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Where is the Monero blockchain stored on Linux build?

The blockchain is stored in $HOME/.bitmonero For testnet, it'll be in $HOME/.bitmonero/testnet You can select a different directory with the --data-dir option if needed, eg: ./monerod --data-dir /...
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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"

To run Monero Wallet GUI/daemon First, this error is caused by the absence of thelibhidapi library, which is required by Ledger. Two forms of this library exist, one each for use with the hidraw (USB/...
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Windows or Linux for Monero

As someone who runs both Windows and Linux, I'd say that there is no bad choice but there certainly are better ones for specific use cases. Casual use: Windows - no need to dual boot or learn a new ...
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Compiling GUI from source differences by OS

There is no publicly available reason as far as I know, but compiling on Windows is usually a bit more difficult to compiling on OSX and certainly on Linux. However, Ilya Kitaev has provided Windows ...
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How do you convert the Monero blockchain from Linux to Windows?

As far as I know, the current blockchain is compatible across different operating system as long as they have the same "amount of bits", i.e., 64 bit to 64 bit systems or 32 bit to 32 bit systems ...
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Should I run my Monero Node on Linux, Windows or macOS / OS X?

If you run the provided binaries, it should be the same on all platforms, whereas if you plan to build from source, it's easier to use docker. I find it easier to use docker on linux over windows ...
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How to start Wolf's AMD miner on boot with Ubuntu?

sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/runminer.service In there, paste this (everything between the lines): [Unit] Description=Monero GPU miner After=network.target [Service] User=YOUR_USER_NAME_HERE ...
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Windows or Linux for Monero

That's a pretty broad question... If you just want to run a full node, I would recommend some (small) VPS on Linux, since even 20GB of storage space will be enough and you will be able to run it with ...
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Are there any pre-built Monero miners for Linux?

For CPU Miner on linux, you can check Yam releases here: https://mega.nz/#F!UlkU0RyR!E8n4CFkqVu0WoOnsJnQkSg And for GPU releases, you could try Claymore v9.1, available here: https://drive.google....
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For the CLI wallet, how can I teach myself all that it can do?

Utilise the "flag" --help to see additional options regarding the software. i.e './monerod --help'
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Run monero-wallet-rpc in background in Ubuntu?

If you can't find a flag and you run linux, you can use the usual way of sending an application to the background. Start the application in the background: ./monero-wallet-rpc & Additionally, ...
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For the CLI wallet, how can I teach myself all that it can do?

You just have to type help BEFORE running the software, like ./monerod --help
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Are there any pre-built Monero miners for Linux?

No, and in my experience you shouldn't rely on anyone trying to give you compiled resources. For the CPU miner you would need at least "automake libcurl4-openssl-dev make", those are the names for ...
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 "Wolfram Warptangent" on Ubuntu?

Find the correct download on the official Monero website and go to your downloads folder. Open the terminal and use this command: sha256sum monero-linux-x64-v0.10.3.0.tar.bz2 If you receive the ...
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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"

This particular issue is resolved in CLI & GUI v0.13. First, this error is caused by the libpcsclite dependency (which is required by Ledger) not being properly compiled statically. Fortunately, ...
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How do I, on Linux, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure ...
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Do you get a faster hashrate mining with Linux?

You can't say in general, since it depends on too many factors like exact hardware configuration, OS distribution and version, driver version eg. From my experience, you will get slightly better ...
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How do I install Aeon on Ubuntu?

Install the necessary prerequisites (on top of a default Ubuntu MATE image): sudo apt-get install cmake g++ libboost-all-dev Create a git directory: mkdir git cd git Clone the GitHub repository: ...
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Does the GUI work on Linux?

Linux beta binaries are built on Ubuntu 16.04. No sure which GCC version Fluffypony used but the downloadable bins on buildserver are built with GCC 5.4.0. Until next release we will try to complete a ...
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Overclocking In Linux With Wolf or Silentarmy

I tried on Lubuntu 16.04 with sgminer-gm, and the settings didn't seem to change anything as well. It is as if the card is just ignoring the OC settings. It seems that for Linux, it's not so straight-...
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Export the blockchain from database format to raw vs just moving the files

Pros: Fallback method which is sure to always work, as it is virtually the same as getting all the blockchain data you'd get from another node, but in one single file. It's lighter because it doesn't ...
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Monero GUI Beta 2 Window Covering Entire Screen (Linux, Arch x64)

It's already fixed in the code and you could re-build the GUI with that fix. Next release shouldn't have this problem. In the meantime, and if you want to avoid re-building, you can edit the start-...
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How to setup autostart of monerod in Ubuntu 16.04?

In the dev's conf there was mentioned that the 'GuessMainPID=no' of the service file is necessary. The sample service file is here.
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monerod throws Error starting server: Failed to bind IPv4 (set to required)

This error is typically due to trying to start more that one daemon process or a previous process not exiting cleanly. Thus make absolutely sure there is no other monerod process running, such as ...
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Is there a command to stop xmrig that runs in background?

I've created a systemd unit file for xmrig: Command line options nano /etc/systemd/system/xmrig.service [Unit] Description=XMRig Daemon After=network.target [Service] User=user Group=user Type=...
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Is there any reason not to upgrade Ubuntu when new updates are available?

I see no correlation or problem with upgrading your OS as related to Monero and I can think of no reason why the upgrade would create any problems for your Monero. As you have your mnemonic backed up, ...
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How to use a remote node on a very bandwitdh restricted connection?

If you update to the coming release, and if the remote node you're using is using a recent daemon (the one that'll come with that release), the bandwidth will be much less when refreshing the wallet. ...
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Are there any pre-built Monero miners for Linux?

There is no pre-built linux pool miner provided by the core team. You can only solo mine with the official binaries. For Wolf's CPU Miner, you need "libcurl4-openssl-dev make automake gcc" For his ...
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Should I run my Monero Node on Linux, Windows or macOS / OS X?

The easiest to use would probably be Windows, where all you need to do is download the .zip, extract it, and then run bitmonero.exe. It will take a little while to sync with the network on any OS (...
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