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

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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, ...
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Trying to use Block Erupters with Ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to Mine with ASICMiner's Block Erupters on Ubuntu 13.04. I've installed everything (bitcoin-qt, cgminer, bfgminer, I've got the block erupters in usb hubs hooked up to my ubuntu box). But ...
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cgminer not working on deepbit.net [closed]

I installed Cgminer and created the batch file to run it cgminer.exe -o http://pit.deepbit.net:8332 -u myemail@gmail.com_workerName -p s3cr3t but when I run it I get [2013-05-21 00:39:34] Started ...
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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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Why would I have so many rejected shares while mining?

I am mining litecoin with give-me-coins and I have the following info on website's stats section Valid Paid: 118 Invalid (Not Paid): 113 (95.76%) As far as I know this is not very good. How can ...
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Is cgminer used for both bitcoin and litecoin GPU mining?

I'm trying to figure out which software to download for my Ubuntu 12.04 box to start some litecoin mining. Via google search, I keep coming up with cgminer for both bitcoin and litecoin mining. How ...
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My Radeon 7570 that comes with my hp envy h8-1409 is not being detected by CGminer (Litecoins)

I'm using Windows 8.1 and CGminer 3.1.0 trying to mine litecoins What's odd about this computer is that the video card is some kind of HP OEM device, that's getting driver updates (latest August 2013)...
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CGMiner — when will I start earning Bitcoins?

I downloaded cgminer, created an account on btcguild.com and followed to procedure it told me to. I have now started cgminer and it keeps updating itself as stratum from pool 0 detected new block. ...
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does cgminer re-calculate every nonce from ASIC?

i'm running a huge bunch of block erupter on my old computer, and the cpu time is too high to add more usb dongle miners, so i wonder if cgminer is recalculating the insufficient diff nonces and ...
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Is my cgminer (scrypt) working / Mining on middlecoin pool

I'm trying to mine on the middlecoin pool using the following command: cgminer --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://middlecoin.com:3333 -u 1C7Ubg5VxvJyXYBT6neNVFgUVdgq1Kiy72 -p asdf and I do get the screen ...
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Complete Explanation of Mining [closed]

I have 6 miners, all with 3 R9 280x's. (Yes, not bitcoin mining, but there isn't a general mining stack site and it still uses cgminer so it's relevant) I've been working on getting them running ...
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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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Setup cgminer on Ubuntu 12.04 (im getting libudev.so.1 not found error)

I have read and read and read over the internet but noone seems to have problem like this. Im trying to setup cgminer on my Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) desktop but i failed. Downloaded cgminer from url ...
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cgminer works just fine for BTC but LTC mining won't get temps over 50C

These are the screenshots. Temp on LTC won't go over 50C although I set it to intensity 12 on my 6770. I get 200Mh/s on BTC and I shouuld be getting 200Kh/s, instead I'm getting 80Kh/s. http://i....
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I am new with peercoin and confused is it mining or not [screenshot] [closed]

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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Mine valid but nonstandard transactions

Is there a way to configure cgminer to accept valid but nonstandard transactions for mining? If not, where, theoretically, would be a good place to look if I was interested in mining nonstandard ...
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AMD HD6850 mining speed is very slow

According to litecoin.info/Mining_Hardware_Comparison, 6850 is 200+kH/s But I run speed is 17.28K/14.39Kh/s, what's wrong?? cgminer version 3.5.0 - Started: [2013-11-30 17:08:22] --------------------...
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Trying to open directly…Device open failed

Ubuntu 13.10 & amd-catalyst-13.4-linux-x86.x86_64.zip xorg.conf created by # aticonfig --initial -f --adapter=all Thereafter, i modify it with next /etc/X11/xorg.conf Section "Module" ...
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CGMiner settings so that Photoshop usage isn't slow

Currently I have two settings for CGMiner, using a Radeon 6850 for home usage. One for casual work, and one for night-time (light and heavy). However, even at the casual settings Photoshop is very ...
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attempting to decipher a cgminer share.log

Here is 1 entry from a share processed in a feathercoin mine pool: 1367788723,accept,ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff070000,http://mining-foreman.org:11341,GPU1,1,...
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cgminer doesnt use my GPU

CentOS6 x64, build last cgminer with openCL support [ay@pandora6 log]$ sudo lshw | grep -i geforce product: G73 [GeForce 7600 GS] [ay@pandora6 log]$ uname -a Linux pandora6 2.6.32-358.2....
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What are the optimal cgminer settings for a AMD Radeon HD 6670? [closed]

I'm following this tutorial for mining Litecoins, and I'm having a little hard time finding the optimal cgminer settings for my AMD Radeon HD 6670. Any hint on that? The tutorial gives this ...
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Why GPU (cgminer) scrypt mining generates so many false-positive nonces?

I understand that GPU might have less accurate results of real numbers because speed/performance is the target. But I don't understand why it also occurred in integer numbers. Taking mining algorithm,...
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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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How does the “failover” setting in cgminer work?

I have been messing with a p2pool which I like (no fee) but has latency about every week causing the miner to stop mining altogether. I would like to employ some kind of failover strategy so that the ...
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cgminer settings [ ati / amd radeon HD6870 GPU ] scrypt

I'm found that speed of my cgminer should be around 320kh/s: https://litecoin.info/Mining_hardware_comparison ati / amd radeon HD6870 GPU The wiki recommend use this -I 19 -g 1 -w 256 --thread-...
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mining pcie 16x and 1x together caused rejects [closed]

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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p2pool passwords

I think I have cgminer configured and I want to connect to a mining pool. I have created a .sh file with the following text: export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export ...
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Can one GPU mine on Mac OS X using cgminer?

I succesfully installed cgminer on my mac but every time I try to run it I get the message [2013-09-16 15:03:49] clDevicesNum returned error, no GPUs usable why is this? Is it that you cannot mine ...
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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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Better or worse to mine multiple workers on one machine?

The title is quite self-explanatory, really. I use cgminer on Ubuntu 12.10 to mine bitcoins in the 50BTC pool. I have three workers set up. If I run multiple instances of cgminer, each targeted at ...
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More than 1000 CPU solo mining = bitcoin? [duplicate]

If I have 1000 (or more) machines with CPU (and no GPU) solo mining (12 hours/day), will it be profitable? Forget about the costs of electricity, etc... I want to know if doing more than 1000 ...
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gcminer with ATIRADEON HD3600 on ubuntu 12.04 64bit headless won't detect GPU

I am following this guide: http://rdmsnippets.com/2013/03/20/bitcoin-mining-with-ubuntu-12-04-tls-and-cgminer/ But it won't work on my server (Specification's are in the Subject-field) I get this ...
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What is the utility in the cgminer statistics

While digging through the API of the cgminer I noticed that there is a value which I could not figure out what it means: the utility. What does it stand for, what are common values and how is it ...
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Deciphering cgminer interface in terminal

Am brand new to mining, and wanted to download an OSX miner just to experience (fully realizing that it would not be profitable). With cgminer connected to a mining pool, I see the following interface....
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What is mining intensity?

Both Bitcoin and Litecoin have an intensity setting when mining. What does this mean?
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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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Litecoin mining 10 times slower than a couple of days ago

I have a 5850, and have been mining with it for about a week. With GuiMiner I can mine bitcoins at about 275Mhash/s. This has not changed. A couple of days ago I setup Litecoin mining and it was ...
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How can I use the USB block erupters to mine Namecoin?

Since the block erupter is useless to mine for Bitcoin now. From what I understand the only other two options would be is to mine Namecoin or Devcoin since they use SHA256 encryption. But how can I ...
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How can I configure my miner for two pools simultaneously?

I have a single sc 30gh/s miner. I want to run cgminer as well guminer at a time simultaneously, will there be any difference? I want to use cgminer to mine at BTCGUILD and guminer for mining at ...
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Balance not going up in deepbit after mining

I've been mining with a deepbit account and noticed the balance hasn't been increasing. I use the following bat file to run cgminer version 3.5.0 cgminer.exe -o http://pit.deepbit.net:8332 -u emailme@...
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cgminer doesn't detect GPU in ssh session

I have AMD Radeon HD 6450 card and Ubuntu is my OS. If I log in normally and start cgminer it works properly and detect my graphic card. Now my monitor is turned off and I connect to my computer by ...
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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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Start cgminer only on the second card HOW?

I have two video cards. My main card is a nvidia 650ti and my second is an AMD R9 280x. My monitor is connected to the nvidia and I use it for normal things. I want to start cgminer only on my second ...
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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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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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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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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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“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 ...