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How can I run go-ethereum as daemon process on Ubuntu?

The Installation Instructions for Ubuntu suggest running geth from the command line, how can I run it as daemon process / service on Ubuntu?
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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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geth does not sync out of the box

I have a fresh new installation of Ubuntu 16.04 and I've followed manual to setup geth sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ethereum/ethereum sudo add-apt-...
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How to check currently installed web3 version?

How to check installed web3 version with command line terminal?
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How do I check my mining hashrate?

I've wrangled an old altcoin mining machine into an ethereum mining rig, it has two Radeon 280X cards in it. I'm running geth, with two instances of ethminer, one per card. However the output of ...
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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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Error while connecting mist on private net [duplicate]

I want to connect the mist private net on ubuntu 16.04 step that i am doing to connect mist on private net are below: create privatenet folder into ~.ethereum folder(which is into my Home folder). ...
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Minimum theoretical hardware requirement for geth

Is there any theoretical requirement for RAM, storage size etc. when I run geth? I mean the real necessary hardware required to get geth running at the very least, but not the optimal or profitable ...
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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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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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How to upgrade geth and mist in Ubuntu?

I set up a Ubuntu laptop specifically to install Geth/Mist 0.5.2 and have not upgraded since. I want to upgrade to 0.8.1 but need some direction. Am happy to work from terminal, but don't have enough ...
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is there a hardforked version of ubuntu ethereum ppa package?

The ubuntu ppa still contains ETH classic. Is there a ppa for the hard-forked version of Ethereum?
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Send payment from wallet using web3

How can i send payments from my ubuntu ethereum node to any address? Is there any working example, that may help me to get this done? CODE EDITED var Web3 = require('web3'); var Tx = require('...
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geth keeps failing to sync past a certain point

January is almost done, and so my first test of Ethereum. The first 2 weeks I was doing pool mining, and I must say it worked really easy. About a week ago I decided to do the Solo mining thing, and I ...