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Questions tagged [mining-software]

Questions about software designed to mine Monero

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Is solo mining nonviable on non-specialized rigs?

I have a water-cooled 1080ti, and the most H/s I had with the basic Monero GUI is 250 or so. If I understand right, this is barely enough to break even with electricity cost, over months. Basically ...
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Monero CPU mining sofware for Solaris 11 OS

I have some resources on machine running Solaris 11.3 OS on Intel CPU, but can not find any working software to mine Monero coins. Is there any chances to see it in a near future? Perhaps it is ...
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monero-miner.com “minimum withdrawal amount”

I've been having a look at a website suggested to me called www.monero-miner.com - I'm not sure how legit it is, basically it claims to be able to mine inside the browser and deposit the coins you ...
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GPU Driver Support How Many GPUs?

Looking to build about 50 mining rigs... I can't figure out how to determine which GPUs support how many... For example... If I want to put 11 AMD Radeon RX 480s on one board, will the stock driver ...
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How to install CryptoNote-Lite pool mining software on macOS?

I want to pool mine Aeon with a CPU on macOS. How do install a CryptoNote-Lite miner? Preferably using open-source where I can compile myself (procedure needed).
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What Happens When a Miner Doesn't Reach Minimum Payment Threshold?

I recently made my own monero pool. While setting up the minimum payment threshold I thought: What happens when a miner doesn't reach the required XMR Balance? It might seem like a simple question but ...
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Can cpuminer-multi be used for solo CPU mining?

It seems that Wolf's cpuminer-multi only allows to connect to a mining pool and can't be used for solo mining. I've tried to use -o daemon+tcp://: to have it connect to monerod but it doesn't work. ...
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Wolf GPU miner using CPU?

I downloaded Wolfs OpenCL miner (github) and made a .bat file to start it. I noticed that it uses the CPU as well (and on the cmd output it says Capeverde 200h/s and then 50 h/s for 2 cpu cores total ...
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Overclocking In Linux With Wolf or Silentarmy

Does anyone know of an overclocking utility for AMD/ATI cards in Linux similar to wattman for windows? The latest crimson drivers don't seem to have such a utility built in. Moreover, the settings for ...
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How to manage a large number of low-powered miners?

A while ago, I got my hands on a large quantity of used, small form factor PCs. (Basically NUCs). I quickly ran out of TVs to attach them to, and decided to use them to play around with Monero. ...
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How exactly does mining software work?

If I had time I would read the source code, but could someone tell me a human readable version of it?
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Windows or Linux for Monero

What are the pros and cons of each OS for running a full node and GPU/CPU mining? Also developing for Monero? I want to be able to make programs for windows, linux, and macos that involve Monero as I ...
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Why is there only one GPU miner for NVIDIA cards?

I've just started mining (0.8 XMR so far, woo!) with some NVidia cards (4x GTX750ti), mainly due to the low power draw. As far as I know, the only GPU miner for the cryptonight algorithm is ccminer-...
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How to start Wolf's AMD miner on boot with Ubuntu?

How can I set Wolf's AMD miner (version 0.4) to start on boot with Ubuntu 16.04? I already have the miner configured to run properly on command in my Downloads folder.
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Mining on Mecer Xtreme S01 PC-On-Stick?

The Mecer Xtreme S01 PC-On-Stick comes with an Intel Bay Trail Quad Core Z3735F CPU. Is it possible to mine Monero on this device?
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Is anyone working on nVidia GPU mining software? How to improve it ourselves? Last release is from 2014.

I'm currently using ccminer-cryptonight, with the latest release from 2014. I'm mining with a GTX 1080, and I'm just barely getting a higher hashrate than people with a way slower nVidia GPU. Also, ...
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How can I get Wolf's open-source AMD miner to work on Ubuntu?

I have never compiled anything before and the steps on GitHub are too complicated for me. How can I get Wolf's open-source AMD miner to work on Ubuntu? https://github.com/wolf9466/wolf-xmr-miner ...
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Node and mining in ARM device

I have an "almost always idle" ARM home server (not a rPi, more powerful) and I was thinking running a monero node in it, plus maybe have it mine if possible/profitable. For the node part, is the ...
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Monero origins - optimized / crippled miner

I understand that soon after monero was created, some users discovered that it's possible to optimize the miner for multiple orders of magnitude. This led to realization that it was probably the ...
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Performance comparison of Wolf's open source compared with Claymore's closed source miner

I have an AMD R9 390 graphics card. What is the expected hash rate difference between: Wolf's open source GPU miner https://github.com/wolf9466/wolf-xmr-miner/releases Claymore's closed source miner ...