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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, but when I type "setgenerate true" in the console, it replies with "...
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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 [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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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