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Questions tagged [solo-mining]

refers to mining by yourself, not organized in a mining-pool

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how to setup solo mining software to mine aion coin?

how to setup solo mining software to mine aion coin in windows 10?? I need to mine aion coin without any pool .
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How to quit CGMiner 4.10.0

How do I quit CGMiner 4.10.0 the correct way so That I can see the payment screen ?
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How are nonces decided in mining?

I know that when I create a new block in a Bitcoin network, I change the nonce value to generate a block. The question is, do you randomly assign the values you assign to nonces? Or do you start with ...
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Does cgminer have to be on for me to solo mine for bitcoins

I see my antminer has cgminer built into it. Do I need to have cgminer on my computer screen while "solo mining" for bitcoins ? or can I just have the antminer on and hashing straight through the ...
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Is it possible to simulate a mining pool with localhost in windows?

All I want to do is run the miner in CPU (without mining any real coins, no online pool, and no wallet) without connecting to any online miner. I tried using XMRig miner to do a localhost run but ...
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Altcoin Solo mining Help / Advice

I am kind of stumped. I have been mining for about 6 months and have been trying out various methods in that time. I have used CPU, GPU (a combo of both) and most recently been using some older ASICS. ...
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Solo mining on created altcoin: not able to create block

I have forked the code of an altcoin to play with the param and understand the process Source here. Now I want to solo mine to create the blocks. The miner is on my PC and the server on a Ubuntu 16....
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When was the last time a block was solo-mined?

Was curious about it the other day, what would be the quickest way to check for the last block payout minus the transaction fee to know when the last block was solo mined? Thanks.
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Can miners be paid transaction fees even if they don't solve the current block?

I was recently mining on ltc.tbdice site which is a solo type site. They only pay out when a block is found and nearly all goes straight to the miner. I had set up a specific wallet address for this ...
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Is it possible to get bitcoin by mining bitcoin and get fee? [closed]

I know it's hard to mining bitcoin. How about get bitcoin fee by mining bitcoin solo and without a pool? I survey two ways, and want to ask which one is better? Mining bitcoin solo without using a ...
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Why search for a nonce linearly (+1) vs searching only even or odd nonces?

As a solo miner, you have the disadvantage of a minuscule hash rate compared to mining pools. Is it not possible to searching for only even nonces? Of course you risk the chance of missing the nonce, ...
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How can i mine solo with Bitcoin Core

It's only a question, i don't want to mine solo, knowing that it's not efficient, but since Bitcoin Core 0.13.0 how do we mine solo? (using rpc maybe?)
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How to confirm custom transaction with solo mining?

I'm looking to cgminer software (https://github.com/ckolivas/cgminer) for understand that how mining works. It is difficult to understand and there are lots of codes. For this I'm asking this question ...
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Bitcoin mining specification to write own mining application

Where can I find the design specifications to write my own mining application for mining bitcoin. More I read I find there are number of implementations and some pools only work with specific mining ...
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How to handle multiple share mining requests in solo

I was testing mining algorithm for solo and noticed that server keep sending the shares to work on (semetimes every 1 sec). In case of solo mining do I need to keep mining all the existing shares I ...
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How to setup Antminer D3 to solo mine to CANN wallet

I am trying to solo-mine CANN using my Antminer D3 directly to the full node wallet. I would really like to start adding decentralization to small coins just for the heck of it, but I am having some ...
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Is Solo Mining possible using Litecoin-qt?

Trying to "play the lottery" and solo-mine Litecoin by lighting up a couple of ATI graphics cards & putting them to work. (I know, I'll probably never mine any, but this way the upstairs gets ...
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Solo mining in Sep 2017 [duplicate]

Is solo mining still doable today? What is needed to tackle a whole block under a month alone, 100x Antminer S9, 100THash/s? Another question, does location play a role in this? Would it matter if ...
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Unable to mine on testnet

I want to try mining on testnet, I'm using cgminer and I got it working on the main network but when i'm runnig it on testnet I got (in debug mode): ] Testing pool http://127.0.0.1:18332 ] Probing ...
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Future of Pooled Mining

What do people think lies in store for the future of mining coins from the point of view of both pooled mining and mining individually?
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Problematic Levels of Miner Pooling [closed]

Was wondering what signs people look out for to indicate whether independent mining or pooled mining can become less feasible? and also, How can users detect problematic levels of miner pooling?
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Bitcoin mining sharing

How to share new block and get reward without pools? For example i find next block what do with it? Where i can send solutions to get reward? I can find new block in solo mining but don't know where ...
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Keeping valid shares for it's own when mining in a pool

How does a mining pool insure that the miner who will find the valid share for the current block will not use it for his solo mining?
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Mining without pool where does the bitcoin/reward go if successful?

I was wondering 2 things: How to set up cgminer to mine without a pool? If if I am successful solving the block how do I claim it / send to my Bitcoin wallet? I don't have a huge 'rig'. I know you ...
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How much internet traffic and bandwidth does mining with a pool need?

As you know the new Antminer S9 is available and its hash rate per second is 14TH. Now, my question is if I buy one of these, how much internet traffic and bandwidth do I need for mining by pool and ...
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How to use Bitcoin Core's submitblock method

I'm trying to understand how mining works. For learning purpose I'm using Bitcoin Core as solo mining pool. Getblocktemplate will return data that is enough to start mining witch is simple founding ...
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Does mining without a realistic chance of solving a block provide any benefit to the network?

Okay, before anyone votes to close this as a duplicate, I would like you to hear me out. Since I began using Bitcoin, I always thought about miners as the people that effectively "host" the bitcoin ...
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Expected value in pool mining vs. solo mining

Set aside the fact that pool mining provides a more steady stream of income than solo mining, and the fact that pools charge a fee for their services. Disregarding those facts, I have an argument for ...
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Solo mining without a pool?

Is it necessary to run a "full node" including port forwarding in order to solo mine Bitcoin without any involvement of a pool? I see that pools are offering solo mining as an option, but why would I ...
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Is it possible to win the Bitcoin lottery?

If you have a PC and you try casual solo mining on your PCs CPU is it theoretically possible to mine a block and get the full block reward if you get really lucky? I know this is extremely unlikely ...
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Need to increase mining operation power handling

What hardware do you need to increase mining operation power handling distribution for capabilities of handling the voltage/wattage? Any information about this topic is appreciated, thank you.
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mine the transactions on solo

Will i receive the transactions fee even if i don't find a block? If i create a personal pool and start mining in it is there a chance to find block? Even if i don't find a block and for e.g mine 30 ...
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Solo Cluster Mining

My company has a ~270 node cluster we're thinking of turning into a solo mining operation during downtime. Can anyone direct me to a comprehensive tutorial on how to set this up?
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How to tell how many hashes/sec the bitcoin core app on osx is running?

I'm curious how many hashes per sec my cpu is able to perform, is there some way to check this? This is a follow-up to this question.
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Using GPU mining with the Bitcoin Wallet

After asking this question about using the Bitcoin wallet to mine, I am wondering how I can get my GPU involved with the mining work? Is this possible? or this there other, non-pooling software that ...
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About traditional Bitcoin mining

I'm curious about traditional bitcoin mining, before pooling. Did an older version of the bitcoin wallet found on sourceforge have a mining feature built in which worked on a simple macbook? if so ...
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Having trouble solo mining [duplicate]

I mine for fun. Please no responses saying "You really shouldn't mine on that computer. At all. Forget mining exists." Whenever I try to mine using the instructions given in the README of the ...
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Solo mining error

so i have been trying to set up my pc to solo mine for almost a week now. i am using bitcoin core and guiminer v0.10.2. i have gotten to the point where i can start mining, but when i do i get this ...
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Bitcoind crashes directly after starting

I'm am trying to solo mine. My first problem is when I try to launch bitcoin client as server with guiminer I get this error Invalid -rpcallowip subnet specifications.* valid are a single ip. I ...
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Solo Mine with an AntMiner

How do I solo mine with an AntMiner? AntMiners use cgminer, which certainly supports GBT, but when I use http://<my_local_net_ip>:8332/ and my bitcoind username and password for "Worker" and "...
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Simultaneously Solo and Pool Mining

It's possible to send shares both to a localhost GBT "pool" (e.g., Bitcoin Core's) and to a remote Stratum pool.* Now, if I discover a block, won't both my localhost GBT "pool" and the remote pool ...
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How Do I create a Mining Pool for an Altcoin?

I made an altcoin using coincreator.net , but I can only mine it on an underpowered windows computer. I was wanting to make a pool so that my friends and I could mine it together from a Windows or a ...
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json_rpc_call solo mining with bitcoin running on Windows 7 for antminer

I setup BitcoinD on a Windows 7 PC. I configured for defaults except user/pw and rpcallowip=192.168.1.0/255.255.255.0. have also tried 192.168.1.* with no luck. I ultimately want to use an Antminer ...
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Get work on custom solo mining software

I'm making a bitcoin solo miner, what is the URL to get the current block header a with JSON call? I also need the URL where the work will be sent if a valid solution is found. Right now I'm trying ...
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Tracing solo miners and anonymity

Can one, theoretically, write a program that is similar to a solo miner but instead it just logs IPs of other computers on the bitcoin net to trace IPs that might have bitcoin wallets on them and then ...
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is it necessary to stay connected to internet [duplicate]

it could be a basic question for you guys, but i'm new in this. is it necessary to stay connected to internet while doing solo-mining ? is there any method to keep mining without permanent internet ...
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multi coin solo mining

I'm wondering about switching coins while solo mining? Does switching before I block is mined effect the odds of getting a block reward, or is it always essentially chance?? For example, if I mine ...
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How best can I use Raspberry pi and ASIC? [duplicate]

I had an old Raspberry pi with a Bitmain Antminer 2GH USB plugged into it. I have joined the bitminter pool and so far have 0.00000094 bitcoins. In other words, I don't expect to get rich. ...
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Mining on your own network, or creating your own mini pool

I have one computer set up and solo mining away. The bitcoin client is running in server mode, and bfgminer connects to it with -o 127.0.0.1:8332. I have a second computer that I'd also like to mine ...
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How to mine solo Vertcoin?

Now, I assume that probably all cryptocurrencies that have any value at all are impossible to mine alone for any realistic mining cluster setup, for a normal individual. However, I have been curious ...