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How to view latest block number of a geth node in the console? [duplicate]

How to get information about the state of the blockchain on a geth node? There are mentions of admin.chainSyncStatus in the documentation, but it is undefined on my 1.4.0 node. The admin.nodeInfo ...
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How long does it take for the ethereum blockchain to synchronize? [duplicate]

For the past few days I've been synchronizing my mist wallet with the blockchain (using geth). My laptop has been working all day and all night. I've already synced more than 880000 blocks. How many ...
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Is there a way to track block synchronization progress in geth? [duplicate]

I just started up geth after importing my presale wallet. I'm getting a lot of block import messages like this: I0305 17:40:03.815435 10833 blockchain.go:1251] imported 256 block(s) (0 queued 0 ...
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How to find out how many blocks left to sync? [duplicate]

When syncing with geth, how do you know how many blocks are left to be fully in sync?
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admin.chainSyncStatus API doesn't work? [duplicate]

I've found a good API I want to use to see if my geth is in sync: admin.chainSyncStatus. However, when I call it through web3/nodejs, I get this error: /home/myuser/Documents/Code/Crypto/...
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Is there an easy way in the Geth console to see the current numbers of blocks in existence? [duplicate]

Is there an easy way in the Geth console to see the current numbers of blocks in existence? Same as "best block" at ethstats.net. I tried admin.chainSyncStatus but it just returns 'undefined'
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Help with very slow mist sync

I have seen other posts in reddit where users experienced slow sync times. I am using windows 10 and version 3.7 (I saw on gitter that other users on windows 10 had trouble with version 3.8 crashing). ...
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Inside a smart contract, is it possible to get latest mined block's number and its hash?

As following answer for How can I find out what the highest block is? guided: we can get the latest mined block's number and its hash inside geth as follows. > eth.syncing.currentBlock 569367 > ...
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Why does my account balance show zero?

I downloaded the new ethereum wallet yesterday. I deleted everything in the folder: chain data, I resynced the whole blockchain aswell. But now when I open the wallet, my balance shows zero... when I ...
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How can I estimate the time remaining to complete a sync?

I would like to know approximately how long it will take my geth node to complete syncing. There was a previous question that was similar to mine, but less specific, and it was closed in favor of a ...