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I'm trying to create a Python miner, can I get some guidance please?

The general steps are as follows: Call your Monero daemon's RPC method get_block_template. Take the blockhashing_blob from the response and convert the hex to binary. Set a 4 byte nonce in bytes 39....
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Is there a list of active monero full nodes?

Nodes are aware of the nodes that they are connected to and can request a list of peers from those nodes. These lists can identify a many nodes, but a significant number will always be missed. Some ...
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Which keccak algorithm does Monero use in its initial has function?

Monero uses keccak-256, where 256 refers to the bit length of the hash produced. Note that SHA-3-256 is slightly different, and so will not produce the same result as keccak-256. This library will ...
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What does output of running ccminer for mining monero actually means?

Stratum detected a new block Stratum is a protocol for miners, wallets etc to talk to nodes. It's not specific to Monero and it is used for other coins too. It's just informing you that the miner has ...
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Is there a list of active monero full nodes?

There are some resources I know about for tracking this information. As Smart Kid already mentioned, these are not complete lists, though they may give you a good idea. The MoneroBase Geomap The ...
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How to calculate the achieved difficulty of a mined block

Why is there a difference there? The difficulty displayed on block explorers is the difficulty the hash has to be greater than, not what difficulty the hash is.
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