I'm totally new to this, but love this idea!
I want to help, (and generate coin), and have only installed Bitcoin-Qt version 0.8.1
It ran, synchronized; I encrypted my wallet.
But now what? Will it use my 2 NVIDIA gtx580 GPU's on its own? Do I need to do anything else, other than just let it run?
Got the green checkmark; up to date
I have 8 active connections and my wallet is both locked(?) and encrypted.