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I installed quarkcoin-qt and wanted to see if I can get it to mine any quarks.

I opened the necessary port and it synchronized.

I opened its console window and connected to the network using

addnode 54.193.30.6 onetry
addnode 54.224.185.35 onetry
addnode 54.200.66.187 onetry
addnode 54.201.33.23; onetry
addnode 86.183.230.58; onetry
addnode 119.252.247.163 onetry
addnode 218.30.67.157 onetry

and then used setgenerate true -1 to (supposedly) put it into mining mode...

calling getmininginfo it returns

{
"blocks" : 420230,
"currentblocksize" : 2978,
"currentblocktx" : 3,
"difficulty" : 2856.00406965,
"errors" : "",
"generate" : true,
"genproclimit" : -1,
"hashespersec" : 74772,
"pooledtx" : 3,
"testnet" : false
}

Where can I read about the meaning of all this information?

Is there anything else I need to do? or should I just wait now? And If I only have to wait then how long until I am supposed to see anything?

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  • I tried this but after about 2 hours I still never received a response at my wallet. – user11251 Dec 23 '13 at 1:01
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At this point, all you need to do is wait. As for the getmininginfo...

  • blocks = number of blocks mined
  • currentblocksize = size of blocks in bytes
  • currentblocktx = number of transactions included in the block
  • difficulty = how hard it is to mine
  • errors = any error messages (you have none which is good)
  • generate = if you are mining or not (true = you are mining)
  • hashespersec = how fast you are mining
  • pooledtx = number of transactions in the memory pool
  • testnet = if you are running on testnet or not (false = you are mining real coins, not test coins)
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  • How do you get the number of blocks found by your miner? – jap1968 Jan 19 '14 at 10:34
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Also refer to guide on official forum.

http://quark.freeforums.net/thread/141/mine-quarkcoin-ultimate-mining-guide

It will be more profit if you will mine in pool and using optimized miners.

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  • Thank you for the suggestion for use a pool. after getting nothing in about 48 hours with the wallet I went along and used an optimized miner with a pool ( qrk.coinmine.pl ) and I now see it actually mining... Do you know of a working 32bit miner? – epeleg Dec 7 '13 at 20:56
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I tried out the http://reviewoutlaw.com/how-to-start-mining-quarks-bitcoins-mining-the-simple-guide/

Seemed to work the Best

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