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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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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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Fatal: Could not open database: resource temporarily unavailable

I get this error when I run the geth upgradedb command: I0317 08:29:57.792433 4202 chaincmd.go:137] Upgrading blockchain database I0317 08:29:57.792491 4202 database.go:71] Alloted 16MB cache ...
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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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**Updated** Ethminer - no such file or Directory error after building cpp-ethereum on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to all of this, although I do some programming on Windows and the web. I have a small rig I want to use for mining ethereum. It is a dell inspiron 560. It has a new Nvidia GE-Force 610 ...
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How can I get a private geth instance on Azure to interact with the public blockchain?

So I am referring to Microsoft Azure's new blockchain as a service Ubuntu geth instance. I've set this up no problem and have run through the tutorial, but I'm trying to think of how I would get this ...
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ethminer not recognizing multiple GPUs (AMD Radeon / Ubuntu)

I have 5 GPUs on my setup currently: $ sudo aticonfig --list-adapters * 0. 01:00.0 AMD Radeon (TM) R7 370 Series 1. 02:00.0 AMD Radeon (TM) R7 370 Series 2. 03:00.0 AMD Radeon (TM) R7 370 ...
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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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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 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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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 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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Ethereum private network on docker

I am trying to create a private network on docker such that each geth node in the network is run on a docker container. I followed this git hub blog :https://gist.github.com/fishbullet/...
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Syncing filled all my space, where is the data and how do I remove everything as clean as possible?

I'm running geth on a distant linux Ubuntu machine, I have a total of 12Gb disk space, I thought that would be enough, but it wasn't. I only had the minimal LAMP settings, I installed Geth with these ...
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Geth 1.4.12 not finding any peers on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying Linux for the first time and try to run Geth 1.4.12 but it can not find any peers. UPnP works fine, the clock sets itself correctly and the firewall is disabled. Do you have any idea ...
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How to transfer ethereum keys and blockchain to another computer (parity) [duplicate]

I synced the blockchain, using both parity ang ethereum wallet(parity --geth) on an external vps(digital ocean) Now I would like to download everything to a local computer with scp. I found ...
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How to create my own wallet and own blockchain explorer?

I'm running my own private/permissioned ethereum blockchain via geth on Ubuntu. How can i interact with my blockchain to visualize accounts, blocks, transactions etc...? I've tried a lot of tutorials ...
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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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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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populus OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

When trying: $populus compile Get: OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory Tried: Tried to install missing dependencies as described here and installed solidity compiler as well - same ...
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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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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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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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Geth console output “short write”

I'm running geth with geth --rpc --rpccorsdomain "localhost" and ethminer 1.1.4 in a separate terminal, and I've noticed that in the geth console I'm getting a lot of messages that simply just say "...
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How come my geth require to sync blocks from beginning after update to geth 1.4.12

I was running geth under a user call 'ethereum' with this command: geth --datadir=/home/ethereum/.ethereum It was up to date until today there have a quickfix on geth so I compiled the source code ...
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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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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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Two chains on Eris

I have set up Eris on my ubuntu machine using Docker.I have created private blockchain. Eris tools provides option to work on multiple chains using below tool. >> eris chains <start|stop|...
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Simplest way to set up an Ethereum DApp development environment On Ubuntu 14.04 including a Client, and IDE and test environment

What is the simplest way to set up an Ethereum DApp development environment on Ubuntu 14.04 including a Client, and IDE and test environment? I'm basing this Client-IDE-Test configuration on the ...
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How do you use geth console commands on an ubuntu server

I followed these instructions to install a geth node on an ubuntu vps. If I try a command via ssh it says geth: command not found. Do I need to be in a specific folder to run the commands?
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How to monitor and auto-restart geth with monit?

I want monit to restart geth on crashes and send me alerts by email. Here is what I'm trying to do. My monit config at /etc/monit/conf.d/geth.cfg # GETH CHECK PROCESS geth with pidfile "/home/...
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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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Mining Nanopool for 24H with Radeon RX 480 and yet no shares found

I am mining with Ethminer in Nanopool for around 24h (or more) and I still didn't find any shares so my account is not yet created in Nanopool. I think this is not right. I use the miner like this: ...
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Getting no space left on device while running geth --datadir ./datadir console

I am following this tutorial and while running below command. geth --datadir ./datadir console It ran for 15 hours and then returned below error. INFO [08-31|09:54:13.343] Imported new state ...
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Geth RPC running but cannot connect in Web3 nodejs

Wracking my brains here, geth is running the RPC as expected but I can't connect to it with web3 I'm running like so: geth --rpc --rpccorsdomain "*" --rpcapi "eth,web3" I'm running this in screen ...
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Cannot mine using 1080 Ti on ubuntu 16.04

I keep getting this error: [OPENCL]:Allocating/mapping single buffer failed with: clEnqueueWriteBuffer(-4). GPU can't allocate the DAG in a single chunk. Bailing. [OPENCL]:clEnqueueWriteBuffer(-38) ...
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armhf build of ethereum

I'm having trouble building from source and/or finding a prebuilt binary (ideally this would be statically-linked) of ethereum to begin mining. Is anyone looking at this build failure? https://...
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My disk has only 1 GB free - how can I use the Linux Ethereum Wallet?

I just downloaded the Ethereum Wallet for Debian Linux (I have Ubuntu 16.04). It appears to be downloading a lot of blocks: it now says that there are 3,310,606 blocks, and the number is decreasing. I ...
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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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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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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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geth “too many open files” on ubuntu

Preamble This might or might not be a duplicate of Dangling hash node ref: too many open files. In any case, this problem still exists and there should be a solution rather than the - though well ...
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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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Cannot run solc

After following the install instructions here: http://solidity.readthedocs.io/en/latest/installing-solidity.html When I try and run solc, I get the following error: solc: error while loading shared ...
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Parity IPC direct connect

Before Parity I used Geth, and made requests like: echo '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_getBlockByNumber","params":["latest", false],"id":1}' | nc -NU geth.ipc and It worked! In Parity v2.7.2 and ...
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Error when installing testrpc / truffle on Ubuntu Subsystem on Windows 10

Node version 7.10.0 npm installed Ubuntu Subsystem on Windows 10 I try to install testrpc and truffle. When I install truffle via sudo npm install -g truffle I always get the following error: ...
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Unable to launch ethconsole with eth (cpp-ethereum) (Ubuntu 14.04)

I successfully launched a node. Everything works fine, even GPU mining. Except I'm unable to connect with ethconsole, as I get an error message : $ethconsole Connecting to node at /home/user/....
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Testrpc on ubuntu

I have a .php website on my ubuntu virtual machine. I want to start the testrpc in this machine, so I can interract with my smartcontract with this web interface. Is this possible?