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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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How do I start mining?

I have only known about Bitcoin for maybe a month now. I don't know what I need to start mining, but I had these two programs that were said to be needed for the Bitcoins. I deleted these programs ...
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What is NTime rolling/nonce range? And what miners support it?

From Slush's pool's homepage: Pool now supports Long polling and NTime rolling. Older miners have many problems with those new features, which can negatively affect your rewards. Please update your ...
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Full example data for scrypt Stratum-client

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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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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How can I code a Bitcoin JSON-RPC “getwork” request in Java?

I'm not entirely sure whether to ask this question on Bitcoin-SE or Stack Overflow, but I decided to post it here due to the direct relevancy of the question to Bitcoin and the general prominence of ...
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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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Mining pool software for home use

I have tried to set up a mining pool with my home computers. I am running bitcoind on one machine, and the others, also running bitcoind, were started with --url and --userpass to my central bitcoind ...
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Is there a command line Bitcoin CPU miner for Windows?

Is there a Bitcoin miner that I can run using the command line on Windows? I want a CPU miner, not a GPU miner.
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is there a Java or C# library for mining bitcoins?

Hi guys is there a Java or C# library for mining bitcoins? I am hoping to incorporate it into an application. I have read the other questions that asked about libraries but i need to know if these ...