P2Pool is a distributed bitcoin mining pool. With p2pool, each miner runs a p2pool node and these nodes form a peer to peer network amongst themselves similar to how bitcoin, itself, does.

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P2Pool donate to host

I just made a p2pool server. I was wondering if there was a way where the miners could donate to me (not author). Is there a command for this? I'm using Ubuntu Server 14 Dogecoin pool Thanks!
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elitter p2p server no payments after 24 hours with 2600k/h

i have been mining all day on this server and recieved no payments. i am aware you have to solve greater than the difficulty but i have 2.6m/h...im not one of those people wondering why 100k/h isnt ...
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How to calculate the minum recommended hashrate for p2pool network?

I'm trying to add the current minimum required hashrate for miners on my p2pool frontend. I've seen such calculation for the litecoin network here. For litecoin with quite a high p2pool rate and a ...
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For maximum mining performance, is it better to minimize latency from the mining rigs to the p2pool server, or from the p2pool server to the Internet?

I'm setting up a p2pool server to mine Scrypt-based coins on. Mostly just for myself, but occasionally some friends will jump in. I'll mostly be mining newer coins with very low difficulties. I'm ...
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How Do I Find The IP Of A Miner On P2Pool?

I want to know how I can find out the ip address of a certain username on our P2Pool server. btw... server is linux based. I don't know if there is anything in stats that can help find or if have to ...
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P2Pool twisted error

I need some help to install and configure p2pool. I run a Debian 7 installed bitcoin and litecoin (getinfo ok) firewall with open port 3332 3333 8332 8333 9332 9327 9333 9338 installed p2pool and run ...
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p2pool inbound connections

I am trying to get inbound connections on my p2pool instance. I currently have 6 outbound connections and the pool is working fine, but I would like to have more connections (might help get a few less ...
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BFGMiner and Bitcoin-QT error

So I try to solo mine using bfg and bitcoin-qt. I go through bfg it begins to start then I get a grey screen and it stops. The last lines I see are: -Pool 0 is hiding blocks from us -Network ...
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How would I implement a generation transaction pool payout system?

I'm looking to implement the http://eligius.st/ generation transaction instant payout method for a pool I have in development. Is there any documentation/reference code on how that would be done? I ...
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Can I run a miner on the same computer as a P2Pool node?

I have a P2Pool node running as a VM on my computer. When I tried to mine on the locally hosted node, the console for the miner was spammed with accepted shares. When I connect to a remote node, ...
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How does the “failover” setting in cgminer work?

I have been messing with a p2pool which I like (no fee) but has latency about every week causing the miner to stop mining altogether. I would like to employ some kind of failover strategy so that the ...
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Where to find P2pool networks.py settings for altcoins?

Is there a forum post or website where all the altcoin networks.py settings are being shared? I can see the P2pool forks on Github where people commit their own networks.py settings back to their own ...
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How do I set up a fee for my p2pool node?

I'm running a p2pool node for dogecoin. Since running the node costs me some money, I set up a small fee with ./run_p2pool.py --give-author 0 --net dogecoin -f 0.5 -a DSomeDogeAddressIOwn DOGEUSER ...
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Not getting merged mined coins on p2pool

I have been able to mine successfully on my bitcoin p2pool. I set up merge mining according to the guide found here https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=62842.0 and everything seems to be running ...
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P2Pool for Dogecoin error - too many open files

I'm running a private p2pool instance mining for Dogecoin. Both the Dogecoin client (equivalent of bitcoind) and p2pool run on the same server. After some time, between half an hour and days, the pool ...
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How to find a list of all nodes in a p2pool network?

I'm running a p2pool node for cachecoin and see there are more users and hashrate in the overall p2pool network than from the known nodes. Is there a way to get a list of the connected nodes somehow, ...
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how to setup p2pool for dogecoin?

I try use --net 'dogecoin',but display errors:invalid choice: 'dogecoin',How should I do to make p2pool join dogecoin Network
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What are the pros and cons of P2P mining pools?

I've heard P2P mining pools are the answer to the current threat of mining pools controlling 51% of Bitcoin's hashing power. Is this true or not true? Does anyone have a supporting or critical ...
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P2Pool and Litecoind port information

What are the various ports for on a standard litecoind installation with p2pool? From litecoin.conf configuration it is possible to setup: port=xxx // usually 9333 rpcport=xxx // usually 9332 ...
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Should p2pool submit all shares?

I setup p2pool for Dogecoin. It seems to work fine, only it submits every single share to the Dogecoin client. The client naturally rejects blocks with insufficient PoW. Is this how it should work? ...
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Why can not use an exchange address for p2p mining?

Most p2p mines (like this one) have the following norm: "Don't use an exchange address!" I am mining alt cryptocurrencies but I do not have a real interest in maintaining a separate wallet for every ...
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What's the proper way to scale p2pool?

At the moment I have ONE linux server acting as the "APP" server for bitcoind/p2pool applications and another linux server with nginx proxying web traffic from the APP server, while behind CloudFlare. ...
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p2pool passwords

I think I have cgminer configured and I want to connect to a mining pool. I have created a .sh file with the following text: export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export ...
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How does mining work

I have a basic question on mining. How does it work? For example, if I use my computer to mine coins such as litecoins, do those coins go straight into my offline wallet? Or must I be connected to ...
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p2pool no payment since 60 hours

i installed a yacoind and yacoin-p2pool on my server and starting mining yacoin with other people, since 60 hours of non-stop mining no one in the pool got a payment and people started to complain! i ...
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should I setup a pool or join one?

Should I setup a new mining pool for litecoin, or join another one ? It seems like creating a pool with p2pool, I can keep fee's in my wallet... But is it effective ? Or staying in a crowded pool will ...
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How do I communicate with the BTC network? [closed]

Some background: I'm looking into making my own miner. Even though there's some documentation out there, I find it hard to do without looking into loads of existing code, and while I do that, I prefer ...
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Please tell how to get bitcoin and about bitcoin minting [duplicate]

I am a newbie please tell me how to get bitcoins and can I mint bitcoin on a desktop pc with windows having processor athlon xp. Also please tell is the virtual currency legal to be used in trade
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p2pool: Is it setup correctly? “???” in efficiency

I have configured p2pool, bitcoind and bfgminer for mining, and everything appears to be working normally (i.e., no errors are reported). However, I've been mining for over three days already at ...
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How to find out a p2pool's node fee/donation setting?

I'm mining LTC on a public p2pool node. The owner says there is a fee of 1%. Is there any way to verify this is true for me as a miner?
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What's the current PPLNS window of the LTC P2Pool pool?

Thanks to this answer I learnt that P2Pool is based on PPLNS but how can I find what's the PPLNS window of the LTC P2Pool network at any given time?
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Why am I getting payouts from 6 blocks with only 1 share found with a LTC P2Pool pool?

I was mining in a LTC P2Pool pool and found a share. As I understand it, if the conditions outlined in this answer would have been satisfied, I should have received a payout from the next block found ...
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Why is my p2pool share not payed out?

I'm mining Litecoins in the q30.qhor.net P2Pool node at a current rate of around 75 kH/s. I've been reading that decentralized p2pool mining differs a bit from centralized mining pools, e.g. that you ...
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How to change donation address of p2pool

I am working on the fork of p2pool to a new coin, and it seems that the donation script in the original could only accept BTC, etc. How to change this script to a new address? It looks like something ...
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What does “peer sent transaction already received” mean?

This is my output from p2pool. 2013-07-10 16:06:29.543000 P2Pool: 17383 shares in chain (17388 verified/17388 total) Peers: 11 (5 incoming) 2013-07-10 16:06:29.544000 Local: 0H/s in last 0.0 ...
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Why does “???” replace some values in this p2pool output?

2013-07-09 00:46:43.467000 P2Pool: 17468 shares in chain (17472 verified/17472 total) Peers: 9 (3 incoming) 2013-07-09 00:46:43.467000 Local: 0H/s in last 0.0 seconds Local dead on arrival: ??? ...
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Unknown efficiency and stale rate

2013-06-29 15:23:31.791000 Local: 0H/s in last 0.0 seconds Local dead on arrival: ??? Expected time to share: ??? 2013-06-29 15:23:31.791000 Shares: 0 (0 orphan, 0 dead) Stale rate: ??? Efficiency: ...
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Bitcoin erupters not stable on Ubuntu and cgminer 3.3?

I setup p2pool on my ubuntu 12.04LTS x64 machine. Installed cgminer 3.3 and ran it. the newest cgminer is supposed to support the USB mode with the erupters without any extra configuration. I have ...
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How can I make my own pool? [duplicate]

Me and my friends want to make public pool like rublik.com (site have english vesrion). So, how can we make a similar pool? Maybe there are some open source solutions like p2pool? We want to make a ...
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P2Pool latency - where best to host?

I read about latency on P2Pool being a bad thing. Is this latency between the miner and P2Pool, or P2Pool and the network, or both? I am trying to decide if I should host P2Pool pool on one of my ...
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Merged Mining Disadvantages

What are the disadvantages of merged mining? I'm very interested in p2pool and since I have to "run my own server" I've been considering enabling merged mining. Besides the obvious administration ...
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LTC transaction fees and p2pool

I'm experimenting with LTC p2pool mining. However, it generates lots of micropayments (0.02 LTC). Such small payments generate big transaction fees (in latest litecoin-qt from github). Example: 0.6 ...
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What's causing P2Pool's bad luck?

While looking at the current pool luck chart on p2pool.info, I noticed that the pool as a whole seems to slowly deviate from the predicted rate of finding blocks. From the other chart it appears ...
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Specific namecoin address in merged mining

I want to do merged mining with P2Pool, and I want any generated namecoins to go to a specific namecoin address in my wallet. I haven't seen a way to configure this in P2Pool or namecoind, and ...
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What do all of the items in the output from p2pool mean?

2012-08-15 10:57:04.728547 P2Pool: 17401 shares in chain (9127 verified/17405 total) Peers: 11 (0 incoming) 2012-08-15 10:57:04.728781 Local: 1689MH/s in last 10.0 minutes Local dead on arrival: ...
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Can I run p2pool with a thin bitcoin client?

Everytime I restart my mining machine due to heat, I have to wait the following sequence to mine at p2pool: bitcoind -> download blockchain & rescan -> p2pool -> download shares -> ...
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What is the P2Pool?

As I was checking this SE, it doesn't appear this important question has been asked: What is the P2Pool? How does differ from the traditional approach and what does it offer its users?
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Why does the BFL Single produce ~50% stales with P2Pool?

I've heard from users on bitcointalk forums that the BFL single doesn't work with P2Pool as it produces about 50% rejected shares, which is insanely high. Why is this? Is it possible that the ...
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How well does P2Pool scale?

See this thread. How would P2Pool scale if 10% of Bitcoin mining was done via it? 50%? 100%? Is the current implementation scalable? If not, are there designs for making it scalable?
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Can you run P2Pool without having to keep the blockchain updated?

I'm guessing the answer is no, but I thought I'd ask anyway. I'm running my miner off a USB pen at the moment and I'd like to run P2Pool but the main issue for me is there wouldn't be enough space ...