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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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How do I utilize blockchain pruning in the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)? [duplicate]

Certainly an alias or similar would suffice, but is there a better way to enable blockchain pruning? my attempt: nicholas@mordor:~/monero_console$ nicholas@mordor:~/monero_console$ ./monero-linux-x64-...
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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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GoMonero GUI Wallet works on Windows but not Linux. Can you think why

I have a dual-boot laptop with a W10 partition and a Debian-based Linux distro called Tails with only 8GB space(!). I installed the 64-bit Linux file it installed fine, but I have to use a remote node ...
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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:pass@xxxx.com 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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Starting monerod v0.11.1 Exception in main! Failed to initialize p2p server. Failed to deinitialize core

I'm on ubuntu 14.4 and monero used to work, but now I'm getting the following error. I'm not sure how to fix this. 2017-12-21 17:04:20.897 7fe75c63a780 INFO global src/daemon/main.cpp:279 ...
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What Linux flavour to use for AMD GPU mining?

After many hours of struggle to install my Sapphire RX 580 gpus on Ubuntu 16.04, I was frustrated when I realised that: Installation of AMDGPU-PRO drivers on Ubuntu 16.04.3 will likely result in ...
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start-mining with monerod doesn't seem to turn on mining

When i start monerod with monerod --start-mining [MY_WALLET_ADDRESS] --mining-threads 1 --bg-mining-enable --bg-mining-ignore-battery --detach I get : global src/daemon/main.cpp:279 Monero '...
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Empty destination field in transfer history

I have one transaction where i don't see the destination address. All of other my transactions have it. I use Monero in command line on my Linux. When i type command "show_transfer " of this ...
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