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I am attempting to run a Monero daemon on my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. I followed these steps to compile monero, and have successfully compiled the binaries required to run a Monero daemon.

When I run sudo ./monerod in my ~/monero/build/Linux/master/release/bin folder, the daemon starts, but when it attempts to generate an SSL certificate after initializing the core RPC server, I receive the error:

ERROR net.ssl contrib/epee/include/net/abstract_tcp_server2.inl:970 Error starting server: Failed to create certificate

My daemon then shuts down. What step have I missed?

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You are compiling the master branch (which includes an SSL commit/PR). I would advise building the most recent release tag / branch, as documented in the official compilation instructions.

Note, the most recent release tag is currently v0.14.0.2 so can be checked out with git checkout v0.14.0.2 after you have cloned.

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Fixed in PR#5257 https://github.com/monero-project/monero/pull/5257

Skipping extra unnecessary cruft.

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