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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 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

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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In 2021 when the xmr algo is RandomX which hardware is most efficient

You can find here a compilation of some hardware mining specific for monero: https://monerobenchmarks.info/
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Why don't the XMR-Stak Linux release binaries support NVIDIA GPUs for cryptonight_r?

XMR-Stak makes use of NVRTC for mining CN/R on NVIDIA GPUs. NVRTC was added in 1cb52145, and then was disabled in 42112950 for the Linux release build. On Windows, they ship the NVRTC shared ...
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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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