How long does it take to mine one Monero?

It’s been a couple of weeks since I tried out different Monero mining strategies. Both with a consentual mining popup on this very blog and having an 8 core server mining Monero 24/7 (and having my desktop machine at home help out a bit when online). So far I’ve mined 463,692,596 H (Hashes) which translates […]

Using Coinhive with any Mining Pool

I recently tried out of it was possible to use browser visitors with the coinhive webassembly miner with any mining pool and it works with projects like coin-hive-stratum. Disclaimer: I don’t know if that’s intended by the coinhive developers, since they’re basically being profitable with people using their miner with their pool, but I was […]

How to mine Monero with the XMR Stak Miner on Linux

XMR-Stak is somewhat of a go-to miner if you mine Monero or Aeon on the command line. The miner supports CPU, Nvidia and AMD GPUs. Let’s go over how to use it on Linux. Another user on reddit pointed out that I should probably give xmr-stak a try since it supposedly is faster than the […]

How To Mine Monero (XMR) with your CPU on Linux

Monero is a cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin and in this blogpost we’re going to have a look at how to mine some Monero through a command line based miner on Linux. In contrast to Bitcoin and Ethereum a strong mining GPU is not impacting the payoffs as much since the cryptonight algorithm is CPU friendlier. […]

Testing Coin Hive Crowd Source Monero Mining

Yesterday I found a tweet about a monetisation possibility that enables cryptocurrency mining through JavaScript. More precisely it lets you mine XMR or Monero, a cryptocurrency not unlike Bitcoin, through users of your websites. The JavaScript miner and mining pool is provided by Coin Hive. Monero currently trades at around 88$ per XMR (the Monero […]