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In Mist, does setting up a different datadir necessarily mean it runs on a testnet?

I'm running Mist on Windows, and I want to change the datadir because I'm running out of space on the C drive, but I want it to be on the actual Ethereum blockchain. Will I run into trouble if I ...
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Mist Testnet error “it seems this transaction will fail”

I am very new to Ethereum, and just working through some early tutorials using the testnet. My version is up to date; the blockchain is also up to date; and I have only one account in the keystore, ...
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How can I force a redownload of the entire blockchain on the mist wallet?

I'm having an invalid date issue on mist. (https://github.com/ethereum/mist/issues/525) I'd like to just try to redownload the blockchain again. How can I do that ?
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what does the “12 confirmations” mean in the mist when sending transactions?

as shown in the picture, once a transaction is sent to the network waiting for confirmation, this "of 12 confirmations" appears, what does this "12 confirmations" really mean?
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“Standard” Mist/Ethereum Multisig Wallet Safe?

I made a multisig wallet using Mist or EthereumWallet (don't remember exactly) in July 2016 and put some ETH inside. Now, given the Parity hack a few days ago, I am wondering if my multisig wallet is ...
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Trying to connect Mist/Ethereum wallet with testrpc

I need someone who can explain to me, step by step, in simple terms how can I connect the ethereum wallet with the local blockchain. I found the following link: Connect Mist to ethereum-js testrpc ...
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Custom Exceptions in Solidity

In solidity, is there any way to throw custom Exceptions along with error messages? I am using throw to prevent further execution of my code but this always results in invalid JUMP(in geth console, ...
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MIST - How to send all coins in account

Mist shows that I have 1 ETH in my account. When I check etherscan see exactly 0.99895 ether in my account.... I would like to send all 0.99895 ether to another address. When I try to send exactly ...
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Is the Mist Wallet stable?

I want to install the Mist Wallet and store my Ethereum in it. However, I wanted to know how stable the Mist Wallet is. Is it safe and reliable to use? The reason I ask this is because there are ...
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Is it possible to sign transactions offline in Mist?

is this planned to be implemented? Would be great to be able to sign transactions securely on an air-gapped machine. I understand that IceBox has offline signing, but they don't support contracts/...
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Should I create a new address for each transaction?

It's my understanding, when using bitcoin, it's advisable to generate a new address for every transaction. Is this also the case for Ethereum, and if so, how do I do this with Mist?
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How to watch contracts on Mist without ABI?

I've been trying to watch the Ethereum Alarm Clock contract on the main net (@ 0x6c8f2a135f6ed072de4503bd7c4999a1a17f824b) via Mist. This is the first time I've used Mist to watch contracts and I don'...
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How do I add more gas to transaction in the Ethereum Wallet?

I'm trying some things out in the ethereum wallet but it keeps guessing the amount of gas wrong. How do I send more gas in the ethereum wallet?
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I created a wallet contract, sent ether to it and now cannot send to another account

While experimenting. I creating a wallet contract. Here is the address: https://etherscan.io/address/0xC23501aB1E8E5C5EDB0fFA83C5A4DcFb9c31a355 I sent some ether to it. Now I want to send the ether ...
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Token transfer: Intrinsic gas too low

I have created a cryptocurrency by following this link .I have deployed the contract in Mist. I am using transferFrom() function in Ethereum wallet to transfer currency from one account to other but ...
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What is “chain structure”?

When installing wallet + mist v0.8.3 you see something like this: What is meant by "chain structure"? Is the "222 of 4446" just a download progress indicator or does each single part have a meaning?
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Mac [El Capitan], Mist is stuck on block 1,150,006

I'm on a Mac with El Capitan and am running the latest version of Mist.It's stuck on block 1,150,006 and I'm not sure why neither do I know what to do...
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How to troubleshoot a white screen in Mist browser?

I keep running into issues with white or black screens showing up after installing the mist browser or the ethereum wallet. How to troubleshoot a blank screen in the wallet or browser?
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Why does mist throw 'Uncaught invalid address'?

I'm trying to make a web page that gets a message from a simple "hello world" smart contract. Unfortunately, it isn't working. I'm seeing this in the Mist console. Uncaught invalid address v ...
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connect ethereum wallet(or mist) to to ethereum local private network

I would like to create a private network for test. And I would like to connect to this private network from commandline client or Ethereum wallet/mint. I have created a private network as below. ...
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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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How to erase all Ethereum files from PC

I'm using the Ethereum Mist wallet on my desktop, but after transferring everything to a new computer I'd like to remove all traces of Ethereum from the old desktop. What files/folders would I need ...
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Blocks are not being downloaded [duplicate]

After the attacks the clients are shit. At the moment, I am unable to download any blocks, except if I delete all the chaindata and it starts again. I have less than 6k blocks left to download and I ...
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How to run geth --fast on OSX

I am having problems getting Mist to sync, so would like to run geth --fast. I can not find the folder to run geth from? Do I need to install it separately, I thought it was bundled with Mist? I am ...
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Execute a contract from bash or inside a python script

I have a Mist wallet and a contract (with its address) that i execute from mist GUI "manually". I was wondering how i can execute it from command line (bash not geth) or call that execution from a ...
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Why does Mist contain ffmpeg.dll?

I've got Norton Antivirus running on my PC and it has been dutifully disabling some files that it detects in the Mist download when I unzip it. In re-enabling these files, I noticed that ffmpeg.dll ...
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Where does the mist browser store the node log files?

Mist uses to launch it's own client (geth or eth) in the background. Does it store the node's logs? If so, where?
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GETH is always stuck after attempting to sync

I want to mine Ether and I've been trying to sync blockchains for days. I've tried using geth --fast command and it always stuck as in the picture. My computer is running 64 bit Windows 10 with ...
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What's the chainstructure that mist is downloading?

What is the highest number of chain structures that I need to sync with? I'm currently on 10.08 million, and the block sync is stuck at 2,562,029. Is this normal? The website telling me which block ...
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Bad block, gas used error, Synchronisation failed

I'm new to ETH. Just downloaded Mist 0.8.6 + Geth 1.4.18 and started geth.exe with these parameters: geth --datadir C:\TMP\data --fast --cache=1024 --jitvm --jitcache 128 In Mist I saw a sync to 100%...
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Mist error: “unable to connect to socket:timeout”

In mist wallet i am getting an error of unable to connect to socket and couldn't compile source code.Do help me where i am doing the mistake.
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Ethereum Wallet Password Recovery [duplicate]

I recently moved some ETH to the Ethereum Wallet, but I must have committed a typo by accident when creating the password, as I cannot send it from the account now. Can someone please help me ...
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Connect Mist with testrpc on a Mac

I followed this answer to connect Mist to testrpc: https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/10109/5995 The command to start Mist with arguments doesn't work on OS X so I tried this instead, which doesn't ...
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Mist 0.7.3: how long does it take to sync and how much data do I need to download?

I just installed Mist 0.7.3 and would like to know how long does it usually take and how much data does it download as of today. What other alternatives are there to Mist if I dont want to download ...
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Why can't I send ETH? (Mist 0.7.2 OSX Yosemite)

My account has thousands of ETH in it, but MIST says this: "We can't estimate your gas usage properly, as you need at least 1 ether in your account." My Mist and geth are all updated to the latest ...
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If I installed Mist, do I also need to install geth separately?

Under Mac when I try to run "geth", I get the error "command not found". Mist is installed and in use..
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Mist Multisig Wallet: How to change daily withdrawal limit?

Anybody know how to change a Mist multisig wallet's daily withdrawal limit from within Mist?
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Interaction with a deployed smart contract from the geth command line

I have a contract which I'd like to be able to sum numbers submitted by any other address: contract UnitCounter { mapping (address => uint256) public UnitsFrom; uint256 public TotalUnits; ...
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Is it possible to start Ethereum Wallet in --light mode by default on my Mac?

I mean without using Terminal geth each time?
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Where is the geth.exe in the Ethereum mist?

I'm running Ethereum Mist on Windows 7. Mist Version is 0.8.6. I can't find the geth.exe in the Mist github. https://github.com/ethereum/mist In the version 0.8.2, the geth path was "mist\nodes\...
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What function does ethereum mist wallet use to send custom tokens?

I have created my own currency(advancedToken) - ABC using the code given at https://www.ethereum.org/token#full-coin-code I have understood the transfer of coin using the contract function Transfer: ...
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How do I import contracts to Mist?

I see no option to import contracts. Would appreciate any help here. I do not have the contract code, but I do have its address.
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Why is it that the Mist client can not display the transactions?

"Latest Transactions" not updating in Mist Wallet after sending Eth from Polo to my wallet. Balance is updating fine but can't see any transactions since 3/31.
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Is it safe to delete your main account private key file?

I have created backup copies of my main account private key file in a USB and also saved it in other laptops. I want to remove this main account from my Mist Ethereum Wallet. Is it safe to do this? I ...
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How can I open a dapp in mist (v0.7.1)?

I can't find a way to open a dapp/enter url in Mist browser (v0.7.1). Do I need to download any special build, build it from master, or is there a switch for this?
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Can't estimate gas usage in Mist 0.5.2

Since I upgraded to Mist 0.5.2, I get this when trying to transfer funds: We can't estimate your gas usage properly, as you need at least 1 ether in your account My account has 3 ethers.
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Does Eris Dapps end-users need an Ethereum enabled browser and and their own running node?

Recently I’ve been doing some research on blockchains and smart contracts. I came across the concept of public, access controled and private blockchains and smart contracts. Ethereum and Eris can be ...
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How to connect Mist to a remote private network? [duplicate]

I have seen option to connect Mist to a privatenet here like this geth --networkid 1234 --ipcpath /Users/you/Library/Ethereum/geth.ipc Looks like the path is hardcoded somewhere in the code. How ...
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Which ethereum wallets support bip39 with optional passphrase?

The hardware wallets, e.g., Trezor and Ledger, support bip39 with an optional passphrase. In theory, since bip39 is a standard, you should be able to recover these hardware wallets to any ethereum ...
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DAG size (Win 10) vastly larger than expected

Last night, I updated to a much newer version of the Mist Ethereum wallet than when I last used it (0.2.6 to 0.8.9) about 1 year ago, and from everything I've read on DAG size, it's using far more ...

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