Questions tagged [installation]

Issues or questions pertaining to the installation or building process of Ethereum clients or Ethereum related software. ie: Installing Mist, building solc, etc. Typically these questions are also tagged with the operating system used (ie: windows, mac-osx).

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How to Mine Ether and use Ethereum on Windows?

Which programs should be installed and what do you need to do to start mining Ether and use Ethereum?
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geth keeps opening & re-opening in background (OSX 10.10.5)

Issue started after installing cpp-ethereum & updating geth to 1.3.3. Geth continually re-opens in the background after being forced to shut down. When I try and run geth in terminal, I receive ...
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Link solc with geth problem

After upgrading to geth 1.4.4 I am no longer able to from to reference the compiler from geth. The solc compiler is installed in /usr/local/bin but this is what I get when I check for available ...
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Solidity is installed but is not working within geth, on Ubuntu 16.04

Geth console outputs after admin.setSolc("/usr/bin/solc"): eth.compile.solidity("") I0601 15:31:56.663260 common/compiler/solidity.go:114] solc, the solidity compiler commandline interface Version: 0....
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How to install and test Viper programming language?

Viper is a new functional, strongly typed, bounds/overflow-checking, fixed-point-decimal python syntax-based HLL. The repository does not inlcude any documentation yet. I built and installed ...
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How can I install go-ethereum on CentOS?

I'd like to setup go-ethereum on centos6.5. However,this reference doesn't show how to install go-ethereum on centos. I tried [vagrant@vagrant-centos65 ~]$ bash <(curl -L https://install-geth....
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How to install eth on debian? (symbol lookup error)

I installed from the ubuntu ppa and got this error. ➜ ~ eth eth: symbol lookup error: eth: undefined symbol: _ZN3dev3eth14EthashGPUMiner14s_numInstancesE What can I do / check? I'm on debian ...
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Ethereum development environment for Mac OSX El Capitan

What is the recommended development environment setup for developing Dapps on OSX El Capitan for a beginner? What tools i need to get started with DAPP development?
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How to build or install the haskell client EthereumH?

I tried to build EthereumH from this github resource: https://github.com/jamshidh/ethereumH I installed google's git-repo and tried to install at as described in the README. It failes with the ...
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Is it safe to delete .ethash folder and its contents from system?

As a first foray in to Ethereum I started downloading the Ethereum Wallet for OSX from https://www.ethereum.org/. When I realised how long it was going to take to download the blockchain I killed the ...
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Homebrew parity install fails with 'no available formula'

The following installation of Parity via Homebrew on MacOS: brew install parity --beta --verbose fails with Error: No available formula with the name "parity" What can I do?
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How to install solidity in Visual Studio?

I see microsoft visual studio now supports solidity and smart contracts deployments. The release notes state: Creates project scaffolding with smart contract samples Supports context sensitive menus ...
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Disabling and removing parity?

I have parity install on my Mac, even though I removed it via application folder. It's still running in the background. How can I remove it completely from my computer? My localhost 8080 keeps ...
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Install Solc Compiler on Windows 8

I need a command line compiler in order to make an expert system that automatically builds, tests, and deploys systems of smart contracts based only on metadata. I have tried for several days to ...
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How to install Mist 0.8.3 on Windows?

Last version of Mist I used was 0.8.1 - once unpacked, the directory had everything needed to run both Mist and geth - both of the executables were there. Now when I downloaded the latest Mist 0.8.3 ...
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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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How to install Parity on Ubuntu?

I am new in Linux Ubuntu and I want to install Parity UI to add an enode. For this, I need to install Parity on Ubuntu. Is there any commands for this? And where can I download its executable file?
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Trouble Installing/Opening Mix IDE on OS X

I am trying to install and use the Mix IDE. I have downloaded the disk image from the github page (https://github.com/ethereum/webthree-umbrella/releases/tag/v1.2.3). There appears to be no issue ...
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Missing File from Mix IDE Install Package for Windows

I tried to install the Mix IDE but MSVCR120.dll is missing from the install package and it won't run. Any ideas what else I could try?
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how to build the mix IDE

anyone knows how to build the mix IDE? I found no info on this in the README or elsewhere. When I try to build master via cmake I am getting: ➜ 3rd cmake mix -- The C compiler ...
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How to change Parity's TCP and UDP port to run an Ethereum node?

As far as I am aware the ports 30303/TCP and 30303/UDP, 30301/UDP have to be accessible from the internet in order to run an Ethereum node. I am running Parity and am sitting behind a firewall which ...
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Can't install solc on Mac OS X

I can't install solc on Mac OS X. I have tried the following: npm install solc /Users/punddalinni └── solc@0.3.0-1 npm WARN enoent ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/Users/punddalinni/...
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How to uninstall pyethapp?

I want to uninstall pyethapp but I didn't found how to do this. Someone can help me ?
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How to install Solidity on Windows?

I've been following the tutorial at https://www.ethereum.org/greeter , but when it gets to the point of installing Solidity, it is apparently no longer maintained on chocolatey so that step doesn't ...
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How to teach mist about geth?

I have geth 1.5.8 and Mist 0.8.9. Geth is running Homestead with default parameters. IPC is in the default location. $ geth version Geth Version: 1.5.8-stable Protocol Versions: [63 62] Network Id: ...
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Parity installation problem in OSX

During the installation I've got at the end this: Last 15 lines from /Users/maksim/Library/Logs/Homebrew/parity/02.multirust: Compiling serde v0.7.4 Compiling itertools v0.4.13 Compiling bytes v0....
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Geth Account Creation

Hey guys I am new to the Ethereum and mostly cyrptocurrency mining world! I have a problem when trying to set up Geth using CMD It says that the command - "geth account new" is not working - Yes I ...
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Ethereum Wallet 0.5.2 >Confirm Encryption Loss> message when extracting zipped folder

Trying to download Ethereum Wallet 0.5.2 mist off github and I after downloading I click through folders and get the following message: This occurs when I attempt to extract the compressed folders. ...
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cannot find package “github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/ethereum”

I was following this youtube video in order to install Ethereum client on Ubuntu 15.10 First I installed Go language environment. Then I have build QT following this wiki After that I tried to ...
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Installing ethereum node on Raspberry pi errors

I have been following the steps of this guide: http://raspnode.com/diyEthereumGeth.html but i get stuck on the "make geth" command, where my RPI outputs this error: build/env.sh go install -v -...
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what is the d4e56740 folder?

I'm trying to save some space so I tried a geth removedb and then a --fast resync. But while browsing my .ethereum folder I saw this one which looks like a chaindata folder given its contents and is ...
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MIX IDE on MacOS El Capitan. How To Install, step by step please?

So I've been scouring the web trying to find a way to install MIX IDE and start developing dapps. But wherever I look, the steps seem to be outdated or contradict another site's steps. Now I'm very ...
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Parity 1.6.3 issue building with multirust

cat /Users/xxxxxxxxxxx/Library/Logs/Homebrew/parity/01.multirust 2017-03-21 16:08:46 -0500 multirust update stable Failed to execute: multirust update stable HOMEBREW_VERSION: 1.1.11 ORIGIN: https:/...
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Mix Missing on OS X Mavericks

I'm trying to install Mix-IDE on OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks), but failing. I tried using the binaries for Yosemite from the webthree-umbrella release page, but they crash on startup (pretty predictable). ...
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How to update Geth on Ubuntu without using the PPA

I originally downloaded Geth using the instructions on the original (read: old) Ethereum homepage, using a curl command in a Bash one-liner. I now want to update to a version that will support ...
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Errors Trying to Install Zeppelin

I'm trying to install Zeppelin to use in conjunction with Truffle. I've been trying to figure out this error for hours with no success. When installing I get the following output: Zachs-MBP:oz-...
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Fatal: Error starting protocol stack

I'm having a problem on a new ethereum install on a Mac: Fatal: Error starting protocol stack: listen udp :30303: bind: address already in use Any suggestions to fix would be greatly appreciated.
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How to set alias for geth?

I installed geth on a 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 by building from source (as described here), and I can run the program as follows: ~$ 'path_to/go-ethereum/build/bin/geth' ... However, I want to run it ...
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Switch solc compiler versions

I have solc v0.5.2 on my system, but I have several contracts, that require solc < v0.5, so that I get errors: Error: Source file requires different compiler version What is the best way to run ...
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How to stop cpp-ethereum processes and remove cpp-ethereum and blockchain

Mac OS X, using command line: How do I stop cpp-ethereum? I installed it last night, and it's been running my processor at 100% ever since. I kill the processes ($ kill < PID >) and it just starts ...
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What's this problem with installing parity?

==> Checking out branch stable error: no such remote ref 403ff2e4759577d9e2b75b1389787a9c29670736 Fetched in submodule path 'ethcore/res/ethereum/tests', but it did not contain ...
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Difficulties to install Ethereum command line

I tried to install command line tools to Ethereum. I follow this tutorial I already do this commands : brew update brew upgrade brew tap ethereum/ethereum brew install ethereum And after I do ...
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How can I build the mist-browser and wallet release?

My system: Ubuntu I followed the instructions in https://github.com/ethereum/mist. But after the success command (gulp mist --walletSource local --platform linux) execution, I found that the folder ~/...
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Unable to install geth on my Azure Ubuntu 12.4

Somehow, I am unable to install from this location: bash <(curl -L https://install-geth.ethereum.org) getting the error below: error unable to install geth screenshot:
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CMake Error: Error processing file: cmake\scripts\install_deps.cmake WINDOWS

I am trying to set up my ethereum c++ client on Windows. I already ran this command line git clone --recursive https://github.com/ethereum/cpp-ethereum.git which successfully worked. Now, in the ...
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Having trouble installing cpp-ethereum from homebrew

Been trying to install cpp-ethereum for development, but I keep running into issues with homebrew. Was hoping one of you had encountered something similar. ==> cmake -DCMAKE_C_FLAGS_RELEASE=-...
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Cannot “npm install -g truffle-expect truffle-config web3”?

I'm trying to setup development environment of truffle but I got the following error when running npm install -g truffle-expect truffle-config web3 on Windows 10 enterprise N on Azure. PS C:\Windows\...
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How to install geth on RPi 3B?

Raspberry Pi 3B (arm7) with Raspbian (which /etc/debian_version shows as 9.1) I'm logged in as the user pi. I'm following instructions from http://raspnode.com/diyEthereumGeth.html. After installing ...
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Installing geth on Raspberry Pi 3 - cannot allocate memory error

I've been using this script to attempt to install geth on a Raspberry Pi 3. It seems to work ok until part way through the build: pi@raspberrypi:~/go-ethereum $ make geth build/env.sh go run ...
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How to rebuild solc on Mac OSX?

I need to rebuild solc on OSX. I followed http://solidity.readthedocs.org/en/latest/installing-solidity.html but old version still in place with solc --version. Is there a process to remove existing ...