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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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CGMiner Problems (low kh rate)

I have a Nvidia GTX 765 GPU, over clocked with a core KH rate of 850 (give or take a few). When I run CGMiner, everything works fine except I have an extremely low KH rate (8 or 9 KH). My ...
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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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Cgminer not working on windows with Nvidia graphics card

When I try to start cgminer on windows it throws the following error: Command: cgminer –-scrypt -o http://netcodepool.org:8337 -u usernmae -p mypass –-thread-concurrency 8192 -I 10 -g 1 -w 256 :687: ...
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CGMiner and 5830's give my the BSOD and GPU hangs, DEAD threads

I recently switched to CGminer from phoenix from GUIminer. And seem to be having some issues. System: Windows 7 64bit, x4 5830's -Timeline- AMD catalyst: 13.1 GPUs: 5830x2 7770x1 Miner: CGminer ...
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Building CGMiner For Windows

Trying to find good documentation on how to build cg miner for windows. I have looked at MXE and was going to make it using this command but wasn't sure what targets I should I use there is not a lot ...
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How to connect linux cgminer to the poolin site?

I try connect the linux cgminer to poolin, but does it actually connect? I can see below message appearing: cgminer version 4.9.2 - Started: [2021-02-15 19:06:47] -------------------------------------...
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How to setup cgminer.conf for solo mining?

How can I configure an ASIC such as S9 using cgminer.conf, in order to do solo mining? I would appreciate a guidance for creating the config file.
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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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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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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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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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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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Segfault when attempting to run cgminer on ubuntu 10.04

I recently wanted to try mining some crypto-currency, and litecoin seemed to be a good way to start since it doesn't require too specific hardware. However, running cgminer after install (which was ...
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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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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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All of a sudden hashrate drops to half the normal

I usually get a nice 200 Mh/s out of my XFX 6770 clocked at 950 MHz / 300 MHz. Sometimes I'll check cgminer and see the hashrate has dropped to around 90Mh/s while temperature of the GPU dropped to a ...
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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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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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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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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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cgminer on OSX: Cannot open executable file

I'm trying to use litecoin on OSX with NVidia or CPU mining, and downloaded the binary from here The specific binary I extracted was cgminer-2.10.5-x86_64-built.tar.bz2. I extracted it and used ...
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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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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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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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