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How to delete or reset the blockchain in geth? (OSX)

You can also use geth removedb to remove the blockchain and state databases. geth removedb Remove local database? [y/N] After removing the old databases, run geth --fast --cache=1024 (see answer to ...
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How do I install solc on Mac Osx? Error encountered "Error: No formulae found in taps."

From Solidity - Binary Packages: brew update brew upgrade brew tap ethereum/ethereum brew install solidity
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How to delete or reset the blockchain in geth? (OSX)

For other operating systems, the default datadir is: Mac: ~/Library/Ethereum Linux: ~/.ethereum Windows: %APPDATA%/Ethereum Delete the chaindata subdirectory that you find. Run geth --fast --cache=...
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In Mist browser how can I move the data (blockchain) to another drive on Mac OSX?

The default subdirectory where your Ethereum data files are stored on a Mac is ~/Library/Ethereum . Within this subdirectory, your blockchain data is stored in the subdirectory chaindata, i.e., ~/...
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Is there a way to mine Ether on a Mac?

Well, there are no guides because mining on a Mac is really ineffective, even on a Mac Pro. However, it's pretty easy – all you need is ethminer: Install ethminer: brew tap ethereum/ethereum brew ...
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How do I recover the disk space space after uninstalling Ethereum Wallet on OS/X?

On OS/X, Ethereum Wallet places the blockchain data in the chaindata subdirectory under $HOME/Library/Ethereum/geth. You can remove the chaindata subdirectory. If you want to save any private/public ...
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Mac [El Capitan], Mist is stuck on block 1,150,006

1) Double Check Mist Version You are on an outdated version of mist. Upgrade to 0.5.2 or later. There was a hard fork on block 1,150,000 - referred to as the homestead release. Read more on this: ...
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Mac [El Capitan], Mist is stuck on block 1,150,006

Check to verify that you indeed using the latest version of Mist. If you are 100% sure, reboot your computer and try again. Github Issue #363 - Stuck Sync El Capitan Github Issue #338 - Stuck Sync ...
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Homebrew parity install fails with 'no available formula'

Ethcore recently moved everything from ethcore to paritytech. To fix this, untap ethcore: brew untap ethcore/ethcore and switch to paritytech: brew tap paritytech/paritytech and continue as usual: ...
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How to remove wallets from mist?

If you click on the contract name on the main page and then hover over the name on the contract page you will see a trash icon that allows you to delete it.
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Is having an open TCP port dangerous (Mac OSX)?

No. You have open TCP ports for things like the internet. ie: 80 is the TCP port for all HTTP data 443 is ssl 21 is ftp 22 is sftp As long as the open port is not the the geth rpc port, then you ...
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Disabling and removing parity?

Here is the uninstall script for Parity on Macs from https://github.com/ethcore/parity/blob/master/mac/uninstall-parity.sh #!/bin/bash if [[ "$SUDO_USER" == "" ]] ; then echo "This script ...
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Ethereum development environment for Mac OSX El Capitan

Read the tutorials at ethereum.org Understand Ethereum Clients and Smart Contract Languages Smart Contract in-browser IDE ReMix Development You need an ethereum node to test against, i would ...
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Should I avoid CLI geth and Ethereum-Wallet both using the same data dir

Not necessary, you can run both from the same datadir because even if you choose a different datadir for the wallet, you will have to sync the whole chaindata into both of the datadirs You are ...
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Parity installation problem in OSX

I have worked on parity few weeks ago on OS X. This guide is for Parity 1.2. The build is very long. I suppose you have installed homebrew. Homebrew (juin 2016) have a preinstalled version of Parity :...
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Install geth 1.4.6 on Mac

Geth 1.4.7 (the release fixing homebrew) should be available now :)
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Solidity IDEs with background compilation for OSX

There is a private build of the https://github.com/webdaford/smart-contract-tools projects of a solidity editor for eclipse. http://opensource.urszeidler.de/SolidityEditor-1.0.0-SNAPSHOT.zip (pre 0.4....
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Why can't I send ETH? (Mist 0.7.2 OSX Yosemite)

Using Ethereum Wallet 0.7.3 with geth 1.4.3-rc solved the IPC Issue for me. For that geth needs to be downloaded from https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/releases since the geth version shipped ...
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Why can't I send ETH? (Mist 0.7.2 OSX Yosemite)

I just encountered the same issue yesterday trying to send ethers to TheDAO. It's an issue with the IPC connection. See my answer to Is the Mist Wallet stable? for details on how to diagnose it (...
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Why can't I send ETH? (Mist 0.7.2 OSX Yosemite)

There is a bug in 0.7.2 (as well as some previous versions?) that seems to occur when you use the "send everything" function to send to a contract. If you send everything but 0.1 ETH the transaction ...
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Should I avoid CLI geth and Ethereum-Wallet both using the same data dir

Ethereum Wallet will use the running geth instance if it is already started. You can use the --etherbase {x} parameter to specify which eth.accounts[x] you want to use to mine on. When you start geth ...
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Trouble Installing/Opening Mix IDE on OS X

HOW TO INSTALL ETHEREUM UTILITIES ON MAC OSX Install Brew ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" Run brew doctor Install the caktux formulae for ...
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Can't install solc on Mac OS X

I wasn't familiar with NPM, so had some similar issues. Simply running npm install solc will attempt to install locally, which can present some permission and linking issues- this is likely the cause ...
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Install geth 1.4.6 on Mac

geth is a Go program with one unique file and does not have any dependency. You could download the file here: https://bintray.com/karalabe/ethereum/geth/1.4.6-stable-0f036f6/view Simply replace the ...
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Solidity IDEs with background compilation for OSX

I think you will find a list of the all available IDE in the official doc : https://solidity.readthedocs.io/en/develop/#available-solidity-integrations in my experience i think the online Ethereum ...
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Where can the parity blockchain files be found?

On my Mac the blockchain data is stored in $HOME/Library/Application Support/io.parity.ethereum/chains/ethereum/db in a folder called 906a34e69aec8c0d
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Is there a way to cap CPU usage in Parity?

You can use a program to cap the CPU usage: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/24998/can-i-manually-limit-the-cpu-used-by-a-process I occasionally do this if I'm using a program that doesn't ...
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solc producing different contract binary depending on OS

The end of the contract bytecode contains a hash of a metadata file. This metadata file includes things like the exact list of filenames that you ran the compiler command with, and also the exact ...
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Why can't I open Mix?

I downloaded the binary from here and it works on my system (OSX El Capitan). Mix is under hard development as I understand so a thing might be working today, but broken tomorrow. Just have a bit of ...
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How to rebuild solc on Mac OSX?

We really should put in place something for updating solidity. I assume you mean the one that is compiled from source. cd webthree-umbrella ./webthree-helpers/scripts/ethupdate.sh --no-push --simple-...
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