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Error when mining with MacMiner

I am super new and I understand none of this. I am using MacMiner (the recent version). I opened up the FPGA/ASIC Miner and I get this error when I try to run it. [2021-04-15 15:05:52] Timers: ...
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Gen=0? Will still mine Bitcoin, but will not generate Rewards

I have a debug.log showing approximately 80 rewards from january 2009 to roughly sometime 2011. I am using bitcoin 0.8.6-beta with Gen=1 and I've ran my wallet through bitcoin 0.8.6 a few times. I've ...
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How do nodes fetch unconfirmed transactions?

I'm taking up a project to build a software in python to mine cryptocurrency (preferably bitcoin). I have an overview of the computation that needs to be done. I would like to know how nodes fetch ...
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Java code for Bitcoin Mining?

I am a student and doing research on Bitcoin. I wanted to know how mining is done but I wanted it see the some basic java code. Can some one provide me with resources? I would appreciate if some one ...
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What is the format of a Bitcoin block body?

To my understanding, the miners solve the nonce to get a valid block header based on the difficulty target. In the header, you have the Merkle root, which is generated from the transactions included ...
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Simple Python code miner which automatically mines and stops

I'm new at BTC mining and I'm still learning. I'm almost medium level in Python. I'm looking for a Python miner that automatically mines using the last block and stops when a new block is found and if ...
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Miners setting timestamps up to 2h into the Future

When a miner adds the Timestamp to a block template, it must satisfy two conditions: Timestamp must be greater than the Median Timestamp of the previous 11 blocks Timestamp must be less than its ...
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How can i write my own bitcoin miner software/program?

I want to produce satoshis from the computer's cpu or gpu, collect them in a pool and transfer them to the wallet I want. I've been searching for months, but I couldn't find a training set for what I ...
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Minig 0.5BTC per month with a single AntMiner S9

I've used some calculators and the most I've found is mining around 0.06BTC a month. That's without electricity, internet, and cooling. How much do the major pools mine with a single S9? Can it be ...
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How often should I call getblocktemplate?

I'm building a basic Bitcoin client in c# to better understand the mining protocol. I need help understanding Getblocktemplate. I have read the Getblocktemplate wiki, but I'm still having an issue ...
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How is crypto Mining actually validating the block?

As far as I understand in crypto-mining you are trying to find the nonce such that the hash starts with some amount of zero's. I do not understand how this nonce is used to actually validate anything.
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How fast should miners computer generate work for ASICS?

how fast does the beaglebone black generate work? modern asic miners exhaust the nonce range in around 2-3 milliseconds. say if it does exhaust in 2 milliseconds, and we need to keep the asics busy ...
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Bitcoin Miner Pseudo code

I want to understand how the mining process works so that I can code up my own bitcoin miner. Does anybody have pseudo code of a bitcoin miner that will help me achieve this? Also, help with an ...
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What open source miner applications are there?

What open source miner applications are there? Especially to see how the mining process works.
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Trying to download miner but Google Chrome marks them as malicious/malware

First I tried GUIMiner-scrypt and then cgminer-3.9.0-windows.zip Both archives are marked as malicious in Google Chrome. I googled and have not found articles about that. Do other people get such ...
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Can I mine a block with no transactions other than the coinbase?

Based on what I read, there is this script to build the Merkle root import hashlib def dblsha(data): return hashlib.sha256(hashlib.sha256(data).digest()).digest() txnlist = [...
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Easy to understand simple btc miner?

For study purpose , is there any simple btc miner code that are very easy to understand as long as i understand the concept of btc mining ? I've seen similar question on this website but the answer ...
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Is the native Bitcoin client intended for mining?

I can't understand, a native bitcoin client for calculations - will he be able to take part in mining? If not, what kind of native mining software should use? Does he even exist? I only found third ...
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A little help Mining software libraries

Are there any secure libraries in C/C++ or Python that can allow to get unconfirmed transactions, get block templates, create a block header, help check the structure of block, publish the block after ...
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Where do you get the transaction data & where do you submit your work?

The concept of bitcoin mining (hash functions & the goal) are well elaborated on many sites. There are also lots of examples. However, when going into real production I guess you need data like ...
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How to enable mining on daemon?

I forked bitocin and created a altcoin. Now I am running a node of it. There are currently 0 blocks because there are no miners. How can I enable mining on bitcoind? I tried adding gen=1 with config,...
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Bitcoin mining algorithm

I was looking at some sample mining algorithms and also some sample code and there was something which I didnt really understand. In Simple bitcoin mining algorithm he says , The simplest miner would ...
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Cryptomining in Games

Following the press last months, you could read articles about cryptomining via javascript. Basically, you open a web page, and a villiant person/company/organisation put some code in website which ...
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Difference between wallet and mining software?

What's the core difference between the mining and wallet software out there? I haven't been able to find any information on this so anything - technical or non is appreciated. Though I'm talking about ...
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Where can I find proof of work in the Bitcoin Core source code?

Does anyone knows which part of the Bitcoin Core source code contains the proof of work for mining, creating of block and adding to blockchain? What are the files and functions involved?
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how to fix mining software make error? bfgminer bitcoin

so i have bfgminer up on a linux machine running fine purring away at 67Mh/s solo mining (geforce gtx460) im attempting to build on a windows 10 machine i have tried msys2 mgwin32 and 64 bit nothing ...
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Full example data for scrypt Stratum-client [closed]

I'm trying to write a Mining client for Scrypt-based mining using Stratum Communication. As of now, I have some trouble verifying all my bit orders and sequences. Hashes I'm generating get always ...
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Endianess of txids when calculating Merkle Root from getblocktemplate

I am trying to solve a merkle root from a previously mined block. Specifically this block... https://www.blockchain.com/en/btc/block/000000000003ba27aa200b1cecaad478d2b00432346c3f1f3986da1afd33e506 ...
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Can we check if a miner has validated the solution?

When a miner finds a solution for the block and broadcasts it to the other node, all the other nodes verify if it is a correct solution or not. The idea pops up a few questions in my head: I read ...
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Why do miners go offline?

As per my understanding mining process in bitcoin is fully automated. A manual intervention is needed only when: (i) A hardware failure occurs (ii) You might want to cool down the hardware (iii) You ...
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Problem connecting on Slush's pool with GUIMiner, i tried many Host adress to connect, every time it says the target computer expressly reject it

I'm on Windows 10 with GUIminer, i want to mine on the slush's pool but every time i enter every host adress i saw it didn't work on slush pool. I entered the right login for my miner and on ...
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What bitcoin mining software is easy to use and start mining immediately with a pool & new ASIC boards?

I'm looking to just start mining with my cheap laptop, but wanted to just ask whats the easiest mining software to setup and let it run in the background when my machine is idle. And the software has ...
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Do mining clients affect efficiency of mining?

Excuse my ignorance. I'm new to this. When trying to start mining, does it matter which client I choose to do the mining? If so, to what end?
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Curious about building a mining software

I am trying to learn and understand more about mining software, and so I am trying to build a simple 1 to try it out. I have been reading resources from SlushPool and a bit from the google link they ...
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C++ source code for bitcoin miner software?

Does anyone know where to get the C++ source code of one workable bitcoin miner?
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Want to write my own solo cpu bitcoin miner

I just want to understand how this mining process works (from the developers point of view from very start to end). Can someone guide me towards a doc or a open source code (I am newbie here so a VERY ...
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How to mine a genesis block?

Following this guide, I'm trying to learn how to mine a genesis block, not to launch another altcoin or anything, blockchain databases are going to be important and I want to be ahead of the curve. I'...
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How do I mine VoteCoin?

First I am not trying to open a bank but I have a core i3 3210 @ 3.20 GHz and a gt 210(pretty bad).I know I am late at mining so I thought of alt coins,like people who invested in bitcoin first, now ...
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Does BitMinter not use CPU's for mining at all?

I just started using BitMinter on several computers. They have decent GPU's that are detected and working fine, but I'd like to be able to use my CPU's also and I can't seem to find any method to ...
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Why doesn't the Bitcoin core team develop official Bitcoin mining software?

If I am right, the Bitcoin Core just maintains the software necessary to run a full node. Essentially it's the code for the Bitcoin wallet, which just verifies blocks, but doesn't mine. But mining is ...
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Why am I getting only about 3k to 300k hashes per second?

I have written a python script to mine bitcoin. I am however getting only 3k to 300k hashes per second Here is the code: import time import hashlib import random import string size_of_rand_input =...
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How to solo-mine bitcoins with bfgminer?

I'm completely new to Bitcoin, so my understanding of mining is still improving. I downloaded BFGMiner, and now I would like to perform some solo mining. (I would rather have it use my GPU, but if a ...
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How can I solo mine using Bitcoin Core?

I want to mine Bitcoin using the Bitcoin Core client. I have followed the steps on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd4Opw0Upok, but when I type "setgenerate true" in the console, it replies with "...
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What program do I need to mining coins?

I see there are hundreds of coins in the market. Can I use one program to mine all of them?
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Is it possible to use hardware RNG with ccminer or similar mining software

So - I have one of the original LockBox devices - we no longer use. It's basically a micro atx motherboard and enclosure with processor and hdd and ram... simple stuff. There is a hardware RNG on it ...
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Good Bitcoin Mining Software? [closed]

Does anyone know of any of the best Bitcoin Mining Software? I have been looking for mining software for a while, but I can't seem to find any. I'm using Windows 8 if that helps.
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How to create your own bitcoin mining software? [closed]

Can we create mining software, if yes, how?
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How to resolve Minera cgminer "no devices found" error after installing additional GekkoScience USB-Antsticks?

I successfully completed my first attempt to configure my Raspberry Pi for Bitcoin mining with a GekkoScience USB Antstick and Minera; however, after installing additional Antsticks, my env somehow ...
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Best GUI Miner - To use with slush pool

I have recently wanted to get into mining some crypto currency. And would like to use a GUI based miner for ease and convenience. But I haven’t found any that seem to be any good yet it that are easy ...
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Mining on Mac OSX

Has anyone successfully set up a miner on Mac OSX? What are the most recent mining clients that will work on my 2011 MacBook Pro? I've tried DiabloMiner and poclbm but can't seem to get them running. ...