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How do i configure two (or more) Antminer S9s on one bitcoin.com account?

I just added a second Antminer S9 to my pool. I've been mining with one S9 and bitcoin.com for about a year. in Antminer-1 configuration I have my bitcoin username in the "Worker" Field / password "...
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How do I get started [duplicate]

How can I mine cryptocurrency and is it possible to mine it with termux? Or should I use an app? I don't have a computer.
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How to perform CPU mining on bitcoin TESTNET on Linux?

I need approximately 100 Bitcoin Testnet to run an experiment on the lightning network. Any suggestion on how to run CPU mining? Should I use cgminer? Make any sense to perform solo mining on ...
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mining pool hub working but there is no active

i try run mining with Ethminer fork. and with version 0.18.0 -alpha.3 mining is correctly working. i'm waiting 10 minutes, and looking monitoring page on mining pool hub, but overview's hashrate is ...
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“Antpool.com” setting up wallet: BTC or BCH?

In www.antpool.com Bitcoin mining pool, when we want to set up a Bitcoin address to which the reward will be sent, there are 2 options: BTC address (Bitcoin) and BCH address (Bitcoin Cash). But the ...
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Setting a wallet address in “antpool.com” mining pool?

In www.antpool.com after creating a Sub-Account, when I put a BTC wallet address (created by Bitcoin.com wallet application) and click on save button, then I receive the following message, but I do ...
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Hash rate of “Antminer S9” in “Antpool.com” is ZERO

I setup an Antminer S9 using this document: (Link to document). And I configured connection to antpool.com using this guideline: (Link to guideline). So, I filled out the fields as follows: Pool 1: ...
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Does getting shares when mining mean that I have earned a reward?

So I have 13 Total Shares (Non Rejected) and my pool is Mining Pool Hub. It does not show that I have gained any Ethereum when I go to Dashboard (Under Ethereum) on Mining Pool Hub. Do accepted shares ...
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CPU Miner return Internal Server Error for getblocktemplate request

I was developing an altcoin using bitcoin v 0.17. I am using CPU miner for mining purposes. I started the miner using this command: ./minerd -a sha256d -o http://localhost:19230 -O adreno:adreno@123 -...
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Looking for old bitcoin [duplicate]

I briefly ran a node on my Mac in mid to late 2012/early 2013, but didn't understand it at the time and let it go. Is it possible that I still have bitcoin on my computer from that installation, if so,...
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How do I solo mine my own modified altcoin

I forked DASH a week ago. I am able to generate genesis block hash, merkle hash. I created one VM (ubuntu 16.04) for rpc server. Another one VM For mining. I am able to establish connetion between two ...
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Farming with CPU in my Lan

I have recently built an internet network for my entire condominium to use for a very cheap price, and i thought, why not farm bitcoins with it using users CPU? I heard about coffee miners, but i ...
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Problem in understanding other miners validating puzzle solving miner's claim

I understand that miner's role is to validate the block of transactions by calculating nonce based on difficulty level and finding hash of {block + nonce + hash of previous block} . Then it adds this ...
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Other people mining my coin without my permission, how to avoid this? [closed]

I have created an altcoin and i wanted to solo mine all coins myself. I disabled generate function in wallet, hidden the source code as private in github. I run one main node and i mine in my laptop. ...
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How can I check what mining algorithm does an altcoin use?

Where in the sourcecode files can this be checked? For example, lets get a specific coin: Chronon https://github.com/ChrononGroup/Chronon In what file can one check the mining algorithm?
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Is a miner running a full node?

Is a miner just running a full node that is connected with the mining hardware? Or is there such thing as a miner node? Does it use additional software for transaction selection? Thanks in advance!
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who actually amasses or builds the blocks … and how do they get passed to miners?

The question is not about the block being included on the block chain, but who actually creates a block? Like what is the process here. Can someone walk me through this? I do know that blocks are ...
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Is it possible to simulate a mining pool with localhost in windows?

All I want to do is run the miner in CPU (without mining any real coins, no online pool, and no wallet) without connecting to any online miner. I tried using XMRig miner to do a localhost run but ...
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Alternative to Nicehash Miner for Linux

I have a high performance Desktop computer with a powerful NVIDIA GPU available. I wonder if there is some software similar to NiceHash Miner which I can install in Linux to make some little cash ...
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One Code, Two Different Compilations (One Dirty Version of BitCoin)

Right now i'm developing an AltCoin based on BitCoin Cash. I have one code, which i compiled in two different servers (A and B). The A server, compiles the Bitcoin as "Bitcoin ABC version v0.16.3....
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Calculating Hashrate / Threads correlating to Average Block Time

Wondering if anyone can provide some detailed fact based information on how pool mining using Fixed Difficulty affects the probability of N number of shares found over T time given the variables X ...
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Can a miner just download the blockchain once and then delete it (don't have a full node)?

I am wondering if all bitcoin miners need to be full nodes. Or is it possible for a miner to just download all the blockchain once, do all necessary computations to start mining and then delete the ...
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Zero Hashes Per Second with Diablo-D3 Miner

I'm trying to setup Diablo-D3 Miner on my computer (I'm aware that there are other solutions available, but I need something written in Java for a personal project) and I see in console I'm getting ...
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Solo Mining with Diablo-D3 Miner and Stratum

I'm using Diablo-D3 Miner to solo mine for a personal project. I setup Diablo-D3 Miner on my machine but since I do not want to download the entire blockchain (currently, over 200 GB) I decided to go ...
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Why mining pool has different connections ports for different difficulty

In the documentation of mining pool I found following Connect Details: (Difficulty 5 - GPU) stratum+tcp://stratum.btcprivate.org:3032 (Difficulty 10 - GPU Farm) stratum+tcp://stratum....
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Does a logical mining pool assign harder and harder difficulty to the same miner?

Although every mining pool can do things differently, I wanted to get a handle on how a logical pool would behave. If a miner joins the pool and solves a hash at a low difficult, submits the result ...
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Is it Possible to Program AntMiner S9 or Other ASIC Miners?

Is it possible to program the AntMiner S9 or other ASIC miners? For example, let's say I only want it to try nonces from 1 to 1 million (instead of all 4 billion possibilities) would it be possible ...
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block decode failed (-22) error solo mining while submitting block

Hi I have developed hardware/software to mine bitcoin it's working and getting me the results (getting nonce since the design takes only .2sec to complete the task)i am trying to submit in my local ...
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Altcoin solo mining issue with Cpuminer

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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Minar cryptocurrencies without software or special hardware [closed]

I know that it is very difficult to mine at the moment without special equipment, but I think in a way, even if it is a hobby, to try to mine either by developing a program in Java or with Excel. I ...
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How to mine any coin with computers on a network?

I have a network that I fully own with around 55 computers. I have heard of the ways malicious websites have used CPU power to mine for them with code in their sites. Since I have full ownership of ...
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How to mine your own Bitcoin fork?

I have my own Bitcoin fork. I have the src and I have the Linux, Mac and Windows clients. The Windows client is using Bitcoin Core for the wallet. How do I go about mining the fork I created? I have ...
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How easy is it to solo-mine new altcoins?

It seems to be pretty clear that CPU/GPU mining is obsolete for the big fellas (Litecoin, Bitcoin, Ethereum, arguably Dogecoin). This is a bummer for beginners like myself cause I'm keen to dive in ...
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Unable to execute getwork logic in java

I was going through this post in stack exchange How can I code a Bitcoin JSON-RPC “getwork” request in Java? I tried to write a simple snippet for just the getwork json rpc. public static void ...
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Debug Bitcoin Core Mining

I'm running the generate command on a bitcoin core fork (with difficulty = 1) and bitcoind running in another window and outputting the best/vs. hashes as it should when generate is running. However, ...
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Gekko science USB miner

I connect to slushpool with Gekko science USB miner at 500 Mh/s, but my workers statistitcs on slushpool say workers disconnected.
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Power Off Dash Miners for Short Time on P2Pool

I've been DASH ASIC mining (3 miners) for about 1.5 months. I have accounts with the NiceHash and SuprNova pools. I switched to the P2Pool (peer-to-peer pool) method just this evening. I have ...
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As a miner, why would I forward transaction with high transaction fees to other miners?

Miners receive transaction and broadcast it to other nodes. Node that solves the puzzle will add that transaction into the block it mined. But as a miner why would I broadcast a transaction with very ...
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How mine cloned altcoin new algorithm?

Hi there i will created new clone for practice. Changed algo at cloned one For example nist5 to skein. I created genensis block. Created daemon and qt and nodes are connected. Everything is well to ...
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Cooling GPU in a rig

I don't know if this is the correct forum for asking this kind question please let me know. Anyway, I have a small rig with two GPUs (SAPPHIRE Pulse Radeon RX 580 8G GDDR5 Dual HDMI/DVI-D/Dual DP ...
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Error on Centos Minergate Installation

I am new to mining and starting with installing minergate in my server which most of the time sits hosting. I figured I have some resource left over and installing minergate to dedicate 2 cores to it. ...
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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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How does the bitcoin transaction fee get paid to miner(s)?

According to https://bitcoinfees.info/ The current "cheap" rate for a bitcoin transaction is $22. How does this get paid to the miners? Is it just one miner that verifies the transaction, puts it ...
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When do miners include low-fee-transactions?

Are Low-fee-transactions low priority to be included in block? When do miners include low-fee-transactions? Do they have their own formula to get priority? Or just oldest transactions are first?
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Mining Pool Hub: how to understand if it is mining?

I have just set up Mining Pool Hub, how can I understand if it is actually mining bitcoins (or other crypto-currencies)? Because sometimes I see yellow alerts PoolApi AHashPool has failed PoolApi ...
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How to setup Antminer D3 to solo mine to CANN wallet

I am trying to solo-mine CANN using my Antminer D3 directly to the full node wallet. I would really like to start adding decentralization to small coins just for the heck of it, but I am having some ...
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After mining for a couple minutes, I stop getting shares. [closed]

Can anyone explain why this would be happening? When I restart the program I quickly get shares, then after a couple minutes it almost completely stops getting shares.
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How to prioritize bitcoin transactions when solo mining using CPUMINER?

I am just tinkering. Trying to learn how things work. So making money is not even on my radar at the moment. Because I am just in the learning stage, I am using CPUMiner on my Ubuntu 17.10 laptop. It ...
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How/when will my claymore bmg AMD gpu miner results show up in my wallet with Bitcoin core gold wallet?

Have set up miner from: Claymore.s.BTG.AMD.GPU.Miner.v12.6.zip Altso set up bitcoin core from : bitcoingold-0.15.0-win64-setup.exe. Changed zwal in the Claynore config to adress found in "debugwindows/...
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Mining for bitcoins [duplicate]

Does Bitcoin Core Wallet and Bitcoin Core Wallet Testnet both need to be running to mine? I can't see or tell any Bitcoin earning mining is taking place.