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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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Coinhive for bitcoin/ethereum

I know that CPU mining wouldn't pay for electricity bill, but what if some sort of CPU miner was deployed to a website? Similarly to CoinHive with Monero. Would such mining make sense? I started ...
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Gridseed not mining bitcoin - no shares accepted

So I have had my Gridseed (5 chips) for about a week now, and still couldn't mine any Bitcoin, only Scrypt. I am currently only able to mine with minerd, using Scrypt, and I am on a Mac. I tried to ...
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What do `minerd`s feedback messages (LONGPOLL, yay, boo) mean?

I have been testing a script that essentially runs (incomplete command shown here!): minerd --algo scrypt -s 45 --retry-pause 5 --threads $threads --url ... Among the feedback messages, while minerd ...
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Cpuminer problem: empty reply from server

When I run the following command: minerd.exe -o http://eu-stratum.btcguild.com:3333 -u username_1 -p password -a sha256d -R 2 I get this: 2 miner threads started, using 'sha256d' algorithm. Binding ...
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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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What does “PROOF OF WORK RESULT: false (booooo)” mean when mining?

I'm mining (Litecoin miner, shouldn't matter) with minerd, and got this in the output: [2011-10-13 07:12:02] thread 1: 5524 hashes, 0.96 khash/sec [2011-10-13 07:12:02] thread 0: 5415 hashes, 0.95 ...