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Ethereum light node: Light vs Cache vs fastsync

There are many different options when running a Ethereum node. I want to make sure I pick the right options before I start downloading the blockchain... can someone explain the advantages of using: —...
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Ethereum Block Synchronize delay [duplicate]

I run the geth on my server. But after days, the block number is behind the network thousands. I restart, but no use. I need remove the block and re-sync from the beginning. But later it's behind ...
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how to make geth import faster? [duplicate]

my computer is mac and it has run geth import for about a week, and it's 4000000 block now. I have ran geth --fast before and it's slow too. I am in china, is it something i can do to make it faster?
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What does 'startingBlock` mean in `eth.syncing`

First time geth user here. I'm trying to do some analysis on transactions on the mainnet and for that I need all the blocks since the beginning of time. When I just ran geth with no parameters, it ...
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blockchain update will take another 104 hours

I'm running Linux Mint 17.3 and I'm trying to update my ethereumwallet. I'm around 1.4 million blocks behind, so I started the ethereumwallet last night before going to be and I see that after 8-9 ...
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Ethereum Wallet downloading blocks - How to handle that memory size?

I'm syncing the Ethereum node for a while now. It almost finished, but I gradually need to delete files, because it'd barely fits my disk. I only have an iMac with a 256 GB SSD and ethereum takes like ...
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Migrating from TerstRPC to live testnet (Ropsten)

I have successfully developed my smart contracts in Solidity and the scripts using the web3 API to deploy them on the testRPC. Now, I would like to test on a testnet network: Ropsten. How can I ...
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Mist not syncing [duplicate]

I need help. Ive downloaded the latest MIST 0.8.9 on my Mac. Ive sent Ether to my wallet but it is not showing up 0x64D18245635BC6380f3d879B3ac1AFA2c3c1E063 On the bottom left it is showing "your ...
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Blockchain stalls on Testnet (and Main Network) - mist wallet 0.8.8, geth 1.5.6-stable

I am new to Eth. I got the mist wallet, version 0.8.8 I got the geth 1.5.6-stable I am running everything on Linux Mint 18. The CPU is not an issue, RAM is not an issue, Connectivity is not an issue. ...
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Running Wallet 0.8.6 with Parity 1.3.8 [Low # peers, Low speed] [duplicate]

Wondering why my blocks are processing so slowly. Peers ranging from 0 to 10. About 45,000 blocks behind... Processing 1 block about every 5 seconds.
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Running network commands

I'm an ethereum newbie and have installed ethereum on mac using commands : brew tap ethereum/ethereum brew install ethereum referenced from https://ethereum.gitbooks.io/frontier-guide/content/...
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Geth client shows old balance, can't transfer eth

I recently transferred some eth from my account to another (Kraken specifically to exchange it). That worked, then a couple days later I tried to transfer more, the geth console returned the same ...
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Where can I go if I still have problems with syncing the blockchain?

I've searched online, this Stack Exchange, including synchronization, and am still having problems with syncing Geth. Where else can I look and try to get help?
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Is there a quicker way than geth --fast to download the Ethereum blockchain?

I had the Mist client installed, but it hadn't been updated in a few weeks so I tried renaming the chaindata folder (instead of deleting it) and downloading the blockchain with geth --fast as that is ...
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slow start of block synchronization in geth [duplicate]

What can I improve or debug to find causes of a delayed start of the block synchronization in geth? I am running the latest geth (1.4.5-stable-a269a713) on Ubuntu 15.10, I noticed this behavior ...

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