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Removing the Blockchain Backup to Free Space

If the Bitseed device hard drive gets full, space can be freed by removing the blockchain backup and disabling backup and restore functions. This applies to versions 2.0.3 and earlier. To disable backup: First, SSH into the device (instructions vary based on OS, see documentation here). Remove some files and[…]

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Bitseed Weekly Broadcast, Issue #16

Welcome to Issue #16 of the Weekly Broadcast, a weekly newsletter published by the Bitseed team to share important news for Bitcoin full node operators. We cover the latest in Bitcoin development, full node news, community events, and experimental projects that node operators may find of interest. If you have any news tips[…]

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Bitseed Weekly Broadcast, Issue #15

Welcome to Issue #15 of the Weekly Broadcast, a weekly newsletter published by the Bitseed team to share important news for Bitcoin full node operators. We cover the latest in Bitcoin development, full node news, community events, and experimental projects that node operators may find of interest. If you have any news tips[…]

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Hot Restore of Bitseed OS Image

THIS IS STILL VERY EXPERIMENTAL! Occasionally, an error will cause Bitseed devices to become inoperable. This can happen after installing experimental software or incompatible updates. The following instructions will replace the Ubuntu OS running on Bitseed with a fresh image without having to open up the device and restore from[…]

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Bitseed Weekly Broadcast, Issue #14

Welcome to Issue #14 of the Weekly Broadcast, a weekly newsletter published by the Bitseed team to share important news for Bitcoin full node operators. We cover the latest in Bitcoin development, full node news, community events, and experimental projects that node operators may find of interest. If you have any news tips[…]

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Bitseed Weekly Broadcast, Issue #13

Welcome to Issue #13 of the Weekly Broadcast, a weekly newsletter published by the Bitseed team to share important news for Bitcoin full node operators. We cover the latest in Bitcoin development, full node news, community events, and experimental projects that node operators may find of interest. If you have any news tips[…]

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glibc Vulnerability Patch for Bitseed

The following patch will update the libc6 library to patch the glibc DNS vulnerability. Open an SSH terminal window and log into your Bitseed device wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/bitseed-org/bitcoin-box/master/tools/libc6-patch.sh chmod 755 libc6-patch.sh sudo ./libc6-patch.sh It is recommended to reboot after the update ./btcstop.sh ./sudo reboot The current libc6 version can be check with sudo[…]

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 0.12.0

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.12.0 is now available. You can find the new Bitseed binary files for this release here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.12.0. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device. It will delete your old binaries and replace them with[…]

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Bitseed Weekly Broadcast, Issue #12

Welcome to Issue #12 of the Weekly Broadcast, a weekly newsletter published by the Bitseed team to share important news for Bitcoin full node operators. We cover the latest in Bitcoin development, full node news, community events, and experimental projects that node operators may find of interest. If you have any news tips or[…]

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Bitseed Weekly Broadcast, Issue #11

Welcome to Issue #11 of the Weekly Broadcast, a weekly newsletter published by the Bitseed team to share important news for Bitcoin full node operators. We cover the latest in Bitcoin development, full node news, community events, and experimental projects that node operators may find of interest. If you have any news[…]

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