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questions about mining without connecting to a mining pool

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What is the best way to help the Monero network?

Apart from profitability, for the Monero network it doesn't make a big difference if you solo-mine or not. This answer to Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool? ...
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How can one solo-mine Monero using their laptop?

How can I solo-mine with my laptop / desktop? Do I use the Monero cli software with Ubuntu or can I do it with the same software on Windows 10 too?
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Is it possible to solo mine Monero (XMR) using AMD and Nvidia GPUs in the same rig?

I've been looking into this a lot over the past 2 days. I have found ways to use AMD and Nvidia GPUs in a mining pool (XMR-stak), but I haven't been able to find any info on solo mining with both of ...
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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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Upgrade from 11 to 12 not working solo mine [duplicate]

I am solo mining. I just downloaded the new version GUI (v0.12.0.0) unzipped and ran the GUI. It does not sync the block chain and will not mine. I went back to 11 and after several minutes of working ...
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Where is the line for solo mining?

In the reddit thread, they discussed if 15Kh/s is good hashrate. Someone argues that he wouldn't solomine below 50kh. But gingeropolous finds its enough to solo mine. And the post was 9 months ago. ...
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How are Monero blocks found and confirmed? (solo mining)

In case of solo mining - how are Monero blocks found and confirmed? If using monerod - let's say solo mining is started with start_mining somewalletaddress threadcount. What is the principle of block ...
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How to solo-mine Aeon?

Suppose one has the Aeon software built and installed, how does one then initiate solo-mining Aeon using the CPU?
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How to set up xmr-stak-nvidia to solo mining

I tried to point it in config.txt to my localhost monerod but fails with 2017-09-07 00:52:32.560 [RPC0] ERROR net.http contrib/epee/include/net/http_protocol_handler.inl:357 ...
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Solo mining Monero without downloading blockchain

Is there a way with mining Monero solo without downloading the blockchain? I have about 20 Raspberry Pi’s, which I didn’t pay for also I don’t pay for electricity. Downloading and syncing a large ...
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Help to Setup a Monero mining farm $4000 Budget

After to try some pools and alt cryptocoins by some weeks, I'm now really serious about to make a Monero farm because I believe in this potential, Monero is Awesome! Today I mine in DwarfPool, just ...
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Mining from multiple machines on a LAN

If I've installed a full wallet and daemon on a node on my network, how can I also solo-mine from other machines on my network without each of them needing a copy of the entire sync'd data?
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Solomining if not fully synced yet?

I have an active daemon but get the message 'status-not mining' yet the sync progress seems to be upticking. Very slowly. Is there a sync routine before a mining routine in Monero?
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How does the daemon determine the recipient address of the mining reward?

One may connect from several different wallets to the daemon. Mining is done on the daemon. In case a block is found, which wallet/address will the reward be credited to?
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How to run a local daemon with GUI?

I downloaded 0.10.3.1 GUI, made a new wallet and just finished synchronizing. I went to start solo mining and am getting an error message saying that it, "Couldn't start mining. Mining is only ...
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What are the chances of discovering a block solo mining with my current hashrate? [closed]

Just for the fun of it I setup the Gingeropolus pool software on my VPS. I have 5 GTX 1050ti, 2 RX470,1 R9 390x, 1 R9 270, and 3 HD7950s. This is roughly bring me 4kh/s hashing power. What are my ...
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Solo GPU mining

I've literally searched every source available to find an answer but the only thing I've came up with is that I have to set my own pool in order to do that. I am using Windows 7 and the only available ...
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Which is more profitable if I have big hashrate?

Which is more profitable if I have big hashrate - solo or pool? My hashrate is around 39 kH/s in total from all the devices. And I'm able to run a full node 24/7 Thanks in advance
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How do I know if I am mining in a pool?

So I started mining from monero-wallet-cli using "start_mining 2". When I enter "status", the output is as follows; "Refreshed 1254269/1254269, synced, daemon RPC v1.0". Am I actually in a pool? I ...
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Is it possible to solo-mine on a non-public node?

I am wondering whether it is possible to solo-mine, with a non-public node. I have no port-forwarding configured at this stage, so when I display the monerod status, it doesn't show any outgoing ...
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Hardware and Monero Mining

I was wondering if anyone has built a monster super rig or heard of anyone doing so? I've just been doing research by browsing the Internet and was looking for a motherboard that would hold as many ...
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Does mining use a lot of bandwidth?

If I setup a mining rig, will this use a lot of internet bandwidth? Do you know how many MB per day would be required? Is there a difference for mining pools and solo mining?
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Hash rate required to effectively mine an average of 1 block a day?

What is the hash rate required to solo mine an average of 1 Monero Block per day using the current network stats?
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Question about mining to a remote online wallet

I am running a full node on my Mac and I want to start mining some XMR. What is the right way to mine directly to my MyMonero wallet? Is it start_mining my address ? Will it auto send the XMR to my ...
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How decentralized is Monero mining?

How many Monero mining pools currently exist? Are there any P2P pools? What percentage of the hashrate does the largest pool control? Is there a pie chart available that shows the the share of all ...