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CGMiner is an open source ASIC/FPGA miner for Windows, Linux and macOS.

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what broke (and how do I fix it)?: I can mine testnet (via cgminer and bfgminer-0.5.5) on bitcoind-0.17, but not on bitcoin-0.18

I haven't changed any configuration, merely upgraded bitcoind. Working: the following scenario where machine 'A' has the ASIC, and bfgminer, and machine 'B' is running bitcoind-0.17 on testnet: ...
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How to quit CGMiner 4.10.0

How do I quit CGMiner 4.10.0 the correct way so That I can see the payment screen ?
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HOW DO I GET CGMINER TO SHOW ME THE PAYOUT?

I have my CGminer on and showing the “Accepted Shares” How do I quit CGminer so that I can see my payout ? I have been told that I should press control + Q then press the Q button and then it will ...
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Bitcoin regtest mining

I wonder if I can do mining with Bitcoin-0.16.1 in regtest mode, just for simulating mainnet situation where there are new blocks coming in constantly. I am aware that I can use generate to generate ...
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Whatsminer event code E011

I have a whatsminer M3 working for the past 2 months with no problems at all, but yesterday it started acting strange since it is restarting every 15 minutes, all temperatures are fine between 80 to ...
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Does cgminer have to be on for me to solo mine for bitcoins

I see my antminer has cgminer built into it. Do I need to have cgminer on my computer screen while "solo mining" for bitcoins ? or can I just have the antminer on and hashing straight through the ...
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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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Can cgminer be modified to mine pascalcoin?

Cgminer is the only mining software I’ve found written for ASIC and FPGA, it looks like tons of currencies have been added since it’s inception, could Pasc be added? Does anyone know if this being ...
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Configuring GPU mining with CGminer

I know GPU mining is looked down upon, but I cant afford an ASIC. SO I would like to know how to mine Bitcoin with CGminer using my gpu. Any help would be appreciated. I already am connected to a ...
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How can I mine a specific block?

How can I set my miner to mine a specific block? like: Block: 496705 I have tried looking in ccminer options for that it looks like there is no option like that.
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Unable to run the Miner using 2Pac BM1384 USB miner

I have created a batch file and  I tried to run it. But when I click on the batch file to run it. But the command line window appears for a fraction of a second and then disappears. cgminer.exe  --...
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Problems with CGMiner 4.9.2

I have tried reaching out for assistance in other Bitcoin forums, to no avail as apparently I have bought miner hardware that is not supported by the people who are responsible for CGMiner software. ...
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Can I mine Bitcoin from my Hosting server?

I have dedicated server which I leased for 6 months (paid upfront for Good Deal) and I just sold my website after 4 months which doesn't include Hosting (just transferd domain name and website files) ...
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Antminers - Can you monitor via SNMP, and set up configuration file Chron Jobs

I have an antminer and its very loud. Is it possible to set up a chron job to stop mining, apply a new config file with a lower clockrate and set fan speed overnight? Then to do the same at 7am but ...
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CPU Mining Test with CGminer

After my boss read the websites mining on visits he got the idea to use the entire network we have access to. I have access to 3000+ computers and have been give permission to run a test over the ...
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Best GUI Miner - To use with slush pool

I have recently wanted to get into mining some crypto currency. And would like to use a GUI based miner for ease and convenience. But I haven’t found any that seem to be any good yet it that are easy ...
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How to know if cgminer is really mining?

I have set up cgminer on a linux machine to mine litecoins. I already installed the nvidia driver for this. Yesterday at night I put it to mine (I guess) but I'm in doubt if it is really mining ...
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How might I reduce the percentage of rejected shares using an Avalon 741 with NiceHash?

I have an Avalon741 running on NiceHash with CGminer and I'm new to mining. The command I'm running is as follows: sudo ./cgminer -o stratum+tcp://sha256.eu.nicehash.com:3334 -u <address> -p d=...
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How to enable device in cgminer?

I I have a GekkoScience Compac BM1384 bitcoin miner that I am trying to get working with CGMiner on my Raspberry Pi. It is really annoying though, as it doesnt detect any devices on startup. However, ...
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Mining new private alt coin derived from litecoin

I have created an new private altcoin from litecoin(build on linux ubuntu) and it is working correctly. Now i want install any miner application (like cgminer) with CPU mining(for test). I have ...
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Mining without pool where does the bitcoin/reward go if successful?

I was wondering 2 things: How to set up cgminer to mine without a pool? If if I am successful solving the block how do I claim it / send to my Bitcoin wallet? I don't have a huge 'rig'. I know you ...
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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 mine Monero using sgminer?

I've been mining Monero using my sgminer. I pointed it at https://moneropool.com/, but i when i visit the site to see my stats i see that my address is not found. Is my miner not working?
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libudev error while configuring cgminer on fedora 22

I am using Fedora 22, 32bit OS and have Antminer U3 for mining operations got the cgminer source code from GIT: git clone https://github.com/bitmaintech/cgminer while running ./configure --enable-...
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Normal hashrate but no accepted shares in

For the moment I'm trying to mine altcoins using an AMD HD6850. The version of cgminer is 3.7.2. The pool I'm using is prohashing.com. It's a scrypt-mining pool which mines the most profitable coins ...
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Solo mining without a pool?

Is it necessary to run a "full node" including port forwarding in order to solo mine Bitcoin without any involvement of a pool? I see that pools are offering solo mining as an option, but why would I ...
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cgminer: how to read the ASIC temperture

I don't mind buying an IR thermometer but it there a way to read the temperature of the ASIC from the command line? I am using cgminer.
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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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Trying To Get More MH/s Litecoin Mining

I am relatively new to this but do have technical abilities like overclocking, etc. Here's what I'm working with: AMD A6 3620 APU w/Rade Radeon HD 6530D Driver: AMD Catalyst 15.7.1 Win 7 64 ...
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correct settings for cgminer 4.9.2

I have recently switched my mining from 4.6.1 to 4.9.2 with the same Antminer U3. Still wondering about correct settings for this new one. On 4.6.1 I have used --bsmc-options and other settings as --...
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Why my mining has average so low

I bought a YellowJacket to mine bitcoins. I'm using my raspberry pi to test it. My actual configuration is: Raspberry pi using the usb from a laptop. With 1 yellow jacket. Software cgminer 4.9.2 My ...
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Antminer U1 running on raspberry pi not accepting shares

I'm new to bitcoin mining and am trying to figure everything out still. My Antminer U1 running on my raspberry pi using cgminer is not accepting any shares, and doesn't appear inside of the mining ...
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Logging Antminer Statuses

How does one log all an Antminer's statistics (temperature, hashrate, etc.) to a file? I can log in to an Antminer via SSH, so I should be able to turn on some option for cgminer to log everything, ...
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Solo Mine with an AntMiner

How do I solo mine with an AntMiner? AntMiners use cgminer, which certainly supports GBT, but when I use http://<my_local_net_ip>:8332/ and my bitcoind username and password for "Worker" and "...
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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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“block decode failed” error while mining in pool

I just started solo mining last month, and I have no problems with cgminer. I have already shares accepted and sometimes new block detected. I want to know why when I want decode I've an error? For ...
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What could be the reason for one loop being significantly more power hungry on an SP20?

One of the loops on my Spondoolies SP20 is misbehaving. I underclocked everything but this loop (number 4) does not seem to care what settings I make. It seems to be running at twice the speed (and ...
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Avalon2 times out when using cgminer on the Raspberry Pi

I am running cgminer on a Raspberry Pi, with the command: sudo ./cgminer --avalon2-freq 500 --avalon2-voltage 7250 --avalon2-fan 50 -o stratum+tcp://stratum.bitcoin.cz:3333 -u <"username.worker"&...
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I am trying to get cgminer on Ubuntu 14.04 and the Guide is troubling me

Okay, I am trying to follow this instruction guide: http://www.distrogeeks.com/install-cgminer-3-7-2-ubuntu/ and the 20th step did not work because it could not find the server. I downloaded it from ...
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How to connect to Terraminer via USB?

Does anybody know how exactly to connect to Terraminer machine via USB?
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How can I mine ALT SHA-256 coins using a Bitmain S4?

The bitmain S4 does 2TH/s out of the box with no overclocking. For many alt SHA-256 coins, this can be 10% - 50% of the entire network hashing power, which would allow us to gain alt coins quickly, ...
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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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Is there any argument to be passed to CGMiner\AntMiner S2 to reserve amounts of hashing power for specific workloads?

I have an AntMiner S2 (1TH/s) and I'd like to mine both on BTC and NMC. Would that be possible, for instance, to use 50% of power just for BTC workloads and the other 50% for NMC? EDIT: What ...
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Why do I get this error when I try to install CGMiner on my RaspberryPi?

I am going crazy trying to install CGminer on my RaspberryPi (I use Raspbian) to mine Scrypt currency I downloaded it and when I perform: sudo ./configure finally I get the following error message: ...
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Help running cgminer on Ubuntu 14.04 - waiting for USB hotplug devices, and other errors

I'm a total noob regarding bitcoin mining, I've installed cgminer using apt-get install but I can't get it to work. I start it with this command: ./cgminer -o stratum+tcp://www.albamine.net:3333 -u ...
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mining pcie 16x and 1x together caused rejects [on hold]

I have 5 msi radeon R9 290 cards and this board https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Z87PLUS/specifications/ . With 3 pcie 16x everything runs smooth but, as soon as I add the first 1x into the equation, ...
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Two GPU's But Only One Will Mine In cgminer

I have a rig with two GPU's set up in it. Both are ASUS and one is a R9 280x and the other is a HD 7790. Both appear when I run the command: sudo aticonfig --lsa GPU 0: This is the HD 7790 GPU 1: ...
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I am new with peercoin and confused is it mining or not [screenshot] [on hold]

I am new in peercoin and trying first time mining of any currency just to see how it works. I installed cgminer but there's an error Probing for an alive pool Network diff set to 91.5 like that ...
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cgminer settings “--load-balance” vs “--balance”?

http://www.amilitalia.it/github.com/ckolivas/cgminer.html I'm looking for the best balance: --load-balance Change multipool strategy from failover to quota based balance and --balance Change ...