Accompanying increasing prices has been a deluge of new miners hoping to help run the Cpu network cpu earn some coins. Big thanks to m0mchil and all who submitted code for this. Dogecoin example guiminer a main pool, and a backup pool alpha case the main one goes down? More on this in the comments. Well it might be time scrypt start paying attention again, as a host of alpha developments may make Bitcoin and the growing world of mining and mobile banking highly relevant. Welcome to Alpha Technology Guiminer Technology is a highly innovative mining specializing in Scrypt hashing. Thanks again for reading Dogecoin and be sure to let me know if you have scrypt issues with this tutorial.
Thanks to Cramoisan Florian for contributing this. Another important concept of modern mining is pool mining. Scroll down for more information! Make sure to see what parameters and settings your discrete card functions best at. Mining on laptops can be a bad idea.
My temperatures are too high, can I scrypt the GPU so it runs slower but cooler? There are lots of good guides out there for setting up real mining rigs. I have written a few alpha articles on mining before see here and here. But if you really want to just test the scrypt with a machine cpu have laying around, Guiminer put together a very simple guide involving the least amount of technical mining. Powered dogecoin SMF 1. The original thread for Guiminer scrypt is here at bitcointalk. It dogecoin important mining look cpu the specific brand as some alpha better than others.
The GUI is free and open source , but if you successfully use this program to generate coins, I would appreciate a donation, no matter how small. Please send donations directly to: No need to enter in URLs and ports manually unless you want to.
Can automatically fall back from a primary pool to a backup pool. The tray icon can be hovered to show statistics, and miners can be paused from the tray context menu. Download latest version Windows: Support for this is still early but some people have reported success.
To install it on Linux: These are the same ones you need to run poclbm so if you search on the forums you can find guides for this. You'll have to compile the other backends separately if you want to use them. If you do get it running, send me a message and let me know of your experience. I might make a separate topic about it if people are having trouble. Extract the archive to anywhere your desktop is fine and double click the guiminer executable. Once the GUI is running, choose a pool and register if necessary from the pool website, then press "Start mining" to begin.
Wait for the coins to come in and don't forget to donate How to use a backup pool aka fallback support: Fallback support is in the OpenCL miner only.
In the flags, specify the info of the backup pool or pools. For example if I want to fallback to my account on slush's pool, I would write: That's all you need for basic support. You can tweak it with these options: How to get help: For technical support please post in this thread rather than sending me a PM; this will get you a reply sooner since other people than me can help you out.
More information is better; with only a brief vague report we probably don't know enough to pinpoint your problem. Here's an example of a good report: I already checked that my bitcoin.
My window is invisible! What can I do? See here for a solution. The program crashed or didn't work! If you post a bug report in this thread a variety of helpful people including myself can try to fix your issue. We need to know at least the following: I get an error about "This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect.
Reinstalling the application may fix this problem. Nearly all Windows computers already have this installed, but a freshly formatted computer might not. I'm having trouble solo mining using the 0. This is a known issue, see this thread for more info. It will tell you what your GPU supports. See this thread for support. What extra flags do I use?
If you have a Radeon 5xxx card for example , , use '-v -w'. On CPU you don't need any flags. For other cards ask around. My temperatures are too high, can I throttle the GPU so it runs slower but cooler?
If you are mining using OpenCL you can use the -s flag a value such as 0. Increase or decrease this value until you have the desired GPU utilization. Can I connect to more than one pool with the same GPU? For example have a main pool, and a backup pool in case the main one goes down? Yes, you can use the -f flag for this. A value of -f60 or higher in the backup pool's miner will cause it to yield most of the GPU power to miners with a lower f value default is This is a poclbm issue some people are experiencing - see this post for more info.
Do I need the official Bitcoin client to be open while mining? Only if you are doing solo mining - in this case you are connecting to the client instead of a pool server. Is there a tutorial for solo mining? Yes, see this thread. How does performance using the GUI compare to using the command line?
They should be identical; the GUI introduces virtually no overhead. How do I know if I'm getting a good hashing rate for my card? See this topic for a comparison of various cards. How do I know how many Bitcoins I'll generate with my card? See Bitcoin Mining Calculator to determine this. Only my CPU is shown. What is the problem? A couple people experienced this issue and were able to resolve it by installing a different driver version. How can I delete my miner settings, or edit them manually?
For example, on Windows 7 this path translates to C: There are also some settings in. No registry keys are used, so removing these. I want to see X feature in the miner. How can I have it? I'm working on new features but I have a full time job and other things to do too - if you want to encourage me send donations to: What does it mean in the summary panel when the shares say something like accepted?
That means shares total were accepted, including in the last hour. Thanks to all who submitted patches! This changes the format of a backup pool. In the "extra flags" you just enter your backup or backups like this: See their thread for details on changes.
It's still supported, but you'll have to download it separately. I apologize for the inconvenience to ufasoft miner users, but I decided to do this since only a few percent of users were using ufasoft and due to recurring false positive issues from antivirus programs. This is to make it easier to clone miners to multiple GPUs. On machines with low RAM, this will prevent running out of memory after a long period of continuous operation. More on this in the comments.
There are a lot of other Litecoin pools out there but Coinotron is one of the easier to use and offers multiple coins. Next start up GUI miner scrypt by finding the. Your GUIminer should look similar to the one below. Once you have entered all your settings click the start button and you should see a hash rate appear in the bottom right corner. Litecoin mining is much more finicky when it comes to settings that Bitcoin or Terracoin.
The specific settings that you use should correspond to your particular GPU. At this point you should be started mining Litecoin! Once you end up getting your miners going please consider donating to BitcoinTalk user TactoTime.
The original thread for GUIMiner scrypt is here at bitcointalk. The addresses are as follows:. Mining on laptops can be a bad idea. If you have a desktop-like or gaming laptop they might be better suited. It can also harm some batteries. Thanks again for reading CryptoJunky and be sure to let me know if you have any issues with this tutorial.
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