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

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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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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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worker keeps getting temp banned with sgminer

I have 3 R9 280x sapphires I use with sgminer On almost every single pool, with or without --no-submit-stale, after about 5 min of hashing, my worker get's banned and hashing drops to zero. If I ...
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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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AVA0: Get avalon read got err 0

I am trying to connect my Avalon Controller to my Raspberry Pi (raplacing the TP-Link module with an Raspberry Pi) When I use: cgminer -o uk1.ghash.io:3333 -O x.x:x -D --verbose --avalon-options ...
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cgminer with an nvidia 710m GPU

Im trying to get my nvidia gpu working with cgminer 3.7.2 (windows 8 x64) how could i make it work? here is what my list devices says CL platform 1 name: NVIDIA CUDA CL platform 1 version: OpenCL 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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cgminer not accepting or rejecting

I have a R9 280x Toxic edititon and I've set up cgminer with latest catalyst on ubuntu 12.04.3 the thing is, if I run cg miner like cgminer --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://url:3333 -u a.b -p c -I 13 -g ...
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How can I configure to solo-mine, and use a mining-pool as failover?

cgminer can be configured to have multiple pools. Is there a way, to have as first entry my private wallet, and as second entry a public mining-pool? Doing so gives strange output: [2014-01-29 12:...
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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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Does CGminer work with Network miners?

I have the black cube miners that work via cat5/network and have yet to be able to connect them to cgminer. I have looked all over the internet and haven't found anything about how to do it. So my ...
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How would I ever know if my solo miner found a block?

I've tried solo mining in two ways: using cgminer, ASIC and ckpool using minerd connected to my own instance of bitcoin-qt. Either way, I've never seen any indicator showing that I have mined 0 BTC, ...
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wemineltc.com Unpaid Shares went back to zero on miner restart

I just joined wemineltc it's my first day EVER mining for Litecoin or any other coin for that matter. So far the side pannel on the wemineltc.com for me says: Your Current Hashrate 43 KH/s It takes ...
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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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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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CGminer multiple instances

I think I need to run multiple instances but they seem to effect each other. Device 0: 7970 Device 1: 7970 Device 2: 7950 I can get both 7970's into one instance with: cgminer.exe --scrypt -I 13 --...
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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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Why is there still a lack of Bitmain chips for miners?

All of the ASIC miner producers still claim that there are not enough chips for miners to produce anything. But if China is allegedly fully back to normal and has been for some time, why is there ...
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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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pool slush's pool numbers?

hello are this numbers are good or i need to do something on Pc's i use this line with cgminer 2.11.4 ./cgminer -o http://api.bitcoin.cz:8332 -u user.work -p password -I 10 -v 1 --verbose -w 256 ...
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