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Shares refers to a method for accounting mining pool contributions. It does not cover company shares.

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Why doesn't the number of shares in my miner match the number of shares reported by my pool?

It was my understanding that I have found a share, when the miner reports accepted:...(yay). However, the number of shares I'm being credited with in my pool is much lower than the number in the ...
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Understanding Shares in Pool Mining

I just started mining today at Dogechain pool. I wanted to see what mining was like, so I'm only using minerd with my CPU. I don't expect a lot until I get a GPU rig going, but something doesn't seem ...
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CGMiner, share sizes, what does a shares size with a G appended mean, how much larger than a M (million) share is it?

Well I think I can retire mining now, I how produced this huge hash overnight So, I have looked everywhere. How much is a G share in comparison to a M (million) share? There is no logical step from ...
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Why would I have so many rejected shares while mining?

I am mining litecoin with give-me-coins and I have the following info on website's stats section Valid Paid: 118 Invalid (Not Paid): 113 (95.76%) As far as I know this is not very good. How can ...
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Cant understand how share difficulty affects my chances in solo mining with a pool

So obviously I am not solo mining bitcoin but I think the underlying principles are the same so you guys could help me out here. I am solo mining ergo on a solo pool (herominers solo pool) What I do ...
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In a mining pool, how do shares counting works with vardiff?

I was reading this very interesting page: https://slushpool.com/help/hashrate-proof/ I read the "How does the mining and hash rate calculation work?" section and with a fixed difficulty for all ...
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Why mining pools miners need to choose their difficulty?

I read this and this. It said: "The traditional method involves assigning members a work unit comprised of a particular range of nonce, the number that blockchain miners are computing for. Once the ...
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Not Getting shares but have decent Hashrate [duplicate]

Just signed up and need help.kinda new to bit mining and am using slushes pool with guiminer and cannot get any accepted shares from my Radeon HD 6870 ,it has Hash rate of 200mh/s and 0 shares after ...
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Accepted shares won't go above 200

I'm new to Bitcoin mining, but I'd like to think I got things set up. I'm using guiminer, on slush's pool. For some reason, my accepted shares won't go above 200. I have no stale shares but my ...
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Why does the Stratum protocol use a Share Difficulty of 2^32?

In the comments below his answer to my recent question about Network Difficulty, Pieter noted that Stratum Share Difficulty is an entirely separate concept. See https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Does getting shares when mining mean that I have earned a reward? [closed]

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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What's the point for mining pools to set a higher target?

I'm reading the Mastering Bitcoin 10th chapter, and quote Similarly, a mining pool will set a (higher and easier) pool target that will ensure that an individual pool miner can find block header ...
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Why do I see a 'Yay' with a 70% match, and a 'Booo' with a 75% match?

Just what the title states. I'm just a couple of days into this idle CPU utilization thing; I run a CPU miner (x-coin-minerd on a Windows 7 box). Scrolling through the command line output I see ...
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Lost mining shares when restarted GUIMiner

I am new to BTC mining, even totally new to bitcoins. I closed and restarted my GUIMiner and all my bitcoin shares were gone. What am I doing wrong? Is there a way to persist these shares across ...
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Does the low difficulty for my pool give my miners more guesses per block?

I understand that my chances are better at winning the lottery are better than guessing a block, but humor me please. If I have a pool with 2 miners will my miners offer more "guesses" at ...
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I have over 10,000 shares accepted. How can I find out how much bitcoin that is? [closed]

I have over 10,000 shares accepted. How does that translate to bitcoin? How much bitcoin is 10,000 shares? It says it will transfer to my wallet when I get .01 bitcoin. But so far, nothing in my ...
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Can a miner's hashrate be derived from shares submitted at a given difficulty? [duplicate]

Trying to generate useful stats about client activity in a pool. If a quantity of submitted (timestamped) shares is known, and the difficulty of each share is known, how can the client's aggregate ...
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Solo mining: Stratum from pool 0 detected new block at height

I'm using ckpool which is a solo Bitcoin "pool". If I see this message "Stratum from pool 0 detected new block at height" what does that mean in the context of a solo pool? In ...
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Can a miner not find a share in his work unit?

I understand that a mining pool operator distribute work units at it miners. Is it possible that a miner can find no share in his work unit? If is the case, this mean a miner can work for nothing?
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what is preventing me from changing difficulty every submit when pool mining?

If I do pool mining at difficulty=1000 and I find a share with difficulty=2000, I can tell the pool that I was mining at difficulty=2000 and then submit the share. I can earn more in this way. Does ...
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How long to get an accepted share?

I am very new to bitcoin mining and am unsure if I set up GUIMiner correctly. I have a new MacBook Pro with a discrete graphics card (ATI Radeon R9 M370X) and am getting about 129 Mhash/s according to ...
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Can bitcoin pools set a different difficulty value other than the network difficulty

I would like to know if bitcoin pools can give a different difficulty value other than the network difficulty or is the network difficulty the same for everybody
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In order to send more hashes for mining do you need to connect into a bigger mining pool?

After the rate at which you can generate hashes, what determines the rate at which you can send hashes to be checked? I'm guessing connecting into a bigger pool would help spread your load?
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Why to mine with a high difficult on PPLNS

I'm trying poolmining ob btc-guild with the cgminer and try to calculate by testing if it is worth it or not. One thing I wondered is: Why should I want to set a high difficult / not the lowest one, ...
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How do pools determine a pool-user's hashrate? [duplicate]

How do pools determine a pool-user's hashrate? It seems they would base it on the particular user's difficulty or rate of accepted shares.
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CPUminer minerd output confusion (OLY & crypticpool). How do I get multiple, "yay!!!" in a single block?

I'm a bit confused by the output of my minerd from cpuminer because my understanding is that there is a 3 minute block target time, but somehow I got 4 submitted hashes in less than a minute, and it ...
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Bitminter Blocks: why didn't my balance change? [closed]

I recently started mining in BitMinter's Pool. I realized I had 10 proof of works accepted by the server, but my balance didn't change. What am I missing?
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Questions about Bitcoin mining hardware and in pools [closed]

I have recently found out about Bitcoin, and as I read more and found about about hardware and stuff, I thought of a lot of questions. So Butterfly Labs has Bitcoin mining hardware, and I was ...
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Bit coin as equity

Can we use Bit coin as equity for company shares. How do we exchange the bit coin for real money the banks will accept?
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