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Alternative Proof-of-Work function employed by Cryptocurrencies such as e.g. Litecoin and Dogecoin.

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Help in understanding block header input data for scrypt

I am an computer engineering student trying to understand how the Litecoin scrypt algorithm works. I downloaded the Github cp-uminer. Can someone give me some examples what the input data look like ...
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security of the mining algorithms litecoin vs bitcoin - scrypt vs sha256?

how is the cryptanalysis' current state on both sha256 and litecoin's scrypt? is litecoin's scrypt on a security level like sha256? by security i simply mean ways to "break"/"de-cipher" the hash ...
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Mining block are not accepted if BIP related values changed to 0 or 1

I am creating own alt from LiteCoin source. So I have changed hashGenesisBlock , hashMerkleRoot , nonce , timestamp etc.Things are working fine if i don't make BIP34Height , BIP65Height , BIP66Height &...
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Zeusminer Blizzards no longer working with bfgminer 5.0.0

I was mining off a raspberry pi with some zeus blizzards, I've had to format the SD because it got corrupted and so I took the chance to install the latest bfgminer. the raspberry is running raspbian ...
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Splitting hashpower over multiple pools

Is it possible to split the mining hashpower of a rented mining rig over multiple pools simultaneously? Say, I rent a scrypt mining power of 5 Mh/s. What I want to do is point that rig to a stratum ...
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Multi GPU mining broken since upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

This is related to scrypt mining. I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and after a bit of a hassle I have got almost everything working, except my mining. The issue seems to be a mismatch between OpenCL and ...
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How to monitor hash rate over time to diagnose issues

Running a Scrypt mining rig using GPUs. Want to know if there's a way to monitor your hash rate over time. Pool stats arent that reliable from what I understand. CG Watcher, does a decent job, but ...
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cgminer not accepting or rejecting

I have a R9 280x Toxic edititon and I've set up cgminer with latest catalyst on ubuntu 12.04.3 the thing is, if I run cg miner like cgminer --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://url:3333 -u a.b -p c -I 13 -g ...
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Share is above target when switching between stratums

I'm running a pool for some friends and myself, where we mine both dogecoin and litecoin (and occasionaly some other flavor of the day). The farms are pointing to a simple proxy: a C daemon that is ...
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CGminer multiple instances

I think I need to run multiple instances but they seem to effect each other. Device 0: 7970 Device 1: 7970 Device 2: 7950 I can get both 7970's into one instance with: cgminer.exe --scrypt -I 13 --...