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How to achieve uniform hash rate

Pools do not know your hash rate, they can only estimate it based on the shares you submit. Since finding those shares is in inherently random process, you will sometimes have lucky breaks, and ...
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 "Wolfram Warptangent" on Ubuntu?

Find the correct download on the official Monero website and go to your downloads folder. Open the terminal and use this command: sha256sum monero-linux-x64-v0.10.3.0.tar.bz2 If you receive the ...
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How do I install Aeon on Ubuntu?

Install the necessary prerequisites (on top of a default Ubuntu MATE image): sudo apt-get install cmake g++ libboost-all-dev Create a git directory: mkdir git cd git Clone the GitHub repository: ...
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How did it happen that there is a monerod process started by root on my laptop?

If you did not install monerod, then someone else did, and it's likely malware. It seems surprising for two reasons, however: that kind of malware usually runs on Windows a mining malware would ...
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xmr-stak-cpu as a service on ubuntu

Have you tried upstart? See http://upstart.ubuntu.com/cookbook/ Also see: https://askubuntu.com/questions/351879/how-to-create-a-service-on-ubuntu-upstart/448536#448536 Upstart Example: /etc/init/...
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How to mining on Ubuntu 18.04 with AMD cards

With the latest Radeon AMD driver, and programs like xmr-stak or cast_xmr, is easy to mine Monero with AMD GPU cards under Ubuntu 18.04. References: AMD Radeon Linux driver - https://www.amd.com/en/...
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How to automatically start XMRig on Ubuntu 18.04?

There are many ways to do this. One simple way is via cron: In a shell execute crontab -e then add and edit the line: @reboot /path/to/xmrig -B [--syslog | --log-file=/some/file.log] [your other ...
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Setting up monero blockchain explorer on unbuntu 16.04

The error "/usr/bin/ld: /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/5/../../../../lib/libgtest.a(gtest-all.cc.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `.rodata' can not be used when making a shared object; recompile with ...
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Setting XMR-STAK as startup service in Ubuntu 16.04

You're likely running into the same problem as me. It seems that xmr-stak.sh only reads the config file if you start it manually. Apply the following change: ExecStart=/home/aniket/xmr-stak.sh -c ...
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why is the RPC version mismatched?

Did you follow the instructions noted in the answer to this question? How do I use a computer with a wallet to access a headless node at my home? I notice you mentioned --daemon-address as opposed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit systemctl doesn't work

Try the following: Type=forking ExecStart=/opt/monero/monerod --detach
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Is there a config file for monero on ubuntu / linux installs?

The default configuration filename is bitmonero.conf. You should create it in the default data directory for your appropriate operating system. Just add: data-dir=[/path/to/your/new/dir] On Unix/...
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installing Aeon on Ubuntu

Boost version 1.54 is unsupported, more details are available here http://goo.gl/RrCFmA What do you get when you run this: sudo apt install libboost-all-dev
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xmr-stak-cpu as a service on ubuntu

To create new upstart config sudo nano /etc/init/xmrstakcpu.conf Example of upstart configuration: description "xmr-stak-cpu" start on filesystem and net-device-up IFACE!=lo script echo $$...
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How to run xmr-stak-nvidia on Ubuntu 17.10

You have to use CUDA 9. Get it via: wget https://developer.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/9.0/Prod/local_installers/cuda_9.0.176_384.81_linux-run and then run sudo sh cuda_9.0.176_384.81_linux.run. Make ...
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Low XMR-STAK hash rate on two cards in a 8 card Linux NVIDIA rig

It's been some time since last time i mined with Nvidia GPUs, but let's try with some tips. First of all, there are 2 versions of the last xmr-stak (2.0 and 2.1). I tried both (amd) and had slighlty ...
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How can I verify the SHA256 hash of 0.10.3 "Wolfram Warptangent" on Ubuntu?

Jun Li's answer is correct. You can also use the '-c' (for check) option to sha256sum to verify the hash without manually comparing hash strings, but you have to extract the hash line from the hashes....
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How to run monero-wallet-rpc in background without revealing my password to the server?

One possibility is to run it with --wallet-dir option instead. Then use the open_wallet RPC when you're ready to use it.
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Is it possible to use samba share as blockchain data location?

LMDB requires mmap to work, and searching the internet shows that Samba did not support mmap, but now does, at least on Linux. You might have to update your software, and configure it to have mmap ...
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How to run xmr-stak with AMD gpu on Ubuntu 18.04

With the latest Radeon Software for Linux driver, the 18.50 version, I was able to make xmr-stak working without issues.
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How to run xmr-stak with AMD gpu on Ubuntu 18.04

The AMD drivers are indeed frustrating on Linux, but these are required by XMR-Stak for AMD cards. You will almost certainly need to download the official drivers from AMD and try the various releases ...
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How much memory does monerod take on a Ubuntu server?

Looks like 1.75 GB. $ docker stats CONTAINER ID NAME CPU % MEM USAGE / LIMIT MEM % NET I/O BLOCK I/O PIDS 59cba0501edf ...
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Installing XMR-stak CPU only on Ubuntu 18.04

To be honest, if you want to use CPU only, take a look at XMRig. It's only for CPU and works great. It's also easy to install.
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Installing XMR-stak CPU only on Ubuntu 18.04

If using the flags to disable the GPUs doesn't work. You can compile it for only CPU: (probably need to be root or sudo it) apt install libmicrohttpd-dev libssl-dev cmake build-essential libhwloc-...
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Installing XMR-stak CPU only on Ubuntu 18.04

You can find instructions on xmr-stak repository itself. You should basically download the ubuntu/debian release, extract the file, and launch the miner through cli. It does auto configuration on the ...
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How to run xmr-stak with AMD gpu on Ubuntu 18.04

18.20 drivers didnt work for me... I could mine cryptonight lite and heavy but no way cryptonight v7. Downgrading drivers back to 17.* solved this issue but still i belive xmr-stak worked better with ...
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How to run xmr-stak with AMD gpu on Ubuntu 18.04

You need the 18.20 drivers for Ubuntu 18.04 https://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/Radeon-Software-for-Linux-18.20-Early-Preview-Release-Notes.aspx
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Monero mining compiler error

worked with the following ./configure CFLAGS="-march=native" --with-crypto --with-curl
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XMR-STAK [CUDA] Error: the launch timed out and was terminated

I haven't played with my systemctl script in a while, but here are my notes. They are close to yours, except for my file name is xmr.service and there are two additional commands at the end. Hope this ...
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xmr-stak-amd and Ubuntu

At this time, no way to make xmr-stak (xmr-stak-amd is legacy) with the open-source AMD Linux driver. Apart from that, the latest xmr-stak works like a charm with new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version and the ...
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