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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

Because I couldn't find anything and didn't receive any help here, I wanted to share what I ended up doing to help others in the future. This is what I did to mine on NiceHash on OSX Sierra: Install ...
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Where is the blockchain saved in Mac?

It is stored in /Users/[your username here]/.bitmonero Example: /Users/sgp/.bitmonero The .bitmonero folder is hidden by default, but it is there. The easiest is to open a Finder, hit CMD+SHIFT+G (...
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Compiling GUI from source differences by OS

There is no publicly available reason as far as I know, but compiling on Windows is usually a bit more difficult to compiling on OSX and certainly on Linux. However, Ilya Kitaev has provided Windows ...
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Should I run my Monero Node on Linux, Windows or macOS / OS X?

If you run the provided binaries, it should be the same on all platforms, whereas if you plan to build from source, it's easier to use docker. I find it easier to use docker on linux over windows ...
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Simplewallet shows zero balance after recovering XMR paper wallet (using Mac)

You will probably need to rescan the blockchain, this can be done with the command rescan_bc It will take a while, also make sure you have a node running that simplewallet can talk to to do the ...
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Simplewallet shows zero balance after recovering XMR paper wallet (using Mac)

After you use --restore-deterministic-wallet and the address loads correctly, type "refresh".
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How do I make my macOS detect my Ledger Nano S when plugged in?

PLEASE NOTE!!!!!! With the launch of the official 0.13 Beryllium Bullet CLI and GUI wallets, the following guide is now redundant. You should be able to set up the Ledger Nano S without the need to ...
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Compiling CPU Multi Miner on OS X

goxed from bitcointalk has a fork of that repo that fixed the clang issues and works for me on macOS10.12. Here's what I did to use it without the formula: brew install automake autoconf libtool ...
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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

Unless you just want to pool mine, the monero daemon can CPU solo mine, and precompiled macOS executables are avaiable at https://getmonero.org/downloads/. Just tell monerod how many cores to use and ...
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Which CPU/GPU Monero miner for macOS?

Xmr-stak is one of the best Monero mining programs and you can easily compile it for macOS. All the necessary instructions are here: Compile xmr-stak for macOS.
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How to install CryptoNote-Lite pool mining software on macOS?

I know it's been a while since you asked this, but in case anyone else is wondering, you can easily install xmrig on MacOS by following the build instructions on Github. First you need to install ...
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How do I, on Mac OS X, generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI and subsequently use it in the GUI?

The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure ...
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Monero v0.11.1.0 CLI Permission denied

Permission denied is typically due to... bad permissions, unsurprisingly. You need at least execute permission (for owner if you own the file, for group if you're on its group, others otherwise). ...
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Should I run my Monero Node on Linux, Windows or macOS / OS X?

The easiest to use would probably be Windows, where all you need to do is download the .zip, extract it, and then run bitmonero.exe. It will take a little while to sync with the network on any OS (...
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GUI can not start daemon on OSX

The GUI wallet came packaged with a node compatible with the wallet. If you are running a node in the background while starting up the GUI try shutting it down and just start the GUI by itself. The ...
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Can I use a copy of a blockchain created on Mac OS X, on an offline Ubuntu (ARMv7) box?

The answer to the subject is already here Is the raw Monero blockchain file different for Linux, Windows, or Mac? There is nothing to import if you just copy the monero data directly.
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Starting out with Monero on macOS

Disclaimer: I can only compare with my own mining experience. Assuming this subquestion is about solo-mining. Short answer: Yes. Long answer: When you issue monerod status, you'll see both the ...
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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

I tried to build from https://github.com/fireice-uk/xmr-stak/blob/master/doc/compile_MacOS.md with this cmake command cmake . -DOPENSSL_ROOT_DIR=/usr/local/opt/openssl -DCUDA_ENABLE=OFF -...
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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

I downloaded xmr-stack-cpu from here: http://macminer.fabulouspanda.com/commandline/xmrstakamd/ You can also build it yourself. I know you asked for something precompiled, but just in case: https://...
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The process has no code signature

The Monero developers didn't bother to buy an Apple developer license, so that's why the binary isn't signed and thus throws up that error.
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Error building monero-stratum on macOS

My '/path/to/monero' was not correct. I was, incorrectly, pointing to monero binaries instead of source. Changing the path, to point to source corrects the problem.
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How to make a debug build of monero on mac os x?

I would recommend following the instructions to build from source (not using the brew package). https://github.com/monero-project/monero#compiling-monero-from-source. Once you have the dependencies ...
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Upgraded to v0.11.0.0 on MacOS

The Unlocked balance is showing the full value of the wallet. Does the Lock icon signify that my balance is locked? If so, how do I fix this? It sounds like everything is working as designed. ...
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 “Wolfram Warptangent” on macOS?

On macOS: Downloading the tar.bz file. I will assume it is located in the normal "Downloads" directory, and it's name is monero-mac-x64-v0.10.3.1.tar.bz2. Other names/locations are fine but you'll ...
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CPU Miner for Mac OSX?

I have been using YAM CPU miner for some time. You can download it from mega.nz. Note that that website doesn't support Safari properly. Either use Chrome or Firefox (or Tor Browser) instead. ...
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How to synchronize the GUI wallet using the blockchain bootstrap

I have a working Monero (internal) node running on a 2010 Mac mini with 8 GB RAM and a slow 5400 rpm disk (which is the bottleneck I have read), so probably quite similar specs as your 2008 MacBook. ...
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Mac OSX Monero GUI link on Getmonero seems to not work

Yes, you can download it from the official Monero Github account
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I get "bus error 10" when trying to run monerod

BUS error most likely happens when you have a corrupt database, which causes the LMDB code to try to access an invalid memory page, causing the SIGBUS. Unfortunately, it means you have to delete your ...
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