Monero – CPU mining steps

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Moneto Wallet client

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Monero miner – Windows


Miner Config file =

"pool_address" : "",
"wallet_address" : "YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS",
"pool_password" : "x",

Monero miner – Linux

# Ubuntu 14.04

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install gcc-5 g++-5 make
    sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/gcc gcc /usr/bin/gcc-5 1 --slave /usr/bin/g++ g++ /usr/bin/g++-5
    curl -L | tar -xvzf - -C /tmp/
    cd /tmp/cmake-3.4.1/ && ./configure && make && sudo make install && cd -
    sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/cmake cmake /usr/local/bin/cmake 1 --force
    sudo apt install libmicrohttpd-dev libssl-dev libhwloc-dev

    git clone
    cmake .
    make install

#set memory page
sudo sysctl -w vm.nr_hugepages=128 

#Run miner in screen
screen -S monero sudo ./xmr-stak-cpu

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Docker version of miner

Miner configuration =

docker run -itd --restart unless-stopped -e WALLET_ADDRESS='YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS' -e POOL_PASSWORD='x' -e POOL_ADDRESS='' -e AUTO_THREAD_CONFIG=true --name xmr-stak-cpu timonmat/xmr-stak-cpu

Monero client sync

Speed up the initial blockchain sync with these steps:

# WINDOWS: Create a new folder with Windows File Explorer, and use your web browser to download the following two files to the new folder

# WINDOWS: Double click the Monero zip file that has been downloaded to extract it. Then open Command Prompt. Use the 'cd' command to naviate to your new folder
cd monero
monero-blockchain-import.exe --verify 0 --input-file ./blockchain.raw

# WINDOWS: Delete the raw blockchain download as it is no longer needed
del blockchain.raw

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