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Questions tagged [hash-verification]

The process of comparing the hash value of downloaded Monero related software to a previously calculated value (often GPG signed by a developer) in order to verify that it is authentic and has not been corrupted.

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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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Anyone know if CoinHive uses the new Monero hashing algorithm?

When I visit https://coinhive.com/ , I see a "Start Mining" button at the center of their page. I know recently Monero changed its hashing algorithm to be CryptoNightV7. Does coinhive use their new ...
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What is “aes_round” in the Monero hashing algorithm?

I'm embarking on the fool's errand of attempting to understand the Monero hash algorithm. Using this link -- https://cryptonote.org/cns/cns008.txt, I'm struggling to understand this step 3. ...
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How do miners attempt to avoid duplicating nonces of other miners? Do they try?

In a very general sense, most people who know about cryptocurrency mining understand that for every block in a proof-of-work blockchain there is a new "challenge" for the miners, and that challenge is ...
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What's the scratchpad for?

Attempting to follow the pseudo-code here -- What exactly has been changed in PoW algorithms in the v7 fork?, I was curious about this part of the Monero hashing algorithm ... scratchpad = ...
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Which keccak algorithm does Monero use in its initial has function?

The Monero algorithm says First, the input is hashed using Keccak [KECCAK] with parameters b = 1600 and c = 512 I'm trying to re-create teh algorithm using JS and I found this keccak library ...
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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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Downloaded monero v12 GUI How do I verify the hash of the download on Ubuntu command line?

I downloaded the latest monero v12 client using the following command: curl -O -J -L https://downloads.getmonero.org/gui/linux64 I never knew how to go about verifying its hash. How do I go about ...
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How does a Monero pool confirm/reject a submitted nonce?

I'm trying to get a handle on how the protocol works between Monero miners and pools. Although I've looked at Stratum, the rules seem slightly different with Monero mining. For example, I'm using a ...
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What does the “hashes” field mean in an authentication message received from a pool?

I'm still trying to get a handle on how all this pool mining stuff works so I decided to use this guy's project -- https://github.com/cryptonoter/CryptoNoter/ to give it a whirl. In particular I ...
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Having trouble getting Bitcoal network to accept submitblock

EDIT: I think this is because it was upcased? I downcased the blob and found another block, now my wallet shows a locked balance! I am solo mining on a easy coin now to learn how mining works, ...
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SHA256 hashes for newest AEON release

Where can I find the SHA256 hashes for AEON v.0.9.11? Preferably I would like to see the hashes GPG signed by an AEON developer and is the norm for Monero releases
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on FreeBSD?

How can I verify the SHA256 listed in this GPG-signed message for the official Monero 0.10.3 release matches the file that I downloaded for FreeBSD, 64-bit?
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on macOS?

How can I verify the SHA256 hash published for the official 0.10.3 "Wolfram Warptangent” release matches the file that I downloaded for macOS, 64-bit?
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on Windows?

How can I verify the SHA256 hash published for the official 0.10.3 release matches the file that I downloaded for Windows, 64-bit?
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on Ubuntu?

How can I verify the SHA256 hash published for the official 0.10.3 release matches the file that I downloaded for Linux, 64-bit?