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

Just using this command is enough for me: nohup geth --rpc & To check if service is running: ps ax | grep geth To explore last log messages: tail -f nohup.out To stop the service I use: ...
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How to check currently installed web3 version?

From a command line: npm ls web3 or npm list web3. By the way, this message has nothing to do with web3, it's telling you to upgrade npm itself.
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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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Send payment from wallet using web3

There are 2 ways to do it. If you want to use the address with its password, follow the method below. web3.personal.unlockAccount(addr, pass); const toAddress = "0x...."; // Address of the ...
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How to check currently installed web3 version?

npm install web3 installs web3.js, which has a version command documented here: https://github.com/ethereum/wiki/wiki/JavaScript-API#web3versionapi var version = web3.version.api; console.log(version)...
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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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How to install Parity on Ubuntu?

The Parity page has a one-line install command provided: bash <(curl https://get.parity.io -Lk) -r stable
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How to upgrade geth and mist in Ubuntu?

Upgrading Mist on Ubuntu Backup your keystore (/.ethereum/keystore) Backup your data folder (/.config/Mist) Download the latest zip from here and install. For more information on backing up wallets, ...
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Solidity is installed but is not working within geth, on Ubuntu 16.04

The empty eth.getCompilers() result is normal. You can try the below: > eth.getCompilers() [] > var ceilSource='contract Ceil { function ceil(uint a, uint m) constant returns (uint ) { return (...
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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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Ethereum private network on docker

We have written a Docker container to run a private Ethereum network that works with Remix and MetaMask. You can see the details on our Dockerized Ethereum Private Testing Environment Compatible with ...
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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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ethminer not recognizing multiple GPUs (AMD Radeon / Ubuntu)

For people who're having this problem with a headless Windows box: ethminer must be started from the system, not via Remote Desktop and there should be a dummy plug or a real monitor connected to one ...
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geth does not sync out of the box

The geth Bootnodes Are Down I've tested, and the peer discovery nodes are intermittently / mostly down. Update 08:19 Sep 25 2016 I suspect that the bootnodes are congested due to the many geth ...
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Parity IPC direct connect

It seems to be the -N parameter for the nc command I was able to reproduce with the same request. According to man nc, -N shuts down the connection after input EOF. That's likely the reason why no ...
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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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Simplest way to set up an Ethereum DApp development environment On Ubuntu 14.04 including a Client, and IDE and test environment

Try using Truffle framework, with geth which you can install using apt-get install ethereum. check out truffle link for installation documentation. Also there's the browser-solidity web IDE, which ...
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ethminer not recognizing multiple GPUs (AMD Radeon / Ubuntu)

Finally fixed my issue. Here's what I had to do: From the BIOS, I had to set the motherboard to use PCI-e graphics (it was set to use onboard graphics). I had to make sure I plugged any monitor into ...
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Minimum theoretical hardware requirement for geth

I have tried to run on a Raspberry Pi 3 with some 500MB free memory, but I got Failed to generate mapped ethash dataset epoch=0 err="cannot allocate memory" when trying to start mining a private To ...
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How can I run go-ethereum as daemon process on Ubuntu?

Best way is to run as systemd: Create geth.service file (/etc/systemd/system/geth.service): sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/geth.service Paste the below [Unit] Description=Geth [Service] Type=...
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How can I run go-ethereum as daemon process on Ubuntu?

Here is an update to 5chdn's answer that uses systemd. This shows how to run a headless geth on your Ubuntu server. Of course, you must install the command line tools first, see https://www.ethereum....
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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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Two chains on Eris

You can actually do this my running different chains on different ports. This is possible by either using --publish or by using --ports flag. If you use --publish flag then it will randomise the ports....
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Two chains on Eris

Multiple chains running at once on the Eris platform is indeed possible. To do this, for each chain, when you run eris chains new|start, add the --publish flag which will randomize the ports and allow ...
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populus OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

After installing some other tools (like EthereumJS testrpc) the problem was solved by itself. I guess it was solc compiler which wasn't installed properly on my computer. Used to build solidity ...
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Mining Nanopool for 24H with Radeon RX 480 and yet no shares found

I got the solution! What happens is that I am using cpp-ethereum and there is an issue with this board and some drivers so I switched to the Genoil Fork and now is working like a charm! You can find ...
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How to set alias for geth?

1 Set Alias Your aliases will not work with scripts. As scripts only have to be set up once, you could just encode the full path name of the executable. Otherwise, you can either: Create a soft ...
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How to monitor and auto-restart geth with monit?

I did find a temporary working solution. It restarts geth just fine and sends alerts. But if you want to stop geth here you'll have to unmonitor it first with sudo monit unmonitor geth and then ...
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