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Why is a bitcoin node pruned to 550MB taking up 10GB+?

A pruned node deletes historical block chain data it already validated. However the blocks are not the only data stored by a node. In order to be able to validate blocks a node needs to maintain a ...
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Is it possible to run Bitcoin Core (GUI) at the same time as bitcoind?

There is no way to have them run at the same time. bitcoin-qt is an entirely separate binary that contains the entire contents of bitcoind in addition all of the GUI things. It cannot operate on an ...
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How to update Bitcoin Core if compiled from source?

When updating, just recompile, shut down the running bitcoind, install the new one, and start it again. The configuration file should be compatible, but it may be good to read the release notes of the ...
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Loading wallet produces "last wallet synchronisation goes beyond pruned data" after a few days on a pruned bitcoin core node

As the error message says, the blocks that the wallet needs to rescan are no longer known by your node as they have been pruned away. There are only two ways to avoid this error: turn off pruning, or ...
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Verify Hash from bitaddress.org without the original HTML file

Obtain the HTML containing the javascript. $ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/pointbiz/bitaddress.org/master/bitaddress.org.html --2024-02-16 12:19:23-- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/...
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How to replicated the 256 MiB memory "Bare Minimum" setup of `bitcoind` from bitcoin.org

256 MiB seems extremely low; I very much doubt that will work. Still, Bitcoin Core has documentation on how to run in low-memory environments: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/reduce-...
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Is it possible to run Bitcoin Core (GUI) at the same time as bitcoind?

As others have written, you cannot use bitcoin-qt and bitcoind with the same directory at the same time, because both require exclusive access. While the situation certainly is imperfect, you could ...
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Is it possible to run Bitcoin Core (GUI) at the same time as bitcoind?

I will open [the GUI] only when I actively need to do a Bitcoin transfer. I would consider one of $ bitcoin-cli sendtoaddress "[address]" [amount] Something like sparrow which supports A ...
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How do I stop Bitcoin Core from interrupting me with the "Loading wallets..." window?

If you are running the interactive GUI application bitcoin-qt you should expect to see GUI alerts. If instead you run the background daemon version bitcoind, and run it in daemon mode, I would expect ...
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LND make install Error 127

Your shell cannot find the go binary in the PATH thats because when you use sudo the command is run in a new environment and some environment variable can not be there like PATH Here is how to fix ...
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