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Backup keystore with Terminal? [duplicate]

I am running ethereum wallet v0.7.4, once the block had updated it seems as though it has killed my wallet and it keeps crashing as soon as I open it. I see my keystore in terminal, I would like to ...
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How to backup mist wallets?

I know I can backup the keystore files from my running ethereum client which holds my accounts. But how can I backup wallets created with mist? Is it enough to write down the public address where the ...
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How can I find my `chaindata` folder?

Someone referred me to the chaindata folder to troubleshoot a problem I am having with Ethereum-Wallet/Mist. How can I find it?
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What's the difference between Accounts and Wallets in Mist?

In Mist, there are some addresses listed as accounts, and some listed as wallets. What's the difference? Which should I use? And why do I need Ether to create a Wallet?
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Is there a way to recover ETH with Account Number and Password Only?

I have 1 ETH in an Ethereum Wallet. I would like to transfer it, but I am unable to get the wallet functions to work due to another issue. (Mist not recognizing my 1 ETH) I know the wallet address and ...
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Ethereum private keys

When I go to the key store folder via Mist I find a .json-file (doesn't have a .json extension, but I believe this is still a .json file) that corresponds with my ether address (UTC blablabla). If I'm ...
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Is it possible to regenerate the private key file?

I have created an account in testnet which I know the address and the password of, but I did not backup the private key file. Can I somehow create the key file again using the password? Or is my ...
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On Mist, can I create a .json file wallet protected by a password (or not) just like ethereumwallet?

Wll basically tht is the question on the latest Mist version, can I create a .json file wallet protected by a password (or not) just like I did using ethereumwallet.com?
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Where does web3 store private key?

When I use this web3.personal.importRawKey(pkey, passPhrase); Where does it store the private key I import? And How can I manually delete it?
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Accessing my wallet

I've been mining ether to an address but I don't remember where that address came from. I don't remember if I generated it from my command line or if the address was generated from https://www....
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how often should the wallet be backed up?

Is it enough to backup the wallet when it is created or should they be backed up every so often. I am guessing it should be enough to back up once for every account but do not know much about ...
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Can you safely change your Ethereum password without creating a new Account?

Apparently Ethereum provides the ability to change the password associated with one of your Accounts. What exactly happens when you do this? Do your private keys change, too? Afterward, are you ...
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Does use of geth removedb zero my account balance?

Geth syncing is stuck for several hours. I want to delete my blockchain using geth removedb. Will this affect my account? Will my balance become zero?
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Can I test different OS and combine the keystore folder later?

I have to move from Linux to Linux but also want to test under Windows. Is there any issue in running accounts and wallets under the different OS with a view to combining them under a single OS at a ...
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Is the address under the Ethbase account in mist a public address?

Is the address under the Ethbase account in mist a public address? If so, how do I find the related private key?
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