Primecoin Mining is still mainly done on CPUs, with the ongoing spikes te rente regarding XPM it is now profitable to rent servers for pennies on the hour and waterput them to work mining XPM. Renting cloud services to mine is a excellent way to decentralize the mining network and add security to the network, spil well spil make some money on the side. I am going to voorstelling you how.
What you will need:
- Paypal account or valid Credit Card.
- Primecoin (XPM) Address [from your private primecoin client or from your preferred cryptocoin exchange]
- Internet connection
Digital Ocean is one of the more competitively priced ordinary cloud hosting services ter the world, what’s more, Digital Ocean has explicitly stated that the mining of Primecoin is permitted on their servers and you will not be banned for your activities. Some other cloud services have not bot so understanding.
Create an account at www.digitalocean.com. Click the yellow Sign-Up button on the top-right of the webpagina.
Choose a secure email address and a password and you’re good to go.
Once you are into your account, clicking anywhere will meteen you to their Billing pagina.
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Meet up a credit card or top off your account with Paypal to get began. Once your billing information is satisfactory to Digital Ocean, you can embark creating droplets.
The more cores you have, the more chains vanaf day you will have. The single CPU option does not work well with Primeminer so I would suggest going with at least two cores.
Next, select the region geographically closest to you.
Next, make sure to choose Debian 7.0 64 bit spil your Photo.
Next, Create your droplet and your credentials will be sent to your email.
Upon receiving your credentials, click to your Droplets spijskaart where you will be able to see each of your Droplets, and select the one that you wish to access.
Once there, you can get Console Access through the webstek itself without having to download Putty.
You will be taken to a pagina where a black screen will explosion. This is your guideline console.
Come in ‘root’ spil your login, and come in the password provided to your email spil the password.
Upon successful login, you’ll be able to inject control your miner and pass it guidelines te the form of code.
Come in te the following strings exactly.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install yasm -y git make g++ build-essential libminiupnpc-dev
sudo apt-get install -y libboost-all-dev libdb++-dev libgmp-dev libssl-dev dos2unix
git clone https://github.com/thbaumbach/primecoin
make -f makefile.unix
You are installing all the necessary drivers and programs to mine Primecoin, and some of the guidelines may take some time to fully execute. Be patient, the prize is worth it!
Now that everything is set up, you are ready to embark your Primecoin miner and point it at a pool. For simpleness sake, I have provided the settings for mining on beeeeer.org. Beeeeer.org uses your receiving Primecoin address spil the username and coins are automatically sent once they reach a threshold of Trio XPM.
To commence your miner, inject te the below code substituting the <,information>, with your specific settings.
./primeminer -poolip=<,xx.xxx.xxx.xx>, -poolport=1337 -pooluser=<,Primecoin Address>, -poolpassword=PASSWORD -genproclimit=<,# of cores>,
Choose your IP from the following options:
Once running, it should look something like this:
Rinse and Repeat for numerous droplets, up to Five, and make sure to invite your interested amigos!
Go to www.beeeeer.org/user/<,your address>, to check your progress, spil I said before payouts are automatic at every 3XPM.
You can also go to http://xpm.syware.den/ and submit your address to see information on how your miner is doing.
Commence mining before the difficulty gets higher!