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

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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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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 ...
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How to fix kernel paging request error on raspberry pi miner?

I'm mining Bitcoin and Litecoin using Gridseeds. As a host/controller I'm running a Raspberry Pi with ArchLinuxARM. I'm using the latest Arch image and compiled cgminer from this github repository: ...
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Setting up and running CGMiner on a Raspberry Pi for a Jalapeño

I have a BFL Jalapeño miner and a Raspberry Pi and I would like to get the Jalapeño to run off of CGMiner from the Raspberry Pi, however, I am not quite sure how to do this. Doing some research, I ...
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What does this mean? [closed]

connected to stratum.bitcoin.cz diff 1 with stratum as user xxxxxxxworker1 block f9aa8c61...Diff 4.25 started [20:26:18] Best share 0 Stratum from pool 0 detected new block I just started doing this ...
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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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"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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why is cgminer slowing down over time?

I noticed something queer about cgminer, when I first started using it I got an ok amount of shares, but over time that number has been slowly dropping. it's the same difficulty,same temperature,but ...
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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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Issue running cgminer from crontab

I trying to script the launch of cgminer based on a crontab. Using a crontab entry that fires up a bash shell script that launches cgminer. Running the script directly launches cgminer flawlessly. ...
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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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Crashing problem when running 2 x 7950's on Corsair CX750 in mining rig

I currently have 2 PC's with a Corsair CX750 PSU in both of them. I bought 4 x Sapphire Radeon 7950's with the intention of having two in each PC. The cases are open and the GPU's have been mounted ...
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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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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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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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CGMiner freezing on anything above intensity 16

I have 2 x Sapphire 7950 Boost cards running on Windows. I can only get them running stable on intensity 16 using CGMiner. Anything above that and the whole system freezes up (screen stays on but ...
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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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Low hashrate with cgminer 3.7.2 kalroth edition @ ubuntu 13.10 x64 @ R9 290 MSI GAMING EDITION @ 16 gb ram @ core i7 860

I'm trying with (below my sh file): export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS=1 cd /home/x/cgminer-3.7.2-kalroth/ find *.bin -delete sleep 3 cgminer --scrypt -o ...
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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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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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cgminer with two R9 290 giving me headaches

I've got two R9 290, using cgminer I'm getting nothing but trouble. I'm using the 13.12 driver and installed the 2.8 SDK. When I launch cgminer it sees both cards, GPU0 and GPU1. They both happily ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot connect to php-mpos with CgMiner: Pool 0 slow/down or URL or credentials invalid

I'm trying set up a local pool, using the php-mpos and the zetacoin-qt executable file, but for some reason, when I attempt to connect using cgminer, I get this error: Pool 0 slow/down or URL or ...
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what is the best mining intenisty to use for certain grahpichs cards?

I use cgminer and I have a zotac nvidia geforce gtx 680 graphics card, what is the best intensity to use.
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After mining litecoins for about two hours, how long will it take for anything to go into my account?

I've been mining now for about two hours. How long would it take for anything to appear in my account?
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Trouble with getting litecoins in my give-me-coins account

I started mining litecoins yesterday on cgminer (been mining for about an hour) and so far I have got nothing in my account. What am I doing wrong ? Here are two screenshots one is of cgminer, the ...
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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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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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can I improve LTC mining on this GPU?

I use CGMiner(unless there's a better one) on an AMD Radeon HD 8570D. it gets 22-23kh/s but most times I see people mentioning their graphics producing multiple megahashes. do I just have the wrong ...
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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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How to mine with Intel HD Graphics 4000?

I'd like to mine with my Intel HD Graphics 4000 (128SP 16C 350 MHz/1 GHz, 1.8 GB DDR3 1.6 GHz 64-bit, Integrated Graphics). I think it has support for OpenCL, as I ran benchmark ...
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When launching cgminer with scrypt parameters, Windows gives an error message. Why does this occur?

Cgminer opens up, stays for like a second or two and then Windows gives me an error message. Mining (bitcoins?) without --scrypt works fine but with the scrypt parameter, I get the message seen in the ...
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When mining, all my shares are rejected. Why am I not getting any accepted shares?

This applies for when I mine anything (Litecoins, Dogecoin, etc.) I have a Radeon HD 6670 (mining @ 100 Mh/s according to cgminer) and it isn't overclocked or anything. Kind of puzzled as to why this ...
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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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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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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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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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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)...