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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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My C: drive in my WINDOWS PC is almost full. How can I change both geth and Mist path to relocate my blockchain files?

You'll need to create a symbolic link from the folder where Mist is looking for the chaindata to the folder where you are storing the chaindata (e.g., on an external drive). You can make a symbolic ...
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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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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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Geth: flag provided but not defined: -genesis

Like galahad suggested. Use init. It used to be --genesis originally but that was deprecated, now its init. Example: ./geth init /path/to/genesis.json Then exit From that point forward, your geth ...
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geth connectivity behind a firewall

To only download data from other nodes, you don't need to open any outgoing ports at all. Opening your :30303 to the world is required only if you want to run full node, helping other people to use ...
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Missing File from Mix IDE Install Package for Windows

I am afraid that you have hit an issue which know about but haven't had time to fix yet. We need to run the "Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013" (https://www.microsoft.com/en-...
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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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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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Windows Wallet, Beta 7, stuck at 460,000 out of 663,000?

This is an issue with windows, which is already fixed in geth#develop branch. Please wait for one release after homestead. This one will then include the fix. Optional you can build from the develop ...
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Windows Wallet, Beta 7, stuck at 460,000 out of 663,000?

Could very well be a bug. Problem sounds similar to this issue. Have you checked peers/network connectivity and tried running wallet/resources/nodes/geth/geth.exe to check for errors?
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Can I test different OS and combine the keystore folder later?

Answer The short answer to your question is yes you can test your keys/wallets on different OS's. Important Note: KEEP MULTIPLE BACKUPS OF YOUR KEYS IN SECURE/SEPARATE PLACES Other Comments If ...
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Can't enter any commands after starting eth on Windows

You need to open a console, like that: eth --frontier console The -b -i flags don't exist anymore. The docs really need to be updated. Edit: And please update your client to version 1.2.0 or later ...
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Parity on Windows 64bit Questions

--author requires an argument: you must tell it what the payout address is. e.g. parity --author 0x1234567890123456789012345678901234567890 --rpc --rpcaddr 192.x.x.1 --rpcport 8545 For what it's ...
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Why downloading the Blockchain with GETH --fast is still very slow

Try geth --light Light Sync: Gets only the current state. To verify elements, needs to ask to full (archive) nodes for the corresponding tree leave. You may take a look at this
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Block sealing failed err="unauthorized signer"

Figured it out. I created new account but forgot to add it in "extra data". Now it works.
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'brownie' is not recognized as an internal or external command on Windows 10

I faced this problem today installing brownie on friend's machine. Problem: Was with Pipx paths used for installing/accessing brownie & python. For some reason, even uninstalling and re-installing ...
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My C: drive in my WINDOWS PC is almost full. How can I change both geth and Mist path to relocate my blockchain files?

I am using this code for shortcut: "F:\Ethereum-Wallet\Ethereum Wallet.exe" --node-datadir="D:/Ethereum/data" Program starting download blockchain data to new path.
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My C: drive in my WINDOWS PC is almost full. How can I change both geth and Mist path to relocate my blockchain files?

Now you can use --node-datadir="path/to/datadir" option to specify your data directory for mist and ethereum wallet. I've tried this on Windows, I don't yet know if it has been implemented for Linux/...
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How to fix missing cudart64_70.dll for ethminer?

I had the same problem. You have to download 7.0 drivers. Check ethminer to see if they are included in the folder.
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Ethereum Wallet 0.5.2 >Confirm Encryption Loss> message when extracting zipped folder

I did some research and all the information I can find is due to a bug in how Windows handles zip files created on a Mac as well. The initial files most likely had their NTFS encryption set which ...
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How to transfer the Ethereum blockchain to another user session?

You can copy your chaindata folder from one user session to another. What you might be seeing is that your old chain is processing blocks one at a time, which is slow whereas your new wallet fast ...
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Ethminer reporting low hashrate vs benchmark

This happened to me and here's what I did to fix it. I'm on Windows 10 and was using NVIDIA CUDA 7.5. I was benchmarking at 17MH and mining at 5MH. By Downgrading to CUDA 7.0 I starting mining at ...
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Ethminer reporting low hashrate vs benchmark

You do mention that you have specified the opencl switch at start. Did you specify -G in the ethminer parameters? This is required for ethminer to mine using your GPU. Here's the relevant ethminer --...
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Passwordless account and failed sends on Mist Wallet on Windows

Yo Atte! Low startup time: This is a known problem. In the future is to plan to have archival nodes which allow you to stream the whole blockchain faster to your machine. Furthermore in the future ...
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How to erase all Ethereum files from PC

what you did by removing the Ethereum folder is correct. Mist data is located under Windows %APPDATA%\Mist and Mist is normally installed in the %APPDATA%/local/mist folder. so delete also these ...
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How to erase all Ethereum files from PC

On Ubuntu, first, clean the packages: sudo apt-get remove ethereumwallet Then: rm -rf ~/.config/Ethereum\ Wallet/ rm -rf ~/.config/Mist rm -rf ~/.ethereum/geth sudo rm -rf /opt/Ethereum\ Wallet ...
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Install Solc Compiler on Windows 8

One relatively easy solution is to install node.js and use the solc npm package. I used it myself when I initially started playing with ethereum contracts and it was a snap to set up. Here are the ...
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Error deploying Ethereum contract: The transaction from "Account Name" to undefined couldn't be successfully executed

Looks like me being a newbie causing me a lot of problems. Also the Ethereum documentation that is not clear enough for absolute beginners. It turns out I had to have the Geth running to make this ...
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