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Couldn't connect to daemon 127.0.0.1:18081 - tails os - windows machine

I see a lot of people saying that their wallet started working and then stopped. My wallet never started working. I got this error once getting it set up, found the log and it is stuck there. I ...
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Monero directory vs .bitmonero lmdb

I have two folders, ~/monero and ~/.bitmonero In ~/monero/'~'/monero/.monero/lmdb (180gb~ data.mdb) with a recent file date, means it's being used and updated In ~/.bitmonero there's ~/.bitmonero/lmdb ...
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Clarification of monerod config defaults

I am trying to template the whole Monero config file. I can't figure out what the default of different variables are. From my understanding there are three different types of defaults, for example: ...
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Monero payment processing & confirmation in PHP

I would like to create a payment gateway for the Monero crypto currency on my website. As practise, I don't want to use a third party payment processor. I was thinking JSON RPC calls would be a good ...
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How to complete synchronization through a remote node?

Certainly not looking to sync the daemon fully as it's just too much data for my purposes: 2023-05-22 01:07:54.389 I Synced 70252/2688967 (2%, 2618715 left) 2023-05-22 01:07:55.060 I Synced 70352/...
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daemon error: Exception in main! Failed to initialize p2p server

following up with starting a recovered wallet: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ monerod --prune-blockchain 2023-05-20 11:00:30.349 I Monero 'Oxygen Orion' (v0.17.2.0-unknown) 2023-05-20 11:00:30....
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monerod in Linux, syntax for path --data-dir

What is the path syntax in Linux? monerod --data-dir {different drive than monerod} Drive of \data-mdb is formatted in Windows, monerod runs in Linux.
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Monero Wallet and Monerod Network Connection Issue on Tails

I am running Tails on a Live USB and am attempting to run a local node with the blockchain being stored onto an SSD. I have updated IP tables: sudo iptables -I OUTPUT 2 -p tcp -d 127.0.0.1 -m tcp --...
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How do I retrieve wallet name for Monero CLI wallet?

So I have the password, also the magic recovery phrase and this definitely used to work perfectly. Have however forgotten the name of my wallet and the CLI is saying: Monero 'Oxygen Orion' (v0.17.2.0-...
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How to resolve the "Illegal instruction (core dumped)" error on Raspberry Pi 4 using 64-bit Ubuntu server

After following the answer to my previous question, I downloaded ARMv8 binaries to my Raspberry Pi 4 machine, running 64 bit Ubuntu server OS. This is the uname -a output on the terminal: ubuntu@...
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Which download file should I use for setting up a node in Raspberry Pi 4?

I want to setup a node at home using Raspberry Pi 4. I am running 64-bit Ubuntu server OS on it. Which monero download file should I pick, Linux ARMv8 or Linux ARMv7 ?
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Is there a command to stop xmrig that runs in background?

I haven't found any such command among the listed in the output of xmrig -h. I run the miner with "background": true in config.json. As my xmrig is started in the background by a script that ...
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Wallet does not correspond to `.keys`

I changed the password of my wallet, upon realizing that that destroyed my seed phrase, I decided to try to change it back to see if the seed phrase would come back. Now I'm locked out of my wallet ...
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SYNCHRONIZATION started loop

I'm trying to get monerod to work after running monero-blockchain-prune. It didn't seem to be working right and I found that monero-blockchain-import --pop-blocks ... might help. So I popped off the ...
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monerod throws Error starting server: Failed to bind IPv4 (set to required)

I started monerod on my linux server to sync the (pruned) blockchain and start working with a wallet. The syncing completed fine. However trying to restart monerod the next day yielded the following ...
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When compiling from source, do we git checkout release-v0.17 or latest (currently v0.17.1.9)?

In the docs, we are told to run git checkout release-v0.17. But according to releases, latest release is currently v0.17.1.9. Which one should be checkout?
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I get a "failed to store the wallet" message after trying to update to monero-gui-v0.17.1.9

I am using monero-gui-v0.17.1.6 and was advised to update. When I try to use it,it takes me to the Restore menu. I enter all the correct details but when I enter "next" I get a flash telling ...
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What is the bare minimum to mine?

What are pools used for and what Linux x86 program could I use to mine Monero?
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Transaction not showing in Monero GUI

I recently transferred my funds from localmonero to the Monero GUI using a secondary address. I updated my GUI to version 17.1.1 before doing so. I am using the latest version of Tails OS. However, I ...
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How to set up a mining pool on Ubuntu 20.04?

I know a similar question has already been asked, but it was 3 years ago, so I asked the question again so that the methods are relevant
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Trying to get a local node running on tails

I tried to make a local node on my tails persistent storage using this guide : https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/h8pbc2/guide_setting_up_a_monero_full_node_on_tails/ when i start the app image ...
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I now get the message "monero-core" is not responding

I applied the update monero.gui.0.16.0.3 from monero.gui.v0.16.0.2 on Zorin 15.2 and followed the instructions for a new installation from your website.
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Change path of blockchain data on Debian?

I tried to follow the guide here (How do I move the blockchain (data.mdb) to a different directory during (or after) the initial sync without losing the progress?), but I cannot change the path to my ...
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Optimizing xmrig

I am mining Monero with xmrig 5.11.1. I am using an AMD Ryzen 1950 cpu on Ubuntu Linux 20.04. I am trying to optimize my mining. This is the output of the “h”. It shows an “anomaly” in threads 12, 13,...
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How to install Monero on Debian Linux?

Debian is one of the top server Linux OSes, and has many popular derivatives including Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pop!_OS and others. What's the easiest way to install the Monero GUI on it?
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getmonero.org - Linux 32-bit CLI wallet

When I want to install the CLI wallet I can't the GUI because it's only compatible with the 64-bit. I get this error: monerod: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error Is the 32 bit version ...
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How to mine Monero on Ubuntu 18.04?

I tried to mine on Ubuntu but it didn't work. please tell me the right way to mine on Ubuntu. Also I got a problem while registering on https://supportxmr.com/: its home page is not like same which I ...
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Installation of Monero on Linux

I have downloaded the tarball and extracted the contents, now how do I install this in Linux?
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Why don't the XMR-Stak Linux release binaries support NVIDIA GPUs for cryptonight_r?

The pre-compiled binaries download for XMR-Stak state that the Linux pre-built binaries don't support cryptonight_r (and thus Monero), for NVIDIA GPUs. Downloading and testing this verifies that, yes, ...
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Is Monero compatible with Windows Subsystem for Linux

I built monerod from github source. coretests and unit_tests failed monerod —dB-salvage "Attempts to get hash from heigh 0 failed. - - hash not in db" Before doing this I downloaded Linux, 64-bit ...
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How do I handle "WARNING: You may not have a high enough lockable memory limit, see ulimit -l"?

Upon running monero-wallet-cli after a fresh master build of Monero 'Boron Butterfly' (v0.14.1.0-5fbfa8a) I received the message: WARNING: You may not have a high enough lockable memory limit, see ...
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Background mining + monero-wallet-cli + pool?

Is it possible to launch the monero-wallet-cli for mining with the experimental background-mining feature on? And would it be possible to connect to a pool for that? Basically I just want my CPU ...
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How to cross compile monero to a ARMv7 target on a x86-64 host?

Is it possible to cross compile the monero source on a x86-64 machine targeting an ARMv7 device? I tried this command: make ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-gnueabihf- But I ended up with x86-64 ...
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Wrong Device Status: SW=6e00, EXPECT=9000, MASK=ffff [duplicate]

I opened an issue here: https://github.com/LedgerHQ/ledger-app-monero/issues/33 error: 2019-03-09 15:17:10.351 7f9d2b82c7c0 ERROR device.ledger src/device/device_ledger.cpp:319 Wrong ...
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How to check a detached daemon without a wallet?

I have set a Monero node as a service on a virtual machine with --detach option to run it in the background. I can check the service status through Linux command or connect to the node with a wallet. ...
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GUI / monerod v0.13.0.3 does not start on Linux because of "./monero-wallet-gui: error while loading shared libraries: libhidapi-libusb.so.0"

GUI / monerod v0.13.0.3 does not start on Linux because of "./monero-wallet-gui: error while loading shared libraries: libhidapi-libusb.so.0". How do I resolve this particular issue?
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How to put username and password to connect to remote node in the Monero v0.12.3?

I tried to connect to my remote node from my monero gui on my linux machine. But there is no option to put in a user/pass to connect to the remote node. Also the format: user:[email protected] doesn't ...
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Suspicious connections - Having issues with the GUI under Debian by connection to a public remote node - PC hangs

Having a Windows client with local node - works perfect. When trying to connect with the Debian client to a remote node (eu.node.moneroworld.com at port 18089) the pc hangs immediately and cinnamon ...
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Is there a monerod config file to change certain settings when you run monerod in linux?

I'm looking to change the default port of monerod for RPC, but I wasn't sure is there a monerod hidden config file I can put in my home folder to set the settings? And what other useful settings are ...
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How do I, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

According to the release notes v0.12.2.0 includes Ledger support. How do I, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?
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Building Monero Fails but works?

I am building Monero from source on Ubunto 16.04 LTS. Eventually, it gets to 98% but then gives an error. However, I am still able to run monerod. Can anyone elaborate as to what has happened? (I ...
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monerod v0.12.2.0 does not start on Linux because of "./monerod: error while loading shared libraries: libpcsclite.so.1"

monerod v0.12.2.0 does not start on Linux because of "./monerod: error while loading shared libraries: libpcsclite.so.1". How do I resolve this particular issue?
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Monero blockchain explorer compilation not working ubuntu 16.04

Hi I am working on monero blockchain explorer, Trying to work with this git repo. I have tried too many times but unfortunately couldn't get success yet. Right now I am facing this error. CMake ...
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monerod system time

monerod logs (to bitmonero.log) a different time than the one my Linux OS is configured for. It seems like another timezone (-2 hours from my OS). How can I set up monerod to use the same time and ...
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Setting up monero blockchain explorer on unbuntu 16.04

I am trying to setup Monero blockchain explorer on Ubuntu 16.04 by following this github repo. I have checkout monero v0.12.1.0 but I am facing this error while running make command /usr/bin/ld: /...
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Remove accout in cli

How can i remove an account in the cli version on linux? I am created a "disposable" one with account new, but i can't find out how to remove it. And if i create a new sub-address, it is possible to ...
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LINUX - GUI v0.12 does not connect to local or remote node (std::bad_cast error)

As the title states, I am using Linux and the v0.12 GUI does not connect to a local or remote node. In addition, I am seeing this particular error in monero-wallet-gui.log: ERROR default src/wallet/...
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Is there any pre build nvidia - cpu miner for Centos

I need a pre-build CENTOS 7 monero miner. I have been looking for the answer of this quesition for a while, I have found the similar questions as well. However, the answers are old (around 2016) and ...
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Mining on Linux server, are there security risks?

I want to mine Monero on my dedicated Linux server with xmr-stak-cpu because my websites never use all of the CPU and I want some extra incomes that help me pay the service. Are there any security ...
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fundamental question: creating a transaction

I want to learn more about the monero daemon. If i submit a used hash, this should return a rejected hash. I would like to learn it by doing it. what are the JSON fields sent in a request in order to ...
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