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BFGMiner is an open source ASIC/FPGA miner for Windows

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How to solo-mine bitcoins with bfgminer?

I'm completely new to Bitcoin, so my understanding of mining is still improving. I downloaded BFGMiner, and now I would like to perform some solo mining. (I would rather have it use my GPU, but if ...
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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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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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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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BFGMiner + CGMiner solo mining, how to specify payout address

I am currently trying my luck at solo mining a few types of crypto-currencies. My question is why does BFGMiner require a --coinbase-addr- argument for solo mining to know where to payout rewards to ...
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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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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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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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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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Zeusminer not being recognized with BFGminer

I'm trying to run bfgminer on a Raspberry Pi but the zeusminer is not being recognized. When I run the command: sudo bfgminer-5.1.0/bfgminer -S zeusminer:all -d? -D I get: [2015-05-31 19:47:42] ...
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Gridseed not mining bitcoin - no shares accepted

So I have had my Gridseed (5 chips) for about a week now, and still couldn't mine any Bitcoin, only Scrypt. I am currently only able to mine with minerd, using Scrypt, and I am on a Mac. I tried to ...
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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 --set-...
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GPU mining with Intel HD Graphics 4000

I am running Mac OS X 10.7 on a MBP and OS X 10.8 on a Mac Mini. The Mini has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU and the MBP has a 3000. I know that I cannot mine with the MBP as the GPU does not support ...
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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 stratum+tcp://...
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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: http://www.aliexpress....
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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 one ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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BFGminer can't find my NanoFury on Raspberry Pi

Related: BFGminer can't find my NanoFury! Posted on the RPi Exchange as well https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/14753/bfgminer-cant-find-my-nanofury-on-raspberry-pi Forums: https:...
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Setting up my BFGMiner with two AMD GPU's

I have two AMD Radeon 7770's in my rig. I am able to get the command prompt of BFGMiner to run fine up, to the point where I need to add my devices (GPU's). I am not sure what commands to use or where ...
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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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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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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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clDevicesNum returned error, no GPUs usable

I get this error with BFGMiner, when running "bfgminer -D -d?:" [2013-04-25 09:47:31] ft232r_scan: Found 093a:2510 - not a ft232r [2013-04-25 09:47:31] ft232r_scan: Found 1d6b:...
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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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Why won't 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 can't seem to get it working. I am using bfgminer on Ubuntu and when I start it up it says this: NO DEVICES FOUND: Press 'M'...
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BFGMiner, what will be displayed when solo mining?

I have started solo mining with BitcoinQt and BFGMiner on my Block Erupters. I would first like to determine, if indeed I am doing this right, what I should see, and to make sure if on the rarest ...
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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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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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Keep getting Trgval? no (false positive; hash > target),

Yes, I am a Noob. Getting acquainted with bitmining before I move up to big rigs investments. Learning rig is a RPI 3 B+ with Bitmain ASIC eruptors. Using BDGminer and get connection and hashes with ...
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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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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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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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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 GH/...
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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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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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Bfgminer 3.10.0 not submitting shares (scrypt) [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Altcoin Solo mining Help / Advice

I am kind of stumped. I have been mining for about 6 months and have been trying out various methods in that time. I have used CPU, GPU (a combo of both) and most recently been using some older ASICS. ...
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Bitcoin Solo Mining with bfgminer

I am trying to do solo mining with bfgminer but it does not seems to be working ./bfgminer --url 127.0.0.1:18443 --user test --pass test On bitcoind logs I can see the request logs 2018-05-14T10:...
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Why can't I get any miner to work on my PC?

I've tried BFGminer, CGminer, and GUIminer. I'm registered on Slush's Pool. I can't get BFGminer.exe to even open though and GUIminer refuses to connect to Slush's Pool even if I manually put in the ...
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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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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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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 ...