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Questions tagged [ubuntu]

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

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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 ...
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How do I build Bitcoin from source in Linux?

I am running an Ubuntu Virtualbox, how do I build Bitcoin from source and run it in this environment? I'm using the build notes from the bitcoin core github and I get the following errors when trying ...
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How to upgrade Bitcoin daemon in ubuntu 12.04?

I am currently having Bitcoin daemon version 0.9.0 and bitcoind getinfo shows error like "Upgrade required" { "version" : 90000, ... "errors" : "URGENT: Upgrade required: see https://www.bitcoin.org/...
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dogecoind won't read conf

I'm having issues starting dogecoind after compiling in ubuntu 12.04 x64 running in VirtualBox on win 7 ultimate x64 here's what i've tried from inside dogecoin/src after make -f makefile.unix: sudo ...
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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 can I recover from a corrupted blkindex.dat on Ubuntu 12.10?

I've installed Bitcoin-Qt after a clean WUBI install, and installed Bitcoin-Qt directly. Now it suddenly says "Error loading blkindex.dat". I assume my blkindex.dat file is corrupted, and I tried ...
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Installing Bitcoin-Qt on Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I have downloaded Bitcoin-Qt, but I don't think it has installed itself. The instructions say "download and install" the software, but I'm afraid I need instructions that are ...
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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 build Bitcoin from source on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal?

We have this detailed tutorial for Lucid Lynx, but somehow it doesn't work for Natty. We also have a similar question but it is too broad and the solution there isn't complete enough to work. I ...
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How to securly move bitcoins from a wallet.dat file to a paper wallet? [duplicate]

I have an old wallet.dat file with a few Bitcoins. It is stored in an isolated computer that is not connected to the internet. I would like to get rid of the wallet.dat file, and move all the ...
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Ubuntu - Show active connections?

How can I see how many active connections there are on Linux?
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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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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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Miners dogpiling on one device

I've built a mining rig running Ubuntu 11.10 with 3 Radeon 6850 GPUs. When I run ./poclbm.py without any arguments, it returns the list of available devices as... [0] Barts [1] Barts [2] Barts [3] ...