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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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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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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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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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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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Problems with Antminer U1 - why doesn't it work?

I've got other Antminers working, this one just throws these errors in debug mode - is this fixable? [2014-01-30 19:03:10] Bmsc send golden nonce [2014-01-30 19:03:10] ANT0: GetResults (amt=0 err=-...
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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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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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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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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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Why does Avast and other antivirus' detect gpu miners as viruses?

For example I was downloading the latest cgminer and Avast blocked the download saying it was a virus. Is this true or is it a false positive? I've had other antimalware (I think Malwarebytes) detect ...
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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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Can I set up cgminer to mine in different pools, by a defined ratio?

I'm mining in different pools, one is main and I would like to dedicate 80% off the time spent mining on it, but I'm also mining in another and would like to dedicate 20% on that. I know you can set ...
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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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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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How to configure CGMiner with CPU?

I'd like to start mining Bitcoins on a CPU for testing purposes. I've downloaded CGMiner, compiled it and created a config file without any problems, however starting it results in an error message: ...
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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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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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CgMiner past version 3.4 cannot see USB Block Eurptors (Windows)

I've been using CgMiner 3.4.1 since late September. It can see my four USB Block Erupters, and works: cgminer version 3.4.1 - Started: [2013-11-20 07:48:07] ------------------------------------------...
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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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Cgminer not working with AMD APP SDK 2.8

Before I install AMD APP SDK 2.8, I get this error from cgminer 3.7.2: [2014-01-06 22:44:56] Error -1001: clGetPlatformsIDs failed (no OpenCL SDK installed?) [2014-01-06 22:44:56] clDevicesNum ...
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Unable to connect to litecoin-qt server from more than 3-4 machines

I've created a litecoin-qt server with the following configuration: { "pools" : [ { "url" : "http://192.168.10.5:9332", "user" : "something", "...
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Stratum from pool 0 detected new block

I'm trying to mine litecoin on litecoin-pool with cgminer ./cgminer --scrypt -u username.1 -p password -o stratum+tcp://lite.coin-pool.com:3333 and it keeps on returning [2013-10-05 14:24:28] ...
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How do you install cgminer on ubuntu

I have downloaded cgminer for linux and uncompressed it and tried to run it but clicking on the executable file does nothing it is marked as executable and still does not run. Is there something else ...
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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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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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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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Is there a minimum time to be mining a pool to have any results?

For example if mining with Deepbit is there a minimum time one must run cgminer to have anything added to their Deepbit account balance?
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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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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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“Can't detect any devices”

I'm trying to start mining using my GPU (ATI Radeon HD 4850) but when I try to run cgminer it cant detect any devices. I use this to run cgminer: cgminer --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://stratum2.dogechain....
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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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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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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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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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Workers aren't showing up in ghash.io

Im using cgminer 3.7.2 and I'm mining at ~77Mh/s in the ghash.io pool. I go to the worker list at the ghash website but nothing shows up. At the ghash main page it shows that I'm mining the blocks but ...
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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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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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cgminer api-allow using dns instead of IP address

I am wondering why cgminer is not accepting dns instead of IP addresses I need to allow a server by it's dns...is it possible?
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Error message in cgwatcher with intel hd graphics 4000

The error message is : "the miner path for the active default profile (chemin vers cgminer.exe) does not exist. You must set the miner path before you can start mining. Click the manage profiles ...
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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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How to fix “Failed to resolve (?wrong URL) cgminer.exe --bmsc-options”

I downloaded CGMiner and have my pool with slushs pool. So below I believe is the correct setup for CGMiner. cgminer.exe --bmsc-options 115200:20 -o stratum.bitcoin.cz:3333 -u Starfleet.worker3 -p ***...
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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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Mining my own blockchain? [closed]

I have downloaded bitcoin-qt and it has downloaded what I understand to be the blockchain: blk0001.dat and one or two other files in the .bitcoin folder in my home directory. If this is the ...
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What does “H-not-zero” and “Share is above target” mean?

While mining with cgminer on TripleMining, I noticed that I was getting something like: [2013-09-14 19:02:12] Rejected 88dde730 Diff #/1 GPU 0 (H-not-zero) What does this error mean, why is it ...
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Coinotron wont show updates from cgminer

I type this into command on windows C:\Users\developer\Desktop\cgminer-3.7.0-windows\cgminer.exe --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334 -u exploithb.1 -p x and it looks like its working, Im ...
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What is the best BTC miner for intel HD 4000 card?

Right now I am using GUIminer(and some guides said not to use it), it gets ~80Mhash/s but this miner is laggy, sometimes disconnects without a reason, and it is slow... So I would like to use cgminer, ...