Questions pertaining to the digital currency payment network known as Bitcoin.

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How to enable GPU mining on a spare card not used for main display?

I am using an internal (Intel) video card for my main display. This is selected as per BIOS settings. I'd like to see how the GPU mining is on a AMD card I put into my PC. It's a "Cape Verde PRO ...
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Bitcoind: Verification process does not start

I've installed bitcoind as said: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt Then I started server, running bitcoind -daemon But initial block ...
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What is the lightest software miner for bitcoin mining? [closed]

I have some hosted systems which most of the times don't have any work to do.I wanted to run some software miner on them, but I read a Warning in this stackoverflow post : How to install bitcoin ...
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Upstart: Start bitcoind if it stops running

On Ubuntu 14.04 I have not been able to get the Bitcoin daemon to automatically restart. Rarely the daemon dies and it is important that it starts again without manual intervention. To get it to start ...
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G++ Compiling error when making from source?

I am trying to install bitcoin server using this guide https://www.sky-ip.org/configure-bitcoin-node-debian-ubuntu.html However when I make, I see the error g++: internal compiler error: Killed ...
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Why doesn't Canonical/Ubuntu accept bitcoin contributions? [closed]

I see many questions here about alternatives to Paypal, but no concrete information about why bitcoin (aka universal, Open Source and Free, community-driven money which does not discriminate based on ...
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QR Code scanner for bitcoin payments

Asking just for scanner of uri string, not the wallet app. I tried to scan using shipped app Tagger but it didn't catch the code. Is there anything I should install manually to make it detect ...
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How to upgrade bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) in Ubuntu?

I would like to know all the options that exist to upgrade bitcoind (PPA or manually). I am running a full Bitcoin node and it's important to kept the last available version.
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Fixing libtool for -rpath problems

Hello i need to compile bitcoin on ubuntu 14.04 64bits but i have always this error 'Fixing libtool for -rpath problems.' I installed all dependency sudo apt-get install build-essential libtool ...
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Ssl for bitcoind

Hello I need to use bitcoin in my website I compiled it and I use php json rpc for communication with the server and I use crontab each minute for a check of the deposit but in bitcoin wiki ...
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Bitcoin miner for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I was wondering if there are any good Bitcoin mining software with a GUI that is easy to understand. Can anyone help me out?
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How to install GreenAddress Bitcoin Wallet in Ubuntu?

Can someone make a short tutorial about how to install the bitcoin wallet GreenAddress in Ubuntu?
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What software do I need to exchange Bitcoins?

I need software that could run on Ubuntu desktops and server; a command-line one. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit both on the desktop and on the server. What software can I use? I have tried ...
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How can I make coinprice-indicator open from startup?

I have coinprice-indicator, it is an indicator applet that shows the price of the BTC using API's from Kraken, BitStamp or BTC-E. It refresh form 3 to every 60 seconds. I start this applet from the ...
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bitcoin miner compatible with nvidia

I would try to start mining Bitcoin into a mining pool, and I'm looking for a client compatible with Linux (if it has a GUI would be better) and that admit to use my Nvidia GTX 860 graphic card. Any ...
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Bitcoin Widget To Display Exchange Rate On Top Menu

Just wondering if anyone knows if there's a widget/app to display Bitcoin exchange rate on the top menu on Ubuntu. I would love it even though it's easy to check the rate on the web. When I search on ...
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how to install bitcoin from downloaded static binary

due to the openssl problems my bitcoin is affected by the bug and i need to install using the statically linked bitcoin core from the binary on the bitcoin site. I downloaded the program and extracted ...
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bitcoin HTTP request failed: Protocol https not supported or disabled in libcurl

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu (I'm running 14.04) and I installed this bitcoin wallet and I followed these steps. But I get the following error message: HTTP request failed: Protocol https not supported ...
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How to run ccminer 1.2 on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm having trouble running ccminer 1.2 on my Lenovo IdeaPad-Z500 with a NVIDIA GT 740M which is a CUDA capable GPU according to https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-gpus. I installed the CUDA toolkit ...
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How to run a .jnlp file in ubuntu server

I am trying to run a .jnlp (java) file in ubuntu server. This file is bitminter. When i try to run irt, it says access is denied.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to start /usr/bin/bitcoind on boot?

I'm trying to get /usr/bin/bitcoind to start on boot but without success. I have this script on /etc/init/bitcoind.conf description "bitcoind" start on filesystem stop on runlevel [!2345] oom never ...
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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] ...