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To run bitcoin core testnet on Ubuntu 16.04

After having installed Bitcoin core on your machine, run the following command to start synchronising the testnet blockchain bitcoind -testnet -daemon The synchronisation starts as a daemon and runs ...
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How to compile Bitcoin-Qt as an .exe on Ubuntu?

.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 ...
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Configure esplora to point to the bitcoind servers ip address

esplora is just the web ui frontend, you also need to setup the (forked) electrs backend for indexing and for providing the HTTP API that esplora queries. electrs can index the bitcoin block chain ...
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To run bitcoin core testnet on Ubuntu 16.04

getinfo is now deprecated. Use getblockchaininfo instead: bitcoin-cli -testnet getblockchaininfo I don't have 50 reputation to comment. Otherwise, I would've added this as a comment.
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bitcoind no such file or directory when trying to execute on Ubuntu for Raspberry Pi 4

Edit: you’re using the wrong architecture bitcoind binary, gnueabihf means armv7 hard float, which is 32-bit. There are 3 possibilities: Download the correct Bitcoin binary for arm64 architecture (...
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How to check Bitcoind is mining?

Answers to your respective questions: Since 0.12, bitcoind supports cookie file authentication. This means that on startup of bitcoind, a file with a random key in it is created. Anyone who can ...
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Where is the configuration file?

The configuration file is definitely in $HOME/.bitcoin/. If you cannot see it, the most likely explanation is that you have not created it. Just use your favorite text editor to do so. As far as I can ...
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Bitcoin regtest mining

You can build your miner with a bash command: $ while true; do bitcoin-cli -regtest generate 1; sleep 300; done You'l get a block every 5'. If you want a better simulation of mainnet you could use a ...
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Can't reach remote bitcoin rpc server

Please keep in mind that exposing your node's RPC interface to the entire internet is considered to be unsafe. RPCs are not encrypted so anything that you send to your node will be in cleartext for ...
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How to resolve Bitcoin Daemon Warning of last 100 blocks have unexpected version message?

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 ...
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How to compile Bitcoin-Qt as an .exe on Ubuntu?

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 ...
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Can't reach remote bitcoin rpc server

If anyone got problem with reaching bitcoin-rpc server located on vps, the best way in my opinion would be port redirecting over shh. By this command: ssh [user]@[host] -p [port] -L 18332:127.0.0.1:...
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bitcoind 23.0 crashed mysteriously after 2 hours, what do I do next?

I think I found a likely cause of the crashes. I saw some suspicious log messages: [ 6067.607405] blk_update_request: I/O error, dev sda, sector 155782528 op 0x0:(READ) flags 0x0 phys_seg 1 prio class ...
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How to check Bitcoind block chain download progress level

I wanted a nicer output. Based off @o0'. answer ... BC_CURRENT=`./bitcoin-cli getblockcount 2>&1`; BC_HEIGHT=`wget -O - http://blockchain.info/q/getblockcount 2>/dev/null`; perl -E "say ...
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Running a command line bitcoin CPU miner on ubuntu for slush's pool

After spinning-up my Raspberry Pi and registering an account at slushpool I've had success with the following process: sudo apt-get install automake autoconf pkg-config libcurl4-openssl-dev ...
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GPU mining slows down my ubuntu

Mining on a cpu at all is a bad idea, it can and will wear the cpu down, and is ridiculously slow compared to a gpu. Also mining with an Nvidia card isn't the smartest thing either as they are much ...
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Ubuntu Linux -- How do I start bitcoind as a service to run automatically?

I finally end up with this setting for my raspberry nano /etc/systemd/system/bitcoind.service content of the file bitcoind.service [Unit] Description=bitcoin After=network.target [Service] Type=...
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How to check Bitcoind block chain download progress level

here a bash script for see the live progress create a file nano [nom fichier] and copy the code below run script with bash [nom fichier] stop script by type on your keyboard Script : sleepTime=4 #...
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How to check Bitcoind block chain download progress level

tail -f .bitcoin/debug.log You will see the progress % in the end of every line. 2019-05-21T15:53:22Z UpdateTip: new best=00000000000007463022a75f47fbce4832d885cccfddc66b9ae6d332888f825d height=...
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Bitcoin regtest mining

I am answering my own question for those who run into the same situation and for the sake of knowledge sharing. YES you can mine on a regtest network. The difficulty of mining on regtest is extremely ...
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How to Bitcoin Core daemon start automatically each time your reboot your computer.?

The init scripts can be found here: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/tree/master/contrib/init.
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How to gpg verify my bitcoin core download step by step on ubuntu server?

The builder keys file has moved to a different repository. The download verification instructions on the bitcoincore.org website were updated. Follow the steps detailed there to verify your Bitcoin ...
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How to check Bitcoind block chain download progress level

If you have bitcoin cli installed. The below command will help. echo `bitcoin-cli getblockcount 2>&1`/`wget -O - http://blockchain.info/q/getblockcount 2>/dev/null` Sample output 365320/...
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Can't run Bitcoin Core 0.13.1

the ppa for ubuntu is https://launchpad.net/~bitcoin/+archive/ubuntu/bitcoin it shows the support of ubuntu 0.13.1 so you need to run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update ...
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How to install Electrum wallet in an offline Linux computer?

I needed a special command to use local storage, which at last worked: sudo pip install Electrum-2.7.12.tar.gz --no-index --find-links `pwd` UPDATE: Whenever I've had to do this for the second time, ...
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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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GPU mining slows down my ubuntu

Just purchase a second computer specifically for Monero mining, and don't even run the GUI (Unity). If your mining efforts aren't profitable enough to warrant a dedicated computer, then you probably ...
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How to compile Bitcoin-Qt as an .exe on Ubuntu?

An alternative solution would be to build a tarball archive like the one you can download from the Bitcoin Core website. To do that you have to follow the release process, as explained in: https://...
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No menu in Ubuntu bitcoin-qt

This solved it on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get remove appmenu-qt5 and the menu was visible when bitcoin-qt (bitcoin-0.13.0rc1, compiled from source) restarted.
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How to update and older version of electrum on ubuntu 17?

how would I go about updating electrum? What command would I use to update? There are couple of ways to do it: If you downloaded the official package (tar.gz), you can run electrum from its root ...
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