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bitcoin-cli not found on OSX

It's as simple as running brew install bitcoin assuming you are on macOSX and have brew installed.
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bitcoin-cli not found on OSX

There is a bitcoin-cli available for OSX. I also ran into this issue, and it is because I missed one of the setup steps. Here they are for posterity! Install Xcode: $ xcode-select --install ...
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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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bitcoin-cli not found on OSX

There it's no bitcoin-cli built in the dmg file for mac os. (Unless you compile it yourself, nor is there a bitcoind from my understanding) You can execute RPC commands using the built in options ...
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Is it possible to use bitcoin core on Mac OS Sierra saving the data on the network drive?

Core (more specific levelDB, the database library used) does not support network drives. Also, the UTXO access (chainstate) must be as fast as possible and should run on an internal drive, ideally an ...
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bitcoind won't run on macos

Ok, I figured it out after some googling: On ARM, macOS refuses to run any binary that isn't signed, and the ones in the tgz download obviously aren't: codesign -d -vvv --entitlements :- bin/bitcoind ...
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How exactly do I run the -rescan command for bitcoin-qt from console on a Mac?

Method 1 Open "Finder". Press Cmd + Shift + G Paste this: ~/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin Edit bitcoin.conf with TextEdit Add this line: rescan=1 Save it, then run Bitcoin-qt. After you ...
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Can I run Trezor Wallet against my own local node on OSX?

Bitcore fork from SatoshiLabs is indeed available only for 64-bit linux. You can try to build the necessary binaries yourself and then update the npm install scripts in bitcore, but that is very hard....
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bitcoin-cli not found on OSX

this should get you up and running with bitcoind on mac osx https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/build-osx.md
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Does mining without a realistic chance of solving a block provide any benefit to the network?

TL;DR: Mining is heavy duty number crunching, your iMac is useless for that. Running a node helps the network and gives you your own copy of the blockchain. Your iMac should probably be able to do ...
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Decrypting Bitcoin Core wallet with password that contains special characters

There have previously been issues with entering passphrases that contain non-ascii characters, however these all were related to how the terminal processes those characters before Bitcoin Core does. ...
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Error compile bitcoin mac OS

I had the same issue, seems like the problem is that I had both qt5 and qt6 installed, and it used qt6. Try running: brew uninstall qt brew install qt5
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Prevented from running Bitcoin Core on macOS

Doesn't that prompt allow you to edit your security settings? You can go into security settings-> general and enable software from "App store and identified developers". If I'm not ...
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bitcoind won't run on macos

since the binaries are not signed, macOS prevents their execution how to check: $ codesign -v -d bitcoin-qt bitcoin-qt: code object is not signed at all Self-sign as follows and you are good to go: $ ...
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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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Can I move my wallet.dat from Ubuntu to Mac OS?

If you are using release binaries, yes. You must make sure to shut down Bitcoin Core cleanly before moving the file over, though. If you're using self-compiled versions, this is only possible if both ...
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How do I verify the GPG sig for Litecoin Core?

Here is what I did to get this to work Copy the public key (found here) to a file. I called it litecoin.public.key. Then run the following commands: gpg --import litecoin.public.key gpg --verify ...
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Compiling Bitcoin Core 0.21.1 on Apple M1 architecture

I ran into the same problem on tag v0.21.1 on my M1 macbook pro (Big Sur 11.4). It turned out that i COULD "make /depends" on master. Then, however, even on master currently, "./...
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macOS Monterey refuses to open Bitcoin Core.app because Apple cannot check it for malicious software

Okay! The old way still works: In the Finder on your Mac, locate the app you want to open. Control-click the app icon, then choose Open from the shortcut menu. Click Open.
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How to install bitcoin-cli on MacOS?

This will install bitcoind and bitcoin-cli: $ brew install bitcoin This is how you install Bitcoin Core (MacOS app with UI): $ brew install --cask bitcoin-core
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How to get started with bitcoin-cli on macOS?

Is running bitcoind necessary to run bitcoin-cli? No, you can use bitcoin-cli with bitcoin-qt but you must first tell bitcoin-qt to listen for requests from blitcoin-cli - it does not do this by ...
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How can I use the RPC API on Mac?

However, even when I enabled RPC server, when I use curl command which is specified on this wiki page: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/API_reference_(JSON-RPC), it doesn't return any result. You need to ...
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How to set up my Bitcoin RPC address once ive installed bitcoin core?

If Bitcoin Core on Mac is similar to Windows, you need only to find or create the configuration file and add the rpcuser and rpcpassword entries to specify values for your login and password. Then ...
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I run a full node. Is there a desktop client to connect to this full node?

There are a few android wallets that can. For desktop i guess you could run a bitcoin-qt in pruning and blockonly mode to make it as lightweight as possible. Make a whitelisted connection to your full ...
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Is RPC Miner still the preferred BTC mining software for a Mac?

He didn't answer your question, but he gave you more useful information. I mine with Mac. I use the Mac Pro (3,1 4,1 5,1). Even with these machines which are orders of magnitude faster than your ...
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Is RPC Miner still the preferred BTC mining software for a Mac?

Mining bitcoin with a CPU/GPU is now basically impossible, the network is secured by ASIC machines that are many orders of magnitude more efficient than a CPU/GPU miner could be. You could plug your ...
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Where is bitcoin.conf location on MacOS with Bitcoin core v0.15.1

Bitcoin.conf usually arent come with it so you have to make one manually by making a file and naming it bitcoin.conf After you made it, you can use the link below to use the configuration as template ...
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Where to store coins while I do a factory reset on my computer?

Good solution is to save your wallet datas Depend on what type of wallet your using, if it electrum then you can save and write down the seeds If it the core (developer) version then you can go into ...
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How do I get my Bitcoin Core to rescan for a different wallet.dat file on OSX?

The QT terminal (RPC) rescan option will be available in 0.16 (not release by the time of writing). https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/7061 Manual rescans should generally not be required, ...
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