I mean without using Terminal geth each time?


It is possible to forward arguments to geth via the ethereum wallet by using the --node- prefix .

Use the following command to start the wallet in light mode.

./ethereumwallet --node-light

It connects instantly.

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    how do you do that with the executable, which is in Applications/Ethereum Wallet.app – CQM Apr 28 '17 at 21:39
  • in cmd drag your ethereumwallet exe to get its path and write the light option then run it – Badr Bellaj Jun 29 '17 at 21:23
  • the question is about Mac not about windows exe. So, how can be done on mac? – Razvan Tudorica Aug 21 '17 at 6:58
  • This answer needs updating- --node-light has been deprecated. – Madbreaks Nov 9 '17 at 21:28

On Mac the command from the terminal is (from the Applications folder) :

open "Ethereum Wallet.app" --args --node-light

There are some conflicts right now you might need to be aware:


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