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GPU mining with Intel HD Graphics 4000

I am running Mac OS X 10.7 on a MBP and OS X 10.8 on a Mac Mini. The Mini has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU and the MBP has a 3000. I know that I cannot mine with the MBP as the GPU does not support ...
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Bitcoin.conf connect command

When configuring the bitcoin.conf file, what should you put in connect=? There are IP addresses listed here, so I removed the # sign and left them as is. I also entered my WAN address and my local ...
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Does Bitcoin-Qt require that I create a bitcoin.conf file in order to solo mine on my Mac?

Does Bitcoin-Qt require that I create a bitcoin.conf file in order to solo mine on my Mac? I created one after reading the wiki and placed it in Lib/AppSupp/Bitcoin but I am not sure I needed to. ...
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Mine BitCoins on a Mac? [duplicate]

Ok, so I can mine BitCoins on my Mac... using my Windows Partition. Like a lot of people I hate Windows. I'd use Linux first (I have a WUBi partition), but I'd like a BitCoin miner for Mac that ...
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Jalapeño Multipool Setup on OS X

I have an ASIC Jalapeño Bitcoin Miner. It mines consistently at around 5000 GH/s. I have been mining using the BitMinter Miner and BitMinter Pool just because it is easy to setup and get running ...
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Get the slush stratum proxy working on a mac

Title says it all - can anyone walk me through setting this up on a mac? I ran the linux python install script but i'm guessing i'm missing a few dependencies as it failed on me. edit: there are ...
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Why are there not miners on homebrew

Is there some reason why the mining software like sgminer, cgminer, or bgminer are not on homebrew? I guess I'm wondering if there is a "political" reason? or if it's just not been tried yet? or is ...
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Minerd not showing boo or yay

I ran ./minerd -a sha256d -o stratum+tcp://stratum.f2pool.com:3333 -u (my username).node1. Here is a sample of the output: [2015-07-05 07:15:23] thread 1: 146649416 hashes, 2332 khash/s [2015-07-05 ...
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Bitcoin-Qt & setgenerate true

Will Bitcoin-qt mine bitcoins if all I have done is downloaded and installed Bitcoin-qt, and typed in "setgenerate true" into the console? Are there other steps or configurations necessary? If so, ...
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Is there a way to set the aggression for the OS X Diablo Minor?

I run the OS X Diablo Minor on my new Macbook. It seems to work well enough and it earns me a few bit-cents each day. The only problem is that I have to cut it off whenever I'm working on the Mac, ...
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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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Diablo Miner on OSX Lion

I downloaded DiabloMiner and got it to run by: Using the options: -v2 -w256 -na Increase the Java heap size by editing the DiabloMinder-OSX.sh file: -Xmx384m And I am getting around 60-70mhash/sec ...
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How do I install Phoenix 2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion?

I'm trying to install the latest version of Phoenix2 on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (on a Macbook Pro Retna) and unable to get it to work What works: The BitMinter client says OpenCL works on my CPU and ...
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Where can I download the Litecoin binary for OSX?

Where can I find a compiled litecoin minerd binary for Mac OS X? Perhaps a multi-coin implementation?
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Bitcoin.conf & JSON-RPC options

What does it mean in the bitcoin.conf file when it states: server=1 tells Bitcoin-Qt to accept JSON-RPC commands? If all one needs to do to solo mine is type setgenerate true in the console, ...
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Problem getting bitcoins into Bitcoin Core on Mac

I'm using Bitcoin Core on a MacBook Pro. A few month ago my computer crashed and I lost everything, so when I got a new computer I reinstalled Bitcoin Core but now I'm having an issue getting my ...
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GUI Miner for OS X?

I'm pretty new to the world of Bitcoin; though, a few months back I tried mining. I had everything working, but then I stopped.. Anyway, now I'd like to start up again, though I've wiped my computer ...
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Installation troubles… Compiling from source code on a mac book pro

So, I've tried to follow the instructions in /doc/build-osx.md I installed the dependencies using Homebrew brew install autoconf automake berkeley-db4 libtool boost miniupnpc openssl pkg-config ...
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Is this thing on? (How to tell if my cpuminer is working?)

I have pretty much no idea what I'm doing. But I've had cpuminer running on my laptop for a half hour or so, just playing around. I know it's not near worth the time or electricity, I'm just having ...
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How do I fix GUI Miner stuck at connecting?

GUI Miner v2011-08-24 just shows "connecting..." when trying to connect to slush's pool. The console shows: 2011-12-31 14:00:49: Running command: poclbm.exe smithd98@gmail.com.macbookpro:4fuqPtrI@...
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Where are the Diablominer Config Settings stored in Mac OSX?

I can't find them any where. Note, I'll admit I'm a new Mac user, so I may be missing an obvious location, however, I can't find it in my personal folder. Any suggestions?
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Quick and easy mining on OS X

I am new to Bitcoins, and I'd like to get started mining, but I'm on OS X. I've tried several different mining applications, and none of them have worked for me. I've got nothing but errors. Is there ...
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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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Bread Wallet on OS X

How can I use my Bitcoin ID created in Bread Wallet on a OSX Desktop app. MultibitHD requires an Date stamp to "recover" passphrase. Is there a Mac app that works with Bread Wallet? TIA, Dave
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Armory on Linux

Can I have my hot wallet running on Linux and my cold wallet running on a mac? I am going to use armory as the bitcoin client, I wanted to use linux ( ubuntu 14.4) for the hot wallet and when signing ...
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Bitcoin .11 Initial Blockchain Download Problem with OS X 10.10

I am loading the blockchain for a new wallet. Initially I had problems due to ISP issues. This issue is fixed and I now have 8 outbound connections working well with ping times ranging from 50-800 ms. ...
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bitcoind and bitcoin-cli 'unrecognized', how can I access them from command line?

I have downloaded and installed the precompiled Bitcoin Core OS-X (also successfully synchronized). Every tutorial I have seen then directs one to begin using the executables bitcoind and bitcoin-cli....
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Cudaminer On Mac OS X installation error: “malloc.h: No such file or directory”

I'm almost completely ready to GPU mine but I'm stuck on step #25 of Option #2 of this tutorial: http://www.reddit.com/r/dogemining/wiki/index/mac_mining_guide after running this command inside ...
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Import OLD wallet.dat to new Bitcoin core

i made a wallet.dat backup in an old version of bitcoin qt. The mac where i had wallet is dead. In other mac with the last version of bitcoin core when i try to replace the wallet.dat the app crushes. ...
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osx - bitcoin-qt v0.8.6 doesn't starts at osx 10.9 non-developer machine

I've compiled a bitcoin-qt v0.8.6 on osx 10.9. It successfully runs on developer machine from 'Finder' (as Bitcoin-Qt.app) and from terminal (as ./Bitcoin-Qt.app/Contents/MacOS/Bitcoin-Qt). I've ...
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I just restored my Mac from a time machine backup, but no coin wallets got backed up?

Every other file seems to have been backed up and restored except I don't see any coin folders in the application support folder in the library. Did I do something wrong? Are these files ...
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Move MultiBit from Mac to Windows

I'm an IT consultant in Australia and I'm pretty green when it comes to BitCoin and wallets and the like. I've been contacted by a client with a MacBook Pro that cannot be repaired and he is looking ...
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Deprecation error on mac

I'm compiling on mac, and I get this error: unsigned char *SHA256(const unsigned char *d, size_t n,unsigned char *md) DEPRECATED_IN_MAC_OS_X_VERSION_10_7_AND_LATER; Why does this happen, and how do ...
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To open “MultiBit” you need to install the legacy Java SE 6 runtime

I am unable to resolve this. I have updated Java but it appears to require a previous version. Thank you.
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How to use the bootstrap.dat in Mavericks?

So I'm trying to sync with the network in Bitcoin-Qt, but I just can't seem to make use of the bootstrap.dat file that I downloaded, which is annoying because it will be awfully slow to sync without ...
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How can I prevent Armory from getting stuck at “30 seconds” Building Databases on OSX 10.9?

I'm running Bitcoin-Qt v0.8.6-beta and Armory 0.90-beta on OSX 10.9. I've been stuck at "30 seconds" for several hours. This has happened twice now. Activity monitor displays no disk activity, but ~90-...
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Faster way to sync my new Bitcoin wallet?

I'm very new to Bitcoin so I apologize if this question is naive. I just downloaded the Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin Qt clients and opened each of these apps. Consistent with their coin's valuation,...
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bitcoin-qt v0.7.2-beta qt version 4.8.2 is FROZEN/CORRUPT? [closed]

It keeps telling me at the bottom of the screen that the displayed transactions may not be correct! You may need to upgrade, or other nodes may need to upgrade. Can anyone help me please? i am using ...
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How to move Bitcoin data from Application Support on an external drive [Mac]

I'd like to put all my Bitcoin data on an external drive instead of having it on my hard drive, as it's taking too much space on my laptop. I did find an answer on this page regarding how to create a ...
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Cryptocurrency compile error

I'm compiling a SmallChange clone on Mac OS using the .osx makefile, and I get this error. What should I do? 'boost/assign/list_of.hpp' file not found
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Mac OS 10.7.5 compatible with Bitcoin-Qt.app?

Program runs but doesn't seem to be able to synchronize with network. Is there more to installing program than just dragging into applications folder? I'm also confused about why I don't have a ...
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Why does Bitcoin-Qt not launch the program, on Mac

I can't believe that I have lost my Bitcoin Wallet just because I clicked on the red spot on the window of it on my Mac. Or was this enough to loose it??? I think I have the address (does it start ...
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Bitcoin-qt data on external drive

I have done the instructions listed here: How to move Bitcoin data from Application Support on an external drive [Mac] It works fine for a flash drive connected the mac, but I wanted to have the data ...
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Manual for Bitcoin-Qt on Mac OS X

Is there a manual for Bitcoin-Qt on the Mac OS X? Specifically, I'd like to move my wallet.dat to a different folder (a TrueCrypt volume) and if/how I may configure bitcoin.conf so that the ...
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My MultiBit is unable to connect

I have installed my MultiBit wallet and there is red "connecting" sign in left bottom corner. Wallet never connects. When I try it from another place (my friends house) everything is ok. It is ...
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Solo mining on OS X with Diablo Miner

I want to test Solo mining on OS X with Diablo Miner, so I pass options: ./DiabloMiner-OSX.sh -u my_user -p my_pass -r 8332 and I get: [5/1/13 11:01:37 PM] Started ...
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OSX Vanitygen error: pattern.c:32:10: fatal error: 'pcre.h' file not found

I get the error below when I try to make vanitygen according to the instructions listed in "install" Error from make (short version) 27 warnings generated. cc -ggdb -O3 -Wall -c -o pattern.o ...
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cURL to Bitcoin-Qt on Mac fails

I followed gavinadresen's answer at Bitcoin-Qt command line control on Mac. When I enter the following in terminal, it works: open Bitcoin-Qt.app --args -server I've put in the following into my ...
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Is there a way to monitor what bitcoin-qt is doing on a mac os x?

Using 0.6.6.2 on a mac mini; has been running for 56 hours now, still not fully synchronised; is there a way to monitor whether the program is actually doing something or just stuck? would the 0.8.x ...
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Build bitcoin-qt on OSX

I recently cloned from https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin. I followed the documentation in doc/build-osx.md. I can build and run bitcoind without a problem. But I would have expected to see ...