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How to reindex

Disable the watchdog script crontab e Put # in front of ./btcwatch.sh to disable it #./btcwatch.sh Ctrl X enter Stop bitcoind ./btcstop.sh Reindex ./bitcoind daemon -reindex I will run for several weeks to rebuild.    

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 0.14.0

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.14.0 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.14.0. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device. It will delete your old binaries and replace them[…]

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 13.2 from Bitcoin.org

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.13.2 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.13.2 from the ARM binary provided on the bitcoin.org website. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device.[…]

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 13.1 from Bitcoin.org

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 from the ARM binary provided on the bitcoin.org website. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device.[…]

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Upgrade to Bitcoin Core 0.13.0

The official release of Bitcoin Core 0.13.0 is now available. Documentation for this release is available on the Bitcoin Core project website here. The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed to Bitcoin Core 0.13.0. These instructions add an upgrade script to the device. It will delete your old binaries and replace them[…]

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Announcing Bitseed 2.1 – A New Bitcoin Web UI

When we first announced pre-orders for Bitseed v2 (Core and Lite) in April 2015, we promised our customers a new app that would give them more control over their Bitcoin nodes. We delivered on our promise, releasing version 2.0 of the Bitseed web interface for Linux when we began shipping Bitseed v2 pre-orders in August 2015. Since releasing Bitseed 2.0, we have[…]

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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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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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Running a Bitcoin Full Node Over Tor

Privacy advocates have long recommended using Bitcoin over Tor, an anonymizing network that hides your IP address from the services you use on the Internet. The default configuration of Bitcoin Core is set to run over the traditional IPv4 Internet. In order to connect to other peers, nodes must know[…]

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