Geth command getting stuck

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I'm trying to install ethereum using the link below;

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ethereum/ethereum

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ethereum

then run 

geth account new

Now it is just stuck there. Does this process take too much time?

Feb 14, 2019 in Blockchain by Suman

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Creating new account should not take more than few mins. I think you missed running testrpc. For geth to run, you need to run a virtual network which can be done by testrpc.

Open another terminal run the following to start geth:

$ testrpc

Now you can run the geth command and it should hopefully

answered Feb 14, 2019 by Raj

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