Questions tagged [linux]

Questions pertaining to Ethereum clients or software on the Linux operating systems. Typically the bug or question would, most likely, only occur on Linux or is Linux-specific.

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Two desktop GPU cards, and the second is wrongly identified and unusable

I've got 2 GPUs inserted into my desktop motherboard: Device 0: Name: AMD Radeon (TM) RX 480 Graphics Address: 10:0 This one works, displays and mines OK. Then: Device 1: Name: AMD Radeon (TM) RX 480 ...
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Using ethminer on linux (ubuntu) using integrated intel GPU

To give ethereum mining a try, I'd like to run ethminer on my laptop's intel integrated graphics. To do this I have installed the intel-opencl-icd package, however, when I run ./ethminer -P eu1....
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Geth full node stuck on “Migrating ancient blocks”. Normal?

I'm resurrecting my geth node after being offline since late 2018. I copied the old data dir to my server and compiled the latest stable geth. Everything was fine at first, but now sync seems to have ...
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Location of ethminer start script in linux

I'm trying to mine ethereum coins and for this I installed ethereum-genoil-ocl-git using package manager of my linux distro. According to their tutorial I have to configure the start.sh script and ...
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Memory usage and limits for go-ethereum

geth (and swarm) seem to require a lot of memory, and there are also reports that they tend to an all you can eat approach to system limits. 1) What are the actual memory requirements for geth? 2) ...
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How can I solve the runtime error I'm having while trying to download the Ethereum blockchain?

I've installed core-geth successfully and started downloading the Ethereum blockchain on Ubuntu (20.04.02 LTS), to an external SSD, with the following command: sudo geth --syncmode fast --cache 256 --...
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Is there a way to download Remix IDE locally and access it from the Terminal (Linux)?

Is there a way to download Remix IDE locally and access it from the Terminal (Linux)? Hi, I think I have read that it should be possible to download Remix IDE and use it offline. In the latest ...
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How to get block size and block mining time while using ganache and truffle

I am using truffle framework and Ganache (GUI) as emulator. I want to know the size of the generated block. Also I want to know the time required to mine/generate/create a block after the command. I ...
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Linux, Parity, Ethereum and EthMiner

I just started playing with Ethereum mining on a Linux box. I lost a considerable amount of time installing Parity (https://www.parity.io/ethereum/) on the machine. Then I created an account using W3, ...
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I downloaded and built quorum from the official git repo but I dont see the QOURUM OPTIONS

git clone -b geth1.6 --single-branch https://github.com/jpmorganchase/quorum.git NAME: geth - the go-ethereum command line interface Copyright 2013-2017 The go-ethereum Authors USAGE: geth [...
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In parity, how can I delete the last blocks I downloaded without corrupting the database?

I have found the blockchain data in parity. I go to overlayrecent folder and from there to the db folder. It looks like the blocks are the .sst files. How can I delete the last blocks I downloaded ...
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How to deploy a smart contract in a server?

I have developed a smart contract and compiled it with solc and bin and abi fils have been generated. Now, I want to deploy this contract using web3js in a linux server. How can I do it?
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ethminer never seems to mine - repeated DAG generation

I've installed geth and ethminer to get started mining. I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 box with a couple Nvidia TitanX cards. When I fire up ethminer like so... ethminer --no-precompute -G --opencl-...
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Firewall blocks interactions with geth peers and it is not clear how to fix it

Input: geth on port 30303 port 30303 forwarding is enabled on router uPnP is disabled on router UFW firewall is enabled with the following rules: $ sudo ufw status verbose ...
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Unable to upgrade Truffle

I am trying to update Truffle on Ubuntu 18.04. I currently have version 5.1.33 of Truffle installed on my system. u/lc2530hz:~$ truffle version You can improve web3's peformance when running Node.js ...
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How do I bind geth to a specific network interface?

Currently geth listens on all interfaces (0.0.0.0:30303). I need to bind the main port 30303 to only a specific network interface in the device, which would normally be accomplished by specifying a ...
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How to mine without entire computer slowing down?

My computer is a dream machine with 64gb RAM and 28 cores operating at 4-5Ghz. Using Linux Mint. I also have a fairly modern Nvidia graphiques karrd with 8gb VRAM. I am mining XMR on 24 of my 28 cores,...
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Using a bash script containing truffle commands to connect with multiple network in order to send transactions

Context: I have created a local Ethereum test net. I am using truffle to send transactions to EVM nodes. I have created a bash script that looks as follows (send_transactions.sh): sudo truffle ...
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How to get bytecode in Java (all programmatically)?

I am trying to generate a bytecode to deploy a contract to ethereum. I have included node.exe as resource and try to install solcjs programmatically in node, but unfortunately i am stuck. My current ...
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Is go-ethereum performance much affected by linux filesystem choice?

Storage performance often seems to be a bottleneck when running a geth node, even when running on SSDs. Does anyone know of performance comparisons under different linux filesystem choices? By ...
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How to compile solidity code in Kali Linux

I have tried to install the remix IDE for compile my codes in solidity, since for some reason the remix IDE don't open online. I executed the codes bellow and give that errors. Sorry anything ...
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How do you start mist from the command line in linux

I'm on Linux Mint 18.2 (built on Ubuntu, using the Cinnamon desktop). I've installed mist successfully, and I can start it from the "Menu->Other->Ethereum Wallet" icon in the start menu, but I cannot ...
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Is there a non-Electron based 100% open source wallet for Linux

I have tried nearly all desktop wallets, they are either based on Electron which does not run great on a Raspberry Pi with X11 Forwarding or don't seem to be open source, some have at least some ...
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Why do truffle compile or migrate commands fail silently?

Truffle v5.0.3 config: truffle-config.js module.exports = { // See <http://truffleframework.com/docs/advanced/configuration> networks: { development: { host: "127.0.0.1", //also ...
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Errors running claymore on linux

My claymore miner running on my Linux Mint mining rig was running fine but now this is happening? ETH: Stratum - Connected (eth-eu1.nanopool.org:9999) ETH: Authorized Setting DAG epoch #115... server:...
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GETH node works on Apache but not on ExpressJs

I had a running GETH node linked to my localhost (hosted with Apache) , I had to migrate the project on a ExpressJs running on port 3000 and now I have Error: CONNECTION ERROR: Couldn't connect to ...
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How to decrypt Keystore ethereum with my password [duplicate]

I'm used ./geth command line for create address with command ./geth account new and put password. and after that system create keystore file. how to decrypt keystore file with my password for get ...
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Monitoring mining rig from own server

I have a mining rig with EthOS on it. I would like to send all informations like hash rate, temperature, etc to my server. My question is how can I catch all the information from the rig in order to ...
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

What exactly is the EthOs Distro? As far as I understand it's an ethereum-dedicated linux. Why should someone want to use it? What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows? What are the ...
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Syntax highlighting for Solidity VS Code extension not working on linux

Even if the extension installation completes correctly, syntax highlighting does not work.
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geth v1.8 unable to download the last 65 blocks for the mainnet

Currently running geth 1.8 on Ubuntu 17.10 on an SSD. Anytime I start geth, it will always sync until it hits the last 65 blocks where it just hangs and looks like it stays stuck at downloading the ...
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How to sent ETH from Parity command line

I was wondering if it is possible to send ETH using the parity command line, without opening the browser and going to the address 127.0.0.1:8080. I want to host my Parity instance on a headless ...
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How to install mist (browser) and wallet on Linux Ubuntu?

I am somewhat new to Linux and have been having difficulty installing Mist. I tried using this script https://gist.github.com/tgerring/d4ab3f1672ed91a53c6c to no avail. It usually goes wrong around ...
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Ethereum testnet balance not getting updated

I have sent 1ETH to my newly created address in testnet. The node chaindata is updated and syncing is done (eth.syncing gives false). Also if I do eth.getBlock(2670189), I can see my TxHash in the ...
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Do I need a Linux VPS to start interacting with smart contracts?

I have only none to basic information about hosting with a VPS. I would like to deploy a smart contract and build a website to interact with the contract. Normally I use shared hosting which is very ...
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CPU usage while GPU mining

I'm thinking about installing extra videocards for GPU mining on a LAMP server that I actually use for developing and/or cronjob events (such as backups and similar), so I'd like to ask if this setup ...
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GPU randomly freezes all the time

I‘m having trouble with successfully mining Ethereum / Ethereum classic on a 4 GPU rigs consisting of: 1x Intel® Pentium® G4520, 1x Mushkin DIMM 4 GB DDR4-2133 1x GIGABYTE GA-Z170-Gaming K3-EU 4x ...
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What if there is an interruption in the geth sync process

I run geth attach command that s currently doing some sync with the blockchain. I can see the status in the geth JavaScript console like, When I execute the command of eth.syncing, The output is, ...
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Profiling OpenCL Kernels on Linuix

I'm trying to carry out some reasarch on the performance of Ethminer, specifcally I'm looking to get data for any OpenCL kernels that are created during the mining process. I'm trying to assess the ...
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Problem with first sync in revived Ropsten Ethereum

Hello everyone i would like to sync to Ropsten test network for the first time.I use linux mint.First i followed the instruction here and execute the commands sudo apt-get install software-properties-...
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How to mine Ether on GNU + Linux?

How do we start mining Ether on a Debian / Ubuntu / GNU+Linux based computer? Are there PPAs or special repositories?
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Relocate Data Directory without resync

If I have an exported binary copy of the block chain how can I import it but to a different directory than the default location? For example if I run geth import /mnt/blockchains/ETH/eth.bak it will ...
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How do I tell mist not to download geth, but use the system-wide version?

I run Manjaro Linux which is based on Arch, so I have a very up-to-date system version of geth. How do I tell mist not to download a per-user version of geth, but use the system-wide version instead?
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How I can to change path for blockchain data for Parity wallet on linux mint 18.2?

I'm the newbie on Linux and blockhain. I'm have installed Linux on the small piece of my hard drive (50 GB), so I want to know how to change the directory for blockchain data on my external hard ...
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Problem to install web3 module. Ubuntu

It just doesnt work. I have spent hours looking on the internet and no solution seems to work for me. root@ewerton-azevedo-blockchainlab-5299615:/home/ubuntu/workspace# npm install ethereumjs-...
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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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How much memory do I need to mine any blocks on my lockal network?

I have linux box with 5Gb of memory: osboxes@osboxes ~/node1 $ free total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 5176876 158360 3536464 ...
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ethminer benchmarking mode llvm error

I recently installed ethminer from the new active repository: https://github.com/ethereum-mining/ethminer ethminer --version returns: ethminer version 0.11.0.dev0 Build: Linux/g++/Release My OS ...
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What's the difference between EthOS and GenEthOs?

Both are mining distributions for Ether. GenEthOs is free, EthOs is not. Both are based on Ubunut. What's the difference between EthOS and GenEthOs?
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Ethereum Mining 3 Geforce 1070

If someone would mine with three GeForce 1070 cards on Ubuntu 16.04, is it necessary to plugin the SLI bridges?