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Explain the importance of Bitcoin Hash Rate using cpuminer

I need thoroughly explanations about Bitcoin Hash Rate beyond the trivial ones like: "Hashrate" refers to the total combined computational power that is being used to mine and process ...
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Why is my target different from a miner?

I'm developing a miner to study how mining works and I've connected it to a pool using Stratum. When I use the bits provided by the pool to calculate the target, it is different from the miner that I ...
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Bit Coin Mining

Sorry for being noob. I am in the process of developing Bitcoin Mining in Python, just curious about whether, can we able to receive the percentage of guess in Target Hash Function via API. For ...
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cpuminer: Running two nodes -The requested URL returned error: 500 Internal Server Error, json_rpc_call failed, retry after 30 seconds

I'm trying to mine new blocks using cpuminer. My blockchain network runs on localhost on the testnet network with two nodes. When I'm trying to mine the blocks I'm receiving the following error: * ...
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Solo Mining With CpuMiner (Guide / Adventure)

CpuMiner for Solo Mining Mode Guide. After you download the ENTIRE blockchain, and you get your bitcoin-core running in Node Mode, just installing the program and allowing it in the firewall, you need ...
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Why one miner can dig out many blocks continually in one moment?

I am new to bitcoin and blockchain, I browed the website just now. There is a question confusing me, I find that one miner dig out blocks many times even in one hour. For example, this miner dig out ...
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Standalone Java Bitcoin Miner - Does it Exist?

I am a java developer, and currently am looking to create a standalone java class that will let people mine Bitcoin using CPU, but I have no idea if such already exists. I have found one for LiteCoin, ...
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Is it technically possible to solo mine bitcoin using cpu without a pool? How? Ubuntu

For development reasons I'd like to have a private "real" bitcoin mainnet network. Bitcoin-core doesn't support mining any more. I have set up a network of 2 nodes (using connect conf command). ...
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Cannot mine Genesis / First Block (PIVX Fork / Clone) [closed]

Whatever I do, I am unable to mine the 1st block after the genesis block. All the while, I have assumed that I have mined the Genesis block, and I am unable to mine the 1st block using "setgenerate ...
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Mining block are not accepted if BIP related values changed to 0 or 1

I am creating own alt from LiteCoin source. So I have changed hashGenesisBlock , hashMerkleRoot , nonce , timestamp etc.Things are working fine if i don't make BIP34Height , BIP65Height , BIP66Height &...
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How are Bitcoin generated in Video Games?

There are a lot of video games out there which reward the player in Bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies for winning the game or achieving a specific objective. But from where does those crypto come ...
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Altcoin solo mining issue with Cpuminer [closed]

I have cloned litecoin to make my own altcoin for fun and i want to solo mine the new coin using cpuminer on mainnet. I have compiled and installed cpu miner in my Mac OSX and i am running the altcoin ...
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CPU mining Core 2 Quad Q9550

I am new to mining and not actually mining Bitcoin right now but want to understand more about it. I have Core 2 Quad Q9550 CPU at 2.83 Ghz. I am mining with cpuminer only right now. I am getting 20 ...
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Constantly getting connection interrupted

Recenly I started to mine BTC. I'm doing it just out of curiosity rather then for any profit. I compiled cpuminer on my Debian 9 server. I'm trying to connect to the btc.com pool by execuing: ./...
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Raspberry Pi cpuminer error: -bash: ./minerd: No such file or directory

I created a cpuminer instance for my Raspberry Pi derived from this tutorial. Apparently, I've correctly configured the implementation because I can run the example provided in the README: ./...
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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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Why more threads reduce h/s rate?

I have dual xeon processors (total 48 cores). I am using cpuminer-easy with nicehash pool on fedora. I have noticed that if i keep my number of threads greater than 10, the h/s falls dramatically. I ...
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CPU Solo Mining on ARM

I am playing around with bitcoin mining. I have set up a full node on an ODroid C2 device. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and Bitcoin core. That seems to be running find. It is keeping up with the block ...
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Estimated h/s with a specific processor

I was just wondering how well this processor would do at bitcoin mining on cpuminer.
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Is CPUMINER's use of JSON files broken? [closed]

This is regarding using cpuminer v2.3.2 to do Litecoin mining. I recently upgraded my minerd from version 2.2.3 to 2.3.2 on both my win7(x64) and Ubuntu(x86) machines. Using the old version, minerd ...
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How do I set CPUminer to Scrypt instead of SHA256?

I have started litecoin mining with cpuminer on Ubuntu 12.04 and I keep getting this message. PROOF OF WORK: RESULT: false(booooooo) From what I understand litecoin uses scrypt however my cpuminer ...
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