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I have followed the instructions on the following website (https://chainskills.com/2017/02/24/create-a-private-ethereum-blockchain-with-iot-devices-16/) to install geth Ethereum client on a Raspberry Pi 3B.

After I download the binaries, untar, move the geth folder into my /usr/local/bin and type geth I get the following error:

Command 'geth' is available in '/usr/local/bin/geth'
The command could not be located because '/usr/local/bin' is not included in the PATH environment variable.
geth: command not found

If I cd into the folder and try running it I get the same error. If I run it with sudo I get sudo: unable to execute /usr/local/bin/geth: No such file or directory.

The version I am installing is the following: geth-alltools-linux-arm7-1.9.13-cbc4ac26.tar.gz and I am using Ubuntu Server 20

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    That last one is telling "No such file or directory". what if you run file /usr/local/bin/geth ? – rob Apr 30 '20 at 14:24
  • Try /usr/local/bin/geth/geth. – user96931 Apr 30 '20 at 22:41
  • I tried that, but found via file geth that it is an executable and not a folder. See my answer below. – Alejandro May 1 '20 at 11:54
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I found the solution. Two things:

  1. I had installed an Ubuntu ARM64 OS so the geth version had to be changed from ARM7 to ARM64.
  2. Run geth using sudo
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    Please accept your own answer with a click on the tick on its left side. Only this will finish the question and it will not pop up again year for year. – Ingo May 4 '20 at 18:04

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