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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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How do I figure out how much a share is worth in the PPLNS world?

I'm trying to figure out how much accepted shares are worth, however small, in a mining pool, situation, specifically of a PPLNS scheme. What is the formula to figure how what a specific share is ...
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About shares in mining pool

I know that profits are assigned by the shares. But I want to know some details about computing the share. For example, I get a job with difficulty 25000 to solve: Do I need to finish 25000 times of ...
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Validate a job's result in a proxy pool

I'm writing my own proxy pool implementation. I have problem with share verification. I received a job from upsteam mining pool: job={ "blob": "...
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Would a long-time block target be annoying?

Lets imagen for a second that I have an idea for a really unique coin and not just a clone ... If I created this coin to have an average new block-time of 1 day would it need to give more coins for a ...
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Are mining pools shares based on prescribed difficulty or the actual difficulty you hash a block with?

I'm mining Monero as part of a pool (specifically this pool -- https://mixpools.org/xmr/). I'm using a CryptoNoter package to do the mining. The pool will send back work taht looks like {"data":"{"...
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What's the relationship between the pool's advertised difficulty and the target of the jobs it sends out?

I'm trying to do CPU mining as part of a pool that I found here -- https://xmrpool.net/#/help/getting_started . As I have crappy hardware, I thought I'd try the easiest setting. The site says ...
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How can I tell what difficulty my solution is?

I read that sometimes a pool will report a "Low difficulty share" error if the solution indeed did not match the specified difficulty but it could also be reported if someone had already found a nonce ...
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Am I understanding PPLNS correctly in this example?

I want to be sure I understand how the PPLNS pool payment system works. As I understand it, the theory is to reward loyal miners as opposed to people who continually switch pools. So I've been ...
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Benefits to starting out mining at a higher difficulty

I have been trying to find out what the benefits are to starting out mining pools at higher difficulties. I imagine there must be some added benefit to it but I haven't found any real information on ...
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What is a "Low Difficulty Share" error?

I am trying to mine on an old AMD Radeon HD 57xx GPU with Catalyst version 15.7.1 on a Windows10 x64 machine. Claymore's CryptoNote GPU Miner v9.4 receives the following error from the pool {"id":1,"...