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How to upgrade bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) from v-0.16 to v-0.17 in Ubuntu

I have bitcoin core running on a server with version 0.16. The latest version in 0.18, however I only want to upgrade to v 0.17. Can some one help me with this please? I have installed it using ppa.
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Issue installing Electrum on Ubuntu 18.04

I followed all the steps the docs suggest: sudo apt-get install python3-pyqt5 wget https://download.electrum.org/3.3.6/Electrum-3.3.6.tar.gz wget https://download.electrum.org/3.3.6/Electrum-3.3.6....
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Getting ‘NO DEVICES FOUND: Press 'M' and '+' to add’ when running bfgminer

Yesterday I installed bfgminer on my Ubuntu 18.04 VServer to mine Bitcoins... I did this by cloning the github-repository (https://github.com/luke-jr/bfgminer) and installing the necessary ...
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Bitcoin app icon still shows up after uninstalling it [duplicate]

I just uninstalled bitcoin app (which I downloaded from Ubuntu Software) but I still see the Bitcoin app icon on App list. I checked /usr/share/applications to delete the icon but it wasn't there. I ...
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Is there a Bitcoin calculator /price tracker widget to add to Gnome?

Is there a way to add something like an online Bitcoin to USD calculator to the Gnome desktop? I don't think the Software store has anything like that.
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In apt-get, is there an option to assert that a package is a certain version number?

I'm running a Ubuntu-based Docker image to run a Bitcoin network in regtest mode. The docker image is in this github repo. After adding the PPA for Bitcoin, it seems that 0.15 of bitcoind installs ...
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Command in .bash_profile returns outdated result [duplicate]

The .bash_profile file has the alias below. ~# cat .bash_profile # other commands alias btcblock="echo $(bitcoin-cli getblockcount 2>&1)/$(wget -O - http://blockchain.info/q/getblockcount 2>...
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Is it possible to install Minergate in Lubuntu, for 32-bit?

Has anyone been successful in running Minergate software in Lubuntu? I just want to maximize my extra workstation for Minergate only. My workstation is 32-bit and not 64-bit by the way.
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How to uninstall Electrum?

I use Electrum as Bitcoin Wallet, and I want to update it. The best way to do it, I think, would be to uninstall the old version and install the new one. How can I do that? I use the 16.04 version of ...
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How can I ensure if there is no crypto currency mining script running on my ubuntu?

I feel that my newly (5 months old) bought Lenovo laptop is running very slow and hangs sometimes from last few days. The only applications running on my laptop are chrome & firefox browsers, ...
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Bitcoin mining attack

I think my server has been attacked and I appreciate any help. On the image Top process it shows strange processes. The output of netstat -tap shows multiple: tcp 0 1 myserver:47985 ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libboost_system.so.1.54.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Been working with this issue when trying to run a program. What I did: Updated my system using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Installed the necessary ...
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How to install server on /dev/sdb1 on ubuntu

On my ubuntu server, i have /dev/sda that has a single partition of /dev/sda1(30GB) and /dev/sdb that has a single partition of /dev/sdb1 (735GB). i installed bitcoin core on sda1 (default) and it ...
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Significant amount of RAM missing

I have an Ubuntu server that is using bitcoind to download the blockchain and some other tasks. The blockchain is fully synced. I know that it can be a memory hog which is why I've tried to limit the ...
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Vertcoin-cli getinfo - gives me an error

I'm trying to check if my vertcoind is running and syncing. I get this command: vertcoin-cli getinfo Response: error code: -32601 error message: Method not found If I try to start vertcoind - ...
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Unable to locate package bitcoin-qt

I'm running an Ubuntu 16.04 server, I seem to have some trouble when installing bitcoin. It comes up with the error E: Unable to locate package bitcoin-qt every time. I've spent at least an hour ...
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I am having a problem running Exodus Wallet on Ubuntu 17.10

When attempting to run the binary in terminal, I get the following error: ./Exodus: error while loading shared libraries: libgconf-s.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory.
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Ubuntu 17.04 - Changed hostname, now my bitcoin core won't work

I believe this occurred after I tried to change the name of my computer since it was a default and had a bunch of numbers after it. After changing it, I started to experience weird things with my ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while doing gitian build

I'm trying to clone Litecoin and build a mock version of it In order to do that I'm trying to configure gitian builder from this link https://coinaxis.com/index.php/tutorials/entry/how-to-do-a-gitian-...
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How to install specific package version when it's defined by 2 different PPAs? [duplicate]

I want to install luke-dash-jr's BIP148 bitcoin PPA which can be found here. I've already added the unofficial Bitcoin PPA to my sources.list; that PPA can be found here. Both PPAs define a bitcoin ...
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How to restore exodus wallet on ubuntu

Is it possible to restore Exodus wallet from email link in ubuntu? when I click the link it ask to open with xdg-open, but then it does nothing, since its portable and not installed. Any helps ?
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Can I run exodus wallet on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I download it directly from the Exodus website but I can't run the software by double clicking or directly from the terminal
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Can I install exodus 'wallet' for ethereum & bitcoin on Ubuntu 16.04?

This looks a neat programme for managing cryptocurrency on Linux I've been using Ubuntu for 3 or 4 years, used the terminal parrot fashion for various functions and installs, but have v. little ...
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How to uninstall Bitcoin Core and remove data

I recently installed Bitcoin Core on my Ubuntu 16.04 system. It's taking up too much disk space. How do I completely uninstall the software and remove data to free up my hard drive space?
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Bitcoin Core/Armory installation trouble

Hello so yesterday I tyried to install Armory, a bitcoin desktop wallet, to house my bitcoins. I am doing this for the sake of undertsanding bitcoins a little more and I do not plan to put large ...
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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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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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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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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 for me to keep 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 https://en....
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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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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. guide
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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 can I install cpuminer?

I am trying to install cpuminer according to this tutorial. The tutorial describes installing cpuminer using terminal. sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev libncurses5-dev pkg-config automake ...
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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 https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/...