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Changing blockchain storage location in official wallet? [duplicate]

I'm aware that geth can take an option to change the location, as described here: Possible to store the blockchain in a different directory? But what about the graphical Ethereum Wallet? There doesn'...
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Install Mist Ethereum on external HDD [duplicate]

The question is simple though I can't find a solution to this - how do I keep all ethereum-related files on an external hard disk drive? I would like to have the blockchain data, keystore and Mist ...
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Is there a startup option in Mist to specify a blockchain folder? [duplicate]

I'd like to move my blockchain folder (Windows) from C to E drive. Can I start Mist with an option to use a different folder for blockchain data? If not, can I just make a BAT file with geth.exe --...
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Possible to store the blockchain in a different directory?

I'm running geth on Linux within a Chromebook. The blockchain is being stored within ~/.ethereum, along with other important files. Problem is, the storage capacity on my Chromebook is quite limited ...
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In Mist, does setting up a different datadir necessarily mean it runs on a testnet?

I'm running Mist on Windows, and I want to change the datadir because I'm running out of space on the C drive, but I want it to be on the actual Ethereum blockchain. Will I run into trouble if I ...
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Port 30303 error in Mist when I run geth with a different datadir

I run geth with the following command. When I try to start Mist I get an error 30303: bind: address already in use. Why and how can I fix it? This is the command I use to run geth: geth --datadir /...
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Is there a way to interchange between the Mist wallet and geth without having to redownload the whole blockchain?

I already have the ethereum wallet running on my laptop, when I exit it and go to run geth in terminal it redownloads the entire blockchain again? Same thing happens when I go from geth to the wallet. ...
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Downloading Chaindata to a New Storage Device

The computer I am working on has an SSD and HDD. The Chaindata was originally set to download to the SSD, but the SSD has run out of storage. The computer is running Mist; how can I either (1) move ...
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Possible to run Geth with two data directories (one for full blockchain, one for --fast option)?

I'm running Geth as well as Mist. I know I can run Geth, run Geth with console, run Geth and attach the console in a new terminal, as well as run Mist on its own. For some reason Mist doesn't seem to ...
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Importing wallet into Mist using custom datadir

I'm having an issue that seems to be quite common but I haven't found a solution. I'm using Ethereum Wallet 0.9 and I have all the application data, including the blockchain on an external drive. When ...