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How do I install the Monero GUI on PureOS?

Now that Purism accepts Monero payments through globee I am interested in using Monero on a Librem laptop which runs PureOS. What are the installation steps (including necessary dependencies) ...
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Are there any pre-built Monero miners for Linux?

I've been having problems compiling wolf's miners. Are there any pre-built linux miners, and if not, what are the packages that I need to fully build his CPU and GPU miners?
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How to setup autostart of monerod in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've setup the systemd service: $ cat /etc/systemd/system/monerod.service [Unit] Description=Starts Monero Node [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target [Service] Type=simple After=networking.service ...
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For the CLI wallet, how can I teach myself all that it can do?

Monero has motivated me to get interested in Linux. I'm relatively inexperienced with Linux. To those more experienced, this question may seem like a silly one. I expect I'm not the only Linux n00b ...
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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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Where is the Monero blockchain stored on Linux build?

I'm a Linux newbie and I don't know where monerod is storing the blockchain.
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Should I run my Monero Node on Linux, Windows or macOS / OS X? [closed]

I am a complete novice when it comes to running Monero-related software, and have only used MyMomero and Exchanges thus far. I now intend to dive into this area, and set up my own Monero Node. As I ...
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How do you convert the Monero blockchain from Linux to Windows?

I know there is a tool that can be used to convert the format but what steps should be taken to do so?
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on Ubuntu?

How can I verify the SHA256 hash published for the official 0.10.3 release matches the file that I downloaded for Linux, 64-bit?
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Compiling GUI from source differences by OS

Has there been a stated reason why instructions to compile the new GUI from source are currently available for Linux and OSX but not Windows? Since Windows users have been most vocal about their ...
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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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How to use a remote node on a very bandwitdh restricted connection?

I set up a remote node for Monero using SSH tunneling, it works great. The problem is that it's using quite a bit of bandwidth. I assumed all bandwidth intensive operations were done in the remote ...
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Security differences between using Monero on PureOS and QubesOS

The new Librem laptops available for purchase with Monero offer an option to add a QubesOS operating system to any order. For Monero use exclusively, what are the security differences between PureOS ...
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Segmentation Fault problem when running monerod in whonix

The first time I ran monerod in whonix, everything worked perfectly. But everytime after that, when I try to start it up, everything looks normal (green line read: NET service bound to ...)(second ...
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Windows or Linux for Monero

What are the pros and cons of each OS for running a full node and GPU/CPU mining? Also developing for Monero? I want to be able to make programs for windows, linux, and macos that involve Monero as I ...
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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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How to start Wolf's AMD miner on boot with Ubuntu?

How can I set Wolf's AMD miner (version 0.4) to start on boot with Ubuntu 16.04? I already have the miner configured to run properly on command in my Downloads folder.
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Monero GUI Beta 2 Window Covering Entire Screen (Linux, Arch x64)

When running the Beta 2 release of GUI on Arch Linux x64 the window is too big and it covers my entire screen! What can I do to fix this?
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Export the blockchain from database format to raw vs just moving the files

What are the pros and cons of using the following command to export the Monero blockchain from a Linux OS to a flash drive? monero-blockchain-export --output-file /media/a/Transcend/ How does the ...
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Do you get a faster hashrate mining with Linux?

I am mining with a RX 470 GPU and a Intel 6600k CPU on Win7, would I get a higher hashrate mining using Linux OS?
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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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Moving LMDB from Laptop to SBC?

I have a synced Database on my Laptop running W10, but I want run monerod on my Odroid C1 running debian linux. Is it possible to move the database from the Laptop to the SBC
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Trouble compiling aeon node on ubuntu 16.10

I have a question, following the instructions on here: How do I install Aeon on Ubuntu? I cannot get the node to compile on ubuntu 16.10. Here is what shows in the terminal: make mkdir -p build/...
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Does the GUI work on Linux?

I am running Debian and the latest stable version of libstdc++6 (provided by Debian) does not include the versions necessary to run the GUI. CXXABI_1.3.9 and GLIBCXX_3.4.21 I spoke to a friend ...
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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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Overclocking In Linux With Wolf or Silentarmy

Does anyone know of an overclocking utility for AMD/ATI cards in Linux similar to wattman for windows? The latest crimson drivers don't seem to have such a utility built in. Moreover, the settings for ...
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Monero GUI on Linux Mint - how to open wallet file from a separate device / USB stick

With the CLI wallet, I can access the wallet file in the same directory, on a USB, due to using the cd command to /media/devicename. However, the GUI does not seem to recognise devices, to open the ...
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How is building the GUI from source different from building monerod/CLI?

Since I've been building monerod/CLI from source since before the GUI wallet was released, I already have a fully populated monero directory with my wallet and everything else that gets installed in ...
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Run monero-wallet-rpc in background in Ubuntu?

Is there a flag that i can pass to monero-wallet-rpc so it runs in the background? I tried --detach since thats used in monerod but it didn't work. Any unofficial way to do it easily? I am running ...
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Monerod not syncing past ~1200700 in TAILS - Segmentation fault

I have been unsuccessfully trying to sync the blockchain for the past 5 days using the latest 32bit Linux Monero Core on Tails live USB. I followed the instructions in the Tails/Tor post on /r/Monero ...
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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 install Aeon on Ubuntu?

I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu MATE installed. How do I install an Aeon node on this?
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How do I safely shutdown the daemon in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have started monerd detached and need to exit it safely. I have tried adding stop to the /proc/(pid of monderod)/fd/0 but monerod doesn't accept the input. Is it ok to kill the process? I want to ...
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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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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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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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Low XMR-STAK hash rate on two cards in a 8 card Linux NVIDIA rig

Recently I switched from windows to ubuntu server 16 in order to support more than 8 nvidia cards. However before even getting to install more than 8 cards, I see some issues with the hash rate. (...
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How do i statically build Wolfs cpuminer-multi?

The miner is : https://github.com/OhGodAPet/cpuminer-multi The question is how do i do a static build which would allow me to compile the miner only once and run it on several diffrent machines. Im ...
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Monero mining speed?

Helo Everyone: I started mining a few days ago from several of my computers (CPU). I joined moneropool.com, my question is why sometimes when I check my stats on their website it says that I'm mining ...
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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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xmr-stak-amd and Ubuntu

I'm only able to make xmr-stak-amd working with AMDGPU-PRO proprietary driver, so I must remain on Ubuntu 16.04. Is there a way to make xmr-stak-amd working with the amdgpu opensource driver? I mean ...
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Errors while compiling Monero on openSUSE

I'm trying to compile latest version of Monero On openSUSE Leap, but it throws an error: Scanning dependencies of target obj_common make[3]: Leaving directory '/home/user/monero/build/release' make[3]...
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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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How to prevent stack smashing on ccminer

I have tried everything to get mining with my Nvidia GPU on Ubuntu 16.04 using ccminer. I've tried completely purging all drivers and dependencies and building from scratch, but I still have this ...
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Download Link Monero 0.11.0 (Helium Hydra) broken [closed]

This link (64-bit Linux GUI) is broken. Also the 32-bit GUI has an invalid link. Where can I get the correct file(s)?
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Setting XMR-STAK as startup service in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 as VMWare Virtual Machine. Downloaded xmr-stak-portbin-linux.tar.gz. I created a xmr.service file in /lib/systemd/system/ [Unit] Description=xmr After=network.target [...
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Is there any reason not to upgrade Ubuntu when new updates are available?

Last month, 16.10 was released. I guess this would be considered a "point release." Is there anything about point releases to watch out for, or is it generally safe to upgrade for them? It almost ...
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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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running monerod on background thread always stops after some time

When I run monerod on a background fork in linux, it always stops after sometime. Why is this? I have tried using monerod --detach and nohup monerod & and it still stops after awhile. I can't ...