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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Can Mist communicate (via IPC) with a geth instance running by other user?

I'm aware that Mist cannot connect to a geth node in another computer, but how about to a geth instance running in the same computer but under a different user? My goal would be to have Alice and Bob ...
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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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Ethereum-Wallet-linux64-0-7-2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - sync completed, but the main UI don't shows up

I'm trying to run Ethereum-Wallet-linux64-0-7-2 on a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installation - block sync completed successfully, but the main UI don't shows up. I assume that's because 16.04 is released ...
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How can I specify an external harddrive as the download target for the Mist blockchain in Ubuntu?

How can I specify an external harddrive as the download target for the Mist blockchain? Hi there, I am using Linux Ubuntu 15.10 My harddrive is quite full and I need to download the whole Mist ...
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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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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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Which is the best (most H/s) open source NVidia driver for Linux (any distro)

I have tested my GTX 860M on Arch Linux with two diffrent drivers, but the diffrence is insignifiant (<0.3 MH/s). Is there a specific combo of NVidia driver + Linux Distro that gets most out of a ...
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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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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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cpp-ethereum (Homestead) starts resyncing blockchain

I just installed cpp-ethereum 1.2.2 in order to upgrade to Homestead. When eth is started it begins to re-sync the blockchain from block 1, while the whole blockchain is already on my machine. Is ...
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MIX issues on Windows

I've been involved with Ethereum for few months and am getting really excited about the functionalities it offers. Actually I'm trying to develop some contracts and deploy on the blockchain. I use ...
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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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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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What's the difference between eth and cpp-ethereum?

In Ubuntu, what's the difference between apt-get install eth vs. apt-get install cpp-ethereum? They both seem to install the same packages but seemingly not the same versions.
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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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Can I test different OS and combine the keystore folder later?

I have to move from Linux to Linux but also want to test under Windows. Is there any issue in running accounts and wallets under the different OS with a view to combining them under a single OS at a ...
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How Will Ethereum Differ From The Linux Foundation Blockchain?

What are some crucial advantages/disadvantages to both, and what factors will affect user adoption? Finally, in what ways will they one day work together?
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Is there a PPA or Repository for Ethereum?

Is there a PPA or Repository we can add to our system so that we receive automatic updates to our Ethereum software in GNU + Linux?
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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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