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hello i want to mine with minerd, i have the file, but i don't know the OPTIONS [closed]

i have ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. i want to learn how to mine bitcoins. when i execute the file i don't know the OPTIONS. ./minerd ./minerd: no URL supplied Try `minerd --help' for more information. ...
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ubuntu 14 on vps processes keeps getting killed

I've just bought a vps from ipxcore. When i try to run bitcoind it gets killed after about 10s. dmesg retruns nothing at all, also strange! Any idea what might be wrong? Checked memory usage with ...
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Where is bitcoind package? [closed]

I can't find bitcoind packages. # apt-cache search bitcoin bfgminer - multi-threaded multi-pool ASIC, FPGA and GPU bitcoin miner cgminer - multi-threaded multi-pool Bitcoin miner electrum - Easy to ...
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error compiling the darkcoin miner based on pooler's cpu miner

i was trying to compile the darkcoin miner 32 bit from source which is based on pooler's cpu miner.link here. I am on a Xubuntu 10.04 32 bit. when i run make after running the following commands(as ...
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Remove darkcoin-qt

How do I remove cleanly darkcoin-qt application (the wallet for darkcoin) ? I tried "sudo apt-get remove darkcoin-qt" but it does not work ("unable to locate package...").
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Auto Restart Bitcoin Mining Service

I am running a service on my vps which needs to restart. Currently I am having a hard time keeping it going so I need to create something that will restart this task. screen -S rie ./xptminer -o ...
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I have this executable (application/x-executable) but it is not executing when I click on it

I have the Execoin Wallet executable file. I have tried opening it with lots of programs but nothing seems to happen. I am a newbie to Linux, don't know how to do much. If you do answer, can it be ...
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How do I build Bitcoin from source on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

(Using Autotools) I have downloaded the Bitcoin source from "Bitcoin Core Version 0.9.1" When I input the following command ./autogen.sh it produces the following warning: includes' is the old name ...
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IceFury (Nanofury) under Ubuntu

I recently purchased an Icefury USB device to mine SHA-256 cryptocoins. However, the device is not being recognized under Xubuntu 14.04. I have tested the device under Windows and it is hashing along ...
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How to install bitcoin mining software in Ubuntu 14.04 for joining a mining pool?

I just installed bitcoin-qt wallet on Ubuntu 14.04 and have synced with the bitcoin network. How do I install a mining program that will enable me to join a mining pool?
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How to install cpuminer in ubuntu

I am trying to install cpuminer according to this tutorial. Tutorial describes installing cpu miner using termial. sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev libncurses5-dev pkg-config automake yasm ...
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Why is apt unable to find bitcoin-qt package?

When I run these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt I get this: E: Unable to locate package bitcoin-qt. I am writing it ...
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Is Bitcoin core V.0.9 not updated on PPA ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin?

Version 0.9 of Bitcoin-Qt just came out. When will ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin be updated? In the meanwhile, any steps showing how to upgrade are welcome! Equally posted on ...
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Capture console output into variable?

How could I capture the console output into a variable when running a utility so I can filter the text? Example: I am trying to capture the console output when I type bitcoind so that I can ...
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How to Setup DigitalCoin P2Pool on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

How to Setup DigitalCoin P2Pool on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit I already know how to solo mine. I have been solo mining on Windows for a month now. I want to setup and mine on a DigitalCoin P2Pool on ...
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Program writes .conf file - cant find the file to edit

I'm running a cgminer(sgminer) on Xubuntu 12.04. Once in the miner I press (s) and (w) to create a default sgminer.conf in a default location: /home/user/.sgminer/.sgminer.conf/. But I am unable to ...
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How can I get my ASIC miner to “initialise” on startup/login?

Based on the document from butterfly labs here: https://forums.butterflylabs.com/showwiki.php?title=Tutorials:ASIC+Mining+on+Ubuntu+and+other+Linux+distros I am using my ASIC miner successfully ...
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Installed FX-6300 (6 core) from Semphron (1 core) and now interrupt request storm (ksoftirqd)?

Scrypt mining in cgminer used to have no issues with Semphron 145, I switched to FX-6300 and processor usage shot up to 100% and stuck there. cgminer process is consuming about 20% and six ksoftirq ...
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How to make an automated installation package from compiling?

In this scenario I am looking at Twister and at the moment you can only compile Twister. How would one start making this installation process automaticly? Twister is the fully decentralized P2P ...
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no menu in dogecoin-qt wallet client

As you can see, there is no menu on the top menu bar. It says "Dogecoin - Wallet" but there are no "File", "Settings", or "Help" menu titles. Clicking on the word "Dogecoin" in the menu bar or on the ...
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dogecoin wallet client dependencies (boost)

I seem to be missing something boost related. Dogecoin gives the requirements as: qt4-qmake libqt4-dev build-essential libboost-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev ...
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how to build dogecoin CLI wallet

I'm trying to install dogecoin wallet, which depends on: Library Purpose Description ------- ------- ----------- libssl SSL Support Secure communications libdb4.8 Berkeley DB Blockchain & ...
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Do Cannonical accepts BTC/Bitcoins as donations?

I was wondering if there is a way to donate with bitcoin? I would love to donate, but the only funds available to me now is bitcoin.
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Bitcoin is using +90% CPU power using Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Bitcoin client v0.8.6.0-g03a7d67-beta and Qt version 4.8.1 as the GUI. My CPU is heating up and is automaticly shutting down after 30 minutes and sometimes after many ...
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how to display last error message after automatic shutdown [duplicate]

My computer is shutting down automaticly using the Bitcoin client during catching up with the blockchain stage. Sometimes after hours and sometimes after 30 minutes. It could be heat related. A second ...
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Can Ubuntu accept bitcoin donations? It seems to be paypal only right now

Ubuntu should have alternative methods for donation. Paypal is very good for international donations or an ideal payment service.
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Installing Bitcoin on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu for a little over a year now and have gotten fairly comfortable with the UI. The one case I've had trouble on was recently trying to install bit coin on my 13.10 computer. ...
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How to configure cgminer to mine with the CPU?

I installed the cgminer to try to get into a bitcoin mining pool, but I have no GPU. I know that mining with the CPU is not very eficient, but I want to know how to configure cgminer to mine with the ...
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Is there a program to mine bitcoins in ubuntu 13.10?

I do not understand much about mine bitcoins, but I downloaded a program that is like a wallet, but I want to know how I do to mine. Has a calling GUIminder but is for windows, someone knows one that ...
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In-app paymnt methods

I'm interested in developing for Ubuntu (mostly phones) and I can't seem to find the guidelines on app publishing, will apps only work through the ubuntu software center, or can users download and ...
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cgminer installation

I just installed 13.10 on my Satellite C855-12Z(which has AMD Radeon HD 7610M), I will use this laptop primarily for bitcoin mining with ASICs, because it uses less power than a regular PC. But here ...
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Recovering a file after having formatted from NTFS to EXT4

I used to have windows 7 but I've recently formatted my hard drive to install kubuntu and I've just realized that I forgot to backup a hidden .dat file which defines my bitcoin wallet. Is it possible ...
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Can't install bitcoind in upgraded system due package conflicts

I was previously using Ubuntu 10.04 and I tried to install bitcoind. This failed and I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04. When I run bitcoind it still doesn't work: $ bitcoind ************************ ...
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install Electum (BTC) on offline live USB

I would like to install the bitcoin client Electrum on an offline live USB drive. This would help to create and restore wallets most securely. The install instructions are as follows: Install ...
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Cgminer at Ubuntu 12.10

I'm following this tutorial to set up Ubuntu mining on Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Gw7YPYgMgNNU42skibULbJJUx_suP_CpjSEdSi8_z9U/preview?sle=true At last step they ...
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How can I install the Electrum bitcoin wallet?

I would like to install the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet on Ubuntu 12.10. The Linux instructions are located at http://electrum.org/download.html and say: Install python-qt4 and pip: sudo apt-get ...
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How can I set up poclbm (a bitcoin miner)?

I'm trying to set up poclbm on my 12.10 machine. My graphics card (as stated in system settings) is an 'Intel® 965GM x86/MMX/SSE2'. I am trying to use the guide here but python-pyopencl can't be ...
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I need a bitcoin miner, and how to install it? [duplicate]

I have attempted to follow the tutorial, and got this: deathd@ubuntu:~$ cd phoenix2-phoenix-2c83ee6 deathd@ubuntu:~/phoenix2-phoenix-2c83ee6$ ./setup.py usage: setup.py [global_opts] cmd1 [cmd1_opts] ...
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how would I run a script or application when idle?

I would like to run various cryptocurrency generators, "miners" as they are known as, whenever my main pc is idle more then 30 minutes (no mouse or keyboard activity, etc.). How would I set this up? ...
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Unable to locate package bitcoin [duplicate]

I have added the official ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin to my software sources and have done sudo apt-get update, but every time I try sudo apt-get install bitcoin this error pops up.: E: Unable to locate ...
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failed command: READ FPDMA QUEUED when trying to run bitcoin-qt

I've never been able to run bitcoin-qt on this machine (except in testnet mode, where it works fine). I run it, it sits there for a while, starts downloading the blockchain and the whole computer ...
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How to install Bitcoin mining software?

I see there's an existing question on how to install the Satoshi Bitcoin client, but I'm wanting to install mining software. Like the asker of the above question, I'm new to Ubuntu, so I'm not ...
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Bitcoin PPA installation problem

Im trying to download Bitcoin for my Ubuntu Oneiric. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin/bitcoin Everything goes smooth until the install ...
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How to run the official bitcoin client? [duplicate]

I want to run the official Bitcoin client, rather than one from somebody's Personal PPA, as was explained in Question 41001. How do I install and run it?
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How do I install Bitcoin?

Can anyone walk me through the process of installing Bitcoin on 11.04? I'm new to linux, and this is really all I want to do with this computer. EDIT: Perhaps this is too vague. I downloaded the ...
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Error when starting BitCoin

I just installed Bitcoin and everything seemed to be going well. After a few days the client stopped loading at boot and instead gave this error: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database ...