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Performance comparison of Wolf's open source compared with Claymore's closed source miner

I have MSI R9 290X and on stock settings it gives 775H/s with Wolf's miner vs 790H/s with Claymore's miner with fee turned on. With -nofee 1 flag Claymore's miner shows 760H/s. Of course these numbers ...
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Node and mining in ARM device

I've been running a full node on a Geekbox for the past 6 months. This uses an RK3368 SOC with 8 Cortex-A53 cores and 2GB RAM. It's running Debian Jessie for ARM64. This little box is powerful enough ...
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Node and mining in ARM device

For the node part, is the monero code compatible with ARM devices? Yes, there are even binaries for ARMv7, which can be found here. Alternatively, you could compile from master. From the pull ...
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Monero origins - optimized / crippled miner

The following text addresses the the crippled miner story. It has been copied verbatim from the original source, https://da-data.blogspot.com/2014/08/minting-money-with-monero-and-cpu.html Minting ...
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Windows or Linux for Monero

As someone who runs both Windows and Linux, I'd say that there is no bad choice but there certainly are better ones for specific use cases. Casual use: Windows - no need to dual boot or learn a new ...
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What Happens When a Miner Doesn't Reach Minimum Payment Threshold?

When a block is found, the block reward is divided among the miners, pro rata with the difficulty weighted shares they submitted for this block. This is done by the pool software's own accounting, not ...
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How can I get Wolf's open-source AMD miner to work on Ubuntu?

There is a problem with amdgpu and Gnome on the kernel 4.4 (default kernel with ubuntu 16.04). So If you want to use Gnome, Install a new kernel before installing the drivers : example Install amdgpu-...
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How to start Wolf's AMD miner on boot with Ubuntu?

sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/runminer.service In there, paste this (everything between the lines): [Unit] Description=Monero GPU miner After=network.target [Service] User=YOUR_USER_NAME_HERE ...
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Windows or Linux for Monero

That's a pretty broad question... If you just want to run a full node, I would recommend some (small) VPS on Linux, since even 20GB of storage space will be enough and you will be able to run it with ...
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Why is there only one GPU miner for NVIDIA cards?

There was a proposal on the Monero Forum Funding System for someone to create an improved NVIDIA miner. Unfortunately, the developer never followed through and the project was closed.
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Mining on Mecer Xtreme S01 PC-On-Stick?

Yes, since Z3735F has x86_64 instruction set. But there is no AES so you will get a very small hash rate, and considering its design, it will probably overheat, so most probably not worth it.
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How exactly does mining software work?

In shortest / simplest, just to illustrate the principle (may not be 100% accurate). Take the hash of the last block Build a block made of transactions which you collect from the network, while ...
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Wolf GPU miner using CPU?

Configuration is done in the file "xmr.conf". Index "-1" is used for the CPU. You can disable CPU mining by setting "threads": 0 in the section with "index": -1
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Overclocking In Linux With Wolf or Silentarmy

I tried on Lubuntu 16.04 with sgminer-gm, and the settings didn't seem to change anything as well. It is as if the card is just ignoring the OC settings. It seems that for Linux, it's not so straight-...
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Wolf GPU miner using CPU?

Open up the xmr.conf file in a text editor such as notepad. Edit the part which says "index": -1 as follows, changing the thread count from the default of 2 to 0: "index": -1, "threads": 0, "...
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How to manage a large number of low-powered miners?

What I'd like to do is have all these devices mine to a single address, without joining a pool. Is this possible? You can use the start_mining <addr> monerod command for each miner and direct ...
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How exactly does mining software work?

Assumption: proof of work mining software for bitcoin / cryptocurrencies Abbreviated version: The software runs a computer program also known as the proof of work algorithm. You tell the software ...
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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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Monero CPU mining sofware for Solaris 11 OS

The official download source is the best place to get Monero mining software. The Solaris operating system is not officially supported and is different from other OSes, though it shares some ...
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Performance comparison of Wolf's open source compared with Claymore's closed source miner

For the RX 470 (specifically the Gigabyte G1 4GB version), I have found that both miners give very similar performance (~542 H/s for Claymore, ~535 H/s Wolf) on Windows 7 SP1. On Linux, Claymore does ...
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How can I get Wolf's open-source AMD miner to work on Ubuntu?

I don't have a Ubuntu or these GPUs to test but based on this thread for the GPU driver, this Reddit thread about the CPU miner and the Github link, main steps would be: download amdgpu-pro_16.30.3-...
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Node and mining in ARM device

Custom ARM fork of cpuminer-multi. Take a look at this answer that gets minergate-multi working on ARM, thanks to some genius forking it and fixing it. The basic steps are as follows: git clone ...
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Is anyone working on nVidia GPU mining software? How to improve it ourselves? Last release is from 2014.

There is this proposal but it did not get funded.
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monero-miner.com "minimum withdrawal amount"

First of all, regarding this particular website, I can't say one way or another whether it's "legit" or not. Do as much research as necessary to determine whether it is. Considering you're not ...
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Windows or Linux for Monero

Why use one software when you can utilise Virtual machines on existing software that you are currently running. I personally use oracle VM VirtualBox (no affiliation just my software that I use). ...
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Can cpuminer-multi be used for solo CPU mining?

Wolf0's CPU miner does not contain any code to support the fairly new daemon+tcp scheme, so cannot be used to solo mine. However, you could setup your own private pool, and connect to it.If you ...
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Can cpuminer-multi be used for solo CPU mining?

You need my patched version of Wolf's miner https://github.com/hyc/cpuminer-multi/tree/daemon
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