 even after two days of installation

I tried installing Bitcoin on a Ubuntu 18.4 server. After installing the Bitcoin core, I started Bitcoin-diamond. The status of the Block is still in 0 even after two days of installation. I want to ...
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Configure esplora to point to the bitcoind servers ip address - Part 3

Continuing on from this post: Configure esplora to point to the bitcoind servers ip address - Part 2 Trying to run cargo run --release --bin electrs -- -vvv --daemon-dir ~/.bitcoin, but it kept ...
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Configure esplora to point to the bitcoind servers ip address - Part 2

Continuing on from this post: Configure esplora to point to the bitcoind servers ip address Trying to run cargo run --release --bin electrs -- -vvv --daemon-dir ~/.bitcoin, but it kept saying that ...
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How to resolve Bitcoin Daemon Warning of last 100 blocks have unexpected version message?

When I run my bitcoin daemon on ubuntu I get the follow warning message. How do I resolve this? And I just pruned my blockchain to 5gb if that affects anything. progress=1.000000 cache=40.4MiB(...
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Launch bitcoind at startup on Ubuntu

I have bitcoind installed on my VPS runing Ubuntu 18.04, and I want to configure it to launch bitcoind on startup. What the best way to do so with my configuration ?
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Configure esplora to point to the bitcoind servers ip address

I have 2 servers running: Ubuntu 18.04 running bitcoind daemon (v0.18.1 full blockchain synchronized) Ubuntu 18.04 running esplora (the local single page website works, but it has no data from the ...
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Automatically restarting bitcoind five minutes after reboot on ubuntu

How can I run bitcoind automatically five minutes after restart? So far I have crontab set up to reboot my computer every morning at 4AM (it runs into issues when it stays on for more than a couple ...
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oclvanitygen not compiling

I am trying to compile oclvanitygen because I have an Nvidia GTX 1080 that would most likely be helpful for this. I'm using the Windows Subsystem for Linux with Ubuntu 18.04. I tried this command: ...
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How to move only "blocks" and "chainstate" folders on an external USB hard-drive while running Bitcoin Client on connected laptop with Ubuntu?

I have experience with secure-copy and secure-download but how do I move only the Bitcoin Client "blocks" and "chainstate" folders within the home directory of Ubuntu 18.04 to an external USB hard-...
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Installation of Bitcoin Core 0.18.0 on Ubuntu 18.04.2 error

I used "sudo snap install bitcoin-core" and it appeared to install fine except I get the error: "Failed to launch 'Bitcoin Core' Desktop file didn't specify Exec Field." Did I do something wrong? ...
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Can't reach remote bitcoin rpc server

I got vps with ubuntu 18.04 with ssh access and bitoind set up on it. This is my bitcoin.conf file: testnet=1 prune=35840 maxconnections=12 muxuploadtarget=20 daemon=1 server=1 rpcclienttimeout=5000 ...
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How to Bitcoin Core daemon start automatically each time your reboot your computer.?

In the official document of bitcoin.org, they ask to use an init script instead of cron job, see the init scripts directory in Bitcoin Core’s source tree. But the link is not working Bitcoin Core’s ...
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bitcoin-qt and ubuntu 18.10

bitcoin-qt worked well on Ubuntu 18.04, after the upgrade to 18.10 it won't start anymore. Can't find any hints in log-files. Help appreciated! kr Heinz
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BitcoinCore Ubuntu buiild error: ‘relative’ is not a member of ‘fs’

I'm trying to build Bitcoin core client on an LinuxMint. I'm having the following error(which have not encountered before, while making it on MSWindows or another Linux machine) in make process, right ...
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free up space by deleting blocks

I've run into an issue where a bitcoin partition reached 100%. I created a new partition and try to move the whole Bitcoin directory over, but I seem to be handicapped by "no space left on device" ...
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Issue on configuring the bitcoin core build on Ubuntu-18.0.4

I am trying to configure the bitcoin core build , as I use make , I received the following issue . ~/Desktop/bitcoin$ make Making all in src make[1]: Entering directory '/home/fu/Desktop/bitcoin/src'...
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Bitcoin regtest mining

I wonder if I can do mining with Bitcoin-0.16.1 in regtest mode, just for simulating mainnet situation where there are new blocks coming in constantly. I am aware that I can use generate to generate ...
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Does bitcoin 0.16.1 work with Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Windows 10?

Does the bitcoin core for ubuntu work with windows 10 WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) command line? What issues are there if any since its install the ubuntu version under windows 10.
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How to solve error: Incorrect or no genesis block found. Wrong datadir for network?

I am making my own alt-coin, and I have mined the first genesis block hash(after some time), Merkle hash, nnonce and time. I am running on Ubuntu14.04. But when I run ./bitcoind I get this error ...
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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?
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How to get Ledger Nano S to work in an Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I installed the ledger manager on Ubuntu VirtualBox, but I can't see any of my USB devices. My host OS is Windows 10. How do I get this to work?
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