Questions tagged [ubuntu]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
9
votes
3answers
5k views

How to limit the debug.log file while running bitcoind?

The debug.log file is getting pretty big on bitcoind. How do you limit the size of the file? I'm on Ubuntu 12.
2
votes
2answers
492 views

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'...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
534 views

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? ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

Why does my local blockchain keep getting corrupted if I use VirtualBox?

I have the full blockchain downloaded on a local USB external drive. This works fine if accessed directly from the host machine (Ubuntu-Desktop). However, If I try to load bitcoind from a VirtualBox ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Bitcoind as a service (open at start)

regards. I have bitcoind installed on my VPS using ubuntu 18.04 server, and I want to configure it to autostart when system starts, I know two options to make it happend, the first is this: ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

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(...
0
votes
1answer
499 views

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/...
0
votes
2answers
84 views

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-...
20
votes
6answers
24k views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
217 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

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: ...
16
votes
8answers
10k views

How to check Bitcoind block chain download progress level

I have installed bitcoind on ubuntu server, and when I run screen -x for btc it says error -10 blockchain is downloading. How do I know the progress level? currently 125600 blocks are downloaded, but ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

Ubuntu - Show active connections?

How can I see how many active connections there are on Linux?
7
votes
2answers
2k views

No menu in Ubuntu bitcoin-qt

When I run bitcoin-qt on Ubuntu 12.04, I see this: As you can see, there is no menu on the top menu bar. There is the "beginning" of a menu with the word "Bitcoin" but there are no "File", "Settings"...
0
votes
2answers
746 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
296 views

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? ...
4
votes
4answers
11k views

Running a command line bitcoin CPU miner on ubuntu for slush's pool

I don't intend to do this long term as I am pretty sure the cost of the power would exceed the earnings, this is more for educational purposes. What I'm looking for is a command line miner for Ubuntu. ...
1
vote
1answer
209 views

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
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Ubuntu bitcoin PPA

Since bitcoin is a software package that involves "real" money (inasmuch as any currency is "real"), I know there are major incentives for unscrupulous people to build backdoors into software related ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Is the connection problem between the Fork Litecoin wallets?

Recently, I decided to check how Litecoin wallets work on UBUNTU and found how to create the Fork Litecoin according to the Instructions. I have two computers, both have a VMware virtual machine ...
7
votes
2answers
9k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
614 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
320 views

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" ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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?
0
votes
1answer
116 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
7k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
175 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
756 views

Trouble compiling CopperLark on Ubuntu 12.04

I am having trouble compiling the Copperlark source on Ubuntu 12.04. I run the following command: Код: [Выделить] make -f makefile.unix USE_UPNP=- which fails on this error: /root/CopperLarkSrc/...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

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?
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
7
votes
7answers
17k views

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 ...
2
votes
5answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
578 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
23k views

How do you install cgminer on ubuntu

I have downloaded cgminer for linux and uncompressed it and tried to run it but clicking on the executable file does nothing it is marked as executable and still does not run. Is there something else ...
2
votes
0answers
411 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
347 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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
1
vote
0answers
112 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
104 views

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:...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

Neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect my Zeusminer Blizzard. (Ubuntu/Linux/Mint)

I'm having trouble getting my Zeusminer Blizzard running; neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect it. Here are the results of lsusb: Bus 001 Device 025: ID 10c4:ea60 Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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)....
2
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...