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When I try to download Bitcoin Core on MacOS it says "Apple cannot check it for malicious software"? Is it safe to download?

As mentioned by Andrew, this is due to macOS' enforcement of notarization requirements. This can be bypassed by right clicking on the application, then selecting Open - A dialog will popup warning you ...
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how to install Bitcoin and bitcoin cash on the same ubuntu server?

I was able to successfully install Bitcoin ABC on Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS, alongside Bitcoin Core, using these instructions: Download the appropriate binary from here: https://download.bitcoinabc.org/ ...
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Which binaries are required to run a headless node?

TL;DR: you don't need any binaries except the ones you want to invoke. Let me go over your list: SHA256SUMS.asc: a PGP signed SHA256SUMS file with the SHA256 checksums of all distributed files. The ...
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Install bitcoin core on raspberry pi 3

It does work. Yes you need an external HD for the blockchain data (unless you want to run a pruned node) and Raspian is fine. In my opinion the best tutorial for setting up a full node on RP3 is ...
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How does one install Bitcoin Core on a CentOs server?

There is an rpm family for Centos 7 - and remember you will need at least 300 GB of hard drive space to keep it running for a while - and the blockchain itself is approaching 200 GB alone. it hits ...
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How do you install blackcoin on a headless server or VPS?

You may need to slightly modify the following steps for your needs: ssh or log into the machine Make sure that git is installed. sudo apt-get install git Clone the github repo git clone https://...
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git checkout v0.16.3 gives error

That error likely means that you have not done a git pull or git fetch. Those are required so that you can pull down the latest source code and tags so you can then do git checkout.
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Building Bitcoin from Source on MAC OSX 10.9

As explained in the file doc/build-osx.md, before running make, you first need to run ./autogen.sh and ./configure.
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Installation troubles... Compiling from source code on a mac book pro

I ran the ./configure without the -with-gui=qt5 option and the installation went through fine. btw, this was on MAC OS X Yosemite (Version 10.10.5).
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Bitcoin-qt on Elementary OS Loki

Thanks a alot - I found the solution: This worked perfectly: apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin-...
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How to run QBitNinja Server locally?

No, it is not possible. QBitNinja is too tightly coupled with Azure, that means vendor-locked. See this issue for a recent attempt to decouple it.
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Step by Step instructions on installing Bitcoin Core 0.14 on Raspberry Pi Zero and 1/2/3?

This is a guide I used to install a full node on a Raspberry Pi 3B with 1GB of RAM. You have to compile the code and therefore need a RAM swap on an external HDD. Make sure it is mounted correctly, or ...
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Install Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash

You need to compile them from source or download their binary. Since they both use the same port, you will need to start one of them with -listen=0 command-line argument. Please see this discussion on ...
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How to verify the Bitcoin core software?

The verification you are referring to applies to the installer file you downloaded. The verification instructions for Windows can be found here. The instructions for other operating systems are on the ...
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Does GNOME or KDE desktop enviroment matter, at running a BitcoinCore node?

The particular desktop environment does not have a direct impact as long as you have the necessary libraries for running Qt applications. On Debian (or Debian-Based distributions, such as Ubuntu) the ...
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Newbie question, bitcoind installation doubte

The problem with running a network facing daemon as root, is that if in the future there is an exploit found for that daemon then potentially an attacker could execute code on your machine as root. ...
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Migrating from bitcoin core to bitcoind

They are identical in functionality, data store, and wallet storage. You can run one or the other, but not both at one time (this will throw an error if you attempt it).
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Where can I find Armory 92.3 for download?

A version for XP can be downloaded from github. This is actually 93.3 not 92.3. It says "Armory 0.93.3 for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8+ (64-bit)" I have not used this version and cannot vouch for it in ...
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Depends: libgcc-s1 (>=3.0) but it is not installable (Bitcoind wallet dependency problem on Debian)

You probably need a newer version of gcc. This helped me fix for Ubuntu: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1140183/install-gcc-9-on-ubuntu-18-04 TL&DR: adds custom PPA repo so you will able to ...
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Upgrade bitcoin-core on Ubuntu

Should I have "installed" the contents of the lib, share and include directories? If not how are they being seen/referenced while in their extracted location? Bitcoin Core doesn't need &...
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Unable to `make` libbitcoin on Debian VPS

Some background on this error can be found here: link. To fix it, you could either subtract 1 from the length being copied, or disable the warning. However, this library is certainly not maintained. ...
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Error while installing libwally

I think you need to use ElementsProject/secp256k1-zkp rather than bitcoin-core/secp256k1. The Elements fork has a lot of extra modules used by libwally, including that missing s2c file (sign-to-...
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Does bitcoin 0.16.1 work with Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Windows 10?

it should work, but filesystem access from within WSL might be slower then using the windows server. There are some benchmarks available. Perhaps another alternative to consider would be running ...
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How to verify the Bitcoin core software?

If you get here like I did, trying to remember where the signatures of the various releases are stored/attested-to, it's at https://github.com/bitcoin-core/gitian.sigs There, you'll find the manifests ...
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How to install and run an official Bitcoin wallet on Ubuntu?

I'm not sure if this package is official Bitcoin-com-wallet-3.6.0-linux64.tar.gz. I suggest you to download from https://bitcoin.org. There are several wallet programs for desktop, web, mobile, etc. ...
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Will upgrading to a new version of Bitcoin Core leave my wallet intact?

In the case that you mean "install" instead of download: Yes, it should not interfere with the wallet.dat at all, and the new version of Bitcoin Core will continue to work with it. Regardless of your ...
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Update (or is it an upgrade?) from 12.0 to 13.2

Ok it seems you are running on Debian Jessie. No you cannot simply do sudo apt-get .... You can either download the binaries from somewhere, or you can build the binaries from source. I personally ...
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Can't install Bitcoin

download it from the official website : https://bitcoin.org/en/download for windows 64 bit: https://bitcoin.org/bin/bitcoin-core-0.13.1/bitcoin-0.13.1-win64-setup.exe
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Move BC before/after reformatting

You can just copy your wallet.dat from your local wallet directory. If using windows it will be in %appdata%/Bitcoin. After reformatting download a fresh copy of Bitcoin Core and replace the wallet....
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error durring the bitcoincore installation

Your on debian the bitcoin PPA only works on ubuntu. See this guide to build it on debian. https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/build-unix.md
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