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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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Mining with XMRig, what are "expired" shares?

Those messages are coming from the pool. An accepted share is just that; you have worked on a job the pool sent you and submitted the result, which has been accepted. You will be rewarded for it. ...
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Is there a command to stop xmrig that runs in background?

I've created a systemd unit file for xmrig: Command line options nano /etc/systemd/system/xmrig.service [Unit] Description=XMRig Daemon After=network.target [Service] User=user Group=user Type=...
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What is the best way to mine Monero on Macbook Pro?

Just like your laptop won't be particularly good at rendering large amounts of video/audio, playing the latest video games or compiling large codebases, it's not going to be very good at mining. One ...
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Optimizing xmrig

AMD Ryzen has 32 threads but 16 cores. When I cut down the number of xmrigs' threads to 16. Each of the produced at a much higher rate. More than double of running 2 mining threads on each core.
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Help with Monero mining with AMD Radeon 580GPU with xmrig, getting error: disabled (failed to load OpenCL runtime)

I've tried to install OpenCl from numerous instructions I found all around the web. Most were an exercise in frustration. This is the one that worked for me. https://gist.github.com/kytulendu/...
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How can I use XMRig to connect to monerod

How can I use XMRig to connect monerod... Set the pool URL to your local daemon (i.e. 127.0.0.1:18081), the user to your wallet address and set daemon:true (in the config file), or --daemon (as a ...
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Why is mining hashrate by monero-gui-v0.17.3.1 significantly slower than xmrig-6.16.2-focal-x64?

The Monero wallet is a wallet that happens to also ask the Monero daemon to mine. XMRig is a dedicated miner – it is built to do one thing and do that one thing as best as it can. No, not really. ...
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Ryzen 7950X3D Hashrate far below benchmark

So concrete question: Why is XMR Stak so much slower than XMRig and what reason in architecture or setting can it be, that XMR Stak is only managing 50% of benchmark hashrate and XMRig 75% of that? ...
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Convert XMRig miner and its configurations into single executable file (.exe) for Windows?

You can build XMRig with an embedded config. See this issue comment: Use cmake option -DWITH_EMBEDDED_CONFIG=ON to enable this feature. Edit/replace config sample in code src/core/config/...
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I have two rigs running XMRig, SupportXMR only shows one worker

Per the Help section (Step 3 - Configure Settings), on their website: Your Worker Name The name you want to be displayed for your worker goes in your miners Password field (ie -p MyWorker)
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How connect to monerod via xmrig

You cannot use authentication (i.e. monerod -rpc-login arg) when mining directly to a daemon (e.g. xmrig --daemon*). Also note that the user field (xmrig --user,-u) should be your primary wallet ...
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Optimize XMRig Mining on ARM64 Machines

Your config looks old. Make sure you use the latest version of xmrig and generate a config at: https://xmrig.com/wizard Just because you have "100+" cores doesn't mean you will get the ...
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Is an integrated graphics chip enough to handle my graphics activities? How much RAM do I need in order to avoid having memory bottleneck on my PC?

Mining Monero only requires just over 2 GB of RAM and given the other things you mention wanting to use the PC for I see no reason for you to even be considering 64 or 128 GB of RAM. Two 4 GB sticks ...
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Can I mine with XMRig and the Monero GUI at the same time?

Yes, you can mine with both at the same time, but you won't get any benefit. XMRig is a dedicated, optimized miner, so as long as it's been configured correctly, it will give you the best hashrate for ...
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Multiprocessing vs multithreading for mining

XMRig is designed to run as a single process with multiple threads – if it were faster the other way round, it would have been changed to run easily that way instead. In any case, the maximum hashrate ...
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What is the optimal configure.json setting for mining Random XL using xmrig on Loki?

Your fallback rx object only specifies 2 threads with no affinity. Add the following into the cpu object to yield 16 threads with no affinity: "rx/loki": [ -1,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1, -1,-...
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