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I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed, and I just installed Mist. To my understanding, installing Mist should have installed Geth as well, but when I do the command

geth

in a terminal, I receive

geth: command not found

Question:

Is this supposed to happen? Am I doing it wrong?


More context:

I installed the Mist-linux64-0-10-0.zip found on https://github.com/ethereum/mist/releases , then I extracted it in a folder, and then I run the

./mist 

command, which opens up mist, and I downloaded the blockchain from there. So mist works as far as I can tell. However I was unable to import a private key for some odd reason because when I go to

  • File > Import accounts

It is grayed out. I don't know if this is geth related, but I saw online tutorials that teach you how to import private keys with geth if you're having problems the other way. Though since I can't seem to get geth to work, I am at a standstill.

All help is very much appreciated!

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Needs to b run from root folder. Try 'systemctl start geth' , 'geth attach' for mainnet.

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Mist distro does not include geth executable, but according to README, Mist downloads the latest geth version and stores in into its configuration folder. For Linux it is ~/.config/Mist, so look there.

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