BFGMiner is an open source ASIC/FPGA miner for Windows

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mining command-key term explanation

Could you please explain me the meaning behind the terms and actions of the cmd line like: bfgminer -o stratum+tcp://stratum.mining.eligius.st:3334 -O YourAddress and this: bfgminer -o ...
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Antminer U3 not detecting in cgminer nor bfgminer?

I am using windows 7. I have installed the driver successfully by zadig. In cgminer when I open the .bat file, it just doesn't open and gets closed immediately. When I open in bfgminer it says no ...
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ubuntu usb drivers to run bfgminer

Been racking the brain forever, ubuntu noob, but wiped W7 for Ubuntu, updated and upgraded, checked out bfgminer and cgminer, both when running good .bat file with good pool, but they say no device? ...
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Is bfgminer using my GPU/CPU correctly?

I'm not sure if bfgminer is working properly. I get the following when starting bfgminer using mining.bitcoin.cz pool. bfgminer version 5.4.0 - Started: [2015-11-16 15:57:39] - [ 0 days 00:05:16] ...
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Does this mean it's mining? [duplicate]

I'm using my personal computer and trying to mine bitcoins. I'm rather new to this and was wondering if I did everything alright. Thanks in advance.
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Why wont my bitcoin miner detect any of my hardware

I recently set up a bitcoin miner on my gaming pc just to test it out and I cant seem to get is working. I am using bfg miner on ubuntu and when I start it up it says this: NO DEVICES FOUND: Press ...
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Avalon mining issue

Pretty much a newbie to mining and got an Avalon (Nano 3) to start, I'm running Windows 8.1 and using the LPC USB VCom port (COM3). AvalonGUI runs about 5 minutes at 3-4 GH/s - then closes/stops ...
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Overclock Antminer U3 running on raspberry pi

I have an Antminer u3 running on a raspberry pi using bfgminer. Its currently running at 47GH/s. Does anyone know if is possible to over clock it using BGFminer so that it will run at 55 - 60 GH/s? ...
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cgminer option equivalent to bfgminer's #allblocks option?

bfgminer's #allblocks option offers "Support for submitting found blocks to a local Bitcoin GBT server (bitcoind or Bitcoin-Qt with -server flag): just append #allblocks to the end of your bitcoind's ...
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Gridseed USB ASIC Won't Mine Bitcoins

Okay so I have done my research, I have practically tried everything. It just frustrates me because mining LTC was a piece of cake but I can't seem to figure out how to mine bitcoins which this device ...
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Simultaneously Solo and Pool Mining

It's possible to send shares both to a localhost GBT "pool" (e.g., Bitcoin Core's) and to a remote Stratum pool.* Now, if I discover a block, won't both my localhost GBT "pool" and the remote pool ...
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How do I set up bfgminer?

How may I know if I've set up my bfgminer correctly? I don't have any hardwares (cause I'm like pretty broke and it costs a lot) so how may I know if bfgminer is properly working? How do I know if I ...
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I'd like to connect an LKETC USB Scypt Miner to my Raspberry Pi. Help?

I am new to bitcoin mining, but pretty good with technology as a whole. As a Father/Son project, I recently purchased a couple of USB LiteCoin Scrypt miners (I bought them here: ...
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Zeusminer Blizzards no longer working with bfgminer 5.0.0

I was mining off a raspberry pi with some zeus blizzards, I've had to format the SD because it got corrupted and so I took the chance to install the latest bfgminer. the raspberry is running raspbian ...
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Bitminter - no rewards when more work was done?

Very new to this concept, why would something like this occur on Bitminter's pool? Completed Duration Difficulty Pay/Hour at 1 TH/s Total Thps Your Ghps Your work 2014-10-25 15:02 1h 46m ...
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How can i set up CPU mining on bfgminer?

I just downloaded Bitcoin Core and BFGminer on linux and I would like to start CPU mining just to see how it works, maybe later I'll buy ASIC. So, how can I configure CPU mining on BFGminer?
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bfgminer on bitcoin-qt

I am getting this error and looking for guidance. Error : Most likely you have input the wrong URL, forgotten to add a port, or have not set up workers config server=1 rpcallowip=192.168.1.0/24 ...
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is bfgminer running correctly?

As a complete newbie I purchased USB ASIC mining device, installed bfgminer on raspberry pi and tried to run it. As the reward is not changing, I am wondering whether bfgminer is running correctly. ...
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Neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect my Zeusminer Blizzard. (Ubuntu/Linux/Mint)

I'm having trouble getting my Zeusminer Blizzard running; neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect it. Here are the results of lsusb: Bus 001 Device 025: ID 10c4:ea60 Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc. ...
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Why is the hash rate on my Mac higher than my PC with Antminer U2

I just got my Antminer U2 and I've tried it on my PC and Macbook Pro. When Using my Macbook Pro with Asteroid, it shows a Hash rate of +3.0 GH/s. When I use BFGMiner on my PC, I'm only getting 2.07 ...
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Lower Shares from certain miners

I am currently using bfgminer 3.99.0 installed on a raspberry pi on top of raspbian. I have 7 ant miner u2 miners plugged in split over 2 usb hubs. Looking at the stats produced from bfgminer the ...
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Can you specify Antminer overclock settings in bfgminer config file?

I've just started upgrading my USB miners with Antminer U2's and so far everything is running well. I am able to run all of my miners OC'd to 2.0GH/s with the following command: bfgminer ...
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Why Does bfgminer Show Mh/s and Gh/s As HashRate Instead Of Kh/s

I have just switched over to mining with bfgminer from cgminer and I noticed that bfgminer displays the hashrate as Mh/s on my running version whereas cgminer displayed it as Kh/s. My GPU is a R9 ...
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How accurate should pool estimation of hashing speed be?

I'm playing around with a few USB miners, and am running 4 of them for a total of 4.6 GH/s. My BTCGuild dashboard estimation is all over the place, sometimes 1 GH/s, sometimes as high as 3.8 GH/s. ...
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Why is the accept / utility of one of my miners consistently higher than the others?

I'm playing around with a couple of Antminer U2s, and two Block Erupters, running them off of a vanilla BFG setup using BTCGuild, I'm consistently seeing the following: So, I'm curious as to why ...
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Miners don't detect ASIC Devices

When I try to add devices to BFGMiner and BitMinter, Only 3/4 devices will be detected, When I go to Devices and Printers (In Windows 7) it shows all of my ASIC Miners. Here is the error: 2014.02.26 ...
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Auto Adding Devices to BFGMiner

Every time I launch BFG Miner I have to add the devices by entering the com port it is on. Is there anyway to do this automatically? Here is my start script: bfgminer -o stratum.bitcoin.cz:3333 -u ...
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BFGMiner vs. CGMiner

What is the difference between BFGMiner and CGMiner in Laymen's terms? Also, the longterm outcome will be exactly the same if mining is done with or without a pool, correct?
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How do I get the temperature of my USB Miner?

Is there an option I can pass when running the miner? ( CGMiner / BFGMiner ) How does one get the temperature of a USB Miner? ( In my case BitFury )
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Problems with Antminer U1 - why doesn't it work?

I've got other Antminers working, this one just throws these errors in debug mode - is this fixable? [2014-01-30 19:03:10] Bmsc send golden nonce [2014-01-30 19:03:10] ANT0: GetResults (amt=0 ...
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What do the details on bfgminer mean

What do the details mean on bfgminer? Like at the bottom of the command prompt, before the devices show up, it has: A:8781 R:11+0(.14%) HW:5527/ 37% What does that all mean?
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How do I run Separate Mining Devices With BFGMINER?

I have 2 devices plug into my computer. The 1st device is the USB block erupter. The 2nd device is the BFL machine. When I run the BFGminer, I only want one device to mine at one pool and the other ...
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Bfgminer 3.10.0 not submitting shares (scrypt)

Running bfgminer and notice that it is not submitting any shares to the p2pool. Mining a scrypt based crypto currency (Dogecoin). Noticed the same behavior when trying to mine litecoin. However, ...
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Bitcoin mining on headless Ubuntu 12.04 server [duplicate]

I've googled a lot and also read threads here but I'm still struggling. Background: I'm a eager but novice Linux user I've an Ubuntu 12.04 webserver sitting pretty and is not doing much. I would like ...
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can i solo mine with minepeon?

i'm solo mining but it just doesnt feel right that i don't get any accepts while solo mining. is this right? (see picture below; the top pool with the blacked out adress) settings: bfgminer ...
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bfgminer 'Rejected' problem

I'm running bfgminer with block erupters, and all is working fine 90% of the time. However, if my internet connection drops briefly, then I get nothing but Rejected shares from that point onwards. ...
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Setting up BFGMiner with GPU's

I've got two AMD Radeon 7770's in my rig. I'm able to get the command prompt of BFGMiner to run fine up until I have to add my devices (GPU's). I'm not sure what commands to use or where I can find ...
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Using bfgminer on an Intel GPU on Ubuntu 12.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an i5 core and Ivy Bridge GPU. Using bfgminer I have successfully mined on my CPU, but my GPU is never recognized. I have installed OpenCl for Intel ...
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BFGminer running on GPU on Windows 7

I can't get the BFGminer to work on my Windows 7 machine. I've followed the instructions on https://www.btcguild.com/index.php?page=support. But when ever I run bfgminer.exe I get the following ...
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GPU support on cgminer and bfgminer

I just read this answer which states that GPU mining support was removed from cgminer as of version 3.7.2. Does anybody know what version of bfgminer needs to be used to support GPU mining. I am ...
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Can I mine with BFGMiner on an ATI Radeon

I have managed to connect to the pool via the command line but when I went to manage devices it says I have none. I tried to use auto and all commands to add the GPU and seemingly it will not pick it ...
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What is the best BTC miner for intel HD 4000 card?

Right now I am using GUIminer(and some guides said not to use it), it gets ~80Mhash/s but this miner is laggy, sometimes disconnects without a reason, and it is slow... So I would like to use cgminer, ...
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Administration of bfgminer in linux

I'm just starting to screw around with bitcoin mining. I've been a long time Boinc pseudo-enthusiast and so I just had to check out bitcoin mining. I've started using bfgminer and I'm a little ...
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Setting up BFGMiner with Devices

I have a Dell Poweredge Server R200 set up with BFGMiner. Now I know this is old and not very powerful, but I am curious as to how I should use BFGMiner. When I ran it initially, it was not able ...
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BFGMiner for Debian Wheezy

Is it possible to install BFGMiner on Debian Wheezy? I have been looking for a solution but I can't find one.
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Block Erupters Continue to err out

Does anyone else have this problem? I have to restart that computer and mining rig about once a day. More than half will err out over 12 hours. They can't recover by themselves? O.S.: Ubuntu ...
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In bfgminer, what does Accepted mean?

While mining with a pool, I recently noticed among the numerous "Stratum from pool 0 requested" lines that bfgminer prints, one saying Accepted (hex number) CPU 2 Diff 288/2 Does this mean that ...
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BFGMINER error while loading shared libraries

I just installed BFGMINER on my Ubuntu 12.04LTS laptop and it won't let me set it up with my pool. administrator@T41-Server:~$ sudo bfgminer -o api.bitcoin.cz:8332 -u wizardmorax.ibm_ubuntu -px -S ...
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Identify if miner is mining at all

This is my first time to try to run bitcoin miner on my laptop (for testing), I used bfgminer and was able to run it however I'm not sure if its going anywhere: CPU 0: | 1.27/ 1.28/ 0.00Mh/s ...
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BlueFury BF1 and Mac OS X

I've been mining with ASIC miners for a short while on Mac OS X and recently bought a few BlueFury BF1 miners but no matter what I can't get them to work. bfgminer 3.3.0 states: /dev/cu.usbmodem1d11 ...