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What you are requesting is described as computing the Wallet Import Format for that private key: http://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Wallet_import_format Using your example: 1.) Take a private key (Below is the HEX representation of binary value) 7542FB6685F9FD8F37D56FAF62F0BB4563684A51539E4B26F0840DB361E0027C 2.) Add a 0x80 byte in front of it ...


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When building the source use: ./configure --enable-cpumining && make At the end of the configure stage you will see a list of what has been enabled, like this: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ cgminer 2.9.6 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Configuration Options ...


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CPU mining is no longer supported. See CGMiner FAQ: Q: What happened to CPU mining? A: Being increasingly irrelevant for most users, and a maintenance issue, it is no longer under active development and will not be supported. No binary builds supporting CPU mining will be released. Virtually all remaining users of CPU mining are as back ends ...


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There are several options for Mining Bitcoins some of these are no longer profitable, but for the sake of being thorough here they are in order of efficiency lowest to highest: Methods CPU Mining (minerd) GPU Mining (cgminer, bfgminer) FPGA Mining (Custom software - https://github.com/fpgaminer/Open-Source-FPGA-Bitcoin-Miner) ASIC Mining (cgminer, bfgminer,...


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Just some thoughts: As of the time of writing the main net's full blockchain size is 21,670,092,800 bytes, a bit more than 20 GB, that is. So you should have way more disk space that just 20-30 GB. A Raspberry Pi runs with an SD. SD is known for its limited rewriting capabilities (it's not a heavy duty storage solution, it will bite the dust after a while) ...


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Bitcoin has only 8 active connections Correction: it has 8 outbound connections. By default, it can also accept up to 117 inbound connections which port Port 8333, TCP how should I tell Bitcoin-qt to use the forwarded port? Don't need to.


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Type "ldconfig" to update the links


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You can run a Raspberry Pi with bitcoind no problem. I have several Pi's running bitcoind in various locations and some of them have over 100 connections. Use a 64GB flash card and make sure you have a 512MB swap file. The only limitation you will find is your broadband upload speed , the Pi or it's flashcard will not be the bottlekneck. Use a good quality ...


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BitMinter is an attempt at making just this sort of thing easier and a more pleasant experience. Install Java if you don't have it, e.g. on Ubuntu sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jre icedtea-netx (the icedtea-netx is for Java WebStart) If you will mine in GPUs, install the latest drivers (e.g. from amd.com) If you will mine on FPGA/ASIC, give yourself access ...


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did you look at bitcoind? It does everything you are looking for. -port= Listen for connections on (default: 8333 or testnet: 18333) -walletnotify= Execute command when a wallet transaction changes (%s in cmd is replaced by TxID) -alertnotify= Execute command when a relevant alert is received (%s in cmd is replaced by message) http://...


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.exe files are for windows only. Linux systems do not use the same file extension or file type as windows. I assume you just want to create a Linux binary that can be used on all systems without installing all dependencies. To do that, you can use Bitcoin Core's depends system. Instructions are here: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/tree/master/depends. ...


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Direct command-line access via bitcoind is not available any more. You can get access from the command line via the RPC (Remote Procedure Call) API, e.g. with python. The API calls list is found here. To give a specific example, you can access wallet information via the Python RPC API. Given that the client was booted with rpcuser=user and rpcpassword=pass, ...


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git clone git://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin.git cd bitcoin/src/ make -f makefile.unix sudo cp bitcoind /usr/local/bin


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If you are after bitcoins I wouldn't even spend time on CPU or GPU. It is now difficult with specialized hardware (butterfly labs, kncminer ... ). You can have a look at cloud mining (cexio) as well it is expensive and you have to have bitcoins already but you can buy and sell GH/s and you can actually make more from trading than mining.


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If you don't want to compute the key manually, there's a useful command-line utility for this called bitcoin-tool: $ ./bitcoin-tool \ --input-file <(echo -n 'Hi guys!' | openssl dgst -sha256 -binary) \ --input-format raw \ --input-type private-key \ --network bitcoin \ --output-type private-key-wif \ --output-format base58check \ --public-...


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Change the -datadir flag to a new absolute location. Each instance will follow the bitcoind.conf in their respective directory.


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To find the list of most common commands type bitcoin-cli help for a list of all commands refer to the bitcoin client API.


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First close your client down and then copy the .bitcoin folder that was created in your home directory to the new location where you wish to store the data. Second create a symbolic link using the new path: ln -s /new/path/to/.bitcoin .bitcoin Finally restart the bitcoin client and it will use the blockchain stored at /new/path/to/.bitcoin (or wherever ...


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There is a program called CudaMiner that can be compiled to run on Linux. https://github.com/cbuchner1/CudaMiner/ I've also written some more notes about compiling CudaMiner here http://www.fractured-state.com/2014/03/scrypt-mining-on-aws-nvidia-gpu-with-cudaminer/


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Since this is the first result that pops up on google when searching "bitcoin windows depends build" and the user asked how to build the .exe (but was actually looking for static build instructions on ubuntu) the correct instructions would be to use cross compilation with the depends system as specified in the documentation here: https://github.com/bitcoin/...


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I recommend simply using vanitygen like this: vanitygen -1 1 This will generate a small number of addresses that you can use, as well as their private keys. vanitygen is trivial to install on any POSIX system and is proven to work. Alternatively, you can try bitcoin-bash-tools. Source that from your .bashrc or simply run it, then you can create a new ...


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It's pointless. With that kind of hardware, it would take you on the order of a month to mine a dollar's worth of Bitcoins, and the electricity used would cost you many times that.


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Probably, better to add new user. Simply create new user: # adduser bitcoin1 # adduser bitcoin2 # su -l bitcoin1 -c 'bitcoind' # su -l bitcoin2 -c 'bitcoind'


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From the description you are giving it sounds like you haven't yet synchronized with the network. Before you can start doing anything useful, e.g., see your current balance, the bitcoind client downloads the entire blockchain and verifies it. This may take quite some time and will likely keep your CPU busy until its done. You can check the progress of the ...


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First, you need to compile OpenSSL from the sources. I assume that you've compiled it as it is described in the Bitmessage Forum. That way, OpenSSL including elliptic curves support is installed in /opt/openssl-version. As for the Heartbleed bug that has recently been published, please use the very latest stable version of OpenSSL. Following this ...


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The easiest solution would be to upgrade to the recently released version 0.12.0 which allows running a wallet while in pruning mode (which was not possible with 0.11.2). That way you can limit the required diskspace, still have a fully validating node, and don't need to do update your integration. After the upgrade to 0.12.0 you just start bitcoind with -...


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I recommend reading about the Bitcoin Data Directory. You should also take a look at this answer: How do I specify in which directory Bitcoin blocks and other data should be stored? Basically, all your Bitcoin data is stored in ~/.bitcoin on Linux. Not only can you specify a different location for this directory using -datadir=/some/other/directory, but ...


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The provided approach is correct. A binary itself does not handle any requests. When you run bitcoind with separate instances of the config and data directories, the system will create multiple instances of the bitcoind program to execute. Each of these instances is a fully independent bitcoin node, and has no relation to any other instance running on that ...


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There is no need to resolve anything - some miners create arbitrary versions to attempt to speed up the mining process, as it gives them an additional field in the block block header to alter without having to recalculate the merkle root and other fields. This is harmless, provided they aren't producing invalid blocks for version 2, in which case the block ...


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aticonfig respects the settings set in your video card's firmware by your card's manufacturer (frequently, although incorrectly, called a BIOS). However, AMDOverdriveCtrl can clock memory down much farther, depending on the card. Radeon 5xxx, 67xx, and 68xx series cards should be clocked down to 1/3rd of the core speed (ie, 750mhz should have a memory speed ...


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