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Questions tagged [ubuntu]

Questions about Bitcoin in the context of the Ubuntu Linux distribution.

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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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Bitcoin windows build error: ceil not a member of std::

I am using these bitcoin build notes to build a QT wallet for windows using Ubuntu 16.04 subsystem for windows. At the final step when I use sudo make I receive the error: chainparams.cpp:92:57: ...
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Can't compile bitcoin-qt on Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu in a virtual machine I've cloned the git the source code of Bitcoin. I want to compile in Ubuntu. But something seems to go wrong. Makefile:3678: recipe for target 'install-...
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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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lightning-rpc': Connection refused

I am setup my lightning network on ubuntu by using instructions below: https://docs.google.com/document/d/195oDM7wG-Kkx073R1B6GhiqsMIwAxNx9BEA3Fsfpnw0/edit?usp=sharing I have a trouble in step 18, ...
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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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How can I cross-compile bitcoin-qt.exe 0.8.6 on Ubuntu for Windows?

I need a guide for compile windows binaries file bitcoin-qt.exe 0.8.6 (that including all nesessary libs - "static") on my Ubuntu 16.04. Where can I find it? I find it for bitcoin-qt 0.12 and higher, ...
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How to update and older version of electrum on ubuntu 17?

I used the following commands to install electrum: sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-pyqt5 python3-pip sudo pip3 install https://download.electrum.org/3.0.5/Electrum-3.0.5.tar.gz For ...
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Error getting bitcoin block to process from DB

i am installing a full node on a linux server and i'm trying to connect to bitcoin with BIFROST(https://github.com/stellar/go/tree/master/services/bifrost) but i am getting the error below which ...
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Changing wallet password using double quotation marks turn out to be mysterious (Qtum Core)

I installed Qtum core in my Ubuntu 16.04 server and generated my wallet, and encrypted it. For the test purpose, I changed the password using the command like below. I typed below command to change ...
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Why does Bitcoin Ubuntu PPA not have older releases?

After many years of old school installations today I took the "easy" path - I decided to use Bitcoin PPA. I wanted to install 0.15.0 and of course the end result is I spent more time because this ...
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What is the smallest ubuntu virtualbox image to run cryptocurrency software on?

I'm looking to do all my crypto related stuff like storing coins and managing my coin wallets inside a virtualbox. I plan to use ubuntu as it seems most friendly with many crypto coins. What is the ...
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Antminer S9 - set up Ubuntu

I wonder is it possible to install Ubuntu or any Debian operating system on miner so that I could get shell access like to usual server(setting up LAMP stack later)? I tried googling but I can't ...
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Errors when running bitcoind at startup

Hi i've built bitcoin core 0.15 from source and am trying to get it to run at startup. I've used the bitcoind.conf file found in the bitcoin core repository https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/...
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Switching back and forth between Bitcoin ABC and Core nodes (Ubuntu)

I need to get my pre-fork BCH and the only way to do this turned out to be through Bitcoin ABC client. How do I switch from a Bitcoin Core node installed on Ubuntu to a Bitcoin ABC node and again to ...
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To run bitcoin core testnet on Ubuntu 16.04

How can I run Bitcoin core testnet version on ubuntu 16.04 platform ? I am getting so many reference about how to run bitcoin core mainnet but it will take around 20 days to synchronize with the ...
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How to compile Bitcoin-Qt as an .exe on Ubuntu?

After struggeling with the dependencies for a while, I finally managed to compile Bitcoin-Qt on my Ubuntu machine. I used the following commandos for compiling: ./autogen.sh ./configure -with-gui ...
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How do I install Bitcoin Armory in Ubuntu 17.04?

I am trying desperately to install the latest version of Armory on a fresh install of Ubuntu 17.04. I tried in Debian Jessie first, but something failed and it would not run correctly. Reinstalled my ...
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Installing bitcoind as a dependency on travis-ci

I'm trying to install bitcoind as a dependency on travis-ci. Here is my .travis.yml file: language: scala scala: - 2.11.7 notifications: on_success: change on_failure: change before_install:...
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How to mine through AntPool from an Ubuntu laptop without extra hardware [duplicate]

I am trying to learn how bitcoin-mining and mining-pools work. So I opened an account in AntPool. But I could not understand how to start mining to the pool? I found lots of explanations about special ...
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Compiling an ALTCOIN on Ubuntu, getting errors during make

Hi I am compiling an ALTCOIN forked from another coin, I'm using Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS via SSH from a remotely hosted server. I believe I installed all dependencies because I have already compiled ...
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How to compile coins from github? (linux mint/ubuntu)

I tried to install a couple of coins from GitHub code, but none succeeded. For example, this (or other): https://github.com/muddafudda/PayCon Please step-by step guide
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Where is the configuration file?

This is strange! The documentation on running the Bitcoin daemon on a Ubuntu machine is clear. The configuration file is supposed to be at $HOME/.bitcoin/ location. And yet, I cannot locate it! I ...
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bitcoin-cli can't connect to server

I'm trying to put up a simple system for some penetration tests. I have an Ubuntu server 16.04.1 with apache2 and bitcoin. all running "Hiddn service" through tor (and bitcoind proxied 127.0.0.1:9050)....
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Can't run Bitcoin Core 0.13.1

I have been running Bitcoin Core 0.12.1 for many months - using Ubuntu (Linux). Decided to upgrade to SegWit version - 0.13.1 - today. Downloaded and extracted the files (on my Ubuntu / Linux system)...
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Can I actually profit from bitcoin mining on my PC? [duplicate]

My PC is kind of power hungry but it's also quite powerful too I was wondering if I might be able to profit from bitcoin mining without a mining rig, even if the profits are small. Relevant Specs: ...
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How to install Electrum wallet in an offline Linux computer?

So I want to play with the Electrum wallet, but as Cold Storage. Then what I plan to do is to install a raw Ubuntu 16.04 LTS into a computer "A" which I will never plug to the internet. So, with ...
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Can I move my wallet.dat from Ubuntu to Mac OS?

I want to run Bitcoin Core on Mac OS. Can I move my existing wallet.dat file from Ubuntu and use it in Mac OS? I am using Bitcoin Core.
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GPU mining slows down my ubuntu

I'm trying to mine using my CPU and GPU. When the CPU is set to use all its cores, I have no problems, but when I use my GPU, my desktop gets way too slow because unity uses it too I think, so I need ...
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How can I use Bitcoind on Ubuntu if I installed from PPA?

I have two transactions that won't go through. The first one I I sent with a zero transaction fee by accident and the second one I I sent with a fee of .00022324. Neither is going through. I read ...
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How to check Bitcoind is mining?

I am still very new to Bitcoin. I installed bitcoind on my Ubuntu server as described on bitcoin.org. After installation I issued bitcoind -daemon and the tool started to download/get the ...
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Armory cannot find bitcoin installation in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Bitcoin Core version v0.11.2.0-g7e27892 (64-bit) at /usr/bin/bitcoin-qt. After that I installed armory 0.93.3-beta-e59e10d38c. When I launch armory it says "cannot find bitcoin ...
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What causes the wallet functions to be disabled?

I have run bitcoind as a server on one host. On a second host, I have configured bitcoin-cli to interact with bitcoind. However, all wallet commands are now disabled with this new configuration. ...
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Why is my bitcoind daemon not listening on RPC port at 8332?

I have read a similar post which had no answer at this location. I am trying to use bitcoin-cli from a host that different from the host that runs bitcoind. I also would be happy with being able to ...
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ubuntu usb drivers to run bfgminer

Been racking the brain forever, ubuntu noob, but wiped W7 for Ubuntu, updated and upgraded, checked out bfgminer and cgminer, both when running good .bat file with good pool, but they say no device? ...
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Which command line software tools are required to mine litecoin

I have compiled litecoin core and am currently running litecoind which is downloading the blockchain. What other command-line tools do I need in order to mine litecoin without a GUI? And what are the ...
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Does this mean it's mining? [duplicate]

I'm using my personal computer and trying to mine bitcoins. I'm rather new to this and was wondering if I did everything alright. Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu - Show active connections?

How can I see how many active connections there are on Linux?
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Why won't my bitcoin miner detect any of my hardware?

I recently set up a bitcoin miner on my gaming pc just to test it out and I can't seem to get it working. I am using bfgminer on Ubuntu and when I start it up it says this: NO DEVICES FOUND: Press 'M'...
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Electrum + Trezor - Rename address labels only allows one label to be defined

Using Electrum 2.3.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with a Trezor (firmware 1.3.3), I'm having trouble with the account labels. When I rename an account, it displays the new label. However, when I rename another ...
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Ubuntu. (blockchain of version 0.9.3 compatible with 0.10.1?)

I have version 0.9.3 of bitcoind on my Ubuntu server and I want to upgrade to 0.10.1, I have nothing in my wallet. Does the blockchain 0.9.3 compatible with 0.10.1? Do I have anything to keep from ...
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bitcoin core 0.10.1 upgrade stuck syncing

I just upgraded from Bitcoin Core 0.9 to 0.10.1 on Ubuntu 14.4 after being gone for a few months (blockchain data is from February). When I loaded up bitcoin-qt, it seemed to be working fine and ...
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How do I print unspent transaction outputs of an address using pybitcointools

I am a beginner looking to write a simple program that takes an input (address) and prints the unspent amount in it. I copied some code from chapter 4 of Mastering Bitcoin to generate a random ...
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Trouble running bitcoin unit tests with test_bitcoin on Ubuntu

From Bitcoin Core's test directory (bitcoin/src/test), the executable test_bitcoin is supposed to run the unit tests. When I run test_bitcoin, however, I get: replication requires locking support ...