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Detect when it is safe to 'stop' the Bitcoin Core Daemon, bitcoind

When bitcoind re-verifies blocks, it is not redownloading them. It is just loading them from disk and making sure that the databases are consistent. Bitcoind will always re-verify a small number of ...
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Snap Install Bitcoin Core on WSL Ubuntu 22 doesn't add binaries to PATH

Did you look in /snap/bin/? That's the normal place snap installs to
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BitcoinCore 25.1 won't launch (Windows 10.0.19045)

Found the culprit : an older bitcoin.conf file in Appdata that I missed somehow. Edit: Thanks for pointing me to the right solution, Antoine !
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How can I update lnd to 0.17 on Windows?

Yes, simply stop LND, replace lnd.exe and lncli.exe with the new files and start it again. As described in the release notes, there is a database migration that needs to run once after the update, so ...
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Detect when it is safe to 'stop' the Bitcoin Core Daemon, bitcoind

This is pretty silly, but I wanted to document the issue for future visitors. The problem was in the shutdown portion of my script where it waits 30 seconds for the bitcoind process to shutdown ...
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Why might my db be locked on starting bitcoin-qt after a clean shutdown and reboot?

Use Microsoft's Handle tool to see what files are open, and add the details to your question (You can limit the output to a specific folder or keyword such as 'bitcoin' by running the tool like this: ...
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about bitcoin starting directory and .conf location

how does the .exe know every time where to start? On Microsoft Windows The Bitcoin Core GUI application stores the name of the data directory in the Windows Registry at registry key Computer\...
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Anyone tried building bitcoin core with visual studio 2019?

The process of migrating the Bitcoin Core project to the CMake-based build system is currently underway. Once completed, it will enable flawless building of Bitcoin Core using Visual Studio.
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