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Wordpress :: mining with user's CPU

We are in 2020 and I was having a look at this post from 2018 which describes 3 WordPress plug-in we might use to mine Bitcoins through users CPU: Simple Monero miner: needs subscription to https://...
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Best computer for mining Monero

Hi I am a newbie in Mining. My question is: which one is the best computer for mining Monero? I know about the electricity costs (for me are extremely low) and I am not interested in become a new ...
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Optimizing xmrig

I am mining Monero with xmrig 5.11.1. I am using an AMD Ryzen 1950 cpu on Ubuntu Linux 20.04. I am trying to optimize my mining. This is the output of the “h”. It shows an “anomaly” in threads 12, 13,...
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Cheapest motherboard and RAM for AMD Ryzen 3-gen CPU?

I brought two Ryzen 9 3900X for mining Monera and I don't have much budget for the Motherboard so I'm looking for cheapest but compatible motherboard for Ryzen 9 3900X? I have same query's as above ...
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What is the best way to mine Monero on Macbook Pro?

I have started mining Monero using the MineXMR pool and an XMRig miner. I have done some calculations and found that, at my current rate of roughly 800H/s, it would take me four years to mine one coin....
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Most efficent AMD CPU for XMR mining?

I'm looking for the best AMD CPU for XMR mining which must be efficient in terms of power consumption per hash. And what is the best combination of threads, core and cache memory size to get maximum ...
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Best services/soft/pool for home CPU mining today, April 2020?

What's list of top sites on your opinion?
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How to mine Monero on Ubuntu 18.04?

I tried to mine on Ubuntu but it didn't work. please tell me the right way to mine on Ubuntu. Also I got a problem while registering on https://supportxmr.com/: its home page is not like same which I ...
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Mining with XMRig, what are “expired” shares?

So I'm pool mining RandomX using XMRig, and I often see that along with the increasing "accepted" shares, the "expired" shares are also increasing. What does that mean? Am I running the miner ...
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How many hashes does an AMD Threadripper 1950X do on the RandomX Monero mining algorithm?

I have an AMD Threadripper 1950X, has there been benchmarks done for mining on RandomX compared to other CPUs and high end GPUs?
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Does a CPU or GPU mine better on the RandomX algorithm for Monero mining?

Was RandomX made specifically for CPUs or GPUs for mining? I know it's ASIC resistant.
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Is it possible to mine on your CPU and GPU at the same time?

I was wondering if it was possible to mine on both the CPU and the GPU at the same time on the same computer? I have an Intel i9 7900X and an Nvidia 1080Ti, so I was hoping to get reasonable ...
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Minergate CLI mines only XMC but not Monero XMR

I downloaded the minergate CLI and I use the command for starting it: ./minergate-cli --user myemail@email.com --xmr I also tried ./minergate-cli -user myemail@email.com -xmr And did this on 2 ...
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Which CPU/GPU Monero miner for macOS?

I was wondering what would be the best CPU/GPU Monero/cryptonight miner for MacOS. I have an Intel Core i7 CPU and AMD Radeon 460 GPU.
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Is it possible to create a Monero miner in Python?

I would like to create a Python based Monero miner. I know that using Python for mining will likely be slow, but this is just for experimental purposes. Thanks.
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Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool?

Considering fees and profits, but also the best thing for the Monero network, which is the most valuable solution? Also, is it depending on hardware and hashrate power? Thanks in advance.
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Installing XMR-stak CPU only on Ubuntu 18.04

Where can I find instructions for installing XMR-stak CPU on Ubuntu 18.04. I notice every one are having issues with their graphic cards, however I just want to use my CPU. That being said I am still ...
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Newbie questions about XMRig

Can one Monero wallet be used to receive results from XMRig installed on 20 (or more) computers? Should the json file on each computer contain the same data? May I use XMRig in Whonix? What the best ...
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Step by Step tutorial to mine RandomJS on Wownero?

Is there a step by step guide on how to mine RandomJS on wownero since its the only monero clone that has randomjs implemented as of July 2018.
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Mining from multiple servers to local wallet

I am mining using ./monerod on Windows 10. I have created a wallet using monero-wallet-cli. I want to setup more machines that run ./monerod. How can I set them up so they mine to one wallet and ...
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Pool mining to local wallet

Is it possible to use pool mining to mine to a wallet created with monero-wallet-cli stored on my local machine? If so, what is this minimum amount that needs to be pool mined before I will find a ...
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0 hashrate - issue when mining Monero with CPUminer

Note: I know there are some answers out there like but none of them solved my problem. I also tried installing other miners but none of them worked for me (and I want to mine with CPUminer)... I've ...
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Is the operating system changing the hashrate(when mining with cpu)?

Currently I'm mining Monero on my raspberry pi (not very efficient I know but for educational purposes). I want to get a higher hashrate and now my question is: Does a CLI-based OS get you a higher ...
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monero-wallet-cli mining hash rate

I am mining from a Remote Node using monero-wallet-cli and using the start_mining command. How do I find out the hash rate? How do I maximise the mining to use as much of the CPU as possible?
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How to tell if start_mining is mining

When I type start_mining, there is no visible indication that anything is happening. Can anyone help with with advice on how to see a visual indication that something is happening? Note, balance says ...
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How to increase CPU cache on Raspberry Pi?

I'm mining some Monero on my raspberry pi (Of course only for educational purposes). In order to increase my hashrate I'd like to increase my CPU cache. I already searched SE but haven't found a ...
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MyMonero wallet compatible with CPUminer/MinerGate

I followed the tutorial on https://www.electromaker.io/tutorial/blog/cryptocurrency-mining-on-the-raspberry-pi-60 (mining monero obviously) and everything worked well... Code is compiled and can be ...
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Though I increase number of cpu, hash rate does not increase

I am new at mining. My first experience is with monero with using xmr-stak on supportxmr pool. My problem is that when I mine with 4 cpu I get about 150 H/s. This is the default configs by the way, I ...
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How to simulate (or set up) localhost as a mining pool for XMRig miner?

I am trying to run Xmrig miner to run without connecting to an online mining pool. Is it possible to simulate a mining pool (authentication and wallet) using localhost in windows? My goal is not to ...
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Using downloaded raw blockchain Setting up XMRig CPU miner (Monero)

I have compiled and built a release using Visual Studio based on the windows-build guide on the github repository. Using the xmrig.exe file I set up the option of -o as localhost:80. But this is the ...
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Mining and not seeing anything so for at 500H/s

I am a Pastor running one GUI wallet synced on two different Dual Xeon Graphics machines and get approximately a combined hashrate avg between them of 425-525 H/s, 117-127 on an 8 core, and 335-375 ...
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Multiple CPU miners with low hashrate vs single CPU miner with high hashrate

I looked at the Monero algorythm (unfortunately not fully understood) and wonder if I could increase the probability of hitting a block with multiple CPU miners (low hashrate - for example 10 x 200h/s)...
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Script for Monero Auto mining

need your assistance, please. Can anyone provide me a script for Mining Monero automatically? I have some small Internet Cafe an I am planning to put it in my units for additional income. If you ...
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Started back after completion

Monero started back synchronizing after completion or connected ! Should I just close the wallet once it completed the next time?
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How does the CPU RAM affect the hashrate?

And does it mean that the bigger the RAM, the higher the hashrate thus boosting your mining speeed?
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Is there a pool that will tell you the real time shares you've submitted?

I'm trying some mining on my MacBook Pro. Although I don't expect to make any money, I was curious if the software I'm using is actually submitting the shares it is reporting. Is there a pool that ...
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Any way to test my pool connection from the command line?

I'm on a Mac High Sierra. I'm trying to get this project to work on my local machine -- https://github.com/cryptonoter/CryptoNoter . I'm having some issues getting the server proxy to connect to the ...
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Non-WebAssembly browser miner?

I'm trying to find a javascript-based Monero minero (or another coin I suppose would be OK), which does not require WebAssembly. So far the only person I have seen figure this out is CryptoNoter, but ...
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Which is better for Monero mining: AMD Threadripper or Intel i9 7900x?

I have seen a lot of reviews of this two processors but they have focused on movie editing, videogames, compresion, etc. But I haven't seen a good benchmark particularly on monero mining. I know that ...
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More cores are better for Monero CPU mining?

Considering that I have the same intel processor, but one has 4 cores and the other has 8 cores. It will mine better or its the same? I know that several parameters are important but consider that ...
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What's the tip for protecting your laptop from damaging during mining?

I know using low-end hardware like laptop isn't a good idea, but I still want to know what mining condition could damage my laptop and how can I prevent it. Things I've heard Break every hour In my ...
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How to avoid antivirus to delete monero miner?

I have tried to download a lot of miners and all of them are deleted, I don't even know who is deleting them, if Windows antivirus or McAfee antivirus. I have tried to change configurations, turn them ...
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CPU is better for monero mining than GPU? [duplicate]

One of the most mentioned features of Monero mining, is that it's CPU based, I think that it means that nos even having a GPU will improve mining. I beleive it's like ASICs in ethereum mining, they ...
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Will I/O speed or swap space effect the hashrate?

I was wondering if I'm mining Monero with CPU, will I/O speed or swap space effect my mining speed (hash rate)? For example, if I installed Arch Linux on SSD with 50 GiB swap space will the CPU ...
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Why are only 8 bytes of the hash compared with the target?

This is the line in xmr-stak where the hash is compared to the target: if (*piHashVal < oWork.iTarget) executor::inst()->push_event(ex_event(result, oWork.iPoolId)); However, if you look above,...
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4 threads, minimum usage

In cpu mining, when I set my threads to 4, my cpu is being used up to 75%. I want it to be as low as 18%. I want all my cpu cores to be used, not focus on one, and get up to around 18 to 20 percent. ...
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Trying to better understand monero mining

I'm attempting to write a monero miner in PHP (I know PHP). I'm not after hashing speed I'm after understanding what is happening. I have looked over the "CRYPTONOTE STANDARD 008" document that ...
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Are mining pools necessary?

I have a free tier AWS t2.micro that I use for development purposes. It sits idle most of the time. I figured I would just put it to use, and after some time, I settled on mining Monero, as I can do ...
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Can you mine on an Ubuntu USB drive using xmr-stak-cpu with no swapfile or swap partition?

I have about 90 systems CPU mining on Ubuntu with xmr-stak-cpu compiled. Basically I made a master copy of a flash drive that I compiled xmr-stak-cpu on, configured it, and then cloned it to the other ...
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Does the miner program used affect the hashrate?

While mining Monero I have noticed the the hashrate is different depending on the miner used: When I use the xmr-stack miner I get 100H/s approximately between the CPU and GPU. When I use Minergate ...