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Questions about Monero that are specific to Linux-based operating systems

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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