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Possible to store the blockchain in a different directory?

The --datadir flag specifies the location data directory. geth --datadir <path to data directory> This directory should contain the following subdirectories: chaindata keystore nodes On ...
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

EthOS is based on Ubuntu Linux source code which is under the GPL 3 licensing. Therefore, by not supplying the source code to ALL for free they are in violation of the licensing. I will be filing a ...
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

From their webpage, I put the features in code format, and in italic my 2 cents on it. On a side note I'm somewhat surprised we can have opinion based posts / question in here but hey... Remote ...
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How to mine Ether on GNU + Linux?

I wrote how to do GPU mining for Ethereum with Debian/Ubuntu here: https://www.meebey.net/posts/ethereum_gpu_mining_on_linux_howto/ TL;DR Install/use Debian 8 or Ubuntu 16.0.4 then execute: sudo ...
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

It seems to be sold as pre-installed SSDs - a convenience option? They also sell their "Digital Download" for the same price as a physical SSD with ethOS on, which is rather... unusual pricing. The ...
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

Just in case if after reading all above comments you are still not sure... All you need to do is, install ubuntu -> google ubuntu if you need help finding it... add ethereum ppa -> Ethereum launchpad ...
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How to install mist (browser) and wallet on Linux Ubuntu?

The release download page is here Download the *.deb (Debian) file, e.g. Ethereum-Wallet-linux64-0-9-0.deb Then do: cd ~/Downloads sudo dpkg -i Ethereum-Wallet-linux64-0-9-0.deb
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Minergate issues, Windows 10, 6x RX580 GPU, TB250-BTC MB

This sounds like a riser issue. Try rotating risers or trying different riser cables. It may fix the issue. Because this is a cross-OS persistent issue, it screams hardware or bios. I'd try updating ...
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How can I specify an external harddrive as the download target for the Mist blockchain in Ubuntu?

Summary Q: How can I specify an external harddrive as the download target for the Mist blockchain? A: The answer for the Mac version is in Method 1 in In Mist browser how can I move the data (...
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Possible to store the blockchain in a different directory?

Start geth with the flag --datadir "path/to/the/directory-you-want". See https://ethereum.gitbooks.io/frontier-guide/content/cli.html. The default directory is: Mac: ~/Library/Ethereum ...
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How to update Geth on Ubuntu without using the PPA

Building Geth (command line client) Clone the repository to a directory of your choosing: git clone https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum Install latest distribution of Go (v1.4) if you don't ...
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geth v1.8 unable to download the last 65 blocks for the mainnet

The "last 65 blocks" part is normal. When the "fast sync" mode was first introduced in eth/63, it was even more. I suggest you take a look at that PR for a general description on what geth's --...
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How to update Geth on Ubuntu without using the PPA

You can compile yourself and avoid the repository. The detailed instructions are here A quick summary of the building process is: Clone the repo: git clone https://github.com/ethereum/go-...
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

Seems like all of these negative comments missed the point. Things like ethos and PiMP exist for new miners that do not know how to do the setup tasks or who consider the trivial cost worth the time ...
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How I can to change path for blockchain data for Parity wallet on linux mint 18.2?

It depends on how Parity is started. If you're starting from the command line, you can use these flags: -d --base-path PATH Specify the base data storage path. --db-path PATH Specify the ...
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Ethereum testnet balance not getting updated

Okay the balance got updated after a long period of Syncing. The thing that misguided me and probably many others who are new to Ethereum is that eth.syncing gives false but still fast syncing is not ...
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Syncing filled all my space, where is the data and how do I remove everything as clean as possible?

12 GB is pretty tight for a full Ubuntu installation. And this issue is not fully related to Ethereum in first place. Let's answer this bottom-up: I'd also like to know why /usr/ got filled 5 Gb ...
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Syntax highlighting for Solidity VS Code extension not working on linux

I found out that the syntax highlighting bug for Solidity VS Code Extension on Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 in my case) is due to a wrong configuration of the extension itself. To fix it and get correct ...
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Can Mist communicate (via IPC) with a geth instance running by other user?

I solved the problem, taking in account these 2 points: I was using umask 022 but the correct thing would have been umask 002. However, this still doesn't work (maybe because geth hardcodes the mask ...
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How to install eth on debian? (symbol lookup error)

I wanted to comment to 5chdn's https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/1450/2937 but SE says "You must have 50 reputation to comment", so until someone rewards me with such points, here. Install ...
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What's the difference between EthOS and GenEthOs?

GenEthOS support usb, hdd, ssd and wi-fi ) preinstalled proxy and genoil miner GenEthOS Portable platform for Ethereum mining The way the OS was designed by a miner for miners in the first place ...
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Is there a way to download Remix IDE locally and access it from the Terminal (Linux)?

The easiest way to utilize this project now (arguably) is to pull from docker as per the offical repo: docker pull remixproject/remix-ide:latest
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Which is the best (most H/s) open source NVidia driver for Linux (any distro)

Just a side node, I use ArchLinux on all my devices, but when it comes to mining I just use a stock Ubuntu installation because they have the best proprietary driver support. So without answering ...
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Which is the best (most H/s) open source NVidia driver for Linux (any distro)

To my knowledge there aren't big differences in drivers version, buy ymmv On a side note, you can check this website for a list of configurations / drivers info and hashrate. Please note that the ...
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

There is a backdoor in the EthOS 1.2.3 release, and most likely previous ones as well. Dont use this with your wallet on it!
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What's the advantage of EthOS over Ubuntu or Windows mining?

ethOS is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at ...
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Syntax highlighting for Solidity VS Code extension not working on linux

The release 0.0.2 fixes the issue thanks to @dotnetjunkie To install the latest version: Press F1 Type ext update Select solidity
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Is it possible to mount ~/.ipfs folder to an external drive?

I guess I was able to solve the problem I was facing. After ipfs init is executed, 15 new files each inside unique folder name is created. Those files should not be deleted (I assume those files do ...
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GPU randomly freezes all the time

The solution was to set the PCIe Port from version 3 to version 2 in the BIOS! Now it's stable for round about 14 days.
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How do I bind geth to a specific network interface?

You need to use the flags --rpc and --rpcaddr to bind the IP address upon execution of geth. For example, if you wanted to bind 30303 which is the default port to 10.0.2.18, use --rpcaddr 10.0.2.18 ...
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